Timber Processing

The need to increase productivity has led to the development of new machinery with higher feeding speeds. These higher speeds automatically increase the risk for a fire or explosion due to for example friction. The demand for production safety and fire prevention in the woodworking industry has therefore increased. By tailoring a fire protection system using fast IR-radiation detection and flame detection in combination with effective water spray extinguishing and water mist suppression, Firefly aims to avoid costly fires and dust explosions in the woodworking industry.

Applications

High Speed Planers 

Modern High Speed Planers achieve speeds that were unthinkable a few years ago, this results in increased production which also elevates the risk of fire. Planing at high speeds leads to an increase in friction heat, making the process vulnerable to fire.

Firefly PlanerGuard

PlanerGuard

FIRE PROTECTION OF HIGH SPEED PLANER

Planing at high speeds leads to an increase in friction heat, making the process vulnerable to fire. Firefly’s Quick Suppression System PlanerGuard™ solution for high speed planers focuses on detecting ignition sources at an early stage. Non-invasive water mist suppression is used to quickly and effectively suppress the fire with the aim to avoid costly downtime and damage to the planer.

FIRE PROTECTION OF OPEN PLANER

In many cases, large amounts of shavings are accumulated in and around the open planer. When ignited, these shavings can cause rapid fires resulting in considerable damage. Firefly’s PlanerGuard™ solution for open planers monitors the machine by using flame detectors installed local to the area. Non-invasive water mist suppression aims at quick and effective suppression of the fire, even in the closed areas of an open planer.

FIRE PROTECTION OF MOULDER

A moulder is often installed in a production area adjacent to other machinery. The consequences of a fire in a moulder can therefore be extensive and cause damage to surrounding equipment. Firefly’s PlanerGuard™ solution for moulders detects sparks or incipient fire at a very early stage. Non-invasive water mist suppression aims at quick and effective suppression of the fire, even in the closed areas of a moulder.

Firefly Firefly Spark Detection Systems

Firefly Spark Detection Systems

Firefly’s Spark and Hot Body Detectors are designed to detect ALL potential ignition sources such as sparks, glowing and hot particles. These detectors are insensitive to daylight minimising false alarms.

Firefly Firefly Quick Suppression System

Firefly Quick Suppression System

A complete system designed for extremely quick detection and suppression of fires can be used for spot protection of any type of high risk area and can be combined with Firefly’s unique Spark Detection System.

Firefly Firefly Fast Water Mist Systems

Firefly Fast Water Mist Systems

Firefly PowerImpact™ extinguishing is used in process ducts and chutes, it has a unique design spraying from different directions into a chute or duct utilising Full cone spray nozzles. Large water droplets for more momentum and penetration with a minimum of three water nozzles and solenoid valves per zone. Each water nozzle uses a Quick-connection and flexible hose that makes it easy to test the system without releasing water into the process

Firefly Water Mist Suppression Systems have remarkable flame suppression capabilities, utilising a small amount of water. The unique design of the hydraulic system enables a very quick system response time.

Why Filter and Silo Protection?

Filters and Silos are key components in the wood working process. A fire or dust explosion can have devastating consequences! Machinery can create ignition sources, there is a large risk that they will follow your production line into the filter.

Firefly Spark Detection Systems
Firefly Firefly Spark Detection Systems

Firefly Spark Detection Systems

Firefly’s Spark and Hot Body Detectors are designed to detect ALL potential ignition sources such as sparks, glowing and hot particles. These detectors are insensitive to daylight minimising false alarms.

Firefly Firefly Fast Water Mist Systems

Firefly Fast Water Mist Systems

Firefly PowerImpact™ extinguishing is used in process ducts and chutes, it has a unique design spraying from different directions into a chute or duct utilising Full cone spray nozzles. Large water droplets for more momentum and penetration with a minimum of three water nozzles and solenoid valves per zone. Each water nozzle uses a Quick-connection and flexible hose that makes it easy to test the system without releasing water into the process

Firefly Water Mist Suppression Systems have remarkable flame suppression capabilities, utilising a small amount of water. The unique design of the hydraulic system enables a very quick system response time.

Firefly Multi Gas Detector

Multi Gas Detector

The MGD detector contains extremely sensitive sensors that react fast on the gases released in a very early stage of a fire, even before the presence of visible smoke or flames. The MGD detector can be used in extremely harsh environments such as storage silos, conveying systems, and mining sites but also in electrical rooms and turbines. 

