General Gas Education

Understand the fundamentals of gas detectors

Knowing how gas detectors and accessories work is important, but there is so much more to gas detection than just the equipment. This section will introduce you to the fundamentals of gas education. We are hoping to cover everything there is about gas detection within this section and will continue to grow it as more needs are discovered. 

Calibration Gas Cylinders

Calibration Cylinder Disposal

Teaches customers how to properly dispose of their gas cylinders used for gas detectors.

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Carboxyhemoglobin Level

Carboxyhemoglobin Levels

Learn how to measure the amount of Carbon Monoxide that has been absorbed into the blood stream.

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Catalytic Bead Sensors

Catalytic Diffusion Sensor

This sensor detects explosive gases and it's important to understand how this sensor works in the field.

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Electrochemical Sensors

Electrochemical sensors are widely used in the gas detector industry. Learn to understand the technology.

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alarm settings

Gas Detector Alarm Settings

Gas Detectors have multiple levels of alarms and understanding when the alarms should go off is important.

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hazards by industry

Gas Hazards by Industry

In gas detection, multiple hazards exist depending upon the industry. See what gases exist in which industry.

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This glossary provides you with the understanding of common gas detection industry acronyms, terms, and definitions.

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intrinsic safety

Intrinsic Safey

Intrinsically safe instruments are designed to ensure that it will not be the source of ignition in a hazardous atmosphere.

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lel correlation factors

LEL Correlation Factors

These factors are used to translate instrument readings from units of the calibration gas to the units of a second desired gas.

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LEL of combustible gases

LEL of Combustible Gas

Learn the minimum concentration of a particular combustible gas or vapor necessary to support its combustion. 

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electrochemical sensor cross sensor interference

Sensor Cross
Interference Level

Knowing what levels of gas will interfere with your sensors will help you perform gas testings.

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