Gas Detection in Distilleries

Gas Detection in Distilleries

Total Instrument Control has over 35 years of providing quality industrial instrumentation, automation and control equipment to many of Tasmania’s industrial sites, including the food and beverage industry. 

Running a distillery is not without its challenges and risks. The process of making hard alcohol, such as whiskey, bourbon and gin can be dangerous with the potential for a fire occurring from the release of flammable compounds such as ethanol which becomes explosive at 3.1% volume in air. (AS/NZS 80079.20.1)

During the distillation process, the heated wash vapourises the alcohol, which is condensed and then cooled. If not properly ventilated, ethanol can build up during this process in tanks, fermenters, stills and other equipment.

A single spark can ignite a fire or explosion, especially when flammable gases or vapours are present. It is vital to ensure reliable detection equipment with relevant IECEx certification for use in hazardous areas is used to detect leaks and buildups, to protect assets and staff.

One to Four Gas Personal Monitor

Smallest One to Four Gas Personal Monitor

The GX-3R one to four gas personal monitor picks up where the GX-2009 left off. The GX-3R is the worlds smallest 4 gas personal monitor weighing only 110 games and can comfortably be worn within a workers breathing zone (55mm W x 64mm H x 26mm D).
3 Year warranty
Simultaneous detection of 4 gases
LEL, O2, H2S & CO
Smallest / Lightest 4 gas monitor on the market (55mm W x 64mm H x 26mm D), approx. 100 g
Simple 2-button operation
Alarms: audible, visual, & vibration
3 user adjustable alarm levels
Impact resistant body
with removable rubber boot
Large LCD Auto-backlit display
25 hours of operation (Lithium-ion battery)
40 hours in long-life mode
Field replaceable sensors & filters
Water and dust resistant design, IP68
Non-Compliance indicator

Single Gas Detector O2/H2S/CO/LEL

Single Gas Detector O2/H2S/CO/LEL – 03 Series

Individuals need personal protection in hazardous areas at all times without  adding  extra  bulky  equipment. This is why the 03 Series can provide that kind of protection at an affordable price. The GP‐03 is a personal single gas monitor, designed for protection from exposure to combustible hydrocarbons (LEL).
Detects for Combustibles
Operates 35 or 30 hrs on alkaline/Ni-MH
Pocket size and weighs only 80 grams
Impact, dust, and water resistant (IP‐67)
Replaceable rubber boot
Data log from 5 to 300 hours with adjustable intervals
Audible / visual / vibration alarms
Automatic backlight
Peak Hold, STEL & TWA
Low battery alarm
Intrinsically safe, IECEX

One to Five Gas Personal Monitor

One to Five Gas Personal Monitor

The GX-3R Pro is the worlds smallest 5 gas monitor weighting only 129 grams and fits in the palm on your hand (73 W x 65 H x 26 D mm). It simultaneously monitors and displays up to 5 different gases.
Simultaneous detection of 5 gases
LEL, O2, H2S, CO, and HCN/NO2/PH3/SO2/CO2
Smallest / Lightest 5 gas monitor on the market (73mm W x 65mm H x 26mm D), approx. 129 g
Dual Audible alarm ports
(95 db @ 30cm)
3 visual alarm LED’s
Vibration alarm
IP68 Waterproof / dust-proof design
Non-compliance indicator
Large capacity cataloguing standard
Impact resistant body
with removable rubber boot
Large LCD Auto-backlit display
25 hours of operation (Lithium-ion battery)
40 hours in long-life mode
Non-Compliance indicator
3 Year warranty

Handheld One to Six Gas Personal Detector with Smart Sensors

Handheld One to Six Gas Personal Detector with Smart Sensors

The GX-6000 – the long awaited 6 gas personal monitor is finally here. This instrument is the lightest and smallest 6 gas monitor created, weighing in at only 600 grams with the rubber boot and all. Check out the brochure today and give one of our sales technicians a call to find out more!.
Multi gas detection‐ 1 to 6 gases
Smart sensor—PID, EC, IR, OS
World smallest & lightest 6 gas monitor
Interchangeable power source Li‐Ion / Alkaline
Wide operation temp ‐20°C to 50°C
High water & dust proof level IP67
Various approvals IECEx, ATEX
Docking station SDM‐6000
New functions Full dot LCD / man down / panic alarm / LCD inversion / LED flashlight

Highly Accurate Combustible Gas Sensor

Highly Accurate Combustible Gas Sensor Kit – KR61-0203-02RKTR

The KR61-0203-02RKTR Sensor configuration consist of a 3-wire sensor, amplifier and enclosure with terminal strips. The combustible gas sensor type KR61-0203-02RKTR, for diffusion sensing, is highly reliable and designed to give extended service.
Long life of 3 to 5 years
Increased stability
Retro fits all existing installations
New duct mount feature
Compatible with Beacon controllers
SAA Approved

2 Channel Wall Mount Gas Detection Controller

This low cost fixed system controller is designed to accept up to two points of gas detection. It is capable of connecting directly to a variety of gas sensors. The Beacon 200 can also accept any 4-20 mA transmitter (2 or 3 wire, 24 VDC).
Simultaneous readout on 2 channels
Two alarm levels per channel
Discrete and common relays
NEMA 4X enclosure
4 – 20 mA outputs
Proven, long life sensors for a wide variety of gases
Accepts any 4 – 20 mA transmitter input
Easy to install, operate and expand
Intrinsically safe design
Min/max display

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