hazardous location sensor News

  • Announcing: New certificate of compliance for Hazardous (classified) locations

    Solid Applied Technologies is proud to announce that its range of ultrasonic level meters have been re-certified for operation in Hazardous (classified) locations. The certifications have been issued by FM APPROVALS (a member of the FM GLOBAL GROUP). The following product lines are certified to FM Class 3610 year 2010: ...

  • Badger Meter Releases Hazardous Location Option For RCT1000 Coriolis Mass Flow Meter

    Badger Meter has enhanced its new line of Coriolis flow meters by releasing a new explosion-proof transmitter with intrinsically safe sensors for RCT1000 Coriolis Mass Flow Meters. The hazardous location certification opens up an array of new applications for RCT1000 flow meters, including chemical and petrochemical processing, oil exploration and ...


    By Badger Meter, Inc.

  • 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, ...

  • Preventing an Explosive or Flammable Safety Hazard

    There are over 1,300 craft distilleries throughout the United States and it is predicted that there will be another 1,000 startups in the next 5 years. Every distillery has the potential risk of creating an explosive environment during the distilling process when ethanol is produced. Ethanol is a highly flammable liquid, and when released into the air produces a flammable vapor. An explosive or ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • New wireless sensor network keeps tabs on the environment

    Have you ever wondered what happens in the rainforest when no one is looking? Research in the University of Alberta's Faculty of Science may soon be able to answer that question. The departments of computing science and earth and atmospheric science have been working together to create a Wireless Sensor Network that allows for the clandestine data collection of environmental factors in remote ...

  • Level Sensors Market in water and waste water management

    Level measurement is a very basic process used across several industrial segments. Due to advancement in level sensing technologies, level sensors are expected to show proper growth during the forecast period. The market has entered into a transition from contact type of measurement to non-contact type of measurement over the past five years. Though the current market is dominated by contact ...


  • NOVEL SENSORS AID TIDAL TURBINE DEVELOPMENT

    Non-contact torque sensors from Sensor Technology are playing a key role in the development of commercial-scale in-stream tidal turbines produced by Irish company, OpenHydro. The company is using these novel sensors, which are based on surface acoustic wave (SAW) technology, to accurately measure rotational speed and frictional forces in a simulator for the turbine bearings, thereby allowing it ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • Rotork Schischek launches controller for decentralised control structures in industrial and hazardous areas

    More and more applications in the industrial and hazardous area building automation sector require high performance and easy to use control systems. The local control of variable air volume (VAV) and constant air volume (CAV) systems as well as pressure, temperature and humidity eliminates the need for connection to remote controllers. Air volume control is the key to delivering cost effective ...


    By Rotork

  • Apprion Launches ION Emissions Monitoring Application With Preventative Hazardous Leak Detection

    Apprion, the leading provider of wireless application systems and services for industrial facilities, today revealed its ION Emissions Monitoring Application, which reliably provides predictable, accurate monitoring of gas emissions and imminent hazard situations in industrial facilities. Mounting environmental legislation places greater demands on managers of industrial facilities to maintain ...


    By Apprion, Inc.

  • RAE Systems SolarPak Enables Uninterrupted Wireless Gas Detection in Hazardous Environments

    When conducting remote exploration operations and working in hazardous and rugged environments, there is a critical safety need to keep gas detection systems constantly powered -- especially in areas where flammable gases or vapors present a health or safety threat. To solve this challenge, RAE Systems Inc. today introduced its new SolarPak, an intrinsically safe, stand-alone 24/7 remote solar ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • OleumTech Integrates AST Sensors With the WIO(R) Pressure Monitoring System

    OleumTech Corporation, a leading manufacturer of industrial automation systems, today announced that American Sensor Technologies, Inc. (AST), based in Mount Olive, NJ, will be an official supplier of high quality pressure sensors. The AST pressure sensors will be an option as part of OleumTech's wireless pressure monitoring solution. This solution is comprised of an OleumTech WIO® Wireless ...


    By Marketwire

  • RAE Systems New RAEPoint Fixed Head Wireless Relay Delivers Increased Worker Safety in Industrial Hazardous Environments

    Workers at large industrial facilities and oil and gas exploration sites face the constant threat of exposure to sour and flammable gases at potentially toxic levels. Remote alarm notifications are critical for alerting them to these potential safety hazards, especially where local device alarms are simply not visible or loud enough to cover a wide area. To address this issue, RAE Systems Inc., a ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • SSI Shredding Systems Develops Long-term Solutions for China’s BMEI Co., LTD to Safely Shred and Process Hazardous Waste

    SSI Shredding Systems, Inc., has received its sixth order from BMEI Co., LTD (formerly Beijing Machinery & Electricity Institute) for an industrial shredding solution to be used within BMEI’s hazardous waste processing systems. BMEI Co., LTD is one of China’s largest engineering firms specializing in environmental protection technology research and product manufacturing for ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • ANDalyze Expands Product Sales Into China and Australia, Capturing Growing Opportunity in the Water Testing Market With DNA Based Sensor Technology

    ANDalyze's focus on water testing for heavy metal contamination has found growing demand for its new DNA based sensor technology. The product cuts the time and effort needed for field testing water supplies and is ideal for fast on-site detection and analysis of low part per billion (ppb) contamination levels. CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Sept. - ANDalyze ...


    By ANDalyze

  • Self-contained, pre-frabricated, research and test laboratory with explosion relief, safely houses workers, volatile combustible materials and test equipment

    SAFETY STORAGE containment units specially designed to house volatile fuel test chambers and equipment are used to isolate the hazardous material testing laboratory from other departments on an industrial campus to underscore a corporate commitment to safety. Executive management and corporate investors minimize risk and gain peace of mind by fully containing gas cylinders and containers of ...


    By Safety Storage, Inc.

  • SmartDiagnostics® Receives Class I, Division II Certification

    KCF Technologies' innovative SmartDiagnostics® wireless vibration monitoring system has received Class I, Division II hazardous area certification. The certification expands KCF's potential customer base by allowing its proven SmartDiagnostics® sensors to be placed in areas where flammable gases or vapors in the air may be explosive or ignitable, such as at petroleum refineries and other ...


    By KCF Technologies, Inc.

  • Sample System developed for safe, accurate analysis of moisture in corrosive gases

    Developed specifically for use in safe or hazardous area locations, the MM500 sample system from Systech Illinois allows safe, accurate and reliable analysis of moisture in Chlorine, Hydrogen Chloride and other corrosive gas mixtures. This sample system works in conjunction with Systech’s range of moisture analysers, which represent the latest advance in moisture analysis. Designed to be ...


    By Systech Instruments Ltd

  • Det-Tronics gt3000 toxic gas detector family receives atex approval

    Minneapolis, MN (May 4, 2010) — Detector Electronics Corporation (Det-Tronics) GT3000 Toxic Gas Detectors have received ATEX hazardous location and performance certification (http://gt3000.det-tronics.com). In addition, GT3000 Toxic Gas Detectors are FM, CSA, CE, and IECEx certified and have earned the IP66 rating. Det-Tronics is part of UTC Fire & Security, ...

  • iTHERM TMS01 MultiSens Flex Multipoint Thermometer

    By complying with the highest safety standards, it can be customized for various applications. Bendable into a 3D layout, it provides a complete temperature profile just by using one nozzle. The TMS01 is configurable with or without thermowells for optimal response times or mechanical strength/sensors replaceability. Available either with TC/RTD technology or with our iTHERM StrongSens insert. ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • 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 ...


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