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gas detector

[′gas di‚tek·tər]
(mining engineering)
A device which indicates the existence of firedamp or other combustible or noxious gas in a mine.
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Gas detection specialist CROWCON is showing its new portable Gas-Pro confined space entry (CSE) gas detector at the Safety and Health Expo in Birmingham in May.
While a typical "sniffer" gas detector indicates the presence of a volatile organic gas emission, the GasFindIR[TM] infrared camera from FLIR Systems is said to show the leakage in real time.
CROWCON's intrinsically safe TXgard-IS+ gas detector is fitted with electrochemical sensors which enable it to detect a wide range of toxic gases and oxygen.
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The Xgard IR LPG from CROWCON is a new, low cost infrared (IR) fixed gas detector designed to detect LPG (Liquid Petroleum Gas--a mixture of hydrocarbons, predominantly Propane and Butane) gas hazards before concentrations reach flammable levels.