Understanding Environmental Surveillance
Battery-powered, direct-reading instruments are classified as two groups: single-gas instruments or multiple-gas instruments, typically monitoring one or a combination of the following atmospheric conditions:
- Oxygen deficiency or enrichment
- The presence of combustible gas; and
- The presence of certain toxic gases
Depending on the capabilities of the instrument, monitoring can be conducted simultaneously for oxygen and combustible, or for oxygen, combustible gas and toxic gases. These devices are commonly referred to as 2-in-1, 3-in-1 or 5-in-1 alarms. No matter which type of instrument is used to check environmental gas concentrations, regular monitoring should be performed because a contaminant’s level of combustibility or toxicity might increase even if it initially appears to be low or non-existent. In addition, oxygen deficiency can occur unexpectedly.
To ensure the accuracy of all monitoring and detection equipment, calibration should be preformed regularly. If the instrument reading differs significantly from the values of the known standard, the instrument should not be used until it has been adjusted or, if necessary, repaired.
We offer Annual, Semi-Annual or Quarterly on site Calibration Services for your meter.
Warranty Repair and Service Center
The ALTAIR 4X Multigas Detector surpasses industry standards in several crucial areas. Its four-year sensor life is 60% longer than the industry average, while its 24-hour run time exceeds the industry average by 71%. This versatile portable detector is a perfect match for industries ranging from fire fighting to welding, and its digital sensor output makes it less likely to suffer from RF interference. The unit features exclusive MotionAlert™, which lets others know if the user has become immobile, and InstantAlert™, a manual alarm that alerts others of potentially dangerous situations. This rugged unit is designed to withstand a drop of up to 20 feet and uses less than half as much calibration gas as the industry average.
Outfitted with rapid-response MSA XCell® sensors, the ALTAIR 4XR Gas Detector is the toughest 4-gas monitor on the market and is backed by a 4-year warranty. The ALTAIR 4XR can also provide real-time incident awareness to team members, supervisors, safety managers and others when paired with the MSA ALTAIR Connect app via a Bluetooth® wireless connection.
The rugged, multi-featured ALTAIR 5X Multigas Detector boasts several options that provide maximum safety and make it easy to use in even the most demanding situations. It features large buttons for easy use, and its polycarbonate housing protects the detector for drops of up to 10 feet. The detector also boasts the exclusive MotionAlert™, which lets others know if the user has become immobile, and InstantAlert™, a manual alarm that alerts others if a dangerous situation has arisen. The glow-in-the-dark housing makes it easy to see in a confined space, while the large buttons and bright display makes operation possible even when the user is wearing gloves. We are a Warranty and Repair Center for MSA Gas Meters.
PID now available!
The ALTAIR 5X Gas Detector is capable of measuring up to 6 gases simultaneously and is now available with integrated PID sensor for VOC detection. Driven by advanced MSA XCell® Sensor Technology, the ALTAIR 5X Gas Detector delivers faster response time, better stability, accuracy, longer service life, and cost savings over the life of the instrument.
Simplicity counts with the MSA GALAXY® GX2 Automated Test System for advanced safety management and effortless operation. The GALAXY GX2 Automated Test System provides simple, intelligent testing and calibration of MSA ALTAIR® and ALTAIR PRO Single-Gas Detectors and ALTAIR 4X and ALTAIR 5X Multigas Detectors. Easy-to-use automated test stand offers high performance as either stand-alone unit or integrated portable detector management system, enabling total data access and control of the MSA ALTAIR family Gas Detector fleet. New MSA Link™ Pro Software for proactive safety management; gas exposure email alerts, direct data input, live filtering, test and exposure queries, collecting and printing reports.
BW Clip Series
The BW Clip Series of single-gas detectors provides up to three years maintenance-free operation: just turn on the device and it runs continuously — no need for sensor and battery replacement or battery charging. That means great reliability and no downtime.
