The Importance of IP Ratings for Gas Detectors

The Importance of IP Ratings for Gas Detectors

International Protection Ratings, or IP ratings, are an international standard of classifying products and providing detailed information about their features. When purchasing portable gas detection monitors, these ratings are crucial. Also known as ingress protection...
Knowing the Difference between Carbon Dioxide and Carbon Monoxide

Knowing the Difference between Carbon Dioxide and Carbon Monoxide

Most people have a basic understanding of chemistry, which is why there is some confusion for the average person when it comes to recognizing carbon monoxide from carbon dioxide. While the two substances share a common bond through carbon, they have different chemical...
How to Handle Hydrogen Sulfide Emergencies

How to Handle Hydrogen Sulfide Emergencies

Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is a flammable and explosive gas, and can also be toxic when inhaled. It’s heavier than air, so it tends to collect in poorly ventilated low-lying areas. Because of its inherent danger, it’s important to respond appropriately if your H2S monitor...
Products for H2S Gas Detection

Products for H2S Gas Detection

H2S, or hydrogen sulfide, is a colorless, flammable gas that is present in several applications usually identified by its “rotten egg” odor. H2S is commonly found in the oil and gas and waste management industries. In the oil and gas industry, the gas becomes present...
How Gas Detection Systems Save Lives

How Gas Detection Systems Save Lives

Harmful gases are released into the environment on a regular basis; if the application doesn’t have a gas detection system in place, your team could be inhaling harmful vapors without knowing it.  Gas detection systems are widely popular due to their life-saving...