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Servomex SERVOFLEX Analyzers Monitor Portable Gas Safety in Hazardous Areas

Servomex SERVOFLEX Analyzers Monitor Portable Gas Safety in Hazardous Areas
With the precision sensing technology of Servomex fixed analyzers in a compact, easy to use package, SERVOFLEX analyzers deliver high-performance portable gas analysis for safe or hazardous area use. Utilizing Servomex's non-depleting Paramagnetic and Infrared sensor technology, SERVOFLEX analyzers provide stable and reliable measurements for oxyge...
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3 Keys to Monitoring Boilers

3 Keys to Monitoring Boilers
The 3 key things to monitor on boilers are: pH balance in the tubesoxygenconductivity The pH of the boiler water is normally kept alkaline to facilitate the formation of a thin oxide layer on the tubes. This oxide layer acts as a protective barrier against corrosion. M4 Knick's SE 558 pH electrode is designed to work in low ionic activity liquid fo...
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Meet the Extreme Challenge of Measuring Gases in Hazardous Environments

Meet the Extreme Challenge of Measuring Gases in Hazardous Environments
 SERVOTOUGH process and combustion analyzers are designed to meet the extreme challenges of measuring gases in hot and hazardous environments and provide exceptional analytical performance. The Servomex analyzers are: Optimized for hazardous area useUse extractive and in-situ analysis techniquesAnalyze common gas measurements for light hydroca...
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Measure Gases in Diverse Ranges of Safe Area Applications

Measure Gases in Diverse Ranges of Safe Area Applications
The SERVOPRO range makes Servomex's reliable, stable and accurate gas measurements available to a diverse range of safe area applications. An extensive range of non-depleting Servomex gas sensing technologies – including Paramagnetic, Zirconia, Flame Ionization Detection, Plasma and Gas Chromatography – are integrated into flexible analyzers. These...
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Real-Time Hydrocarbon Analysis

Real-Time Hydrocarbon Analysis
With heated-oven Flame Ionization Detection (FID) sensing technology and an integral non-methane cutter, the SERVOPRO HFID delivers fast, accurate analysis of total hydrocarbons, methane, and non-methane hydrocarbons, with measurements from parts-per-million to percentage levels. The heated oven keeps the sample gas at 190oC (374oF), preventing hea...
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How To Enhance Gas Leak Detection with Ultrasonic Technology

How To Enhance Gas Leak Detection with Ultrasonic Technology
How To Enhance Gas Leak Detection with Ultrasonic Technology All gas detection technologies have their strengths and their weaknesses, which is why "layering" multiple gas detection technologies can often mitigate the weaknesses, resulting in an overall improved gas detection system performance. We held a webinar on these technology developments, i...
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Provide Ambient Air Monitoring with a NOx Analyzer

Provide Ambient Air Monitoring with a NOx Analyzer
 The SERVOPRO NOx analyzer is ideal for the continuous monitoring of industrial stationary source emissions, especially gas turbines. Using a non-depleting, long-lasting photodiode to detect chemiluminescent light, the analyzer offers a fast response time and is ideal for applications requiring low-level emissions detection of oxides of nitrog...
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How To Get Ultra-Trace-Level, High-Purity Gas Measurements

How To Get Ultra-Trace-Level, High-Purity Gas Measurements
When your processes need high-purity gas measurements for oxygen and moisture, Servomex DF analyzers deliver industry-leading performance that reaches down to the very lowest ultra-trace levels. Utilizing the exceptional sensing capabilities of Servomex's Coulometric and TDL sensing technologies for the measurement of oxygen and moisture respective...
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SERVOPRO 4900 Multigas

SERVOPRO 4900 Multigas
Designed for Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS) analysis for flue gas, the 4900 Multigas provides up to 4 simultaneous gas stream measurements. SERVOPRO 4900 Multigas combines Servomex's advanced digital sensing technologies with a modern analytical platform for accurate, highly sensitive monitoring of: Nitric oxideSulfur dioxideCarbon ...
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SERVOTOUGH FluegasExact 2700 Ideal for High Temperature Processes

