Operating Manual
ALTAIR PRO Single Gas Detector
Order No.: 10079352/02
MSA AUER GmbH
D-12059 Berlin
Thiemannstrasse 1
Germany
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DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY
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MANUFACTURED BY: 1000 Cranberry Woods Drive
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The manufacturer or the European Authorized Representative
MSA AUER GmbH, Thiemannstrasse 1, D-12059 Berlin
declares that the product
MSA ALTAIR PRO
Complies with the provisions of the council directive 94/9/EC (ATEX).
This declaration is based on the EC-Type Examination Certificate
FTZU 06 ATEX 0134 X
FTZU, Ostrava, Czech Republic, in accordance with Annex III of the
ATEX Directive 94/9/EC.
Quality Assurance Notification issued by Ineris of France, Notified Body number
0080, in accordance with Annex IV and Annex VII of the ATEX Directive 94/9/EC.
We additionally declare that this product is in conformance with the EMC Directive
89/336/EEC in accordance with the standards
EN 50270 Type 2 and EN 61000-6-4
MSA AUER GmbH
Dr. Axel Schubert
R & D Instruments
GB
Berlin, July 2006
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Contents
1.
2.
3.
Safety Regulations .............................................................................................. 6
1.1.
Correct Use ................................................................................................ 6
1.2.
Liability Information .................................................................................... 6
1.3.
Safety and Precautionary Measures to be Adopted ................................... 7
Description........................................................................................................... 8
2.1.
Instrument Overview .................................................................................. 8
2.2.
On-Screen Indicators ............................................................................... 10
2.3.
Monitoring Toxic Gases............................................................................ 12
2.4.
Monitoring the Oxygen Concentration ...................................................... 13
2.5.
Duration of Use of the Instrument ............................................................ 14
Operation ........................................................................................................... 15
3.1.
Changing Alarm Setpoints........................................................................ 15
3.2.
Turning ON the Instrument....................................................................... 18
3.3.
Toxic Gas Measurements ........................................................................ 21
3.4.
Oxygen Measurements ............................................................................ 23
3.5.
Displaying the Instrument Data - excluding the Steel Mill Version ........... 24
3.6.
Displaying the Instrument Data - Steel Mill Version only.......................... 25
3.7.
Turning OFF the Instrument ..................................................................... 26
3.8.
Data Logging............................................................................................ 28
3.9.
Function Tests on the Instrument............................................................. 29
3.10. Calibrating the Instrument ........................................................................ 31
4.
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Maintenance....................................................................................................... 37
4.1.
Troubleshooting ....................................................................................... 37
4.2.
Replacing the Battery............................................................................... 38
4.3.
Replacing the Sensor ............................................................................... 39
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Technical Specifications/Certifications........................................................... 40
5.1.
Technical Specifications........................................................................... 40
5.2.
Certifications ............................................................................................ 42
5.3.
Test Gases Table ..................................................................................... 43
5.4.
Oxygen Typical Performance Specifications ............................................ 43
5.5.
Toxic Performance Specifications ............................................................ 43
5.6.
Data Logging Specifications ..................................................................... 45
Order Information .............................................................................................. 46
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SAFETY REGULATIONS
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1.
Safety Regulations
1.1.
Correct Use
The ALTAIR PRO is a portable instrument for monitoring toxic gases and oxygen
deficiency or excess in the workplace. It is used exclusively for monitoring and not
for measuring gas concentrations in the ambient air. It must be serviced and
repaired by qualified and authorised personnel.
It is imperative that this operating manual be read and observed when using this
instrument. In particular, the safety instructions, as well as the information for the
use and operation of the apparatus, must be carefully read and observed.
Furthermore, the national regulations applicable in the user's country must be
taken into account for a safe use.
Attention!
This product is supporting life and health. Inappropriate use,
maintenance or servicing may affect the function of the device and
thereby seriously compromise the user’s life.
Before use, the product operability must be verified. The product must
not be used if the function test is unsuccessful, it is damaged, a
competent servicing/maintenance has not been made, genuine MSA
spare parts have not been used.
Alternative use, or use outside this specification, will be considered as noncompliance. This also applies especially to unauthorised alterations to the
apparatus and to commissioning work that has not been carried out by MSA or
authorised persons.
1.2.
Liability Information
MSA accepts no liability in cases where the product has been used
inappropriately or not as intended. The selection and use of the product are the
exclusive responsibility of the individual operator.
Product liability claims, warranties also as guarantees made by MSA with respect
to the product are voided, if it is not used, serviced or maintained in accordance
with the instructions in this manual.
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SAFETY REGULATIONS
Safety and Precautionary Measures to be Adopted
Attention!
The following safety instructions must be observed implicitly. Only in
this way can the safety and health of the individual operators, and the
correct functioning of the instrument, be guaranteed.
Use instrument only for stipulated gases
The ALTAIR PRO is used for monitoring and detecting gases in the ambient air.
Thereby, it must be used only for gases for which a sensor is installed in the
instrument.
The sensor must not be blocked during use.
Observe oxygen concentration
Although the ALTAIR PRO unit will detect up to 25% oxygen, all ALTAIR PRO
versions are not certified or approfed for use in atmospheres containing more
than 21% oxygen.
Check function and alarm before each use
In case of failed function tests, the instrument must be removed from use.
Conduct additional tests after any significant impact
The instrument function should also be checked after severe mechanical stress
(dropping, impact etc.) and when the instrument or the sensors have been
exposed to silicon, silicates, lead-containing substances, hydrogen sulphide or
