Crowcon Xgard Type 6 Fixed Gas Detector

Code: Xgard Type 6
  • Thermal conductivity sensor
  • Hydrogen
  • Zones 1 or 2, Div 1 or 2

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The Xgard Type 6 is an Exd Flameproof gas detector using a thermal conductivity sensor within an Xgard enclosure, which also contains an amplifier to provide a 3-wire 4-20mA sink or source output. Operating temperature +10 to +55°C. Designed to detect % vol. levels of gas in binary mixtures.

Suitable for use with a range of cable glands; M20 or 1/2″ NPT or 3/4″ NPT. There is a choice of housing; durable aluminium with a tough polyester coating, or 316 stainless steel suitable for deployment in extreme environments, such as offshore or in heavy industry- corrosion resistant.

Units can be installed on walls or ceilings, with three junction box choices—replacement sensors plugin.  Accessories are available for duct mounting, sampling applications and remote gassing – simple sensor checking.  In wash down areas or marine applications, splash guards and weatherproof caps are available.


  • For Hydrogen (H2) 0-5%, 10%, 50% vv (in air) 0-20%, 25%, 30%, 50% vv (H2 in N2)xgard_type_6
  • Argon (Ar) or Carbon dioxide (CO2) detection please enquire
  • Simple install and maintenance, common spares for all Xgard types, minimise inventory
  • Validated to IEC 61508 (SIL 1 to SIL 3)
  • Ingress protection IP65
  • Response time T90 <15s (typical)
  • Global approvals ATEX/ IECEx UL, INMETRO & GOST-R
  • Size 156 x 166 x 111mm (6.1 x 6.5 x 4.3 inches)
  • Weight Aluminium 1kg. Stainless steel: 3.1kg

Xgard Type 6 Spare Sensor Modules

S011540/S  0-5% vol. hydrogen (in air)
S011548/S  0-20% vol. hydrogen (in nitrogen)
S011947/S  0-50% vol. hydrogen (in nitrogen)

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Title Size
Xgard-Datasheet 249 KB
Xgard Manual 1 MB
Xgard-Data-Sheet_es_ES 1 MB
Xgard-Data-Sheet_pt_BR 1 MB

Additional information

Weight 0.09 kg