Category Archives: Gas Sensors

Gas Detector SIL Ratings

What Safety Integrity Level (SIL) Means and How to Calculate It The Gas Detector SIL Ratings and global importance of SIL (Safety Integrity Levels) has grown substantially in the process industries over the years. However, for many end users, systems … Continue reading

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Bump Test or Calibration?

Bump Test or Calibration? If you work with direct-reading portable gas monitors (DRPGMs) to check oxygen levels and look for toxic or combustible gases, you’re likely familiar with the concepts of bump testing and calibration.  But if you were given … Continue reading

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Gas Sensor Calibration

To ensure worker safety it is important for users of combustible, or LEL (Lower Explosive Limit), gas detectors to consider three factors: 1) The need for frequent verification procedures; 2) Scale of calibration for proper sensitivity; and 3) Type of … Continue reading

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Gas Sensor Placement

You already know gas sensor placement is tied to the particulars of your unique facility. But beyond that—because you must take so many variables into account—you have no hard-and-fast rules to follow. However, in this post we’re highlighting some best practices you can consider … Continue reading

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Gas Sensor Installation

Gas Sensor Installation is always a concern when a customer decides to move ahead with the installation of a new fixed gas detection system. As a company focused on safety, we have to be certain that the system is properly … Continue reading

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