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  • 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

  • IR Spectroscopy fast growing

    According to Business Wire, Technavio have announced that the global spectroscopy market is expected to grow tremendously. Valued at USD 7.2 billion in 2014, it is forecast to be worth USD 9.55 billion in 2019. This would mean growing by a CAGR of 5.9%. A major force in this growth is ...


    By Specac Limited

  • Biofuels Blend Ratio and Total Glyceride Measurements using Mid-IR Analysis

    The InfraSpec VFA-IR Spectrometer, a portable mid -infrared spectrometer that gives spectral, quantitative or qualitative information, for easy, on-site biofuel analyses. With the trend toward alternate fuels, there is a significant increase in biodiesel and ethanol production and the need for easy and accurate analytical measurements. The InfraSpec Spectrometer can measure percent ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • IR Search System Now Available Online

    Protea's range of FTIR gas analysers can measure hundreds of gas species. In order to provide the analysts with help in identification of unknown peaks in their spectra, Protea have provided the following band assignment lookup utility. By entering the absorption position of an unknown molecular vibration the tool will return suggestions on the bond that could be present. With the full spectrum ...


    By Protea Limited

  • Blend ratio of synthetic jet fuel blend analysis determined in under a minute with portable IR spectrometer

    With the price of oil on a roller coaster ride and the desire to reduce dependence on foreign oil, the airline industry and military are currently investigating ways to supplement the fuel supply with synthetic jet fuel. To date, synthetic jet fuel is made mostly from coal which is a plentiful source in the US. Research is also underway to produce synthetic fuel from biomass to further improve ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Varian, Inc. offers FT-IR solution for polymer and materials analysis highest energy throughput reveals more information

    Palo Alto, CA -- Varian, Inc. (NasdaqGS: VARI) announced today FT-IR solutions for Polymer and Materials Applications that reduce analysis times and reveal more detailed information. FT-IR (Fourier Transform – Infra Red) spectroscopy is an essential tool in the analysis of polymer films and other materials. Applications range from quality testing of raw materials to failure analysis of large ...


  • A2 Technologies announces innovative portable FT-IR solution for real-time oil analysis

    Danbury, CT - A2 Technologies, the innovator and manufacturer of portable Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR) spectrometers announces the availability of Real-time Oil Analysis and Reporting (ROARTM) for its portable Mobility FT-IR spectrometer series. The combination of A2 Technologies’ powerful ROAR software and the innovative diamond-based oil sample measurement Mobility FT-IR spectrometers, ...


  • ASTM E2106 - 00(2011) Standard Practice for General Techniques of Liquid Chromatography-Infrared (LC/IR) and Size Exclusion Chromatography-Infrared (SEC/IR) Analyses

    This practice provides general guidelines for the practice of liquid chromatography or size exclusion chromatography coupled with infrared spectrometric detection and analysis (LC/IR, SEC/IR). This practice assumes that the chromatography involved is adequate to resolve a sample into discrete fractions. It is not the intention of this practice to instruct the user on how to perform ...


    By ASTM International

  • Lower Resolution IR Spectroscopy Can Provide Better Quantitative Biodiesel Measurements

    A new White Paper published by Wilks Enterprise, Inc. illustrates that lower resolution infrared (IR) spectroscopy can provide higher performance for quantitative biodiesel measurements. Resolution is often used as a yardstick of instrument performance in Infrared Spectroscopy.  This is especially true when the measurements are energy limited as they are in the mid-infrared.  For ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Portable IR Analyzer provides ASTM method for on-site measurement

    The InfraCal Soot Meter, from Wilks, provides users with a rapid, on-site ASTM Method D7686 for measuring soot concentration levels in diesel engine oils.  Soot levels as high as 12% - 15%  are easily measured in just 30 seconds.  This compact, pushbutton analyzer provides direct readout of the percent of suspended carbon (soot) in the diesel engine lubricating oil without sample ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Portable IR Analyzers Measure Fats, Oil and Grease Levels in Wastewater

