Aerosols News

  • NEW TSI SidePak AM520 & AM520i Personal Aerosol Monitor

    TSI have just launched their brand new SidePak AM520 & AM520i Personal Aerosol Monitor and Shawcity are delighted to be able to take orders with immediate effect. The AM520 is the industry's smallest, portable, battery-operated, datalogging, light-scattering laser photometer that provides immediate access to aerosol mass concentration readings within a worker's breathing zone.     ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • TSI’s Environmental DustTrak Aerosol Monitor Achieves MCERTS Certification

    TSI Incorporated, a global leader in aerosol instrumentation, expands its innovative line of Environmental DustTrak™ Aerosol Monitors , now offering three additional models which meet the United Kingdom's environmental agency Monitoring Certification Scheme (MCERTS) for indicative ambient particulate monitors. MCERTS is based on ...


    By TSI Incorporated

  • Date announced for popular workplace and ambient dust workshop

    Following the success of a similar event last January, TSI and Ashtead Technology have organised another workshop focusing on workplace dust, aerosols and environmental particulates. The event, which is free to attend, will take place on Wednesday 11th January 2017 at TSI’s headquarters in High Wycombe. Ashtead’s Regional Sales Manager Josh Thomas recommends early booking: “This ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • 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

  • Climate models may be overestimating the cooling effect of wildfire aerosols

    Original story at MIT News Whether intentionally set to consume agricultural waste or naturally ignited in forests or peatlands, open-burning fires impact the global climate system in two ways which, to some extent, cancel each other out. On one hand, they generate a significant fraction of ...

  • 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

  • News on filter (media) test systems - Brand-new brochure available!

    Filter Test Systems Nature is also home to effective filters. For example, the leaves of a tree can absorb up to 700 kg of dust per year. But even the best filtration and separation system is useless if its function cannot clearly and reproducibly be validated. This is what the modular test rigs for complete filters and filter media that Palas® has already been building and developing ...


    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

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