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How to Use this Website

1. Navigation

You can either use the top navigation bar with its dropdown menus, or you can click on the top or side navigation tabs to display the available options with some explanatory text. Try it for yourself - click anywhere on the panel to take you to the web page.

SKC Offices

SKC Ltd building 100x100The contact details for the SKC offices.

International Distributors

globe 100x100The contact details for our international distributors.

Note that clicking on the SKC logo at the top of the page will always take you to the home page.

2. Main Images

Hover over an image and if a "hand icon" is shown, click or tap on the image to reveal an enlarged version, e.g.

Thoracic PPI 2L/min
Respirable PPI 2L/min
Respirable PPI 4L/min
Respirable PPI 8L/min
     if there is more than one image then you can scroll through them. 

3. Sliders

Also known as "accordions" click on the required title bar to display the information - any sliders already open will be closed/collapsed. Try it for yourself:

UMEx 300 Accessories
Description Pack Size Part Number  
Stand for Indoor Sampling Each 690-302   690-302 Stand for mounting passive samplers for Indoor Sampling 
Shelter for Outdoor Sampling Each 690-303   690-303 Shelter for mounting passive samplers for Outdoor Sampling 
Stand for Indoor Sampling


Shelter for Outdoor Sampling


UMEX 300 Ammonia Passive Sampler

UMEx 300 NH3

4. Product Images in Tables

Hovering the mouse over a thumbnail image in a table will shown an enlarged version of the image. Try the example below:

Description Part Number  
Red nylon pump pouch with adjustable waist belt and shoulder strap 224-96A  224-96A Red nylon pump pouch with adjustable waist belt and shoulder strap for Sidekick pump 

Please note that if you are viewing this website on a mobile device (smartphone or tablet) larger versions of these images with their part number will be automatically shown below the table as well for convenience.

Red Nylon Pump Case


5. Hover over symbols

There are many tables of information on the SKC Ltd website, with particular information highlighted by symbols, the explanation of which appears after the table. For convenience, if the mouse is hovered over such a symbol (or clicked on when using a smartphone or tablet) a panel will be displayed to explain it. Such symbols are highlighted with a yellow background, as in the following extract from a colour gas detection tube table:

Chemical Tube Name Measuring Range (ppm) Note Shelf Life (years) Part Number
Methyl chloroformate

Vinyl chloride 58-1160 +     *     810-131LA

Notes to Table:

* Refrigerated storage - tubes to be stored at ≤10°C
+ Twin tubes, sufficient for 5 tests (first tube is a scrubber/oxidiser tube, the second tube provides the reading)

6. Abbreviations

Abbreviations are used extensively in tables, especially the sorbent tube tables, and hovering the mouse over the abbreviation (or clicking on it when using a smartphone or tablet) will provide an explanation, such as in the extract below from the charcoal sorbent tube table (i.e. Ends, Tube Cover, Separators). The abbreviations are also always listed at the end of the table, as shown below.

Size (mm)
Sections Sorbent
Ends Tube
Separators Pack
Part Number
Anasorb CSC, Coconut Charcoal 6 x 70 2 100/50 GS A   FFW 50 226-01

Table Notes:

*  Limited shelf-life; contact SKC for more information
  Limited shelf-life; refrigerator/freezer storage may be required. Contact SKC for more information.

Tube Ends:

GS:  Glass Sealed
GO:  Glass Open
SS:   Stainless Steel Open

Protective Tube Covers:

A:  6 mm OD x 70 mm length
B:  8 mm OD x 110 mm length
C:  10 mm OD x 150 mm length
D:  10 mm OD x 220 mm length and shorter tubes
P:   Low-volume PUF Tube Holder - Do not use an adjustable low flow holder
V:  OVS Tube Holder - Do not use an adjustable low flow holder


W:  Glass Wool
G:  Glass Fibre Filter
F:   Foam
N:   Nylon Ring
Q:   Quartz Filter
R:   Glass Spacer
S:   Screen
T:   PTFE Ring

7. Scroll To Top

There is a convenient "scroll to top" button Scroll to Top Button for User Convenience at the bottom right hand side of the screen.

8. Buttons

Context-sensitive buttons, such as Example Call to Action button, are provided for quick and convenient access to the most useful and frequently required web pages.