Thermal Conductivity Gas Sensor MTCS

Designed for use with Gas Sensing Microsystem, or MGSM3000 Gas Sensing Module. The thermal conductivity sensor is measuring the concentration of a specific gas between a hot surface resistor and an ambient temperature reference resistor using the thermal conductivity coefficient of the gas itself.

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Alain Grisel
alain.grisel@microsens.ch
+41 327 205161
Rue Jaquet-Droz 1 – 2007
Neuchâtel
Switzerland
www.microsens.ch
Manufacturer
Microsens SA
Product Name
Thermal Conductivity Gas Sensor MTCS
Detection Category
Chemical
Detection Principle
Sensors;
Detection Method
Electrochemical Detection ;
Application
Emergency Response; Gas Analysis;
Equipment Type
Sensor
Product Synopsis
Designed for use with Gas Sensing Microsystem, or MGSM3000 Gas Sensing Module. The thermal conductivity sensor is measuring the concentration of a specific gas between a hot surface resistor and an ambient temperature reference resistor using the thermal conductivity coefficient of the gas itself.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent/No user feedback
Dimensions
.14 x .14 x .045 in (3.5 x 3.5 x 1.14 mm)
Weight
<1 lb.; < 5 g
Power Requirements
AC/DC Line Power; Average Power Consumption 40 mW
Transportability
Pocket Size
Operating Conditions
0 to 50°C (operating temperature) -40 to 70°C (storage temperature)
Consumables
<$1,000/year; Calibration gas
Calibration Schedule
Yes
Data Analysis Support Equipment
Gas Sensing Module, Gas Sensing Microsystem
Communications Interface
When used with “Microsystem,” RS-232 interface with laptop or PC
Unit Cost
$17.00
Other Chemical Targets
Measures Methane, Natural Gas, Inert Gases, Binary mixture gases
Sample Introduction
Vapor/Gas
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
%
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
Continuous (<30 seconds); 90% signal level < 20 seconds
Software Control
Yes
Other Operational Parameters
minimum quantity of 5-10 units
Training Required
<1 week training
Manuals Available
Application notes are available
Warranties
Yes, but unspecified
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