hazardous gas detector 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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 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

  • Buying a Gas Detector Can Be Confusing...

    What do you look for when searching to buy gas detection equipment? Gas detector, gas monitor, gas analyser or sometimes we even hear gas tester, however, there are many terms used to identify gas detection equipment. No matter what the confusion is, a1-cbiss can help. Whether it is uncertainty of what is needed, you could be ordering equipment on behalf of someone else, you may be struggling to ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • T3 portable multi-gas detector

    Gas detection specialist Crowcon has expanded the capabilities of its highly successful Tetra:3 (T3) personal multi-gas detector with three more toxic gas sensors: ozone (O3), sulphur dioxide (SO2) and ammonia (NH3). This complements the existing sensor range which includes flammable gases, oxygen (O2), hydrogen sulphide (H2S), and carbon monoxide (CO). The new sensors widen the scope of the T3 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Vortex FP control panels monitor gas detectors in Zone 1 hazardous areas

    Crowcon’s new Vortex FP Compact control panel increases the flexibility of its flameproof product range. Like the existing Vortex FP, the FP Compact is specifically designed to monitor toxic and flammable gas detectors or fire detectors where there is a need for the control system to be ...

  • Senscient ELDS™ Open Path Gas Detectors receive CSA & BASEEFA hazardous area certifications

    League City, TX  – Senscient received two certifications this June for its ELDS Open Path Gas Detectors (OPGD) in potentially explosive or hazardous environments. Both CSA and BASEEFA certificates apply to ELDS 2000 and 1000 Series detector transmitter and receiver units. The Certificate of Compliance from independent product testing and certification organization CSA International ...


    By Senscient Inc

  • 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

  • Swedish coastguard chooses Crowcon Gas Detector for Hovercraft

    The Swedish Coastguard service has selected a Crowcon gas detector for one of its newly constructed hovercraft. The flameproof (Exd) infra-red Nimbus fixed gas detector and Gasmaster control panel were installed on the craft by Griffon Hoverwork of Southampton. The hovercraft will carry two Ski-Doo snowmobiles in the cargo bay, which will be used for emergency rescue services during the winter ...

  • Swedish Coastguard chooses Crowcon gas detector for hovercraft

    The Swedish Coastguard service has selected a Crowcon gas detector for one of its newly constructed hovercraft. The flameproof (Exd) infra-red Nimbus fixed gas detector and Gasmaster control panel were installed on the craft by Griffon Hoverwork of Southampton. The hovercraft will carry two Ski-Doo snowmobiles in the cargo bay, which will be used for emergency rescue services during the winter ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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’s gas-pro confined space gas detector at offshore Europe in Aberdeen

    Crowcon will be showing its new Gas-Pro confined space entry gas detector at the Offshore Europe show in Aberdeen between 6-8 September. 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 Positive Safety™ (tri-colour status indicator). Crowcon will also be showing other new ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Two New Versions Of Simplest Disposable Gas Detector In The World

    Crowcon has introduced two new versions of the Eikon™, its tiny, disposable, single-gas detector. The new versions detect ammonia and chlorine and are guaranteed to operate without the need for parts or maintenance for two years and, uniquely, do not require specialist training . They are ideal for temporary use by site visitors, on-site contractors or for use during maintenance shutdowns. ...

  • Crowcon Extends UL and CSA Approved Portable Gas Detector Range

    UL and CSA approvals have been granted to a number of Crowcon’s rugged, portable, single and multiple gas detectors. This means they can be used throughout the US and Canada for hazardous area applications. The UL and CSA approved range now includes the new Tetra:3 for monitoring oxygen, toxic and flammable gases. The unit, which has a top-mounted display, is water and dust resistant to IP65 and ...

  • 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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