Gas detector: Unit can accompany operators in hazardous environments
Such a device can be an operator's best friend when in a confined space or a problem develops.
Multi-gas detector provides multiple alarm options, including situations when an operator may be overcome.
The Altair 5 multi-gas detector from MSA perator to activate an audible alarm manually to alert those around of a potentially dangerous situations. The company says these are ideal for confined space entry applications.
Other features include optional, high-resolution color display screen with logo customization, more than 17 preprogrammed languages, Galaxy System-compatibility, and standard vibrating alarm and data logging. The Altair 5 Multigas Detector is MSA Link software ready.
—Edited by Peter Welander, process industries editor, PWelander@cfemedia.com ,
Control Engineering Process Instrumentation & Sensors Monthly
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