Measure dust concentrations after filter units to quickly identify broken bags. Plant must be ensured that the air recycled back into the workshop does not have excess dust.

Sintrol Snifter A1+ Broken Bag Detector

Snifter A1+ Broken Bag Detector

Snifter A1+ is a low-cost easy to use filter leak detector. This filter leak detector is a direct replacement for the Snifter A1 device. Snifter A1+ can be used for monitoring outlets in a baghouse enabling fast identification of leaking compartments. Commissioning of the device is easy with the convenient auto setup function which identifies normal dust concentration within ten minutes of installation.

The Snifter A1+ dust monitor has two pre-set alarm limits for alarm and alert signals to give plant operators information on leaks and deteriorated filtration performance.

EX models (IECEx and ATEX) are available on Snifter A2 model and upwards.

Sintrol Snifter A2 Broken Bag Detector

Snifter A2 Broken Bag Detector

Snifter A2 is an advanced filter leak detector. This dust monitor can be used to monitor the operation of a baghouse and alarm the operator when dust levels increase. Snifter A2 supports Sintrol Network connectivity over USB and RS485 interfaces by default. All parameters and settings are user selectable to best suit custom application needs. This device is fully compatible with Sintrol DustTool software.

Auto setup function makes commissioning easy and quick and two independent alarm signals enable easy connectivity.

EX models (IECEx and ATEX) available. Wireless RF communication available.

Sintrol S201 Dust Guard

S201 Dust Guard

With two independent alarm relays, Sintrol’s S201 allows the end user to identify bag leaks and deterioration of filters. Using our electric induction measurement principle, the dust monitor can be easily set up within 30 minutes of installation and gives plant operators quick notification of breaches in the filtration system.

Sintrol dust monitor allows end users to manually adjust alert and alarm level signals to tailor to their end needs. Different probe lengths and coatings give flexibility to meet a variety of applications.

Sintrol S203 Trend Monitor

S203 Trend Monitor

Continuous trend monitor that gives plant operators to see the performance of the filtration systems and ducts over a period of time. Perfect for installation after any filtration system or in common line channels leading into the emissions points of a plant.

State of the art Inductive Electrification principle minimises the need for maintenance on the dust monitor and provides an accurate trend for end users. 4-20mA output combined with an easy to use auto-setup feature that takes less than 30 minutes from installation makes the device both convenient and reliable.

Sintrol Wireless Solutions

Wireless Solutions

In addition to our measurement devices, Sintrol’s Wireless Monitoring System makes it easier to connect, track, manage and control a network of dust monitors. Using any combination of Sintrol’s dust monitors, the entire system can be integrated and set up via our RF network and managed with our DustLog 8 software.

Sintrol DustLog8

DustLog8

DustLog 8 is the premier central management solution for dust measurement equipment.

It gives plant operators full control over the network of dust monitors with efficient parameterising, reporting and networking functions on an easy to use interface. By unifying all of Sintrol’s latest technology into one management tool, DustLog 8 brings not only greater convenience and usability, but also improves plant efficiency, network management and worker safety for the end user.

The DustLog 8 PC software can be connected via a network router to the dust monitors. RS485, Modbus and RF are supported

Continuous trend monitor that gives plant operators to see the performance of the filtration systems and ducts over a period of time.  Perfect for installation after any filtration system or in common line channels leading into the emissions points of a plant.

Sintrol S303 Process Dust Monitor

S303 Process Dust Monitor

Continuous trend monitor that gives plant operators to see the performance of the filtration systems and ducts over a period of time. Perfect for installation after any filtration system or in common line channels leading into the emissions points of a plant.

State of the art Inductive Electrification principle minimises the need for maintenance on the dust monitor and provides an accurate trend for end users. 4-20mA output combined with an easy to use auto-setup feature that takes less than 30 minutes from installation makes the device both convenient and reliable.

Sintrol Wireless Solutions

Wireless Solutions

In addition to our measurement devices, Sintrol’s Wireless Monitoring System makes it easier to connect, track, manage and control a network of dust monitors. Using any combination of Sintrol’s dust monitors, the entire system can be integrated and set up via our RF network and managed with our DustLog 8 software.

