Camfil has launched a corrosion control monitor called the AirImage-COR that monitors corrosion in real time. The technology uses electrical resistance (ER) sensors to help mitigate the risk of corrosion.
Corrosion is a natural process that occurs when metals react with molecular contaminants in the air. Metal surfaces will gradually deteriorate and compromise the integrity of electronic components.
Industries such as data centres, wastewater treatment facilities, petrochemical refineries and renewable energy plants all rely on electrical equipment for smooth operations. Corrosion can lead to unscheduled downtime, costly repairs, loss of revenue and increased safety risks.
Regional Product Manager for Industrial Molecular filtration at Camfil, Thi Quynh Nguyen Mazo, says monitoring corrosion requires accuracy and reliability – and the AirImage-COR offers both.
“The AirImage-COR ER sensors have been qualified in a corrosion chamber to the ISA standard by injecting corrosive gases at different environmental conditions,” she says.
“The most accurate sensors were selected. The selection was based on the evaluation of a variety of sensors with different non-conductive substrates and metal track deposition technologies.”
The AirImage-COR has been designed to offer a user-friendly solution that accurately monitors corrosion, temperature, relative humidity, and pressure; via remote access in real time through the progressive web application.