Multi-sensor Array Based Fire Monitor for Cotton Pile

  • Chenrui Bai
  • Junning ZhangEmail author
  • Chengxu Lv
  • Liguo Wei
  • Liming Zhou
  • Bo Zhao
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 545)


Cotton is a strategic material for people’s livelihood, however, its fiber is most combustible in all kinds of natural fiber. To warn this risk, the mechanism of cotton pile smoke and fire was studied in this paper, and the monitoring and early warning indicators of the cotton pile fire were selected. The multi-sensor array was designed and to developed sense temperature, humidity and CO concentration. The fire monitoring device has the key modules of temperature sensor, humidity sensor, CO gas sensor, and PC center. A user interface was developed on LabVIEW to display and control data. Multi-sensor array based fire monitor can provide the data of temperature, humidity and CO concentration. It is essential to effectively measure abnormal or normal situation of the cotton pile, and can make early warning for the cotton fire and reduce the loss of cotton fire disaster.


Unginned cotton smoldering Temperature Humidity CO concentration Fire warning 



The study was supported by national science and technology support program of China (2015BAD19B04) and S&T Nova Program of Beijing (Z1511000003150116).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chenrui Bai
    • 1
  • Junning Zhang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Chengxu Lv
    • 1
  • Liguo Wei
    • 1
  • Liming Zhou
    • 1
  • Bo Zhao
    • 1
  1. 1.Chinese Academy of Agricultural Mechanization SciencesBeijingChina

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