Sintrol DustLog8

DustLog8

DustLog 8 is the premier central management solution for dust measurement equipment.

It gives plant operators full control over the network of dust monitors with efficient parameterising, reporting and networking functions on an easy to use interface. By unifying all of Sintrol’s latest technology into one management tool, DustLog 8 brings not only greater convenience and usability, but also improves plant efficiency, network management and worker safety for the end user.

The DustLog 8 PC software can be connected via a network router to the dust monitors. RS485, Modbus and RF are supported

Emissions monitors helps plant operators know exactly how much dust is passing through the stack or outlet duct of their plant.

Sintrol S304 Emissions Monitor

S304 Emissions Monitor

For applications requiring absolute value measurements of dust concentrations, the S304 can be calibrated to give the user a mg/m3 output. Once calibrated, this dust monitor helps plant operators know exactly how much dust is passing through the stack or outlet duct of their plant.

The S304 is additionally equipped with a 4-20 mA signal and two independent alarm relays that can be used to further optimised process conditions in the plant.

Utilising our unique Inductive Electrification principle, the S304 brings the reliability the government requires and combines it with the convenience plant operators expect from a particulate measurement device. With minimal maintenance required, this is an optimal solution for plant operators needing to measure stack dust emissions for government control.

Sintrol Wireless Solutions

Wireless Solutions

In addition to our measurement devices, Sintrol’s Wireless Monitoring System makes it easier to connect, track, manage and control a network of dust monitors. Using any combination of Sintrol’s dust monitors, the entire system can be integrated and set up via our RF network and managed with our DustLog 8 software.

Sintrol DustLog8

DustLog8

DustLog 8 is the premier central management solution for dust measurement equipment.

It gives plant operators full control over the network of dust monitors with efficient parameterising, reporting and networking functions on an easy to use interface. By unifying all of Sintrol’s latest technology into one management tool, DustLog 8 brings not only greater convenience and usability, but also improves plant efficiency, network management and worker safety for the end user.

The DustLog 8 PC software can be connected via a network router to the dust monitors. RS485, Modbus and RF are supported

Measure the ambient dust concentration trends in a factories to manage explosion risk and improve worker safety.

Sintrol DUMO PRO Ambient Dust Monitor

DUMO PRO Ambient Dust Monitor

New and Improved continuous ambient air dust monitor for industrial environments.

Low maintenance real-time 24/7 trend monitoring in key areas to detect and alarm of dust events with fast response to changes in process conditions, the DUMO Pro utilises Sintrol’s proven measuring technology

Sintrol DUMO

DUMO

Continuous dust monitor for trend monitoring in ambient air environments.

With increasing demands for workplace health the ability to measure changes in ambient air dust concentration becomes more important by the day. All areas where dust might cause harm to employees or sensitive devices can now be monitored and dust extraction systems operated accordingly.

Sintrol Wireless Solutions

Wireless Solutions

In addition to our measurement devices, Sintrol’s Wireless Monitoring System makes it easier to connect, track, manage and control a network of dust monitors. Using any combination of Sintrol’s dust monitors, the entire system can be integrated and set up via our RF network and managed with our DustLog 8 software.

Sintrol DustLog8

DustLog8

DustLog 8 is the premier central management solution for dust measurement equipment.

It gives plant operators full control over the network of dust monitors with efficient parameterising, reporting and networking functions on an easy to use interface. By unifying all of Sintrol’s latest technology into one management tool, DustLog 8 brings not only greater convenience and usability, but also improves plant efficiency, network management and worker safety for the end user.

The DustLog 8 PC software can be connected via a network router to the dust monitors. RS485, Modbus and RF are supported

Dust explosions can occur frequently in industrial processes where combustible material is transported/ pneumatically or mechanically conveyed, heated, filtered, spray dried, milled and stored

Stuvex StuVent Explosion Venting

StuVent Explosion Venting

The oldest and most frequently used explosion protection technique is explosion venting. That means that weak points are deliberately introduced in the equipment in a controlled way. In case of an explosion, these weak points will open, and the explosion pressure is released. It is not easy to calculate and correctly position the right venting surface. 

Stuvex RSV Fast Shutting Gate Valve

RSV Fast Shutting Gate Valve

RSV fast shutting gate valves prevent propagation of dust explosions by blocking the shock wave and flame. RSV fast shutting gate valves are active valves closing in a matter of milliseconds when triggered by a spark or explosion detector. 

