The metaphorical saying “life is a gas” brings new meaning in this millennium, notably global warming with environmental concerns placing further importance on gas analyzers. These devices detect and monitor unwanted levels of various gases. They provide a safety net against unseen or odorless gases escaping from furnaces, vehicles and other types of equipment.
The marketplace is primarily growing due to governmental regulations prohibiting certain levels of emissions. A vehicle exhaust gas analyzer plays an important role but other types exist with specific functions. When looking for a gas analyzer note the following:
1. Consider the various gas analyzers your business requires in respect to handheld, portable or bench top models.
2. Look at gas analyzers for sale based on your budget; note that portable and bench tops each cover low- to high-end pricing.
3. Select models dependent on function that include infrared, combustion, residual or exhaust gas analyzers.
Find an infrared gas analyzer to monitor CO2 or combined CO2/H2OConsider optical bench, portable or fixed models. Applications include vehicle emissions, combustion efficiency, stack gases, industrial process and various environmental monitoring.
Buy a combustion gas analyzer for monitoring installationsLocate leaks, measure flue gases, carbon monoxide and other gases with a small handheld or portable model.
Get a residual gas analyzer with processes your business requiresObtain vacuum system gas analysis with real-time PC software for mass spectra, vacuum processing, leak detection and pressure versus time readouts.
Purchase an exhaust gas analyzer to detect engine emission problemsCheck out CO emissions for internal combustion engines using gasoline, diesel, propane or natural gas. Applications for vehicle exhaust gas analyzers include autos, snowmobiles, forklifts, sweepers and other types.
- CO2 and O2 measurements from exhaust gas analyzers not only provide emissions data but also give insight into the engine's combustion chamber. A highly efficient engine produces higher readings for CO2. Engine problems typically show lower CO2 readings. When buying a vehicle exhaust gas analyzer get a 4- or 5-gas model.