OMC-150-Intrinsically safe wind sensor (Atex)

The OMC-150 is an Intrinsically Safe combined wind speed and direction sensor, based on the cup and vane principle. A complete wind set consists besides this sensor of an Eex junction box which is placed nearby the sensor OMC-156, and a Zener barrier interface box OMC-158-2.


Product Description


Using a sin/cos potentiometer wind direction is measured without a dead-band, while speed is measured using a proximately switch and a code cap.

The unit is made from stainless steel and comes with a mounting arm which can be clamped to a mast using two U-Bolts.

The Isolator and interface module is provided with a R422, NMEA output which can be set as 4800 or 9600 baud and can include a VER sentence as well.

Technical specs


  • High accuracy sensor according W.M.O.
  • Meets ATEX directive 2014/34/EU; EN 60079-0, EN 60079-0, EN 60079-11, and EN 13463-1
  • Type approved Ex ia IIC T4 Gb
  • Equipment category II 2 G
  • Certificate number DEKRA 13ATEX0119 & IECEx DEK 13.0012
  • Permitted in Zone 1 and 2
  • High reliability in every environment
  • All exposed parts in stainless steel 316Plugged connection
  • Most cost-effective solution for wind measurement in hazardous areas
  • Oil Rig
  • FPSO


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