Re: Fuel Cell House, was Re: TECH: fuel cell car

Date: Mon May 07 2001 - 16:55:29 MDT

Robert Coyote wrote:
> Ok so if it is organoleptically detectable in ridiculously low
> concentrations, then what about not using human noses, what about electronic
> sniffer chips standardised, cheaply mass produced, and manditory by law,
> like smoke detectors?

I don't know any cheap mass-produced sensors which have an odour
threshold of:

Odor Threshold: Ethanethiol=0.2 ppb, isopropyl mercaptan=0.024 ppb TBM=0.008 ppb

This is mindbogglingly low. Even while we're not canines, our rhinoequipment
is quite impressive.

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