Gas sensors from MSR-Electronic monitor 1000 parking spaces in the tower
Alfardan Properties – Qatar’s leading luxury real estate developer – opened another iconic tower in Marina District, Lusail City. It also houses the world’s largest sales showroom for the Jaguar Land Rover car brand.
The exclusive importer of Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles in Qatar, Alfardan Premier Motors, offers its clientele a modern and well-equipped multi-level showroom on 7,800 square metres. Through creation, innovation, technology and design, any shopping experience here is surpassed.
A variety of Range Rover, Land Rover and Jaguar vehicles, as well as some classic cars, are on exhibition in the new showroom in the Burj Alfardan.
More than 1000 parking spaces are offered on 7 parking levels. On the one hand they are used by Jaguar Land Rover e.g. for exhibition cars, and on the other hand they are available for further public use.
Accurate CO gas measurement
For safe CO gas monitoring on the parking levels of the Burj Alfardan tower, nearly 140 digital gas sensors (type SC2) from MSR-Electronic will be installed to measure the dangerous toxic carbon monoxide gas. It is a colourless, odourless and tasteless gas and therefore often remains undetected. At high concentrations it can be lethal.
Gas sensors are used for continuous monitoring of the ambient air and for accurate CO gas measurement.
The sensor head contains:
- Electrochemical sensor element
- Measuring amplifier
- μController for processing the measured values
All relevant data and measured values of the sensor element are stored in the μController in a fail-safe way. Then they are transmitted digitally via the local bus to the Sensor Board (e.g. SB2 or MSB2 from MSR-Electronic).
In the μController of the sensor the calibration management is also integrated. Calibration can be carried out by simply exchanging the sensor or by using the integrated, convenient calibration routine directly on the system.
The DGC-06 gas controller from MSR-Electronic for a reliable CO gas measurement
The evaluation of the measured values of the gas sensors is carried out via the DGC-06 controller from MSR. It is used for monitoring and warning of toxic and combustible gases and vapours in gas measurement technology. The large number of freely configurable parameters and setpoints allows individual adaptation to many applications.
For large systems or even for extensive connections the Digtal-Gas-Controller DGC-06 has been developed. Everything is possible, from complex multi-storey car parks to access permissions that are switched by gas alarm.
Up to 128 gas sensors, including 96 digital and/or 32 analog sensors (4–20 mA), the DGC-06 gas controller series can monitor and evaluate .
4 freely adjustable alarm thresholds are available per sensor. For alarm messages, the controller system has up to 128 relays with potential-free changeover contact and up to 16 analog outputs with 4–20 mA signal.
In the case of the Burj Alfardan tower, the CO gas warning system controls:
- Jet fans
- Main fresh air fan
- Main smoke extraction fans
After a CO level of 30 ppm is reached, all jet fans on the affected floors run at low speed only. When the fire alarm is triggered, all fans then run at high speed.
Via Modbus RTU the system has been connected to the building management system and all graphic details and information are displayed in the SCADA.
The entire support and installation of the MSR gas alarm system for the CO gas measurement in the Burj Alfardan in Doha was carried out by the MSR partner SYSTEMAIR MIDDLE EAST QATAR LLC. The gas alarm system is compliant with EN 50545-1.
Further information on MSR products can be found:
- in the current MSR-Electronic online catalog
- on the solution page for gas warning systems for garages, tunnels and loading zones
- in the webshop