Features & Benefits of the Dräger PAC Series

Ensuring the safety of your environment is vital during field work, and the Dräger PAC series is designed to enable you to do so in a quick and efficient manner. Dräger’s PAC range of single-use gas detectors offer a reliable method of monitoring the gases in the atmosphere, using the latest technologies.

Each device is made with a robust rubber housing that is chemical-resistant and therefore can survive extreme conditions. Powerful sensors with a very low T-90 response time ensures quick reactions, keeping the user alert to any changes in the atmosphere almost immediately.

The PAC range requires low maintenance and low gas consumption for function tests, ensuring each gas monitor has low operating costs. All of the devices are rated IP68, with the sensors being protected by a dust and water filter.

For ease of use, the PAC range is made with large, language-free screens that clearly display necessary information including remaining operating time and battery capacity. The bright, backlit screens are easily-read in harsh conditions. Each sensor variant features its own clear colour coding to minimise the risk of mistakes.

This range features four variants, each of which is designed to suit different conditions. Take a look at our breakdown below to help you make an informed decision about which device is right for you:


Dräger PAC 6000 Gas Detector - Main Product Image

Dräger PAC 6000 Gas Detector

The Dräger PAC 6000 model is used to reliably detect CO, H2S, SO2 or O2 levels in the atmosphere, even in the toughest conditions. Its robust design is suitable for use in harsh environments, while its powerful sensors can detect gases very quickly.

With a powerful battery, this single gas detector model ensures maximum safety for up to two years with minimal maintenance required. However, this disposable deign is unable to be recharged and has a limited life span of two years.



Dräger PAC 6500 Gas Detector - Main Product Image

Dräger PAC 6500 Gas Detector

The Dräger PAC 6500 also comes with a two-year battery life, however the battery within the model can be replaced at the end of its life, allowing the device to be reused again and again. This single-gas model can detect your choice of CO, H2S, SO2 or O2 levels accurately.

Alongside the standard alarms, secondary alarms can be defined for Threshold Limit Values and Short Term Exposure Limit. These 360° alarms are highly audible and visual, and also vibrate to ensure the user is made aware.


Dräger PAC 8000 Gas Detector - Main Product Image

Dräger PAC 8000 Gas Detector

The Dräger PAC 8000 model can detect your choice of 29 gases, including a selection of special gases that no other device from this range can monitor. These special gases are carbon dioxide (CO2), chlorine gas (Cl2), hydrogen cyanide (HCN), ammonia (NH3), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), phosphine (PH3) and organic vapours (OV or OV-A) in the atmosphere.

This reusable device works especially well when detecting special gases, for example it can detect ozone (O3) from concentrations as low as 0.02ppm.



Dräger PAC 8500 Gas Detector - Main Product Image

Dräger PAC 8500 Gas Detector

The Dräger PAC 8500 detector has the ability to monitor two gases at once with the use of the dual sensor for O2 / CO or H2S / CO. This allows the user to safely detect even low concentrations for two gases from the use of one device, which decreases the amount of downtime.

This reusable device has a service life of two years and has no requirement for calibration or maintenance during operating life. This significantly lowers operating costs and reduces downtime between uses.



Take a look at our YouTube video detailing the features of the PAC range:

We have also included a handy chart below (courtesy of Dräger) to allow you to easily compare each of the devices:

Drager PAC Series Chart

To see more gas detectors, check out our dedicated gas detector category page.

If you need more information or you have any enquiries, please contact us on 0845 3300 447 or email our team at info@rockallsafety.co.uk.

Posted by Laura Dronfield

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