Today, carbon dioxide (CO2) is an indispensable additive in the production of beverages. However, under certain circumstances, it can be extremely dangerous for employees. This risk can be controlled by continuous monitoring of the production process.

Carbon Dioxide performs many different functions in the beverage industry: in the form of carbon dissolved in water, it provides a refreshing effect. Live sensory quality for an extended period of time and prevent it from overturning during storage. Also reduce unwanted foam formation. Its scopes usually include:

  • Carbonation
  • Fermentation
  • Pressurization and washing
  • Inerting



With the robust Dräger Pac® 8000, you’ll be well equipped for tough conditions: this non-disposable, personal single-gas detection device is a reliable and precise instrument, which detects hazardous concentrations of 29 different gases, including CO2.


  • Strong performance for maximum safety
  • Sensors for special gases
  • Robust design – even for the toughest conditions
  • Easy handling thanks to clear user guidance
  • User-friendly display with all important information
  • 360° alarm with various functions
  • Data logger and event logger for analyses and reports
  • Economical operational costs
  • Fast function test saves time and money


Technical Data

  • Battery service life: Minimium of 2 years
  • Protection class: IP68
  • Aire pressure: 700 to 1300 hPa
  • Air humidity: 10 to 90 % relative humidity, non-condensing
  • Temperature: -30 oC to 55oC (briefly up to -40oC for 1 h, depending on the sensor)
  • Approvals: cCSAus, IECEx, ATEX, CE