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  • Page 1 SPM Flex Single Point Monitor Gas Detector User’s Manual...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Storing Chemcassette cartridges ����������������������������������������������������������������������� 49 ® Labels ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 50 Detectable Gases ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 51 Specifications ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 52 Accessories and Parts ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 53 Certifications ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 56 Warranties ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 57 SPM Flex warranty ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 57 Chemcassette cartridge warranty ���������������������������������������������������������������������� 57 ® Index ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 60...
  • Page 4 SPM Flex Gas Detector...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    SPM Flex Gas Detector Introduction The SPM Flex gas detector is an extractive gas monitoring system that draws gas samples locally or from a remote point to a Chemcassette tape-based optical gas ® detection system� A wide range of toxic gas Chemcassette cartridges are available that enable detection of gases used or generated in semiconductor manufacturing and industrial environments�...
  • Page 6: Safety Information

    SPM Flex Gas Detector Safety Information DANGER Danger notices contain information that could prevent death or serious injury� WARNING Warnings contain information that could prevent injury or equipment damage� CAUTION Caution notices contain information that could prevent equipment damage� NOTE...
  • Page 7: Contact Information

    8604 Hegnau Switzerland Tel: +41 (0)44 943 4300 Fax: +41 (0)44 943 4398 gasdetection@honeywell�com Asia Pacific Honeywell Analytics Asia Pacific Co., Ltd. #701 Kolon Science Valley (1) 43 Digital-Ro 34-Gil, Guro-Gu Seoul, 152-729 Korea Tel: +82 2 6909 0321 VOIP: +8 5401 0321 analytics�ap@honeywell�com...
  • Page 8: Glossary

    Area Networks� The unit is actively monitoring the specified gas or In monitor family of gases When configured, the SPM Flex will hold the alarm or Latching alarm or fault fault status active until the user performs an alarm/ fault reset�...
  • Page 9: Product Overview

    WARNING Operate and service the SPM Flex gas detector only as specified in this manual and the accompanying quick start guide� Failure to do so may impair the protection provided by the detector and may also void the warranty�...
  • Page 10: Battery Operation

    Figure 1. terminals and ports Battery operation The SPM Flex gas detector is supplied with a power supply/charger than can connect the detector’s power connection and a standard wall outlet� (Ensure that the correct power cable has been ordered for local operation�) The power supply/ charger is designed for indoor, dry-location use only�...
  • Page 11: The Handle (Portable Model)

    SPM Flex Gas Detector How to extend battery life Power consumption is optimized to extend battery life when not in monitor mode� In addition, the unit should not be exposed to extreme temperatures which shortens battery life� The time before recharging is required can be extended by taking the detector out of monitor mode when it is not in use�...
  • Page 12: Main Power Rocker Switch

    Rocker switch cover Main power rocker switch Figure 3. SPM Flex main power rocker switch After the detector’s cover is open, use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the rocker switch cover� Turn the main power rocker switch to the on position and replace the rocker switch cover�...
  • Page 13: Turning The Detector On And Off

    Press and hold the Power/Cancel button until the green LED begins blinking� The detector will begin a startup sequence that lasts about 30 seconds� The four LEDs provide at-a-glance information about the current state of the detector: LEDs (red, green, yellow, blue) Figure 4. SPM Flex LEDs Description solid Alarm 1 blinking...
  • Page 14: Navigation

    Down arrow Figure 5. SPM Flex controls All SPM Flex menus are navigated by the four buttons shown in Figure 5� Pressing either of the arrows or the Accept/Select button will access the menu from the main display screen� The arrows also are used to scroll up and down through lists of options�...
  • Page 15: Menu Map

    Relay 4-20 mA Power Off The SPM Flex detector’s menus are easily navigated� As an example, this is how a user could review the detector’s gas settings when starting from the In Monitor screen: 1� Press the Up Arrow > to return to the Main Menu�...
  • Page 16 Monitor mode indicator Figure 6. Elements of typical SPM Flex detector displays The bar graph on the right shows the current concentration relative to the Alarm 1 and Alarm 2 setpoints� (The bar’s range is relative to the alarm levels, not to the full scale of the selected gas)�...
  • Page 17: Loading A Chemcassette Cartridge

    SPM Flex Gas Detector Loading a Chemcassette cartridge Close the Chemcassette cartridge door before putting the detector into Monitor mode (this holds the Chemcassette cartridge in place)� Take the detector out of Monitor mode before opening the door� NOTE Chemcassette cartridges must be stored according to the manufacturer’s guidelines when not in use�...
  • Page 18 SPM Flex Gas Detector If there is an error (i�e�, the same cartridge was reinserted, the new cartridge has expired, or an unqualified user is attempting to insert a cartridge that detects a different gas than the last one), an error message will be displayed and the installation will be canceled�...
  • Page 19: Wiring And Tubing

