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Article archive for Ion Science;

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High-performance sensors underpin the quality of occupational safety equipment 11 September 2023

Global regulations state that employers have a duty of care to protect the health, safety and welfare of employees. It is therefore critically important to keep workers’ occupational exposure to harmful gases within permissible limits. The following article explains how, for businesses that handle hazardous vapours, failure to comply with this duty can have disastrous consequences, and why it is so important to deploy trustworthy sensing technology to protect industrial health and safety....

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Protecting you against the hazards of benzene! 24 January 2023

The only way to carry out a risk assessment for benzene exposure is to monitor quantitatively. Benzene evaporates easily and most people can detect its distinctive smell at concentration between 2.5 and 5 ppm in air, but occupational exposure limits are typically 1 ppm and will soon be reducing to…...

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Tiger XT – The new generation of VOC detectors 22 November 2022

The Tiger XT line-up retains all of the attributes of the well-established and trusted Tiger range including the award-winning MiniPID 2 sensor with its patented fence electrode technology, in an even stronger exterior moulding. Each Tiger XT product has a humidity-resistant, anti-contamination design and an exterior semi-conductive thermoplastic elastomer outer moulding, making it intrinsically safe....

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Protecting worker health and wellbeing on oil and gas pipelines 12 August 2022

Protecting workers is a requirement of any employer or workplace, but when your industry involves hazardous materials, difficult or dangerous working scenarios or risk of exposure to harmful compounds, the stakes are much higher....

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Protection against Hydrogen Sulfide exposure: Single gas detection monitoring and ARA Dock4 16 June 2022

Despite advances in health and safety strategies and personal protective equipment (PPE), hydrogen sulfide was still responsible for 46 worker deaths between 2011 and 2017, according to the USA Bureau of Labour Statistics. Mitigating the risk of hydrogen sulfide exposure is something ION Science is keen to emphasise....

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Safety and consistency delivered by advanced sensor technology 17 May 2022

Sensor technology supports the semiconductor industry by enabling consistency and uniformity, while at the same time protecting those working directly on the fabrication process, and off-site emissions that can potentially impact local communities....

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ION Science wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation for MiniPID Sensors 26 April 2022

ION Science is delighted to have won the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise, in the category of Innovation, for its pioneering MiniPID sensors. The award is the highest recognition of business excellence across Britain and endorses the commercial success of ION’s innovative technology. ION’s industry-leading PID (photo-ionisation detection) technology offers unparalleled VOC detection, helping users protect lives and preserve the environment....

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Protecting against benzene exposure: Supporting staff, the environment and public health 29 November 2021

ION Science, the UK’s leading OEM for PID (photoionisation detection) technology, VOC (volatile organic compound) gas analysis, and monitoring, is an expert in protecting against benzene exposure. Working with a variety of industries that use benzene in their applications, ION Science has developed an experienced team who are able to advise, protect and manage benzene exposure in a range of situations....

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Hunting Leaks and Fugitive Emissions Volatile Organic compounds using EPA Methods 21 23 November 2021

Leak detection is an essential component of risk management as it allows the operator to respond quickly to leaks and prevent further escalation of incidents. Having a robust detection system capable of detecting leaks at an early stage can bring many benefits such as less costly repairs, limiting downtime, helping with demonstrating compliance, reducing fugitive emissions, and protecting the working environment of workers and neighbours....

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Delivering products for life and safety protection wherever needed 17 November 2021

Delivering products for life and safety protection wherever needed, no matter what, thanks to exceptional service from ION Science. Ensuring that products reach customers on time is critical, but more so for those dealing in products designed to help keep workplaces and staff safe. ION Science has dedicated significant time and resource to creating a network of reliable distributors around the globe, supported by knowledgeable technical staff....