Carbon monoxide alarms and gas alarms are very differen […]
Carbon monoxide alarms and gas alarms are very different, and many dealers and users often confuse the two. In fact, the difference between the two is very big. If you are not careful, you will install a gas alarm by mistake in the occasion where you need to use a carbon monoxide alarm, and install a carbon monoxide alarm in the place where the gas alarm should be installed, which will bring harm to people's lives and property. great loss.
Carbon monoxide alarms are used to detect carbon monoxide gas (CO). It cannot be used to detect alkane gases such as methane (CH4).
Gas alarms on the market can usually be used to detect natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas or coal-based gas, etc. The city pipeline gas is usually one of these three gases. The main components of these gases are alkane gases such as methane (C4H4), which are mainly characterized by a pungent odor. When the concentration of these combustible gases in the air exceeds a certain standard, it will cause an explosion.
It is this explosive alkane gas that the gas alarm detects and cannot be used to detect carbon monoxide gas.