Analox and Gas Monitor Point
Meet the team! Mel and Matt from Analox and Paul from Gas Monitoring Point.

Cheers to carbon dioxide detection! Northern Restaurant and Bar 2016

Analox Sensor Technology kick-started the exhibition season with a trip to the North-West to attend Northern Restaurant and Bar 2016. Northern Restaurant and Bar took place on Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 March at Manchester Central. It is the largest hospitality exhibition in the North-West of England and saw over 270 exhibitors and over 7000 visitors over the space of … Continue reading

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Dry ice by Toshiyuki Imai

Dry ice – a useful form of carbon dioxide, but still dangerous

In this blog post we look at how dry ice is formed, how it is used, and how it can be dangerous if used in confined spaces. Dry ice is useful for many things, including cleaning, refrigeration and even fog effects in theatres. However if it is if stored or used improperly it can be dangerous. What is dry ice? Dry … Continue reading

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Pint of beer
Has progressive beer duty contributed to an increase in microbreweries and cask ales?

The influence of Progressive Beer Duty in the UK

Forget fancy cocktails or a glass of prosecco, the most popular choice of drink in Britain is beer. And it’s no wonder, with more than 5,000 high quality beers to choose from. If you went into a pub and witnessed what people ordered, for every ten drinks, seven are likely to be beer, while the other three are usually wine, … Continue reading

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Beer bottles
Carbon dioxide in breweries - it's a bar keepers friend, but needs to be carefully monitored.

Greene King brewery gas leak – carbon dioxide in breweries

If you would like to know more about carbon dioxide and how gas leaks can affect your brewery or pub, contact Analox today. On Thursday 15 October 2015, a carbon dioxide leak occurred at the Greene King Brewery on an estate in Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk. Emergency services were sent to the incident and nearby residents were evacuated as … Continue reading

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Paul Smith on wheelbarrow duty in Ravne Tunnel in the Bosnian Valley of the Pyramids
Paul Smith on wheelbarrow duty in Ravne Tunnel in the Bosnian Valley of the Pyramids

Air monitoring in the Bosnian Valley of the Pyramids – Part 3 (September 2015)

Pushing a wheelbarrow full of gravel through a subterranean labyrinth in Bosnia might not be your idea of a holiday. The sun never shines in the tunnels, there’s no WiFi and they don’t serve cocktails. But it’s a lot more fun than you might think—especially when you’re working with a fascinating group of like-minded volunteers from all over the world. … Continue reading

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The Analox Aspida on tour
The Analox Aspida on tour

Air monitoring in the Bosnian Valley of the Pyramids – Part 2

In the first part of this series, ‘Air monitoring in the Bosnian Valley of the Pyramids—Part 1’, I recounted my trip to Visoko in March 2015. Bosnia and Herzegovina is a fascinating country and well worth going to—not only to experience Tunnel Ravne and the nearby Pyramids but also to see the fabulous landscape and enjoy the culture and hospitality … Continue reading

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l-r Mejra Kozlo Paul Smith Dr. Sam Semir Osmanagich
(l-r) Mejra Kozlo, Paul Smith, Dr. Sam Semir Osmanagich.

Air monitoring in the Bosnian Valley of the Pyramids – Part 1

It has all the ingredients of a thrilling novel or an exciting blockbuster movie: strange megalithic structures, sacred geometry, mysterious tunnels and a charismatic explorer on the trail of an ancient truth. But this is no work of fiction. In the fertile valley of Visoko, some 30 kilometres from Sarajevo, researchers and volunteers have spent the last ten years gradually … Continue reading

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Safe Work in Confined Spaces guidance
Make sure you know what to do when working in confined spaces.

Working in confined spaces – gas monitoring advice from the HSE

In December 2014 the UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) published the Third Edition of its Approved Code of Practice, ‘Safe work in confined spaces’. This updates the Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 with revised definitions and new examples. Of particular interest to Analox is the latest guidance on hypoxic (reduced oxygen) environments employed in fire suppression and food processing. Gaseous … Continue reading

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Tesco jumper
The neck hole costs extra...

What is added value?

We’ve probably all heard people referring to their “value added” service or product. Some of us have probably said it to our customers but what exactly does it mean? The UK supermarket Kwik Save launched a budget brand in the 1990s called “No Frills”. I believe they were the first to do this on a large scale and it was … Continue reading

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Pub15 exhibition
An exhibition dedicated to beer? We'll drink to that!

Analox at the PUB15 show – Brewing up new business

With an appetite for ideas and a taste for trade Analox’s thirsty sales team hit the tiles at Olympia West for PUB15, an exciting new two-day show aimed at the beverage and hospitality industry. PUB15’s inaugural event on the 18 and 19 of February featured seminars and exhibitions from breweries, pub chains, entertainment companies and service providers. This is the … Continue reading

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