09/14/2007

MSA AUER GmbH

NEW: ALTAIR 4 Multi-Gas Detector

ALTAIR 4
[ The Toughest Kid on the Block ]

With the new ALTAIR 4, MSA has developed one of the most rugged 4 gas detectors available. Extremely easy-to-use it measures O2, H2S, CO and combustible gas simultaneously. MotionAlert is a feature unique in the world of portable gas detection and is available as an option on the ALTAIR 4. When enabled, this man-down alarm with motion detector alerts anyone in the vicinity if the user is in distress with a high visibility LEDs and a piercing audible alarm. The ALTAIR 4 comes with a high performance triple alarm system, 24 hour bump test check-mark and comprehensive data-logging facility as standard. The rechargeable battery provides up to 20 hours of continuous operation.

With reliability a key factor, ALTAIR 4 is features an extremely durable rubberized housing for water and dust ingress protection [IP 67]. A large numeric display allows users to view gas concentration, alarm conditions, battery status, set points and peak reading with accuracy and confidence. An intuitive 3 button operation ensures the ALTAIR 4 is extremely easy to use, even when wearing gloves.

The triple alarm system includes a distinctive 95 dB alarm, strong vibrating alarm and super-bright LEDs on the top and bottom to ensure visibility from all angles. A separate LED clearly shows the unit is operating correctly by flashing every 15 seconds.

Simple testing of the detector’s alarms along with response to a known gas concentration can be carried out by the “QuickCheck” test station. Alternatively, if a stand-alone automated record keeping, calibration, testing and charging system is required, GALAXY is the ALTAIR 4’s perfect companion.

The versatile ALTAIR 4 can be configured for individual requirements to suit various applications in and beyond the following industries: Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Steel & Iron, Utilities, Fire Service, Waste Water, Civil Engineering, Marine, Contractors.

All of the ALTAIR 4’s features provide the user with more confidence in a gas detector than ever before. For further information about the ALTAIR 4 please contact your local MSA representative.