Open Path Gas Detection Consideration Services- MSA Safety

by MSA Deutschland GmbH

  • Faster detection of gas leaks
  • Increased probability of alarming in a voting system
  • Reduction of both the OPEX and installation cost of the system
  • Fewer detector inputs reduce the size of the control system
  • MSA Safety specializes in providing open path gas detection consideration services
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Open Path Gas Detection Considerations – MSA Safety

  • MSA’s fire and gas mapping is a solution that assists in the evaluation of flame and gas risks within a processing facility and reducing these risks towards an acceptable risk profile.
  • Fire and gas mapping considers the application, sensor technologies, detector placement, zoning, probability of alarming with voting and non-voting systems, and the best measurement range to achieve the highest possible detection coverage – ultimately determining the optimal number of detectors.
  • Fire and gas mapping includes placing of detectors in appropriate locations to achieve the best possible detection coverage.
  • Fixed flame and gas detector systems are designed and installed to protect large and complex areas filled with process equipment from risks of combustible or toxic gas leaks, explosions and flames.
  • For these systems to be effective, it is important that they offer a high likelihood of detecting the presence of flame and gas hazards within monitored process areas.
  • Determining the optimal quantity and location of flame and gas detectors is therefore critical to ensure the detection system’s effectiveness.

 

Key benefits

  • When selecting the Open Path Gas Detector with ppm.m and LEL.m measuring ranges, the benefits over the traditional LEL.m only detectors are:
    • Faster detection of gas leaks
    • Increased probability of alarming in a voting system
    • Potential to reduce the number of detectors to achieve the desired probability of detection/alarming
    • Reduction of both the OPEX and installation cost of the system
    • Fewer detector inputs reduce the size of the control system
  • Learn more about MSA’s mapping capabilities and how MSA’S products can help in optimising your design (know more)

Contact us

  • If you would like to verify your existing system, or are looking for advice on a new solution, please get in touch with MSA Safety’s specialists by filling in the contact vendor form.

Service Guide

Service Guide: Fire & Gas Mapping Design

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    Founded in 1914, MSA Safety is a global leader in the design and manufacture of safety products that protect people, equipment and the environment. With a worldwide sales and service network, we equip international customers from all sectors of the oil and gas, petrochemical, fire, construction, mining, military, automotive, power generation and wastewater industries and many more. We equip your hydrogen project with the right gas and flame detection system for maximum protection against explosive, flammable and toxic gases.

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