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Real-Time Gas Detection That Delivers Ultimate Safety
Mar 15th 2018

Real-Time Gas Detection That Delivers Ultimate Safety

Deciding which type of gas monitor is right for you depends on what you need it to specifically detect. For use in confined spaces there is an excellent new portable gas detector that can detect combustibles (LEL), oxygen, and toxics. It’s the ALTAIR 4XR, a new multi-gas monitor designed and engineered by MSA for detection of LEL, O2, H2S, CO, with multiple toxic gas sensing options availabl … read more
Jan 18th 2012

How Often Do I Need To Calibrate My Gas Detector?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) would like your gas detectors calibrated before each use. A full calibration for a 4-gas monitor requires about $6.60 worth of calibration gas, and takes about 5 minutes. This should be all the answer anyone needs, but in practice if your company has 500 monitors, it isn’t always practical and OSHA and ANSI know it. In text a … read more