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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
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
Azote Industrial Gas Solutions, based in New Zealand, provide on-site nitrogen and oxygen generators across a wide range of applications and will be attending this year’s renowned FoodTech PackTech (FTPT) exhibition in Auckland from 18th – 20th September. The 3 day event hosted at ASB Showgrounds, Auckland is New Zealand’s largest food manufacturing, packaging and processing technology trade show. … Continue reading
You may be in need of an oxygen monitor if you work in the hospitality industry, especially in breweries and in food packaging. However if you work in a laboratory, oxygen monitoring is essential. Inert gases and nitrogen Inert gases and nitrogen displace oxygen in the atmosphere, meaning a gas leak can cause oxygen to drop to dangerous … Continue reading
Is your laboratory protected?
Click here to view our gas detectors for laboratories Find out more about the oxygen monitoring guidelines which were established in Italy which require the use of room oxygen sensors in Italian laboratories. New Guidelines for the storage of nitrogen have been established in Italy which highlight changes to oxygen monitoring procedures. These guidelines are approved by the Italian … Continue reading
If you need a robust, continuous, comprehensive gas monitoring solution for your diving system or decompression chamber, the SDA range from Analox is for you. Where is the SDA range used? The SDA range is predominantly used in the following industries: Air/surface supplied diving Saturation diving Decompression chambers Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) chambers In air diving, the SDA O2 can … Continue reading
Ice cream in November? Why not?
We’re big fans of food and we’re big fans of gas here at Analox (sometimes, depending on what we’ve eaten, the two aren’t mutually exclusive…) Today, we’re looking at how nitrogen can be used in the food and beverage industry – from factories, to restaurants to pubs… If you’d like to know more about nitrogen in the food industry, check … Continue reading
... Because 'plus' is more
Our Ax60+ gas detection monitor is currently available to purchase for monitoring carbon dioxide (CO2) gas. However, we are pleased to announce that the highly anticipated oxygen sensor variant will be available from May 2017. We began to develop our original Ax60 gas detection monitor, which is approved by the ‘McDonald’s Restaurant Solutions Group’, with the aim of creating a … Continue reading
In our latest blog post, we look at the growth of breweries in the US and how you can keep your employees safe with a CO2 alarm. Last year we reported about how 2016 was a great year for UK breweries. It was also a great year across the Atlantic, with there now being reportedly over 4,200 breweries in the … Continue reading
We began developing our newest dual gas detection monitor, the Ax60+, in the summer of 2016. An evolution of our Ax60 carbon dioxide monitor, the Ax60+ offers modular gas detection at a competitive price point. The Ax60+ – dual gas detection across a wide range of industries Several combinations of gas monitoring are available with the Ax60+, with the first … Continue reading