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Bartender pouring beer from a dispenser which uses gas for pressure.
Commercial gases are used commonly in areas where humans are often working including leisure facilities like bars, restaurants, swimming pools, theatres and sporting stadiums. Carbon dioxide (CO2) and nitrogen (N2) are often used in the soft drink carbonation process and as a pressure tool in dispensing beverages. Why do I need to monitor gas levels? Although small amounts of CO2 … Continue reading
If you are a business in the United States using CO2 in the workplace it is important to keep your staff and customers safe. You can do this by complying with the CO2 exposure limits outlined in safety standards throughout the US. Don’t know what they are? This blog will clarify how you can meet US regulations to ensure the … Continue reading
The annual International Beverage Dispensing Equipment Association (IBDEA) conference recently took place in Orlando, Florida and Analox were there to talk rules, regulations and all things gas related. The IBDEA is an international non-profit trade association representing companies that sell, lease, rent, manufacture and service beverage dispensing equipment and supplies. IBDEA was formed in 1971 as the National Soda Dispensing … Continue reading
Where there are bubbles, there could be trouble... Protect your restaurant with a carbon dioxide monitor.
If you have read any of our previous blogs on carbon dioxide (CO2), you will understand how important it is to have a carbon dioxide monitor in areas where you store or use this type of gas. Unfortunately there are still establishments such as restaurants which fail to use them, and in one recent incident, it was proven just how … Continue reading
What do you call a nice french fry? A sweet potato!
[estimated read time: 3 minutes] We are always on the lookout for stories about incidents about gas leaks at Analox, and when we saw this news story appear in our inbox, we knew we had to investigate it in more detail. In early April, an employee at the Coon Rapids Burger King in Minneapolis received a phone call from someone … Continue reading
Keeping you safe from carbon dioxide, all over the world.
Analox is breaking into new markets after the first Ax60 carbon dioxide detector was installed in McDonalds in China. Analox have a global agreement with McDonalds to distribute Ax60’s to their restaurants all over the world, and the very first unit in China was installed in a McDonalds in Gungzhou City in November 2015. There are almost 1800 McDonalds in … Continue reading
Fizzy drinks may be delicious, but you need to be wary of CO2 monitoring.
Last Monday (22 June) saw an incident involving a leak of CO2 from a drinks machine in McDonald’s on Tavern Street, Ipswich. The restaurant was evacuated for several hours to allow firefighters to ventilate the building. Members of staff were treated at the scene but thankfully no-one was seriously affected. The premises were reopened later the same day after being … Continue reading
The Analox Ax60, coming to a McDonald's near you.
Analox‘s flair for serving up gas monitoring solutions has resulted in some remarkable news for the company. Its new carbon dioxide detector, the Ax60, has recently been approved by the McDonalds Corporation’s ‘Restaurant Solutions Group’ for release as a CO2 detection system. This approval follows extensive product validation in both the UK and US since 2013. The news was announced … Continue reading
Carbon Dioxide is an essential commodity in the fast food industry, but it needs to be monitored.
Carbon dioxide is a colourless, odourless, faintly acidic-tasting, non-flammable gas. It can be deadly even when normal oxygen levels are present. Reaching hazardous levels of carbon dioxide can occur quickly and without warning and result in serious health effects or death. Because CO2 is 1.5 times heavier than air, leaking CO2 can accumulate at floor level in improperly ventilated or … Continue reading