fume detection News

  • Casella to show CEL-712 Microdust Pro for reliable real time detection of airbourne dusts, fumes and aerosols

    Casella CEL, Stand E53 Safety & Health Expo, NEC Birmingham 14-16 May 2013 Casella – global specialist in state-of-the-art occupational health and environmental risk measurement solutions – will be showing its newly launched CEL-712 Microdust Pro at  ...


    By Casella

  • 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

  • Gas detection solutions for monitoring compressed breathing air

    At first glance the physiological demands of the firefighter, the scuba diver and the hospital patient have little in common. One is trained to deal with fire and rescue, one swims underwater and one is concerned with either regaining or improving their health. Yet all three depend to some extent on a safe source of compressed breathing air. In the case of the firefighter, portable breathing sets ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Plymovent gains foothold in automotive industry

    Plymovent has been one of the market leaders in the metal industry for many years with its advanced welding fume extraction systems. Plymovent introduced its SHIELD fire safety solutions last year. This system solution is ideal for oil-laden welding and cutting applications in the ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • The perfect solution for air purification...

    Health and safety legislation demands that air quality is monitored in laboratories where solvents, acids and other chemicals are used. Most of the hazards encountered are contained within a fume cabinet but there are also low level contaminants that do not require containment in a cabinet but make the air inside the laboratory tainted. Halo has been designed by Erlab to ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • AIHce new products grab the spotlight

    Software and SDS products to help chemical manufacturers and companies that utilize chemicals are some of the new products that captured the attention of professionals attending the AIHce 2013 conference. The U.S. transition to GHS will reach its first compliance deadline in only seven months, on Dec. 1, the date by which employees who may be exposed to chemical hazards must be trained on GHS. ...


    By 3E Company

  • Casella invited to present Health & Safety solutions at BOHS

    Casella will demonstrate a range of innovative products to boost Health & Safety in the workplace at Occupational Hygiene 2014, the BOHS (British Occupational Hygiene Society) Annual Conference in April. Among the exhibits showcased by Casella will be the Microdust Pro, an easy to use instrument with a simple user interface that enables the real-time detection of airborne dusts, fumes and ...


    By Casella

  • Casella invited to present Health & Safety solutions at BOHS

    Casella will demonstrate a range of innovative products to boost Health & Safety in the workplace at Occupational Hygiene 2014, the BOHS (British Occupational Hygiene Society) Annual Conference in April. Among the exhibits showcased by Casella will be the Microdust Pro, an easy to use instrument with a simple user interface that enables the real-time detection of airborne dusts, fumes and ...


    By Casella

  • Naval Base Kitsap fails to properly monitor fuel tanks near Puget Sound for leaks

    Naval Base Kitsap Bangor failed to properly monitor pipes and underground fuel storage tanks for leaks on its property in Silverdale, Washington in violation of federal laws that protect groundwater, according to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Navy will pay nearly $161,000 in fines. “EPA is working hard to restore Puget Sound and fuel leaks near the ...

  • Pollution kills 7 million people every year

    Air pollution kills about 7 million people worldwide every year, with more than half of the fatalities due to fumes from indoor stoves, according to a new report from the World Health Organization published Tuesday. The agency said air pollution is the cause of about one in eight deaths and has now become the single biggest environmental ...


    By Associated Press

  • New Transmitters with Radar Sensing Technology improve level measurement accuracy

    Piping Systems (GF) has expanded its automation product line with two new Level Transmitters.  These transmitters incorporate advanced radar sensing technology designed for high accuracy tank level measurement in a wide range of chemical processing and water treatment applications. The addition of radar technology to the company's existing ultrasonic and ...

  • Fire risk in Mediterranean Europe mapped using satellite images

    Satellite observations are valuable aids to detect and monitor fire activity. A recent study has investigated how satellite images of fire activity, together with information on vegetation cover and fire risk associated with long and short-term atmospheric conditions could be used to help authorities better manage the risk of wildfires in Mediterranean Europe. Wildfires, especially in southern ...

  • Fire risk in Mediterranean Europe mapped using satellite images

    Satellite observations are valuable aids to detect and monitor fire activity. A recent study has investigated how satellite images of fire activity, together with information on vegetation cover and fire risk associated with long and short-term atmospheric conditions could be used to help authorities better manage the risk of wildfires in Mediterranean Europe. Wildfires, especially in southern ...

  • World’s fourth longest rail tunnel gets Crowcon gas protection

    Protection from gas hazards in one of the world's longest rail tunnels is being provided by monitoring systems from Crowcon Detection Instruments. The Crowcon systems are designed to detect potentially flammable and toxic gases before they reach hazardous levels. Crowcon was chosen by Telefonica Ingenieria de Seguridad from a number of competitors as part of the detailed engineering project. ...

  • Casella continues to lead the way in occupational dust measurement

    The brand new CEL-712 Microdust Pro from Casella CEL (www.casellameasurement.com; 01234 844100) is a rugged, hand-held, data logging instrument for the real-time detection of airborne dusts, fumes and aerosols. Boasting the highest measurement range of any device of its kind currently available on the market, it features a unique filter that enables on-site ...


    By Casella

  • New Platform for Nano Engineered Structures

    Sanford, FL – Argonide Corporation, a Florida based company, has announced its latest development in nano engineered technology (“NET”). Using NanoCeram® their patented electropositive nonwoven filter media as a platform, they are now able to load a wide range of nanopowders into the sheet. The first innovation of the new technology uses powdered activated carbon (PAC) as the attached ...


    By Argonide Corporation

  • Mettler Toledo adds two new easy-to-use technologies to its AGX fiberconduit™ product line

    DATELINE -- The METTLER TOLEDO Reaction Analysis (RXA) Business Unit today announced two new additions, the AgX MultiplexIR and the new DSub AgX fibers, to its Silver Halide (AgX) FiberConduit™ sampling technologies product line. The AgX MultiplexIR is used exclusively on the new ReactIR™ 45m reaction analysis system. With MutliplexIR, one chemist can run two different reactions at the same ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • testo DiSCmini - The smallest nanoparticle counter in the world

    The Diffusion Size Classifier testo DiSCmini is a handheld sensor for the measurement of nanoparticle number, average diameter and lung-deposited surface area LDSA with a time resolution of up to 1 second (1Hz). The measuring principle is based on electrical charging of the aerosols. The small size of the testo DiSCmini makes the instrument particularly suitable for personal carry-on ...


    By Testo SE & Co. KGaA

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning is Preventable

    The indoor environmental quality (IEQ) professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide testing services for carbon monoxide and other harmful gases to protect workers and building occupants. In January, fire crews from Tempe, Arizona responded to a call regarding a forklift driver at a manufacturing plant who was suffering from chest pains.  Upon arriving at the factory emergency personnel ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • European consortium to combat methane emissions

    The Centre for Carbon Measurement at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is leading a European consortium to develop and test new methane measurement instruments for shale gas extraction, municipal waste water treatment plants and gas distribution. The consortium includes Cuadrilla Resources, Veolia Environnement and National Grid. Climate-KIC, Europe's largest public-private innovation ...

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