DustTrak, model 8520, Outdoor Environmental Enclosure

DustTrak Outdoor Environmental Enclosure (model 8520)

Manufacturer: TSI Incorporated
Part Number: 8520-1
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The custom designed, weatherproof DUSTTRAK™ Environmental Enclosure 8535 protects the DUSTTRAK II and DRX Aerosol Monitor Models 8530 and 8533.  This environmental enclosure allows you to make the same accurate and precise measurements outdoors or in harsh industrial environments.

Features and Benefits

  • Optional accessories: internal battery system, heat shield, solar power system, wireless radio modems
  • 360° omni-directional sampling inlet specifically designed to sample efficiently in a broad range of wind conditions
  • Mount enclosure to a standard survey tripod equipped with a 5/8"-11 threaded stud
  • Water trap that prevents precipitation from entering the instrument
  • Field portable
  • Secure method of deploying the DustTrak aerosol monitor and its accessories

Sensor Type:  90° light scattering. Range:  0.001 to 100 mg/m3 (Calibrated to ISO 12103-1, A1 test dust). Resolution:  ±0.1% of reading or ±0.001 mg/m3, whichever is greater. Zero Stability:  ±0.001 mg/m3 over 24 hours using 10-second time-constant. Particle Size Range:  0.1 to approximately 10 micrometers. Flow Rate:  Adjustable 1.4 to 2.4 l/min (1.7 nominally). Temperature Coefficient:  +0.001 mg/m3 per °C (for variations from temperature at which the DUSTTRAK was zeroed).

Operating Temperature: 32° F to 120° F (0°C to 50°C) Storage Temperature:  -4° F to 140° F (-20°C to 60°C) Operating Humidity: 0 to 95% rh (non-condensing). Time Constant:  Adjustable from 1 to 60 seconds. Data Logging: 31,000 data points (21 days of logging once/minute). Logging Interval: Adjustable from 1 second to 1 hour. Physical External Dimensions:  8.7 in. x 5.9 in. x 3.4 in. (221 mm x 150 mm x 87 mm). Instrument Weight: 3.3 pounds w/batteries (1.5 kg). Serial Interface: RS-232 1200 baud. Power: AC:  AC adapter (included). Battery:  Four C-size alkaline batteries (included). Battery Run-time:  Alkaline 16 hours.

Analog Output Specifications: Analog Output Voltage:  0 to 5 VDC. Analog Output Scaling 1:  0 to 100 mg/m3, 0 to 10.0 mg/m3, 0 to 1.00 mg/m3, 0 to 0.100 mg/m3. Output Impedance:  0.01 ohm. Maximum Output Current:  15 mA.

  • Outdoor environmental monitoring
  • Fugitive emissions monitoring
  • Site perimeter monitoring
  • Fence-line monitoring
  • Dust control operations
  • Environmental research studies
  • Construction sites
  • Harsh industrial environments
  • Urban pollution studies