Posts Tagged ‘industrial safety’

OI-9850 WireFree Receiver for Diverse Applications

The Otis Instruments OI-9850 Interface WireFree Receiver is a 255-channel receiver that accepts and interprets radio transmissions from up to 255 WireFree sensor assemblies throughout various industries.  The Interface monitors all 255 WireFree addresses and converts signals to a RS-232 or RS-485 Modbus output. Other digital outputs include Ethernet-to-Website and USB Virtual COM PORT. If…

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3 Reasons to Perform Gas Detection Maintenance

Industrial work environments, and those that include confined spaces, are prime targets for exposure to dangerous gases and vapors. Whether portable or fixed, gas detection equipment is essential to have within these atmospheres. However, the regular maintenance that is often required with them is often overlooked. Proper gas detection maintenance of all instruments is the…

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Complete Management with Otis’ Master Controller

The Master Controller is an information system providing complete monitoring, control and management of field assets both remotely and on-site. With the Master Controller, users have access to a flexible interface and customizable master screen. Designed to meet the demanding, complex needs of any industry, this instrument allows for process equipment management, complete pump monitoring,…

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Saving Lives Through Gas Detection Equipment

Harmful gases are released into the environment on a regular basis. If the application doesn’t have a gas detection system in place, your workers could be exposed to toxic gases without knowing it. Gas detection systems are widely popular and usually required due to their life-saving abilities. Harmful gases can possess many properties; some are…

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Portable Gas Detection in Factories

In factories and other industrial environments, gases are used for a variety of purposes. Some are byproducts of industrial and factory processes, while other gases may result from part of a final product. However, in all cases, worker safety and appropriate protections should always be priorities for factories and companies.  As you are aware, many…

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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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The Dangers of Volatile Organic Compounds

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are chemical contaminants found in many working environments. Whether a refinery, wastewater facility or laboratory, these common contaminants can become a health hazard to personnel.  VOCs found in workplaces can include: Caulks, sealants and coatings Paints, varnishes and stains Pesticides  Glues  Cleaning agents Fabric materials, furnishings and carpeting Fuels and combustion…

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Importance of Monitoring Refrigerants in Commercial Applications

Monitoring refrigerant chemicals in the food and beverage industry are important to maintaining worker and site safety, but the safety of consumers who purchase those products down the road. So this question is often asked: “When is refrigerant detection required?” The answer is complex, as owners and operators, installers, and technicians must comply with a…

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Understanding Sample Conditioning

For industrial applications and processes, sample conditioning is when a sample of gas is brought to a sensor under conditions that would allow for it to be accurately measured. When a sample is not ideal, either being too wet, hot, over-pressurized, dirty, or chemically aggressive, there is a danger of damaging the sensor.  Oxygen sensors…

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New Regulations for Storage Tanks

The midstream industry will see four new regulations concerning the storage of liquids in the US and in Texas. Companies also begin to embrace new regulations as they strive to lower their risk exposure and ultimately benefit from reduced insurance premiums. The four regulations being adjusted to improve storage in tanks and monitoring of those…

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