New design for high performance VOC detector

Tiger-SelectION Science has modified the design of its Tiger photoionisation detectors (PID) for VOC (volatile organic compound) monitoring, including improvements to the probe tip (for a better pipe connection), as well as other changes to the connection and sealing aspects of the range.

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In late 2015 the firm announced it had achieved Korean certification for the range, permitting its use in potentially hazardous environments in the East Asian country – a national mandate introduced in early 2015.

Ion Science’s robust and reliable Tiger boasts an anti-humidity and contamination design for optimum performance in the field. In fact, it has been independently verified as being the best performing PID, providing the most stable, repeatable readings, when tested against competing instruments in humid and contaminated conditions.

Providing a dynamic detection range of one parts per billion (ppb) to 20,000 parts per million (ppm)*, the Tiger offers the widest measurement range of any other VOC instrument on the market, claims Ion Science.

Ready to use, straight out of the box, the instrument requires no complicated set up procedures via a PC to perform basic functions and provides a comprehensive set of VOC detection and software features.

Ion Science’s Tiger is also said to have the fastest response time on the market of just two seconds and can be connected directly to a PC via the USB offering extremely fast data download capabilities.

It has been designed for the safe replacement of batteries in hazardous environments and meets ATEX, IECEx, UL and CSA standards.

The design of the detector offers simple, one-handed operation. Its rugged design and protective, removable rubber boot withstand the harshest environments. The large, clear back-lit display allows for easy viewing in any light condition. An integrated torch is designed for directing the instrument’s probe into dimly lit areas.