explosive compound News

  • ISO consults on draft guidance for explosive compounds

    The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has published two draft standards on explosive compounds for public comment: "Soil quality — Determination of selected explosive compounds – Part 1: Method using high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) with ultraviolet (UV) detection'(ISO/DIS 11916-1)" and, "Soil quality — Determination of selected explosive ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Explosion proof and intrinsic safety 101

    Portions of the standard Spill Buster system operate in various “classified” flammable or explosive vapor zones or areas as defined in the US under the NEC codes. The location of the equipment on the site must be designed properly; or the equipment must be enclosed in appropriate enclosures, to prevent ignition of these vapors should the failure of a component occur. Since this is ...


    By Clean Earth Technology, Inc.

  • Surveillance and Monitoring of Explosive, Chemical, Biological and Nuclear Hazards

    This report provides: An overview of the global market for the surveillance and monitoring of explosive, chemical, biological, and nuclear hazards. Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2012, estimates for 2013 and 2014, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2019. Discussion of how hazards due to industrial accidents, nuclear plant accidents, ...

  • Explosive hazwaste removed from Massachusetts superfund site

    A time critical removal action was started by federal authorities this week at the Nuclear Metals, Inc. Superfund site in Concord Massachusetts to remove containers of hazardous substances that pose a risk of fire or explosion and radioactive substances. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, undertook the action at the request of the Concord Fire Department which expressed concern ...

  • Magnalight.com Announces Addition of Explosion Proof LED Fixture with Non-Metallic Housing

    Magnalight.com announced today the addition of an explosion proof LED light with non-metallic housing for applications where high resistance to corrosive environments is needed. The HAL-CRNM-LED7W explosion proof LED light fixture features the combination of a high output LED lamp with a non-metallic housing to provide more light than 100 ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Zinc Dusts Can Lead to Deadly Combustible Dust Explosions

    Earlier this year, a team of doctors and nurses from the United States traveled to Bolivia to take part in an emergency drill at a zinc mining facility.  The exercise involved a simulated explosion at the plant. Zinc is a metallic chemical element represent by the symbol Zn.  It is the 24th most abundant element in the Earth’s crust.  Zinc is used in many alloys, including ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Adipic Acid Dusts Can Lead to Deadly Combustible Dust Explosions

    Cinnaminson, NJ, August 1st, 2012 Approximately 2.5 billion kilograms of adipic acid are produced annually.  This organic compound is used in the production of nylon, polyurethane, adhesives and plasticizers. Adipic acid is a white crystalline powder. Some common other names for adipic acid include: Acifloctin; Acinetten; Adilatetten; Adipinic Acid; 1,4-Butanedicarboxylic Acid; ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Was Carbon Black a Factor in New Jersey Ink Plant Explosion?

    Last month, an explosion and fire at a manufacturing facility injured seven workers.  The event took place in East Rutherford, New Jersey, at plant that produces black newspaper ink. The workers were injured when a carbon compound used at the plant ignited.  Following the explosion, investigators from the Chemical Safety Board and Occupational Safety and Health Administration ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • PTR-MS for the sensitive and rapid real-time detection of solid high explosives in air and water

    A new article in ABC demonstrates the capabilities of detecting explosives in air and water with IONICON DAI-PTR-MS IONICON scientists successfully demonstrate  the DAI (direct aqueous injection) system’s capabilities to detect explosives in water. The IONICON DAI system is currently in development and allows for injection of liquids and analysis of which in IONICON PTR-MS instruments. ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Dalton, Ga., chemical manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor`s OSHA for 20 safety violations following explosion; proposed penalties total $77,000

    MFG Chemical Inc. in Dalton has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 20 safety violations following a plant explosion that resulted in the hospitalization of approximately 40 employees of other companies, working in the surrounding area, for decontamination. Proposed penalties total $77,000. The May explosion was caused by a runaway ...

  • NOVELTY – new high-vacuum filtering unit RAPID VAC

    RAPID VAC belongs to the high-vacuum group of filtering units. The device is designed for extraction and filtration the dry dust of various sort, not containing aggressive compounds and not creating explosive conditions. It removes efficiently any impurities directly from the site of emission. Especially, it is appropriate for extraction the pollutants from the hoods of manual grinding tools, ...


    By Klimawent S.A.

  • Chromatotec® certified ATEX for zone 1 & 2

    Since 2009, Chromatotec® proposes a version of its MEDOR® analyzer in Exp cabinet for hazardous areas. This solution dedicated for monitoring and online analysis of sulfurs and odorous compounds in natural gas today received the ATEX certification for zone 1. MEDOR® was already certified for zone 2 since 2014. The ATEX directive consists of two EU directives describing what equipment ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Prototype NIST method detects and measures elusive hazards

    A chemist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has demonstrated a relatively simple, inexpensive method for detecting and measuring elusive hazards such as concealed explosives and toxins, invisible spoilage in food or pesticides distributed in soil by wind and rain. The prototype method is more sensitive than conventional techniques for detecting traces of these ...

  • Portable Gas Detection

    ‘Fatal Blast’ at an industrial plant or ‘Workers Overcome with Toxic Fumes’ or ‘Neighbours moved to safe place to avoid Toxic Fumes’ are headlines that are all too common. The cause of many fatal accidents is the confined space where workers are having to work.   The gas risk associated with a confined space is due to oxygen depletion (and sometimes ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • 50 Watt Hazardous Location LED String Light Set Released by Larson Electronics

    With over 40 years as a leader in the industrial and commercial lighting industry, Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with the release of a 50 watt hazardous location LED string light set. With over 40 years as a leader in the industrial and commercial lighting industry, Larson Electronics continues its commitment to ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • SEPA deploys latest technology for emergency response service

    Instrumentation specialist Quantitech has supplied the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) with a range of the latest environmental monitoring technologies that will be used by the Airborne Hazards Emergency Response (AHER) service to improve the provision of information about airborne hazards during a significant incident such as an explosion or a major fire. This will allow NHS ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • ET Launches AirSense GDA2 Gas Detector For Toxic Gases

    ET continues to lead the way in the field of indoor air quality monitoring and gas detection with the introduction of the AirSense Analytics (Germany) GDA2 gas detector toxic gases and chemical agents. Aimed primarily at the 'emegency response teams' and 'first responders' the GDA2 uses a unique 'array' of sensor technology to identify up to 750 toxic gases including chemical warfare agents such ...

  • CMT for high resolution vapor intrusion monitoring

    Background Vapor intrusion refers to the movement of volatile chemicals from the subsurface into the indoor air of overlying buildings. The most common source is groundwater or soil contaminated with volatile organic compounds (VOCs). VOCs emit vapors that migrate into pore spaces of the soil and upward into the overlying environment. Generally, vapors enter buildings through cracks and ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • CMT simplifies Vapor intrusion monitoring

    Vapor intrusion refers to the movement of volatile chemicals from the subsurface into the indoor air of overlying buildings. The most common source is groundwater or soil contaminated with volatile organic compounds (VOCs). VOCs emit vapors that migrate into pore spaces of the soil and upward into the overlying environment. Generally, vapors enter buildings through cracks and openings in the ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Pumps and Flow Meters in PURE-Version

    Lutz already is well established in the food,- pharmaceutical- and cosmetics industry  as a successful supplier of hygienic pumps B70V Sanitary which are approved according to the 3-A Sanitary standard. This series, consequently constructed according to the hygienic design, features a high disposability, gentle product handling as well as a free of deadlegs and easy to clean construction for ...


    By Lutz Pumpen GmbH

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