Since technology is relied upon by companies to assist in productivity, efficiency, and safety, many facilities install transmitter detectors to assist in these areas. Able to work well in various work environments, they can be used to detect potentially serious gas leaks, assist with pest control, link with existing security systems, and much more. If your facility is considering the various benefits of transmitter detection, here are some additional facts to keep in mind.

Central Monitoring

Rather than rely on having numerous monitors and sensors positioned throughout a facility, many companies are now discovering how a transmitter monitor can be of assistance with centralized monitoring. Since they offer a multitude of capabilities in various areas, placing one detector in a centralized location within a facility can often work very well, and replace the need for various sensors in a facility. A cost-effective measure, it also enhances efficiency and safety levels, since the monitor can scan for gas leaks, gather data on equipment, and other tasks that can lead to a smoother workflow. In addition, the monitor can also transmit data in real-time to engineers and technicians in nearby monitoring centers, allowing data to be analyzed much faster and decisions on repairs and other matters to be made much quicker as well.

Confined Spaces

In any facility that has confined spaces, be it a manufacturing plant, laboratory, or offshore drilling platform, confined spaces offer some of the most difficult and unique challenges when it comes to monitoring for gas leaks and other issues. Because of this, many companies now choose to purchase portable radio frequency detectors for use in monitoring confined spaces. By doing so, maintenance technicians and engineers can have the capability of monitoring for gas leaks, equipment issues, and other factors while completing equipment installations and troubleshooting. Along with being able to constantly transmit real-time data to personnel stationed nearby, the detectors can also allow for hands-free monitoring, letting tasks be completed much quicker.

Calibration Methods

As technology has been implemented more and more in this area of detection, one of the best and most useful features found on a transmitter detector is the ability to self-calibrate. With this feature, the detector can continually adjust to changing conditions within the work environment, ensuring the data it transmits to engineers is accurate and reliable. In addition, the detectors can be linked to mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, enabling technicians, managers, and engineers to have instant access to data no matter where they happen to be located. This can be important, since this will allow personnel to manually calibrate the detectors if the need arises.

With their ability to be used in various types of facilities, perform a wide range of tasks, and continually provide engineers with accurate and reliable data 24/7, there is little doubt these monitoring and detection systems will become more widespread in many industries. To learn more about their features, benefits, and technology, visit or speak with an Applications Engineer by calling 409-927-2980.