Posts Tagged ‘toxic gases’

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-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-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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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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Getting to Know Gas Detection Equipment - Otis Instruments

Getting to Know Gas Detection Equipment

Gas detection equipment is used to reliably detect combustible and toxic gases throughout diverse applications within a range of industries. Detecting these gases helps protect the safety of the workforce, workplace and the environment.  Effectively monitoring the air quality of an area with gas detection equipment requires three components: good technique, appropriate equipment and sufficient…

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The Importance of Indoor Air Quality in the Workplace

The Importance of Indoor Air Quality in the Workplace

Within various industries and based upon their daily processes, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are emitted into the atmosphere many workplaces significantly effecting the indoor air quality (IAQ). These gases contain dangerous chemicals, some of which may have associated short-term or long-term health risks.  According to the EPA, concentrations of VOCs are up to ten times…

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Reasons to Continuously Monitor Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Levels - Otis Instruments

Reasons to Continuously Monitor Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Levels

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is an invisible gas that occurs naturally in the environment through the human respiratory system; humans breathe in oxygen and exhale CO2. Small levels of this gas are harmless, however larger amounts create a toxic atmosphere for nearby personnel. In indoor spaces with limited ventilation, the dropping of oxygen levels can cause…

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The Cube Sensor Assembly for the Detection of Toxic Gases in Ambient Air

Otis Instruments, Inc. introduces a new, innovative product to our existing line of industry-leading wired and WireFree gas detectors, The Cube.  Part of the OI-6000 Series of gas detectors from Otis, The Cube is a versatile assembly that uses an electrochemical, infrared or photoionization detector (PID) sensor element to detect a variety of toxic gases.…

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Portable Monitors for Personal Safety - Otis Instruments

Portable Monitors for Personal Safety

Whether for single or multiple gas monitoring within an application, portable monitors help ensure the personal safety of workers in the field. Compact and lightweight, these monitors offer fast and reliable detection from the risks of toxic and flammable gases. When utilizing portable monitors for personal safety, additional benefits include: Real-time gas readings Real-time battery…

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