Gas Sensors Articles

  • Axetris Sensor Field Test

    The Axetris LGDs were operated continuously for two years. After intensive laboratory testing, they went out into the field in 2015. Axetris was able to test the functionality of its sensors under real-life conditions thanks to the support of the Linth waste incineration plant. The gas concentration measuring devices called laser gas detectors ( ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • Gas Dilution With The Equal Capillaries Technique

    The advantages of the equal capillaries technique are surprising and leads to reach accuracy values of one order of magnitude higher than all the other dynamic dilution techniques. This comparison will be supported by analyzing the accuracy available with two different techniques. Nozzles (sonic or non-sonic) technique With this technique, a series of different size nozzles is used ...


    By Be.T.A. Strumentazione Srl

  • Innovative approach helps EPG expand to new markets

    Tucked away in a tree‐clustered office compound off County Road 81 in Maple Grove Minnesota, a community northwest of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, are the corporate offices of EPG Companies. The somewhat isolated location is deceiving in that the 30‐year manufacturer of environmental, remediation and ...


    By EPG Companies Inc.

  • Investment in resource innovation needed for a key tech ecosystem

    We are living in a time of major transitions, and we are at the beginning of a new innovation supercycle. With more than 9,000 technology companies currently calling British Columbia home, there’s no shortage of support and enthusiasm for our burgeoning hub for startup ventures. But while we pride ourselves on cultivating new businesses at the startup level, we are neglecting to provide ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • How the uranium enrichment SC

    Part of a presentation and case study on the concept of the Electro Chemical Plant (ECP), Zelenogorsk, Krasnoyarsk territory for environmental monitoring and emergency response in exchange with the local, regional and central authorities, which serves as a role model for similar applications. Based on the concept the plant won the trophy as the "Best Fuel Company Enterprise for Civil Protection" ...


    By Bertin Technologies

  • Portable Remotely Operated Drill (PROD): Hydrocarbon Sensing System

    Proven Technology Benthic’s prototype Hydrocarbon Sensing System (HSS) analyses drill returns for the presence of hydrocarbons as they pass through PROD before being vented on the seafloor. The System, in its present form, includes two hydrocarbon sensors in line with the drill returns path. Drill returns, composed of seawater drawn from above PROD and pumped down the drill ...


    By Franatech GmbH

  • Doped nano–phase tin oxide thin films for selective gas sensing

    The paper deals with the development of ethanol gas sensing films of tin oxide nano–particles which are insensitive to saturated aliphatic hydrocarbons, such as gasoline vapours. Stannous alkoxide (particularly iso–propoxide) and tin 2–ethyl hexanoate in solution have been used for fabrication of tin oxide films on alumina substrates with two pre–fabricated gold electrodes. For achieving ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • How Often Should Gas Detectors be Calibrated and by Whom?

    Calibration frequency is one of the most commonly asked questions concerning the use of gas detection instruments. Common factors to consider when deciding how frequently to calibrate are: type of sensor, type of gas detector (fixed vs. portable), the required use and accuracy of the detector, manufacturer’s recommendations, how confident you are about the functioning of your instrument ...

  • Hydrogen annealing ovens case study

    Application Moisture is measured in hydrogen annealing ovens. Problem Hydrogen gas is used in annealing furnaces manufacturing stainless steel and other metal parts. High-moisture concentrations in the hydrogen will oxidize the metal, resulting in an unusable product with a surface finish that is too dark. Equipment Any ...

  • The Other Side of Zirconium Oxide case study

    Regular Fuel Efficiency Applications Separate Oxygen and Combustibles Sensors In standard flue gas applications for Thermox analyzers, the user generally tries to extract the maximum energy from the fuel and transfers as much of that energy as possible to the process. These applications require the process to be operated as efficiently as possible by keeping both oxygen (excess air) and ...

  • System of systems analytic hierarchy and stochastic optimisation design

    A formulated methodology of developing the system of systems analytical hierarchy and optimisation flow order is presented. The design problem is modelled as a multi-level hierarchical optimisation problem. The multi-levels such as, super system level, system level and subsystem level are defined. Based on the idea of system of systems, each system performance criteria can be decomposed into ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Ultra-fast growth of the monocrystalline zinc oxide nanorods from the aqueous solution

    A new inexpensive method of the ultra-fast growth of ZnO nanorods from the aqueous solution is described. This environment friendly and fully reproducible method allows growth of nanorods in about 1–3 min time on various substrates, without any catalyst or complexing agent. The substrates need to be coated with a layer of gold droplets, which nucleate the growth. Growth temperature does not ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Performance characteristics of a Thin-film aluminum oxide humidity sensor - Case Study

    Summary A laboratory study was made of the performance of a miniature-size, thin-film aluminum oxide humidily sensor over a range of ambient temperatures from 0°C to 40°C and encompassing humidities from 40 to 78,000 parts per million by volume (ppm-v). Hysteresis and temperature effects of the sensors were obtained from tests performed at ambient temperatures 40°C, 25°C and ...

  • Why instrument hire makes occupational safety sense

    Background Decisions concerning the acquisition of occupational safety monitoring instrumentation are often made by operational staff that may not have visibility of the full financial implications of their choices. The following article will examine the factors affecting these decisions and explain why a strategic decision to hire instrumentation can deliver substantial and wide-ranging ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Application of nanocrystalline metal oxide gas sensors for air quality monitoring

    Increasing concern regarding health effects caused by air pollution, together with the limited spatial resolution achievable with conventional monitoring stations, have driven efforts to develop inexpensive metal oxide gas sensors for air quality measurements. The sensing mechanism is dependent on physicochemical reactions between adsorbed gas molecules and oxygen species on the oxide surface, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Hydrogen ion sensing characteristics of IGZO/Si electrode in EGFET

    In–Ga–Zn–O (IGZO) was widely applied in the substrate of TFT to replace α–Si in recent years. In this study, IGZO layer with thickness of 70 nm is firstly proposed as a pH–sensing membrane directly deposited on P–type Si substrate acting as an extended gate of conventional extended–gate field–effect transistor (EGFET). Post–deposition rapid thermal anneal (RTA) was performed to improve pH sensing ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Gas monitoring and leak detection in underwater application for the offshore oil and gas case study

    With over 300 sensors and systems sold world-wide and over 35 scientific users publications, Franatech is market leader for underwater methane detection and monitoring. Franatech is a developer and supplier of sensors for detection of gases in water. The company has more than 15 years experience in subsea applications, working with all kinds of sensing technologies. Coming from a scientific ...


    By Franatech GmbH

  • Development of food machinery industry will intelligent and automatic

    Food Machinery as an important integral part of the food industry has ushered in the golden age of development after several years of development. Food machinery industry has become a real commodity related products, and as people's living standards improve, the development prospects of this industry has become even more broad.  ...


  • Detection of toxic gases using a composite of single-walled carbon nanotubes with polyaniline

    We reported on the response behaviours of a composite sensor of SWNTs with polyaniline to detect noxious gases at room temperature. The SWNT-polyaniline composite synthesised was found to be high-quality with good uniformity. A combination of photolithography and a lift-off process was utilised to fabricate 100-nm thick Pd electrodes on drop-cast SWNT-polyaniline composite. The composite-based ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Automatic calibration saves big

    Automatic gas sensor calibration technology was developed by Rel-Tek and proven over a decade of industrial applications involving large alternative fuel, transit bus garages.  CNG, LNG, LPG and hydrogen fuels present the possibility of explosive gas buildup indoors, so sustaining the accuracy of the installed gas monitoring system is a never-ending responsibility for the owner.  ...


    By Rel-Tek Corporation

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