Is a Pumped Gas Monitor Right for Your Application?

Is a Pumped Gas Monitor Right for Your Application? Is Using a Pumped Gas Monitor Right for Your Application? Ever since workers began using electronic gas detectors, they have used instruments with pumps. Nevertheless, exactly when and how pumps should be used is still a common topic, even today. Many people believe that every gas monitor should have a pump. They feel that without a pump the gas monitor is less accurate, slower to respond, and simply doesn’t detect as much... Read More

Stop Calling Gas Detectors PPE

When many people think of all of the safety items that an average worker would wear on a daily basis, images of hardhats, fall protection, gloves, safety glasses, and ear plugs come to mind. Within the safety industry, these items are called Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). If you walk around job sites, warehouses, or plants, you will see many reminders and signs saying “Wear your PPE,” “Don’t... Read More

When Emergencies Strike, Consider Gas Detector Rental

When Emergencies Strike, Consider Gas Detector Rental When you need gas detectors, and need them quickly, renting is the most efficient and effective route. When speed is critical, gas detectors can be readied and delivered the very next day—or even the same day—in some cases. Whether the driving factor is a natural disaster, an accident, or just an overlooked or unplanned turnaround or outage, turning to gas detector rental may be your best option. Natural Disasters As anyone... Read More

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

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

How Many Gas Detectors Do You Really Need?

How Many Gas Detectors Do You Really Need? Nobody wants to purchase safety equipment, including gas detectors, but selecting and buying the appropriate gear is a critical part of making sure your teams go home safely to their families. It can be tempting to make the decisions based solely on the per-unit purchase price. However, when it comes to keeping your people safe, reliability, durability, and usability should be priorities. You also need to consider the total... Read More