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Could Hazardous Gas Be Trapped Inside My Industrial Cabinet?

Posted by Zach Lohr on Thu, Jan 24, 2013

Q. We have an industrial cabinet (1.2 m x 0.8 m x 2 m) that is segregated into two halves with a door on the front and back. We want to properly configure a Type X purge system for this enclosure. Air has the ability to freely flow between the two compartments. Our concern is related to this segregation/separation of the two compartments. We believe there might still be hazardous gas trapped inside after the purging process is complete.

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Topics: Purge/ Pressurization Systems, Ask an Expert, Hazardous Area Enclosures/ Equipment

5 Questions Answered: Intrinsic Safety Barriers

Posted by Zach Lohr on Wed, Aug 22, 2012

Question one

I have a KFD2-UT2-Ex.1 and would like to know what software/hardware I need to have?

A) The PACTware software and interface technology DTM software are free and can be downloaded from our website. One nice thing to point out is all Pepperl+Fuchs intrinsic safety barriers use the same DTM. You will also need a cable to configure a barrier. You can use either the K-ADP-1 (RS-232) or K-ADP-USB (USB).

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Topics: Ask an Expert, Intrinsic Safety Barriers, Zener Barriers

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