Infrared (IR) Gas Detection News

  • On-site analysis of cannabis potency using Infrared spectroscopy

    Cannabis is increasingly being recognised for its therapeutic value. This has led to a reduction in its regulation, and even its legalisation, by many different governments. As cannabis production becomes legalised and regulated it is important that manufacturers can assess the chemical content and potency of their plants. The value of cannabis in the control of pain, spasm and a range of ...


    By Specac Limited

  • 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 Instruments Ltd

  • AMETEK Land to discuss Asset Management for Steam Methane Reformers at ASIA-TECH 2016

    AMETEK Land announces that Business Development Manager Thomas Fortinberry will speak at the Asia Downstream Technology Forum (ASIA-TECH), October 11 to 12, 2016, in Bangkok, Thailand.  Thomas Fortinberry, whose forum topic is “Online Asset Management for Steam Methane Reformers,” joined AMETEK Land in 2016 as Business Development Manager for Industrial Gas, following a 20-year ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • 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 ...

  • LumaSense introduces ThermalSpection 724 infrared camera for automated high-voltage equipment monitoring

    LumaSense Technologies, Inc. introduced the next generation ThermalSpection 724 substation asset monitoring system that includes a hardened enclosure with thermal and visual imagers mounted on a pan-tilt positioner. An essential part of the upgraded system includes new interfaces to easily automate data collection and analysis. Hardware updates include a higher resolution infrared camera with a ...

  • 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 Instruments 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 NV

  • 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

  • Korean Car Manufacturer Employs SharpEye

    A Korean car manufacturer, based in Chihuahua, Mexico, has recently installed the latest Spectrex commercial IR3 20/20MPI Flame Detector. The manufacturer chose to install the commercial detectors during the construction process to provide superior flame detection.  Once the facility is finished, some of the commercial 20/20MPI detectors will be replaced with ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • 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 Instruments 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 ...

  • Hot Off The Press: To Detect and To Protect

    Many oil and gas installations, especially oil rigs and FPSOs, are located in areas with harsh weather conditions, such as in the North Sea or Alaska. Although a different area of the world, similar tough surroundings are faced at the other end of the spectrum where there is extreme sunlight and high temperatures coupled with occasional sand storms. In all of these locations and many ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • LumaSense Celebrates 10th Anniversary and 57+ Years in the Sensing Industry

    LumaSense Technologies, Inc. officially celebrated its 10th anniversary in August, but its legacy in the sensing industry dates back to 1958 with the founding of Impac™ Infrared, which LumaSense acquired in 2007. “We’re a young company with extensive experience in the sensing industry,” said LumaSense CEO, Steve Abely. Through a series of strategic acquisitions ...


    By LumaSense Technologies, Inc.

  • Hot Off The Press: H2s And Ammonia Detection

    While toxic gases have a wide variety of uses in a range of industries, they can be very dangerous at high concentrations. In particular, ammonia is an excellent coolant used in food production and storage, and an efficient fertilizer in the agriculture industry. Additionally, H2S is an inevitable byproduct within the oil and gas industry, pulp and paper production and more. Human senses cannot ...


    By Spectrex Inc

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