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  • PTR-TOF in the spotlight at IABR Breath Summit 2016

    The International Association for Breath Research (IABR) held its annual summit conference at the renowned ETH Zürich in Switzerland. Between September 14 – 16, 2016, the latest scientific results in breath research were presented. In 12 talks researchers featured PTR-MS as their tool of choice for real-time breath gas analysis. ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Analysing C02 levels to detect stowaways

    In addition to safety and security issues posed by stowaways, drivers are now faced with fines of £2000 for each stowaway carried into the country, as well as potential fines for the vehicle's owner. Companies have an ongoing need for a portable, quick and effective way to detect unwanted travellers inside containers or any other confined space. Geotech's  ...

  • Analysing CO2 levels to detect stowaways

    In addition to safety and security issues posed by stowaways, drivers are now faced with fines of £2000 for each stowaway carried into the country, as well as potential fines for the vehicle's owner. Companies have an ongoing need for a portable, quick and effective way to detect unwanted travellers inside containers or any other confined space. Geotech's  ...

  • Analysing C02 levels to detect stowaways

    In addition to safety and security issues posed by stowaways, drivers are now faced with fines of £2000 for each stowaway carried into the country, as well as potential fines for the vehicle's owner. Companies have an ongoing need for a portable, quick and effective way to detect unwanted travellers inside containers or any other confined space. Geotech's ...

  • PTR-MS breath test shows potential for detecting liver disease

    Researchers at the University of Birmingham have published results that suggest a non-invasive breath test for liver disease using an IONICON PTR-MS. Elevated levels of limonene in patients have been found to be indicative of a diseased liver. Especially in the UK liver disease has risen sharply over the past few decades and is the third biggest cause of premature ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Latest multigas FTIR analysers can be hired

    FTIR gas analysers have become popular in a wide variety of gas detection and monitoring applications because of their ability to measure almost any gas. However, the cost of this equipment can exceed the budgets of those that could benefit from this sophisticated technology, so Quantitech has established a small range of FTIR gas analysers that are available for hire. Typical applications for ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • High profile location for ET’s new on-line metals in air analyser

    Air quality monitoring specialist, Enviro Technology Services Plc has recently installed a state-of-the art, near real-time automatic metals-in-air analyser at the Marylebone Road “super-site” for King’s College London who had funding from NERC. The XACT 625 X-ray fluorescence multi-metals system is understood to be the first of its type to be installed outside of the USA and ...

  • EPA and states complete first phase of unprecedented school air monitoring initiative/air toxics samples from all 65 schools in 22 states available online (HQ)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced it had completed air quality testing outside 63 schools in 22 states and at two tribal schools. The testing was done as part of an unprecedented school air monitoring initiative announced by EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson last year to protect children from toxic air pollution around schools. EPA experts will now analyze the data to ...

  • DEEPSEA CHALLENGE - CO2 analysis seven miles deep

    At almost seven miles down, carbon dioxide management is critical for life support. On 26th March 2012, with James Cameron at 35,756 feet under the waves on the seabed of the Mariana Trench, he and the DEEPSEA CHALLENGE team needed real-time live data on the levels of oxygen (O2), carbon dioxide (CO2), air temperature and humidity in the sub. Those four readings from a specially modified Geotech ...

  • EPA Awards over $591,000 to Arkansas to Help Eliminate Air Pollution

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $591,247 to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ). The funds will be used to administer the state’s air monitoring network for fine particulate matter (PM) which aims to identify precursor pollutants and eliminate air pollution. The funds will also be used to administer the state’s PM 2.5 data analyses. ADEQ will ...

  • BOHS membership underpins instrumentation service

    Instrumentation specialist Ashtead Technology has joined the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS), in order to ensure that its staff are kept abreast of the latest developments in occupational safety. Branch Manager Alan Hasson says: “Our customers expect us to be able to offer advice on the most appropriate test and monitoring instruments for every job and BOHS membership will ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Wider gaps between cycle paths and traffic reduce active commuters’ air pollution dose

    Setting cycle and footpaths further back from the road can significantly lower the amount of air pollution that cyclists and pedestrians inhale, suggests new research. While wide gaps are not always practical, the study shows that even small increases in distance could substantially reduce the dose of pollution. ‘Active commuting’ is being promoted in cities across the world. Rather ...

  • OSHA Announces New Proposed Rule to Protect Workers from Crystalline Silica

    Last Friday, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a proposed rule to lower worker exposure to crystalline silica.  When implemented, the new rule is aimed at lowering lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and kidney disease in the American workforce. The public has 90 days to submit written ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Just one in 10 new diesel cars is clean as the legal limit, report finds

    Every major car manufacturer is selling diesel cars that fail to meet EU air pollution limits on the road in Europe, according to data obtained by sustainable transport group Transport & Environment (T&E). All new diesel cars should have met the Euro 6 auto emissions standard from 1 September ...

  • There’s suspense in the air - detected with Ionicon PTR-TOFMS

    Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry and the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany investigated how the composition of the air changed when an audience watched movies from different genres such as comedies like “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and “Buddy”, or fantasy movies like “The Hobbit” and the science-fiction thriller ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • a1-cbiss Showcase New Detectors @ Offshore Europe

    a1-cbiss are returning, alongside American company A+ Corporation (suppliers of Genie filters), to exhibit at the biannual Offshore Europe exhibition. Offshore Europe is the biggest worldwide event of its kind drawing in 1,500 exhibitors and over 48,000 attendees from a global audience. What: SPE Offshore Europe 2013 ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Green spaces linked to improved cognitive development in schoolchildren

    Exposure of primary schoolchildren to outdoor green spaces is linked to an improvement in their cognitive development, finds a new study, which is the first of its kind. The association may be partly explained by reductions in traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) near green areas. Approximately half of the global population live in cities, and it is projected that by 2030, three of every five ...

  • Sharing environmental information across Europe to improve policies

    Public authorities across Europe collect a vast range of environmental data but different practices of classification and reporting make it difficult to access them and use them for cross-border analyses. The shared environmental information system (SEIS) aims to fulfill this gap by interconnecting existing databases, promoting the use of standards and making data accessible to all. The European ...

  • Portable FTIR verifies safe working environment

    One of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies recently employed a new portable FTIR multiparameter gas analyser from Quantitech to check air quality in an office for which there had been a number of odour complaints. Monitoring up to 25 compounds simultaneously, the FTIR was able to demonstrate compliance with occupational safety limits. Many gases are odourless, however, it is important ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Accurate detection and monitoring of Formaldehyde.

    PPM Technology has developed wireless connectivity for our leading Formaldehyde detector and monitor the Formaldemeter htv-m. The Formaldemeter htv-m is able to accurately detect and monitor formaldehyde, temperature and humidity in real-time.  It can be ...


    By PPM Technology

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