Industrial Scientific


Industrial Scientific provides gas detection products and services that keep workers safe in hazardous environments. The company’s more than 700 employees in 25 countries are committed to preserving human life, and have dedicated their careers to ending death on the job in this century. Established in 1985 and headquartered in Pittsburgh (USA), Industrial Scientific also has operations based in Arras (France), Dortmund (Germany), and Shanghai (China), and provides technical services to customers from local service centers around the world. Industrial Scientific is the parent company to Predictive Solutions Corporation ( For more information, visit

Extending Radius BZ1 Run Time with External Power

Why Use an External Power Supply? The Radius® BZ1 Area Monitor with LENS™ Wireless was released in September of 2016. Customers have found this instrument extremely easy to use and to configure into a wireless network, making it a popular choice for project and turnaround work. Although a non-pumped Radius BZ1 configured with LEL, CO, H2S, and O2 sensors is capable of running for seven days, increased battery run time is... Read More

Case Study: Lone Worker Solutions & Safety Controls

Case Study: Lone Worker Solutions & Safety Controls A large oil and gas producer was in the market to outfit lone workers with new safety equipment at one of its operations in the western United States. Lone worker solutions have come a long way in taking full advantage of current technology. While lone worker solutions are important, they only make up a small portion of the PPE (personal protective equipment) market. Challenge The challenge was to determine the best lone... Read More

Introducing the Ventis Slim Extended Li-ion Battery

Introducing the Ventis Slim Extended Li-ion Battery There is no one-size-fits-all in gas detection. The requirements for one application are vastly different than for another. For that reason, Industrial Scientific offers instruments in a variety of configurations. Select the sensors you need and then take advantage of the flexible sensors slots that allow you to change sensor configurations as appropriate. Choose a pumped or non-pumped instrument, or use a Ventis Slide-on... Read More

Introducing iNet® Now – Worker Safety in Real Time

Gas detectors are great at what they do. They get workers’ attention when they’re in the presence of hazardous gas. They let workers know when to keep working and when to evacuate. What happens, however, when something goes wrong?  It could be a gas incident, a medical emergency, or an injury. Who will know that the worker is incapacitated? How will anyone know what the issue is and where the worker is in order to send help?... Read More

Area Monitor Rental – An Orphan Well Case Study

Area Monitor Rental – An Orphan Well Case Study The first successful use of a drilling rig on a well drilled especially to produce oil was made in 1859. One estimate suggests that since then, 3.5 million oil and gas wells have been drilled in North America. Because many wells were drilled before well permit regulations were introduced, this number may be even higher, reaching estimates of 4 million. Ideally, when a well reaches the end of its life cycle, it is properly... Read More