3M Gas & Flame Detection Gas Detectors for Food and Beverage Processing Facilities
3M Gas & Flame Detection manufactures devices that identify gases such as carbon dioxide (CO2), ammonia, methane (CH4), oxygen, hydrogen and nitrogen in food and beverage production plants.
These durable devices withstand a wide range of temperatures and are compatible with equipment such as blast freezers and high-heat ovens.
The company uses an innovative and flexible approach to find a suitable solution that meets clients’ gas detection requirements.
Gas safety systems for food and beverage manufacturing plants
3M Gas & Flame Detection’s solutions help detect potentially dangerous gases produced during food and beverage manufacturing operations such as pre-cooking food, waste treatment and preservation.
The company’s gas detection devices ensure that a high level of safety is maintained in production, shipment and delivery. The range is specifically designed to meet the requirements of the food industry in adverse areas such as high ingress protection (IP) rated enclosures and spaces made using stainless steel or polyester.
Workplace safety systems for food production
3M Gas & Flame Detection’s devices use various technologies to identify risks of gas and fire in industrial applications.
Designed to increase workplace safety, the state-of-the-art devices feature electrochemical sensors to monitor oxygen levels and detect the presence of toxic gases, while catalytic and infrared sensors are used for explosive gases such as CH4 and CO2.
For the beverage industry, the company’s solutions can be integrated into confined spaces such as beer storage tanks, pumping stations, bottling areas and carbonation lines.
Support services for gas detection systems
3M Gas & Flame Detection provides a comprehensive service, from design and commissioning to ongoing maintenance and support. It offers custom-designed solutions and high-quality technical support to mitigate risk and avoid plant downtime.
Developed in four countries, the company’s products are sold through a worldwide network of distributors, representatives and subsidiaries.
About 3M Gas & Flame Detection
3M Gas & Flame Detection’s portfolio features innovative technologies ranging from personal safety monitors to wireless area devices. Its personal safety division was formed following 3M’s 2017 acquisition of Scott Safety and its brands Detcon, Oldham, Simtronics and GMI.
Supported by its team of experienced safety managers, the company has the products, technologies and services to maintain plant safety.
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