Carbon monoxide poisoning is the most common type of fatal poisoning in many industrialized countries. Carbon monoxide is a colourless, odorless and tasteless gas caused by the incomplete combustion of hydrocarbon fuels. Carbon monoxide is a toxic gas to the human body, when inhaled it binds to hemoglobin, myoglobin, and mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase reducing oxygen storage, transport and respiration in these organelles.
CO (carbon monoxide) and CO2 (carbon dioxide) are generally measured to ensure process control. CO2 is the desired product and CO is undesired in combustion since it will explode in high enough concentrations. CO2 and CO concentrations can also be used to determine other process-specific efficiencies. Continuous emissions monitoring equipment that can be calibrated as a CO and CO2 analyzer is thereby essential for process control.
Determining levels of CO and CO2 and their respective ratio in the oxychlorination reactor contributes to overall process efficiency. The on-line analyzer system uses a selective CO/CO2 measurement by means of multi-wavelength infrared with automatic optical span possibility.
Our range of safety analysers can offer early detection of fire / explosive conditions. From CO monitors for pulverising coal mills through to UV flame and smoke detectors installed on oil rigs and the cross-channel passenger shuttles, operated by Eurotunnel.
Many forklift trucks have internal combustion engines that burn propane, natural gas, diesel, or other fossil fuels. A portable combustion gas and emissions analyzer can be used to optimize combustion efficiency & maximize fuel savings, identify and quantify sources that can adversely affect safety and comfort in the work environment, and measure and reduce harmful emissions in the forklift engine exhuast gas.
Poorly controlled the concentration of gases such as CO, CO2, CH4 in the metallurgical industry cause poisoning, explosions and other accidents, and pose a serious threat to the safety in production. So it is essential to check the content of these gases for energy conservation, increase productivity, reduce energy consumption and protect the safety of life and product. The company`s gas analysis technology can accurately and reliably measure various industrial gas content, to provide a complete.
VOCS are volatile organic compounds, according to their chemical structure it can be divided into alkanes, aromatic hydrocarbons, esters, aldehydes, etc. The most common type of gas composition are benzene, toluene, xylene, styrene, trichloroethylene, chloroform, trichloroethane, diisocyanate (TDI), two different cyanide methyl ester, etc. the gas is discharged in industries such as the spray paint, petrochemical, chemical, shoes, printing, electronics, clothing dry cleaning, oil, construction, etc. VOCS has big...
Traffic, especially in urban locations, is one of the greatest contributors to air pollution. Traffic produces a variety of different pollutants that include particulates, NO2, NO, CO, hydrocarbons and in some cases SO2. The monitoring of roadside pollution can be challenging as often it is difficult to find suitable locations for large air quality monitoring systems and many sites that are available can be too far away to be representative of roadside air pollution.
Most large coal fired power plants and combustion processes are required to monitor CO, NO and NO2 (NOx), SO2 and possibly CO2; in addition the analyser has to be normalised to Standard conditions. For this application CODEL offers the five channel GCEM 40 series which uses Infrared absorption to measure these gases plus moisture, pressure and temperature. The analyser can be configured for single channel operation to monitor any of these gases plus CH4 and HCl.
Boiler combustion control, O2 and CO
DeNOx system, NH3 and NO
Electrostatic precipitators (ESP), CO monitoring for explosion prevention
Stack gas emissions, NH3, H2O, NO
Coal silos, CO monitoring for explosion prevention and detection of smouldering fires (only in coal fired plants)
Stack gas emission
Coal silo, explosion prevention
The mining industry uses chemicals as ‘flotation’ agents in the recovery of sulphide minerals containing metallic elements (e.g., copper, nickel, silver, gold) from ore slurries. Sodium ethyl xanthate (SEX) is one of most common flotation agents, and it decomposes to form ethanol, carbon disulfide CS2, and Carbonyl Sulfide COS. These harmful gaseous compounds must be monitored from the indoor air at the enriching plant.
There are many types of stationary and mobile internal combustion engines that can run off gas or diesel fuels. Engines can be lean burning at a high air to fuel ratio (AFR) or rich burning at a low AFR. The exhaust stack gases from engines contain pollutant gases including CO, NO, NO2, NOx, and CxHy hydrocarbons as well as particulate matter. Measuring the engine exhaust emissions is important for engine tuning, performance optimization, safety, and proving emissions compliance to regulatory authorities.
Blast furnace offgas, combustion control, CO, CO2, O2
Converter (Basic oxygen furnace BOF)
CO gas recovery
O2 measurement for explosion prevention
Electric arc furnace offgas, combustion control, CO, O2, H2O
Reheating furnaces, O2
CO analysis in oven offgas
O2 analysis for explosion prevention in raw coke gas or after tar precipitator
NH3 measurement after scrubber
H2S measurement after scrubber
Preheater exit, CO monitoring
Electrostatic precipitators (ESP) after pre-heaters, CO monitoring for explosion prevention
Coal silo, CO monitoring
Exit of coal mill, dust filter, CO monitoring
Stack gas emissions, HCl and HF
Stack gas emissions
Coal silo, explosion prevention
Measurement of particulates, SO2, NOX, CO, hydrocarbons and greenhouse gas emissions from the mineral process industries requires careful selection of instrumentation. Ecotech offers a complete monitoring solution tailored to this industry.