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Safety in Wastewater Plants: Why You Need Portable Gas Detectors

For most of us, wastewater treatment plants are nothing more than a mild inconvenience in the form of a foul smell. However, for those who work at...
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Does the Type of Sample Tubing I Use Make a Difference?

A customer, Mike, sent me an email saying that someone told him that the type of sample tubing he used could alter the readings that he gets on...
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Tips for Using Gas Detectors in Cold Weather

With colder weather on the horizon, you may have concerns about how well your portable gas detectors will function when winter puts its death grip on...
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Why Do I See Negative Readings on My Gas Monitor?

This is a question customers ask all the time. Why do you sometimes see negative readings on your gas monitor?
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Infrared LEL Gas Sensors – Risk or Reward?

WHAT ARE THE LIMITATIONS OF INFRARED LEL GAS SENSORS? There has been a lot of recent discussion about the benefits of infrared LEL gas sensors for...
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The Unseen Hazards of Wastewater Treatment Plants

You see them and drive past them all the time. Every community has one. Chances are that a close neighbor, one of your best friends, or even a member...
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Fixed Gas Detectors vs. Personal Gas Detectors

When building a gas detection program for your facility, you've likely considered both fixed gas detectors and personal gas detectors. When should...
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Combustible Gas Detection: Infrared or Catalytic Bead Sensors?

One of the fastest-growing trends in gas detection today is the use of infrared sensors for detecting LEL levels of combustible gas. I was engaged in...
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Should I Use a Pump with my Portable Gas Monitor?

Portable gas monitors are typically operated in a passive (diffusion) mode or in an aspirated (pumped) mode. How do you know which one you should...
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