SOURCE: RKI Instruments, Inc.

RKI Instruments, Inc.

May 18, 2010 08:00 ET

New Eagle 2 With PID Now Available

UNION CITY, CA--(Marketwire - May 18, 2010) -  RKI is proud to introduce and announce the release of our new product, the EAGLE 2. Building on the strong success of the popular EAGLE series, the EAGLE 2 brings new capabilities to this instrument family like:

  • PID capability for VOC detection
  • Simultaneously detect, display and datalog all 6 channels
  • 30% smaller / lighter than Eagle 1
  • TC sensor for volume measurement of CH4 and H2
  • Smart 'plug and play' sensors for toxic gases
  • Utilize catalytic, IR, or both for combustibles
  • Multilingual (5 languages)
  • Water & spray resistant to IP65

RKI is proud to offer the next generation of our popular EAGLE portable gas detector. Equipped with features that are not available on competitive units, the EAGLE 2 is a powerful instrument that does more than just offer the standard confined space protection for LEL, O2, H2S and CO. Detection combinations never before offered in a portable gas monitor are now available featuring the industry's widest selection of high quality, long life and field proven sensors. The EAGLE 2 now includes PID (Photo Ionization Detector) capability. Conversion factors for a variety of common gases are programmed into the EAGLE 2 for both the PID sensor and LEL/PPM catalytic sensor.

Unique EAGLE 2 features include PPM or LEL hydrocarbon detection at the push of a button; infrared sensors for CO2, methane or hydrocarbons in LEL and % volume ranges; PID sensor for detecting high and low ppm levels (0-50 & 0-4,000) of VOC gases; methane elimination feature for environmental applications; and a list of super toxic gases and measurable ranges. The EAGLE 2 has a strong internal pump with a low flow auto pump shut off and alarm, which can draw samples from up to 125 feet. This allows for quick response and recovery from distant sampling locations. The EAGLE 2 will continuously operate for over 16 hours on alkaline batteries or 20 hours on Ni-MH. A variety of accessories are also available to help satisfy almost any application such as long sample hoses, special float probes for tank testing, and dilution fittings, just to name a few. Datalogging is a standard feature for all sensors on all versions.

With its ergonomic design and large glove friendly buttons, the EAGLE 2 offers easy access to controls such as autocalibration, alarm silence, demand zero, peak hold, methane elimination, and a wide variety of other features. Each channel has two alarm levels plus TWA and STEL alarms for toxic channels. The two alarm levels are user adjustable and can be latching or self resetting. Rugged, reliable, easy to operate and maintain, the EAGLE 2 is the solution for just about any portable gas monitoring situation. Also, the display can be set to one of 5 languages: English, French, German, Italian, or Spanish.

RKI Instruments, Inc. is an innovative gas detection company located in Union City, California. RKI began in 1994 with the belief that distributors and customers deserve a permanent reliable source for advanced gas detection instruments and sensors high level of customer service and prompt delivery.

RKI is partnered with Riken Keiki Company, Ltd., the world leader in gas detection and sensor technologies. Celebrating over 70 years in the gas detection business. Riken has over 150,000 points of detection world wide in the semiconductor industry alone. Riken specializes in both gas detection and sensor development. RKI is the exclusive North American supplier of Riken products.
For 14 straight years RKI has continued to grow. RKI's continued success is attributed to our seasoned professionals. Each RKI employee has an average of 12 years of gas detection experience and our company's top six executives combined industry experience totals more than 130 years.

This combination of quality products and knowledgeable, supportive people provides customers with the ability and opportunity to confidently face almost any gas monitoring application. Our policy is to provide strong, quick support to our customers and outlets, and to stand fully behind our products.

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