    Wiring and tubing Typical fixed installation topologies The SPM Flex gas detector has flexible installation options that allow the user to select the one most suitable for a specific application� The detector is supplied with weather-sealed connectors for power, Ethernet, and communications (for relays or 4-20 mA)�...
  • Page 20 The terminal module is located on the main PCB inside the gas detector� All power, relay, and 4-20 mA connections to SPM Flex are made via this module� Wire entry to the terminal module area is via the cable entry/conduit entry located at the top of the detector�...
  • Page 21: Wiring Diagrams

    SPM Flex Gas Detector Wiring diagrams Controller SPM Flex 24V+ 4-20 mA+ Signal Current Flow 24V- Figure 9. 4-20 mA sink wiring diagram Controller SPM Flex 24V+ Signal 4-20 mA - Current Flow 24V- Figure 10. 4-20 mA source wiring diagram...
  • Page 22: 4-20 Ma Wiring

    To ensure adequate resolution to overcome tolerance in the 4-20 mA reading, set the full scale at an appropriate level� The SPM Flex issues a fault if the measured 4-20 mA reading is more than 0�8 mA (5% full scale) off from the expected drive value�...
  • Page 23 SPM Flex Gas Detector Relays The detector is equipped with three relays� Connect the unit as shown in this figure� RELAY 1 FAULT RELAY 2 TERMINALS TERMINALS TERMINALS Figure 15. Relay configuration The relays can be wired as normally closed or normally open� It can also be configured as normally energized or normally de-energized via software�...
  • Page 24: Modbus Register Definitions

    SPM Flex Gas Detector Modbus register definitions Register Address/Name Bits Description Values 0: No Inhibit 1: Inhibit Alarm Inhibit State 2: Inhibit Fault 3: Inhibit Alarm & Fault 4: Inhibit All Instrument Fault 1 = Active Maintenance Fault 1 = Active...
  • Page 25 SPM Flex Gas Detector Tubing (optional) Sample and exhaust tubing calculations This table shows the flow rate, tubing length, transport time, and maximum pressure and vacuum at the inlet and exhaust points� Tubing lengths vary among gases� If the pressure or vacuum on the inlet/exhaust lines does not meet the recommended values, the detector may encounter flow faults�...
  • Page 26: Setup

    The SPM Flex detector must be installed only by qualified professional personnel in accordance with local codes� The SPM Flex gas detector has an optional mounting bracket assembly that is easily affixed to a suitable vertical surface such as a wall, tool housing, mounting plate on a pole etc�...
  • Page 27: Dimensions

    SPM Flex Gas Detector Dimensions 9.5 in. (24.1 cm) 6.4 in. (16.3 cm) 13.2 in. (33.6 cm) 12.3 in. (31.2 cm) 7.2 in. (18.3 cm) Figure 18. Dimensions of the SPM Flex Gas Detector...
  • Page 28: Standard Mounting Bracket

    SPM Flex Gas Detector Standard mounting bracket Figure 19 shows the detector’s standard mounting bracket� 12.5 in. (31.8 cm) drilling holes: 10.2 in. (26.0 cm) 0.6 in. (1.6 cm) 6.3 in. (15.9 cm) Figure 19. Standard mounting bracket At least 2 screws must be used when mounting the standard bracket to a wall�...
  • Page 29: Backward-Compatible Mounting Bracket

    SPM Flex Gas Detector Backward-compatible mounting bracket Figure 20 shows the detector’s backward-compatible mounting bracket (used when replacing an SPM detector with an SPM Flex detector)� 13.0 in. (32.9 cm) 5.4 in. (13.7 cm) 13.0 in. (33.0 cm) 0.4 in. (1.1 cm) Figure 20.
  • Page 30: In-Line Filters

    SPM Flex Gas Detector In-line filters Use an external filter to protect the tubing and the detector from contamination� Use particulate filter part number 780248 for non-corrosive gases� Use filter 1991-0147 for corrosive gases� Refer to Detectable Gases on page 51 for specific gases�...
  • Page 31: Attaching The Shoulder Strap

    SPM Flex Gas Detector filter sampling wand Figure 22. Wand with sampling filter The sampling filter is replaced by unscrewing the halves of the wand’s grip� It will fit in only one orientation� Attaching the shoulder strap If the optional shoulder strap is to be used with a portable detector, attach its spring clips to each of the rings on the detector’s handle�...
  • Page 32: Operation

