The Dräger Pac 5500 is an extended life, single gas monitor for CO, H₂S, or O₂ with a 2 year warranty. The Pac 5500 offers the same durability and accuracy as the rest of the Pac line, and includes an eventlogger that stores up to 60 events.
Small & Robust
Small in size and light in weight, the Draeger Pac® 5500 has been developed with the needs of industrial users and applications in mind. The Draeger Pac® 5500 provides easy, single-handed operation, even when wearing gloves, and is designed to withstand the toughest environments. The impact-resistant rubber housing is impervious to corrosive chemicals and meets the requirements of IP65 to ensure operation even when sprayed with water.
Multiple Gas Entry Points
The instrument’s sensor has been specially positioned to allow gas access at both the top and front so that gas detection is continuous if the unit is placed in a pocket or if a gas inlet is accidentally covered.
No Lifetime Limitations
Designed for long-term operation, the Draeger Pac® 5500 boasts an unlimited lifetime. The battery and the sensor can be easily replaced. Also, the dust and water filter on the front of the instrument can be replaced if clogged with dirt or mud.
Miniature Sensor Technology
Incorporating the latest miniature Draeger XXS sensor technology, the Draeger Pac® 5500 has been specifically developed for use in personal monitoring and handheld applications. These innovative sensors, which offer a long, expected lifespan from 5 to 8 years, combine high performance with a fast reaction time of just ten seconds.
Clear & Easy-to-read Display
The clear, easy to see, large liquid crystal display shows both the gas concentration and the measurement unit. As an option, the instrument can also be configured to display just the type of gas. The concentration is then displayed only when the set alarm levels have been exceeded. Language-free to avoid any misunderstanding, this continuous numeric display can also be back-lit to improve readability in darker environments. To ensure that the Draeger Pac® 5500 can be identified quickly, even at a distance, overlays in yellow (hydrogen sulfide) and blue (oxygen) are also available.
Warnings & Alarms
In addition to vibrating and audible, multi-tone alarms, the Draeger Pac® 5500 shows a clear, 360° visual alarm via bright, flashing LEDs at the top and base of the instrument. Alarm thresholds can be set by the user, and gas alarms include both a pre and main alarm. The instrument will also emit both pre and main alarms before loss of battery power bringing maximum confidence to the user. If there should be a problem with the electronics or the battery or the sensor, the user will receive a clear, immediate fault alarm and display indication. A further life signal option, which can be activated and/or disabled to suit specific requirements, is also available.
Bump Testing and Calibration
Bump Testing allows users to test equipment against a known gas concentration on a regular basis. Bump tests verify that instruments are functioning correctly. The Draeger Pac® 5500 is equipped with adjustable bump test and calibration intervals to meet the needs of different applications, it displays a warning as soon as a bump test or calibration is required. Should the warning be ignored, the instrument can automatically display an out of order error message. Users can also select this same error message as an option to indicate that the calibration interval has expired. Bump tests usually take between 8 and 15 seconds. To ensure that they can be performed quickly and easily, the Draeger Pac® 5500 can be used with the Draeger Bump Test Station. This economical unit allows both the instrument and sensor performance to be checked anywhere, without the need for additional power. Each successful test is automatically stored in the data logger. The user can choose for failed tests to render the instrument out of order. An optional mobile printer is also available for those applications where hard copies are required. The mobile printer stores up to 700 tests for download to a PC. Fresh air calibration can be performed during the boot sequence at start up and is easy to perform. Calibration can be carried out by docking the instrument to a PC, in addition, an optional automated test and calibration system is also available. The recommended inspection interval for Draeger Pac® 5500 is 2 years.