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What are the different types of gas?

 What are the different types of gas?

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gas sign A number of different types of gas can be detected. They fall into the following categories:

Combustible gases

combustible red square symbol Combustible gases are sensed by the gas detectors covered in this project. They are gases which will burn.

Toxic gases

toxic symbol, skull and crossbones on yellow triangle Toxic gases are poisonous to humans. The most common are carbon monoxide and hydrogen sulphide.


periodic table oxygen It is important that oxygen levels do not fall too low, for respiration purposes, but they also should not get too high, as this can increase the chance of explosion.

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