Application Articles

The Application Articles provide detailed information on how ION Science gas detectors are being used within a variety of industries and applications.

Offshore Gas Monitoring for Health and Safety

The goal of an effective health and safety plan on offshore oil and gas facilities should be more frequent or even continuous monitoring, offering assurances that zero contamination readings really do mean zero contamination.

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Mercury contamination detection in industrial premises

Environmental pressures and subsequent legislation to control hazardous substances have seen a sharp decline in the use of mercury, although it remains an important chemical in many industrial processes and a wide range of products.

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Methyl bromide as fumigant for international transports

Methyl bromide is a is an odourless, colourless gas most often used as a fumigant. About 70% of methyl bromide produced in the United States goes into pesticidal formulations.

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The need for fast, accurate and repeatable VOC detection in safety-critical petrochemical environments

Petrochemical production, storage and transportation create complex safety-critical working environments, with even more complex gas detection requirements and the need for fast VOC detection.

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Tiger Select benzene detector assists chemical spill clean-up

The chemical industry has seen four major chemical incidents take place over recent times.Tiger Select benzene detector is currently being used in Deer Park to assist with the clean-up process. The Tiger Select benzene detector specifically seeks traces of benzene, which are highly toxic.

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Handheld helium sniffer for effective use within a high magnetic field during MRI scanner maintenance

The GasCheck Tesla is an advancement of this proven technology that has been specially designed to be used on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machines whilst in operation.

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Personal VOC monitors improve health and safety regimes

Monitoring the breathing space of the individual employee to measure the levels of potentially harmful compounds that the individual is exposed to as he or she moves around the plant over the course of the day is best performed using a personal PID monitor.

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Detecting benzene in refinery atmospheres

Detecting benzene in refinery is important as legislations across the globe has been put in place to ensure exposure of benzene at plants where it is produced is minimised.

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PID gas detectors in industrial hygiene applications

Industrial (or occupational) hygiene places the emphasis on prevention of ill health from work, through recognising, evaluating and controlling the risks.

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Setting the standards for headspace sampling by using ION Science PID

The speed and accuracy of ION Science PID means that many workers safety concerns during operations can be effectively assessed and monitored.

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Building on a legacy of photoionisation detectors

From the 1970s to the present day, photoionisation detectors (PIDs) have been at the front line of efforts to detect volatile organic compounds.

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General leakage in fuel storage – VOC detectors

Owners of fuel storage facilities are subject to regulations aimed at preventing leaks of fuel into the environment, increasing the need for VOC detectors.

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Continuous VOC Monitoring

VOCs and other toxic gases can produce major health effects, continuous VOC monitoring will alert nearby workers if harmful concentrations are reached.

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Gas Leak Detection

When air quality monitoring is non-negotiable, ION Science offers various gas sensors and components that provide humidity resistance and anti-contamination design for optimal performance.

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