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We hope our guide to gas detectors helps you make the right decision!
Gas detectors are incredibly useful tools that can detect multiple types of gases and prevent serious incidents occurring from gas leaks.
Some gas detectors can detect gas and then shut down certain processes to make an environment safer, whilst others are able to sound an alarm to alert people in the area of a gas leak, giving them the opportunity to leave and get to safety.
There are a many different types of gas detectors with extensive features & functionalities that are truly an asset to any team or home. Not all gas is detectable through smell and so these products can really make a difference!
Whether you’re using this for your job or just trying to make your home safer, a gas detector is a great product regardless of any technical knowledge you may have, there is a product for everyone.
Deciding you want or need a Gas Detector is the first step, next you will need to decide whether buying or hiring is best for you.
The answer is different for every individual and so there are some important things to consider before making the decision.
It’s important to get the right Gas Detector for you with all the abilities and features you need! One Point Survey offer a great Hire service, get in touch with us today to discuss requirements!
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There are many different Gas Detectors available for use and so there is a lot to consider when trying to choose the one for you. Here are some things to consider:
Gas detectors come in two main forms: fixed gas detectors and portable gas detectors.
Fixed gas detectors are typically mounted in areas you wish to be protected from gas and are then able to alert you to high volumes of gas should that occur.
Portable gas detectors are usually clipped to the belt of working personnel to monitor the area around them. These products will also alert their wearer to dangerous levels of gas being detected via flashing lights or alarms.
There are plenty of brilliant gas detector brands to choose from, all offering unique products with a range of high quality features & functionality!
Some of the top brands include:
A market leading & innovative business with the vision to protect not only people but the environment from gas hazards!
Crowcon focus on gas detection and offer an excellent range of gas detectors such as the Crowcon T4 Gas Detector! This product is able to detect the four most common gases and can be operated with minimal training!
Winner: Crowcon T4 Gas Detector
T4 is Crowcon's personal protection solution for detecting the four most common gas hazards.
A Company focused on helping men and women to work in safety, this company is responsible for some of the best fixed and portable gas detectors!
MSA is known as the safety company thanks to their high quality safety products such as the MSA ALTAIR (4 GAS) Gas Detector! This 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%.
Winner: 4XR Multigas Detector
The ALTAIR 4XR Gas Detector is the toughest 4-gas monitor, outfitted with rapid-response MSA XCell® sensors and backed by a 4-year warranty.
It provides real-time incident awareness when paired with the MSA ALTAIR Connect app via a Bluetooth® wireless connection.
BW Technologies by Honeywell produce portable gas detectors that are designed based on worker feedback to ensure customer satisfaction!The aim is to create excellent, low maintenance and compact gas detectors such as the BW Gas Microclip XT. The Gas Alert MicroClip XT provides affordable protection from atmospheric hazards. Its slim and compact design makes it easy to wear, allowing workers to focus on the job at hand without feeling weighed down.
Winner: BW Gas Microclip XT
The Gas Alert MicroClip XT provides affordable protection from atmospheric hazards & it's slim and compact design makes it easy to wear.
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Regular calibration is essential for all gas detectors to make sure they are working properly and to the best of the products ability. As gas detectors are safety equipment it is incredibly important to do this and ensure safety in all aspects of work.
One Point Survey offer a calibration service! Get in touch today to find out more or read about our services below.
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