contaminated compounds.
Defective vibration alarm possible
At ambient temperatures < 0 °C, the vibration alarm can give a false alarm or can
fail completely. In such conditions, do no rely solely on the vibration alarm.
Observe BG information
In Germany, observe the BG information BGI 836 (5).
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DESCRIPTION
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Description
2.1.
Instrument Overview
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Fig. 1 Instrument view
1
Alarm LED
5
Button
2
Infrared port
6
Display with backlight
3
Sensor cover
7
Stipulated gas type
4
Acoustic alarm transmitter
The instrument is a portable gas meter for monitoring gases in the ambient air
and in the workplace.
The instrument is available in three models:
 for monitoring oxygen
 for monitoring hydrogen sulphide and
 for monitoring carbon monoxide
The instrument can detect up to 25% oxygen in the ambient air.
However, all instrument models are calibrated and permitted only up to
21% oxygen-content.
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The response levels for the individual gases are set at the factory and cannot be
changed during operation. After commissioning the instrument, changes are
®
™
possible only with the MSA FiveStar Link Software version 4.4 or higher
(available as option;  Description of software).
If the ambient air contains higher gas concentrations, the instrument
ignores the Fresh Air Setup and goes directly to measuring mode after
the self-test.
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On-Screen Indicators
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Fig. 2 Display
1
Self-test in progress
2
Bump check indicator
3
Hour glass
4
Confidence indicator
5
Alarm indicator
6
Battery life indicator
7
Numeric indicator
8
Gas concentration units
Battery Life Indicator
Attention!
If an alarm is triggered while using the instrument as a monitor, leave
the area immediately.
Remaining on site under such circumstances can cause serious
damage to health or can even lead to death.
The battery condition icon continuously displays in the upper right-hand corner of
the display. As the battery is depleted, battery icon segments go blank until only
the outline of the battery icon remains.
Each battery indicator segment represents approximately 1/4 of the total battery
capacity.
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Battery Warning
A battery warning indicates that a nominal two days of operation remain before
the instrument's battery is depleted.
The duration of remaining instrument operation during battery warning
depends on ambient temperature (colder temperatures may reduce
battery life) and the number and duration of alarms during battery
warning.
When the ALTAIR PRO goes into battery warning the:
 battery outline indicator flashes
 audible alarm sounds every 30 seconds
 alarm lights flash every 30 seconds
Battery Shut Down
Attention!
If a Battery Shutdown condition occurs, stop using the instrument and
leave the area immediately. The instrument can no longer alert you of
potential hazards since it does not have enough power to operate
properly.
Failure to follow this warning can result in serious personal injury or
death.
When the battery can no longer operate the instrument, the instrument goes into
Battery Shutdown mode:
 battery outline indicator flashes
 alarm icon turns ON
 alarm sounds every 30 seconds
 alarm lights flash
 no gas reading display
 display alternates between "BAT" and "ERR"
 no other instrument pages can be viewed
The instrument remains in this state until it is turned OFF or the battery is
completely depleted. The alarm lights and the audible alarm can be silenced by
pushing the button.
When the instrument battery is running low, remove it from service and
replace the battery.
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Confidence indicator
The Confidence indicator flashes once every 60 seconds to notify the user that
the instrument is ON and operating normally. In addition, both LEDs will flash
briefly every 60 seconds.
Backlight
The backlight can be manually activated with a quick push of the button. The
backlight remains ON for 10 seconds.
2.3.
Monitoring Toxic Gases
With the ALTAIR PRO, you can monitor the concentration of the following toxic
gases in the ambient air:
 Carbon Monoxide (CO)
 Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S)
 Sulfur Dioxide (SO2)
 Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2)
 Ammonia (NH3)
 Phosphine (PH3)
 Hydrogen Cyanide (HCN)
 Chlorine (Cl2)
 Chlorine Dioxide (ClO2).
The ALTAIR PRO Detector displays the gas concentration in parts per million
(PPM) on the measuring page. The instrument remains on this page until another
page is selected or the instrument is turned OFF.
Attention!
If an alarm is triggered while using the instrument as a monitor, leave
the area immediately.
Remaining on site under such circumstances can cause serious
damage to health or can even lead to death.
There are four alarm setpoints in the instrument:
 High Alarm
 Low Alarm
 STEL Alarm
 TWA Alarm
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The backlight turns ON for 20 seconds during an alarm condition.
If the gas concentration reaches or exceeds the alarm setpoint the instrument will
display and flash "LO" or "HI" and "ALARM" and enter an alarm sequence.
For more and detailed information  Section 3.3.
2.4.
Monitoring the Oxygen Concentration
With the ALTAIR PRO the oxygen concentration is monitored in the atmosphere.
The alarm setpoints can be set to enrichment (concentration > 20.8%) or
depletion (concentration < 20.8%).
Attention!
If an alarm is triggered while using the instrument as a monitor, leave
the area immediately.
Remaining on site under such circumstances can cause serious
damage to health or can even lead to death.
When a set value is reached, an alarm is triggered:
 an acoustic signal sounds,
 alarm LEDs flash,
 a vibration alarm is triggered and
 in the display, "ALARM" is displayed in combination with "LO" or "HI"
and the corresponding oxygen concentration.
For more and detailed information  Section 3.4.
The LOW alarm (lower of the two %O2 alarm settings) is latching and
will not reset when O2 concentration rises above the LOW setpoint. To
reset alarm push the button
False oxygen alarms can occur due to barometric pressure (altitude)
changes or extreme changes in ambient temperature.
It is recommended that an oxygen calibration be performed at the
temperature and pressure of use. Be sure that the instrument is in
known fresh air before performing a calibration.
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Duration of Use of the Instrument
Normal Operation
The instrument is ready for operation
 as long as the battery warning indicator (Pos. 6 in Fig. 2) does not
display and
 the self-test is successful.
Weakening Battery
A weakening battery is indicated by
 the flashing battery warning indicator and
 the remaining operation time indicator going off.
Attention!
You are not allowed to use the instrument even if it still shows a gas
concentration.
Flat Battery
A flat battery triggers the following alarm:
 an acoustic signal sounds,
 alarm LEDs flash,
 battery warning indicator flashes and
 the display shows "ERR".
The alarm can be turned off by pressing the button.
Attention!
It is not permitted to continue to use the instrument!
The instrument must be taken out of use.
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3.
Operation
3.1.
Changing Alarm Setpoints
Alarm setpoints can only be changed manually during instrument setup,
which can be entered after battery attachment or reattachment ( Fig. 3).
Alarm setpoints can also be changed electronically using the
MSA FiveStar® Link™ Software.
(1) Ensure instrument is turned OFF before proceeding.
(2) Remove and re-attach battery.
(3) Turn instrument ON. Press and hold the button for 3 seconds.

