Fume Monitoring News

  • Identifying and Mitigating Asphalt Fume Exposure Risks in Puerto Rico

    The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) reports that over 500,000 workers in the United States are exposed to fumes from asphalt. This staggering figure includes many workers in Puerto Rico, not to mention thousands of other workers throughout the Caribbean.   Asphalt as it is referred to in the United States or bitumen, as it is called in ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Effective Plymovent extraction at the test stands of Nortek Global HVAC

    Nortek Global HVAC, formerly Reznor Europe, is European market leader in the development and production of high efficiency HVAC units for the industrial and commercial market. It has locations worldwide. Nortek Global HVAC Belgium NV located in Menen called on Plymovent to help implement an efficient extraction system for the fumes generated during testing of these gas-fired air heaters. Prior to ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • Pulsar’s Ultrasonic Success with Super-light Fumed Silica Measurement

    Fumed Silica has a bulk density of around 30g/l, and a surface area of sometimes hundreds of square metres per gram. It is used as a thickening agent in everything from gel batteries to non-drip paint, as a light-scattering agent in cosmetics and a toothpaste abrasive. However, a material as light as this presents significant difficulties in bulk measurement. After a number of failed attempts, ...

  • New e-Learning Course Promotes Moisture Analysis Accuracy

    Obtain a free education certificate from METTLER TOLEDO’s new online course promoting moisture analysis accuracy Discover how small method adjustments can make a big difference in moisture content results. METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to announce the availability of a new online course called "What Everybody Ought to Know about Moisture Analysis." The e-learning course presents ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Reynolds Nationwide exposes workers to dangerous fumes in food transport tankers at London, Ohio, facility

    Employees at Reynolds Nationwide risked potentially lethal suffocation caused by dangerous fumes as the company did not test the atmosphere and properly ventilate the air in food transport tankers before allowing workers to enter. After receiving an employee complaint, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration initiated an investigation on Aug. 6, 2014, at the ...

  • New White Paper by ProPath Supports Superiority of Dako`s HER2 IQFISH pharmDx Kit

    Dako, an Agilent Technologies company and a worldwide provider of cancer diagnostics, today announced positive findings in a white paper by ProPath Services comparing Dako's HER2 IQFISH pharmDx kit with Abbott's PathVysion HER-2 DNA Probe kit. ProPath Services is an independent anatomic pathology laboratory ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Casella to show CEL-712 Microdust Pro for reliable real time detection of airbourne dusts, fumes and aerosols

    Casella CEL, Stand E53 Safety & Health Expo, NEC Birmingham 14-16 May 2013 Casella – global specialist in state-of-the-art occupational health and environmental risk measurement solutions – will be showing its newly launched CEL-712 Microdust Pro at  ...


    By Casella

  • Camfil Farr APC Updates Gold Series® Dust And Fume Collectors

    Camfil Farr APC has announced major updates to its popular line of Gold Series® cartridge dust and fume collectors. The revamped line features a number of design changes and cosmetic enhancements plus an expanded menu of options to ensure a clean workplace in all types of industrial environments. "We've made these changes to uphold our mission statement – to supply the best dust ...

  • ASTM E2014 - 11 Standard Guide on Metallographic Laboratory Safety

    1. Scope 1.1 This guide covers the outline of the basic safety guidelines to be used in a metallographic laboratory. Safe working habits are discussed for various tasks performed in a metallographic laboratory. 1.2 The sections appear in the following order This guide does not purport to address all of the safety ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D3454 - 11 standard test method for radium-226 in water

    The most prevalent of the five radium isotopes in ground water, having a half life greater than one day, are 226Ra and 228Ra. These two isotopes also present the greatest health risk compared to the other naturally occurring nuclides of equal concentrations if ingested via the water pathway. Although primarily utilized on a water medium, this technique may be applicable for the ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D3454 - 11 standard test method for radium-226 in water

    The most prevalent of the five radium isotopes in ground water, having a half life greater than one day, are 226Ra and 228Ra. These two isotopes also present the greatest health risk compared to the other naturally occurring nuclides of equal concentrations if ingested via the water pathway. Although primarily utilized on a water medium, ...


