breath monitoring Articles

  • Dry Ice –Carbon Dioxide: Where is it being used and how to handle safely?

    Carbon dioxide, in its solid form, is colder than ice. It is so cold, in fact, that handling it without protection can cause frostbite. It does not melt, but instead dissipates into a gas that can be dangerous to breathe. This substance is called dry ice, and, when handled properly, has many useful applications. The most practical use of dry ice is to keep things cold. It can be used to flash ...

  • Why is Humidity Important?

    Moisture matters. Just ask any runner who’s slogged through a steamy afternoon. The same can be said for medical professionals trying to analyze a person’s breath. Here’s what happens. Humidity Can Impact Accuracy and Damage Equipment During medical procedures, an anesthesiologist measures the concentration of carbon dioxide in a patient’s breath. They do this ...

  • G200 detects N20 leak in sedation equipment at dental surgery - Case Study

    About the customer Dental practice, Dover, England Challenge the customer faced A dental engineer was sent to investigate N2O problems at the dental surgery after complaints from staff about the effects of the gas. Previous passive monitoring in the surgery had indicated a time weighted average (TWA) of N2O at 90ppm, and a suspected leak in a faulty machine. The machine was sent to be ...

  • Remote monitoring of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

    Indoor air quality (IAQ) relates to a number of environmental factors inside a building that can impinge on the health, comfort, or work performance of the building’s occupants. Monitoring IAQ is vital because it is estimated that the average person spends 90% of their time breathing “indoor air”. Remote monitoring of IAQ sampling data collected by PPM Technology’s ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Analox Attends National Fire Protection Association Exhibition

    This year’s NFPA, National Fire Protection Association exhibition was held in a very wet and windy Boston. Unseasonably cool, the city’s main exhibition centre held the 2017 NFPA conference and discussion forums with a busy exhibition showcasing the latest technologies within the fire protection remit. Held over four days, the event provides a platform for professionals within the ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Analox Distributor Profile: Advanced Marine

    Advanced Marine, a valued distributor of Analox, has been Southeast Asia’s leading supplier of commercial diving, survey, ROV and subsea equipment for over 35 years. Keen to offer a wide range of products for its customer’s benefit, Advanced Marine stock a catalogue of diving equipment from over 40 OEMs (original equipment manufacturers). Included are several of Analox’s ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Project Breathe London, UK - Case Study

    Summary: 100 AQMesh pods are used as stationary monitoring points in the groundbreaking Breathe London project; a hyperlocal air quality monitoring network providing a real-time map of air pollution across the city. Location: London, UK Date: July 2018 - Present Customer: C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group / Environmental Defense Fund Europe Objective: To map air pollution at an ...


    By AQMesh

  • Canada Codes for Mining Safety Increase

    According to the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service, Canada remains among the world’s most open countries in terms of trade and investment in mining. Figures produced by the trade body state that the mining industry contributes $52.6 billion to the gross domestic product (GDP) and accounts for 20.4 % of Canadian goods exports and has the world’s third largest mining supply with ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • WHO report on diesel fumes puts sharp focus on need for effective monitoring

    The World Health Organisation this month reclassified the dangers of diesel exhaust fumes, upgrading the risk from probably carcinogenic to a definite cause of cancer. The WHO report is based on the findings of research on workers in high risk areas, and puts a sharp focus on the need for effective monitoring in industries such as mining, rail, transportation, construction, power generation and ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • SCUBA diving gas analysis - keep safe, keep diving

    If you plan to scuba dive, you need to know about the different gases available. Many people think that you can breathe the same air underwater that you breathe on the ground. However, this is not the case. Regular air contains a high amount of nitrogen (78%), which can do strange things to your body when you are underwater and under pressure. On deep dives, too much nitrogen can have an ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Use of Oxygen Monitors for Nitrogen, Argon, or Cryogenics and Where They Are installed

    An oxygen deficiency monitor or O2 monitor is found in many settings where colorless, odorless gases -- including nitrogen, argon, CO2, and cryogenic gases -- are used. Always monitoring, the oxygen detector can tell when gas levels rise above those deemed safe, and let off a timely alarm. Learn which settings commonly use an O2 monitor, how the monitor works, and why it is beneficial. How Does ...

