airborne particulate filter News

  • 3D Printing and Worker Exposures to Airborne Pollutants

    Three-dimensional (3D) printers are becoming increasingly popular as the technology advances and costs decrease. Today, 3D printers can be found everywhere, from research laboratories in schools, universities and businesses to factory floors and even in some people’s homes.  As these devices become more common, concerns have been raised about chemicals (volatile organic ...

  • Protecting New York and Tri-state Area Workers from Airborne Hazards

    Several months ago, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released their preliminary list of the 10 most frequently cited safety and health violations for the fiscal year. The annual list is compiled each year from thousands of workplace inspections conducted by the agency.   For numerous years in a row, one of top 10 cited violations once ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • New particulate measurement technology enables climate change ‘quick hit’

    More accurate measurement of Black Carbon particles is now within reach of UK local authorities, air quality and climate change researchers and industry thanks to a highly-specified device, newly available via Enviro Technology.   Reducing levels of Black Carbon in the air improves human health and slows climate change. Because it is dark, Black Carbon absorbs a lot of heat from the sun and ...

  • Met One Instruments, Inc. Announces Model 804 Handheld Airborne Particle Counter

    The new Model 804 handheld airborne particle counter from Met One Instruments, Inc. is being hailed as a breakthrough device that can deliver results literally in seconds. It packs some big performance into its small size. It offers the user not only portability and reliability but some of the lowest price points in the industry. The 804 is completely self-contained with an internal ...


    By Met One Instruments, Inc.

  • Met One Instruments, Inc.`s new portable BT-637 bench-top airborne particle counter now available

    You wouldn't think something so small could have such a big impact. However, Met One Instruments' new portable BT-637 Bench-Top Airborne Particle Counter is a small, portable tool that looks to have a big impact on Indoor Air Quality. This lightweight bench-top Indoor Air Quality instrument will monitor particulate matter, temperature, and relative humidity in the workplace and verify the health ...


    By Met One Instruments, Inc.

  • Uncovering Diesel Pollution: Five Places Where Dangerous Diesel Particulates Hide

    Santa Fe – Are you being exposed to dangerous diesel particulate air pollution in your neighborhood without knowing it? When most people think of diesels, images of giant construction equipment or super semis belching clouds of black smoke come to mind. But did you know diesels can also be stationary engines and that they are a part of everyone’s life, residing right around the corner from you? ...


  • 3M launches new particulate respirator with nuisance level organic vapour and ozone relief

    Diversified technology company 3M is delighted to announce the launch of its new speciality product, the 9922 FFP2 Particulate Respirator. The latest addition to 3M’s comprehensive range of maintenance free respirators provides comfortable protection against fine dusts and oil and water-based mists. In addition, the 9922 provides relief from nuisance levels (nuisance level refers to airborne ...


  • ASTM D7201 - 06(2011) standard practice for sampling and counting airborne fibers, including asbestos fibers, in the workplace, by phase contrast microscopy (with an Option of Transmission Electron Microscopy)

    Users of this practice must determine for themselves whether the practices described meet the requirements of local or national authorities regulating asbestos or other fibrous hazards. Variations of this practice have been described by the Asbestos Research Council in Great Britain (8), the Asbestos International Association (AIA) RTM 1 (9), NIOSH 7400, OSHA (Reference Method ID 160), and ISO ...


    By ASTM International

  • UVDI Ships First UL 900 Air Filters to LAX’s New International Terminal

    The New Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is a $1.5 billion project that is currently under construction. The new terminal will provide greater capacity than the existing terminal with new gates designed to easily handle larger aircraft and a great hall for dining and retail shopping. It is considered to be the largest public works project in the ...


    By Ultraviolet Devices, Inc.

  • Industrial Maid introduces new modular EB 56 weld fume and dust collection unit

    Industrial Maid introduces the new Model EB56 series packaged air filtration unit. This system is designed to handle welding smoke and fumes, grinding dust and other airborne particulates. The powerful 4500 CFM, 5 HP motor with a direct drive high pressure BI composite blower makes the system quiet, efficient and easy to service. The air passes through a spark baffle for arrestance, then moves ...


