Opera is a 35 year old manufacturer of gas detection devices ideally suited for the HVAC industry. Based in Montreal, Quebec, Opera gas detectors are CSA listed for a wide variety of applications including:
Demand-based ventilation provides a safe clean environment and keeps energy costs in check. The most important source of indoor air pollution is the internal combustion engine. Among several toxic components, carbon monoxide is the most hazardous. Carbon monoxide is produced by gasoline and propane powered vehicles but to only a small degree in diesel engines. To measure and control the various toxins in diesel exhaust the most reliable indicator is nitrogen dioxide.
These catalytic bead type sensors feature a poison filter which reduces the risk of damage and prolongs life expectancy to up to 10 years.
Sensors are installed in compressor rooms within close proximity to compressors, close to the floor. Use series 60XX sensors and Opera 6000 control unit that is installed outside of the mechanical room at eye level to signal a potential risk to someone entering the room. Controller features a built in audible alarm and strobe.
When using nitrogen in cryogenic applications the gas displaces air and oxygen (normally 21.5 percent) resulting in asphyxiation risk.
Opera supplies gas detection systems for toxic and combustible industrial products, including solvents, ammonia, toluene, ethylene glycol, methyl-ethyl-keytone, paints, glues and alcohol.
Consult EP Sales Inc. for safety requirements for your application.
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