MSA ALTAIR 5X Multigas Detector

MSA ALTAIR 5X Multigas Detector

Pine Item #51292

The rugged, multi-featured ALTAIR 5X Multigas Detector boasts several options that provide maximum safety and make it easy to use in even the most demanding situations. It features large buttons for easy use, and its polycarbonate housing protects the detector from drops of up to 10 ft (3 m). The detector also boasts the exclusive MotionAlert™, which lets others know if the user has become immobile, and InstantAlert™, a manual alarm that alerts others if a dangerous situation has arisen. The glow-in-the-dark housing makes it easy to see in a confined space, while the large buttons and bright display make operation possible even when the user is wearing gloves.

ALTAIR 5X can measure up to 6 gases simultaneously and is driven by advanced MSA XCell ® Sensor Technology. These sensors offer superior response time, stability, accuracy, reliability, and extended service life.


Detects combustible gases in LEL and/or volume percentage range, oxygen, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, sulfur  dioxide, ammonia, chlorine, VOCs,  and many others depending upon sensor configuration.

Rugged overmolded polycarbonate housing provides unsurpassed durability, including ability to survive 10-ft. (3m) drop; IP65-certified.

Field-proven integral pump provides consistent gas flow, eliminating concerns of externally-attached components.

MotionAlert feature option tells others that user has become immobile.

InstantAlert feature provides manual alarm to alert others as to a potentially hazardous situation.

PID option allows for accurate, reliable VOC response with programmable reference factors.


Confined space

Fire service

General industry

Oil and gas


Construction industry

Turnarounds and plant maintenance

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