Precisive® 5-283
Natural Gas composition, Calorific Value, and Wobbe Index Monitor

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The Precisive® 5-283 analyzer is a real-time hydrocarbon gas analyzer based on MKS' unique Tunable Filter Spectroscopy (TFS™) platform. Calibrated for natural gas composition monitoring and heating value analysis, this package is optimized for gas-phase product analysis containing C1 – C5 alkane gases as typically found in natural gas pipeline and LNG.

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Features & Benefits:

  • Analysis in seconds
    Real-time, continuous measurement
    Fast response engine and turbine control
  • No carrier gas or fuel gas requirements
    Low operational costs and infrastructure requirements
    Suitable for small-scale plants and terminals
    Ideal for remote installations
  • Robust calibration
    Reduced maintenance and operational costs
  • Flow-through sensor design
    Minimized potential sampling and phase change issues
  • Compact, outdoor rated, low power
    Well suited for transportable spot check applications
    NEMA 4X, IP66, can be engine or manifold mounted
    Engineered to withstand vibration and shock


  • Custody transfer and fiscal metering
  • Fuel analysis for engine control (gas turbines, internal combustion engines, fuel cell power plants, etc.)
  • Calorific value measurement for fiscal metering of pipeline gases
  • Wobbe Index meter for combustion control applications
  • Check metering, blend monitoring, fast-response BTU monitoring
  • Biomethane injection control
  • Fast-response alternative to traditional
  • calorimeter and/or gas chromatograph type instruments


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Documents & Downloads:

Precisive® 5-283 data sheet

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