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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
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
What is Helium? (He) Helium is the second element on the periodic table. It is a colourless an odourless gas yet it has a number of uses, some of which may surprise you! Helium gas is literally ‘lighter-than-air’ due to its extremely low density, which explains its most well-known use; decorative balloons. Helium’s presence on earth was confirmed … Continue reading
Advanced Marine, a valued distributor of Analox, has been Southeast Asia’s leading supplier of commercial diving, survey, ROV and subsea equipment for over 35 years. Keen to offer a wide range of products for its customer’s benefit, Advanced Marine stock a catalogue of diving equipment from over 40 OEMs (original equipment manufacturers). Included are several of Analox’s industry standard … Continue reading
Oxygen is the only gas we breathe that supports life. In the air a normal concentration of oxygen is 21%, while the rest of the atmosphere is made up of 78% nitrogen and trace gases. Inert gases such argon and helium, as well as nitrogen, are not toxic, but they do not support human breathing and reduce levels of … Continue reading
We've been racking up the air miles!
Analox Sensor Technology have had a busy year presenting at exhibitions and conferences across the globe, and October/November were no exception. The team attended two major exhibitions; DEMA Show and the IMCA Annual Seminar. Analox at DEMA Show 2015 The US Analox Sensor Technology team attended DEMA Show 2015 from 4 to 7 November at the Orange County Convention Centre in … Continue reading
Is 'Scuba Diver' an 8-bit hit? Find out in our review...
There are a significant number of gamers at Analox across newer platforms such as XBox One, PS4 and WiiU but there are also a few retro gamers too still enjoying the original Gameboy, Atari ST and others. Some of the industries we serve have provided the inspiration for many video games over the years so we thought we’d write a … Continue reading
We're diving into DEMA next week!
Analox Sensor Technology will be at the DEMA show 2015 from the 4 to 7 November 2015, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. This year will be the 12th time we’ve attended the DEMA exhibition, one of the largest Diving Equipment and Marketing Associations in the world. The sport diving industry is one we hold dear to … Continue reading
A helium atom walks into a bar and the bartender says "we don't serve noble gases here." Helium doesn't react.
Throughout 2014 an international helium shortage was causing major supply disruptions around the globe. Many customers in healthcare, pharmaceuticals, commercial diving, science, defence and the semiconductor industry were struggling to find reliable sources at any price. And despite the 2013 US Government’s Helium Stewardship Act, the market was unable to meet demand. In October 2014 Analox published this letter: ‘Helium … Continue reading
Getting ready to dive below the Artic sea
The Under the Pole team have finally arrived at Unummannaq Bay where the team will leave the boat over winter as it becomes surrounded by ice. Now placed deep within the bay at a small town called Ikerasak, ideally located for the team as this is a zone where the ice is particularly firm for more than five months over … Continue reading