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September 2016

Ammonia Gas Sensor – PolyGard : ADT23 1125

Let’s analyse what is ammonia, where is it used and the importance of Ammonia Gas Sensor.   Ammonia is widely used as refrigerant in industrial facilities like meat, poultry and fish processing plants, dairy and ice cream plants, wineries and breweries and cold storage warehouses.   Ammonia gas is highly toxic and if not handled […]

Monitoring Phosphine maintains quality in grain storage

“The Australian Grain Industry Code of Practice”  identifies the risks associated with grain storage. For effective quality grain storage, three factors need considerations: hygiene, aeration and correct fumigation. Phosphine is widely used as fumigant. Monitoring phosphine not only ensures effective fumigation, but also helps in identifying any leaks.   The “Australian Fumigation Standard” clearly recommends […]

Gas Detection in Pharmaceutical Industry

Having an appropriate and functioning gas detection in pharmaceutical industry helps protecting employees from serious injury or even death. Here’s how:   Gases play an important part in the production process of many pharmaceuticals. Such processes are strictly regulated and are performed according to the industry standard. The gases used in such processes may be […]

Methane Gas Detection in Oil and Gas Industry

Methane is a colourless & odourless gas and is a main component of natural gas. Methane leakage, if goes undetected may result in a potential major hazard. The largest source of industrial emission of methane is from Oil and Gas industry. Hence methane gas detection plays a major role  in Oil & Gas industry.   […]

Portable Fumigation Monitor

Uniphos Fumigation products are used worldwide and are best known for its precision and quality.   Fumisense Pro is a portable fumigation monitor from Uniphos that comes in different versions for detecting and monitoring phosphine and methyl bromide fumigant.   Our September edition Newsletter discusses both these products in detail. It also briefly explains the […]

Monitoring Biogas

Biogas is gaining more attention in Australia as a renewable energy resource and so is monitoring biogas. So what is a “Biogas”?   An organic waste, when broken down by bacteria, produces “Biogas” that can be used to generate electricity and heat. The biogas is primarily methane (CH4), Carbon Dioxide (CO2) and small amounts of […]

Monitoring H2S in waste water treatment

Personnel in waste management and environment are exposed to risks due to toxic gases. Let’s take a look at how monitoring H2S in waste water treatment can help.   Sewage generated by commercial or industrial waste contains chemicals, metals, fats or detergents that may increase the risk of environmental damage and the cost of sewage […]