Electrochemical Oxygen O2 Gas Sensor

An electrochemical oxygen sensor is used for measuring the concentration of oxygen in various environments, typically in gas mixtures or air. It operates based on the principle of electrochemistry, utilizing a chemical reaction to generate an electric current that is proportional to the oxygen concentration present in the sample.

These sensors are commonly employed in a range of applications, including:

  1. Industrial Processes: Electrochemical oxygen sensors are used in industrial processes to monitor and control oxygen levels. They ensure optimal conditions for processes such as combustion, fermentation, and chemical reactions.

  2. Environmental Monitoring: These sensors play a crucial role in environmental monitoring applications, such as air quality monitoring, emission control, and pollution detection. They help ensure compliance with environmental regulations and assess the impact of various sources of pollution.

  3. Safety and Personal Protection: Electrochemical oxygen sensors are integrated into safety equipment like gas detectors, respirators, and confined space monitors. They warn individuals about potentially hazardous oxygen-deficient or oxygen-rich environments, reducing the risk of asphyxiation or combustion.

  4. Medical Devices: These sensors are used in medical equipment like anesthesia machines and ventilators to accurately measure oxygen levels in the breathing gases delivered to patients. This ensures patients receive the appropriate levels of oxygen during medical procedures.

  5. Aviation and Aerospace: Electrochemical oxygen sensors are used in aircraft and spacecraft to monitor oxygen levels for both crew and passengers. They help maintain a safe and breathable atmosphere at various altitudes.

  6. Laboratories: Research laboratories and analytical instruments often use electrochemical oxygen sensors to monitor and control oxygen levels in experimental setups or controlled environments.

  7. Food and Beverage Industry: These sensors are utilized in various stages of food and beverage production and storage, helping maintain quality and safety by monitoring oxygen levels that could impact product stability and shelf life.

  8. Wastewater Treatment: Electrochemical oxygen sensors are used in wastewater treatment facilities to monitor oxygen levels in aeration tanks. These measurements help ensure efficient biological treatment processes.

  9. Energy Production: Electrochemical oxygen sensors are used in power plants and other energy production facilities to monitor oxygen levels in combustion processes. This helps optimize combustion efficiency and reduce emissions.

Overall, electrochemical oxygen sensors play a critical role in ensuring safety, quality, and efficiency across a wide range of industries and applications by accurately measuring oxygen concentrations in various environments.

Our Industrial Oxygen O2 Gas Sensors

Honeywell CityTech Oxygen Sensors:

  • The 1series gas sensor is a small sensor that enables slim-profile gas detector design. Traditionally, sensors are fitted within instruments, such as portable life safety devices. With the 1series low-profile design, the sensors have turrets to mount into the front of the instrument in order to minimize instrument height. This revolutionary design also simplifies target-gas access to the sensor face and features an option for a replaceable external membrane. 
    Oxygen (O2) Sensor: 1O2 Part Number: AAW85-07WA-CIT 

    Broad range of gas detection • Sensors can detect CO, H2S, O2, SO2, NO, NO2, O3, Cl2, LEL combustible gases
  • The iseries’ intelligent diagnostic features help enhance the overall instrument performance, making them smarter and safer by indicating faults and monitoring health, thereby decreasing downtime and cost of ownership. 
    Oxygen (O2) Sensor: iO2 Part Number: AAW85-07WD-CIT  
    Available now: Electrochemical: CO, H2S, SO2 & O2 • Pellistor: LEL