- Captures and analyses thermal images in hazardous areas 1/21, CL I, II, III DIV 1 within seconds
- Variable measuring ranges from -40 to +330 °C
- Immediate data transmission and complete documentation via connected smartphone IS530.1
Lauda-Koenigshofen, February 22, 2022. i.safe MOBILE, innovation leader for mobile devices and solutions for use in potentially explosive atmospheres, announces the expansion of its product portfolio: The explosion-proof thermal imaging camera IS-TC1A.1, based on Seek Thermal technology, enables industrial users in hazardous areas to monitor industrial and maintenance processes and identify sources of danger at an early stage. The set, consisting of the Android Enterprise Recommended Smartphone IS530.1 and the thermal imaging camera in ergonomic design, offers the flexible possibility of variable measurements in the range of -40° to +330°C and immediate further processing as well as documentation. Target industries include the oil, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and food industries, energy suppliers and public utilities.
Flexible handling and variable application options
In chemical, processing and petrochemical industries, thermal monitoring plays a very important role, especially in plant safety and maintenance tasks. Thermal imaging technology is used here, for example, to check electrical and mechanical components (shafts, bearings, motors), transformers, to indicate the level of process fluids and to quickly detect leaks. The aim of predictive maintenance is to avoid unplanned machine downtime, ensure process reliability and reduce energy costs. Even in extremely heat-intensive work areas, continuous on-site measurements and documentation of thermal anomalies of mechanical plant components or electrical systems can be detected at an early stage, inspections can be carried out during operation, potential sources of danger can be eliminated and expensive plant shutdowns can be avoided. Employees and teams working in high temperature areas with strong protective equipment can be monitored through regular non-contact temperature control, thereby minimising health risks.
Set for capturing, processing and analysing thermal images
The IS-TC1A.1 is quickly and easily attached to the IS530.1 smartphone and securely connected through the 13-pin, multifunctional ISM interface. Via the Seek Thermal app (free download in the Google Play Store), thermal images can now be captured in seconds and processed further on the smartphone. For better overview (avoiding confusion) and documentation, the thermal image can be overlaid with the visual image taken with the camera of the IS530.1. The temperatures in the thermal image are displayed as usual in dark blue and violet for cooler regions, light yellow to red for warmer areas. A thermal image video/zoom function is also possible through the Seek app. The 190 g lightweight camera does not need to be charged separately, but is powered by the smartphone. The sensitive 200x150 (30000 pixels) thermal sensor has a 35° horizontal and 26° vertical field of view, a typical sensor sensitivity of 65 mK, a detection range up to 300 m, recognition range up to 75 m and identification range up to 25 m.
The IS530.1 is Android Enterprise Recommended and scores with regular security updates, support or seamless management capabilities and highest audio quality (dual microphone incl. noise cancelling, 105 db speaker). The smartphone enables OTA updates, offers double security through seamless A/B updates and the contactless, company-wide full configuration and control of all enterprise devices through Zero Touch.
"We are pleased to extend our product range through constant innovation. With our new thermal imaging camera for hazardous areas, we are responding to the wishes of our customers and offering a practical set consisting of a thermal imaging camera and our successful smartphone model IS530.1," says Benedikt Eckert, Business Development Manager of i.safe MOBILE.
Availability: The IS-TC1A.1 is available now.
ATEX Zone 1/21 II 2G Ex ib IIC T4 G II 2D Ex ib IIIC T135°C Db
IECEx Zone 1/21Ex ib IIC T4 G Ex ib IIIC T135°C Db
NEC500 (requested): Class I, II, III Division 1 Groups A B C D E F G T4
Sensor resolution: 200 (h) x 150 (v) | 30000 pixels
Sensor focus: fixed (digital zoom via app)
Sensor sensitivity: 65 mK (typical)
Frame rate: <9 Hz or up to 32 Hz
Temperature detection: from -40 °C to 330 °C
Temperature accuracy: The larger value of +/- 7 °C and 7 %, where: Scene temperature = 5 °C ... +140 °C
The larger value of +/- 10 °C and 10 %, where: Scene temperature = +140 °C ... +330 °C
Detection range: up to 300 m
Recognition range: up to 75 m
Identification range: up to 25 m
Measurements: 112 x 82 x 50 mm
Weight: 190 g (without IS530.1)
Supply: The camera is charged via the IS530.1
Connection: Via the multifunctional, 13-pin ISM interface of the IS530.1
Protection categories: IP67 | MIL-STD 810H | Can be operated from -10 °C to + 60 °C
Software: Seek Thermal App (available free of charge in Google Play Store)
Video and zoom function via app
Overview/technical specifications of industry smartphone IS530.1
Operating system: Android™ 10
Dimensions: 155 x 80 x 25 mm
Weight: 325 g
WCDMA: UMTS B1/2/4/5/8
mit MFBI B13/14/17/20/25/
Wi-Fi: 2,4 GHz + 5 GHz: IEEE
802.11a/ b/g/n/ac/e/k/r/h with hotspot for max. 8 connections
Display: 4,5’’ (11,43 cm) Gorilla Glass® 3rd generation
Resolution: 854 x 480 pixels
Processor: SDM660 Octa-Core (Kryo Gold-Quad cores 2,2 GHz; Kryo Silver-Quad cores 1,8 GHz)
Memory: 4 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM
MicroSD: up to 128 GB
Battery: 3.600 mAh, replaceable; 3,8 V; 13,68 Wh
For detailed specifications, please visit www.isafe-mobile.com.
About i.safe MOBILE
i.safe MOBILE GmbH, based in Lauda-Koenigshofen/Germany, was founded in 2011 and is today one of the world's leading and most innovative developers of mobile communication devices such as mobile phones, smartphones, tablet PCs etc. for safe use in hazardous areas and for robust use in industry and outdoors. Engineers and specialists at the Lauda-Koenigshofen site develop practice-oriented products and individual, customer-specific software solutions based on legal regulations such as ATEX, IECEx. NEC 500 and EAC. The i.safe MOBILE development team incorporates all international standards into product development and is itself an active member of the relevant standardization committees. In order to meet all explosion protection requirements, the products are developed from scratch. This gives customers worldwide the certainty of using high-quality communication technology at the latest technical level. In addition, i.safe MOBILE cooperates with solution providers in the areas of push-to-talk, mobile device management, maintenance software or lone worker in order to be able to offer complete solutions from a single source i.safe MOBILE is represented by a subsidiary in Singapore and Moscow and sales partners in 72 countries in Europe, the USA, Latin America, South Africa, the Middle East, Russia, Australia and Asia.
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