Wireless Fire, Gas Detection Solutions

February 2018, Vol. 245, No. 2

Thinking beyond the wire has become reality for fire and gas detection solutions. A recently successful cost-savings wireless project required multiple open path gas detection (OPGD) monitors, installed at various heights, around a new process unit. The OPGD system is set up to measure C1-C8 hydrocarbon gases. The wireless signal is transmitted to a wireless wave relayer for alarming and evacuation of the new unit. A control system, located away from the unit excavation, receives the wireless signals from the OPGD for local alarm screens, zoning, data logging and network sharing. There are several steps…

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