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Oil & Gas Journal Features PK Safety Press Release
Aug 19th 2016

Oil & Gas Journal Features PK Safety Press Release

Published in the Oil & Gas Journal PK Safety Supply announced the addition of real-time gas monitors to the line of products for oil and gas industry. BW Clip Series are reliable, maintenance-free gas detectors, specifically engineered for hazardous environments and extreme temperatures. This new generation of gas detectors includes the real-time digital display of gas levels, the ab … read more
Nov 19th 2014

A Brief History of Gas Detection

It's always tough to be the new guy on the crew. But it used to be far worse. As fuel requirements started soaring during the industrial revolution, exposure to dangerous methane gas increased. Since it's odorless, the standard operating procedure was to send the new guy down with a lit torch and a wet blanket draped over them. Small pockets would ignite, and big pockets would necessitate a … read more
Apr 17th 2013

Draeger Tubes - The Colors of Safety

Colorimetric tubes are used to analyze a wide range of gases. This isn't new technology. Draeger made their first tubes in 1937. And while there certainly have been improvements and the range of testable gases has greatly expanded, the fundamental manner of determining chemical concentrations in the air has stayed basically the same. Draeger tubes contain a chemical color reagent that tr … read more
Feb 4th 2013

Solutions for Landfill Gas Monitoring

Every civilization has had to find a way to organize their waste materials. The most common method has historically been burial of the waste. According to Wikipedia (completely reliable, as we all know) the Mayans had dumps that exploded occasionally and burned. Landfills, depending upon the items being buried, still have the same dangers today and must be monitored closely to maintain safety f … read more