Spectrex SharpEye 40/40D-LB Ultra Fast UV/IR Flame Detector


The Spectrex SharpEye 40/40D/LB is an ultra/fast UV-IR Flame Detector which provides exceptional detection of hydrocarbon-based fuel and gas, hydroxyl, hydrogen, metal, inorganic fires in under 20 msec.

Spectrex SharpEye 40/40D-LB Ultra Fast UV/IR Flame Detector
The SharpEye 40/40D-LB features a unique dual sensor with selectable UV and IR channels that can be used separately of combined. The 40/40D-LB has a wide operation temperature range, so it can be used in extreme weather conditions with unparalleled reliability.

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  • 20 msec Ultra Fast detection
  • Proven false alarm immunity
  • Unparalled reliability - 150,000 hours MTBF
  • Best in class temperature range: -76 to +185 °F (-60 to +85 °C)
  • Worldwide and regionally certified for hazardous areas
  • Performance and reliability approved by recognable certification bodies
  • SIL3 compatible
  • Enhanced durability backed up by with five-year warranty
  • Smart field of view integrity test, allowing flawless operation
  • Innovative UV & IR Built-In-Test - continuously validating the optical integrity and the electronic circuitry
  • Multiple output options for maximum compatibility with standard infrastructures
  • Plug-and-Play - factory calibrated for immediate use in any fire detection system
  • Universal wiring option for fast ordering process
  • Three sensitivity levels, adapting to any application
  • Two mode heated optics for impeccable performance in challenging environmental conditions
Spectral response UV: 0.185–0.260 μm; IR: 2.5–3.0 μm
Sensitivity ranges 3 sensitivity ranges for 1 ft2 (0.1 m2) n-Heptane pan fire
Field of view Horizontal: 100°, vertical: 95°
Temperature range Operating: -76 to +185 °F (-60 to +85 °C)
Storage: -76 to +185 °F (-60 to +85 °C)
Humidity Non-condensing relative humidity up to 100%
Standard response time Typically 5 sec. at 93 ft. (28 m)
Ultra fast response time 20 msec for flash fire pan fire from 9.84 ft. (3 m) distance via
analog voltage output
High speed response time (explosion) 50 msec for 1 ft. (0.30 m) diameter sphere LPG-air mixture explosion at 32.8 ft. (10 m) via analog voltage output