Infrared Detector monitors multiple gases.

Press Release Summary:

Hand-held Orion Plus IR Detector utilizes over 20 different sensors, including chemical, catalytic, and IR types. Functioning as personal monitor and pre-entry check device, unit detects combustible gases in atmospheric and inert applications. Backlit graphic display shows all gas readings at a glance, while text messages, LEDs, and audible alarm serve as additional alerts. Electrical Perma-Check function continuously controls built-in pump.

Original Press Release:

MSA Orion® Plus IR Detector Features Enhanced Versatility

MSA's Orion Plus IR Detector, a compact hand-held multigas monitor, has been enhanced for even more versatility. With over 20 different sensors to choose from, it provides customizable solutions for a variety of user needs. The sensor range includes chemical, catalytic and IR types, with some designed for use in sensitive or harsh environments.

With its patented IR sensor range, the Orion Plus is able to detect combustible gases in atmospheric as well as in inert applications. An extended sensor range, including ammonia, chlorine and phosphine, offers increased flexibility. The Orion Plus detector is designed to function as a personal monitor as well as a pre-entry check device.

Featuring extremely simple operation, the Orion Plus Monitor is easy to hold, fitting comfortably in your hand, and is very durable. The large graphic display shows all gas readings at one glance. A bright, backlit display with large font sizes ensures excellent readability. Clear text alarm messages, super bright LEDs, and a loud alarm serve as additional alerts. The Orion Plus detector features interchangeable alkaline or NiMH battery modules for extended shifts.

The electrical "Perma-Check" function continuously controls the built-in pump. Both pump and sensors are protected by a fine-tuned multi-filter system.

With its exceptional functionality, the Orion Plus IR Detector marks MSA's next step in its long-standing tradition of excellence in portable gas detection.

For more information on the Orion Plus IR Detector request literature 0816-62, by dialing 1-800-MSA-2222, or contact your nearest MSA distributor. To learn about MSA and our other high-quality products, visit our web site at:

All Topics