    SPM Flex Gas Detector Operation WARNING • Protection afforded by the SPM Flex gas detector may be impaired if it is not used according to the manufacturer’s instructions� • Do not operate two-way radios near the detector� • When the detector is in monitor mode and is moved between environments with large differences in temperatures or humidity, condensation on the optics may cause it to report a false low gas concentration reading�...
  • Page 33 SPM Flex Gas Detector The blinking green LED indicates that the unit is on� The green LED blink rate is faster during bootup� The yellow LED indicates a fault; it blinks during instrument faults and is steady during maintenance faults� The red LED indicates alarms; a steady light indicates an Alarm 1, a blinking LED indicates and Alarm 2�...
  • Page 34 SPM Flex Gas Detector Bar graph The bar graph displays the concentration reading up to double the Alarm 2 value for the gas being monitored� The Alarm 1 and Alarm 2 values are indicated numerically on the bar graph� The display can be configured for different backlight and dimming options� By default the backlight will dim after a few minutes of no activity�...
  • Page 35 SPM Flex Gas Detector Inhibit Modes Inhibit - Inhibit - Inhibit - Inhibit - Inhibit - Parameter Alarms Alarms & None Faults Only Only Faults Over-range Over-range Over-range Over-range Concentration > Full Scale Inhibit Level Level Level Level Level Concen-...
  • Page 36 USB port Figure 23. Locations of the USB port and on/off rocker switch NOTE FAT32 is the default file system of the SPM Flex detector� The detector does not read/write NTFS disks� Chemcassette The Chemcassette review screen displays the Chemcassette type, its serial number, expiration date, and the days remaining before it must be changed�...
  • Page 37 This feature allows the detector’s output to match an external monitoring device� Flow characterization Flow characterization is an optional function� When utilized, it allows a flow system to be optimized with a certain type of Chemcassette cartridge� This allows the SPM Flex detector to quickly reach the correct flow rate�...
  • Page 38: Setup Menu

    Factory service mode For Honeywell Analytics service personnel only� Setup menu Many of the functions of the SPM Flex detector can be configured from the Setup menu� General The backlight intensity and timeout period are chosen from this menu as well�...
  • Page 39 GeH4� In the absence of gas, it may be necessary to continue monitoring for several minutes before zero concentration is reported� Latching The SPM Flex detector’s alarms and faults can be either latching or non- latching, depending on the settings on the Latching menu� The default for both is latching�...
  • Page 40 SPM Flex Gas Detector Security WARNING Follow local and site procedures when working with the SPM Flex gas detector� If needed, ensure that the associated control panel is inhibited in order to prevent false alarms� The following procedures must be followed carefully and performed only by suitably trained personnel�...
  • Page 41 SPM Flex Gas Detector Configuration Manager Access to options for up to five internal flash slots can be chosen from the Configuration Manager menu� Information can also be imported to or exported from the detector via the USB option� Test menu The detector’s optical system can be checked from the Optics Verification screen (using the...
  • Page 42: Troubleshooting

    No external power (blue light) Check circuit breaker Plug SPM Flex in to recharge the battery or use external power supply. Confirm that the blue light is present in the SPM Flex won’t turn on LED status bar. If the battery pack is overly discharged the unit will not turn on unless plugged in to the external Battery too low power.
  • Page 43 Mounting screws not installed Confirm the mounting screws have been installed on the back of the SPM Flex Confirm all tubing connections are properly inserted. Flow system issue Confirm correct filter type is used for the target gas. When in doubt use the corrosive filter.
  • Page 44 SPM Flex Gas Detector Instrument Fault/Maintenance Fault/Information Codes Meaning of Corrective Type Sub- Display Technical Probable Cause type String Description Parameter Action Replace pump Pump failure Check flow lines -Flow line obstruction Flow Failure Flow failure Flow, cc/min Check for positive...
  • Page 45 SPM Flex Gas Detector Instrument Fault/Maintenance Fault/Information Codes Meaning of Corrective Type Sub- Display Technical Probable Cause type String Description Parameter Action SPM Energized The microprocessor booted Monitoring Started Monitoring started Monitoring Stopped Monitoring stopped A new windows was pulled� (remove for...
  • Page 46: Maintenance

