3M Company News

Act now to avoid contravening new workplace exposure limits

3M™ Gas & Flame Detection is advising businesses or public services that do not comply with updated workplace / occupational  exposure limits to chemical agents, could potentially face stern consequences, including prosecution. August 2018 saw the deadline pass for compliance with... More

PS200 Now Offers Extended Battery Life

Renfrew, Scotland, UK- the PS200 portable gas detector is now available with a new catalytic bead sensor option that provides an increased battery life of up to 80 hours in diffusion mode and 20 hours in pump mode.  Both lightweight and durable, the instrument is ideal for protection in... More

Innovative new GS700 gas detector providing natural gas discrimination

The Gasurveyor 700 (GS700) is a high-performance IR detector with a user-friendly interface that is suitable for all gas utility applications.   The GS700 boasts a number of novel features alongside its lightweight and rugged design. Through its natural gas discrimination application,... More

3M Launches Gas & Flame Detection Product Portfolio

3M Launches Gas & Flame Detection Product Portfolio   Recent acquisition adds gas and flame detection system solutions to 3M’s Personal Safety Division to offer the marketplace more products, technologies New group exhibits at World Gas Conference and Automation Instrumentation... More

MX 32 Receives CSA Approval

MX 32 Receives CSA Approval Arras, France - Oldham, a company within the 3M Personal Safety Division, is pleased to announce that the MX 32 gas detection controller has been certified by Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and now carries the CSA mark of approval.   The MX 32 has... More

The OLCT 100 receives a new infrared sensor for refrigerants and SF6

The OLCT 100 receives a new infrared sensor for refrigerants and SF6   Oldham launches a new infrared sensor for the OLCT 100 detector. The OLCT 100 is a 4-20 mA analog gas transmitter designed for industrial applications in hazardous locations. Oldham, a company within the 3M Group,... More

Scott Safety’s gas detection brands Detcon, Simtronics, Oldham and GMI are now part of 3M

ST. PAUL, Minn.--3M today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Scott Safety from Johnson Controls for a total enterprise value of $2.0 billion. Scott Safety is a premier manufacturer of innovative products, including self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) systems, gas and flame... More

New MX 32 Gas Detection Controller Now Available

Arras France: June 2016

Arras, France - 3M Gas & Flame Detection is pleased to announce that the new MX 32 alarm and control system is now available. Designed to meet SIL1 requirements, the new MX 32 is a compact, low-profile controller that continuously monitors gas detection. It uses the same platform as... More

In Gas Detection, Make the Right Choice for the Lives of your Employees

Imagine for a moment that you need to have heart surgery. Who would you trust to perform this highly specialized operation, considering that the physician’s level of expertise could either benefit your health or have fatal consequences? It’s probably safe to assume that you would not... More