Sensors and Systems for combustion technology

Flame Sensors FFS07, FFS08

Flame scanner

The flame scanners FFS07 and FFS08 are developed for the different, spectral bands of radiation as well as different types of fuel:

  • Applicable for outdoor area usage
  • FFS07 applicable up to Ex-Zone I
  • FFS07 Ex applicable up to Ex-Zone II
  • Available types for UV and IR
  • DIN EN 61508 Part 2 – SIL 3

Sensitivity gauging output:

> 10 m VAC (FFS07, FFS08 IR)


Output parameter (Signal channel A+B)

Max. >70 Hz
Min. < 7 Hz


Protection Class:



Environment temperature:

IR: -20 °C … +60 °C
UV: -20 °C ... +65 °C


Relative humidity:

0 % … 95 % not condensating



0,4 kg


Wear parts:



Approvals (in combination with F152):




EC type-examination certificate according to 2009/142/EC (Gas Appliance Directive)

  • DIN EN 298:2012


SIL 3 Confirmation

  • DIN EN 61508 part 2


CE Declaration of Confomity

  • 2014/35/EU (Low Voltage Directive)
  • 2014/30/EU (EMC Directive)
  • 2014/68/EU (Pressure Equipment Directive cat. 4 module B+D)
  • 2009/142/EC (Gas Appliance Directive)


Type examination Ex Zone 2





LAMTEC flame sensors are developed for different adiated spectrum and application/fuel.
Following application/fuel are possible:

  • Oil
  • Gas
  • Biomass
  • Chemical or other waste products
  • or a combination of those


Spectral range

Prefered area of use /  fuel

UV-1 type of
FFS07, FFS07 Ex, FFS08

260 nm ... 400 nm

Oil, gas

UV-4 type of
FFS07, FFS07 Ex, FFS08

215 nm ... 360 nm

Oil, gas, special gases, such as refinery gas or blast furnace gas

IR-1 type of
FFS07, FFS07 Ex, FFS08

1,200 nm … 2,800 nm

Oil and gas combustion with strong flue gas re-circulation

Waste gases with yellow color without UV radiation