FTA vs IR: Response Factors

The industry standard accuracy requirement for a flammable gas sensor is +/-10%. Response factors are therefore one of the most significant influences on accuracy, and can easily introduce large errors. Let's examine this concept when comparing FTA vs IR for process applications.

FTA vs IR: The Basics

Most flammable vapor analyzers respond differently to different vapors. Whenever the process solvent is changed, the analyzer must be either recalibrated or reprogrammed to ensure that it’s measurement of the new solvent vapor is still accurate. This creates a challenge when trying to measure a mixture of solvent vapors, especially when using narrow-banded infrared sensors. Now let's compare FTA vs IR for process applications.

FTA vs Catalytic: An Example

This month we've been comparing FTA vs Catalytic for process applications...now let's see it in action!

A customer of ours who produces high performance materials, industrial specialty chemicals and coating solutions, was using a catayltic sensor where a flammability analzyer would be more beneficial.

Competitive Displacement: InfraRed Technology

Our discussion with Debra Hall, our Director of Sales, on Competitive Displacement in flammability Monitoring continues this week (read Part 1 Here): 

Part 2: Competition – InfraRed Technology 

Lowering Fuel Costs in your Oxidizer

Being safe. Check. Saving Energy. Check. Lowering Fuels Costs? Let's discuss how this too can be checked off our list of achievements that come from adding an LFL Analyzer to your oxidizer.

Hydrogen Sensors: An Asset to Safety Programs

Last week we discussed installing an area monitoring sensor system to monitor for Hydrogen, let’s look at what exactly they can offer:

Still Unsure? For added security, install a sensor system.

We've talked about why it's important to use Hydrogen in conjunction with your LFL Analyzer and how Hydrogen has been used commercially for many years with great results, but your still unsure about its use in your plant. There is another opt

What is on the Horizon?

As we say goodbye 2014 , here are a few thoughts from Debra Hall, our Sales Director:

"As we take this time to reflect on the 2014 year, I would like to say “Thank You” to all of our customers, employees and readers for giving us all another year of great memories, fantastic stories and allowing us to make a difference in the lives of you all!

Measure and Control the Demands of a Flare Stack Application

Flare stacks are often used to dispose of the waste products from batch chemical processes. Their waste streams may contain many components such as ethylene, propylene, natural gas, mineral spirits, ethyl acetate, ethanol, hydrogen, isobutyl acetate and isobutanol, to name a few. Not only are these streams complex but the production units are often high-volume continuous processes that operate 24 hours, seven days a week. On top of these intense conditions is the fact that you must also meet certain state and federal regulations. How’s that for demanding!