ON displays during this time period.
The Steel Mill version cannot be turned OFF without removing the battery
or using MSA FiveStar® Link™ Software.

"ALARM", "SET" and "?" are displayed.
(4) To change the alarm setpoints manually, press the button once while
"ALARM", "SET" and "?" are displayed.
If the button is not pressed, the instrument turns ON, as usual, after three
seconds.



The Software Version displays for three seconds.
The gas type displays for three seconds.
["CO", "H2S", "O2", or "SO2" etc.].
The following alarm Setpoints are displayed:
Low Alarm Setpoint for three seconds, "LO" and "ALARM" icons turn ON.
(5) To change the low alarm (LO), press the button when "LO" and "ALARM"
displays.
 "LO", "ALARM", "SET" and "?" are displayed.
(6) By pressing the button, increase the value for the low alarm, until the desired
value is reached.
 On obtaining the maximum value, the display jumps and begins to count
upwards again with minimum value.
(7) Release the button and wait for 3 seconds.
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High Alarm Setpoint for three seconds, "HI" and "ALARM" icons turn ON.
(8) To change the high alarm (HI), press the button when "HI" and "ALARM"
displays.
 "HI", "ALARM", "SET" and "?" are displayed.
(9) By pressing the button, increase the value for the high alarm, until the
desired value is reached.
 On obtaining the maximum value, the display jumps back and begins to
count upwards again from the minimum value.
(10) Release the button and wait 3 seconds.
Short Term Exposure Limits "STL" displays; then, the STEL setpoint displays
for three seconds.
(11) To change the STEL setpoint, press the button when the setpoint displays.
 "ALARM", "SET" and "?" are displayed.
(12) By pressing the button, increase the value for the STEL alarm, until the
desired value is reached.
 On obtaining the maximum value, the display jumps back and begins to
count upwards again from the minimum value.
(13) Release the button and wait 3 seconds.
Time Weighted Average, "TWA" displays; then, the TWA setpoint displays for
three seconds.
(14) To change the TWA setpoint, press the button when the setpoint displays.
 "ALARM", "SET" and "?" are displayed.
(15) By pressing the button, increase the value for the TWA alarm, until the
desired value is reached.
 On obtaining the maximum value, the display jumps back and begins to
count upwards again from the minimum value.
(16) Release the button and wait 3 seconds.
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Fig. 3 ALTAIR PRO Setup
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Turning ON the Instrument
Before the instrument can be used for monitoring possible toxic gases in
the atmosphere, it must be commissioned ( Fig. 4).
(1) Press and hold the button for 3 seconds.

"ON" displays during this time period.
The Steel Mill version cannot be turned OFF without removing the battery
or using MSA FiveStar® Link™ Software.







An LCD functional test activates all display indicators.
Acoustic alarm sounds, alarm LEDs light up and vibration alarm is
triggered.
The software version is displayed for approx. 3 seconds.
The gas type is displayed for approx. 3 seconds more
(O2, H2S, CO, SO2, NO2, etc).
LO and ALARM as well as HI and ALARM are displayed alternately for
approx. 3 seconds.
STL and ALARM followed by the STEL alarm setpoint are displayed for
approx. 3 seconds.
TWA and ALARM followed by the TWA alarm setpoint are displayed for
approx. 3 seconds.
During the display of LO,HI,STL,TWA and ALARM the
corresponding setpoints can still be changed ( Fig. 4).
(2) If Calibration Due (CAL
(default is OFF):
DUE) is enabled via MSA FiveStar® Link™ Software

"CAL" and the hourglass display.

If calibration is due, "DUE" and the hourglass display for three seconds.
The instrument beeps and flashes "CAL" "DUE" every minute until
instrument calibration is performed.
If calibration is not due, the hourglass, number of days to calibration, and
"DAYS" display.

(3) User is prompted for a Fresh Air Setup (FAS).
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When performing a fresh air setup, the instrument must be in a known
clean air. The fresh air setup has limits.
If a hazardous level of gas is present, the instrument displays "FAS/ERR".
Press the button to acknowledge the error and perform an instrument
calibration.
(4) If Fresh Air Setup is desired, immediately press the button.

