Air Sampling News

  • New DoD Fact Sheets on Vapor Intrusion

    A series of fact sheets has been prepared by the Department of Defense (DoD) Tri-Service Environmental Risk Assessment Workgroup (TSERAWG) to update and supplement the DoD Vapor Intrusion Handbook. These six fact sheets cover sampling and assessment techniques that allow for an improved understanding of vapor intrusion given temporal variability and the potential for the presence of background ...


    By Khemia Software Inc

  • Cleaner air, longer lives

    Original story at MIT News The air we breathe contains particulate matter from a range of natural and human-related sources. Particulate matter is responsible for thousands of premature deaths in the United States each year, but legislation from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is credited with ...

  • New Version of LaserNet Particle Analyzer Features Wide-Ranging Particle Counting and New Ferrous Monitoring Capabilities

    The new Version 7 of the LaserNet 200 Comprehensive Particle Analyzer Series from Spectro Scientific provides extensive analysis of particles in lubricating and hydraulic fluids. Compared to earlier releases, the new Series increases particle counting range up to 10 million particles/ml without dilution, and includes a new set of ferrous particle ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Train derailment prompts contaminated land investigation

    On March 30th 2015 a long freight train, transporting a variety of goods including lumber and chemicals, wound its way through the state of Mississippi. At around 5pm, part of the train failed to negotiate a curved portion of the track in a rural area near Minter City, resulting in the derailment of nine railcars, one of which leaked chemicals onto agricultural farmland and woodlands. Emergency ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • ABIH® Supports National and International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

    October 22nd through the 28th is International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (ILPPW). The World Health Organization (WHO) is promoting ILPPW awareness and actions to address the human health effects of lead exposure, especially for children. In the United States, the same dates are recognized as National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week which is being promoted by the Centers for Disease ...

  • Businesses and Institutions in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Begin to Reopen after Hurricanes

    Over a period of just weeks, Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate battered the Caribbean and major population centers of the United States and its territories. These powerful storms caused widespread destruction in places like Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, which suffered a one-two punch from the effects of Hurricanes Irma and Maria hitting just a few weeks apart. In ...

  • Certified Industrial Hygienists in Demand Following Hurricane Harvey

    This past weekend, Hurricane Harvey left a path of destruction across large parts of Texas.  In addition to the tragic loss of life, the historic storm has also caused countless dollars in property damage to residential, commercial and institutional properties. In fact, the damage has been so severe that a few days ago, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said the ...

  • Air monitoring equipment endorsed by the Chinese government

    Markes International (Llantrisant, UK) has announced that its automated air-monitoring systems for both canister and tube sampling have been officially endorsed by the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection. This cements their long-standing reputation as high-performance, well-designed and cost-effective technologies for the analysis of volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds (VOCs and ...


    By Markes International Ltd

  • Webinar: Want more flexible sample characterization?

    We invite you to attend our webinar introducing the Thermo Scientific™ Q250 SEM. The Q250 SEM is the advanced, flexible solution for current and future research applications. Featuring three imaging modes, high vacuum, low vacuum and ESEM, it accommodates the widest range of samples of any SEM system. Discover how sample characterization becomes complete with fast and accurate elemental ...


    By Thermo Fisher Scientific

  • The Power Pro ESP Electric Low-Flow Sampling Pump webinar

    The low-flow experts at QED have introduced the first electric pump designed specifically for low-flow sampling: the Power Pro ESP™ sampling pump. This mini-webinar (20-minute presentation, 10-minute Q&A) will introduce you to the Power Pro system, including: The unique “all-in-one” system design, with cable reel and controls in one package “Smart Pump” ...

  • AQMesh can complement air quality models, reference and indicative data sources

    Leading air quality small sensor system, AQMesh, has recently been shown to work alongside passive samplers and air quality models, as well as complementing reference station networks. A recent study shows AQMesh calibration against diffusion tubes and two 2017 conferences have highlighted the potential of such systems used in an air quality network. At the Dispersion Modellers User Group Meeting ...


    By AQMesh

  • New Dilutor and Homogenizer

    Accurate microbiology results are highly reliant upon the quality of your sample preparation. Our new automatic gravimetric systems, DiluCult and DiluCult 2, can help you to streamline your enrichment sample dilution workflow efficiency.  In addition, for efficient solid food sample preparation, we would also like to introduce the enrichment sample homogenizer (ESH). Introduce ...


    By Merck

  • AQMesh can also be scaled using diffusion tubes

    The AQMesh team has carried out a test which shows that calibration (scaling) of AQMesh against one, or ideally several, diffusion tubes, is a viable option when no local reference station is available. When three AQMesh pods and four NO2 diffusion tubes were co-located against a reference station, the diffusion tube readings were so consistent with the reference average reading for the period ...


    By AQMesh

  • Spectro Scientific Wins Patent for Extending LaserNet Fines® Particle Analysis Technology with Ferrous Particle Measurement Capability

    Spectro Scientific, one of the world’s largest suppliers of oil, fuel, and processed water analysis instrumentation and software, has been awarded U.S. patent 9,274,041, “Particle counter and classification system”, to extend the LaserNet Fines® particle analysis technology with new capabilities to size and count ferrous particles and measure total ferrous content by ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Spring Exam Period for CIH® Certification Begins this Week

    Later this week, the Certified Industrial Hygienist® Spring Exam window for successful Applicants looking to take their industrial hygiene careers to the next level begins. The CIH® exam is administered by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene® (ABIH®) and approved candidates have from April 1st until the last day of May to take the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • compEAct - A New Benchmark in TN and TS Analysis of Organic Sample Matrices

    Analytik Jena AG (Germany) introduces an innovation in the field of combustion-based analyzers for the determination of Total Sulfur and Total Nitrogen in organic elemental analysis. The ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • We present a new pneumatic pump for Microsense portable gas detector

    A new sampling device (pneumatic pump) for Microsense gas detector is available now. The sampling system is used together with "Microsense" gas detector and intended for air sampling from the copes under a top cover, from wells at a depth of (1,5±0,2) m and other inaccessible areas at a height of (3,0±0,2) m from the operator location. The device ...


    By IGM-DETECTOR Co. LTD

  • Analytik Jena Finds Entry into the Ultra-High Throughput Genotyping Market Through Co-Marketing Agreement with Illumina

    Analytik Jena has entered a partnership with Illumina, Inc. headquartered in San Diego. In so doing Analytik Jena gains access to the growing genotyping market currently being served by Illumina’s technologies by offering a production scale solution to provide ultra-high throughput sample preparation in support of Illumina’s enhanced 96-sample Infinium® XT BeadChip. ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • Bad Axe Products is Proud to Introduce Particulate Conqueror

    Bad Axe Products, LLC, recently introduced a new product to the restoration and remediation industry that is improving project processes and enhancing post-remedial clearance results.  Known as Bad Axe Particulate Conqueror (aka Bad Axe PC), the product is soon to become a project mainstay.   As the name implies, this innovative solution is already making a name for itself ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • EMLab P&K Fort Lauderdale Marks 11 Years As Accredited Asbestos Testing Lab

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announces another milestone as its Fort Lauderdale lab has been accredited for asbestos analysis for more than a decade. EMLab P&K’s Florida lab has been accredited by NIST NVLAP (Lab Code 200738-0) for 11 years for asbestos fiber analysis to identify asbestos ...


    By EMLab P&K

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