MEMS and Sensors

Sensors Expo 2019: Sensors designed to detect and classify flammable or explosive gases

25 June 2019

The new gas sensor. Source: NevadaNanoThe new gas sensor. Source: NevadaNanoNevadaNano has introduced a family of gas sensors targeted at combustible gas safety and gas leak detection in industrial, construction and other industries.

The gas sensors are designed to detect, quantify and classify an array of flammable or explosive gases using a single calibration. The three sensors can detect flammable, methane and low global warming (LGW) refrigerant gases. This allows the sensors to work in HVAC refrigerants, value and gasket monitoring, mining, public safety, oil and gas processing and industrial safety.

The sensors will not poison or stop working when exposed to common industrial chemicals, allowing for less frequent manual calibrations and higher reliability for a safer workplace, NevadaNano said.

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