Industrial VESDA VLI

February 2013 Fire & Safety

The Industrial VESDA VLI by Xtralis is the first very early warning aspirating smoke detector purpose-built for the protection of industrial applications of up to 2000 square metres. Housed in a ruggedised industrial enclosure and incorporating patented long-life, fail-safe filter technology along with other best-in-class VESDA features, the VLI sets a new benchmark for the protection of industrial applications. The detector showcases a host of features specifically designed to address the common challenges of industrial applications. According to Xtralis’ VLI product manager, Paul Leslie, reliable smoke detection in industrial applications has always been a challenge due to various background pollution issues including smoke and airborne particles, extreme temperatures, plant wash-down and other influences.

Major benefits of the VESDA VLI include:

* Lower cost of ownership.

* Up to 2000 m² coverage.

* Up to four inlet pipes.

* Total pipe length up to 360 m.

* Five high-intensity status LEDs for greater visibility.

* Robust absolute smoke detection.

* Patented intelligent filter.

* Lint trap to capture fibrous particulates.

* Sub-sampling probe (inertial separator).

* Secondary filter.

* Clean air barrier for optics protection.

* AutoLearn smoke and flow.

* Clean Air Zero.

* Air-path monitoring.

* Five relays (fire, fault and three configurable).

* Relays configurable as latching or non-latching.

* Expandable GPI and relays.

* Ultrasonic flow sensing.

* Xtralis VSC, Xtralis VSM4 and ASPIRE2 software support.

* IP54 enclosure.

* Easy mounting through steel support bracket.

* Modular field replaceable parts for ease of servicing.

* BACnet over Ethernet.

* Rubberised finish to external housing.


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