gas detector technology News

  • 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 areas. Risks from gas leaks can take on many forms, and there are three main types of gas hazards: combustible, toxic, and oxygen (O2) depletion. With ...

  • New Rental Fleet of Gas Detectors

    Ashtead Technology Rentals is launching a new fleet of instruments designed specifically to detect the many toxic and hazardous gases that can arise in drains and underground cavities. It is believed that over 80,000 new chemicals have been created in the last 50 years and many of them, unfortunately, end up in our drainage systems. A high proportion of these chemicals are toxic and anyone ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Agilent Technologies Redesigns Sulfur and Nitrogen Chemiluminescence Detectors

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced completely redesigned versions of its industry-leading sulfur and nitrogen chemiluminescence detectors. Oil refineries, petrochemical producers, and food and beverage companies all depend on precise sulfur and nitrogen testing to meet tightening global regulations on pollution and product quality. The new Agilent 8355 sulfur chemiluminescence ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Portable and Fixed Gas Detector Range Enhanced

    PPM Technology is pleased to announce a number of significant enhancements to our range of portable and fixed gas detection instruments. PPM has developed wireless connectivity for all our products; dedicated monitoring software enables our instruments to be managed wirelessly from a single PC; the collected data can be stored and analysed, analysis of ...


    By PPM Technology

  • ALTAIR 2X Gas Detector Product Release

    Introducing the simply revolutionary ALTAIR 2X Gas Detector -- the FIRST portable Gas Detector with innovative XCell® Pulse Technology. With XCell Pulse Technology, a daily bump test can be performed without the need for calibration accessories or bottled calibration gas. In 2010, MSA launched the new MSA XCell Sensor Technology, first used in the ALTAIR 4X Gas Detector, and later in the ...


  • New landfill gas detector from Photovac

    Photovac, Inc., the manufacturer of premium instruments for volatile organic compound analysis in air, soil, and groundwater, is pleased to introduce the MicroFID flame ionization detector for landfill gas detection.The measurement of methane and non-methane components in landfill gas is essential for compliance with air quality operating permit requirements, and the MicroFID detector from ...


  • Will your gas detector really save lives?

    No matter how basic or technologically advanced your gas detector or monitor, how do you know it is working correctly? How do you know it will save lives? The only way to eliminate doubt is to regularly calibrate gas detection monitors and to check the general functioning of alarms. Manufacturers make recommendations regarding calibration but it could be argued that, in the case of personal and ...

  • GASSONIC OBSERVER-i Ultrasonic Gas Leak Detector

    MSA is proud to announce the introduction of the new GASSONIC OBSERVER-i Ultrasonic Gas Leak Detector designed with Artificial Neural Network (ANN) intelligence and real-time broadband acoustic sound processing technology, setting a new global industry standard in highly reliable ultrasonic gas leak detection with unprecedented suppression of false alarms. With the incorporation of ANN ...


  • Quasar 900 Open Path Gas Detector

    The SafEye Quasar 900 Open Path Gas Detector is a high performance, high reliability gas detector, providing continuous monitoring for combustible hydrocarbon gases such as methane, propane, ethylene, butane, etc. Encased in a rugged, stainless steel, ATEX and IECEx approved housing, the Quasar 900 is able to detect at distances of up to 660ft (200m) in the harshest of environments. ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • Crowcon’s gas-pro confined space gas detector at A+A 2011 in Düsseldorf

    Crowcon will be showing its new Gas-Pro confined space entry gas detector at A+A 2011 in Düsseldorf between October 18-21. The Gas-Pro has a number of special features that make it ideal for confined space use, including a top-mount display, an internal pump, five gas capability and a tri-colour status indicator. Crowcon will also be showing other new products, including its IRmax infrared ...

  • Crowcon launches Gas-Tec Hydrocarbon Gas Detector for Leak Survey and Localisation

    Crowcon’s new Gas-Tec portable hydrocarbon gas detector is designed for rapid leak survey and localisation in applications such as gas distribution networks and landfill sites. Using Crowcon’s tried and tested flame ionisation chamber, the Gas-Tec also features next generation technology such as GPS, data and event logging. The new device allows survey teams to track progress and quickly pinpoint ...

  • New gas-pro confined space gas detector from Crowcon

    Crowcon’s new Gas-Pro portable gas detector is designed with just one purpose – ensuring safety in confined spaces. It is robust, reliable and simple to use with a bright, easy to read display and long battery life. The Gas-Pro has a number of special features specific to confined space entry (CSE) work: Compact and comparable in size to leading front-mount diffusion detectors, ...

  • Gas Analyzer, Sensor & Detector Market - By Technologies, By Systems& By End-User Industries - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018

    Gas analyzers, sensors and detectors (GASD) are safety devices used in the industrial, commercial, medical and several other industries. Generally, these devices play a major role in providing life safety and to avoid fire break outs by continuously analyzing and monitoring the concentration of gases in different end user industries. Hence, gas analyzers, sensors and detectors are used to measure ...


  • The latest technology in landfill gas analysis

    Part II A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 sets the minimum standard for contamination when land is redeveloped - as a minimum, sites must not qualify as contaminated land once they have been developed. The utilisation of brownfield sites therefore necessitates environmental investigation work, but Matthew Penfold from Geotechnical and Environmental Assessment Associates (GEA) says ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Net safety monitoring flame and gas detectors receive SIL2 qualification

    Net Safety Monitoring is pleased to announce that our entire UV/IR flame detection line has received qualification as SIL2 devices by exida® and that our Phoenix Triple IR Flame Detector and our Millennium II Single and Multi-Channel Gas Detector have attained SIL2 qualification by TÜV SÜD for use in a high demand, or continuous mode of operation. The Net Safety Ultraviolet/Infrared flame ...


  • CETCI Launches GEM Multi-Purpose, Self-Contained Gas Detector

    Delta, B.C. - Critical Environment Technologies Canada Inc. (CETCI) officially launches GEM multi-purpose, self-contained gas detector to add to their growing product line. GEM is a Gas Emissions ...

  • Unique ‘Electronic Nose’ Hazardous Gas Detector Launched in UK

    Air quality monitoring specialists, Enviro Technology, have announced the UK launch of the GDA 2 – a portable detector that measures up to 750 hazardous gasses and chemical warfare agents. ...

  • HART® communication protocol ensures reliable communication with Crowcon’s IRmax gas detector

    Easy and reliable connection and communication is vital when using a gas detector, which is why Crowcon has introduced the HART Communication Protocol for its IRmax infrared (IR) hydrocarbon detector. The HART (Highway Addressable Remote Transducer) Communication Protocol is the global standard for sending and receiving digital information across analog wires between smart devices and control or ...

  • Gas Detectors Protect Shale Gas Rigs From Hazardous Hydrocarbon Gas Leaks

    Oil and gas engineers responsible for hydraulic fracturing operations in the production of natural gas will find the Combustible Gas Detectors product lines available from General Monitors accurately sense potentially explosive hydrocarbon gas and alert crews in time to complete an orderly shutdown of the drilling rig. Pockets of combustible gas potentially escaping from shale drilling rig ...


    By General Monitors

  • New compact IRmax infrared hydrocarbon gas detector from Crowcon

    Crowcon’s new IRmax is an ultra-compact infrared (IR) gas detector which delivers rapid, fail-safe detection of hydrocarbon gases with very low power consumption. Far smaller and lighter than comparable IR detectors, the IRmax is easy to install in even the most inaccessible locations. Featuring dual-wavelength IR sensor technology in a rugged 316 stainless steel package, IRmax is designed ...

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