Monitoring & Testing News

  • UL’s Performance Materials Lab in Krefeld Approved By Volkswagen as Certified Lab for Materials Testing

    UL, a global safety science organization, has been approved by Volkswagen AG as a certified laboratory for materials testing. The approval is granted to UL’s Krefeld Performance Materials Testing Lab for numerous test methods, which include environmental, surface, mechanical, burning behavior, media resistance and textile testing ...


    By UL LLC

  • Second Hand VACUDEST System

    Small budget, ambitious plans? No problem, we have the right system for every budget. Our second hand VACUDEST systems, completely overhauled in our work shop, allow saving on investment cost. Every used VACUDEST will be checked carefully, all defective parts and parts subject to wear and tear are replaced. Reliability first: Every VACUDEST system undergoes an extensive and strict test run, ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • Innovyze and XP Solutions Merge

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, and XP Solutions, a leading provider of software solutions for stormwater/floodwater modeling and drainage design headquartered in Portland, Oregon, announced today that their companies have joined. The expanded company will operate under the Innovyze name going forward. As the new ...


    By XP Solutions

  • New EBSD detector `Symmetry` increases EBSD speed by an order of magnitude

    Oxford Instruments, a global leader in microanalysis systems, has launched Symmetry the world’s first CMOS-based electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) detector. Symmetry represents a significant breakthrough compared to conventional CCD-based detectors: an unrivalled top acquisition speed in excess of 3000 indexed patterns per second (pps) is uniquely balanced by uncompromising ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • The LAB-TEMP Range of Laboratory Furnaces and Ovens from Thermcraft

    The LAB-TEMP range of laboratory furnaces and ovens from Thermcraft are used worldwide by some of the biggest materials testing system manufacturers. All of the laboratory furnaces and ovens from the LAB-TEMP range are constructed with stainless steel exteriors and can be designed to be retro-fitted to existing systems or for new OEM systems. The furnaces and ovens are designed to work with ...


    By Thermcraft Inc

  • New ASTM Standard Supports Direct Kinematic Viscosity Measurement Method Used In Spectro Scientific’s MiniVisc 3000 Series Viscometers

    A new ASTM Standard Test Method supports the simple, convenient, and accurate viscosity measurement method employed in portable MiniVisc 3000 Series viscometers from Spectro Scientific. Spectro is one of the world’s largest suppliers of oil, fuel, and processed water analysis instrumentation and software. ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Clean Air Zones in England

    On 5 May the UK government published the principles for setting up new Clean Air Zones in England, which can include charges for older vehicles which do not meet emission standards such as Euro 6. Local authorities who propose Clean Air Zones must consider the sources of vehicle pollution in their area to ensure the zone design is appropriate to meet the air quality challenge. ...

  • Perfect Timing for Air Quality and Emissions

    PCME look forward to participating at the forth coming Air Quality and Emissions Show (AQE 2017) at the Telford International Centre, UK on 24th and 25th May. The new QAL 360 Backscatter PM CEM and DUST ALARM 40 Continuous Filter Performance Monitor will be demonstrated on Stand 47. Also on display will be the latest range of Velocity monitors: the ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • Introducing our new InnovaSonic 207i Ultrasonic Liquid Flow Meter

    For Liquid Flow Metering, Optimized for Thermal Energy/ BTU Sierra is proud to announce the new InnovaSonic 207i ultrasonic liquid flow meter with thermal energy/BTU capability.  Designed, built and calibrated by Sierra in Monterey, California for non-intrusive liquid flow metering, and optimized for thermal energy/BTU measurement, the 207i transit-time ultrasonic flow ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • AQMesh can complement air quality models, reference and indicative data sources

    Leading air quality small sensor system, AQMesh, has recently been shown to work alongside passive samplers and air quality models, as well as complementing reference station networks. A recent study shows AQMesh calibration against diffusion tubes and two 2017 conferences have highlighted the potential of such systems used in an air quality network. At the Dispersion Modellers User Group Meeting ...


