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  • Det-Tronics Releases Explosion-Proof Rated Smoke Detector for Class I / Division 1 Locations

    Det-Tronics Releases Explosion-Proof Rated Smoke Detector for Class I / Division 1 Locations

    Det-Tronics announced today the release of a photoelectric explosion-proof rated smoke detector. The Det-Tronics® SmokeWatch™ U5015 detector is a Class I Division 1, 2 and Zone 1 explosion-proof rated smoke detector that is suitable for ...

  • Det-Tronics Wins exida 2015 Safety Award

    Det-Tronics Wins exida 2015 Safety Award

    Det-Tronics announced today that its FlexSight™ LS2000 Line-of-Sight Infrared Gas Detector was recently selected by exida, a leader in functional safety and cybersecurity certification for the process industries, as a winner of its ...

  • Det-Tronics Enhances its X3301 Multispectrum

    Det-Tronics Enhances its X3301 Multispectrum

    The X3301 multispectrum infrared flame detector from Det-Tronics, already a leading flame detector in fire protection, now has certification for the industry’s greatest field-of-view protection, the longest detection range, and third-party ...

  • Det-Tronics Releases New Line-of-Sight Infrared Gas Detector

    Det-Tronics Releases New Line-of-Sight Infrared Gas Detector

    The new FlexSight LS2000 Line-of-Sight Infrared Gas Detector from Detector Electronics Corp. (Det-Tronics) is a next-generation solution for line-of-sight gas detection. Available immediately, the FlexSight LS2000 sets a new standard for infrared ...

  • Det-Tronics recognized with exida’s safety award for the FlexSonic Acoustic Gas Leak Detector

    Det-Tronics recognized with exida’s safety award for the FlexSonic Acoustic Gas Leak Detector

    Detector Electronics Corporation (Det-Tronics),  the global leader in fire and gas safety systems, has been recognized with exida’s Safety Award, Sensors Category, for its revolutionary FlexSonic Acoustic Gas Leak Detector. Det-Tronics is ...

  • Det-Tronics introduces Revolutionary FlexSonic Acoustic Gas Leak Detector

    Det-Tronics introduces Revolutionary FlexSonic Acoustic Gas Leak Detector

    Detector Electronics Corporation (“Det-Tronics”), the global leader in fire and gas safety systems, introduced its revolutionary FlexSonic Acoustic Gas Leak Detector today. Det-Tronics is part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a ...

  • Importance of IP66/67 Rating

    Importance of IP66/67 Rating

    When used in harsh outdoor conditions, devices that promote life safety and continuous operations should have an ingress protection IP66/67 rating. Gas detectors should have such a rating — especially for onshore and offshore applications in ...

  • Det-Tronics Adds IP66/67 Approval to Existing Ultra-Fast Hydrogen Sulfide Gas Detector

    Det-Tronics Adds IP66/67 Approval to Existing Ultra-Fast Hydrogen Sulfide Gas Detector

    Detector Electronics Corporation (Det-Tronics), a world leader in industrial fire detection, gas detection, and hazard mitigation systems, announces that its Nanotechnology Metal Oxide Semiconductor hydrogen sulfide gas (NTMOS H2S) detector has ...

  • Safety standards and real life

    Safety standards and real life

    Recent events both on- and off-shore shine a bright light on the need for attention to safety and to hazard reduction, prevention, and mitigation. Errant combustible or toxic gases can injure and kill quickly. Therefore, mitigation of these hazards ...

  • Apply proper gas-detector technology to hazards

    Apply proper gas-detector technology to hazards

    Inadvertent toxic or combustible gas releases present safety challenges in many industries and can create hazardous situations. Detecting unwanted gas releases should be an objective for decreasing the hazards to workers, equipment, and surrounding ...

  • Gas-Detection standards included in NFPA 72: 2010

    Gas-Detection standards included in NFPA 72: 2010

    NFPA 72: 2010, a standard that must be complied with in many areas around the globe, now includes revised standards for gas detectors used in executive actions, such as initiating automatic or manual protective procedures. Det-Tronics’ EQP ...

  • Det-Tronics safety system is first to obtain FM approval in accordance with NFPA 72: 2010

    Det-Tronics safety system is first to obtain FM approval in accordance with NFPA 72: 2010

    The Eagle Quantum Premier (EQP) Safety System from Detector Electronics Corporation (Det-Tronics) has earned certification to NFPA 72: 2010 (http://safety.det-tronics.com). FM Approvals, the nationally recognized testing laboratory, performed the ...

  • Include hazardous and non-hazardous areas in your safety system

    Include hazardous and non-hazardous areas in your safety system

    Improve efficiency and safety by using a single safety system for two types of areas: non-hazardous (control rooms and living quarters) and classified/hazardous (process areas). Det-Tronics’ newly released Addressable Smoke and Heat (ASH) ...

  • Det-tronics introduces addressable smoke and heat detection for non-hazardous areas

    Det-tronics introduces addressable smoke and heat detection for non-hazardous areas

    Detector Electronics Corporation (Det-Tronics) has introduced its Addressable Smoke and Heat (ASH) Module (http://safety.det-tronics.com). The ASH Module is an interface device that manages inputs/outputs between the Eagle Quantum Premier® (EQP) ...

  • Det-Tronics Introduces Addressable Smoke and Heat Detection for Non-Hazardous Areas

    Det-Tronics Introduces Addressable Smoke and Heat Detection for Non-Hazardous Areas

    Detector Electronics Corporation (Det-Tronics) has introduced its Addressable Smoke and Heat (ASH) Module (http://safety.det-tronics.com). The ASH Module is an interface device that manages inputs/outputs between the Eagle Quantum Premier® (EQP) ...

  • Optical integrity: testing the detector

    Optical integrity: testing the detector

    Most optical flame detectors have a method to indicate that they are not operating correctly – an LED or an online alert. If the detector does not indicate a fault, you might believe the detector is alert and watching for possible hazards. ...

  • Flame and gas detection in hangars

    Flame and gas detection in hangars

    Flammable materials (aviation fuels, cleaning solvents, and paints) present in aircraft hangars can endanger life, safety, aircraft, and the hangar structure. To improve protection, many Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) either require or ...

  • Loss prevention via Cameras

    Loss prevention via Cameras

    Imagine your safety system announces a flame-detector alarm at a pumping station miles from the nearest worker. You need to investigate the incident. How serious is the incident? Is your suppression system operating as it should? A strategically ...

  • Detection/releasing system should have proper marine approvals

    Detection/releasing system should have proper marine approvals

    Approval by the U.S. Coast Guard is required for flame and gas detection systems (including control panel, flame detectors, gas detectors, and accessories) in use where the USCG has jurisdiction – for example, in U.S. flagged vessels or ...

  • Chlorine gas: danger and detection

    Chlorine gas: danger and detection

    Properly installed, reliable gas detection can help prevent chlorine-related injury or death. In the workplace where chlorine is part of the process, fixed gas detection is the first line of defense for early warning of chlorine leaks and for ...