How to select household combustible gas alarm for your needs
Gas leaks are not just a threat to workplaces. Residential homes using gas appliances are equally at risk, due to a lack of awareness in how to detect and prevent a gas leak. With the use of natural gas or LPG gas increasing, customers want an automatic high-sensitivity gas alarm device to alert them to the dangers of natural gas leaks either whilst in the home.
Typically domestic gas detection is limited to two main areas, Combustible gas detection(Natural Gas or Liquified Petroleum Gas) and Carbon Monoxide.
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Household combustible gas alarms come in two varieties: Natural gas alarm and LPG gas alarm, to detect the corresponding gas.
Natural gas is lighter than air. The gas alarm should therefore be placed on a wall not more than 30cm from the ceiling and not more than 5 meters from the gas appliance. LPG gas is heavier than air. The gas alarm should be installed 0.3 to 1 meters above the ground.
Although generally safe to use in the home, when natural gas does not burn up completely because of faulty installation or lack of ventilation, it emits a byproduct of carbon monoxide. The most effective way to protect yourself and your family is to install carbon monoxide detectors.
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