    With stricter wastewater regulations facing all industries, it is important to ensure excessive levels of fats, oil, and grease (FOG) are not being discharged.  The InfraCal TOG/TPH Analyzers provide accurate, easy on-site analysis to help regulators and industry reduce the discharge and build up FOG in sewers.  These analyzers are ideal for use by publicly operated treatment centers as ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Assuring accurate biofuel blend measurements with portable mid-IR analyzers

    With the public image vacillating between food versus fuel issues and the environmental advantage of biofuels, it is important to keep quality blend standards high in order to further biofuels acceptance. Analytical testing equipment is essential to this goal. Portable mid-infrared analyzers, such as the InfraCal Analyzers from Wilks Enterprise, Inc., offer a quick analytical method to assess the ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • A2 TECHNOLOGIES INTRODUCES GROUNDBREAKING PORTABLE FT-IR SPECTROMETERS

    DANBURY, CT (May 16, 2007) - A2 Technologies, the innovator and manufacturer of portable Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR) spectrometers introduces the revolutionary Mobility Series of FT-IR spectrometers. Developed for use in the field, these portable, rugged spectrometers are purpose-built to move FT-IR spectroscopy out of the conventional analytical laboratory and closer to the source of the ...


  • Pending ASTM Biodiesel Blend Method for Filter-Based IR Analyzers

    Currently, Methods D7371 and EN 14078 require FTIR spectrometers for biodiesel blend analysis. Placing expensive equipment at a loading dock to ensure biodiesel blend accuracy is not a preferred choice of terminal operators. In addition to the cost associated with FTIR spectrometers, the level of technical knowledge required to operate them presents another issue. Filter-based infrared analyzers, ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Portable IR analyzer used by Water Environment Research Foundation in wastewater study

    The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) recently sponsored an extensive study to evaluate the performance of different grease interceptor designs. The InfraCal TOG/TPH Analyzer, Model HATR-T2, from Wilks Enterprise, was used to measure the concentration levels of fats, oil and grease (FOG) in the wastewater leaving the interceptors. The complete study has just been released by WERF ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Checking cleaning efficiency of metal parts using portable IR analyzers

    For applications involving such items as gas regulators, space shuttle components, weaponry parts or oxygen sensors, it is critical that metal parts must be free of hydrocarbon contamination before use. Prior to its ban due to ozone layer depletion, Freon was the most commonly-used solvent for metal parts cleaning. The metal part was soaked in a known volume of Freon, then the solvent was tested ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • PERKINELMER HOSTS FT-IR BIOMEDICAL IMAGING MEDIA ROUNDTABLE

    Event Brings Together Experts from Rutgers University, Hunter College and Brookhaven National Laboratory to Discuss Emerging Application of FT-IR ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Offers Free of Charge FT-IR Educational Experiments

    MADISON, WI – Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announces the availability of basic educational packages for Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectrometers. For use in classroom or teaching laboratory environments, the experiments offer an insight into the theory and operation of FT-IR spectroscopy and are suitable for use in undergraduate, technical and ...

  • Worldwide FT-IR Imaging Leader, Perkinelmer, Introduces Latest Innovations With Spotlight™ 400 FT-IR, 400N FT-NIR Imaging Systems

    New Imaging Systems Provide Increased Productivity & Greater Understanding of Samples for Laboratories in Pharmaceutical, Chemical and Materials, Forensics and Academic Industries ATLANTA – PerkinElmer Inc. (NYSE: PKI), a global leader in Health Sciences and Photonics, today at Neuroscience 2006, Booth #1148, announced the newest innovations in FT-IR Imaging with the launch of the Spotlight™ ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • Easy-to-use portable IR analyzers for biofuels measurements on display at 2010 PITTCON, Booth No. 2510

    Last Fall, transportation of biodiesel through a US pipeline represented a major milestone in the biofuels marketplace. On-site blend analysis was crucial -- both at the beginning of the pipeline and at the end --to ensure it met specifications. These tests were done using the InfraCal Biodiesel Blend Analyzer and InfraSpec VFA-IR Spectrometer from Wilks Enterprise.While the application of ...


    By Spectro Scientific

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