Particulate News

  • Airborne Contaminants, Respirable Particulates and Lung Cancer Risks in Puerto Rico

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths and the second most common cancer among both men and women in the United States. The agency states that the most important thing a person can do to lower their lung cancer risk is to quit smoking and to avoid secondhand smoke. The second leading cause of lung cancer is radon, a ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • IONICON presents the new CHARON aerosol inlet for PTR-TOFMS

    IONICON Analytik, the Austrian based leading manufacturer of real-time trace gas analyzers, introduces a new sample introduction system for aerosols to complement its PTR-TOFMS series products: CHARON. This revolutionary new inlet enables IONICON PTR-TOFMS series instruments to measure aerosols directly with the most versatile, reliable ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Bad Axe Restoration Products Introduces Ravage Rinse Organic Stain Remover and Multi-Purpose Cleaner

    Following the introduction and widespread success of Bad Axe Particulate Conqueror earlier this year, Bad Axe Restoration Products is pleased to introduce their latest groundbreaking product for the restoration and remediation industry. Bad Axe Ravage Rinse is a super concentrate, non-residue forming wettable powder that uses the power of oxygen for surface preparation, source removal and organic ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • ECOTECH Pty Ltd and Amity University Gurgaon sign Scientific Cooperation Memorandum of Understanding to Monitor Aerosols in India

    Extending its ongoing relationship with Amity University, India’s leading research and innovation driven private university, ECOTECH has entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the university’s Gurgaon campus, located in Manesar, Haryana.  The MOU establishes a collaborative relationship to facilitate ongoing scientific research in aerosol monitoring. The formal ...


    By Ecotech Pty Ltd

  • 3D Printing and Worker Exposures to Airborne Pollutants

    Three-dimensional (3D) printers are becoming increasingly popular as the technology advances and costs decrease. Today, 3D printers can be found everywhere, from research laboratories in schools, universities and businesses to factory floors and even in some people’s homes.  As these devices become more common, concerns have been raised about chemicals (volatile organic ...

  • New Webinar Now Available On Demand - Measuring Opacity and Particulate Emissions From Combustion Processes

    View our webinar where we introduce the concepts behind opacity and particulate measurement, describe the key technologies and provide detailed insight into the requirements for a successful installation. An opacity monitor provides a simple and robust means for emissions monitoring in combustion processes, but under some conditions a particulate matter (PM) monitor may be necessary. ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Occupational Exposure Risks in Puerto Rico to Fossil Fuel Vapors, Exhaust Gases and Particulate Matter

    Tens of millions of gallons of gasoline and other fossil fuels are imported into Puerto Rico each year. These fuels are essential for transportation, generating electricity and to keep businesses running smoothly.  As a fuel, gasoline is used to power everything from cars, boats and some trucks to lawn mowers, recreational vehicles and generators. Gasoline can even be used as a solvent in ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • AQMesh in BBC air quality feature

    AQMesh showed its versatility in the BBC’s Inside Out feature on air quality (West region). The programme aired on 6th March but is available on iPlayer at www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08h4m30 until 5th April. AQMesh pods were used on the back of a bicycle and inside a taxi, to show the NO2 and particulate matter exposure experienced by ...


    By AQMesh

  • 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

  • Makers of MMR Mold Stain Remover Announce Corporate Name Change to Bad Axe Products, LLC

    Healthy Home Solutions, LLC, the company best known as the “MMR guys” based upon their popular flagship product MMR mold stain remover, have announced they are officially changing their company name to Bad Axe Products, LLC. The new name reflects the evolving focus and standards of the company as they continue to expand and develop new and innovative products. Just as the ...


    By SgurrEnergy Ltd.

  • Tecam Group to exhibit at Exponor Chile 2017

    Tecam Group will be exhibiting at Exponor 2017, the International exhibition for Mining in Antofagasta, Chile, on 15-19 May 2017. At this event Tecam Group will be promoting its environmental technology for the Mining industry. The company will be showcasing its Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO), which helps reducing the polluting emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) ...


    By Tecam Group

  • Identifying occupational exposure risks to particulate matter in New York

    Throughout New York and the tri-state area there are countless workers in numerous occupations that are exposed to elevated levels of particulate matter, also known as PM. Some particulate matter, such as dust, dirt, soot, or smoke, is large or dark enough to be seen with the naked eye. Others are so small they can only be detected using an electron microscope. ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • 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

  • Identifying and Mitigating Particulate Matter Pollution Exposure Risks

    Particulate matter (PM) is described by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a mixture of solid particles and liquid droplets found in the air. Some of these particles, such as dust, dirt, soot or smoke, are large or dark enough to be seen with the naked eye, but others are so small they can only be detected using powerful instruments.   Because PM ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 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 ...

  • HORIBA India Technical Center opens in Pune, India

    Becoming a demonstration base for emission measurementsystems and advanced analytical instruments HORIBA India Private Limited., a group company of HORIBA, Ltd. will open the Technical Center on November 30, 2016 in Pune in the western part of India. The city is known for hosting various automotive related companies. The HORIBA India Technical Center comprises test facilities equipped ...


    By HORIBA Europe 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

  • Particulate Matter Pollution and Health Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses how exposure to particulate matter (PM) pollution can impact people’s health.   “Particulate matter pollution can be comprised of particles that can to be seen with the naked eye, but other ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 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.

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