    Authorized Honeywell preventive maintenance In addition to the standard maintenance schedule performed by the end user, it is recommended that units are periodically returned to Honeywell for comprehensive inspection, cleaning, and systems tests� While not required, users are encouraged to have this service performed every one to three years depending on usage, site conditions, and gases monitored to help ensure years of continued smooth operation�...
  • Page 47 SPM Flex Gas Detector To check the pump The detector will display an instrument fault in the event of a pump malfunction� See pages 44-45� To check for system leaks 1� Place the detector in Inhibit mode� 2� In the Review menu, navigate to the Additional Status option�...
  • Page 48 If the “Optics verification success!” message is displayed, the optic system is functioning normally� If the “Optics verification failed! Please remove card and put Chemcassette back” message is displayed, return the detector the Honeywell Analytics for service� To replace internal filters Dust lter/acid scrubber assembly...
  • Page 49: Storing The Detector

    This will minimize the power� This is the recommended setting for long-term storage or for transporting the detector� Charge the detector at least four hours every three months� Recycling At the end of its usable life, return the detector to Honeywell Analytics for recycling� Storing Chemcassette cartridges ®...
  • Page 50: Labels

    SPM Flex Gas Detector Labels Flex CC-S-U XP Mineral Acids (XP-MA) P/N 1265-4012 Stor.Temp.: Less than 0°C (32°F) Exp.Date: 04-Mar-2015 SFID# 1265-40129131026 Detect: HF, HCl, HBr, BF3 Packing label P/N 1265-4012 P/N 1265-4012 Flex CC-S-U XP Mineral Acids (XP-MA) Exp. Date:...
  • Page 51: Detectable Gases

    SPM Flex Gas Detector Detectable Gases Opti- Default Alarm Sample ChemCassette Optimum %RH Response Max. Line range time (T50) Sample TLV 1 Family Range Temp for best at 2TLV gas Tubing Particulates Name (30- range (14d) accuracy 7,8 conc.(sec) length (m)
  • Page 52: Specifications

    Operating altitudes above 3,000 ft. to 6,000 ft. above sea level requires factory adjustment, contact Honeywell Analytics External switch or circuit breaker requirement (description & location) meet or exceed all local codes and regulations Ventilation requirements mount with no obstructions within 4 in. (10 cm) of either side or within 2 in. (5 cm) above and below the detector Inhibit 2 mA, programmable from 1.5-3.5 mA in 0.5 mA increments...
  • Page 53: Accessories And Parts

    SPM Flex Gas Detector Accessories and Parts WARNING Use only accessories and parts meeting or exceeding Honeywell Analytics’ specifications� Description Part No. SPM Flex base units SPM Flex base unit 1265-0500 Australia SPMF-F1AU Switzerland SPMF-F1CH Denmark SPMF-F1DK SPM Flex fixed units 1...
  • Page 54 Tubing 1/4” O.D x 3/16” I.D. FEP - for sample exhaust, price per foot 100440 Union fitting - use to connect disposible end of line filter to tubing 0235-0095 Standard mounting bracket for fixed unit (for SPM Flex only) SPMF-MBST Mounting brackets...
  • Page 55 SPM Flex Gas Detector Description Part No. SPM Flex CC XP Hydrides 1265-3000 SPM Flex CC XP Mineral Acids (may require an export license) 1265-3001 SPM Flex CC XP Chlorine 1265-3002 SPM Flex CC XP Ammonia 1265-3003 Long SPM Flex CC Fluorine Oxidizers...
  • Page 56: Certifications

    SPM Flex Gas Detector Certifications These regulatory certifications can be seen in the Technical Library on the Honeywell Analytics website (www�honeywellanalytics�com): 1� Underwriters Laboratories: Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery Pack 2� Underwriters Laboratories: Gas Detector, SPM Flex 3� Underwriters Laboratories/Canada 4� IEC: Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery Pack 5�...
  • Page 57: Warranties

    12 months from the date of first turn-on or 18 months from delivery from Honeywell Analytics to the customer, whichever is less� Separate warranty conditions apply to the Chemcassette cartridges limited as indicated below�...
  • Page 58 SPM Flex Gas Detector...
  • Page 59: Index

    SPM Flex Gas Detector Index accessories 53 default gateway 39 gas concentration alarms 33, 37, 38 display 16 level 33 configuration 33 back light 34 reading 34 levels 16 characteristics 39 gas detection algorithm version relay’s normal state 39 dimming options 34...
  • Page 60 SPM Flex Gas Detector MAC address 37 recharging 11 Teflon 30 main display mode 16 recycling 49 fluorinated ethylene polymer 25 maintenance 46 relays 19, 37 temperature fault level 39 assignments 39 ambient 37 faults 34 configuration 23 stream 37...
  • Page 61 SPM Flex Gas Detector...
  • Page 64 SPM Flex Gas Detector 1998M0845 Revision 1 August 2014 ©2014 Honeywell Analytics...