Photoionisation detectors (PIDs) are considered the optimal choice when detecting VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds). In simple terms, PID detectors use ultraviolet light to break down and ionize a sample of VOC gas.
As the sample surrenders the electrons it acquired during the ionization process, the detector records the flow of electrons relative to the amount of gas present. This can then be processed to supply a gas reading.
There are different ionization potentials for various VOC gases. International Gas Detectors (IGD) can supply clients with a 10.6 EV PID sensor which has the capacity to measure 700+ VOC gases and vapors.
Isobutylene is used as a stable and safe calibration gas with readily available cross calibration factors to relate to the gas that is being evaluated.
IGD possesses over 100 years of dedicated gas detection experience and more than 20 years of manufacturing, supplying and servicing PID detectors. Therefore, customers can rest assured they will be supplied with the very best service and support available.
As dedicated specialists in gas detection, you can be safe in the knowledge that IGD offers the highest level of safety advice and equipment recommendations from an expert source. IGD offers free training on all its products, as well as supplying demonstration units for portable monitors.
The company is a CPD accredited source and has a team that covers all of the UK and Ireland, as well as delivering online and in-person training sessions. Moreover, IGD proudly possesses one of the largest distributor and partner networks across the industry.
This ensures that customers and clients receive the highest quality PID detectors with access to expert training on PID detectors, wherever they are located, directly from the manufacturer. Check out IGD’s new, sophisticated range of fixed and portable PID detectors below:
IGD – Setting a new standard for PID detection, with noticeably better VOC detection.
Multi Gas Monitor – POLI Monitor. Image Credit: International Gas Detectors Ltd
Portable VOC Gas Detector – PID NEO. Image Credit: International Gas Detectors Ltd
VOC CHUM™ – Portable VOC Monitor. Image Credit: International Gas Detectors Ltd
PID NEO Benzene – Portable Benzene Detector. Image Credit: International Gas Detectors Ltd
TOC-750X Photoionisation Detector. Image Credit: International Gas Detectors Ltd
TOC-750 Addressable PID VOC Detector. Image Credit: International Gas Detectors Ltd
TOC-750S Sampling PID Detector. Image Credit: International Gas Detectors Ltd
TOC-903 Standalone PID Gas Detector. Image Credit: International Gas Detectors Ltd
About International Gas Detectors Ltd
International Gas Detectors (IGD) develops, manufacture and market a complete range of gas detection products to protect people and plant against gas hazards in industry, research and commercial applications.
IGD have been specialists in gas detection technology for over 90 years, since the company’s establishment in 1917. Our Gas Monitoring products, which can be found worldwide, are manufactured in the UK to ensure that the highest quality is achieved.
We offer a vast and versatile product range with detector heads for every possible environment. Pioneering the use of addressable gas detection systems IGD today offer the latest networked systems. Our latest addressable gas detection systems network using IGD’s Sentinel+ 2-Wire protocol for enhanced operation and security. IGD is the home of addressable gas detection but we still offer legacy analogue detectors used to interface to older systems.
Our Addressable Gas Detection technology has been utilised extensively for the last 15 years in all industries from Offshore and Onshore Oil and Gas Industry through to Construction, Building Management and Ventilation.
International Gas Detectors Ltd also provides a variety of installation, calibration, commissioning and repair services to keep your personnel and plant safe. Not only do we present on-going traceable calibration and maintenance for our own gas detection systems but also those from other major brands of detection equipment.
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