    By AQMesh

  • Understanding A Future Fuel

    Caterpillar Marine has announced the unveiling of the first LNG (liquefied natural gas) test bed for gas-fueled engines at its facility in Kiel, Germany. The LNG preparation unit consists of an LNG tank and a gas preparation unit, both in 40 ft. container size and both developed and supplied by Marine Service GmbH, Hamburg. ...

  • Kinetex® Polar C18 Core Shell Columns Deliver High Retention and Aqueous Stability

    Phenomenex Inc., a global leader in the research and manufacture of advanced technologies for the separation sciences, introduces the Kinetex 2.6 µm Polar C18 – the ninth selectivity in the Kinetex core-shell family. This stationary phase combines C18 ligands with a polar-modified surface to enable superior retention of polar and nonpolar compounds while ensuring 100 percent aqueous ...


    By Phenomenex, Inc.

  • New Webinar Now Available On Demand - Measuring Opacity and Particulate Emissions From Combustion Processes

    View our webinar where we introduce the concepts behind opacity and particulate measurement, describe the key technologies and provide detailed insight into the requirements for a successful installation. An opacity monitor provides a simple and robust means for emissions monitoring in combustion processes, but under some conditions a particulate matter (PM) monitor may be necessary. ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • EnviTec Biogas reports high utilisation and earnings growth for FY 2016

    EnviTec Biogas AG (ISIN: DE000A0MVLS8) recorded a solid business trend in the financial year 2016. While the Own Plant Operation and Service segments showed a clearly positive performance, in the Plant Construction segment, which benefited from high utilisation, EnviTec was unable to invoice a large number of plants under construction. As a result, consolidated sales revenues declined by 6.9% to ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • New WaReg 3.0 flow regulator protects against flooding

    By utilizing effective flow regulation, we at Wapro know that flooding can be minimized and even mitigated. Flood sensitive areas can be protected directing flow to less sensitive areas. In Åkersberga, Sweden, the municipality’s water department wanted to prevent water from flooding an industrial area. The water was gathered in an attenuation pond and was then re-directed to dikes at ...


    By Wapro AB

  • Come experience the 100th annual Canadian Chemistry Conference and Expo with Lumex Instruments

    Lumex instruments will be participating in the 100th annual Canadian Chemistry Conference and Expo held in Toronto from May 28th to June 1st. The event is Canada’s premiere chemistry exhibition and this year it is celebrating its Centennial anniversary. We would love to see you at our booth No. 609. Come and get familiar ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • Fuel savings and improved air quality highlight Duke Energy`s truck-stop effort in N.C.

    More than 25,000 gallons of truck fuel is projected to be saved annually as part of a $300,000 Duke Energy project to fund electrification at a North Carolina truck stop. Big Boy's Truck Stop, in the Johnston County town of Kenly, will soon have 24 truck electrification stations where drivers can pay to ...


    By Duke Energy

  • Ice Shelves, Ice Islands and Measuring Change in the High Arctic

    In Canada’s High Arctic, within the fiords of Ellesmere Island, there are lakes that float upon the Arctic Ocean. Called epishelf lakes, they are glacially-fed bodies of freshwater that sit atop a steep halocline. The lakes exist only where the ice shelves, filling the mouths of the fiords, act as dams, holding the water from flowing into the ocean. In 2002, Geographer Derek Mueller, who ...


    By RBR Ltd.

  • Eppic News Update

    The first quarter of 2017, the most active for articles & titles compilation periods so far, promises to continue into the year based on projections to date. For January-March, 39 conferences were indexed, including 7 mega-conferences on composting, power generation environmental topics, marine oil spills, radioactive waste management, ecology, and bioremediation. Our usual 125 journals & ...

  • CH2M selected to provide operations and maintenance services for Township of Lucan Biddulph

    CH2M's partnership will provide expertise on water quality sampling for the Township's drinking water quality management system, including the transmission and distribution of potable drinking water to consumers and services. The Township of Lucan Biddulph in Ontario, Canada, selected CH2M to provide operations and maintenance services for the Lucan Biddulph Water System for the next five ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

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