Dräger X-zone® 5500
Innovative area monitoring
The Dräger X-zone 5500 transforms the Dräger personal gas detection instruments X-am 5000, 5100 and 5600 into innovative area monitoring devices for a wide range of applications. A patented combination for increased safety – in addition to the personal air monitors carried on the body, these area monitors are positioned where gas hazards are expected.
Even from a distance, the illuminated green LED ring indicates that the air is free of toxic and combustible gases. Upon detection of gas hazards, the LED color changes from green to red, thus providing a clear visual warning that gas is present. Additionally, a loud and highly audible evacuation alarm is emitted. The Dräger X-zone 5500 gas entry location permits gas to diffuse into the Dräger X-am 5000, 5100 or 5600 from all sides.
Up to 25 Dräger X-zone 5500 can be automatically interconnected to form a wireless fenceline. The interconnection of the area monitoring devices allows for rapid establishment of safety networks for larger areas.
A Dräger X-zone 5500 detecting a gas alarm transmits the alarm signal to all interconnected units. A red flashing master alarm in the unit detecting the gas contrasts with red/green flashing alarms of the connected units. This provides simple recognition of alarm status and the actual location of the hazard.
With the corresponding configuration, the maximum gas concentration in the monitored area is shown on the display. Combined with the display of the X-zone ID a clear containment of the hazard area is possible.
Continuous operation for up to 120 hours
The 24 Ah battery of the Dräger X-zone 5500 provides up to 120 hours of continuous operation – up to a complete working week.
- 360°-gas entry
- Approval for Ex-Zone 0 (with Switch On or Switch Off for Ex-Zone 1)
- daily function test and calibration not required after single on-site testing
- individually configurable with the Dräger CC-Vision PC software (e.g. alarm frequency)
- inductive charging station: easy and convenient non-contact charging
Data interface modbus
- Integration in a control room system
- Connection to external displays, such as the Visualisation Panel X-zone 5500
Secure area monitoring
Time, place and gas concentration are the most important data in the event of a gas leak. In an emergency, every second counts. Consequently, we have developed a more efficient and significantly safer method of area monitoring compared to conventional solutions: the Dräger X-zone 5500 together with X-zone Com. With these you can receive and view the measured data and alarms outside of the danger zone.
This module allows you to access the Dräger X-zone 5500 data wirelessly over the GSM network. Be it status requests or alerts via SMS using a periodic delivery of data via e-mail to a FTP server or a cloud service – the X-zone Com GSM module sends all data directly to the device of your choice.
Up to 25 Dräger X-zone can automatically connect themselves to a wireless alarmchain to accurately and comprehensively monitor large areas. Only a single X-zone Com is required to retransmit the data of the entire chain. All relevant information will reach those responsible within seconds.
Data from the Dräger X-zone 5500 group can also be displayed on a laptop via Bluetooth®. With the integrated GPS module, the position of the X-zone Com and thus the location of the hazard source is transmitted. A data logger continuously stores the measured values ensuring that no data is lost. Trend analysis using data from the cloud is possible.
Thus, all important measures covering evacuation and protection as well as the elimination of the problem and the resumption of work can be implemented quickly, efficiently and, above all, safely.
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Product Information: Dräger X-zone 5500
State-of-the-art area monitoring – the Dräger X-zone® 5500 in combination with the Dräger X-am® 5000 or 5600 gas detection instruments can be used for the measurement of up to six gases and extends the portable gas detection technology to a comprehensive system with many applications.
X-zone 5500 Product Information, en-in
Brochure: Dräger's Guide to Portable Gas Detection (PDF)
Matter with a temperature above its boiling point is said to be a gas. With respect to a human environment (normal conditions), any substance with a boiling point below 20°C at normal pressure is a gas.