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Reliable Gas Detection Systems for Wood & Paper Processing

Precision Monitoring Solutions for the Pulp Industry

The Challenge

Mitigating toxic gas risks in wood and paper processing is imperative.

Wood and paper manufacturing facilities face significant safety challenges due to the presence of various toxic gases such as formaldehyde, chlorine dioxide, and sulfur dioxide. These gases can pose severe health risks to workers and can disrupt production processes if not properly monitored. Formaldehyde, used in adhesives and treatments, is highly toxic and carcinogenic. Chlorine dioxide, used in bleaching, can cause respiratory issues and skin irritation, while sulfur dioxide, produced during pulping, can be harmful if inhaled in high concentrations.

Common Toxic Gases and Their Hazards:

  • Formaldehyde: Highly toxic and carcinogenic, causing severe health issues.
  • Chlorine Dioxide (ClO2): Causes respiratory problems and skin irritation.
  • Sulfur Dioxide (SO2): Harmful if inhaled in high concentrations, causing respiratory distress.

Challenges for Wood and Paper Manufacturing Safety Professionals:

  • Complex Monitoring Requirements: Managing multiple toxic gases, each with specific detection and safety protocols.
  • Equipment Sensitivity and Reliability: Ensuring detection equipment is accurate and reliable in a manufacturing environment.
  • Compliance and Regulations: Meeting stringent industry safety standards and regulatory requirements demands significant effort and resources.
  • Risk Mitigation: Proactively identifying and addressing gas exposure risks to protect workers and ensure smooth production processes.
  • Operational Downtime: Preventing gas leaks and detection system failures to avoid interruptions in manufacturing operations.

The Solution

Improving safety in wood and paper processing with Interscan detectors.

Interscan’s gas detection systems are specifically engineered to meet the demanding requirements of the wood and paper manufacturing industry. Our advanced solutions provide precise, real-time monitoring of hazardous gases, ensuring the safety of your workforce and the efficiency of your operations. With our SensorExpress™ subscription service, you benefit from rapid sensor replacements, guaranteeing uninterrupted protection.

Our systems include automatic sensor delivery, active gas sampling for accurate detection, and high sensitivity to identify even minimal levels of toxic gases, providing early warnings of potential hazards. Trust Interscan for dependable gas detection that enhances your wood and paper manufacturing processes and maintains the highest safety standards in your facility.

Portable Gas Detection

GASD 8000

Portable Gas Detector

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Fixed Gas Detection


Fixed Point Gas Detection

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