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CO2 Meter

Postby Scrivy » Dec 30, 2013 5:54 pm

Does anyone have a good recommendation for a CO2 measuring instrument?
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Re: CO2 Meter

Postby shibumi » Dec 30, 2013 9:19 pm

Are you looking for an in-situ datalogger or a one time personal monitor that you take in with you and take out.

We are using a personal monitor for our gas monitoring project.
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Re: CO2 Meter

Postby Scrivy » Dec 31, 2013 8:28 am

I am looking for a handheld unit to carry with me that will readout in ppm. So far I have only found one that will go higher than 5000 ppm. It goes 0 to 30,000 ppm.
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Re: CO2 Meter

Postby caverdan » Dec 31, 2013 12:26 pm

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Re: CO2 Meter

Postby caver.adam » Dec 31, 2013 10:59 pm

Why in particular are you looking for a CO2 meter? Do you also care about other dangerous gasses? CO, SO2, and S2O are all even more dangerous in caving and mining. Do you need to know about these as well?
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Re: CO2 Meter

Postby Scrivy » Jan 1, 2014 1:31 am

I mainly want to test a wild cave with a stream at the bottom. The stream goes underground about 1/4 mile from the cave.

When we went in the cave we were all breathing quickly. From my reading, it seems to indicate elevated levels of CO2.

I would like recommendations for what gasses that I should be testing for and the equipment needed to perform those tests.

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Re: CO2 Meter

Postby Scrivy » Jan 1, 2014 9:57 am

I have been looking at a tester that has a range of 0 to 30,000 ppm (0 to 3%).
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Re: CO2 Meter

Postby caverdan » Jan 1, 2014 11:25 am

Scrivy wrote:I have been looking at a tester that has a range of 0 to 30,000 ppm (0 to 3%).

They get pretty pricy for a meter that sensitive. http://www.co2meter.com/products/sensea ... -co2-meter
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Re: CO2 Meter

Postby Scrivy » Jan 1, 2014 9:50 pm

caverdan wrote:
Scrivy wrote:I have been looking at a tester that has a range of 0 to 30,000 ppm (0 to 3%).

They get pretty pricy for a meter that sensitive. http://www.co2meter.com/products/sensea ... -co2-meter


That is the one I was looking at. Does anyone recommend any other models?
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