"HOURGLASS", "SET" and "FAS" display.
(5) If Fresh Air Setup is not desired, do not press the button.
 The instrument continues the ON sequence.
(6) If the instrument was configured for Oxygen, it displays
 Oxygen reading,
 % icon and
 battery indicator.
(7) If the instrument was configured for a toxic gas, it displays
 gas reading,
 ppm icon and
 battery indicator.
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Fig. 4 Turning ON the instrument
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3.3.
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Toxic Gas Measurements
The ALTAIR PRO can be purchased to detect the following gases in the
atmosphere:
 Carbon Monoxide (CO)
 Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S)
 Sulfur Dioxide (SO2)
 Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2)
 Ammonia (NH3)
 Phosphine (PH3)
 Hydrogen Cyanide (HCN)
 Chlorine (Cl2)
 Chlorine Dioxide (ClO2).
It displays the gas concentration in parts per million (PPM) on the measuring
page. The instrument remains on this page until another page is selected or the
instrument is turned OFF.
Warning!
If a toxic or oxygen gas alarm condition is reached while using the
instrument as a personal or area monitor, leave the area immediately:
the ambient condition has reached a preset alarm level.
Failure to follow this warning will cause overexposure to toxic gases,
which can result in serious personal injury or death.
There are four alarm setpoints in the instrument:
 High Alarm
 Low Alarm
 STEL Alarm
 TWA Alarm
The backlight turns ON for 20 seconds during an alarm condition.
Low Alarm
If the gas concentration reaches or exceeds the low alarm setpoint the instrument will:
 display and flash "LO" and "ALARM"
 enter a low alarm sequence.
The low alarm can be silenced for five seconds by pressing the button. It
automatically clears once the gas level falls below the setpoint.
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High Alarm
If the gas concentration reaches or exceeds the high alarm setpoint the instrument
will:
 display and flash "HI" and "ALARM"
 enter a high alarm sequence.
The high alarm can be silenced for five seconds by pressing the button while it is
still in high alarm. The high alarm is latching and will not reset when gas
concentration falls below the HIGH setpoint.
To reset alarm, push the button after the gas level falls below the setpoint.
Refer to the instrument during turn ON for factory-set alarm points.
If a gas concentration exceeds an alarm setpoint, the:
 audible alarm sounds
 alarm lights flash
 vibrator activates
 alarm type displays, alternately flashing the ALARM icon and the "LO"
icon (if the low alarm setpoint was exceeded) or "HI" icon (if the high
alarm setpoint was exceeded).
STEL Alarm
If the STEL (Short Term Exposure Limit) reading reaches or exceeds the STEL
alarm setpoint the instrument will:
 display and flash "LO" and "ALARM"
 enter a low alarm sequence
The STEL alarm can be silenced for five seconds by pressing the button while it
is still in alarm.
The STEL alarm is non-latching and will reset when STEL reading falls below the
STEL setpoint. The STEL value can be cleared. ( Fig. 5 for details.)
TWA Alarm
If the TWA (Time Weighted Average) reading reaches or exceeds the TWA alarm
setpoint the instrument will:
 display and flash "LO" and "ALARM"
 enter a low alarm sequence.
The TWA alarm can be silenced for five seconds by pressing the button while it is
still in alarm
The TWA alarm is latching and will not reset. The TWA value can be cleared.
( Fig. 5 for details.)
Refer to the instrument during test mode for factory-set alarm setpoints.
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Oxygen Measurements
The ALTAIR PRO Detector can be purchased to measure the concentration of
oxygen in an atmosphere. The value displayed is percent by volume of oxygen in
the atmosphere.
High and low alarm setpoints can be configured to alarm in any combination of
oxygen:
 enrichment (greater than 20.8%) or
 depletion (less than 20.8%).
When an alarm setpoint is reached the alarm sequence is initiated.
Low alarm indicates:
 the lower %O2 level of the two alarm settings
 a more urgent condition and the faster alarm sequence will be indicated
 "LO" "ALARM" displays.
The LOW alarm (lower of the two O2 alarm settings) is latching and will
not reset when O2 concentration rises above the LOW setpoint.
To reset alarm push the button.
False oxygen alarms can occur due to barometric pressure (altitude)
changes or extreme changes in ambient temperature.
It is recommended that an oxygen calibration be performed at the
temperature and pressure of use. Be sure that the instrument is in
known fresh air before performing a calibration.
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Displaying the Instrument Data - excluding the Steel Mill Version
A single, quick press on the button turn ON the backlight for 10 seconds. The
Information page can be accessed by pushing the button for about one second.
 The instrument beeps twice.
There are following modes:
1) Test gas mode
2)
Minimum Oxygen concentration ("LO") - for oxygen only
3)
Peak Reading
 Toxic ("HI")
 Oxygen ("HI")
 The Peak/Hi and Min/Low values can be cleared.
When this page is displayed, press the button to clear.

"CLR" is displayed

Value is deleted
4)
Short Term Exposure Limit ("STL")
The STL reading displays that the instrument calculated since power-ON.
When this page is displayed, press the button to clear.

"CLR" is displayed

Value is deleted
STL value is automatically reset to zero when the instrument is turned ON.
STEL value is calculated over a 15-minute exposure.
The following formula is used to calculate the STEL value:
((Minute #1 PPM value) + (Minute #2 PPM value) +...
+ (Minute #15 PPM value)) / (15 minutes) = PPM STEL value
If the instrument is ON for less than 15 minutes:

the balance of the minute PPM values is set to zero and

the total is divided by 15 minutes
5)
Time Weighted Average ("TWA")
The TWA reading displays what the instrument has calculated since powerON. When this page is displayed, press the button to clear.

"CLR" is displayed

Value is deleted
TWA value is automatically reset to zero when the instrument is turned ON.
TWA value is calculated over an eight-our exposure.
The following formula is used to calculate the TWA value:
Sum of 1-minute gas readings/480 minutes = PPM TWA value
If the instrument is ON for less than 8 ours (480 minutes), the balance of the
minute ppm values is set to zero.
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6)
3.6.
IR mode
When instrument displays "IR?", press the button to enter IR mode.
If IR communications are not detected for three minutes or the button is
pressed, the instrument will exit this mode ( Fig. 5 for additional details).
Displaying the Instrument Data - Steel Mill Version only
A single, quick press on the button turn ON the backlight for 10 seconds. The
Information page can be accessed by pushing the button for about one second.
 The instrument beeps twice.
This includes:
1) Test gas mode
2) Functional check of LCD, vibrator, LEDs and horn
3) Software version displays.
4) Gas type
5)
Low Alarm setpoint ("LO" "ALARM")
6)
High Alarm setpoint ("HI" "ALARM")
7)
8)
9)
STL Alarm setpoint
TWA Alarm setpoint
Peak Reading


Toxic ("HI")
The Peak/Hi and Min/Low values can be cleared.
When this page is displayed, press the button to clear.

"CLR" is displayed

Value is deleted
10) Short Term Exposure Limit ("STL")
The STL reading displays that the instrument calculated since power-ON.
When this page is displayed, press the button to clear.

"CLR" is displayed

Value is deleted
STEL value is automatically reset to zero when the instrument is turned ON.
STEL value is calculated over a 15-minute exposure.
The following formula is used to calculate the STEL value:
((Minute #1 PPM value) + (Minute #2 PPM value) +...
+ (Minute #15 PPM value)) / (15 minutes) = PPM STEL value
If the instrument is ON for less than 15 minutes:

the balance of the minute PPM values is set to zero and

the total is divided by 15 minutes
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11) Time Weighted Average ("TWA")
The TWA reading displays what the instrument has calculated since powerON. When this page is displayed, press the button to clear.

