When monitoring your work environment for toxic gases, you need to make sure your monitor is properly calibrated for your target gas, such as chlorine, carbon monoxide, or your readings may be inaccurate.
Today, the introduction of calibration and docking stations has provided gas detector users the tools needed to further simplify the calibration process. Here are three questions to consider in choosing equipment to calibrate your instruments.
Dräger has launched X-dock, a new device that provides automatic bump tests, calibration, reduced test gas consumption, short testing times and comprehensive documentation for portable gas detection instruments.
On October 16, the Board of Directors for Scantek, Inc. appointed Steve Marshall to the position of company President. In addition to over 30 years of engineering experience in sound & vibration control, Steve brings a business background that includes management positions in both the aerospace and HVAC&R industries.
In recent years, portable gas detectors have shrunk in size and cost while many new features have been added: automatic time-weighted average (TWA) and short-term exposure limit (STEL) calculations, data logging, man-down alarm, and wireless capabilities to name a few.
Failure to periodically test and document the performance of your atmospheric monitors can leave you open to regulatory citations or fines, as well as increased liability exposure in the event that a worker is injured in an accident.