Under the Hood

"Under the Hood" is a an informative inside look at the nuts and bolts of portable gas detection meters. Using our years of experience in servicing and repairing gas sniffers, our technicians will give you valuable insights into how they work and why they stop working. If you would like us to contend with something of particular interest to you, please let us know. Don't forget to take advantage of our Confined Space Monitor Service Center.

We'll cover subjects like:

  • What are the real differences between gas monitors?
  • Why do sensors fail?
  • Trouble shooting tips
  • Calibration tips
  • Pros and cons of bump testing
  • Remote sampling 

Tech Notes - 5 Tips For Changing Out Gas Monitor Sensors

Tech Notes - 5 Tips For Changing Out Gas Monitor Sensors

Do you replace your gas monitors failed sensors yourself? Maybe you're thinking about changing them out yourself? Keep reading to learn 5 tips to make sensor replacement stress free.

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Tech Notes - Why Gas Monitor Sensors Fail

Tech Notes - Why Gas Monitor Sensors Fail

We are often asked why a portable gas monitor sensor fails--especially when the instrument has hardly been used. This issue seems to be a source of endless frustration for those who aren't intimately familiar with gas detection technology. The first thing we need to understand is how gas sensors work.

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Tech Notes - Differences Between Max XT II, Quattro, & MicroClip XL Gas Detectors

Tech Notes - Differences Between Max XT II, Quattro, & MicroClip XL Gas Detectors

When asked what are the differences between the popular Honeywell BW Max XT II, Quattro and MicroClip XL gas detectors, we usually answer with differences in features. In this post, however, we want to take you under the hood of the three gas monitors.

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