DCBR V3.00

DCBR V3.00 Elexis has made modifications to its DCBR card to reduce transients that may affect substandard designed apparatus. The DCBR V3.00 now offers inbuilt transient suppression of <24V peak and improved output ripple. All other parameters remain unchanged and the user manual is presently being updated to reflect this. The DCBR V3.00 upgrade has been designed and tested in less than four weeks proving the agility and design experience of Elexis along with their true devotion to safety compliance. Explosion Technologies has offered extensive support to the industry in regards to the addressed safety concerns raised in SA17-06 ..Read More

DCBR Chassis Fault Protection – Suitability

Elexis the manufacturer of the DCBR protection regulator card typically utilised in flameproof alternators has released some guidance notes in response to the recent safety alert SA17-06 in regards to chassis fault protection. The notes cover system suitability of intrinsically safe systems and the use of appropriate barriers. The guidance notes can be found below. PA002-001

Flameproof Alternator Guidance Notes

Explosion Technologies have released some technical guidance notes in regards to how transients and surges may be developed in an electrical system on an underground diesel vehicle. The guide looks at input influences and load side influences that can create transients. This information can be used to help minimise or exclude situations where transients may develop. Always refer to user guides and installation notes from each manufacturer. Installation should only be conducted by competent personnel. The guide notes can be found below. Alternator Transients and Surges – Technical Guidance 17A

SA17-06 Response

Elexis have released some guidance on the recent safety alert from the NSW Resources Regulator – SA17-06. The release contains information on transients, Um and suitability and can be found using the link below. PA001-002

DCBR Safety Bulletin

A Safety Bulletin published by Connexa regarding the introduction of circuit boards utilising unauthorised firmware within some flameproof alternators. Advise is contained in the bulletin in regards to identifying these cards from genuine Connexa product.     Safety Bulletin – DCBR Cards 16-3-2016 Should you require further information, please don’t hesitate to contact us.