Gas Leak Detection News

  • Monitoring Leak Rates During LPG Bottling

    LPG usually consists of butane, propane or a mixture of these gases, though the definition is country-dependent. It is produced from natural gas processing and oil refining, where it is separated via either refrigeration or distillation before being pressurised, liquefied and stored in cylinders under pressure so that it remains in its liquid form, and can be subsequently used as a gas or liquid. ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • Causes and Solutions for Air Bubbles in Microfluidic Systems

    Formation of gas bubbles in microfluidic systems can sometimes be desirable. For example, they enhance mass and heat transfer inside the system. However, they usually create complications, such as clogging of microchannels, and they have a very destructive effect on long term cell culture experiments. Undesirable gas bubbles always occur in microfluidic systems, especially when gas permeable ...


    By Chemyx Inc

  • Combustible Gas Leak Detector

    The NEW Model 7899 Gas Sniffer is a portable, rugged & VERY easy-to-use leak detection tool ideal for any HVAC professional. The 7899 is equipped with a highly sensitive tip to Pin-Point small leaks of any Combustible gases & Hydrocarbons from piping and/or appliances. (Natural Gas, ...

  • Introducing Axetris LGD F200P2-A CH4: Reproducible — Long-Term Stability

    Axetris AG (Switzerland) and its Laser Gas Detection (LGD) business line is pleased to announce the new LGD F200P2 module for Methane Leak Detection applications. With improved product and software design, the LGD F200P2 opens up further possibilities for Axetris customers, helping them to achieve better detection performance and long-term stability. A ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • The Guide to Instrument Valves

    Instrument Valve Introduction: Instrument valve is an attachment on the pipeline, usually a micro-control device, as the media off or change the media flow. Main types of instrument valves are: needle valve, needle valve, needle gate valve, micro-solenoid valve. In order to meet the factory live, many manufacturers are developing instrument valve ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • 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

  • Bacharach Offers Instrument for CO2 Leak Detection in Industrial and Retail Cold Storage and Machinery Rooms

    As the use of CO2 gas increases in popularity as a natural refrigerant due to its low environmental impact and increasing HFC (hydrofluorocarbon) regulations, Bacharach, a leading manufacturer of refrigerant and gas leak detection, from monitoring instruments and data solutions, to combustion and emissions analyzers, is offering an effective CO2 leak detection monitor for industrial and retail ...


    By CitiSafe Pte Ltd

  • New class of VOC sensors

    Alphasense has launched a new sensor for the measurement of VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds). The new p-type Metal Oxide sensor is a broadband total VOC detector with a range of 0 to 100 ppm (isobutylene) and 10-50 ppb detection limit, depending on the VOC. “This new class of metal oxide sensor will complement our existing range, which also includes PIDs, offering a lower cost alternative ...


    By Alphasense

  • Mass Flow based Pressure Controller demonstrated at Sensor and Test

    Axetris demonstrated the innovative mass flow-based pressure controller (MPC) at this year’s edition of Sensor+Test in Nuremberg, Germany. The MPC helps OEMs combine the MEMS-based thermal mass flow technology from Axetris with pressure control in an innovative way to create an Electronic Pressure Controller (EPC) par excellence. The innovative combination of mass flow and ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • PEFTEC 2017 announces programme of conferences

    The organisers of PEFTEC 2017 (Antwerp, 29-30th November) have published the Conference themes for this year’s event and announced that registration is now open via www.peftec.com.  PEFTEC is a specialist event focused on the testing, analysis and monitoring of downstream oil ...

  • Compulsive Hoarders in Puerto Rico Learn How the Condition Can Impact their Air Quality

    It is estimated that there are between 70,000 and 180,000 people living in Puerto Rico that are compulsive hoarders. These individuals display a pattern of behavior where the excessive acquisition of items and the inability to discard items can result in a person’s home being overrun with things.   Many compulsive hoarders keep the condition of their home a secret from ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Systech Illinois acquired by Union Park

    Industrial Physics, Inc., a Boston-based test and measurement manufacturer and portfolio company of Union Park Capital, have announced the acquisition of Systech Illinois. As specialists in gas and moisture measurement and analysis, Systech Illinois' application and technology expertise provides efficient gas analysis solutions in many industry sectors worldwide.  The company is ...


    By Systech Instruments Ltd

  • Ultraportable CH4/CO2/H2O for natural gas leak detection

    LGR offers a comprehensive, easy-to-use and economical system for natural gas leak detection, quantification and mapping (to Google Earth). Competitive systems consist of costly and delicate equipment and require long-term leases, and expensive software licenses and maintenance contracts. In contrast, LGR’s Natural Gas Leak Detection Systems (NGLD), composed of LGR’s renowned ...

  • BTU900 Economical 2 or 3 Gas Analyzer

    BTU900 Economical 2-3 Gas Analyzer - Residential Combustion Analyzer The NEW BTU900 Economical Residential Combustion Analyzer is the most advanced unit to meet the growing needs for Boiler & Burner Set-Ups, Servicing, & Maintenance.  Now available are field replaceable sensors for easy diagnostics and replacements to ...

  • Gas leaks fuel climate change

    A leading authority on the effects of methane in the atmosphere has called for a new drive to cut gas leaks from pipelines and wells. Euan Nisbet, professor of Earth sciences at Royal Holloway, University of London, says that ever more sensitive detection equipment using global satellite positioning systems has made it ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Indoor Water Leaks can Quickly Result in Mold Issues and Termite Infestations

    When a water leak occurs in a residential or commercial property, the presence of water and moisture can not only ruin and destroy building materials and personal belongings, it could also result in mold contamination, indoor air quality (IAQ) issues and even a termite infestation.  There are some species of termites that are attracted to water damaged ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Drones Take Flight as Part of New Landfill Monitoring Efforts

    Officials in Boise, Idaho, are taking to the air to inspect their landfill. But it’s not with traditional aerial photography. Instead, Ada County has acquired FAA approval to utilize a Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) or drone to collect high-resolution, 2-D images of its landfill on a more consistent basis. Previously, it used manned flights to get aerial photos once or twice a year. ...


    By Penton

  • Water Leaks, Termites and Mold Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses property damage from mold and termites caused by water leaks in a home or building.  “When water damage occurs, its presence can not only ruin and destroy building materials and personal belongings, it could ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • The risks of CO2 leakage through submarine ‘chimneys’

    NOC scientists are playing a key role investigating the risks of leaks from carbon dioxide (CO2) storage reservoirs situated under the seabed. Researchers from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) will work with academics at the University of Southampton, who are leading the project, and the University of Edinburgh to better understand the risks involved in the storage of CO2 in depleted oil ...

  • RISK SIS.MA. 2016 Exercise: a successful experience

    The RISK SIS.MA. 2016 Civil Protection exercise, held in Messina from 9 to 14 May, has successfully ended. Amongst the many emergency services, public institutions and volunteers organisations that participated, there are the Regional and National Civil Protection Department, the Firefighters Department, the Municipality of Messina, local schools and medical services. The ...


    By IES Solutions. S.r.l.

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