Gas Monitor Bump/Function Tests - Why Challenge Test?

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Why Challenge Test? (Function or Bump Testing)

Gas detection manufacturers, standards and code of practice documents (AS/NZS2865/61779) recommend that all instruments are function or bump tested using a certified gas mixture prior to operation.Altair 2x

A 'bump" or "challenge" test of your gas detector will determine whether the unit is fit for use.

Not only does the bump/challenge test verify the unit will respond to gas, it also confirms that the detectors audio and visual alarms are in working order.

This means that when a worker is out in the field, they will be able to hear / feel / see when your detector goes into alarm if/when exposed to gas.