Detector or Detector Shoe

Scanning shoe carrying one or more transducers, used to protect transducers from mechanical damage.

Source: API RP 5A5, Field Inspection of New Casing, Tubing, and Plain-end Drill Pipe, Reaffirmed August 2010. Global Standards



Detector is the sensing element which measures the gas concentration.

Source: IMO MSC.1/Circ.1370, Guidelines for the design, construction and testing of fixed hydrocarbon gas detection systems, 22 June 2010, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance


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