"CLR" is displayed

Value is deleted
TWA value is automatically reset to zero when the instrument is turned ON.
TWA value is calculated over an eight-our exposure.
The following formula is used to calculate the TWA value:
Sum of 1-minute gas readings/480 minutes = PPM TWA value
If the instrument is ON for less than 8 ours (480 minutes), the balance of the
minute ppm values is set to zero.
12) IR mode
When instrument displays "IR?", press the button to enter IR mode.
If IR communications are not detected for three minutes or the button is
pressed, the instrument will exit this mode ( Fig. 5 for additional details).
3.7.
Turning OFF the Instrument
(1) Press and hold the button for three seconds.
 "OFF" and the hourglass display.
(2) Continue to press the button for two more seconds.
 The instrument turns OFF.
The Steel Mill version can not be turned OFF without either removing
®
™
the battery or using MSA FiveStar Link Software.
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Fig. 5 Displaying instrument data (does not apply to the Steel Mill Version)
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3.8.
MSA
Data Logging
Session Log
The ALTAIR PRO Detector has the capability of recording 50 of the most recent
events.
Hold the button for one second:
 The instrument pages begin to display.
 Events will be transferred to the PC during this sequence, if:
- the top of the instrument is pointed toward the optional IR Receiving
device
®
™
- a PC is running MSA FiveStar Link Software
®
™
- "CONNECT" button is pressed in the PC FiveStar Link Software.
Stored Events
 Alarm
Alarm type - Alarm value - Time/Date
 Alarm Clear
Alarm type - Alarm value - Time/Date
 Calibration (pass/fail)
Time/Date
 Self-test (pass/fail)
Time/Date
 Error
Error type ( Troubleshooting in Section 4) - Time/Data
Periodic Log
Peak gas readings are periodically logged, based on user settings via the PC
( Section 5.4 for typical performance).
The date and time display are based on the PC time. Make sure that the
date and time on the PC are correct.
Changing the instrument battery can result in lost time in the Data log.
After changing batteries, verify the Time and Date with your PC.
Connecting Instrument to PC
(1) Switch on PC and align instrument to the IR interface of the PC.
(2) Press the button on the instrument.
 Instrument data will be displayed ( Section 3.3)
®
™
(3) Start the MSA FiveStar Link Software in the PC and start connection by
double-clicking "CONNECT".
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3.9.
OPERATION
Function Tests on the Instrument
Checking the Confidence indicator
The alarm LEDs and the Confidence indicator in the display must flash every
60 seconds after starting the instrument. This indicates the instrument is
operating correctly
Alarm Test
The alarm test must be conducted before each use.
It is part of the self-test.
(1) Turn ON the instrument.
A short alarm is triggered. These include:
 temporary display indicators;
 alarm LEDs flash;
 acoustic signal sounds briefly and
 vibration alarm is triggered briefly.
For the Steel Mill version only, the alarm test occurs every time the
button is pressed for one second.
Bump-Test
The bump-test ( Fig. 6) must be conducted before each use.
(1) Press the button for two seconds.
 In the oxygen version, the set oxygen concentration is displayed.
Calibration ( Section 3.10) must be carried out if the value deviates
from 20.8%.
 "TEST" "GAS" "?" is displayed.
 The alarm test (see above) is triggered.
(2) Press the button again if "TEST" "GAS" "?" is displayed.

Hour glass and "GAS" are displayed
(3) Feed test gas into the instrument (possible test gases  Section 5.3).

If gas is detected "OK" is displayed
(4) Wait approximately five seconds.
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A "" is displayed for 24 hours to indicate that the self-test was
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If the "" does not appear and "ERR" is displayed, check:





whether the sensor is dirty,
whether the correct test gas was used,
whether the test gas cylinder is empty or the date has expired,
whether the test gas was fed in at the right moment,
whether the test gas hose was connected to the sensor.
(5) Repeat the bump-test if necessary.
(6) If the self-bump-fails, calibrate the instrument ( Section 3.10).
(7) Repeat the bump-test after the calibration.
Fig. 6 Conducting the bump-test
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3.10. Calibrating the Instrument
The ALTAIR PRO must be calibrated if it does not pass a bump-test.
Under normal circumstances MSA recommends calibration at least
every six months, however, many European countries have their own
guidelines. Please check your local legislation.
For instruments used to monitor oxygen calibration must be carried out in the
following cases:
 any change in the air pressure (including height above sea-level change),
 any extreme changes in the atmospheric temperature ( Section 5.1),
 if the bump-test failed,
 at certain intervals by local procedures.
For instruments used to monitor toxic gases (CO and H2S), calibration must be
carried out in the following cases:
 after major shocks,
 any extreme changes in the atmospheric temperature,
 after use under high gas concentrations,
 if the bump-test failed,
 at certain intervals by local procedures.
Calibration - Toxic Gases
Attention!
Regulators and tubing used for bump testing and calibrating Cl2, ClO2,
NH3, HCN or PH3 should be labeled by the user for that specific gas
and must only be used for that gas exclusively in the future.
Make sure that the calibration is carried out in clean, non-contaminated
ambient air.
Due to high reactivity of Cl2 and ClO2, gas, ambient humidity and
calibration tubing material can react with the gas and cause the
concentration reading to be lower than the actual concentration. It is,
therefore, necessary to use dry tubing when calibrating or bump
checking with these gases. For best calibration, use the shortest
possible tubing to connect to the calibration cylinder for these gases.
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Carry out the calibration as follows (also see Fig. 7and Fig. 8):
(1) Press the button.

"TEST" "GAS" "?" is displayed.
(2) Press and hold the button for 3 seconds.

"TEST" "CAL" is displayed.
After 3 seconds, "FAS" "?" is displayed which prompts the user to do a
fresh air equalisation.
(3) During the "FAS" "?" display, press the button to do a fresh air equalisation.

If no fresh air equalisation is carried out, the instrument returns to
normal operating mode.

During the equalisation, the hour glass and "FAS" are displayed.
If the equalisation fails ("ERR" display), the instrument returns to normal
operating mode after 5 s.
(4) If the equalisation is successful ("OK" display), press the button and begin
the calibration.

