Fixed Gas & Flame Detection

What You Should Know About NFPA 72®

Because NFPA 72 is a vital part of fire and gas safety, it’s important for industrial organizations that are concerned with fire protection and life safety hazards to understand the critical changes within the code; especially changes that have occurred over the past several years.

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Hydrogen: Big Potential, Big Safety Challenges – Are You Ready?

Best practices, safety measures, and detection technologies for working safely with hydrogen.

Wastewater Treatment: Why Monitoring Wet Wells Is Crucial to Staying Compliant with NFPA Code 820

Is your facility doing everything it can to ensure compliance with NFPA Code 820? Specifically, is it effectively monitoring wet wells for potentially lethal (and often invisible) combustible gases? Keep reading to learn more.

Using Layers of Protection for Ethylene Safety

Widely available and transportable, ethylene gas (C2H4) is becoming a preferred resource around the world. Its versatility makes it suitable for a variety of applications ranging from power generation to...

How FieldServer Gateway Technology Can Help Improve Hazard Detection and Worker Safety

The new HazardWatch FX-12 Fire and Gas Detection System, when installed with a FieldServer ProtoAir gateway and connected to the MSA Grid cloud platform, empowers safety personnel to make better, faster decisions.

Can a Fire and Gas System be Considered a Safety Instrumented System?

There has been much industry debate over the categorization of Fire and Gas Systems (FGS) as Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS), especially as the concept of functional safety matures in the marketplace and compliance to IEC 61508 / 61511 standards is more prevalent. Read our blog to learn more.

What Safety Integrity Level (SIL) Means and How to Calculate It

The global importance of Safety Integrity Levels (SIL) has grown substantially in the process industries over the years. However, SIL is still a complex concept that often is misinterpreted and incorrectly implemented. Read our latest blog post to get a better understanding of what SIL means and how it is calculated.

Best Practices for Installing a Gas and Flame Detection System

When installing a new fixed flame and/or gas detection system, it’s critical that this installation is done properly and operate safely. Check out our latest blog post for some best practices to consider when getting a new detection system installed, commissioned, and operating to deliver 24/7 year-round protection.

Flame Detection Design 101

Optical flame detectors are proven performers in helping to protect people and equipment high-hazard areas and processes, but where do you start in deciding what system is right for you? Read this article to learn more about flame detection design.

A Review Of The Gas Detection Technologies Available To You

As every application has a unique set of variables, it’s good to know that there are a variety of gas detection technologies designed to meet these unique applications. Learn more about the technologies available to you.