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Wireless Gas Monitoring : Advantages and Ever present need

Advantages Because the HART protocol is so prevalent,WirelessHART has many advantages, but other proprietary communications protocols may have their advantages as well. They would require the end user to own the vendor specific gateway or controller and to utilize their … Continue reading

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Wireless Gas Monitoring : Application in Temporary situations & Operating Issues

Application in Temporary Situation In some cases it may be necessary to monitor gas in situations in which the cost of setting up a wired solution is completely unfeasible. A planned maintenance turnaround, for example, might involve activities which could … Continue reading

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Wireless Gas Monitoring : Applications

Unlike wired gas detection systems, which have expensive infrastructure requirements, wireless systems can be deployed just about anywhere there is a potential for a gas leak. The most likely applications include remote and local detection, temporary situations and monitoring to … Continue reading

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Wireless Gas Monitoring : The wireless connection

Wireless technology removes the physical and economic barriers associated with wired gas detection devices. It can save up to 90 percent of installed cost and time and can be applied in both field and plant networks, detecting leaks that might not … Continue reading

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Wireless Gas Monitoring : Gas detection system architecture

Gas detection is a power-hungry operation, so the main system must be wired to a power source. The cost of such systems, including the cost of planning, design and running conduits for power and signal wires, trenching, and other installation … Continue reading

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Wireless Gas Monitoring : The emerging solution for improving plant safety.

Industrial processes such as oil and gas production facilities, refining, chemical production and power generation often involve toxic and combustible gases, which can create serious hazards if they escape into the air. Toxic hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and combustible methane (CH4) … Continue reading

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Mechanical Switch Upgrades Made Easy

When considering upgrading the electro-mechanical switches that have been in service for many years, the task can seem daunting. These 2-wire alarm and shutdown devices have served the plant well for many years. Many of the switches have been in … Continue reading

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