    By ASTM International

  • ERG completes acid fume treatment project in Central Asia

    Horsham, UK based ERG (Air Pollution Control) Ltd has completed a £300k project to supply an acid fume scrubber to Kazakhstan. The client is the petrochemical giant, Tengizchevroil, which is a joint venture between Chrevron, Exxon Mobil, and local Kazakh operators KazMunaiGas and LukArco. The client needed the scrubber to treat hydrochloric acid (HCl) fumes which are given off from a 50m3 ...

  • ERG completes acid fume treatment project in Central Asia

    Horsham, UK based ERG (Air Pollution Control) Ltd has completed a £300k project to supply an acid fume scrubber to Kazakhstan. The client is the petrochemical giant, Tengizchevroil, which is a joint venture between Chrevron, Exxon Mobil, and local Kazakh operators KazMunaiGas and LukArco. The client needed the scrubber to treat hydrochloric acid (HCl) fumes which are given off from a 50m3 ...

  • Casella gives improved insight into dust and fume risks

    The latest upgrade of Casella CEL’s insight occupational exposure data management software means that it can now be used in conjunction with the company’s popular Microdust Pro real-time monitor to automatically download, manage and report data, so providing exceptionally reliable results when conducting workplace inhalation risk assessments. Extremely straightforward to use, the ...


    By Casella

  • Casella gives improved insight into dust and fume risks

    The latest upgrade of Casella CEL's insight occupational exposure data management software means that it can now be used in conjunction with the company's popular Microdust Pro real-time monitor to automatically download, manage and report data, so providing exceptionally reliable results when conducting workplace inhalation risk assessments. Extremely straightforward to use, the improved insight ...


    By Casella

  • WEEE firm fined for exposing workers to mercury fumes

    A Glasgow-based Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment firm and its director have been fined £145,000 for exposing workers to toxic mercury fumes at its Huddersfield recycling plant. Employees including one who was pregnant, of Electrical Waste Recycling Group, were poisoned when ventilation systems failed at its recycling plant. The firm recycles WEEE including fluorescent light tubes ...

  • Mettler Toledo adds two new easy-to-use technologies to its AGX fiberconduit™ product line

    DATELINE -- The METTLER TOLEDO Reaction Analysis (RXA) Business Unit today announced two new additions, the AgX MultiplexIR and the new DSub AgX fibers, to its Silver Halide (AgX) FiberConduit™ sampling technologies product line. The AgX MultiplexIR is used exclusively on the new ReactIR™ 45m reaction analysis system. With MutliplexIR, one chemist can run two different reactions at the same ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Modular ductless hood designs offer versatility and simplify capacity upgrades

    Two new Captair® models of erlab® ductless fume hoods are now available from Camlab, which offer a breakthrough in modular design and functionality. Laboratory users can benefit from the versatility of more than 50 filter combination options comprising different sizes and fume/particulate handling types. The new CaptairChem® SD and XL models feature filters with a gel seal technology allowing ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Modular ductless hood designs offer versatility and simplify capacity upgrades

    Two new Captair® models of erlab® ductless fume hoods are now available from Camlab, which offer a breakthrough in modular design and functionality. Laboratory users can benefit from the versatility of more than 50 filter combination options comprising different sizes and fume/particulate handling types. The new CaptairChem® SD and XL models feature filters with a gel seal technology allowing ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Going green saves MIT green

    When it comes to changing the ways energy is produced and used, MIT has long been at the forefront of research. Now, in addition, students, faculty and staff are working hard to put improvements in energy efficiency into practice on campus. The efforts are the focus of Energy Futures Week, an annual set of events coordinated by the MIT Energy Initiative to educate, inspire and engage the MIT ...

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