Features & Benefits
- Available in a two-year or three-year version for H2S or CO
- Available in a two-year version for O2 or SO2
- Unique hibernation case extends service life for the two-year H2S or CO
- Compact, lightweight and easy to use — with one-button operation and no extensive training
- Automated internal test for improved safety
- Automatically logs the 35 most recent gas events for easy, accurate recordkeeping
- Compatible with MicroDock II docking station and Fleet Manager II software
- Both detectors are compatible with the IntelliDoX instrument management system for extremely quick bump tests, bump test tracking, adjustable set points and more.
Choose from two detectors:
- BW Clip – provides standard operation and no calibration
- BW Clip Real Time – includes a real-time gas level display and the ability to calibrate the device.
Designed with durability and comfort in mind, the GasAlert Extreme reliably monitors for any single gas hazard within its wide range of available toxic gas models. With easy on/off operation, this single gas detector offers extended longevity with a two year field-replaceable battery and sensor. Calibration is a simple automatic procedure and is compatible with BW’s MicroDock II automatic test and calibration system. A wide range of user options, multi-language display and datalogging functionality make the GasAlert Extreme an ideal solution for many applications.
The NEW GasAlertMax XT portable and multi-gas detector simultaneously monitors and displays up to four gases including hydrogen sulfide(H2S) carbon monoxide (CO), oxygen (O2) and combustibles (%LEL). The compact and field tough GasAlertMax XT features a non-intrusive integrated sampling pump designed for performance, reliability and ease-of-use. SmartSample pump ensures a consistent, uniform flow. One-button operation guarantees ease of use even while wearing gloves. Tamper-proof, user adjustable options enable the instrument to be customized to suit your specific application.
GasAlertMicro Clip (XL/X3)
With a comprehensive range of features and functions, GasAlertMicro has set a new benchmark in multi-gas detection. At just 7.3 oz. (211 g), the rugged GasAlertMicro is unrivalled in performance and value-added affordability. Simultaneously displaying O2, H2S, CO and combustibles present, GasAlertMicro is ideally suited to a wide range of applications. Choose a 4, 3, or 2-gas model in safety yellow or black, with optional data logging.
Rugged and reliable, the GasAlertQuattro four-gas detector combines a comprehensive range of features with simple one-button operation. With flexible power options, the GasAlertQuattro is always ready. The graphic LCD displays easy to identify icons that indicate operational information, such as bump test and calibration status for simplified onsite auditing. IntelliFlash provides continuous visual confirmation of detector operation and compliance. Suited to a wide range of industrial applications including confined space entry, the GasAlertQuattro is fully compatible with BW’s MicroDock II automatic test and calibration. We are a Warranty and Repair Center for BW Technology Meters.
Providing protection from up to five potential atmospheric hazards including oxygen, combustible and toxic gases, GasAlertMicro5 is unparalleled in its versatility, capability and overall value. BW Technologies by Honeywell’s newest addition to its water-resistant line of portable gas detectors has transformed the market with its matchless array of features.
Continuously monitoring and displaying concentrations of up to five gases, the compact and lightweight GasAlertMicro5 was designed and engineered with an extensive host of applications in mind.
The most cost effective way to manage the calibration and bump testing of BW Technologies by Honeywell portable gas detectors is through the MicroDock II automated test and calibration system. Fully portable and easily expandable, the MicroDock II requires no computer and provides simultaneous management of up to ten modules. Minimize expenses and maximize productivity with the MicroDock II.
With the IntelliDoX instrument management system, simply place a detector in the docking module, and it automatically performs certain activities based on your specifications in the Fleet Manager II software. You can set each module to do a bump test, reconfigure the detector’s high and low alarm set points, and more. Also use the software to analyze the data from each gas detector, run reports, track compliance and even send email reminders to workers.
Thanks to the unique design of IntelliDoX, each docking module has its own LCD and keypad for independent operation, so when you gang multiple modules together, you can perform different activities for different detectors – all at the same time. That’s especially beneficial for bump tests: Use five IntelliDoX modules to bump 50 detectors in under three minutes, so workers don’t have to stand in a long queue at the beginning of a shift.
- ConneX1 – Wireless Single Gas Detector
- BW Clip – Zero-maintenance Single Gas Detector: IntelliDoX makes the BW Clip the most flexible, configurable maintenance-free detector on the market, helping you improve safety, reliability and productivity in gas detection.