 "CAL" "?" is displayed.
(5) During the "CAL" "?" display, press the button and start the calibration
mode.
 The value for the test gas in ppm is displayed.
(6) To change the value, press and hold the button, until the desired value is
set.
 The new value for the test gas in ppm is displayed.
The button can be held down to change in larger increments.
 After 3 seconds, the instrument returns to the calibration mode.
(6) Feed test gas into the instrument (possible test gases  Section 5.3).
Attention!
The concentration of the test gas used must match the stipulated
value in the "Test gases" table in Section 5.3 for the relevant
instrument.
Otherwise, the calibration is not carried out correctly. If there is a fault,
it can lead to serious damage to health or even to death.

The gas value, hour glass and "CAL" are displayed alternately.

If calibration is successful, after approx. 90 s "OK" is displayed and the
instrument returns to normal operating mode after 5 seconds.
If calibration fails, "ERR" is displayed and the instrument returns to
normal operating mode after 5 seconds.
The current values were not changed.
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(7) If calibration fails, check:
 whether the correct test gas was used,
 whether the test gas cylinder is empty or the date has expired,
 whether the test gas hose was connected to the sensor,
 whether the flow governor is set to 0.25 l/min.
(8) If necessary, repeat steps (1) to (7).
"OK" is displayed. Otherwise ("ERR"), the instrument must be taken out
of use.
(9) Conduct a self-test to confirm the calibration.


If the self-test is successful, a "" is displayed.
Factory Set Default Calibration / Bump Test Values
INSTRUMENT TYPE
BUMP TEST GAS
CALIBRATION GAS
CO
60 ppm
60 ppm
H2S
40 ppm
40 ppm
O2 and O2-R
<19% *
20.8%
SO2
10 ppm
10 ppm
NO2
10 ppm
10 ppm
NH3
25 ppm
25 ppm
PH3
0.5 ppm
0.5 ppm
HCN
10 ppm
10 ppm
Cl2
10 ppm
10 ppm
ClO2
2 ppm Cl2
0.8 ppm ClO2 **
* The O2 bump test can also be performed by exhaling on the sensor inlet for approximately three to
five seconds.
** MSA recommends calibration of the ClO2 ALTAIR PRO Detector using a ClO2 generator for most
accurate calibration. This instrument has a cross-sensitivity factor to Cl2 of:
2 ppm Cl2 equals approximately 0.8 ppm ClO2.
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Fig. 7 Calibration - Toxic gases
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Calibration - Oxygen
Attention!
The instrument must be calibrated if, during operation, a value different
from 20.8% oxygen in the ambient air is displayed.
In the event of extreme changes in the air pressure or the atmospheric
temperature, false alarms can be created.
Therefore, calibrate the instrument under the conditions of use. The
calibration must be carried out in clean, non-contaminated ambient air.
The ALTAIR PRO is equipped with a feature to allow calibration at pressure
and/or temperature of use.
To enter the calibration mode, make sure you are in fresh, uncontaminated air.
(1) Press the button for 2 seconds.
 The current oxygen concentration is displayed.
 The display switches to "TEST" "GAS" "?".
(2) During the "TEST" "GAS" "?" display, press and hold the button.
"GAS" "CAL" is displayed.
After 3 seconds, "FAS" "?" is displayed which prompts to do a fresh air
setup.
(3) During the "FAS" "?" display, press the button to perform a calibration at
20.8% O2.


The fresh air equalisation must be carried out in clean, non-contaminated ambient air. During the process, do not breathe on the sensor.
If no fresh air equalisation is carried out, the instrument returns to
normal operating mode.
During the equalisation, the hour glass and "FAS" are displayed.
If the equalisation is successful, "OK" is displayed
If equalisation fails, "ERR" is displayed and the instrument returns to
normal operating mode after 5 s.
The current values were not changed.
(4) If calibration fails, check:
 that the equalisation was carried out in clean ambient air,
 that during the equalisation, you did not breathe on the sensor.
(5) If necessary, repeat the steps (1) to (4).



