heavy metals analysis News

  • Novel sample pretreatment unit for heavy metal analysis

    AppliTek launches a unique solution for accurately determining the total metal content in water bodies. The novel pretreatment system, designed as an add-on unit for AppliTek’s VPA Series of Voltammetric Process Analyzers, allows to safely and conveniently process incoming samples with concentrated acids and oxidizing agents. Accuracy, precision and stability of results are very critical ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • Latest Advancement for On-Site Analysis of Heavy Metals

    The PDV6000plus is the latest generation of portable instruments which provide excellent accuracy and convenience when performing on-site heavy metal analysis in water or soil. Building upon the reputation of the PDV6000, which is globally accepted as the benchmark system, the PDV6000plus boasts a range of software and hardware improvements. It further improves data quality by lowering ...

  • Monitoring heavy metal contamination in the German Wadden Sea

    Human activities, including industrial development along coastal areas, risk polluting the marine environment with heavy metals which can harm human health and aquatic life. A recent study has found elevated levels of metal pollution in the Jade area of the German Wadden Sea, but concludes that metal contamination of the sediments would not be expected to have harmful effects on the marine ...

  • Long term reductions in airborne heavy metals

    Since many heavy metals, including lead and iron, can be harmful to human health at high concentrations, their atmospheric levels are monitored. The UK Heavy Metals Monitoring Network has been monitoring ambient metals for 25 years, and during that time there has been a steady reduction in the levels of most metals in the air - with a few important exceptions. Airborne metals are produced by the ...

  • MTI Diagnostics online heavy metal monitor undergoes scrutiny of US EPA

    Environmental and diagnostic specialists, MTI diagnostics, (Fareham, UK) have completed a stringent evaluation of its MTI OVA 5000 system at the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Vineland Chemical Company Superfund site in Cumberland County, New Jersey for monitoring arsenic in the effluent from the waste water treatment plant. The EPA is responsible for the cleanup of the site while the ...

  • Wastewater treatment from chromium compaunds and heavy metal ions

    Wastewater containing chromium and other heavy metals, is highly toxic effluents which require high-quality and efficient purification. Such effluents formed during electroplating, other types of chemical, electrochemical surface treatment of metal products such as chromium-plating, nickel-plating, copper-plating, zinc-plating, cadmium-plating and also during some technological ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • Newly published ASTM F963-16 allows use of HDXRF testing of heavy metals in toys

    The ASTM F15.22 Toy Safety Committee has just published revisions to its U.S. Toy Safety Standard, F963-16, covering the safety of all toys sold in the United States. Integral among the new changes is a provision allowing for the use of High-Definition X-Ray Fluorescence, or HDXRF, to measure the presence of toxic heavy metals in toys. Compared to traditional wet chemistry testing, HDXRF is much ...


    By X-Ray Optical Systems (XOS)

  • Oxford Instruments launches a new hand-held XRF analyzer for measuring heavy metals in soil

    Oxford Instruments announces the launch of a new, robust X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) analyser –the X MET5000, for accurate and reliable identification of pollutants in soil. The X-MET5000 represents the 4th generation of Oxford Instruments’ hand-held analyzers. Engineered for high performance and reliability, this brand new analyzer combines Oxford Instruments’ patented PentaFET® detector ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Breakthrough Technology: ANDalyze Introduces Real-time Water Testing for Heavy Metals Powered by DNA

    ANDalyze offers a new sensor/fluorimeter platform solution for simplifying the on-site testing and analysis of water for heavy metal contamination. This new product requires no special knowledge of chemistry, greatly reducing operational testing time and cost for the water industry. Champaign, IL: ANDalyze has developed an innovative heavy metals sensor platform technology for water testing ...


    By ANDalyze

  • Global Technologies Group, Inc. Receives Positive Test Results and Recommendation for Sawgrass Lake Park Heavy Metals Remediation Project

    Global Technologies Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GTGP) Global has received the following final test results and recommendation for the Sawgrass Lakes Park project located in St. Petersburg, Florida. METHODOLOGY AND RESULTS OF TREATABILITY STUDY AND PILOT TEST EXCERPTS OF THE FULL REPORT BY ART ENGINEERING LLC. Based on the results of the evaluation of remedial technologies, two ...


