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Introducing the ALTAIR 2X Line of Gas Detectors…Simply Revolutionary Technology from MSA


(PITTSBURGH, Pa., USA, April 11, 2014) – MSA, the Safety Company, introduces the ALTAIR 2X Platform of Gas Detectors. This first-of-its-kind, one- or two-gas detector introduces breakthroughs that incorporate industry-leading XCell® Sensor technology to deliver unparalleled performance while drastically minimizing total cost of ownership, increasing durability and delivering enhanced worker safety, compliance and traceability.  In addition, XCell Pulse Technology found in the Altair 2XP introduces the world’s first stand-alone bump test that does not require calibration accessories or bottled gas to complete a daily bump test.

ALTAIR 2XP Gas Detector – with XCell Pulse Technology – delivers the world’s first stand-alone bump test – a bump test that is so easy to follow, anyone can do it, from anywhere! The ALTAIR 2XP allows for daily bump testing without the need for calibration accessories or bottled calibration gas!

ALTAIR 2XT Gas Detector – eliminates the need for a second detector by utilizing proven XCell two-tox Sensors that detect two gases on distinct sensor channels, with digital output that minimizes cross channel interference.

ALTAIR 2X Single Gas Detector – by miniaturizing the sensors’ controlling electronics and placing them inside the sensor itself using MSA’s proprietary application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) design, MSA XCell Sensors offer superior stability, accuracy, and sensor life.


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