Refrigerant Gas Detector (MRLDS-450)
for Machinery Rooms, Cold Rooms and Freezers
Quick Start Guide
The MRLDS-450 refrigerant gas detector is designed for use in refrigeration
applications and may be used as a stand-alone device, or connected to a facility's
building management system (BMS). It enables compliance with refrigerant
safety codes (ASHRAE 15 and EN378) and features audible and visual alarms to
alert personnel in the event of a refrigerant leak.
1. Safety Instructions
DANGER: The MRLDS-450 is NOT certified or approved for operation in
oxygen-enriched atmospheres. Failure to comply may result in severe injury or
WARNING: Use this product ONLY for the purposes and under the conditions
listed in the user manual. Failure to comply may result in injury and/or damage
to the product. The MRLDS-450 has not been designed to be intrinsically safe
for use in areas classified as being hazardous locations. For your safety, DO NOT use in
hazardous locations. Consult a qualified professional before connecting the MRLDS-450 to devices not mentioned in
this manual. Failure to comply may result in injury and/or damage to the product.
WARNING: The gas diffusion path can become occluded (moisture, dust, debris, frozen condensation) over time, resulting in
reduced or complete lack of gas detection and alarming function. Routine visual inspection of the gas detector and bump
testing are recommended to ensure proper gas detection and alarm function. For information on calibrating the sensor, refer to
the Care and Maintenance section of the MRLDS-450 User Manual P/N 026-1316.
CAUTION: Except for the maintenance detailed in this manual, this product should ONLY be opened and/or
serviced by authorized personnel. Failure to comply may void the warranty.
CODE COMPLIANCE: Comply with all local and national laws, rules and regulations associated with this equipment. Operators
should be aware of the regulations and standards in their industry/locality for the operation of the MRLDS-450.
TECHNICIAN USE ONLY: The MRLDS-450 must be installed by a suitably qualified technician who will install this unit in
accordance with these instructions and the standards in their particular industry/locality. This document is only intended as a
guide and the manufacturer bears no responsibility for the installation or operation of this unit. Failure to install and operate the
unit in accordance with these instructions and with industry guidelines may cause serious injury or death and the manufacturer
will not be held responsible in this regard.
Document Part # 026-4417 Rev 1
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Figure 1 - Refrigerant Gas Detector
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