  • Typical Sensor Location Considerations

    The sensor mounting location within a space may be dependent on many variables. There are no specific formulas since each application will have it’s own determining factors and priorities. These include, but are not limited to: source of gas: Is the source a combustion exhaust from a vehicle or furnace or a vapour from a tank spill, pipe leak, or faulty valve? density of gas: some ...


    By Arjay Engineering Ltd.

  • PureAire O2 Monitor for Food Manufacturing Tunnel/Freezers with N2 and CO2: Using a 10 Year No Calibration Sensor

    For flash freezing nothing beats a liquid nitrogen or carbon dioxide immersion or tunnel style freezer for efficiency, overall performance, and cost savings. If you haven't yet switched to an immersion freezer, doing so now could position you to better compete in your market segment and save money over time. Learn more about why these freezers are a must for frozen food manufacturers. Immersion ...

  • Great Ways to Prevent Birds From Invading Your Garden

    Pest birds, such as crows, can eat away your garden progress before you are even able to enjoy it. Bird droppings can also be hazardous to your health and even the plant’s health. Here are a few ways to prevent birds from invading your personal garden. Scare Tactics Birds are scared of humans, but who has the time to stand in their garden all day? Creating a scarecrow can be a fun project ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke at work, at home, and during leisure time: personal exposure measurements by diffusive sampling of airborne 3-Ethenylpyridine

    Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) is associated with an increased risk of several diseases. In 2002, the ETS exposure level was studied in a Finnish cross-sectional population sample with a sub-sample of currently working nonsmokers. In all, 123 nonsmokers (25-64 years) reporting at least 1 h of daily exposure to ETS participated in personal exposure measurements. Two 3 M organic vapor monitors, ...


    By SAGE Publications Ltd

  • Working Principles of Air Monitoring: Light Scattering; Electrochemical, NDIR, PID

    Oizom has years of experience in stimulating innovation by creating groundbreaking technology for environmental monitoring. With an IoT-based development approach, Oizom has been able to successfully unlock multiple solutions, catering to various industries. Our sensing technology works on proven working principles like NDIR, Electrochemical Analysis, Semiconductor, Optical Measurement, and ...


    By Oizom Instruments Pvt. Ltd.

  • Ten interesting facts about carbon dioxide and the humble carbon dioxide monitor

    We know that the humble carbon dioxide monitor is not the most exciting or sexiest thing in the world, but we take pride in our gas monitoring solutions here at Analox and are happiest when people are kept safe from potentially fatal gas leaks. With this in mind, we present a list of fun facts about carbon dioxide which we hope will intrigue you! 1: Carbon Dioxide is Known Differently ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • I need someone to do air sampling: Who do I call?

    Indoor Air Quality As of this year, 2018, business actions in the United States certainly seem to be expanding. The concern is: Is the effort to control the air that someone breathes, keeping pace with the industrial expansion? Experience says that it likely will lag behind putting the public and workers at risk for work-related illnesses. In short, the potential for worker exposure to ...


    By Atlantic Environmental, Inc.

  • Using buoy-based water quality monitoring to assess impact of gas leak on beluga whales - Case Study

    PROJECT BACKGROUND In February 2017, Alaskan drill rig workers flying by helicopter to an offshore platform noticed bubbles surfacing in the Cook Inlet near Nikiski, south of Anchorage. Those bubbles turned out to be a methane leak from an aging ocean-floor pipeline carrying natural gas for the generators that fuel the drilling rigs. The oil and gas company immediately self-reported the ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • All about Gas Detection Monitors

    Companies who manufacture and process hazardous materials carry the responsibility of protecting their employees, the public, and the environment from combustible and toxic gases. Gas detection monitors, including portable gas leak detectors, are essential not only for safety measures but also to meet ever-increasing governmental and industry standards. With the anticipated 2020 changes ...


    By DOD Technologies Inc

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