Gas and Flame DetectorsNo matter what your application, from single-point gas or flame detection to large multi-point fire and gas systems, you can count on General Monitors for reliable plant protection.

General Monitors integrates diverse sensing technologies with the latest in control system equipment, computers and network communications technology. The result is an efficient, reliable gas detection system based on leading-edge sensor technologies:

  • Catalytic Bead
  • Point and Open-Path Infrared (IR)
  • Metal Oxide Semiconductor
  • Electrochemical Cell
  • Ultrasonic / Acoustic
  • Photoacoustic Infrared
  • Gas Cloud Imaging

General Monitors offers the most technically advanced flame detectors on the market today:

  • Multi-Spectrum Infrared (MSIR)
  • Ultraviolet/Infrared (UV/IR)
  • Ultraviolet (UV)

General Monitors offers a full range of detectors and support products to meet every application need. In addition to gas and flame detectors, they manufacture or provide systems components including the following custom system productsHazardWatch Fire and Gas System:

  • Networking Systems
  • Control Panels
  • Repeater/Mimic Panels
  • VDU-Based Operator Interface Displays
  • Data Transfer Systems
  • Cabinets

To ensure safety, General Monitors’ engineers design to rigorous global standards. Regional facilities allow them to design and build to country, regional or international standards including:

  • ATEX
  • BV Marine
  • CSA
  • CE Marking
  • EN 54-10
  • EN 61779-1/-4
  • FM
  • GOST
  • IECEx
  • ISA
  • NEC
  • NFPA 72
  • SIL
  • UL, ULC

The General Monitors name is synonymous with process safety and reliability in combustible, flammable and toxic environments. Since 1961, they have dedicated themselves to being a total solution provider of gas and flame detectors to meet unique customer needs. Their advanced, reliable technologies are at work in hundreds of production fields, offshore platforms, refineries, petrochemical, storage and other industrial facilities worldwide. With over 50 sales representatives around the globe, they provide exceptional service and after-sales support. Combining advanced technology with superior service, General Monitors is your total solution provider for gas and flame detection.

General Monitors – Protection for Life.

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