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  • ASTM E594 - 96(2011) Standard Practice for Testing Flame Ionization Detectors Used in Gas or Supercritical Fluid Chromatography

    Although it is possible to observe and measure each of the several characteristics of a detector under different and unique conditions, it is the intent of this recommended practice that a complete set of detector specifications should be obtained at the same operating conditions, including geometry, flow rates, and temperatures. It should be noted that to specify a detector's ...


    By ASTM International

  • New Oil in Water Method Allows Onsite Analysis

    S. Norwalk, CT, April 19, 2007 -- New European regulations governing the measurement of oil-in-water, a 15% hydrocarbon emission reduction target and Hydrocarbon Trading have all heightened the importance of monitoring oil concentration levels. As a result, US instrument manufacturer, Wilks Enterprise, Inc., and their UK representative – Quantitech, Ltd. - have reported a rapid growth in demand ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • ASTM D5845 - 01(2011) standard test method for determination of MTBE, ETBE, TAME, DIPE, Methanol, Ethanol and tert-Butanol in gasoline by infrared spectroscopy

    Alcohols and ethers are added to gasoline to produce a reformulated lower emissions gasoline. Alcohols and ethers may also be added to gasoline to increase the octane number. Type and concentration of various oxygenates are specified and regulated to ensure acceptable commercial gasoline quality. Driveability, vapor pressure, phase separation, and evaporative emissions are ...


    By ASTM International

  • New landfill gas detector from Photovac

    Photovac, Inc., the manufacturer of premium instruments for volatile organic compound analysis in air, soil, and groundwater, is pleased to introduce the MicroFID flame ionization detector for landfill gas detection.The measurement of methane and non-methane components in landfill gas is essential for compliance with air quality operating permit requirements, and the MicroFID detector from ...


  • Baseline-MOCON’s new piD-TECH® plus photoionization sensor series offers compact size, superior VOC analysis

    Lyons, CO  — Baseline-MOCON, Inc., a subsidiary of MOCON (NASDAQ: MOCO) launches two new patented piD-TECH® plus photoionization sensors for portable and stationary gas monitors.  The new generation sensors are ideal for instrumentation manufacturers who want to add state-of-the art, low-level volatile organic compound (VOC) detection to their portable or stationary monitor.  The ...


    By MOCON, Inc. - Baseline

  • Trimble Introduces the SiteFID Gas Monitoring Solution for the Environmental Services Market

    Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today the SiteFID™ Gas Monitoring solution for the environmental services market. The solution, specifically designed for environmental consultants and landfill operations managers, integrates positioning and mobile computing capabilities coupled with Flame Ionization Detection (FID) gas sensor technology, helping mobile workers to streamline their workflow ...


    By Trimble

  • Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids

    A new ASTM International subcommittee will develop standards that will be used by contract laboratories, water utilities and others requiring or developing methods used for hydraulic fracturing. Subcommittee D19.09 on Water – Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids is under the jurisdiction of ASTM International Committee D19 on Water. Standards developed by D19.09 ...


    By ASTM International

  • A Simple Test for Gases in Water

    A proposed new ASTM International standard will provide a simplified way to test for dissolved gases, such as methane and ethane, in water. Environmental and testing laboratories will be able to use the proposed standard to ensure that drinking water is safe in areas in which hydraulic fracturing occurs. Laboratories would use the proposed test — ...


    By ASTM International

  • CAI Introduces New Landfill Gas Systems

    ORANGE, CA - The California Analytical Instruments Landfill Gas Analysis System provides a highly accurate Methane and Oxygen analyzer housed in a NEMA 4 or 4X enclosure.  The enclosure is climate controlled for outdoor mounting and provides maximum stability in virtually any environment. The enclosure includes fittings for calibration gases, sample gas, and exhaust as well as solenoid ...

  • Baseline-MOCON Introduces “9000 Keeper” Software for Series 9000 Hydrocarbon Analyzers

    Baseline®-MOCON®, Inc., a subsidiary of MOCON® (NASDAQ: MOCO) unveiled the 9000 Keeper software to view and configure the industry acclaimed Series 9000 Hydrocarbon Analyzers from a local or network computer, for no additional charge through 2012. The software provides total control of the Series 9000’s set-up for alarms, relays, calibration, ...


    By MOCON, Inc. - Baseline

  • Triad expedites brownfields redevelopment in Fairbanks

    The Fairbanks North Star Borough (FNSB) used Triad in 2006-2007 to assess environmental conditions at a municipal property along the Chena River in Fairbanks, AK. FNSB accelerated the site investigation as part of a brownfields assessment grant received from the U.S. EPA in 2005. Low-level contamination had been identified onsite in past investigations, but its extent and impact on future ...

  • ASTM D4814 - 11a standard specification for automotive spark-ignition engine fuel

    This specification describes the various characteristics and requirements of automotive fuels for use over a wide range of operating conditions in ground vehicles equipped with spark-ignition engines. It provides for a variation of the volatility and water tolerance of automotive fuel in accordance with seasonal climatic changes at ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D4814 - 11b Standard Specification for Automotive Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel

    This specification describes the various characteristics and requirements of automotive fuels for use over a wide range of operating conditions in ground vehicles equipped with spark-ignition engines. It provides for a variation of the volatility and water tolerance of automotive fuel in accordance with seasonal climatic changes at the locality where the fuel is used. This ...


    By ASTM International

  • Sensors, Inc. Announces New Product Line, the SEMTECH ECOSTAR

    Sensors, Inc., the leading manufacturer of in-use emissions test equipment, announces the launch of an all-new, full suite of modular gaseous and particulate measurement devices that meet world-wide laboratory-grade requirements. SEMTECH ECOSTAR Building on over forty years of experience in gas and exhaust flow measurement and as the world's pre-eminent PEMS equipment ...


    By Sensors, Inc.

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