"OK" is displayed. Otherwise ("ERR"), the instrument must be taken out
of use.
(6) Conduct self-test to confirm the calibration.
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Fig. 8 Calibration – Oxygen
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4.
MAINTENANCE
Maintenance
If irregularities occur during operation, use the displayed error codes to determine
how to proceed further.
4.1.
Troubleshooting
Problem
Description
Reaction
TMP/ERR
Temperature out of range
Return instrument to normal
temperature range and
recalibrate.
Inform MSA*)
AD/ERR
Sensor feedback error
Remove battery and
recalibrate.
Inform MSA*)
EE/ERR
EEPROM error
Inform MSA *)
MEM/RST
EEPROM Data Error
Calibrate instrument.
Reconfigure any custom
settings (alarm setpoints,
datalog, etc...)
PRG/ERR
Memory error
Inform MSA *)
RAM/ERR
RAM error
Inform MSA *)
LED/ERR
LED error
Check alarm LEDs
VIB/ERR
Vibration alarm error
Check vibration alarm
UNK/ERR
Indefinable error
Inform MSA *)
Battery warning (no alarm)
Remove from service as soon
as possible and replace battery
Alternating
display
/ERR Battery warning
(with alarm – flash LEDs, horn)
SNS/ERR
Instrument
does not turn
ON
Instrument is no longer sensing
gas.
Remove from service and
replace battery.
Sensor error
Inform MSA *)
Low battery
Replace battery
*) If the error occurs during the warranty period, please contact the MSA customer service. Otherwise,
the instrument must be put out of operation.
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4.2.
MSA
Replacing the Battery
1
2
Fig. 9 Sensor and Battery Replacement
1
Sensor
2
Battery
(1) Remove the four screws securing the case halves together.
(2) Carefully remove the front cover to expose the battery.
 The circuit board will remain with the back half of the case.
 Do not touch the display connections (two blue connectors)
(3) Remove the depleted battery and replace only with one specified in
section 5.1.
Be sure to observe proper polarity on the battery, as shown on the battery
holder.
(4) Ensure the interface and connectors for the display are clean and free of dirt
for proper operation.
If necessary, the display connectors can be cleaned with a soft, lint free
cloth.
(5) Replace the front cover, making sure the sensor, horn gasket and sensor
gasket are properly seated.
Caution!
Do not over-tighten the screws; otherwise, the case may be damaged.
(6) Replace the four screws.
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4.3.
MAINTENANCE
Replacing the Sensor
Caution!
Before handling the PC board, ensure you are properly grounded,
otherwise, static charges from your body could damage the electronics.
Such damage is not covered by the warranty. Grounding straps and kits
are available from electronics suppliers.
(1) Remove the four screws securing the case halves together.
(2) Carefully remove the front cover to expose the sensor (located near the top
of the instrument, near the alarm lights  Fig. 9).
(3) Remove the sensor from its sockets.
Caution!
The new replacement sensor must be the same part number and type as
the one being replaced; otherwise, improper operation will result.
(4) Install the new sensor in the sockets on the PC board (it can only be
installed one way). Fully seat the sensor against the board.
(5) Replace the front cover, making sure the sensor, horn gasket, and sensor
gasket are properly seated.
(6) Ensure the interface and connectors for the display are clean and free of dirt
for proper operation.
If necessary, the display connectors can be cleaned with a soft, lint-free
cloth.
Caution!
Do not over-tighten the screws; otherwise, the case may be damaged.
(7) Replace the four screws.
Warning!
Calibration is required after a sensor is installed; otherwise, the instrument
will not perform as expected and persons relying on this product for their
safety could sustain serious personal injury or death.
(8) The instrument MUST be calibrated as previously described.
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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS
MSA
5.
Technical Specifications/Certifications
5.1.
Technical Specifications
Weight
125 g (instrument with battery and clip)
Dimensions
86 x 51 x 50 mm (L x B x T) – with fastening clip
Alarms
Two super bright LEDs with 320° viewing angle and a loud acoustic
alarm
Volume of
acoustic alarm
95 dB typical
Displays
Large display of measured values
Battery type
Lithium CR2 non-rechargeable. Replace with Energizer EL1CR2,
VARTA CR2, Panasonic CR2 battery only
Battery life
Approx. 12 months under normal conditions
Sensor
Electrochemical
Factory
LOW *
alarm
alarm
setpoints * (ppm)
HIGH *
alarm
(ppm)
STEL*
(ppm)
TWA *
(ppm)
Min.
Max.
FAS
alarm
alarm
time
setpoint setpoint (sec)
CAL/
SPAN
time (sec)
CO &
CO Fire
25
100
100
25
15
1450
<15
90
CO Steel
75
200
200
75
15
1450
<15
90
H2S
10
15
15
10
5
175
<15
90
O2
19.5%
23.0%
--
--
5.0
24
<15
90
SO2
2.0
5.0
5.0
2.0
2.0
17.5
<15
90
NO2
2.0
5.0
5.0
2.0
1.0
17.5
<15
240
NH3
25
50
35
25
15
75
<15
180
PH3
0.3
1.0
1.0
0.3
0.1
3.75
<15
90
HCN
4.5
10.0
10.0
4.5
1.0
20.0
<15
240
Cl2
0.5
1.0
1.0
0.5
0.2
17.5
<15
240
ClO2
0.10
0.30
0.30
0.10
0.10
0.75
<15
360
*)
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Temperature
range
Operation
Storage
Vibration alarm
:
:
:
- 20 °C to +50 °C
0 °C to +40 °C
to 0 °C
Humidity range 10 - 95% rel. humidity, non-condensing
Dust and spray
IP 67
protection
Function tested
CO, H2S, O2
gases
*) When placing an order, you can request different alarm setpoints. The settings can be changed before
commissioning with the help of the button and thereafter, with the FiveStar®Link™ Software.
Warranty - MSA warrants that this product will be free from mechanical defects
and faulty workmanship for a period of 2 years from date the product is first used,
provided it is maintained and used in accordance with MSA's instructions and / or
recommendations. Warranty shall not exceed two years and six months from the
date of manufacture. The instrument’s battery is not covered under the warranty.
The instrument’s sensors are warranted for a period as described in the table
below.
SENSORS
WARRANTY TERM
CO, CO Fire, CO Steel,
H2S, O2, O2-R
30 months from the date of manufacture or
24 months from the date of first use, whichever
occurs first
SO2, NO2, NH3, PH3,
HCN, Cl2, ClO2
18 months from the date of manufacture, or
12 months from the date of first use, whichever
occurs first
Attention!
