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FP-30

Formaldehyde Gas Detector

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Formaldehyde gas detectorThese highly sensitive portable gas detectors use photoelectric photometry method with colorimetric detection tab. The sample drawing rate is controlled by a microprocessor. Both the FP-30 have a direct readout of measurement value on an LCD display. The Model FP-30 can detect the new World Health Organization level of 0.08 ppm average for 30 minutes.

Features

  • Simple operation
  • Specific to Formaldehyde
  • Built-in sample draw pump
  • Easy to read LCD display
  • Self-diagnosis
  • Uses photoelectric photometry technology
  • Direct digital readout
  • Colorimetric detection tablet method
  • No false readings from interfering gases
  • Operates on 4 AA alkalines
  • Stores 99 readings
  • No warm up time

Applications

  • Furniture and woodworking
  • Coating and varnishing
  • Engineered wood products
  • Medical / veterinary
  • Painting & corrosion resistant finishes
  • Carpet manufacture & storage
  • Adhesives
  • Heat treatment operations
  • RV / trailer / mobil home inspecting

FP-30Specifications

Model Name
FP-30
Measuring Gas Formaldehyde (HCHO) in air
Detection
Range
0-0.4 ppm
(0.005 ppm/digit)
0-1.0 ppm
(0.01 ppm/digit)
Detection
Time
30 minutes
(1,800 sec.)
15 minutes
(900 sec.)
Detection
Principle
Photoelectric photometry method
Detection
Method
Colorimetric tablet method (Accumulations measurement)
Accuracy + / - 10%
Display Digital LCD
Sampling
Method
Sample drawing with built-in pump
Operating Temp.
& Humidity
-10 ~ 40°C (14 ~ 104°F), below 90%RH
Memory Detection point: Up to 99 points (Automatic recording at the completion of measurement)
Self-diagnosis Failure of light source and light receiver, low battery voltage, pump failure, system trouble
Power Source AA size Alkaline batteries (4 pcs.)
Continuous
Operation
Approx. 12 hours (With no alarm or backlight, with alkaline batteries at 20°C)
Dimension Approx. 85(W) x 190(H) x 40(D)mm, 3.35(W) x 7.48(H) x 1.57(W)
Weight 500g, 17.6 oz
Standard
Accessories
  • Detection TAB (20 pcs/pack)**
  • Carrying case
  • AA size alkaline batteries
  • Operating manual
Warranty
One year material and workmanship

 

Interference against other gases (typical)
Test Gas Concentration Reading
Toluene 1.0 vol.% 0 ppm
Benzene 1.0 vol.% 0 ppm
Acetoaldehyde 100 ppm 0 ppm
Carbon monoxide 50 ppm 0 ppm
Carbon dioxide 1.0 vol.% 0 ppm
Ammonia 25 ppm 0 ppm
Acetone 1.0 vol.% 0 ppm

 

Field Test Verification Data
Measurement Place FP-30 DNPH method*
Interior 0.020 ppm 0.025 ppm
Locker 0.030 ppm 0.03 ppm
Furniture 0.040 ppm 0.05 ppm

 

* Dinitrophenylhydrazine detection method

** Please note: Detection tabs have a six month shelf life. They must be stored in a referigerator (37°F - 50°F, 3-10°C)

Specifications subject to change without notice.