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8506 Handheld Particle Counter
0.5 µm @ 0.1 CFM

The Particles Plus 8506 Handheld Particle Counter measures 0.5 μm to 25.0 μm with a flow rate of 0.1 CFM (2.83 LPM).

Easy to configure, this instrument displays up to 6 user-selectable size channels as well as temperature and relative humidity. View data and generate ISO 14644-1, EU GMP Annex 1 or FS 209E reports on screen or via printer, USB key, real time through its versatile output options or export to Particles Plus data-download software. Particles Plus counters can be controlled and monitored remotely via web browser. The 8506 also has a mass concentration mode that approximates density in μg/m³.

All Particles Plus counters meet ISO 21501-4 and JIS B9921. The 8506 ensures compliance with an on-board pulse height analyzer.

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Particles Plus 8506 Handheld Particle Counter

Measures 0.5 μm to 25.0 μm
0.1 CFM (2.83 LPM) flow rate
Long-life laser diode technology
Measures up to 6 channels of simultaneous data
Approximates mass concentration in μg/m³
Integrated handle for one-handed operation
Large easy-to-use icon driven color touch screen display
Temperature and relative humidity probe included
Stores up to 45,000 sample records, 1,000 sample locations and 50 recipes
Easy configuration and transferable from instrument to instrument
Connect using Ethernet, USB or (optional) Wireless 802.11 b/g, RS485 or RS232
Displays and externally prints reports for ISO 14644-1, EU GMP Annex 1 and FS 209E
Internal audible alarm
User-definable reports
User-selectable channel sizes
Complies with ISO 21501-4 and JIS B9921 standards
Easy to clean and wipe down with minimal particle traps
Seamless integration into a facility monitoring system
Lightweight high-impact injection molded plastic enclosure
2 year warranty. Extended warranties available.
Size Range 0.5 to 25.0 μm
Size Channels Factory calibrated at 0.5, 0.7, 1.0, 3.0, 5.0, 10.0 μm variable binning
Flow rates 2.83 LPM (0.1 CFM)
Concentration Limit 4,000,000 Particles/ft³ @ 5% coincidence loss
Battery Run Time 10 hours
Light Source Long life laser diode
Counting Efficiency 50% @ 0.5 μm; 100% for particles >0.75 μm per JIS
Zero Count <1 count / 5 minutes (<2 particles / ft³) (per ISO 21501-4 & JIS)
Count Modes Automatic, manual, real-time meter, cumulative/differential, mass concentration, count or concentration
Count Alarms 1 to 9,999,999 counts
Calibration NIST traceable
Display 4.3″ (10.9 cm) WQVGA (480×272) color touch screen
Printer (Optional) External thermal printer
Vacuum Source Internal pump with automatic flow control
Filtered Exhaust Internal HEPA filter
Number of Channels 6
Custom Size Channels Calibration for custom size channels available
Audible Alarm Adjustable built-in alarm
Battery Removable Li-ion
Battery Recharge Time 4 hours within instrument (<2 hours with external battery charger)
Reports ISO 14644-1, EU GMP Annex 1, FS 209E
Recipes 50 user-configurable recipes
Communication Modes Ethernet and USB
Optional Communication Modes Wireless 802.11 b/g, RS485 or RS232
Environmental Sensor Includes temperature and relative humidity probe 32º to 122ºF (0º to 50ºC) ±1ºF (0.5ºC), 15-90% ±2% relative humidity
Alarm Alarms on counts for all particle sizes, low battery, sensor failure, environmental sensors and flow
Standards ISO 21501-4 and JIS B9921
Calibration Recommended minimum once per year
External Surface High impact injection molded plastic
Dimensions (L x W x H) 10” x 5” x 4.5” (25.4 cm x 12.9 cm x 11.4 cm) includes handle and does not include probes
Weight 2.2 lb (1.0 kg)
Accessories Quick start guide, operating manual on USB flash drive, isokinetic probe, temperature relative humidity sensor, purge filter, battery, data download software, USB cable, power supply & cable
Optional Accessories Printed manual, carrying case, spare battery, external battery charger, external printer and isokinetic probes
Buffer Memory 45,000 sample records (rotating buffer) including particle count data, environmental data, locations and times. Scrollable on screen or printout
Sample Locations Up to 1,000 locations 20 characters long
Sample Time 1 second to 99 hours
Power 110 to 240 VAC 50/60 Hz universal in-line power supply
Operating Conditions 41º to 104ºF (5º to 40ºC) / 20% to 95% non-condensing
Storage Conditions 32º to 122ºF (0º to 50ºC) / Up to 98% non-condensing
Warranty 2 Years. Extended warranties available.

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