Crowcon Detection Instruments Ltd

- Model FP - Flameproof Gas Detection Control System



Vortex FP and Vortex FP Compact are ATEX certified Exd Flameproof control panels for use in Zone 1 or Zone 2 hazardous areas such as on offshore production platforms or within refineries. Both offer all of the standard Vortex features, as well as a display fitted with magnetic switches which enable the system to be interrogated or inhibited without opening the system enclosure.


Simple to Use

  • All the day-to-day operations can be completed via push buttons on the front panel - removing the requirement for hot-work permits to complete everyday tasks
  • Fault and alarm LEDs on the front panel - providing instant indication of system status
  • Alarm and channel settings can be adjusted at the panel

 Highly flexibile

  • Available in two sizes, including a compact format - for use in areas where space is a limiting factor
  • Uses Vortex PC software - customisation is easy and user-friendly
  • Uses industry standard Modbus RTU (or optionally Profibus) communications links - simple to integrate with PLC, DCS or SCADA control systems
Robust and Reliable
  • Water and dust resistant to IP66
  • All relays are monitored continuously - ensuring full functionality

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