The MicroRAE brings a higher level of user-friendliness and flexibility to wireless gas detection. It enables real-time visibility on safety threats for faster, more informed decisions to protect workers, prevent a crisis and optimize operations.
With BLE, Mesh, and Wi-Fi communications options, the new MicroRAE portable detector easily fits in to existing RAE Systems wireless networks as well as Honeywell ConneXt Safety solutions.
MicroRAE can be setup as a standard four gas or Toxic Twins (CO/O2/LEL/HCN) configured monitor. With its durable, ergonomic, and easy-to-use design MicroRAE is ideal for industrial and first responder applications.
Safety Communicator™ pairs with MicroRAE using the Bluetooth™ Low Energy (BLE) feature, to transmit gas readings over a cellular network. Safety Communicator™ pushes gas readings, location and other data from the detector to Honeywell’s ProRAE Guardian™ software. Through ProRAE Guardian, remotely located safety managers can view information from plant locations in real-time and respond proactively to safety incidents in their earliest stages of development.
QRAE 3 is a versatile, rugged, one- to four-sensor pumped or diffusion gas monitor that provides continuous exposure monitoring of oxygen (O2), combustibles, and toxic gases, including hydrogen sulfide (H2S), carbon monoxide (CO), sulfur dioxide (SO2) and hydrogen cyanide (HCN) for workers and responders in hazardous environments.
The QRAE 3’s wireless communications capability enables access to real-time instrument readings and alarm status (including man-down alarm) from any location for better visibility and faster response. Real-time hazard readings can also be communicated to the ProRAE Guardian Safety System and the EchoView Host Mini-Controller Closed-Loop Wireless System for safety-enhancing wireless monitoring.
MultiRAE is the most advanced portable chemical detector on the market. With the flexibility of up to six gas sensors and the convenience of wireless portability, this multi-gas monitor is versatile and customizable, while delivering real-time access to instrument readings and alarm status from any location. Choose from 25 sensor options including LEL, PID, NDIR, and exotics that can be easily changed in the field. With five built-in alarms, including man down, and wireless connectivity to your command center, MultiRAE delivers vital information for fast incident response. – See more at: http://www.raesystems.com/products/multirae#sthash.lfH8qUSb.dpuf
The ToxiRAE 3 is a full-featured single-gas monitor that offers unequaled cost of ownership value.
The ToxiRAE 3 is compatible with the AutoRAE Lite bump and calibrations station. STEL, TWA. low and high alarms can also be recorded. The detector is warranted for 2 years and maintenance free with replaceable battery.
Echo View Host
The EchoView Host Mini-Controller helps elevate safety and enable faster incident response.
This rugged, Class 1, Division I intrinsically safe portable controller can automatically establish a self-contained wireless network with up to eight portable gas monitors (such as the ToxiRAE Pro or MultiRAE) and display their real-time readings and alarm status on an easy-to-read screen. An EchoView Host-based closed-loop wireless gas monitoring solution gives safety officers who may be outside the immediate incident area the same real-time visibility into responders’ and workers’ gas monitor readings and alarm status as if they were directly in the ‘hot zone’.
The ToxiRAE Pro is the world’s first wireless personal monitor for toxic gases and oxygen. The ToxiRAE Pro PID gas monitor takes worker protection to the next level by providing safety professionals wireless access to real-time instrument readings and alarm status from any location for better visibility and faster response. The ToxiRAE Pro can detect a broad range of gases—from carbon monoxide, hydrogen sulfide, and oxygen to ammonia, chlorine, and phosgene. We are a Warranty and Repair Center for RAE Gas Meters.
Simplify bump testing and calibration of your RAE Systems gas monitors with the AutoRAE 2. Versatile and modular, it can be deployed as a single, stand-alone unit to calibrate one instrument at a time, or networked to support up to 10 units at once and calibrate for up to five distinct gases. One-touch bump testing and single-button operation for calibration make it easy to use. Upgradeable firmware protects your investment and ensures that it’s always up-to-date, while the standard SD card for stor
age ensures your data is always at your fingertips.
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