Gaslab Has Launched a New Low Oxygen Monitor for Cold Applications

Date: 05 August 2021
Gaslab Has Launched a New Low Oxygen Monitor for Cold Applications
Gaslab Has Launched a New Low Oxygen Monitor for Cold Applications
Gaslab has launched a new, wall-mounted low oxygen alarm that adds new sensing capabilities.

This low-oxygen safety monitor and alarm uses a sensor capable of measuring potentially dangerous oxygen levels in freezers and other low temperature applications.

It is designed to be used in cryogenic facilities, laboratories, food industry freezers, and similar low temperature environments with the ability to monitor oxygen levels down to -40°C (-33.8°F) in enclosed areas without calibration or maintenance for up to 10 years.

“In creating this device, we gathered critical feedback from some of the largest industries in the market,” said Irene Hicks, CEO at GasLab.

“Our goal was to develop a safety monitor that would exceed even the most rigorous of temperature requirements. The RAD-0002-ZR provides customers with the ability to ensure workplace safety in enclosed spaces while monitoring enclosed areas with up to 99.9% nitrogen in low temperatures,” she added.


Low temperature oxygen safety alarm
While monitoring low temperatures is a new feature, it is not the only change from our current Oxygen Safety Alarm. The new zirconium oxide sensor provides even greater longevity under normal operating conditions.

Like any of our gas safety alarms, the RAD-0002-ZR includes both audible and visual alarm indicators in both the sensor unit and the remote display unit. This ensures staff will be instantly notified before they enter an oxygen deficient area. In the event of a potential hazard, the both an audible and visual alarm will be triggered. In addition, 3 relays and a 4-20mA analog signal can trigger a fire control panel to alert users to evacuate the area.

The RAD-0002-ZR has an easy-to-read LCD screen which displays the current oxygen levels at-a-glance. This gives employees peace of mind with the monitor’s presence and ease of readability.

Having designed the RAD-0002-ZR around customer feedback, this low oxygen monitoring system will not only ensure that employees and customers are protected, but includes 3-user configurable alarms designed to meet OSHA confined space regulations.


The zirconia oxide sensor offers additional benefits as well. Customers now can use a single system when working with storage cylinders of nitrogen, argon, ammonia, chlorine, propane, nitrous oxide, helium, argon, and many other gases. The sensor is an accurate, long-life solution that ensures no false alarms and no cross-sensitivity to low temperatures.

A bonus is the devices easy to use design. Simply mount it on the wall, plug it in and it starts working in seconds.

With continuous monitoring, extensive alarm settings, user configurability, field assurance, and more the RAD-0002-ZR is well suited for applications which before were not easily available in a single, easy to install and use device.
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