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MINING: WHY MONITORING MATTERS

MINING: WHY MONITORING MATTERS According to the World Coal Association, there are around 892 billion tonnes of coal reserves worldwide, and coal production is showing no signs of slowing down. Ensuring the global workforce of coal miners are protected against workplace exposures should be a priority. Monitoring solutions have been enforced for many years, initially […]

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Methane Gas Leak Detection by Laser Beam

Control Equipment now offers gas detection instrumentation which uses cutting edge technologies to enable detection and identification of leaks from a distance with high degrees of accuracy.

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Hydrogen Sulphide – What You Need to Know

What is Hydrogen Sulphide?   Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) is a by-product of decomposition and industrial processes. It is found in natural gas, crude petroleum and volcanic gas. However, the industries most frequently exposed to H2S are Oil and Gas and wastewater treatment plants. The gas is produced by the breakdown of organic materials in the […]

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Oxygen – Is it Really Your Friend?

Oxygen – Is it Really Your Friend? Oxygen (O2) is an important part of our atmosphere and is a necessity to sustain life on our planet. Most people understand that if oxygen levels are low it is very dangerous to our health, however did you know that if oxygen levels become too high, this can […]

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Do we know what’s inside?

Every day our furniture industry can open 100’s of shipping containers without a thought of what may lurk inside.   You will have a consignment list of products that are inside the container, however, one of the most important contents inside is not always on the list: the toxic Fumigation Gas (also known as a […]

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Have you ever thought of hiring a Gas Monitor?

Is this you? Need to use a gas monitor for a few days or weeks Don’t have the budget to buy a new gas monitor Don’t need the ongoing maintenance costs associated with owning your own gas monitor Not sure which gas monitor to buy Maybe you need to look into hiring a unit.   […]

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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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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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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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Why is Carbon Monoxide such a dangerous gas?

Similar to carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide is also a colourless and odourless gas.  Commonly known as “The Silent Killer”, Carbon monoxide is sourced from gas stoves, furnaces, appliances, automobiles, and fireplaces. The effects of carbon monoxide vary among different people, depending on their age and health. Comfort Exposure to low levels of CO is commonly […]

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What is Carbon Dioxide?

  Carbon Dioxide is a gas that is both colourless and odourless. Not only is CO2 produced naturally in the environment, but it can also be created. CO2 can be created through human activities like burning gasoline, oil, coal, and wood. Respiration increases the level of CO2 in air as an individual exhales.   Comfort The measure […]

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Introducing our Control Equipment Tunnel Sensors

The Control Equipment Tunnel Sensors can be used as part of an air quality management system for ventilation control and/or secondary smoke detection within a traffic tunnel or other confined space. Our range of Tunnel Sensors allow operators to run their tunnels efficiency whilst also protection motorists from vehicle pollution. Want to know a bit […]

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