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  • 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

  • Lynn L. Bergeson Presents “Innovative Consumer Products and Legal Risk” at the 2017 Retail Law Conference in Chicago, Illinois

    On October 12, 2017, Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented at the “Innovative Consumer Products and Legal Risk” breakout session at the 2017 Retail Law Conference in Chicago, ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Baltic pipeline stirs petitioners ire

    Plans for a gas pipeline running under the Baltic Sea linking Russia and Germany were before Parliament’s Petitions Committee on 29 January. Petitions with over 28,000 signatures from Lithuania and Poland are calling for the environmental aspects of the project to be taken into account before construction goes ahead. They say that the shallow Baltic Sea is already polluted with chemicals. They ...


    By European Parliament

  • Why MEMS-based IR sources are superior to conventional IR sources

    Connecting physical objects to the virtual world opens a whole field of new business opportunities to manufacturers. Industry 4.0 does not just mean new possibilities to automate procedures. It is also a channel to offer new services to customers via near-instantaneous data transfer. Comprehensive and precise data allow for predictive forecasting. Machines can be serviced in exact intervals, ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • Pellistor replacement IR flammable gas detector from Crowcon

    Crowcon’s innovative new IREX infrared (IR) flammable gas detector is designed to replace pellistor (catalytic bead) type flammable gas detectors, resulting in faster response times and greatly reduced zero drift. Capable of detecting methane, butane, propane and many other hydrocarbons, IREX is specifically designed for the oil, gas and petrochemical industries. Pellistor and some other IR type ...

  • SharpEye 40/40M Multi IR Flame Detector

    The SharpEye 40/40M Multi IR Flame Detector is unique in being able to detect both hydrogen and hydrocarbon flames simultaneously. Each type of flame has their own spectral fingerprint which allows for the highest reliability. This allows one type of detector to be installed for excellent flame detection in areas where hydrogen flames are a possibility, without missing hydrocarbon flames. ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • Portable IR gas analyzer for SF6 tracer gas measurements meets ASHRAE 110

    The InfraRan Analyzer -- a portable, mid-infrared specific vapor analyzer, designed for easy, on-site measurement of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6), is available from Wilks Enterprise, Inc. The InfraRanTM Specific Vapor Analyzer provides accurate, on-site, real-time measurements of SF6. It is factory calibrated for measuring SF6 in the 0 - 5 parts per million (ppm) concentration range with resolution ...


    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

  • Crowcon’s xgard IR gas detector now approved to latest amendment of marine equipment directive

    Crowcon’s Xgard IR infrared (IR) gas detector is now approved to the latest amendment of the Marine Equipment Directive (MED, 96/98/EC). This means the low cost detector can be used to detect flammable gases and vapour hazards on tankers, drilling ships, FPSOs, dive vessels, coastguard vessels, ferries and other marine vessels. Applications for the Xgard IR include pump rooms and monitoring ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Mid-IR analyzers help biodiesel plants avoid illegal discharge of oil/grease

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has established limitation guidelines for discharges of “oily wastes” from facilities utilizing any type of oil and grease in their manufacturing process. However, recently several biodiesel plants in the US have been fined for illegally discharging vegetable-based oil and grease and polluting nearby streams. While biodiesel plants are new to the ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Gas hazards in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries

    Although flammable and toxic gas hazards are generally well understood by operators, technicians and safety personnel in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries, continuous training and refreshment of knowledge is essential to avoid potential incidents caused by complacency. New personnel are often assigned work activities in potentially hazardous areas with only very limited training about gas ...

  • Crowcon’s gas-pro confined space gas detector at offshore Europe in Aberdeen

    Crowcon will be showing its new Gas-Pro confined space entry gas detector at the Offshore Europe show in Aberdeen between 6-8 September. The Gas-Pro has a number of special features that make it ideal for confined space use, including a top-mount display, an internal pump, five gas capability and Positive Safety™ (tri-colour status indicator). Crowcon will also be showing other new ...

  • Crowcon’s Gas-Pro Confined Space Gas detector at A+A 2011 in Düsseldorf

    Crowcon will be showing its new Gas-Pro confined space entry gas detector at A+A 2011 in Düsseldorf between October 18-21. The Gas-Pro has a number of special features that make it ideal for confined space use, including a top-mount display, an internal pump, five gas capability and a tri-colour status indicator. Crowcon will also be showing other new products, including its IRmax infrared ...

  • Crowcon’s gas-pro confined space gas detector at A+A 2011 in Düsseldorf

    Crowcon will be showing its new Gas-Pro confined space entry gas detector at A+A 2011 in Düsseldorf between October 18-21. The Gas-Pro has a number of special features that make it ideal for confined space use, including a top-mount display, an internal pump, five gas capability and a tri-colour status indicator. Crowcon will also be showing other new products, including its IRmax infrared ...

  • New Gas Detection System for Ethylene

    Statox 501 Ethylen As pre- product for Polyethylene, ethanol, ethylen oxide, ethylene dichloride and many other final or intermediate products, ethylene (C2H4) is one of the most important products in petrochemical industries. It is a colourless gas with a sweetish smell. It is asphyxiant but not toxic. More important is that it is explosive in concentrations from 3,1 % (LEL) to 32 % ...

  • New APP for gas monitoring staff

    The Gasmet APP is now available free of charge on both iOS and Android Smartphones, providing anyone with an interest in gas monitoring with quick and easy access to an enormous volume of highly useful information. The APP contains a link to a library of information on 500+ compounds providing IR spectra in addition to chemical formula, molecular weight, boiling point etc. ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Crowcon strengthens Gas-Pro range with infrared capability

    Crowcon, the gas detection specialist, has further strengthened its Gas-Pro range with the introduction of the Gas-Pro IR. This latest offering detects methane, pentane or propane using infrared IR sensor technology. The Gas-Pro range, celebrated for its portability and confined spaces functionality, sees the addition ...

  • Gas Detectors Protect Shale Gas Rigs From Hazardous Hydrocarbon Gas Leaks

    Oil and gas engineers responsible for hydraulic fracturing operations in the production of natural gas will find the Combustible Gas Detectors product lines available from General Monitors accurately sense potentially explosive hydrocarbon gas and alert crews in time to complete an orderly shutdown of the drilling rig. Pockets of combustible gas potentially escaping from shale drilling rig ...


    By General Monitors

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