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  • Wireless Gas Detection with Crowcon’s Detective Net

    Crowcon’s new Detective Net wireless module allows up to 25 Detective+ gas detectors to be linked without cables. It is ideal for use in the oil, gas, petrochemical and utility industries. The Detective+ is a free-standing, transportable multigas monitor that can be used individually or in groups to ...

  • New Gas Detection System for Ethylene

    Statox 501 Ethylen As pre- product for Polyethylene, ethanol, ethylen oxide, ethylene dichloride and many other final or intermediate products, ethylene (C2H4) is one of the most important products in petrochemical industries. It is a colourless gas with a sweetish smell. It is asphyxiant but not toxic. More important is that it is explosive in concentrations from 3,1 % (LEL) to 32 % ...

  • New infrared flammable & CO2 gas sensor detects hazards where conventional sensors fail

    The Xgard IR from Crowcon is a new, low cost infrared (IR) flammable gas and carbon dioxide (CO2) sensor designed for use in fixed point detection systems where conventional detectors can prove unreliable or suffer from interference and damage. Conventional flammable gas detectors based on catalytic pellistors are susceptible to poisoning in some industrial atmospheres. This can make their ...

  • Laser Gas Detection TDLS Technology

    Axetris uses proprietary technology-enhanced TDLS for gas detection. A 0.05 nm narrow bandwidth diode laser beam is used to scan across an absorption band of the target gas, thus performing a high-resolution near infrared absorption measurement. Laser gas detection, based on Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy or TDLS, provides a valid solution to many challenges in environmental gas ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • Crowcon strengthens Gas-Pro range with infrared capability

    Crowcon, the gas detection specialist, has further strengthened its Gas-Pro range with the introduction of the Gas-Pro IR. This latest offering detects methane, pentane or propane using infrared IR sensor technology. The Gas-Pro range, celebrated for its portability and confined spaces functionality, sees the addition ...

  • Wireless Technology transforming fixed point gas detection

    Wireless technology is improving gas detection systems Fixed gas detection systems now feature some of the most advanced technologies available. They offer numerous benefits that have improved the functionality of the gas detection system, improving their reliability and offering increased confidence in their ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Dependable gas detection without heated mirrors

    IRmax is an ultra-compact infrared (IR) flammable gas detector which delivers rapid, fail-safe detection of hydrocarbon gases and vapours. Featuring dual-wavelength IR sensor technology in a rugged 316 stainless steel package, IRmax is designed to detect methane gas and other potentially explosive hydrocarbons in the harshest conditions. Unlike conventional IR gas detectors, IRmax does not ...

  • Crowcon’s IRmax infrared hydrocarbon gas detector certified to SIL 2

    Crowcon’s IRmax infrared hydrocarbon gas detector has been certified to SIL 2 by Sira Test and Certification Ltd according to the requirements of the IEC 61508 and EN50402 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Det-Tronics Releases New Line-of-Sight Infrared Gas Detector

    The new FlexSight LS2000 Line-of-Sight Infrared Gas Detector from Detector Electronics Corp. (Det-Tronics) is a next-generation solution for line-of-sight gas detection. Available immediately, the FlexSight LS2000 sets a new standard for infrared line-of-sight gas detectors with improved optical field of ...

  • 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 ...

  • Edinburgh Sensors develop cutting edge gas detection solutions

    At Edinburgh Sensors, we pride ourselves in being one of the leading manufacturers of robust NDIR gas detection solutions. The application of our continued research and development has contributed to several major advances in the world of infrared gas sensing which has allowed us to develop our comprehensive portfolio of NDIR products for the detection of CO, CO2 and CH4. ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • 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 Company

  • Detecting gas leaks can reduce costs and minimise dangers

    The potential consequences of undetected gas leaks have been well reported over recent years, including causing illness in personnel and building collapses, and harming the environment. Many chemical compounds and gases are invisible to the naked eye and some are odourless. Yet many companies work intensively with these substances before, during and after their production processes. The effective ...

  • FTIR analyser improves anaesthetic gas detection at Torbay Hospital

    A unique gas measurement technology has enabled South Devon Healthcare’s Pharmacy Manufacturing Unit (PMU) at Torbay Hospital to conduct highly effective and detailed analysis of anaesthetic gases in a variety of hospital locations. The primary function of the PMU’s quality control department is to check active ingredient levels and sterility in manufactured pharmaceutical products. ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Dependable detection of refrigerant gases with Crowcon’s F-Gas Detector

    Fluorinated (Freon) gases, which include hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs), hydro-chlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and sulphur hexafluoride (SF6), are a family of man-made chemicals containing fluorine. These ’F-gases’ are extremely powerful greenhouse gases that trap heat in the atmosphere, contributing to global warming – most are between 1,000 and 20,000 times ...

  • 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

  • The simple solution to carbon dioxide detection

    The Euro-Gas range of gas sensors has now been extended with the introduction of the exciting miniature C1 and C2 Carbon Dioxide sensors that deliver speed, low power consumption and long-term stability. - High speed, real time sensing - two readings per second - Low power consumption, suitable for battery and portable applications - High accuracy - High poison resistance & ...

  • Designing drift-free and reliable NDIR gas sensors using modulated infrared sources

    Axetris IR sources are based on the proprietary thin film technology from Axetris, and deliver exceptional performance when electrically modulated in the 5-100 Hz range. This feature can help NDIR gas sensor designers achieve drift-free operation, combined with increased reliability and lifetime. Here we present qualitative conclusions (see table) based on multiple years of internal performance ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • Methane Detection in Mine Ventilation Systems

    Mining is big business, with the world’s 50 largest mining companies worth a total of 1 trillion dollars.1 Worldwide, the mining industry is responsible for the direct employment of 3.7 million people, with over 150 million indirectly supported by small-scale mining operations.2 Many other sectors, such as high-tech industry, are also entirely dependent on mined supplies of ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

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