Metallic Contamination Sensor - MCS 1000

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The Metallic Contamination Sensor MCS 1000 monitors metallic particle contamination in lubrication fluid. Indeed, it detects the particles by inductive measurement in which a coil system is the core element of the sensor.

Furthermore, it detects metallic particles (ferromagnetic and non-ferromagnetic) in the > 100 µm size range. The MCS 1000 continuously monitors the condition of the system and provides information on any early-stage damage. The sensor is, therefore, a reliable tool for condition-based maintenance.

What's more, it possesses certification from Germanischer Lloyd Industrial Service.

Features:

  • An early detection of impending damage to gears
  • It prevents costly plant downtime
  • It is also the perfect complement to optical sensors
  • The measurement of metallic particles (ferromagnetic Fe and nonferromagnetic nFe) > 100 µm
  • The air bubbles or liquid contamination in the fluid don't affect the measurement result
  • Moreover, the condition monitoring systems in wind power plants with GL certifications don't lose it. Indeed, the component itself has certification; so, if the MCS 1000 is built into the system after certification, it will keep it.

Specifications:

  • Flow rate: 10 ... 200 l/min
  • Operating pressure: max. 20 bar
  • A simple integration of the sensor in the system through the availability of different adapters.
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Metallic Contamination Sensor MCS 1000

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FAQs

  • What is Metallic Contamination Sensor MCS 1000 used for?

    Metallic Contamination Sensor MCS 1000 is used for recording metallic wear particles in fluids.

    What is Metallic Contamination Sensor MCS 1000’s mechanism of operation?

    Metallic Contamination Sensor MCS 1000’s mechanism of operation is use of an inductive measuring method to detect and count particles and classify them according to their size and ferromagnetic or non-ferromagnetic metallurgical properties.

    The sensor provides early information on any early-stage damage.

    What applications is Metallic Contamination Sensor MCS 1000 suited to?

    Metallic Contamination Sensor MCS 1000 is suited to continuous condition monitoring of large industrial gearboxes, pumps or bearing systems.

    Does Metallic Contamination Sensor MCS 1000 work solo or in combination with other condition monitoring devices?

    Metallic Contamination Sensor MCS 1000 can be used on its own or with other condition monitoring devices such as vibration monitoring systems. The MCS 1000 can therefore be easily integrated into condition-based or predictive maintenance.

    What fields of application are suitable for Metallic Contamination Sensor MCS 1000?

    Metallic Contamination Sensor MCS 1000’s fields of application include:

    • Lubrication systems in the fields of wind power, marine, paper, steel, cement
    • Industrial gearboxes and drive systems
    • Pumps
    • Gear tooth systems, roller bearings and plain bearings
    What are benefits of using Metallic Contamination Sensor MCS 1000?

    Benefits of using Metallic Contamination Sensor MCS 1000 include:

    • Early detection of imminent damage
    • Prevention of costly and unscheduled system downtimes
    • Determination of the degree of wear and localisation of wear sources based on the classification of measured wear particles in terms of size and metallurgy
    • Easy integration into systems and plants due to standardised data interfaces and a large range of hydraulic accessories
    • An ideal tool for implementation of modern maintenance strategies and as an extension for existing machine condition-based monitoring devices such as vibration monitoring systems
    What is Metallic Contamination Sensor MCS 1000’s operating pressure?

    Metallic Contamination Sensor MCS 1000’s operating pressure is a maximum of 20 bar.

    What is Metallic Contamination Sensor MCS 1000’s fluid temperature range?

    Metallic Contamination Sensor MCS 1000’s fluid temperature range is -40°C to 85°C.

    What are permissible fluids for Metallic Contamination Sensor MCS 1000?

    Permissible fluids for Metallic Contamination Sensor MCS 1000 are hydraulic and lubrication fluids based on mineral oil as well as synthetic oils.