Explosives Detection News

  • OceanAlpha TC40 USV detects pollution source after a chemical explosion

    On March 21, an explosion occurred at a chemical plant in the Chenjiagang Chemical Industrial Park in Jiangsu Province, China. As of March 25, the accident has killed 78 people and 187 people were injured. To control the pollution, The Ministry of Ecology ...


    By OceanAlpha Group Ltd.

  • Nervacero Reaps the Benefits of AMETEK Land`s Latest Slag Detection System

    Nervacero S.A., a leading Spanish manufacturer of corrugated rods, is achieving increased productivity and process optimisation as a result of implementing AMETEK Land’s Slag Detection System. The Slag Detection System (SDS) is a continuous thermal monitoring system, which provides accurate and timely detection of slag carryover in the steelmaking process and was originally ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Joining forces – Metrohm and B&W Tek to take Raman spectroscopy to the next level

    The acquisition of B&W Tek LLC by Swiss Metrohm AG in July 2018 creates one of the largest solution providers for applied Raman spectroscopy. Two technology leaders in the field of Raman spectroscopy join forces, and customers all over the world will benefit: That is the key message that Metrohm and B&W Tek are addressing to the market. In addition to the well-established ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • For Highly Dynamic Measurements in Extreme Environments: Piezoelectric Pressure Sensors

    If you have to measure high pressure peaks or pressure surges at simultaneously high temperatures or a high base load, you’ll need special pressure sensors. As a solution-oriented supplier of pressure and level measurement technology, BD | SENSORS offers compact piezoelectric sensors in its product portfolio for exactly those kinds of applications. ...


    By BD|Sensors GmbH

  • Dust monitoring in ambient air to prevent explosion zones in a plant

    Application A producer of dry mortar needs dry sand and trass for the production process. Both materials are dried in a hot gas heater at a temperature of 500 °Cbefore they are admixed. The hot gas heater uses brown coal dust as combustion material. The brown coal dust, which is stored in a silo, is transported via a rotary valve in free ...


    By ENVEA

  • Dust monitoring in ambient air to prevent explosion zones in a plant

    Application A producer of dry mortar needs dry sand and trass for the production process. Both materials are dried in a hot gas heater at a temperature of 500 °Cbefore they are admixed. The hot gas heater uses brown coal […] Application ...


    By ENVEA

  • Fluidwell launches the E126 explosion-proof flow computer

    Fluidwell introduces the E126 explosion-proof flow computer for corrected gas and liquid volume measurement. It measures the actual flow, temperature and pressure and converts it with an ideal gas formula to gas volume at reference conditions. It saves time, money and hassle; is designed to withstand the toughest conditions and is simple to use. Daily ...


    By iCenta Controls Ltd

  • Dust Monitoring in Ambient Air to Prevent Explosion Zones in a Plant

    A producer of dry mortar needs dry sand and trass for the production process. Both materials are dried in a hot gas heater at a temperature of 500 °Cbefore they are admixed. The hot gas heater uses brown coal dust as combustion material. The brown coal dust, which is stored in a silo, is transported via a rotary valve in free fall to a distribution plate. From there it is blown by an ...


    By ENVEA

  • Methane Detection in Mine Ventilation Systems

    Mining is big business, with the world’s 50 largest mining companies worth a total of 1 trillion dollars.1 Worldwide, the mining industry is responsible for the direct employment of 3.7 million people, with over 150 million indirectly supported by small-scale mining operations.2 Many other sectors, such as high-tech industry, are also entirely dependent on mined supplies of ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • Endress+Hauser acquires Blue Ocean Nova

    Endress+Hauser is further expanding its portfolio of products, solutions and services in the field of process analytical measurement. The Group has acquired Blue Ocean Nova AG, a manufacturer of innovative inline spectrometers for monitoring quality-relevant process parameters. The company’s 15 employees located in Aalen, Germany will be retained. ...


    By Endress Hauser AG

  • For highly dynamic measurements in extreme environments: Piezoelectric pressure sensors

    If you have to measure high pressure peaks or pressure surges at simultaneously high temperatures or a high base load, you’ll need special pressure sensors. As a solution-oriented supplier of pressure and level measurement technology, BD | SENSORS offers compact piezoelectric sensors in its product portfolio for exactly those kinds of applications. They are suitable for dynamic ...


    By BD|Sensors GmbH

  • TOC and COD Analyzers for IECEx and ATEX zones

    Ex zones and special environmental conditions necessitate safety protection measures in order to avoid explosions and to ensure plant and/or equipment uptime. Normally, water analyzing equipment will be installed into analyzer shelters with climate control. With its online TOC and COD analyzers QuickTOCultra and QuickCODultra, ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Gasera launches disruptive gas analyzer to protect humans from serious health effects

    Formaldehyde is a colorless gas with a pungent odor. Formaldehyde levels above 0.1 ppm can cause acute health problems, e.g. sore throat, skin irritation, nausea, scratchy eyes and cough. It is also classified as highly carcinogenic compound. Exposure to moderate amounts of formaldehyde has been linked to cancer, such as leukemia. However, the full effect of exposure to small amounts and all of ...


    By Gasera Ltd

  • Compute injuries due to fragmentation with the ExDAM HExFRAG module

    It's finally here! We are eager to introduce HExFRAG, the high explosive fragmentation module of ExDAM. This module will enable modelers to compute secondary injuries caused by fragmentation using the results of an individual explosion generated by the HExDAM module of BREEZE ExDAM. The HExFRAG module enhances the high explosive modeling capability of HExDAM by providing users with the ability ...

  • Compute Injuries Due to Fragmentation with the ExDAM HExFRAG Module

    It's finally here! We are eager to introduce HExFRAG, the high explosive fragmentation module of ExDAM. This module will enable modelers to compute secondary injuries caused by fragmentation using the results of an individual explosion generated by the  ...

  • RWS Manufacturing Cited for Repeat Violations

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) conducted an inspection of RWS Manufacturing Inc., a miscellaneous wood product manufacturing company, on Jan 13, 2016, as a follow-up to a previous 2012 inspection which yielded a total of 22 violations. That follow-up ...


    By OSHA Pros USA

  • Create Safer Chemical Processes at Scale by Using Thermal Analysis Techniques in the Lab

    Thermal runaway reactions have played a primary role in several severe chemical plant accidents in recent years. Learn how methods including differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), and reaction calorimetry (RC) can be used to investigate chemical processes in the lab in this free, live webinar from METTLER TOLEDO. A new live METTLER TOLEDO ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • “Clearing the Air” News Round Up post from OMI Industries

    Welcome to the “Clearing the Air” News Round Up post from OMI Industries. We have compiled the latest industrial odor control news stories for your reference, arming you with the right information to keep your facilities odor-free. If you have any news that you would like our team to cover, please fill out our contact form and we will ...


    By OMI Industries (OMI)

  • High and dry through the Gotthard tunnel

    After 20 years of planning and construction, Switzerland celebrates the completion of the Gotthard Base Tunnel. At 57 kilometers, it’s the world’s longest railroad tunnel. 2,300 meters of solid rock rises above the new line at its deepest point. The construction must not only withstand extreme mountain pressure but also substantial volumes of mountain water must be prevented from ...


    By Endress Hauser AG

  • DMC Series Piezoelectric Industrial Pressure Transmitters: Compact, Very High Resolution and Excellent dynamic Characteristics

    BD|SENSORS is expanding its electronic pressure measurement portfolio by launching the DMC series of compact devices based on piezoelectric sensors, with exceptional features and universal usability. ...


    By BD|Sensors GmbH

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