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PIPELINE SAMPLING MADE EASY WITH GASTEC WATER VAPOR DETECTOR TUBES AND METHANOL CORRECTION SLIDE CARD - Monday, October 23, 2017
"Gastec Tube No. 6LP and the Nextteq Methanol Correction Slide Card Perfect Pair for Measuring Water Vapor in Pipelines"
Jeffrey S Duffy, PhD, DABT, CSP, CIH
Industrial Hygiene Manager
(813) 249-5888 x32
PIPELINE SAMPLING MADE EASY WITH GASTEC WATER VAPOR DETECTOR TUBES AND METHANOL CORRECTION SLIDE CARD
Gastec Tube No. 6LP and the Nextteq Methanol Correction Slide Card Perfect Pair for Measuring Water Vapor in Pipelines
TAMPA, FL – When processing natural gas, water vapor is commonly removed to improve gas quality. For ongoing quality assurance, water vapor levels are regularly monitored. If methanol is present in the gas, it can interfere with water vapor measurements and require extra analysis and calculations to determine the correct water vapor level. For a precise measurement, Nextteq offers a Methanol Correction slide card which provides a simple, on-the-spot correction factor.
Nextteq offers Gastec’s direct-read, water vapor detection tube No. 6LP, to help evaluate quality assurance for humidity control in natural gas pipelines. The 6LP tube allows for quick and accurate detection of water vapor concentrations with a specific measuring range of 3-100 lb/MMCF. This tube is perfectly suited to measure the maximum acceptable water vapor concentration of 7 lb/MMCF set by most natural gas distributor, making it easy to maintain gas quality specifications. The tube’s unique construction results in longer stain marks and greater distance between calibration marks, making it easier to read and improve accuracy. With a measuring range of 3-100 lb/MMCF, Gastec’s 6LP detector tube provides the broadest range of a direct-read water vapor detector tube on the market. Additionally, it requires only 1 pump stroke and takes only 1.5 minutes for the standard measuring range of 3-40 lb/MMCF.
The Methanol Correction Slide Card, for use with Gastec Gas Detector Tubes 6LP (water vapor) and 111L (methanol), easily expedites the analysis and reduces the risk of miscalculations. Please contact Nextteq Customer Service at 877-312-2333 x120 or firstname.lastname@example.org to have a Methanol Correction Slide Card sent to you. In addition to water vapor and methanol, Gastec offers pre-calibrated, direct-read detector tubes for over 600 applications including hydrocarbons and hydrogen sulfide. To maintain the highest level of quality, Gastec products are manufactured in ISO-9001 certified manufacturing facilities. Additionally, Gastec Detector Tubes and Gas Sampling Pumps are designed, manufactured, and calibrated to work together to produce accurate readings.
Gastec Detector Tubes and Gas Sampling Pumps are manufactured by Gastec Corporation. Nextteq LLC is Gastec’s exclusive U.S. master wholesale distributor.
For more information, contact Nextteq at 877-312-2333.
About Nextteq LLC
Headquartered in Tampa, FL, Nextteq LLC is a trusted, global leader in the industrial hygiene and safety industries. Combining the desire to advance safety with a strong commitment to research and development enables Nextteq to be at the forefront of product innovations. Loyal customers benefit from an array of solutions in Nextteq's four product lines: Gas Detection, First Response/HazMat Testing, Respiratory Protection, and Water and Soil Analysis.
About Gastec Corporation
Gastec Corporation of Japan has been manufacturing gas detector tubes, pumps, and accessories for more than 40 years. Gastec manufactures more than 250 gas detector tubes, measuring the presence of over 600 substances. Gastec detector tubes are manufactured in ISO-9001 certified facilities in Japan and are sold worldwide through a network of distributors. No other manufacturer has more detector tubes certified by the Safety Equipment Institute (SEI) than Gastec.