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  • The simple solution to gas detection

    The Kitagawa Gas Detector Tube System is used by industries worldwide to detect gases and vapours, simply and reliably, without the need for calibration effort or power supply. It’s as easy to use as 1-2-3! - Lightweight, compact and easy to carry - Simple to operate for all personnel - An accurate reading obtained in a few minutes - Can be used in flammable atmospheres - ...

  • Sensidyne release new gas detection resources

    Sensidyne, LP announces the release of their new web site, www.SensidyneGasDetection.com, showcasing their stationary Gas Detection products to users and sales channel partners globally. . The Sensidyne Fixed Systems website includes information on point gas monitors for toxic and combustible gases, and oxygen; open path gas detection for toxic and combustible ...


    By Sensidyne

  • Addressable Gas Detection Leads to Large Cable Savings

    SINGLE CABLE SOLUTIONS FOR GAS DETECTION Cabling Costs and Space Issues Why is it that in today’s digital age many Gas Detection Systems still need to be installed with individual analogue loops from control to sensor, each requiring a separate 3 or 4 core cable connection. As you increase the size of a Gas Detection System so the corresponding loops increase by that factor of 3 or 4. ...

  • New guidance on gas detection at WWEM 2016

    Gas detection has always been an important component of the WWEM events, but organiser Marcus Pattison says: “Following the publication of important new guidance on confined space entry and a new standard for toxic gas detectors, the Gas Detection Zone at WWEM 2016 will be busier than ever. “Past events have shown that the Gas Detection Zone is hugely popular with health ...

  • Laser gas detection success for Anglian Water Services

    Anglian Water Services (AWS) wanted to quantify methane emissions from their wastewater treatment processes. As these are less well understood and less well defined than indirect carbon emissions associated with electricity use, they set up a project to locate and quantify emissions from the processes at a wastewater treatment works. This was led by the in-house Innovation Team which undertakes ...


    By Geotech

  • Detecting hazardous gases

    Engineers at MIT are developing a tiny sensor that could be used to detect minute quantities of hazardous gases, including toxic industrial chemicals and chemical warfare agents, much more quickly than current devices. The researchers have taken the common techniques of gas chromatography and mass spectrometry and shrunk them to fit in a device the size of a computer mouse. Eventually, the team, ...

  • Proactive leak detection of oil & gas assets can improve worker safety

    According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, there have only been 4 new refineries built in the last 20 years on US soil. Those 4 refineries have a combined capacity of These complex, engineering amusement parks must be properly maintained if they want to continue to not only be operable but also profitable. One aspect of proper maintenance and environmental stewardship is proactive ...


    By EnTech Engineering, Inc

  • Safety Gas Detection Wins Two New Service Contracts at The University of Manchester

    Safety Gas Detection - manufacturers, ...


    By PRWeb

  • Gas Leak Detection Equipment: Why Do We Need It?

    The strongest motivation behind refrigerant gas leak detection is the European Union F-Gas regulation brought into effect as part of the EU’s environmental obligation under the Kyoto protocol to lower refrigerant gas emissions. The much anticipated changes of F-Gas regulation aim to strengthen the existing regulation in terms of reducing leakage of hydrofluorocarbons (HFC’s), to ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Net Safety Monitoring offers `lowest power possible` on flame detectors and fixed gas detection

    Net Safety Monitoring designs every product with the lowest power consumption and the widest voltage range possible in order to offer two distinct advantages over other products in the market: huge cost-of-ownership savings for our customers and greatly enhanced system stability. With regard to system stability and performance, our Millennium II Series Gas Detectors and our Phoenix Triple IR ...


  • Crowcon`s Vortex FP Flameproof Gas and Fire Detection Control Panel has ATEX Certification

    -ATEX certification allows use in Zone 1 and 2 hazardous areas- Crowcon’s highly successful Vortex range of multi-channel gas and fire detection control panels has been extended to include an ATEX* certified Exd Flameproof version, the Vortex FP, which can be used in Zone 1 and Zone 2 hazardous areas. Photo: ...

  • Always know what is going on in your plant: Gas detection system Statox 505 - SIL 2 standard

    Reliability, feedback included The Statox 505 is a 4 – 20 mA transmitter for toxic gases and oxygen. It complements the Compur portfolio of fixed gas detectors. With this new development Compur responds to an increasing demand for SIL standard gas detectors, mainly from the chemical and petrochemical industry. Typical for Compur Monitors, they did not base their statistics ...

  • Using carbon nanotubes to detect nitric oxide

    Source: 'The rational design of nitric oxide selectivity in single-walled carbon nanotube near infrared fluorescence sensors for biological detection'Jong-Ho Kim et alNature Chemistry Results: A new carbon nanotube sensor developed at MIT is the first sensor that can reversibly detect nitric oxide, a gas that cells commonly use to communicate with each other. Because the nitric oxide-carbon ...

  • Using lasers to detect explosives and hazardous waste

    A soldier in a humvee aims a portable device at an abandoned car 50 meters away (more than 150 feet). Pressing a button, a laser in the device fires. She reads a screen, and beckons her patrol to move away quickly. In a lab, a technician is inserting a fragment of a toy into a sample case, inserting it into a machine, and pressing a button. He inserts one fragment after another—each test takes ...

  • Dynamic calibration of pressure sensors for engines

    The characterisation of the pressure sensors used to develop the next generation of petrol and diesel engines is crucial to optimising their design, improving efficiency and reducing emissions. The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has developed shock tube facilities for the calibration of these sensors under the dynamic pressure conditions that they experience in use. Manufacturers of petrol ...

  • a1-cbiss Win Tender for Hotel Refrigerant Leak Detection

    In March of this year, a new upscale four-star hotel in Liverpool put out a tender for the supply of a refrigerant leak detection solution. Widely known for our refrigerant leak detection expertise, we were personally requested to tender for the project. Karl Roberts, Gas Detection Sales Engineer commented “We soon got ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Forte Energy employs the Pylon AB-5R for cost effective Radon detection

    Forte Energy (Perth) is exploring for uranium in the Sahara Desert of Mauritania with the aid of the Pylon AB-5R. It takes two days of travelling to get to the isolated project area. The principle techniques are airborne and ground gamma radiometric surveys, with trenching and drilling of suitable anomalies. In some places a thin sand cover is present along the trend of a mineralised zone ...

  • Industry Leading Rupture Disc Burst Detection Further Enhanced with SIL Rating

    With ever increasing safety standards and environmental considerations for process plants in today’s demanding climate, the need for burst detection alongside rupture (bursting) discs is vital to quickly identify when a disc has burst. Customers are now seeking increasingly advanced systems to provide this detection without stretching budgets. For over a decade Elfab’s unique Flo-Tel ...


    By Elfab Limited

  • GE announces pre-engineered wellhead control solution

    GE Announces Pre-Engineered Wellhead Control Solution Leverages GE’s deep domain expertise in Oil & Gas industry Reliable solution withstands harshest conditions Integrated safety and logic control features enable single point consolidation of Fire & Gas detection and Emergency Shut Down Rapid implementation lowers total cost of ...

  • ASTM D6728 - 11 standard test method for determination of contaminants in gas turbine and diesel engine fuel by rotating disc electrode atomic emission spectrometry

    Operating experience of gas turbines and diesel engines has shown that some of the ash-forming substances present in a fuel can lead to high temperature corrosion, ash deposition, and fuel system fouling. Ash-forming materials may be in a fuel as oil-soluble metallo-organic compounds as water-soluble salts or as solid foreign ...


    By ASTM International

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