Gas Tracer PPM Leak Detector

Confined Space LEL Gas Monitor


  • Monitors ppm, LEL, and % volume methane, O2 and CO
  • PPM leak detector, detects down to 10 ppm CH4
  • “Leak tracker” audible/visual alarm mode for CH4 and CO
  • 0 to 100% volume Methane option
  • Auto-ranging display of % LEL and % volume
  • Barhole test mode
  • Bump test reminder option
  • Snap-logging – on demand data recording
  • Pump pause on demand
  • Internal sample drawing pump with up to 50 foot range
  • Lithium ion or alkaline power battery packs (interchangeable)
  • Up to 600 hours of datalogging with alarm trends
  • Intrinsically safe, ATEX/IECEx/CE or c CSA us (Optional)


The Gas Tracer is excellent for testing and detection of small gas leaks.


Built around high-quality micro-sensor technology, the Gas Tracer is RKI’s smallest personal 5 sensor monitor with a built in sample pump.


Gas Detected
Combustible Gases
(Methane as standard)
% Volume
Oxygen (O2)
Carbon Monoxide (CO)
Detection Principle
Catalytic combustion
Thermal conductivity
Galvanic cell
Electro- chemical cell
Detection Range
0 ~ 100% LEL
0 ~ 100% Vol.
0 ~ 5000 ppm
optional 10,000 ppm range version available
0 ~ 40% Vol.
0 ~ 500 ppm
Accuracy Statement
(whichever is greater)
± 5% of reading or
± 2% LEL
± 5% of reading or ± 2% of full scale
± 10% of reading or ± 50 ppm CH4
± 0.5% O2
± 5% of reading or ± 5 ppm CO
Sampling Method Internal sample pump, flow rate nominal 0.5 LPM, includes hydrophobic filter
Display Digital LCD with 7 segments, auto backlight during alarm
Preset Alarms
(User Adjustable)
1st alarm 10% LEL
2nd alarm 50% LEL
Over alarm 100% LEL
No alarms for
% Vol. CH4
Increasing tone/light pulse as concentration increases Low alarm 19.5% High alarm 23.5% Over alarm 40.0% 1st 25 ppm
2nd 50 ppm
TWA 25 ppm
STEL 200 ppm
Over 500 ppm
Alarms Types Leak Tracker Mode: Escalating audible/visual alarm, changes with gas level (audible can be turned off)
Gas alarms: 1st and 2nd, STEL, TWA (user adjustable) and OVER
Trouble alarms: Sensor connection, low battery, low flow, circuit trouble and calibration error
Alarm Methods Gas alarms: Flashing lights, two tone buzzer, and vibration
Trouble alarms: Flashing lights, trouble displayed, intermittent buzzer, and vibration
Operating Temp. & Humidity -20°C to +50°C (-4°F to +122°F)
0 to 95% RH, non-condensing
Response Time Within 30 seconds (T90)
Continuous Operation Alkaline battery: 15 hours Li-Ion battery: 10 hours
70°F (21°C)
Power Source Li-Ion battery pack, or 3 “AA” Alkaline battery pack; interchangeable
Safety Rating ATEX, TIIS, IECEx, CE, or optionally: c CSA us classified, as intrinsically safe. Class I, Division 1, Groups A, B, C, D
Note: Either ATEX (USA and worldwide) or CSA (Canada) version must be specified when ordering.
Dimension & Weight Approx. 143 (H) x 71 (W) x 43 (D) mm (5.6” H x 2.8” W x 1.6” D), approx. 350 g (12.3 ounces)
Case Material High dust & water resistant design. RFI shielded high impact plastic with protective rubber overmolding
Controls Five buttons: POWER / ENTER, DISPLAY, AIR, RESET, SHIFT
Standard Accessories • Belt clip • Rubber nozzle, 2.5” • Datalogging software
• 10” Probe • Manual • Quick reference card
• 10’ Hose • Training CD
Optional Accessories • SDM-2012 calibration stations • Calibration kit
• Li-Ion battery pack • AC or DC Charger
• Sample draw hoses (10’ standard, up to 50’ max. available) • Carrying case
Configurations 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 sensor units
Li-Ion or alkaline battery pack options
Warranty Two years material and workmanship


