VOC Monitoring News

  • E Instruments Proud to Introduce the VOC Plus - the Latest Handheld VOC Emissions Analyzer

    Writing to customers from our headquarters in Langhorne, PA, we here at E Instruments—the designers and manufacturers of air quality monitors and emission analyzers—are proudly introducing our latest handheld VOC emissions analyzer, the VOC Plus. With this handheld emissions analyzer, it’s now easier than ever to rapidly, and ...

  • TOC Analysers for IECEx and ATEX zones

    Total Organic Carbon analysers are commonly used to measure the level of organic contamination in water. Online TOC analysers installed in refineries and petrochemical plants are located right in the middle of the process facilities. Here explosive gasses, vapours or mist can be present. It is a high risk situation, as any spark or any heat source may cause an explosion. Hence, explosive ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Volatile Organic Compound Exposure Risks from 3D Printers

    Due to their initial high cost, corporate research laboratories and major universities were some of the earliest adopters of three-dimensional (3D) printing technologies. In recent years, 3D printers have become increasingly popular as the cost to own and operate these devices has dropped dramatically.  Today, 3D printers can be purchased for only a few hundred to several thousand ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • New class of VOC sensors

    Alphasense has launched a new sensor for the measurement of VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds). The new p-type Metal Oxide sensor is a broadband total VOC detector with a range of 0 to 100 ppm (isobutylene) and 10-50 ppb detection limit, depending on the VOC. “This new class of metal oxide sensor will complement our existing range, which also includes PIDs, offering a lower cost alternative ...


    By Alphasense

  • Air Quality in Northern Illinois - Canadian Wildfires

    As we headed out to lunch yesterday, we were presented with a smoky haze and burning smell.  The smell and smoke were so persistent, we drove around our offices expecting to see a local building on fire.  Amazingly, it turned out that ...

  • Businesses and Institutions in Puerto Rico Learn About 3D Printers and Potential Exposure Hazards

    It wasn’t many years ago that the cost of 3D printers made their presence in a school, university or business in Puerto Rico unique and special. Today, however, three-dimensional printers have become almost commonplace as the technology advances and costs decrease. The popularity of 3D printers has raised respiratory concerns with a growing number of health and safety professionals. ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • PC-5000 Series Wall-Mount Particle/Mass Monitors with Options for TVOCs, CO2, and more

    GrayWolf Sensing Solutions of Shelton, CT, USA introduces a new, branded 6-channel Particulate Meter which optionally incorporates sensors for additional environmental parameters such as Total Volatile Organic Compounds (TVOCs), Carbon Dioxide (CO2), Temperature and Relative Humidity. This wall-mounted monitor, a modified version of the portable PC-4005 introduced ...


    By GrayWolf Sensing Solutions

  • IONICON launches AMC-Monitor T-1000 for the semiconductor industry

    IONICON Analytik, the Austrian based leading manufacturer of real-time trace VOC analyzers, introduces a new modular and flexible platform for airborne molecular contamination (AMC) monitoring in typical semiconductor applications such as: FOUP analysis for AMC with a focus on VOC and condensables incl. full integration with the Pfeiffer Vacuum APA 302 pod analyzer. ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Improving the Indoor Environmental Quality of Puerto Rico’s Hotels and Resorts

    Millions of people from across the globe visit Puerto Rico each year and by some estimates, tourism contributes approximately $4 billion to the local economy. The vast majority of tourists and business travelers coming to Puerto Rico stay at one of the many hotels and resorts found on the islands.  Hotels and resorts that have focused on providing service, value and a healthy indoor ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Assessing VOC Exposures in New Construction or Recently Renovated Buildings in Puerto Rico

    It’s quite common for a person to walk into a newly constructed or recently renovated home or office and comment about the “new” smell. While this “new” smell is pleasant to some, and may invoke feelings of a clean and fresh indoor environment, usually it actually means the person is being exposed to high levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). These ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Volatile Organic Compounds and New Construction Discussed in Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses how building occupants can be exposed to elevated levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in newly constructed or recently renovated homes and buildings. “These buildings frequently have a new smell that is often due to ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • IONICON presents the revolutionary PTR-TOF 6000 X2 trace gas analyzer

    IONICON Analytik, the Austrian based leading manufacturer of real-time trace VOC analyzers introduces a new compact, ultra-sensitive and high-resolution PTR-TOF instrument. The PTR-TOF 6000 X2 is the first instrument in IONICON’s ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • New York Facility Managers Turn to VOETS for Indoor Allergen Testing Solutions

    Employees that go to work or tenants that arrive home, and develop allergy symptoms that improve or go away once they leave the building, could very likely be having an allergic reaction to indoor environmental allergens.    In many circumstances when this occurs, the facility manager of the building will be contacted to investigate the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • New York Employers Take Note of Study Linking Indoor Air Quality to Worker Performance

    Several years back, Environmental Health Perspectives published a paper about a study that examined the cognitive function of workers in conventional and green office environments.  The study garnered the attention of business leaders, human resources professionals, and occupational health professionals from across the country. Two dozen participants were ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • The new PTR-TOF 4000 trace VOC analyzer: no compromises.

    Discover the world’s smallest, commercial high-resolution PTR-TOFMS You might know that our PTR-TOF 1000 is the smallest and lightest commercial PTR-TOF trace VOC analyzer available. It’s also a huge success for us with over 30 instruments sold since 2014. You might wonder if we can do even better than this? For the first time we combine ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • IONICON launches new high-resolution PTR-TOF 4000 trace gas analyzer

    IONICON Analytik, the Austrian based leading manufacturer of real-time trace VOC analyzers, introduces a new compact high-resolution instrument. For the first time IONICON combines high-sensitivity with a high mass resolving power in a small and lightweight PTR-TOFMS. The PTR-TOF ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • New York Building Science Experts Help to Identify VOC Exposure Risks

    Volatile organic compounds are a diverse group of organic chemical compounds that are used in numerous building products, furnishings, and products found in homes and buildings.  VOCs include chemicals with familiar names, such as formaldehyde, and others many people have not heard of before.  VOCs are emitted as gases from certain solids or liquids.  Common materials ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • Markes International enhances its suite of thermal desorption products with new sorptive extraction technology

    The new HiSorb product range includes probes and accessories that sorptively extract volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds (VOCs and SVOCs) for analysis by thermal desorption (TD)–GC–MS. They can be used for both immersive extraction from liquids, or headspace sampling from solids.   “HiSorb will especially appeal to existing TD users looking ...


    By Markes International Ltd

  • New deal on VOC emissions analysers

    The German manufacturer of gas analysers SK Elektronik (SKE), has appointed Quantitech as its exclusive UK distributor. SKE is a leading global provider of gas analysers based on the principle of Flame Ionisation Detection (FID). Key applications for the company’s analysers include emissions monitoring, process gas monitoring, and the monitoring of abatement efficiency and emissions from ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • 300 PTR-MS instruments sold – a historic milestone

    During the last days of September 2016 we finished the construction of PTR-MS instrument No. 300. It’s a PTR-TOF 1000 that we built for an overseas customer who will use it for analyzing chemical pollutants in industrial areas. Our team took some pride and special care when loading it into ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

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