ethylene monitoring News

  • New Gas Detection System for Ethylene

    Statox 501 Ethylen As pre- product for Polyethylene, ethanol, ethylen oxide, ethylene dichloride and many other final or intermediate products, ethylene (C2H4) is one of the most important products in petrochemical industries. It is a colourless gas with a sweetish smell. It is asphyxiant but not toxic. More important is that it is explosive in concentrations from 3,1 % (LEL) to 32 % ...

  • Identifying Occupational Exposure Risks to Ethylene Oxide and Other Airborne Hazards in Puerto Rico

    Ethylene oxide (EtO) is an organic compound that is produced in large volumes. It is primarily used as an intermediate in the production of several industrial chemicals, the most notable of which is ethylene glycol. However, it is also used as a fumigant in various agricultural products and to sterilize moisture and heat sensitive medical equipment and supplies.  According to the ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • CASELLA LAUNCHES NEW INTRINSICALLY SAFE MONITOR for VOC’s

    CASELLA LAUNCHES NEW INTRINSICALLY SAFE MONITOR for VOC's Casella CEL, the specialist provider of workplace monitoring technologies, launches 'VOC Pro', a new , ATEX & UL certified, hand held, photoionisation air monitor ...


    By Casella

  • CASELLA LAUNCH FOUR NEW INTRINSICALLY SAFE AIR AND NOISE MONITORS

    A record 'Fab Four' combination of new instruments Casella CEL, the specialist provider of workplace monitoring technologies, launches four new ATEX approved, intrinsically safe (I.S.), portable ...


    By Casella

  • New Webinar Now Available On-Demand - Thermal Imager Continuously Monitors Industrial Gas Applications

    View our webinar 'Thermal Imager Continuously Monitors Industrial Gas Applications', where we introduce the NIR-B 3XR thermal process imager, intended for hydrogen reformers, ethylene crackers, and similar pyrolysis furnaces. Discover a new and better method for continuously monitoring tube wall and inner furnace temperatures. View webinar. ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Be Safe During the Bird Flu Epidemic

    Following a case of bird flu being confirmed at a duck breeding farm in the village of Nafferton, East Yorkshire, various poultry farmers will all be on high alert after the poultry market declared a high risk. In East Yorkshire, some 6,000 birds will be culled and a 10km (6 mile) exclusion zone is in place around the farm to prevent further spread of the virus H5N8. Emergency measures to contain ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Interscan´s Gas Detection Knowledge Base Soars in Popularity

    In light of ever more stringent regulations covering environmental and workplace exposure to airborne toxic compounds, Interscan has responded with rugged and reliable products. But, that's only one part of the solution. The company also offers its applications expertise, via one-on-one contact with its customers, as well as through its ...


  • Combustible gas detector provides rapid 3-Second response to Dangerous Leaks

    The advanced Model IR400 Point IR Combustible Gas Detector from General Monitors features an industry-leading three-second T90 response time to the presence of combustible hydrocarbon-based gases, which allows plant operators to respond quickly to gas leaks and avoid potential accidents. With its fast three-second response time, the Model IR400 Infrared Gas Detector provides an added margin of ...


    By General Monitors

  • Quasar 900 Open Path Gas Detector

    The SafEye Quasar 900 Open Path Gas Detector is a high performance, high reliability gas detector, providing continuous monitoring for combustible hydrocarbon gases such as methane, propane, ethylene, butane, etc. Encased in a rugged, stainless steel, ATEX and IECEx approved housing, the Quasar 900 is able to detect at distances of up to 660ft (200m) in the harshest of environments. ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • EPA determines regulation not needed for 11 potential drinking water contaminants

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has made a final determination not to regulate 11 contaminants on the second drinking water contaminant candidate list (CCL 2). The agency has concluded that the contaminants do not occur nationally in public water systems, or occur at levels below a public health concern. The agency's final regulatory determination is based on extensive review of health ...

  • Researchers Find Leakage Problems with Hydrogen Peroxide Sterilizers

    An investigation of hydrogen peroxide vapor leakage from hydrogen peroxide sterilizers was recently conducted in Japan in response to reports of eye and throat irritation from workers and even chemical indicator color changes before sterilization. The sterilizers included several models of Sterrad sterilizer from Advanced Sterilization Products, treat and the V-Pro1 from ...


    By ChemDAQ, Inc.

  • Settlements ensure that three companies comply with public right-to-know rules

    Two Massachusetts companies, and one company in Connecticut will pay penalties and take actions to ensure they are following federal reporting requirements for use of hazardous chemicals. These enforcement actions by the US Environmental Protection Agency will help ensure that the public is aware of the potential for chemical releases in their communities. The companies involved in these ...

  • Gas analyzers accelerate business growth

    Transportable multi-parameter analytical instruments have been key to the growth of an analytical services company based in Elk City, Oklahoma. Great Plains Analytical Services (GAS) operates a fleet of mobile monitoring systems, providing onsite gas analysis for customers across the USA, and Gasmet FTIR analyzers have enabled the company to offer a comprehensive onsite monitoring service. ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Shutdown of Scottish oil refinery could have environmental impacts

    The shutdown of Scotland's oil refinery in Grangemouth is progressing according to Ineos's plan. Several plant areas have already been taken out of commission including the plastics plant and the two ethylene crackers.  Ineos have confirmed that the effluent treatment plant will be operational during the period of the strike. Thus the risk of an incident involving an oil release to the River ...

  • Tri-Tech Holding Wins $8.3 Million Contract for a Seawater Desalination Unit in Middle East

    Tri-Tech Holding Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIT), which provides turn-key water resources management, water and wastewater treatment, industrial safety and pollution control solutions, announced today that its subsidiary, Tri-Tech Infrastructure LLC (Tri-Tech U.S.), was awarded a contract to provide a seawater ...


    By Tri-Tech Holding Inc.

  • Gill`s new blackwater level sensor provides improved accuracy for solid waste tank measurement

    Gill Sensors & Controls Limited has announced immediate availability of its new Blackwater Level Sensor.  The sensor's technology has been specifically developed to meet increased regulatory requirements for both black and gray water storage and processing and is suitable for use in a variety of industrial applications such as waste water treatment facilities, pumping and ...

  • EPA guides Marinas on best ways to prevent water pollution

    With Memorial Day and summer approaching, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is recommending that New York State marinas take steps to prevent the pollution of local waterways. At the Albany Yacht Club this morning, EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck highlighted the best environmental practices for reducing pollution from boat washing and other maintenance activities that can degrade ...

  • Algae Biomass Organization Recognizes Six Students With Young Algae Researcher Awards at Algae Biomass Summit in Denver

    Six student scientists were presented with the first Young Algae Researcher Awards today in Denver for their contributions to fields of algae biology and engineering on the final day of the 2011 Algae Biomass Summit, the official conference of the ...


    By Algae Biomass Organization

  • Texas Chemical Plant Agrees to Cut Harmful Air Pollution in Overburdened Community

    The Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that Flint Hills Resources of Port Arthur has agreed to implement innovative technologies to control harmful air pollution from industrial flares and leaking equipment at the company’s chemical plant in Port Arthur, Texas. This settlement is part of EPA’s national effort to advance ...

  • Analyzing waste gases during simulated Mars mission

    As part of a project to measure the effects of long-term isolation on astronauts, small groups of individuals have been selected to live in a tiny ‘Habitat’ perched on the upper slope of a volcano in Hawaii. In doing so, the project team has contributed to the understanding of issues that would confront a manned mission to Mars. As part of the project’s research NASA’s ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

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