About SCIMA

SCIMA Prozesstechnik offers solutions for the monitoring of gaseous streams in industrial processes, with a heavy emphasis on the measurement of combustible gases and vapors (LEL/LFL monitoring) and is the exclusive distributor for Control Instruments Corp. in the EU (except for Spain and Ireland) plus Switzerland and Norway.

SCIMA Prozesstechnik has more than 20 years of experience in the monitoring of combustible gases and vapors, we are a voting member in national committees for EU standards for gas detection devices to improve the existing standards and stay abreast of the most recent developments.

Our speciality is solvent vapor monitoring (LEL/LFL) in dryers for printing, coating and converting applications. Topics such as dryer optimization, EN 1539, ATEX, oxidizer protection (EN 12753),… are our daily business.

We can offer you:

  • Detailed analysis of your gas monitoring applications and design of an analyzer system matching the requirements of your application.
  • Preparation of a detailed offer for a gas analyzer system
  • Supply of all parts necessary for the operation of a gas analyzer
  • Commissioning of gas analyzers
  • Training seminars for your operator and maintenance personnel
  • Regular service and repair on-site by our specially trained and experienced field service engineers
  • Service ranging from simple regular functional checks up to the complete service

Our customers can be found in various sectors of industry:

  • solvent monitoring in printing, coating and converting of films, foils and paper
  • manufacturers of gas purification (oxidizer) systems
  • chemical and pharmaceutical industry
  • everywhere else where flammable gases and vapors, in particular solvents, are used or generated in industrial processes

SCIMA’s Managing Directors:

Alf-Christian Achilles
For more than 20 years Alf-Christian Achilles has been using his extensive experience in the field of LEL monitoring for the benefit of our customers evaluating the requirements of such applications and designing analyzers systems to match those requirements.

Apart from his application experience he can draw on a wealth of regulatory knowledge and insights: he is a long-standing member of the German national standardization committee UK 966.1 „Gas Detectors for Hazardous Gases“ of the “German Commission for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies (DKE)” which concerns itself with EU standards for gas detection. Additionally he is a member of the project group “Measuring and Warning Equipment for Hazardous Gas Concentrations“(MEWAGG) of the “German Statutory Accident Insurance” (DGUV).

Jagruti Patel
Starting as a young engineer as part of the development team for the first generation of FTA analyzers in the 1980’s Jagruti Patel has later become a driving force in the active development of the European market for these analyzers.