Gas Tracer parts list

# Part Number Description
1. 17-1001RK Tapered rubber inlet nozzle, 4”, RP-6, GX-2003, or Gas Tracer
2. 21-1833RK Filter holder, clear plastic, GX-2003
3. 33-1031RK Cotton balls, filters for probe, bag of 25
4. 33-0159RK Teflon filter disc, 10 pieces, RP-6 / GX-2003
5. 33-1112RK Wire mesh disk filter, RP-6 / GX-2003 / Gas Tracer, 10 pack
6. 21-1890RK Top cover assembly, Gas Tracer
7. 30-0022RK Pump replacement for Gas Tracer and RP-2009, with cable and connector
8. 21-1891RK Main case assembly, Gas Tracer
9. 07-6024RK Battery pack gasket, Gas Tracer / Gas Tracer
10. 07-6025RK Main case gasket, Gas Tracer / Gas Tracer
11. 51-1125RK LCD display, Gas Tracer / Gas Tracer
12. 57-2044RK CPU PC board assembly, Gas Tracer
13. 49-1406RK Battery, lithium, CR 1220, for main PCB, Gas Tracer / Gas Tracer
14. 30-1053RK Vibration motor, GX-2003
15. 10-1090RK Tap tight screw M2x4.5 mm, phillips self-tapping
16. 57-2042RK Sensor PC board assembly, Gas Tracer
17. 07-6026RK Sensor gasket, Gas Tracer / Gas Tracer
18. 33-7114RK Filter disk, H2S scrubber, 5 pack, for combustible diffusion port, set of 2, GX-2009 / GX-2001
19. 33-7102RK Filter, charcoal, for CO sensor, pack of 5
20. 21-1892RK Sensor cap assembly, Gas Tracer
21. 13-0118RK Belt clip, Gas Tracer / Gas Tracer
22. 49-1615RK Batter pack, lithium ion, Gas Tracer / Gas Tracer
23. 49-1616RK-01 Alkaline Battery pack cover with gasket, Gas Tracer / Gas Tracer
24. 49-1616RK-02 Alkaline Battery pack without cover with gasket, Gas Tracer / Gas Tracer
25. 13-0112RK Wrist strap, GX-2001/GX-2003/GX-2009
26. 10-1108RK Screw M2 x 16 SUS304 (100 pcs)
27. 10-1093RK Screw M2 x 6 SUS304 (100 pcs)
28. 10-1091RK Screw M2 x 5 SUS (100 pcs)
29. 10-1092RK Truss screw M2 x 5 SUS (100 pcs)
30. OS-BM2 O2 sensor OS-BM2
31. NC-6264A LEL sensor NC-6264AS
32. ES-1821 CO sensor ES-1821
33. ES-1827I H2S sensor ES-1827I
34. TE-7561 VOL sensor TE-7561
35. SH-8641 PPM sensor SH-8641
36. 49-1616RK Alkaline Battery pack without batteries with gasket, Gas Tracer / Gas Tracer



Gas Tracer Software

Gas Tracer Program Loader
3MB version 04145
Gas Tracer Data Logger Program
31MB version 05656
SDM-2012 Software
(Calibration Station)
Gas Tracer Program Loader Instructions
Gas Tracer Data Logger Management Program Operator’s Manual

Gas Tracer Literature

Gas Tracer Datasheet
Gas Tracer Product Datatsheet
SDM-2012 datasheet
SDM-2012 Datatsheet

Gas Tracer Manuals

Gas Tracer Manual
Standard ATEX version Operator’s Manual
Gas Tracer CSA Manual
CSA version
Operator’s Manual
Gas Tracer Spare Parts
Gas Tracer Spare Parts
Quick Check Supplement
Quick Check Cylinder Supplement
Gas Tracer Quick Reference Card
Quick Reference Card

Training Video

This video is also available on YouTube and CD (by request)

Distributor Resources

Gas Tracer Price List & Resources