Aerosols News

  • By joining forces with others, you can achieve anything. (Anonymous)

    This year, not just one but several of Palas’s partners heeded this advice: The environmental organization #MucOhneMief (“Munich without pong”) used our new mobile fine dust monitoring device Fidas Frog in the joint fight against particulate pollution in Munich. The cycling club “Radsportgemeinschaft Karlsruhe e.V.” helped in the integration of refugees, whose ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • Identifying Particulate Matter Pollution Hazards in Businesses and Institutions throughout Puerto Rico

    There are many industries across Puerto Rico and the Caribbean that expose workers to elevated levels of particulate matter, also known as PM. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) describes particulate matter as a mixture of solid particles and liquid droplets found in the air. Some particles, such as dust, dirt, soot or smoke, are large or dark enough to be seen with the naked eye. ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • PCB-Containing Caulk Found in Many Homes and Buildings

    Caulking is a common building material found in virtually all homes and buildings. The flexible material is used to seal gaps and joints to make them water and airtight.  Unfortunately, many caulking materials used in the past to build and renovate residential and commercial properties contained polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). According to research conducted by the U.S. Environmental ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • EPA Promulgates SNUR for Functionalized CNTs ( Carbon Nanotubes )

    On May 16, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated, through a direct final rule, significant new use rules (SNUR) for 55 chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMN), including functionalized carbon nanotubes (CNT) (generic). EPA states that it determined that any use of the functionalized CNTs without the use of impervious gloves, where there ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • New web-enabled ambient particulate monitor

    Ashtead Technology has added the new TSI Environmental DUSTTRAK Aerosol Monitor to its fleet of environmental monitoring equipment. Available to rent or purchase, the Environmental DustTrak is an advanced, mains or battery powered instrument for the continuous monitoring of ambient particulates, with ‘cloud’ based connectivity. “This new instrument will be ideal for a wide ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Palas at Powtech 2016

    Official release of Fidas Frog You are kindly invited to visit us during Powtech 2016 in Nuremberg here in Germany - from 19th to 21st April 2016 - at our booth number 3-302 in hall 3. Don't miss this opportunity to convince yourself on site e. g. of the quality and performance of our nanoparticle measurement technology and our aerosol spectrometers and ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • Do you know ... MMTC System?

    Practical testing of cleanable surface filters in accordance with standards and based on customer preferences The MMTC series offersultra-precise, reproducible testing systemsfor the development and quality control of cleanable filter media. The advantages of the MMTC series allow a clear, cost-effective and practically useful comparison of cleanable filter media andexceed the ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • Register now for Palas training courses - Registration deadline: 09 October 2015

    Registration deadline: 09 October 2015 Based on the successful hands-on training courses last year, we continue to offer hands-on training courses for the following applications: Monday, 02 November 2015, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Palas® training course “Particle Measurement from nano to micro” Tuesday, 03 November 2015, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • Come and see us at ACHEMA 2015 in Frankfurt!

    New booth, new ideas You are kindly invited to visit us during the Achema 2015 ( www.achema.de ) in Frankfurt, Germany (15.06.2015 to 19.06.2015) at our booth F77 in hall 11.1. Don't miss this opportunity to convince yourself on site e. g. of the quality and performance of our ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • Aerosolv

    Having problems getting rid of spent aerosol cans?  Did you know that even if you think the can is empty, it is still considered hazardous waste? For safe and quick disposal of aerosol cans, the Aerosolv is the only solution.  The Aerosolv punctures the aerosol can and evacuates the contents into a 55-gallon drum.  The liquid is collected in the drum ready for disposal, while a ...


    By S&G Enterprises, Inc.

  • Fit for Filtech 2015!

    We have invested lots of energy and thoughts in our new appearance. Come and see our new booth at Filtech 2015 in Cologne (Germany), hall C9, booth No. 11.1! Get information about newest developments in filter testing ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • Our LOAC Monitors highest peak of particulate pollution in Paris

    Through a partnership with the City of Paris, Airparif, CNRS, GENERALI and AEROPHILE, the balloon Generali located in the Parc André Citroën in Paris, one of the eight sites operated by the AEROPHILE group since 1999 has permitted a major scientific discovery for the health of the Parisians. Flying up to 300 meters high, in addition to the passengers flight, the balloon ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • Indian PTR-MS collects first VOC data from Indo-Gangetic Plain

    Prof. Vinayak Sinha lives and does his research in a region called the Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP). Home of one seventh of the world’s population and as a fertile region, it sustains agricultural food crop production for much of South Asia, yet it remains one of the most under-studied regions of the world in terms of atmospheric composition and chemistry. One of Prof. Sinha’s goals is ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Launch Announcement – Westech 7

    The W7 is a Seven Stage Cascade Impactor with Micro-Orifice Collector conforming to all the critical dimensions defined for USP Apparatus 5 & 6 and EP Apparatus E. The W7 is a multi-jet impactor with 8 removable collection cups and a convenient single tray design with operating flowrates between 15 and 100 L/min. Uniquely, each jet stage is removable allowing for easier cleaning, ...

  • One bloc moving climate progress forward at Warsaw

    In the climate negotiations under the United Nations framework, we are used to seeing geographical blocs and other blocs at loggerheads. The tension draws attention, but it isn’t the only story of blocs at the climate conference. In Warsaw Thursday, members of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition – 75 countries ...


    By The World Bank

  • Japan Announces Voluntary Guidance on Measuring Airborne Carbon Nanotubes in Workplaces

    Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) announced in October 2013 a voluntary guidance document on measuring airborne carbon nanotubes (CNT) in workplaces. The Technology Research Association for Single Wall CNTs (TASC), a consortium of nine companies and AIST, prepared ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • $700,000 in U.S. EPA Climate and Air Quality Grants Awarded to Two U.C. Schools

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded a $300,000 grant to U.C. Irvine and a $400,000 grant to U.C. San Diego for work to improve our understanding of how certain organic compounds form in the atmosphere. The grants are part of more than $4.3 million awarded to 13 institutions nationwide. Support from EPA, along with that of the National Science Foundation (NSF), the ...

  • EPA Awards More Than $4.3 Million in Partnership with NSF and NOAA for Climate and Air Quality Research

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced more than $4.3 million in grants to 13 institutions to study and improve our understanding of how certain organic compounds form in the atmosphere. Research performed by grantees will help the federal government improve its air quality management systems and climate change models with respect to organic aerosol formation and help EPA ...

  • Casella to show CEL-712 Microdust Pro for reliable real time detection of airbourne dusts, fumes and aerosols

    Casella CEL, Stand E53 Safety & Health Expo, NEC Birmingham 14-16 May 2013 Casella – global specialist in state-of-the-art occupational health and environmental risk measurement solutions – will be showing its newly launched CEL-712 Microdust Pro at  ...


    By Casella

  • POWTECH, 23-25 April 2013, Nuremberg (Germany)

    The mechanical processing technology experts meet again at POWTECH 2013 from 23 – 25 April 2013 in Nuremberg. Some 700 companies from more than 20 countries show their product spectrum and we will be there too! You are kindly invited to visit us at our booth 5-156 in hall 5 and convince yourself on site of the quality and performance of our products in the range of filter testing ...


    By Palas GmbH

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