fixed gas warning device News

  • PG&E Improves Gas Leak Survey Capability with Heath Consultants’ Advanced Detection Device

    Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is now able to more efficiently identify potential leaks on its gas pipeline system by using a highly advanced leak detection device by Heath Consultants Inc. The leak detection device, known as Detecto Pak-Infrared (DP-IR™), is designed to be selective in detecting methane and will not generate a false alarm on other hydrocarbon gases. The ...


  • 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 changes to specific processes to stem and stop the leak. Detector Electronics’ GT3000 chlorine gas detector’s electrochemical cell has a range ...

  • Gas hazards in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries

    Although flammable and toxic gas hazards are generally well understood by operators, technicians and safety personnel in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries, continuous training and refreshment of knowledge is essential to avoid potential incidents caused by complacency. New personnel are often assigned work activities in potentially hazardous areas with only very limited training about gas ...

  • Legal reaction to CO2 gas leak at nuclear power station

    Heysham 1 power station in Lancashire was recently served with an Improvement Notice from the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR), after 30 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) accidentally leaked from a corroded pipe ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Geotech to launch innovative new gas analysis technology at IBBK Conference, Germany

    Global bioenergy expert Geotech is unveiling the latest technology in optimising biogas monitoring and analyser capabilities at the IBBK International Conference from 8 March - 11 March 2017 near Stuttgart, Germany.  Geotech specialises in the design and manufacture of gas analysis technology for maximum capital gain. Operating in over 60 countries worldwide, the global company ...


    By Geotech

  • Crowcon`s Detective+ Gas Detector Now Has IECEx Certification For Use In High Temperatures

    Crowcon's intrinsically safe Detective+ free-standing, transportable gas detector has been granted IECEx* and ATEX** certification for use in temperatures up to +50oC. This makes it ideal for use in explosion hazard areas in extremely hot climates or in hot internal industrial environments. Typical applications include refineries and offshore rigs. Providing reliable protection wherever there ...

  • New Multi-Threat Portable Gas-Detection Monitors Now Available Following Extensive Field Testing

    RAE Systems Inc. today announced its new portable MultiRAE instruments with unmatched sensor versatility have been field tested in responder, government and industrial environments, and are now available worldwide. The new MultiRAE monitors reliably give safety professionals unprecedented visibility and control of chemical and radiation threat data to enhance safety for workers, responders and ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • Preventative Maintenance: Proactive not Reactive

    Imagine one alarm or sensor failing and the whole process having to shut down whilst you wait for a service engineer call out. Can you afford to work around an unexpected plant shut down? There’s no doubt that during your gas detectors life cycle each component will need attention at different stages. The sensors will need routine calibration, replacement and frequent testing – and ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • LumaSense introduces ThermalSpection 724 infrared camera for automated high-voltage equipment monitoring

    LumaSense Technologies, Inc. introduced the next generation ThermalSpection 724 substation asset monitoring system that includes a hardened enclosure with thermal and visual imagers mounted on a pan-tilt positioner. An essential part of the upgraded system includes new interfaces to easily automate data collection and analysis. Hardware updates include a higher resolution infrared camera with a ...

  • EMP Defense Council(SM) Highlights Calculable Risks of Solar Cycle Peak in 2013

    In order to prepare America for high-impact and economically crippling, regional or nationwide Electro-Magnetic Pulse (EMP) events, whether solar or nuclear, today the EMP Defense Council(SM) proposed that the following steps be taken by the Federal government: (1) Enact a 100% tax credit for a fixed 10-year period for EMP-related R&D expenditures by any U.S.-based company with 500 employees ...


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