Temperature Measurement Products

Impac IGAR 6 Advanced

Stationary, Digital Ratio Pyrometer with Various Operating Modes, 100 to 2000°C

Advanced Energy’s Impac IGAR 6 Advanced pyrometer is a digital, compact and fast pyrometer that can be operated in different modes.

  • One-Color Mode: 100 to 2000°C
  • Two-Color Mode: 250 to 2000°C
  • Smart Mode: 100 to 2000°C (temperature-dependent, automatic transition from one-color to two-color mode)
  • Overview
  • Technical Specs
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Overview

The Impac® IGAR 6 Advanced pyrometer can operate in one-color mode (100 to 2000°C), two-color mode (250 to 2000°C), or special smart mode.

In two-color mode (ratio method), two adjacent wavelengths are used for temperature determination. Temperature measurement is largely independent of the object’s emissivity and, in wide ranges, unaffected by dust and other contaminants. The measuring object can be smaller than the spot size. You also can measure through dirty-viewing windows up to a certain contamination point.

In smart mode, measurements between 100 to 250°C are taken in one-color mode. In the 280 to 2000°C range, measurements are taken in the two-color mode. In the 250 to 280°C range, there is a continuous, automatic transition from one-color to two-color mode.

Benefits

  • Measure fast processes thanks to a two milisecond response time
  • Connect to a PC via an RS485 to USB connection
  • Adjust parameters and analyze data using InfraWin software
  • Automatically determine emissivity when using the two-color or smart mode

Features

  • Complete digital core for sub-ranging and adopted analog output
  • High quality optics with manual focus capability
  • Robust, stainless steel sensor for harsh environments (IP65/NEMA4)
  • Four-digit LED display
  • Dirty-window warning

Select specifications are shown below. Please see product data sheet for additional specifications.

  • Temperature Ranges

    One-Color and Smart Mode

    100 to 2000°C

    Two-Color (ratio) Mode

    250 to 2000°C

    Any range adjustable within the temperature range, minimum span 50°C

  • Measurement

    Spectral Ranges

    Channel One: 1.5 to 1.6 µm
    Channel Two: 2.0 to 2.5 µm

    Measurement Uncertainty

    <1500°C: 0.4% of reading in °C +2°C
    >1500°C: 0.8% of reading in °C
    At κ = 1 or ε = 1, t90 = 1 s, Tamb. = 25°C

    Repeatability

    0.2% of reading in °C + 1°C
    At κ = 1 or ε = 1, t90 = 1 s, Tamb. = 25°C

    Exposure Time t90

    2 ms (with dynamic adaption at low signal levels); adjustable to 0.01 s; 0.05 s; 0.25 s; 1 s; 3 s; 10 s

    Emissivity ε

    0.050 to 1.000 in steps of 1/1000 (1-color mode)
    Emissivity Slope K: 0.600 to 2.000 in steps of 1/1000 (2-color mode)

    Transmittance τ

    0.050 to 1.000 in steps of 1/1000 (one-color mode)

  • Optical Specifications

    Sighting

    Built-in laser aiming light (maximum power level < 1 mW, λ = 630 to 680 nm, CDRH class II) or through lens sighting

    Optics

    Manually focusable from rear cover measuring distance a = 210 to 5000 mm

    Distance Ratio

    Approximately 100:1

  • Interface and Communication

    Connection

    12-pin connector

    Display

    In rear cover: LED, four-digit matrix, 5 mm high for two-color or one-color temperature signal or measuring distance

    Parameters

    Analog Output

    Adjustable 0 to 20 mA or 4 to 20 mA, linear (via digital interface)

    Digital Interface

    RS485 addressable (half-duplex)
    Baud Rate: 1200 to 115.2 kBd
    On request RS232, not addressable

    Dirty-Window Warning

    Relay contact, maximum continuous current 0.4 A, setting of the warning level: 0 (off) to 99%

  • Environmental

    Protection Class

    IP 65 IEC 60529 (value in mated condition)

    Operating Position

    Any

    Ambient Temperature

    0 to 65°C (32 to 149°F) at housing

    Storage Temperature

    -20 to 80°C (-4 to 176°F)

    Relative Humidity

    Non-condensing conditions

    Weight

    0.6 kg

    Housing

    Stainless steel

    CE Label

    According to EU directives about electromagnetical immunity

  • Electrical

    Power Supply

    24 V DC ±25%, ripple must be less than 50 mV

    Power Consumption

    Maximum 3 W (incl. laser)

    Load

    0 to 500 Ω

    Isolation

    Power supply, analog output and digital interface are electrically isolated from each other

  • Typical Applications

    • Metal and Steel Making
    • Metal and Steel Forming: pouring stream, casting, and forging
    • Metal and Steel Finishing: induction hardening, tempering, annealing, induction soldering, brazing, welding, wire/rod mill, induction heating and cooling processes, sintering
    • Vacuum Processes: coating and brazing
    • Laser Applications

Specifications are subject to change without notice. Not all options and accessories are available for all models and configurations. Dimensions listed generally refer to standard configurations and module bodies only. Please confirm technical specifications and customizations with a sales representative. Advanced Energy is not responsible for errors or omissions.

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