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Xgard IR

IR fixed gas detector

Xgard IR is an explosion-proof gas detector which uses a dual- wavelength infrared sensor to provide highly dependable detection of hazardous gases and vapours. Xgard IR delivers many advantages of IR technology in an affordable package:

  • Fail safe sensor technology

  • Immune to poisoning

  • No damage by over-gassing

  • Fast response

• Does not need oxygen to work

Low cost of ownership

  • >5 year sensor life

  • Low maintenance requirement

  • Simple parts replacement

  • Lowest power consumption in class (half the consumption of catalytic beads) 

Choice of sensors

• Hydrocarbon for detecting HC gases in flammable concentrations

• Carbon Dioxide for CO2 detection in toxic concentrations 

  1. Rugged and reliable

    • Corrosion resistant aluminium or 316 stainless steel construction

    • IP65 ingress protection

    • Long-life tungsten IR lamp

    • Full temperature compensation

    • Accessories for wet environments

    • 2 year warranty

    • Highly versatile

    • Industry standard 4-20mA output

    • Compatible with virtually any control system

      • ATEX, IECEx, UL and MED marine approved** 

Enclosure Material - Corrosion resistant Aluminium or 316 Stainless Steel 

Infrared Sensor type
156h x 166w x 111d mm (6.1 x 6.5 x 4.3 inches) 

1kg (2.2lbs) Aluminium, 3.1 Kg (6.8lbs) Stainless Steel 


1 x M20 or 1/2”NPT on right-side 

10-30Vdc. 50mA at 24Vdc, 67mA at 10Vdc 
-20°C to +55°C (-4°F to +131°F). 

Zone 1 or Zone 2, Zone 21/22 


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