Dave Wagner : Director of Product Knowledge


In this position, Dave carries out strategies for sharing gas detection knowledge. In addition to the "Ask Dave" column, he supports many teams within Industrial Scientific.

He is a unique source of gas detection information. His formal training and broad experience give him insight that few others have in this industry. He excels at simplifying technical topics so that the average person can understand them. His conversational tone and unpretentious style make "Ask Dave" a valuable addition to our Web site.

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Are you ready to Imagine iNet?
Tue, 15 Jul 2014

At the AIHce 2014 expo in San Antonio, Texas last month, we launched the “Imagine iNet” campaign at our booth. The campaign urges gas detection users to simply imagine their worlds with iNet, and it goes something like this…

Imagine a program that takes care of your gas detection program for you. With a click …

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Upcoming Webinar on Realizing ROI from Your Gas Detection Program
Mon, 23 Jun 2014

On Thursday, June 26th at 2 p.m., I’ll be presenting a webinar with ISHN magazine titled “Realizing ROI from Your Gas Detection Program.” Nearly every day, companies are faced with making decisions that beg the question – what is the ROI? Even when it comes to choosing the products and services that keep workers safer, …

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How One Little Microscope Changed the Face of Gas Detection in a Big Way
Tue, 03 Jun 2014

It all began one afternoon in 1984 at a meeting of the Anderson Strathclyde Board of Directors in Glasgow, Scotland.  Anderson Strathclyde was the parent company and owner of 51% of National Mine Service Company, whose Chief Executive, Kenton E. McElhattan, was attending the meeting.  During the meeting, Mr. McElhattan was challenged by Anderson Strathclyde’s CFO …

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Turnarounds are “Wright ” Around the Corner
Fri, 07 Mar 2014

Today we are welcoming guest blogger Jason Wright to AskDave.

Spring is in the air. Winter is finally coming to an end and the harsh, cold weather going along with it. Time to set the clocks forward. Flowers will be blooming, buds on the trees. Spring. A time for renewal, a time …

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Happy Birthday ISC!
Sat, 25 Jan 2014

This is a rare Saturday post, but the occasion certainly warrants it.

Twenty-nine years ago today, January 25, 1985, the courage and vision of our founders led them to risk taking a small division of National Mine Service Company independent and give birth to Industrial Scientific Corporation.  And look at us now!

We have grown from 32 …

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