About Gastec

The Gastec Corporation of Japan has been designing and manufacturing gas detector tubes, pumps, and accessories for more than 40 years. Gastec manufactures more than 250 gas detector tubes, measuring the presence of over 600 substances. With Gastec, you can measure substances other tubes simply can’t – no other detector tube manufacturer can measure more substances. Gastec’s pre-calibrated direct-reading detector tubes indicate target substance concentration on scales printed on the tubes, eliminating the need for concentration charts and color comparison cards. Gastec Detector Tubes enable simple, quick, low-cost analysis anywhere.

Gastec Detector Tubes are manufactured in ISO-9001 certified facilities in Japan. To see Gastec’s ISO-9001 Certificate, please click here. Gastec's tubes are sold worldwide through a network of distributors, including its exclusive U.S. Master Wholesale Distributor, Nextteq LLC.

Gastec produces the world’s highest quality detector tubes, so it is hardly surprising that Gastec tubes have achieved compliance with a number of international approval bodies. Please visit our page on international standards and approvals for more information.

The Gastec Corporation was founded in September of 1970, and by 1973, they had begun the certification process for their gas detector tubes with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in the United States. After passing NIOSH’s stringent and wide-scale examinations, including evaluation of their manufacturing processes, Gastec became a well-known international company. After achieving the highest class of certification in both performance and the number of quality control (QC) programs, Gastec's direct-reading gas detectors gained a global reputation and remarkable growth in quality and number of products as well as production volume.