Gas Sensors

Formaldehyde Detection in Laboratory Applications

Formaldehyde is a highly-reactive, colorless, poisonous gas created by the oxidation of methanol, consistently utilized in laboratory applications. It is the simplest of aldehydes, and is a precursor to many other compounds. This chemical is used as an antiseptic, disinfectant, fixative, and preservative, most often in laboratory settings.  Formaldehyde is commonly distributed as a 37%…

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Top Industries Requiring WireFree Gas Detection

Creating a safe working environment for personnel is fundamental for employers. In certain industries, the production, processing and accumulation of potentially hazardous gases is a high concern, making gas detection methods and technologies a top priority.  While fixed gas detectors can provide continual data on the composition of air in a given location, there are…

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Landfill Gas Monitoring Solutions

Landfill gases are composed of a wide variety of different substances, each of which could pose a threat to workers and nearby communities. That is why it’s important for landfill site owners to monitor the emissions emanating from their facilities.  Gases Produced By Landfills Although specific gases produced by landfills will vary from site to…

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2023 Trends in Gas Sensing Technology

Gas sensing technology must constantly evolve and adapt to meet the demands of users working in hazardous environments to maintain their health and safety. Otis Instruments must analyze the needs of customers to provide solutions that fit their needs. As changes in health and safety regulations change over time, the trends in gas sensing technology…

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OI-501-5 Hazardous Location Remote Kit

OI-501-5 Hazardous Location Remote Kit is a remote sensor kit with an enclosure for use with the OI-6000 Sensor Assembly, allowing remote monitoring of applications within hazardous locations. The device is capable of being tested for use up to 250 feet from the controller. SensorsSupported by electrochemical, infrared, catalytic bead, or PID sensor elements, the…

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Omniguard 660 Ultraviolet Flame Detector

The Omniguard® model 660 UV flame detector is designed to detect unwanted fires, and output appropriate alarm information. The model 660 senses ultraviolet radiation in the appropriate wavelength for extremely fast fire detection. This instrument will sense both hydrocarbon and non-hydrocarbon fires, a technology that has proven itself over decades of reliable service.  The device…

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Prosoind SAS Chooses Otis Instrument’s NOTIS Quad to Provide Continuous and Reliable Detection of Toxic Gases to Their Clients

Prosoind SAS offers clients with industrial safety needs control and measurement solutions products that take into account their specific application requirements while adhering to the strictest quality standards and regulations. To achieve this, they must rely on excellent strategic relationships with manufacturers of innovative products, such as Otis Instruments.  Primarily offering solutions regarding elements, instrumentation,…

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Otis Instrument’s OI-7032 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…

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Wastewater Detection with Otis Instrument’s OI-6400

In the wastewater industry, operators are constantly seeking ways to mitigate risk and ensure the safety of personnel. The main gasses of concern throughout wastewater plants include hydrogen sulfide, methane and oxygen. Hydrogen sulfide and methane are byproducts of the decomposition of organic materials that are present in waste flows feeding the plant. The constant…

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The Cube Detection Instrument for Toxic Gasses in Ambient Air

Otis Instruments’ the Cube, part of the OI-6000 Series of gas detectors from Otis Instruments, is a versatile assembly that uses an electrochemical, infrared or photoionization detector (PID) sensor element to detect a variety of toxic gasses. The Cube is a wired power (12 to 35 VDC) device that contains 4-20 mA analog and RS-485…

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