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Volatile organic compounds detection

VOCs (volatile organic compounds) are a huge family of gases and gaseous substances, many of which are considered pollutant, toxic or even carcinogenic. Because of their volatile nature, they easily spread into the atmosphere. Thus it is necessary to get protected against them with detection and measurement devices such as a VOC detector (TVOC meter).

Detection of the volatile organic compounds

Volatile organic compounds (VOC) are natural or anthropogenic (manmade). Because of their volatile nature, they easily spread into the atmosphere and their toxicity requires particular monitoring with a VOC detection system.

  • volatile organic compounds detection – voc detector

    According to their nature, VOCs properties can vary. Their effects on health are different as well, from simple olfactory disturbance, irritations and breathing capacities reduction up to mutagenic disorders. VOC detection in toxicity using a VOC meter – rather than in explosive limits – is oftentimes recommended to measure present concentrations…

    Detecting volatile organic compounds can seem illogic. Indeed, even if VOCs can produce explosive mixtures with tens of thousands particles per million (ppm), their major hazard lie in their low concentration toxicity – around few tens of ppm…

  • fields of activities facing voc presence

    Because of the extremely large number of substances gathered in this group and their volatile nature, VOC levels can be monitored in many industrial sectors such as (non-exhaustive list):

    . Cosmetics industry: deodorants, disinfectants, nail polish or nail hardener.

    . Medical, paramedical & veterinary sectors: alcohol, bactericidal and insecticides.

    . Food industry: disinfectants.

    . Paper industry: oranges packaging, paper for computers.

    . Industries and usage of printer paint and ink (preservative).

    . Plastic industry: manufacture and use of glues and adhesives.

    . Textile industry: smoothing agents, whitewashing of colored textiles.

    . Leather and fur industry: conservation and leather tanning, preservative.

    . Building disinfection: household products, detergents.

    . Horticulture and agriculture: bactericidals, fungicides and herbicides.

    . Photography: stabilizers and fixers

    . Diesel motor gas emissions.

    . Fumes from wood, coal and polyethylene combustion.

    . Fuel and oil refinery.

Our VOCs gas detectors :

Colorimetric tubes

The colorimetric gas detection tube system is a simple and accurate solution composed by a manual sampling pump and a specific gas detection tube. They are designed for use together.

  • Gas detector tubes Colorimetric tube
  • Accurate: the sampling pump features a mechanical accuracy piston which creates a vacuum then enables direct reading on the colored tube (colorimetric tube)
  • Swift: one or two pump strokes are enough to draw sample and the value can be directly read on the tube
  • User-friendly: no knowledge, no specific process and no technical competence are required

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Portable special gas detector PAC 8000

The PAC® 8000 portable gas detector can accurately monitor concentrations of special gases like phosgene (COCl2), organic vapors (OV), carbon dioxide (CO2), ozone (O3) and nitrogen oxide (NO).

  • The Drager PAC 8000 portable special gas detector
  • Can detect lower gas concentrations (starting at 0.01 ppm for COCl2).
  • Intuitive operation with large backlit display.
  • Data recording (concentration levels and alarm events).
  • 360° alarm (90 dB signal, LED lights, vibrating alarm).
  • ATEX, CE, IECEx, cCSAus approved.

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VOC detector CUB

Featuring PID technology (photo-ionization sensor) and designed for organic vapor detection, the CUB COV detector (for volatile organic compound) offers ppb or ppm VOC and TAC (total aromatic compound) measurements.

  • volatile organic compounds detector for VOC monitoring
  • Ultra-light, discrete, robust and easy to use
  • High sensitivity measurement (from 0.001 ppm depending on the version) and high reactivity (less than 5 seconds)
  • Alarm levels triggered by concentration levels (86 dB audible alarm, LED and vibrating alarm)
  • Data-logging
  • ATEX, CE, IECEx, China, USA and Canada (class I, II, III, Division I) approved

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The MX6-VOC accurately measures presence of volatile organic compounds (VOC) in ambient air using a 10.6 eV PID photoionization lamp from 0 to 2,000 ppm in 0.1 ppm increment.

  • Portable gas detector MX6-VOC
  • Detection of many VOCs from 0 to 2,000 ppm
  • Serial sampling pump for remote samples
  • STN color LCD graphic display
  • User-friendly menu for easy access
  • Certifications: IECEx/ATEX : EEx ia d IIC T4
  • Additional information
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Volatile organic compounds detector – TVOC

The TVOC is a VOC (volatile organic compounds) detector with stationary photoionization for continuous accurate measurements.

  • Détecteur de COV (composés organiques volatils) TVOC
  • PID sensor: 10.6 eV lamp and Ion Science technology
  • Power supply: 5 to 23 VDC and 4-20 mA or IS 8 – 30 VDC output
  • 4 digit LCD display, 4 alarm colored LED
  • Measuring range: from 0 to 100 ppm and from 100 to 1,000 ppm
  • ATEX approved for use in hazardous areas
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