BlackTrace – Electric heating controller for ATEX environments
BlackTrace is an intelligent electric heating controller intended particularly for electric heating applications in explosive atmospheres.
The product is certified for explosive environments.
It can be used to control a single heating circuit up to 50A. Versatile adjustment algorithms, traffic features and a programmable I/O ensure that BlackTrace is suitable for challenging conditions. The durable enclosure and easy connections are perfect for demanding industrial conditions.
The BlackTrace devices comply with the following standards
EN 60079-0:2012/A11:2013 (=IEC 60079-0:2011)
EN 60079-15:2010 (=IEC 60079-15:2010)
EN 60079-31:2014 (=IEC 60079-31:2013)
3G Ex nA IIC T4 Gc
3D Ex tc IIIC T120°C Dc
Benefits of BlackTrace
Connect and use – easy and fast implementation
You can use the best and most affordable heating cables on the market
Expanding heating systems
You can control the device remotely and save and import settings using the software
Automatic condition monitoring for circuits, sensors and controllers
Long service life and durable housing classified for outdoor use
No separate supply transformer required
Among other locations, BlackTrace can be found in mines, paper mills and chemical industry facilities – particularly in sites that process critical substances and utilise decentralised heating circuits.
1/2/3-phase control @ 50A
2 x Pt100 temperature sensor input
Programmable I/O for alarms and special features
ATEX-approved temperature limiter
IP67 enclosure rating
Proprietary user interface and backlit display
2 x bus card slot (Ethernet, Rs-485, ModBus, Profibus)
Integrated cooling fin and automatic ventilation extend the life span
BlackTrace units can distribute temperature information, which reduces the number of sensors required
Other products in the product family
BlueTrace – Single-circuit electric heating controller
MidiTrace – Smart electric heating controller for control panel installations