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Nitrox Diving- Back to the basics!

What is Nitrox? Nitrox is a gas that is generally used for recreational diving. The gas is simply a mixture of oxygen and nitrogen, which in recreational diving terms, is sometimes referred to as ‘enriched air nitrox (EAN)’. The oxygen concentration in the air is normally around 21%, however the oxygen concentration in nitrox is higher. Nitrox refers to any … Continue reading

Bim Blog

What is BIM and why is it important?

  What is BIM? BIM (Building Information Modeling) is an intelligent 3D model-based process that gives architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) professionals the insight and tools to more efficiently plan, design, construct, and manage buildings and infrastructure. Architects are now, more than ever, looking to produce their drawings in sophisticated software including  Revit, SketchUp, Rhino3D, Archicad and Maya. These architectural … Continue reading

CO2 Incubator

What is a CO2 incubator and why do you need a CO2 detector?

What is a CO2 incubator? Laboratory incubators are often divided into two main markets, those that operate using gas and ungassed incubators which are also known as microbiological incubators.  Incubators in general are used to grow and maintain cell cultures with carbon dioxide gas used as a control over variables including temperature, humidity and pH levels. CO2 incubators are designed … Continue reading

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CO2 Sensors keeping everyone safe this FA Cup Final!

Football or soccer is well loved worldwide and with the final of the UK’s FA Cup quickly approaching, we can guarantee that you are getting ready, whatever your favourite team, for a busy weekend at your bars, pubs, restaurants, and of course stadiums! While you’re getting excited for your event we have one quick reminder for you: Are you CO2 … Continue reading

Soda

Why does soda taste better from a glass bottle?

There’s nothing quite like the first sip of soda from a glass bottle, and for some reason it tastes much better than it would from a plastic bottle or an aluminium can. This brings us to the question, is it all psychological effect or is there some kind of scientific reason behind it? Many soda companies insist that their drinks … Continue reading

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World Day for Health and Safety at Work: The CO2 Safety Edition

According to the International Labour Organisation, approximately 7,500 people die everyday due to work related accidents caused by unsafe or unhealthy conditions- that’s more than 2.7 million deaths per year! To support the World Day for Health and Safety at Work campaign, today’s blog is going to focus on the dangers of CO2 in the workplace and why you might … Continue reading

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How are the bubbles in your beer formed?

Bubbles are an essential part to your beer drinking experience, but how or why are they there? The answer to all of this is carbon dioxide (CO2)!   Why is CO2 in beer in the first place? CO2 is needed for the carbonation of beer which gives the popular beverage its distinctive element of bubbles. Carbonation, put simply, is carbon … Continue reading

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Distributor Spotlight: Tech Asia!

Tech Asia, an Analox Partner, are a technical diving company in the Philippines and Asia, providing ‘quality courses, diving, and support for technical diving at all levels, from simple Nitrox, all the way to full Trimix.’ As well as being technical diving specialists, Tech Asia the company offers local diving trips, the opportunity for international travel and expeditions, and attendance … Continue reading

Walk-in Cooler

The Importance of Walk-in Cooler Safety

Walk-in coolers are a common refrigerator which can be found in just about every restaurant and supermarket or grocery store. Businesses take many safety precautions surrounding their walk-in coolers, however the dangers of potential CO2 leaks are often disregarded. As walk-in coolers are small, air tight, rooms, a CO2 leak of any size could not only be very costly, if … Continue reading

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Analox returns to IBDEA for the 5th time

IBDEA the International Beverage Dispensing Equipment Association, was formed in 1971, as a platform for the beverage dispensing equipment industry to share and approach common industry-wide problems and information. Since then, IBDEA have hosted their annual conferences for those within the industry to do just that; to connect and stay acquainted with the changes and challenges within the beverage industry. … Continue reading