Stuvex Flame Catcher

Flame Catcher

In case of an explosion, the Flame Catcher prevents flames from propagating beyond the Flame Catcher.

ProDetec can offer our customers innovative portable gas detectors that offer greater reliability, improved productivity, and better cost-efficiency to protect your workers from potential gas hazards. These gas detectors can be readily calibrated and tested on site with the aid of Automated Calibration and Bump Testing Stations

Gasclip MGC Simple Plus 3 Year

MGC Simple Plus 3 Year

No charging ever! 3 Year runtime. Reliably test for hydrogen sulphide (H2S), carbon monoxide (CO), oxygen (O2) and combustible gases (LEL) with this simple-to-use and simple-to-maintain detector. Just turn it on and have worry free assurance of protection against toxic gases 24/7 for three full years.

Gasclip MGC Simple 2 Year

MGC Simple 2 Year

No charging ever! 2 Year runtime. Reliably test for hydrogen sulphide (H2S), carbon monoxide (CO), oxygen (O2) and combustible gases (LEL) with this simple-to-use and simple-to-maintain detector. Just turn it on and have worry free assurance of protection against toxic gases 24/7 for two full years.

GMI PS200 4 Gas Monitor

PS200 4 Gas Monitor

The PS200 Multi Gas Detector combines quality, ruggedness, and advanced technology in a user friendly, portable gas monitor. It is compact, lightweight, water resistant, extremely robust, and is certified to multiple international and regional standards. 

The PS200 can measure any combination of LEL, O2, CO and H2S making it suitable for a wide range of personal monitoring and confined space applications. 

In addition to extensive data logging capabilities, the PS200 is available with an optional internal pump and an extensive range of accessories to meet a wide variety of user applications. 

GMI PS500 5 Gas Monitor

PS500 5 Gas Monitor

Designed by our customers, this robust and accurate gas detector provides unrivalled protection in confined space applications. The PS500 can be tailored to detect up to five gases with its toxic and catalytic sensors, photo ionisation detectors, and infrared capabilities. “Plug and Play” option allows the customer to “plug in” a new board with a different gas range.

Gasclip MGC IR

MGC IR

The MGC IR detects combustible gases (LEL), hydrogen sulphide (H2S), carbon monoxide (CO) & oxygen (O2). The MGC IR can go a full 2 months without a charge, even without ever having to be turned off. Shut down the detector nightly and the battery can last up to 4 months.

Gasclip MGC IR Pump

MGC IR Pump

Like the MGC IR, the MGC IR Pump uses low-power photometric infrared technology to detect combustible gases (LEL) rather than age-old pellistor technology. The MGC IR Pump uses an IR source which conserves power and helps the battery last and last.

Gasclip MGC Simple Docking Station

MGC Simple Docking Station

The Gas Clip Technologies MGC Simple Clip Dock is an all-in-one, stand-alone docking station designed for maximum testing efficiency and portability. It tests up to four detectors simultaneously, reducing the testing time and gas usage.

Gasclip MGC Docking Station

MGC Docking Station

The Gas Clip Technologies MGC Dock is an all-in-one stand-alone docking station designed for maximum testing efficiency and portability. It tests up to four detectors simultaneously, reducing the testing time and gas usage.

Gasclip MGC Pumped Docking Station

MGC Pumped Docking Station

The Gas Clip Technologies MGC Pump Clip Dock is an all-in-one stand-alone docking station designed for maximum testing efficiency and portability. It tests up to four detectors simultaneously, reducing the testing time and gas usage.

GMI PS500 ABC Station

PS500 ABC Station

To provide accurate performance and results, the PS500 has to be properly used and maintained. The Auto Bump & Calibration Station (ABC) provides bump testing, calibration and data management options and is compact, robust and intuitive to use.

GMI PS200 ABC Station

PS200 ABC Station

The multi-functional Auto Bump/Calibration station provides simple but intelligent testing and calibration of the PS200 portable gas detector. Easy to use, with a durable, user friendly design, this automated test station offers high performance from a PC or stand-alone unit.

At ProDetec we can supply specialised gases and gas mixtures to meet various and specific requirements. We work with you to understand your application and analyse your consumption patterns. This way we can offer the correct cylinder size that maximises your efficiency while minimising costs.

