Heavy Metals Monitoring News

  • No-Boo!-to Test Strips

    Nobuto Blood Filter Strips are the bloodiest product in Sterlitech’s catalog; get some in time for Halloween sample testing! Made from high-purity cellulose fibers, these strips are structured for uniform sampling. Each strip holds approximately 0.1 mL of blood or 0.04 mL of serum. Once blood is applied and the ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • Oxford Instruments now offers paramount process facilities in Asia

    Oxford Instruments has enabled superior plasma process solutions for its customers in Asia by recently installing state of the art plasma etch equipment in their applications laboratory at the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) in Taiwan. This further enhances the existing etch and deposition capabilities already provided by Oxford Instruments at the Institute. The brand new ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Leading Belgian “French” fries company selects AppliTek analyzers

    One of the fastest growing Belgian French fries companies has selected our analyzer technology to be deployed at one of their potato processing plants in Europe. The company produces fresh potato products, in all kind of forms, for deep frying, for boiling, for steaming, for frying, for microwaving. We would like to thank this highly successful family company for their confidence in AppliTek. ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • Flottweg Breaks Ground on Laboratory - Testing Area Expansion

    Flottweg, a leading manufacturer of centrifuges, belt presses and separators for solid-liquid separation, announced today it has broken ground on construction of a 1,700-square-foot laboratory and testing area expansion. Once construction is complete, the addition will include an expanded laboratory, upgraded testing equipment, and a high-speed balancing bunker. The laboratory ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • 946 Portable VA Analyzer – Heavy metal analysis goes mobile

    Metrohm is pleased to introduce the 946 Portable VA Analyzer, a compact, portable, all-in-one solution for heavy metal analysis of surface waters. Measurements with the 946 Portable VA Analyzer are sensitive enough to detect trace level concentrations of total arsenic, mercury, and copper well below the guideline values of the world health organization. For lack of ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Completion of Sale of Industrial Analysis business to Hitachi High-Technologies

    Further to the announcement made on 26 April 2017, Oxford Instruments plc, a leading provider of high technology solutions, information and services for industry and research, today announces that it has completed the sale of its Industrial Analysis business to Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation (‘HHT’), details of which were included in the announcement on 26 April ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • HDXRF Offers Many Advantages Over ICP Methods

    HDXRF® technology is fast, precise, and easy to use. In addition, the technology offers a 1-mm analysis area that provides the ability to test small features for the presence of potentially toxic heavy metals, including lead. When it comes to analyzing glass materials for lead, HDXRF can offer many advantages over ICP methods. In 2013, the CPSC expanded upon its approval of HDXRF ASTM method ...


    By X-Ray Optical Systems (XOS)

  • EMLab P&K Irvine Lab Expands Services, Providing Accredited Lead Testing

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announces the expansion of services in its lab in Irvine, CA for Lead testing, including wipe, paint chip and bulk Lead samples, using flame atomic absorption spectrometry (Flame AA) Lead analysis. EMLab P&K’s lead analysis service is available to clients across the ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Oxford Instruments launches X-MET8000 Expert Geo - a new high-performance handheld XRF analyser for fast on-site environmental screening

    Oxford Instruments has added the X-MET8000 Expert Geo to its successful range of X-MET8000 handheld XRF (X-ray fluorescence) analysers for rapid, on-site environmental soil and sediment testing. X-MET8000 Expert Geo offers fast screening for heavy metals, dramatically reducing the need for laboratory analyses and their associated cost. Easy to use and ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • New Virtual Conference for Material Analysis

    Materials science researchers from around the globe will gather for an innovative online experience where we will explore the latest cutting edge analytical solutions used to enable the development of new and advanced materials. Watch presentations from leading materials scientists, access hundreds of technical papers and videos, and ask questions live – all without leaving your desk! If ...


    By Thermo Fisher Scientific

  • The TRUTH about sump drainer wheels

    For over 30 years, EPG Companies products have been synonymous with superior quality and reliability. This has been the direct result of our commitment to customer satisfaction and our culture of ongoing evaluation, research and further development. Over ten thousand EPG patented and market leading SurePumps™ have been installed in more than 20 countries across the world. The wheels on the ...


    By EPG Companies Inc.

  • Successful Testing of Full-Scale Preburner Keeps AR1 Engine on Schedule for 2019

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), recently conducted hot-fire tests to validate the design of the preburner for the AR1 rocket engine, which represents the nation's lowest-risk, lowest-cost-to-the-taxpayer and fastest path to replacing the Russian-built RD-180 engine currently used to launch most U.S. national security payloads into space. "This ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

  • Sale of industrial analysis business to Hitachi High-Technologies

    Oxford Instruments plc, a leading provider of high technology solutions, information and services for industry and research, today announces that it has agreed to sell its Industrial Analysis business to Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation (‘HHT’) for a consideration of £80 million on a cash and debt free basis. HHT will acquire the companies, assets and liabilities that ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • AMETEK to Acquire MOCON, Inc.

    AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) and MOCON, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOCO) announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which AMETEK will acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of MOCON at a price of $30 per share in cash, which represents a premium of 39% to MOCON’s closing share price on April 13, 2017. The aggregate enterprise value of the transaction is ...


    By AMETEK MOCON - Baseline

  • Edinburgh Sensors to exhibit at Sensor and Test 2017

    Date 30 May – 1 June Venue Nürnberg Exhibition Centre Conference Outline ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • University of Leicester Leverages AxCYCLE for Thermodynamic Cycle Design and Analysis

    SoftInWay is excited to announce that the University of Leicester has joined the ranks of educational institutes leveraging SoftInWay’s turbomachinery design, analysis and optimization software. Aspiring engineers will now have the opportunity to use AxCYCLE, an industry-leading thermodynamic cycle design and analysis tool, which will allow these students to gain the practical skills needed ...


    By SoftInWay Inc.

  • Don’t forget about conflict minerals

    When thinking of consumer products safety compliance, lead in paint and substrates is usually top of mind. However, heavy metals exposure is not the only risk managed with elemental analysis. Another major consideration is the Conflict Minerals section of the Dodd Frank Act. First, you must identify if any 3TG (Tin, Tungsten, Tantalum, or Gold) elements are present in your products. If so, you ...


    By X-Ray Optical Systems (XOS)

  • ADEQ Announces Plans to Test for Lead in 7,000 School Buildings

    Last month, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) announced the agency was coordinating with multiple state and local agencies, public water systems and public schools to proactively conduct a statewide screening program for the presence of lead in the drinking water of schools. ADEQ is funding this six-month, fast-track screening program in an effort to collect and test 14,000 ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • EHSQ community - leading people safely

    This week Brian Fielkow and James T. Schultz discuss leading people safely through the business battlefield of safety. We invite you to join our Environmental, Health and Safety, and Quality professional community, and share your knowledge with other members. Leading People Safely – The Webinar with ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Biral Wins Turkish National Visibility Sensor Project

    Last year the MGM procured 75 SWS-250 visibility and present weather sensors for the first roll-out of this upgrade program to add visibility and present weather data to their extensive network of AWS. This second phase extends this very successful initial project and will give the MGM an extensive national monitoring network across Turkey. ...

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