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  • Diesel Fumes May be More Polluting than Gasoline

    During a recent study conducted in California, researchers took air samples from California’s San Joaquin Valley and an Oakland traffic tunnel and performed a chemical analysis. The results indicated that diesel fuel emissions are actually more polluting than many perceive, according to the LA Times. The study specifically focused on the pollutant known as secondary organic aerosol (SOA), a ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Mobile Filtration Fume Hoods provide Performance and Energy Savings

    Designed by Erlab, Captair Flex® non ducted mobile filtration fume hoods ensures optimal operator protection by being able to adapt itself to the handling protection by being able to adapt itself to the handlil combined, in laboratories and clean rooms.The ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • EPA announces new cleanup guidelines for meth laboratories

    The production and use of methamphetamines has plagued virtually every corner of the United States. In response, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the release of the Voluntary Guidelines for Methamphetamine Laboratory Cleanup. The new guidelines, dated August 2009, provide technical guidance for state and local personnel responsible for the cleanup of clandestine ...


  • Ohio Proposes Database of Meth Laboratory Locations

    EMSL Analytical provides analytical services to test for meth laboratories to determine contaminated properties and to ensure cleanup efforts were successful. Westmont, NJ, May 26th, 2010 On May 19th the Ohio House approved legislation that would create a new publicly accessible database listing former meth laboratories in the state.  The ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Portable Infrared Gas Analyzer for SF6 ASHRAE 110 Fume Hood and Ventilation Studies

    The InfraRan Analyzer -- a portable, mid-infrared specific vapor analyzer – is designed for easy, on-site measurement of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6). It is ideal for fume hood evaluations as per ASHRAE 110, as well as determining airflow in ventilation systems, rooms and buildings.  . The InfraRan Specific Vapor Analyzer provides accurate, on-site, real-time measurements and is ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • ASTM E2014 - 11 Standard Guide on Metallographic Laboratory Safety

    1. Scope 1.1 This guide covers the outline of the basic safety guidelines to be used in a metallographic laboratory. Safe working habits are discussed for various tasks performed in a metallographic laboratory. 1.2 The sections appear in the following order This guide does not purport to address all of the safety ...


    By ASTM International

  • Modular ductless hood designs offer versatility and simplify capacity upgrades

    Two new Captair® models of erlab® ductless fume hoods are now available from Camlab, which offer a breakthrough in modular design and functionality. Laboratory users can benefit from the versatility of more than 50 filter combination options comprising different sizes and fume/particulate handling types. The new CaptairChem® SD and XL models feature filters with a gel seal technology allowing ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Modular ductless hood designs offer versatility and simplify capacity upgrades

    Two new Captair® models of erlab® ductless fume hoods are now available from Camlab, which offer a breakthrough in modular design and functionality. Laboratory users can benefit from the versatility of more than 50 filter combination options comprising different sizes and fume/particulate handling types. The new CaptairChem® SD and XL models feature filters with a gel seal technology allowing ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Four steps for occupational safety - BUCHI presents the new Scrubber K-415

    Highlights of the new Scrubber: Easy and safe handling ECO models reduce water consumption Broad range of applications due to the four cleaning steps Increased flexibility with adjustable suctioning Poisonous fumes can enter the body through the lungs and lead to chemical burns. Therefore, the removal of such fumes by exhaust and ...


    By BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

  • 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

  • Science Labs Get Down with Energy

    (Washington, DC) Energy-swollen science laboratories in the United States are slimming down. In a program known as Laboratories for the 21st Century, or Labs21, a growing number of such facilities are exposing their energy hogs to the environmental equivalent of low-fat diets. Energy-swollen science laboratories in the United States are slimming down. In a program known as Laboratories for the ...

  • ARDES Odor Removal Systems

    ARDES treats 2.000 / 100.000 m3/h gas.  Ultimate Solution for Odor Removal! Scrubber Solutions in European Standards and Quality In Industrial Plants In Chemical Plants In Food Process Plants In Laboratories In Domestic and Industrial Waste Management Plants Horizontal Crossflow Scrubber It ...


    By Artas

  • 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

  • New Portable Infrared Gas Analyzer for SF6 Measurements

    South Norwalk, CT, March 29, 2007 – A new portable, mid-infrared specific vapor analyzer, designed for easy, on-site measurement of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6), is now available from Wilks Enterprise, Inc. The new 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) ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Strobic Air and Met-Pro Global Pump Solutions to Exhibit at 2016 AHR Expo – Booth 4864

    Strobic Air and Met-Pro Global Pump Solutions (Dean Pump) will be exhibiting at the world's largest HVACR event, the 2016 AHR Expo being held January 25-27, 2016 at the Orlando County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Strobic Air will be displaying their Tri-Stack® laboratory fume hood exhaust systems for pollution abatement, re-entrainment prevention, odor control, and ambient heat recovery; ...


    By CECO Environmental

  • Camlab’s 2010 catalogues focus on lab products and environmental testing

    Cambridge-based Camlab, one of the UK's leading scientific suppliers and service/repair agents, has launched two new major laboratory equipment catalogues for 2010.  The company’s flagship 2010 product catalogue, which offers an extensive up-to-date range of products for laboratories, consultants, manufacturing and utilities, comprises more than 1100 information-packed pages that feature ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Chemical Systems Services' Backdraft Dampers Include Butterfly, Gravity and Blast Gate Types

    Chemical Systems Services, Inc. (CSSI) is introducing a standard line of PVC and CPVC duct dampers offered in butterfly, gravity, and blast gate ...


    By Marketwire

  • Met-Pro Corporation`s Strobic Air Subsidiary Receives Equipment Order Totaling Approximately $950,000

    HARLEYSVILLE, Pa. - Raymond J. De Hont, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Met-Pro Corporation (NYSE: MPR), announced today that the Company's Strobic Air subsidiary has received an order totaling approximately $950,000. This order, which will provide laboratory fume hood exhaust for a premier health facility in the Northeast United States, is expected to ship in the fourth quarter of ...

  • Nitrogen Oxide - Suspected culprit in California asthma related bronchitis

    Last month a new study was released in the American Journal of Public Health that estimates 9% of childhood asthma cases in Long Beach, and 6% in Riverside, are attributable to pollution from nearby harbors and distribution centers. The study’s findings show that children attending school or living near these congested trade corridors have significantly higher rates of asthma.The collaborative ...


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