Reduce gas detector costs
OPITO Authorised Gas Tester

Reducing Your Gas Detection Costs

In a world gripped by a global pandemic, the need to control operating expenditure and maximise the return on assets is increasing. We have therefore made the decision to run a series of articles providing simple suggestions on the way gas testers can reduce there overall expenditure and get the most from the training and equipment they use.

Authorised Gas Tester Training

Introduction to Smart Gas Monitors

For many of us working in adverse environments, turning on a gas monitor and attaching it to our lapel is second nature. If it alarms, we react appropriately and thank it for saving our lives. But how many of us stop to think about how these devices work or whether we are using them correctly?

The following series of white papers have been written to address these questions and will form the basis of our latest a gas testers handbook and authorised gas tester training courses.

Blackline G7 Review
Gas Detectors Reviews

Product Review Blackline Safety G7

Product Review – Blackline G7. “We have to say the Blackline Safety G7 is very impressive and has to be on your list of instruments to consider. Its price tag postions at the premium end of the market, but the gas sensor replacement program, lone worker features and integrated smart technology more than makes up for this. And if you are looking for a truly smart device, the G7 is currently your only option.”

Odour and Odorisation of Gases by Mario SALES
Gas Odorisation

Odour and Odorisation of Gases by Mario SALES – The Mystery Finally Solved!

Ever since it was originally presented at the 7th International Gas Conference, in ROME 1958, the mystery surrounding the Sale’s scale used to qualify odour intensity in natural gas has grown. Many quote a value of “2” on the Sales Scale as being satisfactory. But where does is term come from? How was it determined and more importantly is it still relevant to today?

Authorised Gas Tester Training

Suspected Gas Escape Identification – Public Reported Escapes

Gas utilities globally receive thousands of reports of suspected gas escapes (PRE’S) each day. Most are found and resolved within a few hours, but occasionally PRE’s take weeks and even months to resolve. Substances such as petrol, kerosene, liquid petroleum gas (LPG), mine drainage gas, bio-gases from landfills – sewers and bio-digesters, paint thinners, foam blowing agents etc can all confuse the unsuspecting gas tester.

Altair 4X
Choosing the right gas detector

Product Review- ALTAIR® 4X

Something strikes you the first time you pick up an ALTAIR® 4X and that’s its tactile, easy to grip design. Now I know this may seem a little irrelevant to you died hard gas testers, but as we always say – when you pick a device up, you instinctively know whether it’s right or not. And that “just right” feel is exactly what the ALTAIR® 4X gives you. 

Future Gas Detection
Product Reviews

Portable Gas Detection – A look into the Future

Compare and gas detector of 15 years ago with a mobile telephone of the same period and what to you find. Well while the mobile phone has gone from being just a voice calling and text messaging device, to an essential holder of everything we hold dear in life – the gas detector (which is similar in size, weight and material) is almost completely unchanged.