fuel analyser News

  • Multigas analyser supports liquid fuel research

    Two advanced FTIR analysers are being employed to monitor multiple gas concentrations simultaneously in laboratory scale reactors at Sasol’s Research and Technology Centre in South Africa. The monitors, which were supplied by Gasmet Technologies (Finland), are being used to study changes in gas composition during the preparation of Fisher Tropsch catalysts which are used in gas-to-liquids ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • New Infrared Analysers For Biofuels

    QUANTITECH LTD is launching two easy-to-use mid-infrared analysers for biofuels analysis aimed at production facilities and fuel blending at distribution centres. The instruments have been specifically designed for on-site analysis and can be operated by users having limited or even no knowledge of infrared analytical techniques. The first - the InfraCal Filtometer - is a low-cost, single ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • New partnership for TOC gas analysers

    Quantitech, the Milton Keynes based instrumentation specialist, has been appointed exclusive distributor in the UK and Ireland for ErsaTec GmbH, a leading German manufacturer of gas analysers for the measurement of organic gases such as solvents and fuels. Designed and developed by former employees of Bernath Atomic (manufacturer of the well-known Bernath 3006 FID), the ErsaTec analysers employ ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • MCERTS award for VOC emissions analyser

    Quantitech has announced that the Sick 3006 portable VOC monitor has a new MCERTS certificate, valid to July 2019. The company’s Dominic Duggan says: “This is important news for any process that needs to report total hydrocarbon emissions data; MCERTS is essential for monitoring Part A processes, however, as a portable instrument, the 3006 is also ideal for Part B processes and stack ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Mud used as `green` fuel

    Dependency on oil and coal could be coming to an end. Researchers from the Rovira i Virgili University (URV) have analysed the environmental and human health impacts of an alternative fuel that solves various problems simultaneously. This is the solid waste from the water treatment plants of large cities. The scientists have carried out the first study into this method at a cement plant in ...


  • Intelligent and Portable Fuel Analysis

    Grabner Instruments, a subsidiary of AMETEK, Inc. has introduced a new portable and highly versatile FTIR spectrometer for the fully automatic measurement of gasoline, diesel and biofuel blends. The MINISCAN IRXpert is the first completely portable fuel analyzer that combines superior scanning range and resolution with the advantages of mid-IR and near-IR spectroscopy for highest measurement ...

  • Not all fuels are environmentally friendly

    Fuel extracted from biomass, known as biofuels, are not necessarily more environmentally friendly than fossil fuels, says a recent report from EMPA (Research Institute Materials Science and Technology). Although biofuels come from renewable raw materials, growing and processing ...


  • 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

  • Industry First for Icon’s Cloud Point Analyser

    In an industry first, Icon Scientific is celebrating five years of consecutive use of one of its first Cloud Point analysers, installed in a French refinery in 2010. "Our technology is a significant leap forward for the industry," said Kevin Fogarty, Managing Director at Icon.  "Cloud point analysis - used to provide an indicator of the lowest ...


    By Icon Scientific

  • Framework Analyses of the US Energy & Renewable Energy Industry

    Framework Analyses of the US Energy & Renewable Energy Industry  US Energy & Renewable Energy ...


  • Fuel poverty report shows improvement

    The report analyses data from English Housing Survey to measure the impact of fuel poverty in England. A combination of rising incomes and energy efficiency improvements in low income households has seen a decrease in the fuel poverty gap from £909 million in 2012 to £877 million in 2012, with an overall reduction of £32 ...

  • Renewable fuel standard increased for 2009

    The 2009 renewable fuel standard (RFS) will be 10.21 percent to ensure that at least 11.1 billion gallons of renewable fuels be blended into transportation gasoline. The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) established the annual overall renewable fuel volume targets, reaching a level of 36 billion gallons in 2022. To achieve these volumes, EPA calculates a percentage-based ...

  • Fuel produced from sunlight, CO2 and water: an alternative for jet fuel?

    Water and carbon dioxide (CO2) can be converted into ‘solar thermochemical fuel’ using energy from the sun and very high temperatures. A new study has analysed the production of this fuel and found that, under favourable future conditions, costs could be as little as €1.28 per litre, with close to zero life-cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Although suitable as a substitute ...

  • Fuel Cell Today publishes The Fuel Cell Industry Review 2012

    ANNUAL FUEL CELL SHIPMENTS TO TRIPLE BETWEEN 2011 & 2012, SURPASSING 78,000 UNITS; ANNUAL MEGAWATTS EXPECTED TO INCREASE 61%, REACHING 176 MW IN 2012 Fuel Cell Today has released its latest free annual review of the fuel cell industry, reporting continued growth through 2011 and its expectations for further growth in 2012. The Fuel Cell Industry Review 2012 reports that annual fuel cell ...


    By Fuel Cell Today

  • Why I’m backing Fuel Cells

    Viewpoint from Dr Robert Trezona Technology Director at the Carbon Trust In my role at the Carbon Trust, I have been working for a number of years to accelerate hydrogen powered fuel-cell electric vehicles to market. Our analyses suggest that this less fashionable technology is likely to make the largest ultimate contribution to reducing carbon and other emissions from road ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Climate change is fueling forest disturbances

    Climate change is already altering the environment. Long-lived ecosystems such as forests are particularly vulnerable to the comparatively rapid changes in the climate system. A new international study published this week in Nature Climate Change shows that damage from wind, bark beetles, and wildfires has increased drastically in Europe’s forests in recent years. Europe’s ...

  • Local lad fuels international success

    Following entrepreneurial engineer Dean Kavanagh’s promotion to Managing Director of Geotech, the global analysis instrumentation business has reported its best quarter ever. With responsibility for delivering an aggressive strategy for worldwide growth, Dean is looking to his new leadership team, Global Sales and Marketing Director, Paul Gooch, and Financial Controller, Jeff Gray, formerly ...


    By Geotech

  • Engine emissions analyser further improves Intertek’s emissions testing capability

    An advanced FTIR analyser installed at Intertek’s engine test facility in Milton Keynes is enabling engineers to improve the quality of their tests on the gaseous components of engine exhaust emissions. The gas analyser manufactured by Gasmet Technologies and installed by their UK subsidiary, Quantitech, measures multiple organic and inorganic components simultaneously from a large library ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Engine emissions analyser further improves Intertek’s emissions testing capabilities

    An advanced FTIR analyser installed at Intertek’s engine test facility in Milton Keynes is enabling engineers to improve the quality of their tests on the gaseous components of engine exhaust emissions.  The gas analyser manufactured by Gasmet Technologies and installed by their UK subsidiary, Quantitech, measures multiple organic and inorganic components simultaneously from ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Sophisticated metals analyser helps protect power station pipes

    An advanced portable XRF (x-ray fluorescence) alloy analyser hired from Ashtead Technology enabled specialist engineering consultants to investigate and quickly pinpoint failures within a power plant’s complex pipeline network. Tetra Engineering contacted Ashtead Technology to hire the handheld Niton XL3t XRF analyser as part of a project focussing on degrading pipework at a combined cycle power ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

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