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  • Portable Workplace Detector for Trace Toxic Chemicals

    ENMET's new mGC (mini Gas Chromatograph) chemical specific portable instrument is designed to detect threat chemicals below the OSHA permissible exposure limits in the industrial workplace for worker safety. This handheld monitor improves information collected from traditional multi-gas survey instruments by providing details about the chemical composition of the sample. It ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • New SafEye 950/960 Toxic Gas Detectors

    Spectrex, Inc. has released the newest additions to the SafEye Open Path Gas Detector range. The 950 and 960 series detectors have recently been included and detect toxic Hydrogen Sulfide gas and toxic Ammonia gas, respectively, both with path lengths of up to 263ft (80m). The Quasar 950 and 960 models can be tailored to protect your personnel and high-risk installation. Reliability is key and is ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • ET Launches AirSense GDA2 Gas Detector For Toxic Gases

    ET continues to lead the way in the field of indoor air quality monitoring and gas detection with the introduction of the AirSense Analytics (Germany) GDA2 gas detector toxic gases and chemical agents. Aimed primarily at the 'emegency response teams' and 'first responders' the GDA2 uses a unique 'array' of sensor technology to identify up to 750 toxic gases including chemical warfare agents such ...

  • 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, ...

  • ASTM D4490 - 96(2011) standard practice for measuring the concentration of toxic gases or vapors using detector tubes

    The Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration, in 29 CFR 1910, designates that certain gases and vapors must not be present in workplace atmospheres at concentrations above specific values. This practice will provide a means for the determination of airborne concentrations of certain gases and vapors given in 29 CFR 1910. A partial list of chemicals for which this practice is ...


    By ASTM International

  • Benefits of HART-enabled detectors

    The open HART protocol improves the flow of diagnostic information from process instruments including optical flame detectors and combustible/toxic gas detectors. User benefits of Det-Tronics HART-enabled flame detectors and gas detectors include faster commissioning and enhanced maintenance efficiency. Typical flame and/or gas detector configuration options accessible via HART communications ...

  • Water contamination detector

    A contamination event at a UK water pumping station was successfully detected by the Chelsea Technologies FASTtracka II system. The event was automatically detected using the FASTtracka II, Fast Repetition Rate (FRR) chlorophyll a fluorometer combined with a novel Red, Amber, Green (RAG) algorithm, which has been developed to provide continuous, real-time protection for water supplies at the ...

  • 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

  • Offshore safety requirements for toxic gas detection

    The American Petroleum Institute, the governing body of offshore safety, requires all toxic gas detection devices to conform to the standard ISA92.0.01. As you design and update safety plans to protect offshore personnel, consider that requirement and the standard. The Det-Tronics NTMOS hydrogen sulfide gas detector meets ISA92.0.01 and exceeds the ...

  • Spectrex Detectors Installed at Major Refinery

    The largest oil refinery in the world is doubling its capacity to 1.2 million barrels a day. With this expansion, there is the requirement to increase the number of flame and gas detectors to protect the whole facility. SharpEye 40/40I and 40/40LB Optical Flame Detectors were selected, alongside SafEye Quasar 900 Open Path Gas Detectors to provide complete protection by the most ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • 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 ...

  • TOXmini : Toxicity testing system for lab and field applications

    The TOXmini is a portable luminometer for the measurement of biological and chemical luminescence reactions with relatively constant light emission. As a mobile test system with a high sensitive detector (Ultra Fast Single Photon Counter) the TOXmini is suitable for a wide range of applications. In accordance with the defined threshold values, the results could be classified and indicated by the ...

  • Is Your Child Exposed to Toxic PCBs at School?

    EMSL Analytical provides polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) testing solutions to keep students and faculty safe from the dangerous the chemicals posses. Cinnaminson, NJ, September 8th, 2010 Production of PCBs in the United States was halted in the late 1970s, but prior to then it was used in some building materials, including caulks.  Caulking materials were used in ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • SharpEye Mini Detectors Protect Singapore Mall

    The small and compact 20/20MI IR3 flame detector that is almost unnoticeable and able to detect a wide area is the perfect solution for commercial applications, such as shopping malls. The large field of view allows a small number of detectors to be installed for a large area. The Jem Mall in Singapore has recently employed the 20/20MI detector, benefiting from fast, long distance, ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • New Ichthys Project Employs SharpEye and SafEye Detectors

    The Ichthys Project is a world-class project to develop a gas and condensate field approximately 130 miles (200km) off the northwest coast of Australia. The project, which is operated by INPEX, is a joint venture with major partner Total and various Japanese & Taiwanese Gas companies and is due to start production in 2016. The project, which is the first ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • New gas detector can `see` ethanol

    A new gas detector that reacts to toxic or explosive concentrations of ethanol has been developed by Sensor Electronics of Minneapolis. Like gasoline, ethanol is extremely volatile and explosive. It’s also toxic: In high concentrations it displaces oxygen, leading to asphyxiation and possible death. This new infrared gas detector “sees” even minute traces of ethanol, making it ideal for ...

  • Low cost photo-ionisation detector launched

    Oliver IGD Limited is excited to announce the latest addition to their comprehensive range of sensors with the release of the Tocsin 102 PID (Photo-ionisation) ATEX Certified detector. The Tocsin 102 PID is capable of detecting over 400 chemical substances allowing this sensor to be a major part of any detection system covering VOC’s, HAZMAT, WMD’s, Toxic Gases, Bio-threats, Trace Gases and ...

  • New Crowcon gas detector reduces energy costs

    The new Crowcon Hydra addressable gas detection system provides a novel way of detecting toxic gases from vehicle exhausts, such as Carbon Monoxide (CO), oxides of Nitrogen (NO/NO2) and petrol vapour, in enclosed or underground car parks. Many car parks run ventilator fans continuously, but this is very inefficient and energy intensive. The Crowcon Hydra offers an alternative method of gas ...

  • Bio-Ethanol Plant Protected by SharpEye Flame Detectors

    The NESTE Oil Bio ethanol plant, constructed in the Port of Rotterdam, is equipped with SharpEye 40/40I and SharpEye 40/40M Optical Flame Detectors. The ongoing demand for environment friendly bio-fuels has created the need for dedicated extraction plants that produce the bio- fuels from various agricultural crops. Production of ethanol from corn is a growing trend all over the world. ...


    By Spectrex Inc

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