ProDetec Calibration and Test Gas 44 Litre Aluminium Recyclable Reactive Multi Mixture Calibration Gas Cylinder

44 Litre Aluminium Recyclable Reactive Multi Mixture Calibration Gas Cylinder

Recyclable 44 litre cylinders available for reactive gas mixtures, supplied with either a single gas or a complex blend.

Most commonly supplied in 4 or 5 gas mixtures such as CH4, O2, CO, H2S with either SO2 or CO2

Also available in single fills containing H2S, NH3, PH3, HCN, HCL, SO2, NO2, NO in either air or nitrogen. Some reactive gases will have a shorter life – typically 12 months.

ProDetec Calibration and Test Gas 66 Litre Aluminium Recyclable Reactive Multi Mixture Calibration Gas Cylinder

66 Litre Aluminium Recyclable Reactive Multi Mixture Calibration Gas Cylinder

Recyclable 66 litre cylinders available for reactive gas mixtures, supplied with either a single gas or a complex blend.

Most commonly supplied in 4 or 5 gas mixtures such as CH4, O2, CO, H2S with either SO2 or CO2

Also available in single fills containing H2S, NH3, PH3, HCN, HCL, SO2, NO2, NO in either air or nitrogen. Some reactive gases will have a shorter life – typically 12 months.

ProDetec Calibration and Test Gas 103 Litre Steel Non-Reactive Single Gas Calibration Gas Cylinder

103 Litre Steel Non-Reactive Single Gas Calibration Gas Cylinder

Disposable cylinders available for non reactive gas mixtures, supplied with either a single gas up to three non reactive gas mixtures

Most commonly supplied in single fills containing Argon, Benzene, Butane, Carbon Dioxide, Carbon Monoxide, Ethane, Ethylene, Freon, Helium, Hexane, Hydrogen, Isobutane, Isobutylene, Methane, Nitrogen, Oxygen, Pentane, Propane, Toluene in either Air or Nitrogen backgrounds. Warranty on these gases is 48 months.

 

ProDetec Calibration and Test Gas 105 Litre Aluminium Recyclable Reactive Single Gas Calibration Gas Cylinder

105 Litre Aluminium Recyclable Reactive Single Gas Calibration Gas Cylinder

Recyclable 105 litre cylinders available for non reactive gas mixtures, supplied with either a single gas up to three non reactive gas mixtures.

Most commonly supplied in single fills containing Argon, Benzene, Butane, Carbon Dioxide, Carbon Monoxide, Ethane, Ethylene, Freon, Helium, Hexane, Hydrogen, Isobutane, Isobutylene, Methane, Nitrogen, Oxygen, Pentane, Propane, Toluene in either Air or Nitrogen backgrounds. Typical Shelf life 48 months

ProDetec Calibration and Test Gas 116 Litre Aluminium Recyclable Reactive Multi Mixture Calibration Gas Cylinder

116 Litre Aluminium Recyclable Reactive Multi Mixture Calibration Gas Cylinder

Recyclable 116 litre cylinders available for reactive gas mixtures, supplied with either a single gas or a complex blend.

Most commonly supplied in 4 or 5 gas mixtures such as CH4, O2, CO, H2S with either SO2 or CO2

Also available in single fills containing H2S, NH3, PH3, HCN, HCL, SO2, NO2, NO in either air or nitrogen. Some reactive gases will have a shorter life – typically 12 months.

ProDetec Calibration and Test Gas Regulators and Accessories

Regulators and Accessories

Regulators for non-refillable cylinders are available in a number of different configurations including fixed flow, push button, on-demand flow and variable flow models.

ProDetec Calibration and Test Gas Gas Recycling Program

Gas Recycling Program

Once the calibration gas cylinders are relieved of pressure they are NOT considered hazardous material or waste. Nearly all of our mixtures contain only a very small amount of a hazardous chemical(s) as a minor component in the gas mixture requested. The fact that it is such a small amount (usually in the ppm range) always precludes the gas mixture from ever being classified as hazardous.

Our EcoSmart cylinder program is an environmentally-friendly way to reduce waste caused by empty cylinders. We have six EcoSmart cylinder sizes and offer a free, easy way to return used cylinders for future use.