MSA Solaris Fire Multi-gas Det

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MSA Solaris Fire Multi-gas Det
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  1. It is a durable, reliable, easy-to-use portable instrument for detecting the presence of
    Oxygen (O2),

    Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S)

    • Carbon Monoxide (CO)
    • combustible gas, Lower Explosive Limits (LEL)
  2. MSA Solaris Fire Multi-gas Detector – Description and Use
    For detecting the presence of O2, H2S, CO and combustible gas


    • Confined space entry
    • CO alarm calls
    • Natural gas leaks
    • Gasoline spills
    • Odor calls
    • Overhaul
    • Hazardous materials incidents
    • Anytime a hazardous atmosphere is suspected
  3. Additional Equipmen
    Optional Sampling Pump and Tubing

    3 AA Batteries
  4. MSA Solaris Fire Multi-gas Detector

    Specifications:
    Rubberized armor unit is IP 65 rated for dust and liquid ingress.

    Totally protects against dust.

    Protects against water spray - not water proof!

    • User-friendly
    • Triple alarm system: audible, visual and vibrating.
    • Auto-calibration
    • Alkaline battery
    • Weighs under 8oz

    12 hours of continuous operation with 3 new AA batteries.

    • 3 pushbuttons
    • Intrinsically Safe
    • UL913 certified for Class I, Div. 1, Groups A, B, C and D to ambient temperature of -20°F to +50°F
  5. MSA Solaris Fire Multi-gas Detector

    Alarm Levels:
    O2 - 19.5% low and 23% high

    H2S - 1 ppm

    CO - 35 ppm

    LEL - 10%
  6. MSA Solaris Fire Multi-gas Detector



    To turn on:
    Press the "ON/OFF" button


    Allow unit to perform self tests and self check (within 2 min)
  7. MSA Solaris Fire Multi-gas Detector


    Fresh Air Setup (FAS):
    Once instrument self check is complete, ZERO? flashes for 10 seconds

    To perform a Fresh Air Setup, push the ON/OFF button while ZERO? is flashing
  8. MSA Solaris Fire Multi-gas Detector


    To bypass the Fresh Air Setup:
  9. Press RESET or do not push any buttons while ZERO? is flashing. After 10 seconds have expired the Fresh Air Setup will not be performed
  10. MSA Solaris Fire Multi-gas Detector


    Battery Warning:
    Indicates a nominal 15 minute of operation remains.

    • Battery life indicator flashes.
    • Alarm sounds
    • "BATT WRN" and lights flash every 15 seconds
    • Leave atmosphere and replace batteries when a "Battery Warning" condition occurs
  11. MSA Solaris Fire Multi-gas Detector


    To turn off:
  12. Press and hold "ON/OFF" button for approximately 3 seconds or until unit displays "OFF"
  13. MSA Solaris Fire Multi-gas Detector


    Sunday checks ensure the following:
    Ensure battery life is greater than 50%

    Ensure 3 additional AA batteries are available

    • Ensure extension tube is present and functional
    • Ensure pump is present and functional
  14. MSA Solaris Fire Multi-gas Detector


    Calibration:
    Perform full calibration semi-annually.

    DESIGNATED UNITS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY LOGISTICS.
  15. MSA Solaris Fire Multi-gas Detector


    Send unit to Logistics to recheck calibration sooner if any of the following occurs:
     High impact physical shock

    Exposure to high levels of contaminants

    Exposure to lead-containing compounds

    Exposure to Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) 50 ppm for more than one minute or any exposure over 200 ppm

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