Commercial refrigeration are now moving to use carbon dioxide as their choice for refrigerant gas, due to its low global warming potential. However CO2 is a toxic gas under UK COSHH and US OSHA regulations. This means you need to have systems in place to monitor for any Co2 leaks. Importantly those visiting commercial refrigeration sites need to protect themselves from the toxic effects of CO2. Our article addresses this issue and why you need a portable CO2 detector and our iGAS CO2 portable monitor.
Cold room units (or walk-in freezers) are an integral part of the food and beverage processing industries. Typical refrigerant gases include carbon dioxide, ammonia, and hydrocarbons such as propane, isobutane and propylene. Older cold storage solutions still use freon gases such as R134a. Thus, a versatile range of gas detection solutions are required for cold storage applications.
Read our article to learn more.