    By Marketwire

  • PILS-IC-VA: semi-continuous determination of anions, cations & heavy metals in aerosols

    Metrohm presents PILS-IC-VA, a new instrumental approach coupling a Particle-Into-Liquid-Sampler (PILS) to a dual-channel ion chromatograph (IC) for measuring aerosol anions and cations and a voltammetric measuring stand (VA) to determine the heavy metals. PILS-IC-VA is a powerful tool to capture the short-term impacts of air pollution as it allows the near real-time determination of the aerosol ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Study Shows Laundered Shop Towels May Expose Millions of U.S. Manufacturing Workers to an Unexpected Source of Heavy Metals

    Gradient, a nationally recognized environmental and risk science consulting firm, today announced the publication of a study that finds elevated levels of heavy metals in tested laundered shop towels. The study, ...


    By Gradient Corporation

  • Sonic Advance Heavy Oil Development Program

    Vancouver, CANADA – SONIC Technology Solutions Inc. (“SONIC” or “the Company” : TSXV: SNV) reported that its heavy oil development program with joint venture partner PetroSonic Energy Systems Inc. (“PetroSonic”) will advance to include third party evaluation of both the test results and the process economics. A bench scale pilot test plant has been constructed at SONIC’s demonstration facility ...


  • On-Site Wastewater Analysis

    The US EPA, as well as other governmental regulatory agencies, have instituted stricter regulations covering discharges of “oily wastes” from facilities into publicity owed treatment plants (POTWs) facilities, forcing numerous industries to monitor their effluent more closely prior to discharge. This regulations affect such industries as food – both processors and restaurants, metal fabrication, ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Oxford Instruments continues to develop the fastest metal alloy sorters available

    Oxford Instruments introduces a new model to its range of ultra-fast metal alloy sorters. mPulse, the first ever handheld Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) metals analyser on the market is now available as two options. mPulse and mPulse+ enable users to identify a wide variety of metal alloys at the press of the trigger and measure light and heavy elements up to 10 times faster than any ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • New Research Shows Metal Exposure From Laundered Shop Towels May Exceed Permissible Levels Set by the EPA for Metals in Drinking Water

    Gradient, a nationally recognized environmental and risk science consulting firm, today presented new data that show metal exposure from use of laundered shop towels may exceed the permissible levels allowed in drinking water. Gradient presented a poster describing its findings at the annual ...


    By Gradient Corporation

  • XRF Analysis - a method of screening products for lead content

    Concerned toy manufacturers can be reassured with Oxford Instruments’ complete solution for safe toys and consumer goods Almost daily, we wake to the news that another toy has been recalled from the market due to the presence of lead in the paint applied to the toy. The recalls are primarily being carried out by the major toy manufacturers, but it seems that the problem exists throughout the ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • IR analysis helps industries comply with regulations for wastewater

    For over 30 years, the Clean Water Act has been governing water pollution. Initially the focus was on traditional “point source” polluters such as municipal sewage treatment plants and industrial facilities. The focus is now on the “non-point sources” such as Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs) which are a major contributor to non-point source pollution. This is due to the increase in the ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Hybrid Medium and Heavy-Duty Truck Sales to Surpass 100,000 Vehicles Annually by 2017, Forecasts Pike Research

    As the global economy begins tentative steps toward recovery, truck manufacturers are looking to technologies that can help mitigate the rising cost of diesel fuel while meeting increasingly strict emissions requirements.Trucks that utilize electricity to meet these goals come in four variations: hybrid electric, plug-in hybrid, battery electric, and plug-in ...


  • Next-generation analysis systems for controlling water quality

    Knowing whether the water in our reservoirs is contaminated by a specific bacterium or if the river passing through our town contains an excessive amount of heavy metals is vital when confronting environmental or public health problems. To this end it is necessary to have a network of analysis systems which measures the chemical and biological parameters of these water sources. Current devices ...

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