Kitagawa America is dedicated to delivering gas detection solutions and providing its customers with world-class service and technical support. With more than 20 years of experience in the gas detection industry, Kitagawa America directs the sales, service, and distribution operations for the Kitagawa brand throughout North, Central, and South America.

Kitagawa America is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Komyo Rikagaku Kogyo K.K. Komyo is the manufacturer of the Kitagawa brand Gas Detector Tube System, and is the originator of the piston style pump design. Founded in 1947, Komyo has consistently invested in Research & Development to continually improve the quality, sensitivity, and accuracy of its products. Komyo is ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified in the Development, Design, Manufacture, Sales, and Maintenance/Service of gas detector tubes and sampling pumps, air flow indicators, portable/personal gas monitors, and fixed gas detection systems.

The Kitagawa Gas Detector Tube system is a complete sampling and analysis system for determining the concentration of hazardous gases and vapors on the spot. Kitagawa America offers more than 300 types of detector tubes to detect a wide range of gases and vapors, in a multitude of concentration ranges from ppb to percent. Tubes are calibrated on a single pump stroke and provide a direct reading of the gas concentration. Each detector tube is wrapped in a thin transparent film that guards against the shattering of the glass tube and the dispersing of chemical reagent in the event of accidental breakage.

The company’s products are used in a wide variety of industries and applications:

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