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Best Practices for Gas Sensor Placement and Installation

Posted by TechStar on Feb 3, 2019 9:50:00 AM

You’ve done your homework and purchased the right gas detectors for your facility. Now it’s time to install them. But how do you decide where the sensors should be placed?

You already know gas sensor placement is tied to the particulars of your unique facility. But beyond that—because you must take so many variables into account—you have no hard-and-fast rules to follow. However, in this post we’re highlighting some best practices you can consider when you’re ready to install your gas detectors.

We’ve identified three steps involved in the gas sensor installation process. 

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Topics: MSA, Fixed Gas Solutions

MSA Discontinuation Notice

Posted by TechStar on Oct 1, 2018 1:45:15 PM

Effective August 31, 2019, the FL3100H and FlameGard 5 UV/IR flame detectors will be discontinued. MSA will continue to support this product with replacement parts until 2023 or until critical components can no longer be sourced, whichever comes first.

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Topics: MSA, Fixed Gas Solutions

MSA's How to Align the Senscient ELDS™ Open Path Gas Detector Video Now Available!

Posted by TechStar on Jul 19, 2018 1:15:00 PM

MSA's newest video walks the user through the necessary steps for a successful alignment of the Senscient ELDS Open Path Gas Detector. The video highlights the following:

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Topics: MSA, Fixed Gas Solutions

Five Innovations in Fixed Gas Detection That Improve Plant Safety

Posted by TechStar on Dec 14, 2017 1:00:00 PM
Process and plant engineers know the dangers of undetected hazardous gases, especially in the oil/gas and chemical industries where hydrocarbon-based fluids are both the product and a daily safety challenge. There have been many great strides in the safety industry in adopting the latest digital technologies and advances in materials and construction techniques.
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Topics: MSA, Fixed Gas Solutions

Five Innovations in Fixed Gas Detection That Improve Plant Safety

Posted by TechStar on Nov 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Process and plant engineers know the dangers of undetected hazardous gases, especially in the oil/gas and chemical industries where hydrocarbon-based fluids are both the product and a daily safety challenge.  There have been many great strides in the safety industry in adopting the latest digital technologies and advances in materials and construction techniques.  

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Topics: MSA, Fixed Gas Solutions

OPTIMIZE Safety & Efficiency With Fixed Gas Detection Solutions

Posted by TechStar on Jul 13, 2017 1:00:00 PM

TechStar and MSA/General Monitors offer a full line of advanced Fixed Gas Detection Solutions. Each gas detector and system provides comprehensive safety solutions in combustible, toxic and oxygen deficiency environments. These solutions can be used in a wide variety of applications. 

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Topics: MSA, General Monitors, Fixed Gas Solutions