    By Industrial Maid LLC

  • Hydrogen Fluoride

    Gaseous hydrogen fluoride is a harsh respiratory irritant; the inhalation of hydrofluoric acid mists causes severe lung damage in exposed workers. A proposed new ASTM standard, WK38734, Test Method for the Determination of Particulate Fluorides and Hydrofluoric Acid Using Filter Sampling and Suppressed Ion Chromatography, will be used to ...


    By ASTM International

  • Unique dust monitors for any application

    The Latest TSI Sidepak Personal Aerosol Monitors Have Been Added To The Ashtead Technology Range Of Particulate Matter (PM) Monitors. “We Were So Impressed With The Unique Features Of These Instruments, That We Immediately Added Them To Both Our Rental And Sales Portfolios,” Says Ashtead’s Regional Sales Manager Josh Thomas. “Many Occupational Exposure Applications Are ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • ASTM D6552 - 06(2011) standard practice for controlling and characterizing errors in weighing collected aerosols

    The weighing of collected aerosol is one of the most common and purportedly simple analytical procedures in both occupational and environmental atmospheric monitoring (for example, Test Method D4532 or D4096). Problems with measurement accuracy occur when the amount of material collected is small, owing both to balance inaccuracy and variation in the weight of that part of the sampling medium ...


    By ASTM International

  • PILS-IC-VA: semi-continuous determination of anions, cations & heavy metals in aerosols

    Metrohm presents PILS-IC-VA, a new instrumental approach coupling a Particle-Into-Liquid-Sampler (PILS) to a dual-channel ion chromatograph (IC) for measuring aerosol anions and cations and a voltammetric measuring stand (VA) to determine the heavy metals. PILS-IC-VA is a powerful tool to capture the short-term impacts of air pollution as it allows the near real-time determination of the aerosol ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • New Model 300 Roundaire Cleanable Fume Extractor

    Sentry Air Systems Model 300 Roundaire is a mobile source-capture fume extraction system that helps protect the operator’s breathing zone from harmful airborne fumes and particulates found in many industrial settings due to welding, metal working, solvents, powder handling and ...


    By Sentry Air Systems, Inc.

  • New SecurityCAPs™ for HPLC/UHPLC Solvent and Waste Bottles Ensure Safety and Prevent Contamination

    Phenomenex Inc., a global leader in the research and manufacture of advanced technologies for the separation sciences, introduces SecurityCAP – a mobile phase and solvent waste safety system for HPLC and UHPLC Systems. SecurityCAP products are specially designed for solvent bottles and waste containers, providing increased laboratory safety, chromatographic security and cost savings. ...


    By Phenomenex, Inc.

  • HORIBA launches ParticleFinder Raman software

    HORIBA Scientific, a leading innovator in the manufacture of high performance scientific and analytical equipment, is announcing the launch of their new ParticleFinder module for the LabSpec 6 Spectroscopy Suite. In combination with the full range of HORIBA Raman microscopes ParticleFinder brings a new level of automation and ease of use for particle analysts who require the unique chemical ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Fleet of analysers designed to meet every need

    Instrumentation specialist Ashtead Technology has added the portable Olympus DELTA DS2000 XRF Handheld Metals Analyser to its fleet of rental equipment.  Marketing Manager Stewart Curtis says “This means that customers now have access to a range of XRF analysers for just about any application.” XRF (X-Ray Fluorescence) analysers enable the chemical, non-destructive analysis of ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Discover pending revisions of ISO 14644 standards and more at ESTECH 2009

    Contamination control professionals will have the opportunity to find out what you need to know about pending revisions to the ISO 14644-1 and ISO 14644-2 Cleanroom Standards, including modifications to the airborne particulate classification test method and sampling requirements during the ISO Series certificate program at ESTECH 2009, the 55th annual technical meeting and exposition of the ...

  • Fleet of XRF analysers designed to meet every need

    Instrumentation specialist Ashtead Technology has added the portable Olympus DELTA DS2000 XRF Handheld Metals Analyser to its fleet of rental equipment. Marketing Manager Stewart Curtis says “This means that customers now have access to a range of XRF analysers for just about any application.” XRF (X-Ray Fluorescence) analysers enable the chemical, non-destructive analysis of metals ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

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