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AMS Instrumentation and Calibration has introduced a new range of hazardous location sensors from ECD to the Australian market, including pH detection.

The S88 pH Sensors have a two-way communication with its transmitter as it converts analogue signals from the electrode cartridge into a digital protocol.

When connected to an ECD digital analyser, the sensor's stored information – including identity, measurement type and serial number – is uploaded to the analyser, and can configure both displays and outputs of the transmitter for the sensor's measured parameter.

Alongside the pH sensors, the Model S88 Intelligent Sensors product line includes ORP, Ion Selective, Dissolved Oxygen, Conductivity and Resistivity sensors, all of which have two universal sensor designs – insertion/submersion, or valve retractable with flared end to prevent blow out.

The insertion sensor uses a ¾” MNPT compression fitting as the process connection and accommodates installations in pipe tees, flow cells or through tank walls, allowing for variable insertion length.

For the valve retractable sensor, loosening the rear compression fitting allows the sensor to slide freely through its 1” ball valve and stop at the compression fitting, for either insertion into or retraction from the process.

The standard S88 sensors have 316 stainless steel housings and various materials of construction are also available to maximise sensor performance while minimising cost of ownership.

AMS Instrumentation and Calibration is the exclusive distributor for ECD products in the Australian region.

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