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Have a read through our blogs and articles related to Gas Detection.  We cover products from some of the industries most popular brands: Drager, MSA Safety, RAE Systems, BW Technologies and Scott Safety.   Articles include product reviews, buying guides and helpful videos.

  1. How Do I Activate the BW Flex and Access the Menu?
    How Do I Activate the BW Flex and Access the Menu?
    The BW Flex from Honeywell is a portable multi gas detector, designed as a compliance monitor for many applications. It houses four sensors including LEL, O2, CO and H2S. SO2 is also available as a configuration. How do I turn on the BW Flex? To switch your BW Flex on hold in the single button on the front until the...
  2. Introducing the BW Flex Gas Detector by Honeywell
    Introducing the BW Flex Gas Detector by Honeywell
     The BW Flex is one of Honeywell's latest portable multi gas detectors. This model is a four-gas detector and is capable of detecting flammable gas, oxygen, hydrogen sulphide and carbon monoxide. Sulphur Dioxide is also available as part of additional configurations. What's in the box? In the box of the BW Flex you'll find: a USB chargerCalibration cap TubingQuick reference...
  3. Keeping Safe with Dry Ice/Vaccine Storage & Transportation
    Keeping Safe with Dry Ice/Vaccine Storage & Transportation
    In this short guide, we'll take a look at the hazards of dry ice/vaccine storage and transportation. Considering how to store and transport safely and adequate safety equipment to keep workers safe. What is Dry Ice? Dry Ice is made from Carbon Dioxide (CO2) cooled to a temperature of -78°C (-108.4°F). It's non-flammable and a colourless material that's available in...
  4. Ammonia Gas – What do I Need to Know
    Ammonia Gas – What do I Need to Know
    In this 'Facts About Gas' article, we will take a look at Ammonia (NH3), breaking down some key points about the dangers of Ammonia and how it is used in a work setting. What is Ammonia Gas? Ammonia (NH3) is a colourless gas, that consists of Nitrogen and Hydrogen. It has a strong pungent odour often compared to cleaning products...
  5. BW Clip - Disposable Single Gas Detector from Frontline Safety
    BW Clip - Disposable Single Gas Detector from Frontline Safety
    The BW Clip is a disposable single gas detector with a 2-year or 3-year lifetime for personal protection. It is virtually maintenance-free and does not require to be calibrated. What Gases Are Available? It is available for detecting Carbon Monoxide (CO), Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S), Oxygen (O2) and Sulphur Dioxide (SO2). Once activated the BW Clip will show the operating life...
  6. How Do I Bump Test the MSA ALTAIR 2XP?
    How Do I Bump Test the MSA ALTAIR 2XP?
    In this walkthrough guide, we’ll take you through the steps for manually bump testing your MSA ALTAIR 2XP Gas Detector. It is recommended by the manufacturer to bump test your device before each day’s use. This ensures all sensors and alarms are operating appropriately and responding to the presence of gas. The ALTAIR 2XP uses XCell Pulse Technology making bump...
  7. How Do I Calibrate the Crowcon T4 Multi-Gas Detector?
    How Do I Calibrate the Crowcon T4 Multi-Gas Detector?
    In this short guide, we'll walk you through the process of manually calibrating your Crowcon T4 Multi-Gas Detector. What Do I Need? For the calibration of your unit, you require a specific concentration of calibration gas, a calibration plate, tubing and a suitable regulator. We have a standard 4-gas configuration to show you, capable of detecting levels of LEL, H2S...
  8. The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide (CO) and Hydrogen Cyanide (HCN) Gas - the Toxic Twins
    The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide (CO) and Hydrogen Cyanide (HCN) Gas - the Toxic Twins
    A recent research paper by Drager Safety has highlighted the dangerous effects and presence of the combination of Carbon Monoxide (CO) and Hydrogen Cyanide (HCN) gases from smoke and fires. These are known as the Toxic Twins. Drager Safety has highlighted the importance of ensuring these gases are simultaneously measured in firefighting applications.  When combined they are significantly more harmful than...
  9. How Do I Switch On/Off the BW RigRat Area Gas Monitor?
    The BW RigRat Area Gas Monitor is an ATEX-approved transportable gas detector with a purpose of alerting you to a gas leak within its proximity. Its main use is in applications where temporary zone monitoring, such as repair fence line is required. The BW RigRat is very easy to use and only requires the use of one button to switch...
  10. NEW - Honeywell BW RigRat Area Gas Detector
    NEW - Honeywell BW RigRat Area Gas Detector
    Find out what features and benefits this area gas detector can bring to your application. The BW RigRat Area Gas Detector acts as an ideal balance between a portable personal gas detector and a fixed fire and gas system.  It is an ATEX-approved transportable gas detector with the primary function of alerting you to a gas leak within its proximity...

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How Do I Activate the BW Flex and Access the Menu?

How Do I Activate the BW Flex and Access the Menu?

The BW Flex from Honeywell is a portable multi gas detector, designed as a compliance monitor for many applications. It houses four...

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Introducing the BW Flex Gas Detector by Honeywell

Introducing the BW Flex Gas Detector by Honeywell

 The BW Flex is one of Honeywell's latest portable multi gas detectors. This model is a four-gas detector and is capable of...

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Keeping Safe with Dry Ice/Vaccine Storage & Transportation

Keeping Safe with Dry Ice/Vaccine Storage & Transportation

In this short guide, we'll take a look at the hazards of dry ice/vaccine storage and transportation. Considering how to store and...

Read more