This instrument has not been approved for use in atmospheres
containing >21% oxygen.
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5.2.
MSA
Certifications
European Community
The product ALTAIR PRO complies with the following directives, standards or
standardised documents:
Directive 94/9/EC (ATEX)
: FTZU 06 ATEX 0134 X
II 2G EEx ia IIC T4
-20 °C ≤ Ta ≤ +50 °C
EN 50 014, EN 50 020
Directive 89/336/EC (EMC)
:
EN 50 270 Type 2, EN 61 000-6-3
0080
Other countries
Country
USA
C
Exia
Class I, Groups A, B, C, D
Ambient temperature: -20 °C to +50 °C; T4
US
Canada
C
Exia
Class I, Groups A, B, C, D
Ambient temperature: -20 °C to +50 °C; T4
US
Australia
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5.3.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS
Test Gases Table
Instrument version
Test gas - Self-test
Test gas - Calibration
CO
60 ppm
60 ppm
H2S
40 ppm
40 ppm
02
<19%
*)
20.8%
*) The self-test can also be conducted where the operator breathes out onto the sensor for about
3 - 5 seconds.
5.4.
Oxygen Typical Performance Specifications
Range
0 - 25% 02
Resolution
0.1% 02
Reproducibility
0.7% 02 for 2 - 25% 02
Response time
90% of final reading
30 seconds (normal temperature range *).
Three minutes (extended temperature range **)
*) normal temperature range 0-40 °C
**) extended temperature range -20 °C to 0 °C and 40 °C to 50 °C
5.5.
Toxic Performance Specifications
Sensor
CO or CO STEEL (Carbon Monoxide)
Range
0-1500 ppm
Resolution
1 ppm
Reproducibility
±5 ppm or 10% reading, whichever is greater
(normal temperature range *
±10 ppm CO or 20% or reading, whichever is greater
(extended temp. range **)
Response time
90% of final reading in 60 seconds (normal temp. range *)
Sensor
H2S (Hydrogen Sulphide)
Range
0-200 ppm
Resolution
1 ppm
Reproducibility
+2 ppm or 10% of reading, whichever is greater
(normal temperature range *)
+5 ppm or 20% of reading, whichever is greater
(extended temp. range **)
Response time
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90% of final reading
< 30 seconds (normal temperature range *)
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Sensor
SO2 (Sulfur Dioxide)
Range
0-20.0 ppm
Resolution
0.1 ppm
Sensor
NO2 (Nitrogen Dioxide)
Range
0-20.0 ppm
Resolution
0.1 ppm
Sensor
NH3 (Ammoniac)
Range
0-100 ppm
Resolution
1 ppm
Sensor
PH3 (Phosphine)
Range
0-5.0 ppm
Resolution
0.05 ppm
Sensor
HCN (Hydrogen Cyanide)
Range
0-30.0 ppm
Resolution
0.5 ppm
Sensor
Cl2 (Chlorine)
Range
0-20.0 ppm
Resolution
0.1 ppm
Sensor
ClO2 (Chlorine Dioxide)
Range
0-1.00 ppm
Resolution
0.02 ppm
MSA
* normal temperature range 0-40 °C
** extended temperature range -20 °C to 0, 40 °C to 50 °C (NH3 and ClO2 only: -20 °C to 0 °C)
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5.6.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS
Data Logging Specifications
Session
datalog
Number of shared
events
50 (most recent occurrences)
Data transmission
method
Via MSA infrared adapter on a PC using
MSA FiveStar® Link™ Software > version 4.4
Event log
information
Alarm - Alarm Type - Alarm Value - Time/Date
Alarm Clear - Alarm Type - Alarm Value Time/Date
Cal (Pass/Fail) - Time/Date
Bump (Pass/Fail) - Time/Date
Error Non-Shutdown - Error Type (See Error
List) - Time/Date
ON/OFF - Time/Date
Periodic
datalog
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Transmission time
Typically less than 60 seconds max.
Default logging
interval
Three minute peak readings (configurable via
PC from 15 seconds to 15 minute peaks or
one minute peak average)
Storage time
estimate
Typically greater than 100 hours with default
interval (storage time varies based on interval
and sensor activity)
Transmission time
Typically less than three minutes.
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ORDER INFORMATION
6.
MSA
Order Information
Description
Part No.
Test gas cylinder, 60 ppm CO (factory setting calibration gas)
10073231
Test gas cylinder, 300 ppm CO, RP
(factory setting calibration gas)
10029494
Test gas cylinder, 40 ppm H2S, RP
(factory setting calibration gas)
10011727
Test gas cylinder, 10 ppm NO2, RP
10029521
Test gas cylinder, 10 ppm SO2, RP
10079806
Test gas cylinder, 25 ppm NH3, RP
10079807
Test gas cylinder, 10 ppm Cl2, RP
10011939
Test gas cylinder, 2 ppm Cl2, RP
10028080
Test gas cylinder, 10 ppm HCN, RP
10079808
Regulator, 0.25 l/min
478359
Hose, 40 cm (16"), Not to be used for NH3, Cl2 or ClO2
10030325
Hose, 40 cm (16"), Tygon (For NH3, Cl2, ClO2 only)
10080534
Fastening-clip, black
10040002
Fastening-clip, stainless steel
10069894
Mobile phone-style clip
10041105
Key belt
10041107
®
™
MSA FiveStar Link Software with IR (optional for event logging) 710946
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ORDER INFORMATION
Description
Part No.
Sensor, O2
10046946
Sensor, CO, Steel Mill, H2 resistant
10074962
Sensor, CO
711302
Sensor, H2S
711303
Sensor HCN
10080220
Sensor Cl2
10080221
Sensor SO2
10080223
Sensor NO2
10080224
Sensor NH3
10080225
Sensor PH3
10080226
Sensor ClO2
10080222
Sensor gasket
10071375
Battery – CR2
10074132
Clip, Hard Hat
10073346
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Kaplanstrasse 8
3430 Tulln
Phone +43 [22 72] 63 360
Fax +43 [22 72] 63 360 20
info@msa-auer.at
Hungary
MSA Safety Hungaria
Francia út 10
1143 Budapest
Phone +36 [1] 251 34 88
Fax +36 [1] 251 46 51
info@msa.hu
Switzerland
MSA Schweiz
Eichweg 6
8154 Oberglatt
Phone +41 [43] 255 89 00
Fax +41 [43] 255 99 90
info@msa.ch
Romania
MSA Safety Romania
Str. Virgil Madgearu, Nr. 5
Ap. 2, Sector 1
014135 Bucuresti
Phone +40 [21] 232 62 45
Fax +40 [21] 232 87 23
office@msanet.ro
European
International Sales
[Africa, Asia, Australia, Latin
America, Middle East]
Great Britain
MSA Britain
Lochard House
Linnet Way
Strathclyde Business Park
BELLSHILL ML4 3RA
Scotland
Phone +44 [16 98] 57 33 57
Fax +44 [16 98] 74 0141
info@msabritain.co.uk
Sweden
MSA NORDIC
Kopparbergsgatan 29
214 44 Malmö
Phone +46 [40] 699 07 70
Fax +46 [40] 699 07 77
info@msanordic.se
MSA SORDIN
Rörläggarvägen 8
33153 Värnamo
Phone +46 [370] 69 35 50
Fax +46 [370] 69 35 55
info@sordin.se
Spain
MSA Española
Narcís Monturiol, 7
Pol. Ind. del Sudoeste
08960 Sant-Just Desvern
[Barcelona]
Phone +34 [93] 372 51 62
Fax +34 [93] 372 66 57
info@msa.es
Russia
MSA Safety Russia
Pokhodny Proezd, 14
125373 Moscow
Phone +7 [495] 921 1370/74
Fax +7 [495] 921 1368
msa-moscow@
msa-europe.com
MSA EUROPE
Thiemannstrasse 1
12059 Berlin
Phone +49 [30] 68 86 55 5
Fax +49 [30] 68 86 15 17
contact@msa-europe.com