Gas Detection Equipment

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MSA PrimaX I

The PrimaX I gas transmitter detects a wide range of toxic gases and oxygen using an electrochemical sensor technology. Innovative enclosure design, ease of use, fast installation and being suitable for both indoor and outdoor installations make the PrimaX I transmitter your choice for versatile gas detection. The large display with clear plain text provides information at a glance. Calibration is easily performed using the built-in keypad or via HART digital protocol. The plug-in replacement sensors and an integral backplate enable fast and easy installation.
PrimaX I comes as general purpose or intrinsically safe design in a robust anti-static, reinforced nylon housing with standard 4–20 mA output and optional HART capability. SIL 2 compliance is approved by TUV.
For more information, please see leaflet 07-710.2.

Features and Benefits

Wide range of detectable gases
- Oxygen
- Toxic gases
Standard 4-20mA output with optional HART module
General purpose or intrinsic safe design
External keypad makes setup and maintenance easy
Large LCD display provides all information for quick and easy sensor status identification
Quick site installation using a mounting plate accessory
Easy electrical connection by field wiring connector
Nylon reinforced housing with M25 cable entries IP66
Intrinsically safe HART connector
Mounting plate, duct and pipe mounting kits and sensor weather protection accessories facilitate site installation
Sensor bayonet cup for quick and easy access to the sensor. Bayonet lock with safety screw locks sensor cap in desired position.
Sensor disconnect-under-power without declassifying hazardous area
Field selectable range for toxic gases and oxygen
Manual or automatic calibration option
Global Certification
Intrinsic safe design (up to Zone 0)
Wide range of global approvals


Agriculture, fertilisers
Storage of hazardous materials
Chemical plants
General industry
Power plants
Steel plants
Car industry
Waste water
Food and beverages
Various industrial applications