ATEX-Compliant IR Temperature Sensors

FLIR A310 ex

Model: FLIR A310 ex, 25°
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Explosive atmospheres need to be protected from ignition sources. Selecting equipment and protective systems which meet the requirements of the ATEX Product Regulations or similar regulations is essential. FLIR A310 ex is an ATEX compliant solution, with a thermal imaging camera mounted in an enclosure, making it possible to monitor critical and other valuable assets also in explosive atmospheres. Typical applications for the A310 ex include process monitoring, quality control, and fire detection in explosive locations. Because the FLIR A310 ex is rated IP 67, it can be installed in dusty environments. The Flame-Proof Enclosure "d"prevents any explosion transmission from the inside of the enclosure to the outside

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  • Integrated Controller

    The integrated controller features several digital I/O channels and sensors for temperature, humidity and pressure. Among other functions, the I/O channels enable the user to switch on/off the camera and the heater via remote control. The access is accomplished through an integrated web interface or Modbus TCP/IP. The integrated controller is equipped with two fber optic and two Ethernet parts. This enables a flexible network integration in star or ring topologies

  • Heater

    FLIR A310 ex comes with a heater which effectively prevents fogging and fireezing of the protection window


    The FLIR A310 ex is ATEX-certifed. It can be installed in classifcation zones 1, 2, 21 and 22. The certifcation comprises the whole system, which includes the enclosure, as well as all components inside, such as the thermal imaging camera, heater and integrated controller

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Alarm Functions
6 automatic alarms on any selected measurement function, Digital In, Camera temperature, timer
Alarm Output
Digital Out, log, store image, file sending (ftp), email (SMTP), notification
Infrared camera with lens, in explosion-proof housing, cardboard box, Printed documentation, User documentation CD-ROM, Utility CD-ROM
Detector Type
Focal Plane Array (FPA), uncooled microbolometer
Difference Temperature
Delta temperature between measurement functions or reference temperature
Empty Volume
5.06 l
External Dimensions [without sun shield]
D = 170 mm, L = 408 mm
FLIR Screen-EST Mode
Housing material & Surface
Nickel-plated aluminium / Powder coated
Integrated Controller
4-port switch with 2 × fiber-optic LC 100Base-FX or 2 × RJ45(10/100) up-links, ring-topology support for reduced cabling effort, 2 × internal temperature sensors, air humidity and pressure sensor, digital output module controllable via Modbus TCP/IP or web interface to enable turning the heater on/off
Packaging Size
495 x 370 x 192 mm (19.5 x 14.6 x 7.6 in.)
Protection Window
Germanium, double-sided AR Coated, externally with additional hard-carbon layer
6.7 kg (without camera and lens)
1–8× continuous, digital, interpolating zooming on images
Connections & Communications
Control, result and image
Ethernet Communication
TCP/IP socket-based FLIR proprietary
Ethernet Configuration
Pigtail with FC-connector (fiber)
Ethernet Image Streaming
16-bit 320 × 240 pixels @ 7-8 Hz - Radiometric
Ethernet Medium
Multi-mode breakout fiber AT-V(ZN)Y(ZN)Y 4G50/125 OM2
Ethernet Protocols
Ethernet/IP, Modbus TCP, TCP, UDP, SNTP, RTSP, RTP, HTTP, ICMP, IGMP, ftp, SMTP, SMB (CIFS), DHCP, MDNS (Bonjour), uPnP
Ethernet Standard
100 Mbps / IEEE 802.3
Ethernet Video Streaming
MPEG-4, ISO/IEC 14496-1 MPEG-4 ASP@L5
Length of Ethernet cable
4 m (13 ft.)
Power Cable & Configuration
Helukabel 37264 / Pigtail
Storage Media
Built-in memory for image storage
Ambient temperature range for operation
–40°C to 60°C (-40°F to 140°F)
Atmospheric transmission correction
Automatic, based on inputs for distance, atmospheric temperature and relative humidity
Emissivity Correction
Variable from 0.01 to 1.0
Protection Class
Verification Certificate
ZELM 12 ATEX 0485 X
Explosion protection-specific
ATEX certification (version-AXC)
EX-Protection Gas: II 2G Ex d IIC T6 Gb, EX-Protection Dust: II 2D Ex tb IIC T85° Db
For use in EX zone
1, 2, 21, and 22
Ignition protection category
Flame-proof enclosure "d"
Maximum Surface Temp [temp class T6]
Maximum 85°C
Imaging & Optical
Color Palettes
Color palettes (BW, BW inv, Iron, Rain)
Detector Pitch
25 µm
Detector Time Constant
Typical 12 ms
Field of view (FOV) - Focal Length
25° × 18.8° with 18 mm (0.7 in.) lens
Automatic or manual (built in motor)
Image Frequency
30 Hz
IR Resolution
320 × 240 pixels
Lens Identification
Minimum Focus Distance
0.4 m (1.31 ft.)
Spatial resolution (IFOV)
1.36 mrad with 25° lens
Spectral Range
7.5–13 µm
Thermal Sensitivity/NETD
< 0.05°C @ +30°C (+86°F) / 50 mK
Measurement & Analysis
±2°C (±3.6°F) or ±2% of reading
10 boxes with max./min./average/position
External Optics & Windows Correction
Automatic, based on input of optics/window transmission and temperature
1 with above/below/interval
Measurement Corrections
Global and individual object parameters
Measurement Option
Measurement Mask Filter Schedule response: File sending (ftp), email (SMTP)
Object Temperature Range
–20 to +120°C (–4 to +248°F) 0 to +350°C (+32 to +662°F)
Optics Transmission Correction
Automatic, based on signals from internal sensors
Reference Temperature
Manually set or captured from any measurement function
Reflected apparent temperature correction
Automatic, based on input of reflected temperature
Set-up Commands
Date/time, Temperature°C/°F
Spot Meter
Length of Power Cable
4 m (13 ft.)
Maximum Electric Connection Power
60 W
Maximum power of the Additional Heater
16 W
Operating Voltage
24 V DC
Storage Media
File Formats
Standard JPEG, 16-bit measurement data included
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