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Gas Detection Evolution: From Canaries to Portable Real-Time Devices
Apr 21st 2016

Gas Detection Evolution: From Canaries to Portable Real-Time Devices

Working in confined spaces present three kinds of hazards: flammable or explosive atmosphere; oxygen-deficient or oxygen-enriched atmosphere; and atmosphere with a high concentration of contaminants. In poorly ventilated spaces, atmospheric contaminants build up to hazardous levels very fast and pose an immediate threat to life. To eliminate potential dangers while working in underground mines, … read more
Dec 27th 2010

RAE Systems Gas Detection Tubes - How to Use Them

I recently got some questions regarding RAE Systems Gas Detection Tubes and I wanted to clarify their use. First, what are they? Gas detection tubes offer a quick way to determine the presence or concentration of specific chemicals in air. This is well established technology, and has been offered by a few manufacturers for many years. The theory is that specific reagents change color a … read more