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Teledyne GMI adds Gas Detection Capabilities to Fire Fighters

June 23, 2022

Remote Natural Gas Detection Increases Safety for First Responders and Fire Fighters We are pleased to introduce the Gas Laser with highly advanced laser technology designed to detect natural gas with the aim of enhancing safety and improving detection for fire services, and first responders. Frequently fire personnel and first responders are called to natural…

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Bump Test and Calibration Issues and Answers

May 11, 2022

By: Bob Henderson, Contributor Manufacturers and regulatory agencies agree the safest and most conservative approach is to perform a functional bump test or calibration check by exposing your gas detector to gas before each day’s use. But instrument users still have questions. Oxygen deficiencies, explosive atmospheres, and exposure to toxic gases and vapors injure hundreds…

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Gaseous Hydride Hazards & the High-Tech EV Revolution

May 11, 2022

By: Dr. Blaise Champagne, Contributorrrr The manufacturing of chips and other high-tech electronics has helped drive the electric vehicle (EV) revolution. Common gas hazards monitored in electronic production processes include toxic hydrides, such as arsine (AsH3) and stibine (SbH3). Batteries provide the energy storage to power EVs, making them a key technology underlying the revolution.…

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IIoT in Gas Detection: Bridging Gaps with Technology to Stay Connected

May 11, 2022

When it comes to keeping your employees safe from gas hazards, creating a reliable gas detection, maintenance and safety program might feel as daunting as climbing Mount Everest. If you have the right tools in place and are properly prepared, you’ll ascend the mountain successfully and with ease. But, if you don’t have the right…

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Safe Industrial Plant Gas Monitoring

April 4, 2022

By: Del Williams, Contributor Detecting dangerous gases with versatile, advanced modular systems can speed compliance and construction project completion. Whether new or retrofit construction, monitoring hazardous gases in industrial plants that process pulp and paper, as well as at loading docks and receiving areas, is often crucial to safety, compliance and productivity. Exposure to potentially…

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Communication is Key to Safe Confined Space Entry

April 4, 2022

By: Dave Wagner, Contributor We have all heard the famous line from the 1967 movie Cool Hand Luke: “What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate.” Poor communication can lead to unexpected and unwanted outcomes in many situations, but lack of communication, or “failure to communicate” during a confined space entry operation, can lead…

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In-house Manufacturing Excellence Drives Quality at Teledyne Gas and Flame Detection

January 25, 2022

Robust and quality-centric manufacturing processes ensure that products perform their designated function, be it site protection, area monitoring or personal protection, in a failsafe manner. At three highly-specified manufacturing sites in France, the UK and the US, Teledyne produces a market-wide range of gas and flame detection solutions to meet the requirements of customers across…

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Fixed Gas Detection: Issues and Answers

January 24, 2022

Dealing with the actual or potential presence of dangerous gases and vapors in the workplace involves a complex series of decisions. Decisions related to “what to do” should be implemented by means of an integrated protection plan based on a hierarchy of priorities. The most desirable approach—when feasible—is to implement engineering controls and practices that…

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Guardhat Adds Gas Monitoring from RKI Instruments to their Connected Worker Platform

January 19, 2022

Gas monitoring integration adds critical, life-saving functionality to the Guardhat platform, expands partner ecosystem Guardhat, a pioneer of end-to-end connected worker solutions, announced today an integration with the GX-3R Pro gas detector from RKI Instruments, Inc. The number of lone workers in the United States has dramatically increased over the past two years, especially with the…

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How to Use Gas Detection Data to Your Advantage

September 21, 2021

By: Dave Wagner, Contributor If you use gas detectors on your worksite but only look at the data they collect after an incident, you may be missing out on critical insights about your work environment; behaviors of those wearing the monitors; and the health and performance of the gas detectors themselves. Here are a few…

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