Infrared (IR) Gas Detection News

  • The leading GHG measurement technologies

    A new study report compares six different technologies for measurements of greenhouse gases (GHGs) from the soil. In recent decades, several technologies have been developed to measure GHG concentrations and fluxes. For the first time, 6 devices using different measurement technologies were compared in the test measurements at CzechGlobe, the Global Change Research Institute in ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Why MEMS-based IR sources are superior to conventional IR sources

    Connecting physical objects to the virtual world opens a whole field of new business opportunities to manufacturers. Industry 4.0 does not just mean new possibilities to automate procedures. It is also a channel to offer new services to customers via near-instantaneous data transfer. Comprehensive and precise data allow for predictive forecasting. Machines can be serviced in exact intervals, ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • Highly Accelerated Life Test: EMIRS 50 Performs Up to the Limit of the HALT Chamber Without Any Weak Points

    To ensure the durability of EMIRS 50 infrared sources, Axetris subjects device components to various stress tests. One quality test that has made a name for itself, particularly in the USA, is the HALT – Highly Accelerated Life Test. Capnography,  ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • Smart and compact Infrared Sources for high-performance NDIR Gas Sensing

    Axetris EMIRS50 and EMIRS 200 compared in an internal test Gas sensors based on Non-Dispersive Infrared (NDIR) techniques have continuously gained popularity over the past decades. A number of clear trends in gas sensor design are visible today – gas sensors are getting smaller, consuming less power, and unit sensor cost is decreasing. At the same time the market is demanding improved ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • Smart and compact Infrared Sources for high-performance NDIR Gas Sensing

    Gas sensors based on Non-Dispersive Infrared (NDIR) techniques have continuously gained popularity over the past decades. A number of clear trends in gas sensor design are visible today – gas sensors are getting smaller, consuming less power, and unit sensor cost is decreasing. At the same time the market is demanding improved measuring performance (LDL) from gas sensing solutions. To ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • Edinburgh Sensors Continue to Commit to Customer Safety and Convenience

    Edinburgh Sensors was founded in 1988 and from then we have committed ourselves to developing gas sensing technology and equipment to the highest levels for all our customers. Since the 1940s Non-dispersive Infrared (NDIR) sensing has become an important, safe, reliable and accurate method for the detection of gases such as CO, CO2, ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • Edinburgh Sensors develop cutting edge gas detection solutions

    At Edinburgh Sensors, we pride ourselves in being one of the leading manufacturers of robust NDIR gas detection solutions. The application of our continued research and development has contributed to several major advances in the world of infrared gas sensing which has allowed us to develop our comprehensive portfolio of NDIR products for the detection of CO, CO2 and CH4. ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • LumaSense invites visitors to explore the new user-friendly website with improved navigation, functionality, and content

    LumaSense Technologies, Inc. introduced the updated website Mid-July and included many new features to help industrial users find the quality process monitoring and control solution information they need quickly and easily. Global ...

  • Edinburgh Sensors add new ranges to CO2 IRgaskiT

    At Edinburgh Sensors, we are committed to providing solutions to satisft our customers' current needs. At the customer request, we have added new CO2 gas measurement ranges to our IRgaskiT. The IRgaskiT can now measure ranges of 0-50% and 0-100%. The IRgaskiT range of dual-beam infrared sensors offers high performance and flexibility with its modular design, comprising sensor module, sensor ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • Designing drift-free and reliable NDIR gas sensors using modulated infrared sources

    Axetris IR sources are based on the proprietary thin film technology from Axetris, and deliver exceptional performance when electrically modulated in the 5-100 Hz range. This feature can help NDIR gas sensor designers achieve drift-free operation, combined with increased reliability and lifetime. Here we present qualitative conclusions (see table) based on multiple years of internal performance ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • The Sniffers proudly receives corporate award from Petrobras

    The Sniffers is pleased to receive a corporate award from Petrobras for leak detection in their natural gas processing plants. The project consisted of infrared screening followed by quantification of the leaks. Our SFEMP software was used for the management of data. Reduction of CO2 emissions and cost reduction were achieved, which were crucial KPI’s for the customer. ...


    By The Sniffers

  • Axetris Receives 2016 “Supplier of the Year” Award from Lumentum

    Axetris AG announced today that it received the 2016 “Supplier of the Year” award from Lumentum (former JDSU) – the market-leading manufacturer of photonic components, modules, and systems enabling flexible, intelligent datacom and telecom networks. Axetris General Manager Thomas Hessler accepted the award from Lumentum President and CEO Alan Lowe. Thomas Hessler received an ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • NDIR Gas Sensors – Smaller, Leaner and more Cost-Effective

    Gas sensors based on Non-Dispersive Infrared (NDIR) techniques have continuously gained in popularity over the past decades. A number of clear trends in gas sensor design are visible today – gas sensors are getting smaller, consuming lesser power, and unit sensor cost is decreasing. NDIR gas sensing technology continues to build on the potential to complement and replace conventional gas ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • Spectrex Detectors Installed at Major Refinery

    The largest oil refinery in the world is doubling its capacity to 1.2 million barrels a day. With this expansion, there is the requirement to increase the number of flame and gas detectors to protect the whole facility. SharpEye 40/40I and 40/40LB Optical Flame Detectors were selected, alongside SafEye Quasar 900 Open Path Gas Detectors to provide complete protection by the most ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • IR Search System Now Available Online

    Protea's range of FTIR gas analysers can measure hundreds of gas species. In order to provide the analysts with help in identification of unknown peaks in their spectra, Protea have provided the following band assignment lookup utility. By entering the absorption position of an unknown molecular vibration the tool will return suggestions on the bond that could be present. With the full spectrum ...


    By Protea Limited

  • Edinburgh Sensors New Chillcard NG Range for CO and CO2 Gas Measurement

    The Chillcard NG range of NDIR gas sensors from Edinburgh Sensors has been extended to include two new gases; namely carbon monoxide (CO) and carbon dioxide (CO2). Our standard sensors for these gases use a miniature lamp with a tungsten filament as the source of infrared light. However, in applications such as endothermic gas annealing furnaces and gasification, where high levels of hydrogen ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • IR Spectroscopy fast growing

    According to Business Wire, Technavio have announced that the global spectroscopy market is expected to grow tremendously. Valued at USD 7.2 billion in 2014, it is forecast to be worth USD 9.55 billion in 2019. This would mean growing by a CAGR of 5.9%. A major force in this growth is ...


    By Specac Limited

  • Reducing Warm Up Time of NDIR Gas Sensors

    MEMS-based electrically-efficient infrared sources from Axetris — In a number of gas detection applications, a short warm-up time of the gas sensor is critical. Especially for applications where discrete measurements need to be made, and where the gas sensor is not continuously switched on, a short warm-up time is absolutely essential. This is the case for portable gas detection devices, ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • Det-Tronics Wins exida 2015 Safety Award

    Det-Tronics announced today that its FlexSight™ LS2000 Line-of-Sight Infrared Gas Detector was recently selected by exida, a leader in functional safety and cybersecurity certification for the process industries, as a winner of its coveted annual Safety Award. Det-Tronics, the global leader in fire- and ...

  • We Invented It, We Perfected It!

    High Value – High Risk industries often have large facilities, often located in remote areas where conditions can reach extremes, from African deserts to Alaskan waters. These environments provide difficult conditions within which optical flame need to operate, directly linking to regular triggering of false alarms, resulting in a loss of confidence in the detection systems and ...


    By Spectrex Inc

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