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Sensors 2014, 14(4), 6084-6103;

Oxygen Sensing for Industrial Safety — Evolution and New Approaches

City Technology Ltd., Walton Road, Portsmouth PO6 1SZ, UK
Received: 20 December 2013 / Revised: 20 March 2014 / Accepted: 21 March 2014 / Published: 27 March 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Gas Sensors - 2013)
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The requirement for the detection of oxygen in industrial safety applications has historically been met by electrochemical technologies based on the consumption of metal anodes. Products using this approach have been technically and commercially successful for more than three decades. However, a combination of new requirements is driving the development of alternative approaches offering fresh opportunities and challenges. This paper reviews some key aspects in the evolution of consumable anode products and highlights recent developments in alternative technologies aimed at meeting current and anticipated future needs in this important application. View Full-Text
Keywords: oxygen; sensing; electrochemical; lead; anode; pump oxygen; sensing; electrochemical; lead; anode; pump
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Willett, M. Oxygen Sensing for Industrial Safety — Evolution and New Approaches. Sensors 2014, 14, 6084-6103.

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