hand-held volatile organic compound detection News

  • Land Surveying for Volatile Organics Detection with PID

    Environmental Consultants and contractors have the responsibility of monitoring the remediation of industrial waste sites and closed military bases. With Government pressure to develop brownfield sites, the environmental consultant must identify contamination and ensure clean-up is effective. A simple method is to use PIDs to rule out the presence of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Ion Science Launch Revolutionary Photoionisation Detector for Volatile Organic Compounds

    Ion Science introduces the new ground breaking PhoCheck Tiger photoionisation detector (PID) for rapid, accurate detection of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). A significant development in PID, the instrument’s powerful software and performance features set new industry standards for hand held VOC detection. The instrument’s revolutionary PID technology provides a dynamic detection range of ...


    By Ion Science

  • Ion science launch revolutionary photoionisation detector for volatile organic compounds

    Ion Science introduces the new ground breaking PhoCheck Tiger photoionisation detector (PID) for rapid, accurate detection of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). A significant development in PID, the instrument’s powerful software and performance features set new industry standards for hand held VOC detection. The instrument’s revolutionary PID technology provides a dynamic detection range of 1 ...


    By Ion Science

  • GE scientists develop battery-free, multi-detection water wireless sensors

    GE Global Research, the technology development arm of the General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), has announced a battery-free, multi-detection radio-frequency identification (RFID) sensing platform that could enable a wide range of low cost wireless sensing products in healthcare, security, food packaging, water treatment and pollution prevention. GE's unique RFID sensors are built on traditional ...


    By General Electric

  • New Multi-Threat Portable Gas-Detection Monitors Now Available Following Extensive Field Testing

    RAE Systems Inc. today announced its new portable MultiRAE instruments with unmatched sensor versatility have been field tested in responder, government and industrial environments, and are now available worldwide. The new MultiRAE monitors reliably give safety professionals unprecedented visibility and control of chemical and radiation threat data to enhance safety for workers, responders and ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • Equipment Hire - Mini Rae 2000

    STL's equipment hire fleet includes a wide range of tools to meet all monitoring and sampling requirements. In this issue we review the Mini-Rae 2000. The Mini-Rae 2000 is the standard P.I.D within STL's Equipment Hire fleet. It is ATEX approved and has the ability to measure up to 10,000 ppm Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). Many industries use this piece of kit for the detection of solvents ...


  • RAE systems mobilizes to support gulf spill clean-up efforts

    RAE Systems Inc. (NYSE Amex: RAE), a leader in delivering innovative sensor solutions to serve industrial, energy, environmental, and government safety markets worldwide, has mobilized personnel to assist private companies and government agencies with the toxic gas and hazardous materials associated with the growing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. RAE Systems has placed personnel on scene and is ...

  • PhoCheck+ Provides Optimal Breathing Safety For Fire Fighters

    Used widely within the Fire Service Industry, the PhoCheck+ 1000 from Ion Science provides crucial testing of air compressors for safe, uncontaminated use of breathing apparatus. Evidence shows that oils and greases used to lubricate air compressors cause contamination of air that has been compressed into the tank, resulting in fire fighters experiencing an unpleasant ‘chemical taste’ ...


    By Ion Science

  • Casella joins forces with RAE systems

    Casella CEL has signed a new distributorship agreement for RAE Systems world-renowned gas detection monitors, so expanding its extensive portfolio of innovative workplace noise, dust and vapours monitoring equipment. RAEs products perfectly complement Casella CELs wide-ranging expertise in the field of gas detection with a full range of portable gas detectors for personal monitoring of toxic and ...


    By Casella

  • EPA finalizes plan to clean up old dry cleaner site in Hempstead, New York; chemicals used in dry cleaning found in water next to Woodmere Middle School

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today finalized a plan to clean up ground water at the Peninsula Boulevard Ground Water Plume Superfund site in Hempstead, N.Y. by removing and treating contaminated ground water from the site. The ground water is contaminated with the volatile organic compounds tetrachloroethylene and tricholoroethylene, chemicals used in dry cleaning that can seriously ...

  • EPA finalizes plan to remove contaminated soil from Nepera Chemical superfund site in Orange County

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released an amended plan to remove contaminated soil from the site of former lagoons at the Nepera Chemical Company, Inc. Superfund site in Hamptonburgh, N.Y. in Orange County. EPA developed three options to address soil contaminated with potentially harmful volatile organic compounds at the former lagoons and has selected excavation and off-site ...

  • CASELLA LAUNCHES NEW INTRINSICALLY SAFE MONITOR for VOC’s

    CASELLA LAUNCHES NEW INTRINSICALLY SAFE MONITOR for VOC's Casella CEL, the specialist provider of workplace monitoring technologies, launches 'VOC Pro', a new , ATEX & UL certified, hand held, photoionisation air monitor ...


    By Casella

  • Trimble and photovac partner for environmental services market

    Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and Photovac, Inc. announced today that they have signed a development and distribution agreement for the integration of Photovac technology with Trimble mobile computing solutions for the environmental services market. Trimble and Photovac will cooperate to develop integrated mobile solutions specifically designed for applications in the mobile landfill gas emissions ...


  • EPA update on Yellowstone River oil spill (Silvertip Pipeline)

    As the second week of the oil spill cleanup begins, EPA staff are optimistic about receding water levels in the Yellowstone River, which will allow access to previously inaccessible portions of the river. This news comes as data becomes available from testing and monitoring conducted last week. A map for both water and air monitoring data is now available at ...

  • Smoke blankets Jamaica`s capital as dump fire burns

    Thick, noxious smoke blanketed Jamaica's capital Thursday as a wind-fanned fire burned at a sprawling, open-air waste dump on the city's outskirts that has seen repeated blazes. Firefighters were trying to put out the fire as it billowed acrid smoke across Kingston and parts of neighboring St. Catherine parish. Schools closed and the government advised residents to stay indoors and close windows. ...


    By Associated Press

  • Casella CEL gains RAE Systems’ high-level service status

    Casella CEL is now a ‘Level 2’ authorised Service Centre as well as an official distributor for RAE Systems’ world-renowned gas detection monitors and photoionisation detectors (PIDs), so that it now offers a full support service to customers. All Level 2 Service Centres must have: Staff who have attended and completed training at levels 1 and 2 at RAE Systems ...


    By Casella

  • Opgal Announces Next Generation EyeCGas Camera

    Building on the success of the handheld EyeCGas camera, Opgal Optronic Industries is launching EyeCGas FX, the next generation gas leak detection camera for ...

  • Shawcity to showcase Cub at IOSH 2013

    Shawcity are the UK's leading supplier of monitoring instrumentation to the Health and safety, Occupational Hygiene and Environmental industries.The team offer unrivalled customer support and additional services ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Prism Analytical Technologies, Developer of Home Air Check™, Offers Air Test to Determine Presence of Tobacco Smoke in Indoor Environments

    Prism Analytical Technologies, Inc., a leading U.S. consultative air testing laboratory devoted to the chemical identification and analysis of air contaminants, announced today that it has developed an air test to predict the usage of tobacco smoke in indoor environments. Prism’s Tobacco Smoke Check™ test looks for specific chemical compounds known to be present in ...

  • Environnement S.A launches Ecodesigned AQMS e-Series of analyzers

    The e-Series of analyzers has been designed with a special consideration to the environmental impacts of the product during its whole lifecycle. The measurement modules of the e-Series are fitted in closed cell expanded polypropylene foam (EPP*) that has outstanding cushioning properties, high strength-to-weight ratio and efficient thermal and electrical insulation. Components such as ...


    By Environnement S.A

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