Particulate Monitoring News

  • By joining forces with others, you can achieve anything. (Anonymous)

    This year, not just one but several of Palas’s partners heeded this advice: The environmental organization #MucOhneMief (“Munich without pong”) used our new mobile fine dust monitoring device Fidas Frog in the joint fight against particulate pollution in Munich. The cycling club “Radsportgemeinschaft Karlsruhe e.V.” helped in the integration of refugees, whose ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • Identifying and Mitigating Particulate Matter Pollution Exposure Risks

    Particulate matter (PM) is described by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a mixture of solid particles and liquid droplets found in the air. Some of these particles, such as dust, dirt, soot or smoke, are large or dark enough to be seen with the naked eye, but others are so small they can only be detected using powerful instruments.   Because PM ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Environnement S.A new products launch at Pollutec

    1. Air quality: ecodesign, operational cost reduction & best metrology, now for sales Leading player in the environmental monitoring, Environnement S.A has launched a new generation of eco-designed analyzers. Dedicated to the measurement of pollutants such as O3, CO and SO2 the e-Series analyzers O342e, CO12e and AF22e are QAL1 certified by the German TÜV and approved by ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • OECD Publishes a Number of New Reports in Series on the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials, Including Nanosilver Case Study and Gold Nanoparticle Occupational Exposure Assessment in Pilot Scale Facility

     In November 2016, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published the following new reports in its Series on the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials: Toxicokinetics of Manufactured Nanomaterials: Report from the OECD Expert Meeting:  As ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Identifying Particulate Matter Pollution Hazards in Businesses and Institutions throughout Puerto Rico

    There are many industries across Puerto Rico and the Caribbean that expose workers to elevated levels of particulate matter, also known as PM. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) describes particulate matter as a mixture of solid particles and liquid droplets found in the air. Some particles, such as dust, dirt, soot or smoke, are large or dark enough to be seen with the naked eye. ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Particulate Matter Pollution and Health Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses how exposure to particulate matter (PM) pollution can impact people’s health.   “Particulate matter pollution can be comprised of particles that can to be seen with the naked eye, but other ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Environnement S.A Group to acquire SWR Engineering Messtechnik GmbH October 13th, 2016

    The company SWR Engineering Messtechnik GmbH (SWR), leading supplier of monitoring solutions for the processing of raw materials as well as in production and environmental protection, has joined  the Environnement S.A. Group (ESA) through an acquisition process conducted by the French company Environnement S.A, leading European supplier of environmental monitoring equipment. ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • Today: Last chance to meet Palas at Filtech 2016!

    Great interest in our booth C9 in hall 11.1! Use your last chance to meet us at Filtech 2016 in Cologne/Germany (11. to 13. October 2016) and find out more about particle measuring technology made by Palas®! From the first day on, a lot of interested people already visited our booth and asked for measuring devices for their ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • PCB-Containing Caulk Found in Many Homes and Buildings

    Caulking is a common building material found in virtually all homes and buildings. The flexible material is used to seal gaps and joints to make them water and airtight.  Unfortunately, many caulking materials used in the past to build and renovate residential and commercial properties contained polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). According to research conducted by the U.S. Environmental ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • PCME positioned for next phase of growth

    PCME Ltd, leading specialist in the development, manufacture and supply of particulate emission and flow measurement systems for industrial processes worldwide, has appointed Chris Shelley as General Manager. Chris Shelley succeeds William Averdieck who has served as Managing Director since the company’s inception in 1990. PCME Ltd, as part of the Environnement S.A Group, have ...


    By PCME Ltd

  • Delhi tops most polluted mega cities list: WHO

    Delhis air is the worst among world mega cities, the World Health Organisation (WHO) confirmed recently, even as IndiaSpend’s #breathe network of air-quality sensors reported fine-particulate-matter (PM2.5) levels were almost four times above daily safe levels, on average, for the seven-day period from Sept.22 to 28, 2016. For long-term exposure, these 24-hour levels are nearly 11 times ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Bidvest Embarks on Major Technology Refresh with Microlise Contract

    Bidvest Logistics, which delivers food and beverages to the UK’s best known restaurants and retail outlets has upgraded its Microlise Transport & Logistics solution to boost driver engagement. A Microlise user for more than eight years, the company has extended its contract and invested in new technology that will ...


    By Microlise Limited

  • Indoor Environmental Consultants Celebrates 15 Years of Service in Texas and the Gulf Coast

    In 2001, a group of the leading building science, indoor air quality, environmental, and microbiology professionals officially opened the doors at Indoor Environmental Consultants, Inc. (IEC). The environmental consulting firm quickly made a name for themselves in their home state of Texas and across the Gulf Coast.   Today, IEC is the area’s premier ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • testo DiSCmini - The smallest nanoparticle counter in the world

    The Diffusion Size Classifier testo DiSCmini is a handheld sensor for the measurement of nanoparticle number, average diameter and lung-deposited surface area LDSA with a time resolution of up to 1 second (1Hz). The measuring principle is based on electrical charging of the aerosols. The small size of the testo DiSCmini makes the instrument particularly suitable for personal carry-on ...


    By Testo SE & Co. KGaA

  • METTLER TOLEDO Announces New Technology That Tracks Changing Particle Size and Count in Real Time

    The new ParticleTrack G600B with FBRM technology allows scientists to track changing particle size and count in real time at full process concentrations. As experimental conditions vary, particles, particle structures and droplets can be monitored continuously, providing the evidence required to deliver consistent particles with the required attributes. METTLER TOLEDO is ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • French WWTP are using PCME view 370 for Sludge Dryer Particulate Monitoring

    The amount of dust produced in the dryer and later processing plant is affected by the type of dryer installed. As sewage sludge dust has a similar range of figures to wood flour, there is the potential for a dust explosion to occur in the main dryer, dust collection and handling plant, pelletiser and final product discharge plant. The material can ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • French WWTP are using PCME VIEW 370 for sludge dryer particulate monitoring

    The amount of dust produced in the dryer and later processing plant is affected by the type of dryer installed. As sewage sludge dust has a similar range of figures to wood flour, there is the potential for a dust explosion to occur in the main dryer, dust collection and handling plant, pelletiser and final product discharge plant. The material can also self heat leading to ignition and a slow ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • UK Nanosafety Group Publishes Updated Guidance to Support Safe Working with Nanomaterials

    In May 2016, the UK Nanosafety Group (UKNSG) published a second edition of its guidance document, Working Safely with Nanomaterials in Research & Development. The second edition of the guidance provides updates to account for changes in legislation, recent studies in the literature, and best practice since 2012. In particular, according to the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Fidas® 200 & Fidas® 200 S did it again!

    After the successful TUV/EN approval, Fidas® 200 and Fidas® 200 S have now also been granted the UK certification for Continuous Ambient Air Monitoring System (CAMS) and also for MCERTS for UK Particulate Matter (Defra Approval). ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • Keep an eye on everything with LabMonitoring

    HORIBA’s newly developed data preparation tool allows users to extensively display and document the interplay of different HORIBA ONE PLATFORM devices as well as to influence the processes with regard to quality control. Growing challenges with regard to environmental policy have profoundly changed the demands made on vehicle and engine emissions measurement in the last few years. For ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

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