SERVOTOUGH FluegasExact 2700 Ideal for High Temperature Processes
The SERVOTOUGH FluegasExact 2700 is an all-in-one solution for combustion control. Its custom-designed sampling system measures both oxygen and combustibles and is ideally suited for high temperature processes. Boasting a long life with low maintenance, the SERVOTOUGH FluegasExact 2700 is tough and reliable and is designed for safe area and Class 1...
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Benefits of TDL Over Extractive Measurement

Benefits of TDL Over Extractive Measurement
 Monitoring NH3 using extractive sampling is difficult. The sample must be kept above 290oC (554oF) to prevent formation of ABS and sulfuric acid, both of which damage the sampling and analytical equipment. Without direct gas analysis, many parameters will influence the NH3 measurement, including inlet NOx concentration, fuel composition and c...
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Comparison of Gas Analysis Technologies in Control Fired Heaters

Comparison of Gas Analysis Technologies in Control Fired Heaters
Fired heaters are integral to hydrocarbon processing (HP). Specifically designed for the reaction of fuel and air to produce extremely high gas temperatures, heaters transfer this energy to potentially highly flammable process fluids via heat exchangers. They consume large quantities of fuel, produce large quantities of emissions and are a potentia...
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Special Emphasis Feature: Gas Detection for Flammable Gases Liquefied Under Pressure

Special Emphasis Feature: Gas Detection for Flammable Gases Liquefied Under Pressure
 See the bottom of this message for an offer of a complimentary 3-4 hour training seminar (professional development hour certificates provided) on fire and gas mapping using Kenexis Effigy software, with a 60 day trial license of the software included. Many industries utilize flammable gases that are held as a liquid under pressure, but if rel...
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The Cooling Tower Trifecta Prevents Downtime

The Cooling Tower Trifecta Prevents Downtime
This equipment and these 3 techniques help keep your cooling tower operating at peak efficiency, avoid downtime, and ensure high-quality water for plant personnel: pH. To keep the pH correct in your cooling towers and dissolve the calcium carbonate that causes scaling, you probably use an acid addition like sulfuric. Dissolving scaling helps s...
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Join DMS at the ISA Pipeline Cajun Cookoff

Join DMS at the ISA Pipeline Cajun Cookoff
 The ISA Pipeline Cajun Cookoff promises to be a bit event with plenty to see and even more to eat!!! Come pay us a visit us at the DMS booth while your there. Details and parking instructions are provided below. We look forward to seeing you there.
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pH Water Treatment Tip from the Field

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There's a very tricky pH water treatment measurement that many people seem to struggle with. It's the kind of headache we commonly see in the field, but may not have been exposed to before now. In Tips from the Field, DMS shares unusual problems and how they were resolved.  We enjoy tackling unique issues in the field and always welcome the ch...
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Blackline Safety Increases Worker Safety with Real-Time Monitoring and Gas Detection

Blackline Safety Increases Worker Safety with Real-Time Monitoring and Gas Detection
Now Personal Gas Detectors Do More Than Just "BEEP"! A Personal Safety Monitor for Portable Gas Detection and Lone Worker Safety Real-Time Gas Detection Notifications:24/7 Wireless Monitored DeviceHigh and low gas alerts with GPS location for emergency responseTime-weighted average (TWA) & Short-term exposure limits (STEL)Bump, calibration...
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The Worst Kind of Hazard is a "No Awareness" Hazard

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DMS is in the safety business. We work in industries that are known to be dangerous, and without attention to safety precautions, lives are at stake. The worst kind of hazard is one where there's no awareness of the potential hazard. This Tip from the Field is that story. Fortunately, it had a good outcome. Co-owner and Vice President of DMS, Ray P...
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Flammable Solvents, Poor Ventilation and LEL Sensors Tip from the Field

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This Tip from the Field is about gas detection sensors in poorly ventilated rooms monitoring flammable solvents. Justin Denson, Regional Sales Manager for Texas City, Freeport and Sweeney, worked with a plant that had a small room where they stored containers of solvents. One sensor was constantly alarming, other LEL sensors were in readings, and t...
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Servomex - Extracting The Benefits Of Analyzer Remote Mounting

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Remote mounting is the solution in situations where the flange mount for your oxygen and combustibles analyzer is too hot for equipment, or the location is difficult to access or dangerous for personnel. In remote mounting, the sensor head is situated on a panel or cabinet away from the process, and is connected to the sample point via an insulated...
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