Gas detection is one of the most important safety concerns in the Oil & Gas, Chemical & Pharmaceutical, Marine and other applications. Gas detectors are electronic devices (gas sensors) that can detect and different types of flammable and toxic gasses. Gas Detectors can be fixed and portable or transportable. Usually, fixed Gas detectors are permanently installed in a chosen location and providing continuous monitoring of flammable gases concentration in the air. A portable Gas detectors usually are a small and handheld devices that can be used for monitoring an atmosphere in a limited space. Gas detectors tracing leaks to give an early warning of the presence of flammable or toxic gases.
Qualified selection and use of Gas detectors is the key factor in process safety.