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  • FTIR Emission Testing - Avoiding Common Traps

    Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) technology is a powerful, versatile tool for air emissions testing, but involves a number of potential pitfalls. Obtaining high-quality, legally defensible data requires significant expertise and careful attention to a well-vetted quality management system. Golden Specialty, at the request of the Texas Commission for Environmental Quality, has evaluated several ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • Air Compliance Testing Now Offers FTIR

    Commonly referred to as FTIR, Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy is the most recent addition to the Air Compliance Testing technological toolbox. FTIR can be used to identify chemicals from paints, polymers, coatings, spills, drugs, and contaminants (qualitative analysis). FTIR is likely the most powerful tool for identifying types of chemical bonds (functional groups). The wavelength of ...

  • Protea’s FTIR Analyser Undergoes Laboratory Validation Testing

    As part of our participation in a Support for Impact Project (SIP) as part of EMPIR, Protea’s FTIR analyser has undergone laboratory validation testing. Protea’s atmosFIR biogas analyser was validated against multiple siloxane standards developed by NPL. Mixtures of linear and cyclic siloxane compounds were analysed in a typical biogas ...


    By Protea Limited

  • FTIR for CEM’s and VOC’s monitoring

    As major contributors to environmental emissions, the waste incineration and power generation industries require both continuous and periodic emissions monitoring to ensure each plant is within Emission Limit Values (ELVs). FTIR provide to perform emissions monitoring solutions for the range of standard incineration or “combustion” gases, both inorganic species such as CO, NOx, SO2, ...


    By ETG Risorse e Tecnologia

  • LA testing expands materials testing laboratory in Pasadena with addition of FTIR capabilities

    Due to client demand FTIR services are now available at LA Testing. FTIR is a technique used primarily for the analysis of organic compounds as well to determine the chemical structure of inorganic compounds. Since chemical bonds absorb infrared energy at specific wavelengths, the basic structure of compounds can be determined by the spectral locations of their infrared absorptions. When ...


  • Certification for enhanced FTIR emissions analyzer

    Gasmet Technologies is delighted to announce that its CEMS II e continuous emissions monitoring system has successfully completed EN 15267-3 testing using FTIR technology for the analysis of low range HF, low range NO, CH4 and Formaldehyde. “This means that it meets the performance specifications in European directives and also the more stringent specifications in the type approval standard ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • FTIR analyser reveals surprising solution

    Emissions analysers have to be checked annually by certified testers and during recent functionality tests for a Gasmet FTIR continuous emissions monitor (CEM) at a UK Energy from Waste plant, the Nitrogen Dioxide span check results were found to be incorrect. A subsequent investigation revealed surprising results that would not have been apparent had the plant been using traditional CEMs. NO2 ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • FTIR meets Fire Testing needs for toxic gas analysis

    One of the most dangerous aspects of a fire is the toxic gases that can arise from the process of combustion.To save lives and develop safer materials for airplanes, trains, and buildings, it is vital to identify and measure the gases that are released when products and materials ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Gas analysis workshop focuses on FTIR versatility

    Gasmet Technologies, the manufacturer of FTIR gas analyzers, organised a meeting in Lisbon, immediately prior to the CEM 2016 conference and exhibition in May, to provide delegates with an insight into the wide variety of applications for which FTIR technology is employed. The measurement of greenhouse gases (GHGs) was a particular focus for the event, with presentations from a number ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Latest multigas FTIR analysers can be hired

    FTIR gas analysers have become popular in a wide variety of gas detection and monitoring applications because of their ability to measure almost any gas. However, the cost of this equipment can exceed the budgets of those that could benefit from this sophisticated technology, so Quantitech has established a small range of FTIR gas analysers that are available for hire. Typical applications for ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • FTIR gas analyser supports carbon capture research

    The development of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies relies on the accurate measurement of carbon dioxide (CO2) in addition to a wide array of other gases because it is vitally important that the process does not impact upon the emissions of other greenhouse gases and potential pollutants. An advanced FTIR multiparameter gas analyser from Gasmet Technologies is therefore being ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Portable FTIR verifies safe working environment

    One of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies recently employed a new portable FTIR multiparameter gas analyser from Quantitech to check air quality in an office for which there had been a number of odour complaints. Monitoring up to 25 compounds simultaneously, the FTIR was able to demonstrate compliance with occupational safety limits. Many gases are odourless, however, it is important ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • FTIR gas monitoring seminar a huge success

    Quantitech recently organised a very popular seminar focusing on multiparameter gas detection for both ambient and stack monitoring applications. The event took place at Bletchley Park and drew a large audience from a wide variety of industries including construction, industrial controls, Environment Agency, education, research, consultancies, test houses, hospitals, police, DSTL, Health & ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • FTIR provides monitoring flexibility for Catalyst Environmental

    ENVIRONMENTAL instrumentation specialists Quantitech, recently supplied emissions monitoring company Catalyst Environmental, with a range of instruments that has enabled the company to provide a market-leading range of services across a particularly broad spectrum of applications. In the case study described below, the advantages of multiparameter gas analysers from Quantitech are exemplified as ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Revolutionary FTIR gas analyser now available to rent from Quantitech

    The Gasmet DX-4030, the first truly portable FTIR gas analyser in the world, is now available to hire from specialist environmental instrumentation company Quantitech. The DX-4030 is a revolutionary new analyser based on tried and tested Gasmet technology providing both field-usability and high levels of analytical performance. The DX-4030 employs FTIR (Fourier Transform InfraRed Spectroscopy) ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Gasmet highlights novel applications for FTIR gas analysis at Achema 2015

    The Gasmet stand at ACHEMA, C53 in hall 11.1, will focus on the wide variety of applications for which FTIR gas analysis is now being applied, and will feature an innovative technology for the characterisation of paints and coatings. Traditional applications for FTIR include stack gas and process monitoring, in addition to occupational safety and environmental investigations. However, the Gasmet ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • UK Power Station Adopts Portable FTIR analyzer for Determining Water in Lubricating Oil

    Danbury CT. The level of water in lubricating oil is critical to measure and control since it can accelerate oxidation and affect lubrication performance. For years, chemists have relied on Karl Fischer titrations to measure the level of water in lubricating oil. Mr. Richard Wilson, Environmental & Performance Manager for the Ferrybridge Power Station in West Yorkshire, England, has now ...


  • Agilent Technologies Introduces Innovative Handheld FTIR Spectrometer, Bringing Laboratory Performance to the Field

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced a next-generation mobile spectroscopy product that is ideal for on-site testing in a broad range of applications, including advanced materials, art, historical objects, geology, agriculture, composites, coatings and polymers. The lightweight, ergonomic ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Air Compliance Testing Acquires FBT Environmental and Testing Services

    Air Compliance Testing recently announced that it acquired the assets of FBT Testing and Environmental Services’ Cincinnati, Ohio stack testing division. Founded in 1992, FBT Testing and Environmental Services maintained clients in the power production, manufacturing, construction materials, and automotive industries. The acquisition is an implementation of Air Compliance Testing’s focus on ...

  • Specac Limited: Testing chocolate for contaminants

    If you haven't bitten into a chunk of plastic when you last ate a Mars Bar or Snickers, you may think there's no chance of eating any contaminants with your elevensee's. But not all foreign objects in food can be seen with human eyes. Straight-forward chocolate generally consists of coca butter, egg white, organic acids, cellulose, polyphenols, water, minerals, salts, theobromine, ...


    By Specac Limited

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