Advanced Hydrogen Sensing

H2scan’s proven industrialized hydrogen sensing technology is vital for safe and effective operations in critical energy applications. Our Gen 5 solid state, small form factor sensor has no-consumable parts, delivers real-time and high-precision sensing with auto-calibration for 10+ maintenance-free years.

H2scan Sensing Applications:

Hydrogen Economy

Momentum behind the hydrogen economy is growing as more companies and countries invest in production of green hydrogen and find innovative applications that reduce greenhouse gases. H2scan technology senses hydrogen in the atmosphere and can be used in a wide range of hydrogen economy applications, making hydrogen greener and safer.

Electrolyzers and Fuel Cells

No matter how green the hydrogen, any leaks into the atmosphere reduce the environmental benefit of the fuel and can impact safety. Using a hydrogen monitor to detect hydrogen early is critical for fuel cells and / or electrolyzers safety applications.

Transformer Monitoring

Understanding transformer health is critical to reliably meeting customer demand and avoiding the small, but highly disruptive, chance of transformer explosions. Hydrogen is generated when significant issues like overheating, partial discharge and arcing occur in transformers. Continuous and real-time monitoring of hydrogen tracks and alerts operators to small problems before they become big problems.

Battery Room Safety

Vented lead acid and vented Ni-Cad batteries are commonly used in battery rooms because they offer cost-effective power storage. But these batteries dissipate hydrogen that can reach flammable levels. Hydrogen area monitors detect hydrogen in air and can trigger alarms or ventilation systems when hydrogen levels get too high.

Industrial Processes

Hydrogen is created as a byproduct of many industrial processes ranging from energy generation to chemical manufacturing, semiconductor manufacturing, and others. In all these applications, hydrogen must be detected, analyzed and measured quickly and accurately to avoid safety issues or equipment faults.

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H2scan Launches Four Critical New Hydrogen Monitoring and Sensing Solutions
[VALENCIA, CALIFORNIA] – May 7, 2024 – H2scan (, a leader in hydrogen sensing and industrial monitoring solutions, today announced the launch of four new products designed to drive significant efficiencies and performance improvements in transformer monitoring and protection for utilities and industrial or commercial asset managers. The four new products form a comprehensive solution […]
Transformer Reliability – What tools should be in your Toolbox?
Location: Virtual Webinar Join H2scan as we identify and review some of the most common tools used to monitor and assess the health of your transformer assets and how to incorporate them into your reliability plan. Link: H2scan GotoWebinar Meeting – Transformer Reliablility
H2scan Digest – February 2024
Learn about the bright future for battery energy storage systems & H2scan's battery room safety solution using hydrogen monitoring with H2scan's HY-ALERTA 5021.
Best Practices and Guidelines for Battery Safety and Compliance
H2scan's Jeff Donato discusses "Best Practices and Guidelines for Battery Safety and Compliance" in Electricity Today.
H2scan and EnviroGuard sign distribution agreement
Distribution agreement helps H2scan expand market presence in battery room safety. Read the press release.
DGA and Transformer Reliability
Traci Hopkins answers the question of how important dissolved gas analysis (DGA) to transformer safety and maintenance.

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