environmental air sampler News

  • Quantitative Passive Air Samplers

    While monitoring air quality is important in many situations, a variety of different quantitative passive samplers are available for such work. A proposed new ASTM International standard, WK45755, Guide for Selection of Quantitative Passive Samplers for Volatile Organic Compounds in Air, will help users decide which air sampler type will ...


    By ASTM International

  • Air Monitors sponsors air quality PhD

    The instrumentation company Air Monitors has announced that it is sponsoring a new PhD project at King's College London to study ambient levels of Black Carbon. Applications for this important post must be posted online to the KCL Health School by Friday 2nd December. Air Monitors' MD Jim Mills said: "This is a fantastic opportunity to become involved in one of today's most important air quality ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • New sigma brand all-weather refrigerated sampler cabinet from Hach stands up to extreme environments

    Hach Company now offers a new and improved Sigma All-Weather Refrigerated Sampler Cabinet. A true all-weather unit, this cabinet's robust design ensures operation in the face of environmental challenges (corrosion, UV, standing water, rodents, corrosive gases), maintains accurate temperature control, protects sample quality, and provides security in remote operation. Comprised of a linear, ...

  • Sierra BG 3 partial flow dilution sampler now legal alternative for US EPA Part 1065

    The US EPA has ruled that Partial Flow Dilution (PFD) technology, as demonstrated in conclusive testing with Sierra Instrument’s BG®3 <http://www.sierrainstruments.com/emissions/bg3.html> , is now legally recognized as an alternative to traditional Constant Volume Sampling (CVS). The new ruling in favor of light and heavy duty ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Complete Cleanroom Environmental Monitoring System

    Particle Measuring Systems has released the FacilityPro® 5010 System, a new industrial automation solution for environmental monitoring. The FacilityPro 5010 builds on the previous FacilityPro generation and provides a central hub for a complete cleanroom environmental monitoring system. With a modular design, the system is able to be configured based on current sampling requirements while ...

  • Signal StreetBox Compact System for Air Quality Monitoring

    Signal has launched a unique product aimed at the gap in the market between full reference monitoring stations and simple absorption tubes. The StreetBox is an electrochemical sensor based, battery operated air pollution monitor capable of measuring up to three gases or PM10 plus environmental parameters such as wind speed and direction. Where reference equipment is expensive, large and ...


    By Signal Group Ltd

  • Beacon Environmental Services Introduces BESURE Sample Collection Kit™

    Bel Air, MD -- Beacon Environmental Services, the international leader in soil gas surveys and vapor intrusion monitoring, introduces their proprietary BESURE Sample Collection Kit™. Unrivalled in its ease-of-use and reliability, the kits are custom packaged for each project to include samplers and all the hand tools and materials a client needs to conduct on-site sampling – providing a fast, ...

  • AQE 2015 to focus on ways to improve air quality and emissions monitoring

    AQE 2015 to focus on ways to improve air quality and emissions monitoring The organisers of AQE 2015, the international Air Quality and Emissions show, have announced a comprehensive programme of events that will take place in Telford, UK, on 22nd and 23rd April. Created to provide an update on the latest regulations, technologies, methods and research in air quality and emissions monitoring, AQE ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Fast uptake Nitrogen dioxide and VOC monitoring using passive sampling techniques - Rapid Air Monitors

    Leading supplier of air pollution monitoring equipment, Gradko Environmental, is pleased to announce the first products in its new range of Rapid Air Monitors. Environmental consultants globally have been looking for faster passive methods of measuring ambient air pollution, particularly for inorganic compounds. Gradko have responded to this market need with the introduction of the Rapid Air ...


    By Gradko International Ltd

  • Personal exposure monitors help specify health impacts of indoor, outdoor air quality

    Indoor and outdoor pollutants can adversely affect the heart in ways different from outdoor air pollution alone, according to a new cardiovascular study conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan, in collaboration with an exposure study conducted by RTI International. The Cardiovascular Sub-Study of the Detroit Exposure and Aerosol Research Study (DEARS) has shown for the first time ...


    By RTI International

  • Vapor Intrusion

    A proposed new ASTM International standard will link easy to use, cost-effective and nonintrusive passive sampling with concentration data to measure vapor intrusion. WK40037, Guide for Determining Concentration Values from Groundwater, Air and Soil Gas Using Adsorbent-Based, Passive Samplers, is being developed by Subcommittee D18.21 on Groundwater and ...


    By ASTM International

  • Ecotech enters 2006 Australian Export Awards National Finals

      Ecotech is a national finalist in the Small to Medium Manufacturer Award category of the 2006 Australian Export Awards after winning its State-based Award. Ecotech is an Australian owned ISO 9001/14001 and NATA accredited company with over 30 years experience in the design, manufacture, integration, installation, maintenance and operation of turn-key ambient air and emissions monitoring ...


    By Ecotech Pty 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

  • OI Analytical announces release of the Master TD 4750 Thermal Desorber

    OI Analytical announces introduction of the Master TD 4750 Thermal Desorber designed to automate processing volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and semi-volatile compounds collected from air sampling devices for GC/GC-MS analysis.Thermal desorption provides a versatile technique for monitoring VOCs and semi-volatile compounds in air compatible with current models of GC/GC-MS instruments ...

  • MCERTS event expanded to become AQE 2013

    The organisers of the highly successful MCERTS conferences have announced that the format of the next event will be considerably expanded. The focus on testing and monitoring will remain, but ambient air quality will be addressed in addition to environmental emissions and workplace exposure. As a result, the theme of the first day of the conference will be ambient air quality monitoring and the ...

  • Study sees little dust risk for subway workers

    New York subway commuters may worry more about rats and rising fares than dust floating through the system, but for the workers who spend their whole shift below ground, air quality has long been a concern. Results from a new pilot study using miniaturized air samplers to look at steel dust exposure may help them breathe easier. Steel dust, produced as thousands of train wheels roll through the ...

  • ESS Conducts H2 Gas Test at Coca-Cola Factory in Hanoi, Vietnam

    Environmental Source Samplers, Inc. (ESS) continues growth in the Asian market with recent air emissions and ambient test programs for clients in Vietnam. ESS most recently secured a contract to sample for hydrogen gas at the Coca-Cola factory in Hanoi. The project was conducted in October 2013 and led by ESS President Mark Looney, QSTI.   ESS sampled for H2 gas at multiple ...

  • Two new distributorships for Enviro Technology

    Untitled Document Environmental monitoring specialist, Enviro Technology Services plc (ET) has announced two new distributorship appointments. ...

  • Pesticides persist in Indian atmosphere

    While residues of banned pesticides in the atmosphere are declining around the world India continues to have exceptionally high levels, a new study shows.   Portable samplers using chemically treated resin and deployed at several sites on seven continents from 2005 to 2008 showed that ‘organochlorine’ or chlorine-containing pesticides such as DDT ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Time spent in traffic has major effect on personal exposure to cancer-causing chemicals

    Our lifestyles determine how often we are exposed to cancer-causing chemicals, such as those in traffic emissions and cigarette smoke. A Swedish study reveals how exposure to these chemicals varies from person to person. Among its findings, the amount of time a person spends in traffic or refuelling their car significantly affects how much benzene and butadiene they could inhale. Many studies ...

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