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Ensuring Launch Site Safety with Precision Gas Detection

Cutting-edge Monitoring for Rocket Propellant Gases

The Challenge

Managing toxic gas hazards in aerospace operations is essential.

Rocket propellant gases are highly volatile and present significant safety challenges in aerospace operations. These, along with other common toxic gases such as hydrazine, ammonia, and carbon monoxide, pose severe health risks and operational hazards if not properly monitored.

Common Toxic Gases:


  • Hydrazine: Highly toxic and carcinogenic, causing severe respiratory issues and skin burns.
  • Ammonia: Can result in respiratory distress and skin irritation.
  • Carbon Monoxide: A colorless, odorless gas that can cause headaches, dizziness, and even death with prolonged exposure.


Challenges for Aerospace Safety Professionals:


  • Complex Monitoring Requirements: Managing multiple gases, each with specific detection and safety protocols.
  • Equipment Sensitivity and Reliability: Ensuring detection equipment is effective in harsh environments.
  • Compliance and Regulations: Meeting stringent regulatory standards requires significant effort and resources.
  • Risk Mitigation: Proactively identifying and addressing gas exposure risks.
  • Operational Downtime: Preventing gas leaks and detection system failures to avoid costly downtimes.

The Solution

Interscan provides accurate, reliable propellant gas monitoring.

Interscan’s gas detection solutions are engineered to meet the rigorous standards of the aerospace industry. We provide precise, real-time monitoring of rocket propellant gases, facilitating safe launches. Our systems, designed for rapid sensor replacement and backed by our SensorExpress™ service, ensure that aerospace facilities can maintain the highest safety measures without compromising mission timelines. With 0-downtime thanks to Interscan’s patent pending Interchange Sensor System, automatic and on-time sensor delivery, active gas sampling, and low-level sensitivity for early warning of leaks, Interscan detectors are the reliable choice for comprehensive gas monitoring.

Portable Gas Detection

GASD 8000

Portable Gas Detector

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Fixed Gas Detection


Fixed Point Gas Detection

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