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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

  • ASTM D7398 - 11 standard test method for boiling range distribution of fatty acid methyl esters (FAME) in the boiling range from 100 to 615°c by gas chromatography

    Significance and Use The boiling range distribution of FAMES provides an insight into the composition of product related to the transesterification process. This gas chromatographic determination of boiling range can be used to replace conventional distillation methods for product specification testing with the ...


    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 ...


  • Continuous Monitoring of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons using Automatic Thermal Desorption-Gas Chromatography

    Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) are a group of over 100 different chemicals that are known to be formed typically during incomplete combustion of organic matter at high temperature. Their major sources in the atmosphere include industrial processes, vehicle exhausts, waste incinerations, and domestic heating emissions. Due to their carcinogenic/mutagenic effects, 16 PAHs are currently ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Environics Offers Expanded Zero Air Generator Options

    Environics is pleased to announce the addition of expanded options for the Zero Air Generator. In addition to the powerful Stand-Alone model, the new pump-less model will produce ultra high purity zero grade air from an existing compressed air source. The Environics® Series 7000 Zero Air Generators are pure air generator systems that are capable of continuous delivery of up to 20 standard ...


    By Environics, Inc.

  • 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

  • Comparison Data on Wilks Biofuels Blend Analyzers Conducted by Independent Laboratories

    Wilks Enterprise is pleased to announce the availability of comparison data, done by independent laboratories, on its InfraCal Ethanol and Biodiesel Blend Analyzers and InfraSpec VFA-IR Spectrometer. The InfraCal Ethanol Blend Analyzer was tested against an Oxygenate Flame Ionization Detector (O-FID) with comparable results.   The InfraCal Biodiesel (FAME) Blend Analyzer and InfraSpec VFA-IR ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • 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

  • TGI EKOPLAZ Division Completes Design of New Unit

    TGI Solar Power Group Inc. (TSPG) (PINKSHEETS: TSPG), a diversified holding company, announced today that it has the design of a new and improved Waste to Energy unit of EKOPLAZ. Upon completion of testing the prototype system, EKOPLAZ plans to produce several smaller size units up to 5 tons a day capacity, to be tested in the field, utilizing various feedstock. This new design is more ...


    By Marketwire

  • TGI EKOPLAZ Unit Enters Into Strategic Alliance With ELIHO ENERGY SYSTEMS INC

    TGI Group (PINKSHEETS: TSPG), a diversified holding company, announced today that it entered into strategic alliance agreement with ELIHO ENERGY for testing, sales and installation of EKOPLAZ equipment. Members of ELIHO management will join TGI's Advisory Board. About ELIHO ENERGY: An environmental solutions provider offering a next-generation technology platform that transforms municipal, ...


    By Marketwire

  • TGI (TSPG) EKOPLAZ Contracts E5 Unit

    TGI SOLAR POWER GROUP INC. (PINKSHEETS: TSPG), a diversified energy company, is pleased to announce it has placed an order for an EKOPLAZ E5 medical waste and hazardous materials processing unit. TSPG Management plans to test this experimental unit using MSW, demolition materials, coal (clean burn) and medical waste for feedstock. Learn more about EKOPLAZ and our leading edge technologies by ...


    By Marketwire

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific introduces their new Multi-Gas analyzer for continuous gas monitoring

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has announced the Thermo Scientific Model 70 FTIR Multi-Gas CEMS, a single analyzer, continuous monitoring system capable of measuring up to ten gases or more for almost any incineration or co-incineration application. The new Thermo Scientific real-time monitoring system employs the most widely used, field-proven, process FTIR ...

  • 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

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