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Understanding the Importance of Modbus Register Maps

Modbus is an industrial protocol standard that was created in the late 1970’s for communication among programmable logic controllers (PLCs). To put it simply, Modbus Register Maps lists data from a device that defines what the data is, where the data is stored, and how the data is stored. Modbus remains the most widely available…

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Product Videos

Did you know that Otis Instruments offers product videos? These informational videos show end-users how to properly use our gas detection products. Our Master Controller video showcases the product’s sustainability in any industry, providing customers safety within the working environments for their processes and workers. Another video discusses the various industries Otis Instruments has served…

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Gas Detection Essential for Glass Production Companies

Glass production is a necessary application as it provides various goods across a variety of industries. Most commonly, glass products create mass manufacturing of float glass as it complies with modern building standards and achieves environmental legislation regulations. However, the processes and procedures involved with glass production utilize toxic chemicals and gases that can affect…

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How Gas Detection Equipment Becomes Certified

Many industries and applications contain workplace hazards, especially those handling toxic chemicals that can compromise the health and safety of workers, as well as the job site. These dangerous locations within the site are classified by their risk and the likelihood of an accident occurring,  Classifications are determined by standards set by the National Electric…

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Explosion-Proof Instruments for Combustible Work Sites

In combustible work sites, explosion-proof sensor assemblies are vital components to ensure the safety of personnel. Utilizing explosion-proof units can properly monitor atmospheric conditions, detect volatile compounds and unsafe sections of a facility, and help reduce all-around exposure to dangerous environments. Within a sensor assembly, the explosion-proof feature allows operations at a work site to…

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Improving Safety for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Manufacturing pharmaceutical products is a delicate operation that can include processes such as blending, wet and dry granulation, coating, tablet pressing, and more. Producing the exact measurements at a consistent rate and dosage form requires many chemical compounds and substances. Among active pharmaceutical elements, the primary and biologically active medicinal component of the drug; excipients,…

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Who We Are

Established in 1983, Otis Instruments, Inc. has been an international force in gas detection for 30 years. Founded on a commitment to quality customer service, this Texas-based company has been on a narrow path to “building a better product” since its dawning. Otis Instruments is a manufacturer of wired and wireless (WireFree) gas detection and…

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Product Videos

For your ease, Otis Instruments has created a series of informational videos to show end-users how to properly use our gas detection products. Our videos range from operations to wiring, battery replacements and more. Click here to view our selection of videos and to watch. Otis Instruments has a variety of resources for customers as…

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Improving Evacuation Management with Otis Link and Otis Instruments

Evacuation management is a necessary element of safety planning for oil and gas operations. Otis Instruments offers gas detection solutions to monitor environmental conditions while Otis Link keeps users connected and notifies all personnel when a dangerous situation arises, resulting in workers needing to evacuate. It is important for site managers to be prepared to…

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Connecting Your Workers to Technology for Improved Safety and Productivity

Connectivity has transformed how companies better their safety programs while improving productivity. Industries such as oil & gas, chemical production and more are leading the way in terms of adopting connected worker technologies. With a reported 2.8 million workplace injuries and illnesses, and an estimated 80 to 90% of those attributed to human error, personal…

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