Skip to Primary Navigation Skip to Site Navigation Skip to Main Content All Site Map

Detection Instruments

Our Range

Detection products from 3M™ Quest™ are rugged, reliable instrumentation and software systems that detect, monitor, measure, evaluate and report occupational and environmental safety hazards.

Safety and Occupational Hygiene Professionals use 3M™ Detection Instruments for noise dosimetry and detection, sound level measurements, heat stress monitoring, and indoor air quality and environmental monitoring.

Quest Technologies, Inc. was acquired by 3M Company and is part of 3M PPE Safety Solutions.

Noise Measurement

Noise is one of the most prevalent occupational health hazards found in the workplace. It can cause permanent hearing loss, reduce worker concentration and inhibit communications, which may increase the risk of injury or even death.

3M™ Noise Meters provide users with easy, durable noise detection, helping identify where hearing protection may need to be worn. The meters range from basic and advanced sound level meters to noise dosimeters.

3M™ Noise Indicator NI-100

On-line catalogue

Heat Stress Monitors

Heat Stress prevention begins with the accurate measurement and analysis of heat stress in the workplace. The 3M™ QUESTempº series of heat stress monitors provides safety professionals with the durable, easy-to-use instrumentation needed to measure and analyse heat stress related exposure levels.

From manufacturing to military applications, there is a QUESTempº heat stress monitor.

Heat stress monitors brochure

On-line catalogue

Air Monitors

3M™ EVM Series Monitors both particulates and air quality in one compact instrument. This durable, easy to use model provides simultaneous worksite area monitoring of:

  • Particulate mass concentrations (0.1-10 um)
  • Select volatile organic compounds
  • Temperature
  • Relative humidity
  • Carbon dioxide
  • Select toxic gases
  • Air velocity (with purchase of optional accessory)

Its user-friendly interface, proprietary dial-in rotary impactor, and advanced reporting and analysis features make it a particulate and IAQ area monitoring instrument of choice for occupational hygienists and safety professionals worldwide.

Air monitors brochure

On-line catalogue

Hearing Conservation

Featured Solution

Hearing Conservation

Detection, protection and validation - now you have easy, single source access to the most complete line of industry-leading hearing conservation products.

3M™ Noise Indicator NI-100

Featured Product

3M™ Noise Indicator NI-100

A reliable device for checking when to wear your hearing protection in a noisy environment.

Follow Us

Contact Us

3M South Africa (Pty) Ltd
T: +27 11 806 2000
F: +27 11 806 2271
Email Us

Service & Calibration

To find out more about our Detection Instruments services, please visit our Service & Calibration page


Need Help?

For general question of information requests please Contact Us.

Search Product Catalogue