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Development of Improved Detection Instruments for Toxic Gas Contaminants in Mining Atmospheres.
Kosek JA; Laconti AB
NTIS: PB/82-256223 :54 pages
The objective of this investigation was to develop improved sensor cells for use in direct-reading detectors and diffusion-exposure meters. A pumped CO sensor cell was developed that has a shorter response time, improved temperature cycle characteristics, and improved linearity and stability at high CO concentrations. Diffusion CO sensor cells showed good response-level stability and linearity up to 1,000 ppm. In addition, a new sensor cell catalyst was developed for NO2 sensor cells that has a much shorter response time and improved response stability characteristcs.
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General Electric Company
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