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Pellistor Sensor Sensitivity

The primary technology for detecting hydrocarbons are the pellistor sensors. Usually, these sensors are both reliable and cost-effective. They monitor the flammable levels of combustible gases.   However, there are times where it is advised in which the use of pellistors shouldn’t be used. Where other sensors, such as infrared, should be used.   Pellistor […]

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Life Span of a Sensor

Electrochemical sensors life span “Shelf life” and “operational life” are terms you may have heard before. These types of terms are widely used however, not everyone knows the detailed meaning behind them.   Shelf life   “Shelf life” in regard to this piece is the time between manufacturing the product and its initial operation.   […]

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Risks of Ignoring Your Data

A Recently news story about an oil worker found collapsed over an open hatch, dead, highlights the risks of ignoring your data. After the tragedy it was shown that the data logged on this personal gas detector could have saved him.   Important data Missed Not too long before, while sampling from a similar hatch, […]

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Hazards of Ammonia

The restricted use of Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) and hydrochlorofluorocarbon  (HCFC) gases within refrigeration and air conditioning system has caused an increased usage of ammonia. Using ammonia avoids the strong greenhouse effect which are prevalent with CFC and HCFC. However, this causes another issue most of the food that we consume will have spent time stored in […]

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We Supply & Service Gas Detection for the Shipping & Marine Industry

The name Riken Keiki has long been associated with the marine industry. As the Australasian agent for Riken Keiki we are able to provide calibration services for all shipping clients, as well as keeping many of the marine instruments on the shelf for quick supply. We also specialise in ensuring we have marine calibration gas […]

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Monitoring for Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

Carbon dioxide (CO2) gas is commonly used in the manufacture of popular beverages.  So what is carbon dioxide, why is it dangerous and why do we have to monitor it carefully? Properties of CO2 Carbon dioxide occurs naturally in our atmosphere at very low concentrations and we produce it when we breathe out. However, it […]

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The Ultimate Telco Solution Kit

To meet the demands of telecommunication professionals working on the NBN across Australia, Control Equipment Pty Ltd has put together a complete Telco Solution kit. This kit includes a GX-2009 four gas confined space monitor, 220 VAC wall charger, 3 meter hose & probe, and a hard carry case to protect these items from potential […]

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GX-2009 Confined Space Monitor

The GX-2009 is the lightest and smallest four gas monitor on the market. Weighing only 130 grams, this instrument fits in the palm of your hand and is light enough to be attached to your belt. This device has the ability to simultaneously monitor and display combustibles, oxygen, carbon monoxide, and hydrogen sulphide. The GX-2009 […]

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Bump testing and servicing your gas detector

Gas detectors can be exposed to harsh environments during their lifetime, which is why it is important that these devices are regularly bump tested and serviced by a trained professional. We cannot stress the importance of bump testing and servicing your gas detector every 6 months or the manufacturers recommendation. Without this regular maintenance the […]

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Celebrating 40 years in business

Established in 1977, we are proud to announce that this year is Control Equipment’s 40 year anniversary. As one of Australia’s most trusted gas detection companies, we have always had the belief that customers deserve a reliable source for advanced gas detection equipment, as well as solutions to specific gas monitoring applications. From the beginning, […]

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