Det-Tronics Gas Leak Detector Certified

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 @ 11:08 AM gHale


Det-Tronics FlexSonic Acoustic Gas Leak Detector gained certification for functional safety, which ensures they meet the functional safety requirements for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 2 capable per IEC 61508.

“Det-Tronics has created practical technology for acoustically detecting high pressure gas leakage,” said Hal Thomas, exida Senior Safety Application Engineer. “Given the concern over gas sensor effectiveness and detection time, this product should provide significant safety improvement in the right applications.”

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exida is a functional safety certification provider for the process industries.

“During the witnessed performance testing and fault injection testing, it was impressive to see this instrument in action,” said Dr. William Goble, exida Certification Evaluating Assessor. “Det-Tronics has a strong, detailed design and testing process which was fully audited during the certification process.”

“exida has the technical capabilities to evaluate new technology like the FlexSonic detector,” said Mark Gaalswyk, Det-Tronics senior compliance engineer.



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