Gas Detector Selection and Calibration Guide

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Number of Pages:
157
Published Date:
January 2005
Book Height:
300 mm
Book Width:
210 mm
Weight:
0.6 kg
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This publication is a guide to the safety systems designed to protect users from the harmful effects of flammable, toxic or asphyxiant gases. It assists users and manufacturers in considering relevant factors when selecting and monitoring a gas detector or detection system, so that its performance remains within acceptable limits throughout the intended product life.

This industry guide to gas safety is an overview of the process of gas detector selection and calibration. It gives a brief overview of safety considerations and the characteristics of common gases, descriptions of common gas sensor types (including accompanying notes on their operation), an overview of rules and regulations, and details of maintenance and calibration records that must be kept to insure the safety and legality of the gas detector installation.

CONTENTS

Foreword

Acknowledgement

1 Industrial Flammable and Toxic Gas Detection

2 Concise Guide to the Selection of a Suitable Gas Detection System

3 Introduction

4 Sensor Technologies

5 Guide to Gas Detector Selection

6 Performance Evaluation

7 Calibration

8 Reference Documents

Appendices

A.1 List of Detector Manufacturers

A.2 Gas Handling, Transportation and Safety

A.2.1 Gas Handling

A.2.2 Cylinder Handling

A.2.3 Gas Cylinder Transportation

A.3 Domestic Carbon Monoxide Detectors

A.4 Effects of Oxygen Depletion on the Human Body

A.5 Results of Independent Analyses of Commercial Gas Mixtures

Number of Pages:
157
ISBN:
9781856092975
Published Date:
January 2005
Binding Format:
Paperback
Book Height:
300 mm
Book Width:
210 mm
Weight:
0.6 kg