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Retractable Fiber Oxygen Minisensor

OXR430

  • Retractable fiber 430µm in diameter
  • Works in gas (%O2) and liquids (DO)
  • No oxygen consumption
  • Negligible drift, >3 years shelf time

The fiber-optic oxygen sensors from PyroScience feature no oxygen consumption, no stirring sensitivity, an extremely long shelf time, resistance to corrosive environments (e.g. seawater) and are suitable for multiple applications in gas, water and aqueous samples.

This fiber-optic minisensor consist of an optical fiber with a sensor tip diameter of 430 µm. Compared to a microsensor, this sensor is suited for slightly larger samples, long-term measurements and profiling applications with less spatial resolution requirements.

Typical applications:

  • Dissolved Oxygen in Water
  • Insertion through septa
  • Oxygen measurements in aquatic environments, best suited for fresh water environments

Standard range. This sensor is specified for an optimum measuring range of 0 to 500 hPa oxygen (0 -250% air saturation). However, without specifications, it is possible to measure in up to 1 bar pure oxygen/100% oxygen saturation/100% O2. For detailed specifications, see the respective pdf file in the Downloads tab.

Retractable fiber. The actual sensor tip is surrounded by a 40 mm long syringe needle and can be moved out with a unique 4-step sliding mechanism. When retracted into the needle, the sensor tip is protected giving maximum protection while handling the sensor or while penetrating packages or a septa. The complete sensor is resistant to corrosive environments (e.g. seawater), as all metallic parts are made of stainless steel.

ST-connector. This connector is our standard sensor connector for PC-operated and handheld FireSting devices.

Easy calibration. A simple ambient air calibration can be performed with a few clicks (<1 minute for equilibrated setup). For precise oxygen measurements close to 0% we also offer easy-to-use calibration capsules (OXCAL). Simply dissolve the content of one calibration capsule in 100 ml distilled water, wait 10-15 minutes, perform the 0% calibration and start measurements with a calibrated sensor. For detailed calibration recommendations refer to the manual in the downloads tab.

Standard stock item. This item is typically in stock and small numbers can be shipped quickly. This does not apply for larger amounts, which ship with standard delivery time.

Applications. To get an overview of potential applications and to see our sensors in action, please visit our Applications site!

Sensor Versions. There are further versions available of this sensor type.  Please use the filter function or the inquiry form to find the suited sensor version for your application.

Price List

0% O2 Calibration Capsules 

OXCAL

For recommended 0% O2 calibration of optical oxygen sensors. Each capsule results in 50mL calibration solution (PU=10).

Every PyroScience oxygen meter with ST-connector is compatible with this sensor. Use this link to get a list of all compatible meters. Select additional requirements to find the optimal meter for you and your application!

 

Exemplary Setup

FSO2-C1 + OXR430

Choose the one channel oxygen meter FireSting-O2 with the retractable fiber oxygen minisensor OXR430.

  • Good value
  • Ready to go lab setup
 

Exemplary Setup

FSGO2 + OXR430

Choose the pocket oxygen meter FireSting-GO2 with the retractable fiber oxygen minisensor OXR430.

  • Stand alone logging
  • With battery and display

Exemplary Setup

FSPRO-4 + OXR430

Choose the multi-analyte FireSting-PRO (4 chan.) with the retractable fiber oxygen minisensor OXR430.

  • 4 freely configurable optical channels
  • + Additional pH sensor support