Detecting Super Toxics: Arsine - Otis Instruments

Detecting Super Toxics: Arsine

What is arsine?   Arsine, also known as arsenic hydride or AsH3, is a colorless, flammable, super toxic gas with a mild garlic odor at higher doses; and is odorless at lower levels. This super toxic gas is formed when arsenic comes in contact with an acid.  Where is it found?  Arsine vapor is heavier than…

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How to Reduce Gas Leaks in Industrial Environments - Otis Instruments

How to Reduce Gas Leaks in Industrial Environments

Whether in petrochemical facilities, chemical plants or refineries, workplaces that utilize or produce various toxic gases during normal operations and processes must meet industry safety regulations and requirements. In addition to adhering to these regulations, personnel can take further preventative measures and precautions to help prevent or reduce the frequency of dangerous gas leaks. Know…

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OI-6000K for Maximum Awareness and Safety - Otis Instruments

OI-6000K for Maximum Awareness and Safety

The OI-6000K is a GEN II Model ambient air gas sensor assembly kit that uses an electrochemical, catalytic bead, PID or infrared sensor element to detect a variety of gases.  Non-explosion proof and wired powered, the OI-6000K has an operating voltage of 12-25 VDC (with battery clips) or 110-240 VAC (with cord grips and cable)…

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OI-7032 Data Logging Monitor for Hazardous Worksite Analysis - Otis Instruments

OI-7032 Data Logging Monitor for Hazardous Worksite Analysis

Data logging monitors keep useful data on-hand that can be utilized by personnel to analyze the hazards within a potentially hazardous worksite, allowing them to make informed decisions for future incidents. The use of this data can improve the overall safety of an application or workplace, as they are key points for reference in post-incident investigations. …

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OI-6940 NOTIS Quad for Diverse Field Application - Otis Instruments

OI-6940 NOTIS Quad for Diverse Field Applications

The OI-6940 NOTIS Quad is a battery-powered (3.6 V, 76 Ah) explosion proof sensor assembly that simultaneously uses up to four sensors (electrochemical and/or low-power infrared) to detect an array of toxic gases in diverse applications. The OI-6940 NOTIS Quad features four non-intrusive magnetic switches that allow for complete system configuration, regular calibration, and product…

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OI-6000 for Gas Detection in Hazardous Environments - Otis Instruments

OI-6000 for Gas Detection in Hazardous Environments

The OI-6000 Explosion-Proof Ambient Air Gas Detector from Otis Instruments is a wired power assembly that uses an electrochemical, infrared, catalytic bead, or photoionization detection (PID) sensor element to detect a variety toxic gases in potentially hazardous environments.  The OI-6000 features three non-intrusive magnetic switches (MENU, ADD and SUB) that allow for complete system configuration,…

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OI-6900 for the Detection of Combustible and Toxic Gases - Otis Instruments

OI-6900 for the Detection of Combustible and Toxic Gases

The OI-6900 Explosion-Proof Ambient Air Hazardous Gas Detector from Otis Instruments is a WireFree, dual battery-powered assembly that uses an electrochemical or low-power infrared sensor element to detect a variety of toxic or combustible gases.  The OI-6900 features three non-intrusive magnetic switches (MENU, ADD and SUB) that allow for complete system configuration, regular calibration, and…

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Minimizing Risk with Flame Detection - Otis Instruments

Minimizing Risk with Flame Detection

Within industrial facilities, there are many proposed risks that could potentially result in a fire or explosion. From oil rigs to wastewater treatment plants, the implementation of flame detection equipment is essential to ensure the safety of both workers and equipment.  Quick Detection Times When flames are detected in industrial environments, workers need an adequate…

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Advantages of Telemetry in Industrial Environments - Otis Instruments

Advantages of Telemetry in Industrial Environments

Industrial operations and processes consist of various equipment and applications, each with specific functions intended to product an outcome. Therefore, in order to guarantee a positive outcome, these applications need to be properly monitored and managed with telemetry systems. Telemetry systems provide an innovative solution to acquiring essential data from remotely located areas within harsh…

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The Cube: Gas Detection in Toxic Environments - Otis Instruments

The Cube: Gas Detection in Toxic Environments

Whether used in actual processing or are byproducts of processes, combustible and toxic gases can be found in industrial processing and manufacturing environments. To properly mitigate risk in areas that these gases exist, the implementation of gas detection in toxic environments is necessary.  Combustible gases are defined as those that can cause a fire or…

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