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  • Laser gas detection success for Anglian Water Services

    Anglian Water Services (AWS) wanted to quantify methane emissions from their wastewater treatment processes. As these are less well understood and less well defined than indirect carbon emissions associated with electricity use, they set up a project to locate and quantify emissions from the processes at a wastewater treatment works. This was led by the in-house Innovation Team which undertakes ...


    By Geotech

  • Using lasers to detect explosives and hazardous waste

    A soldier in a humvee aims a portable device at an abandoned car 50 meters away (more than 150 feet). Pressing a button, a laser in the device fires. She reads a screen, and beckons her patrol to move away quickly. In a lab, a technician is inserting a fragment of a toy into a sample case, inserting it into a machine, and pressing a button. He inserts one fragment after another—each test takes ...

  • Gas Analyzer, Sensor & Detector Market - By Technologies, By Systems& By End-User Industries - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018

    Gas analyzers, sensors and detectors (GASD) are safety devices used in the industrial, commercial, medical and several other industries. Generally, these devices play a major role in providing life safety and to avoid fire break outs by continuously analyzing and monitoring the concentration of gases in different end user industries. Hence, gas analyzers, sensors and detectors are used to measure ...


  • Senscient ELDS™ Open Path Gas Detectors receive CSA & BASEEFA hazardous area certifications

    League City, TX  – Senscient received two certifications this June for its ELDS Open Path Gas Detectors (OPGD) in potentially explosive or hazardous environments. Both CSA and BASEEFA certificates apply to ELDS 2000 and 1000 Series detector transmitter and receiver units. The Certificate of Compliance from independent product testing and certification organization CSA International ...


    By Senscient Inc

  • Miniaturized mobile ozone detector works in air, water and near explosive gases

    Researchers in Freiburg have developed a highly-sensitive, miniaturized mobile ozone sensor which can be used not only in air, but also in water and in the vicinity of explosive gases. The Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF in Freiburg is developing improved chemical sensors that are not prohibitively expensive. One particularly important area of application involves the ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Crowcon’s new LaserMethane mini Gen2 detects methane leaks from up to 100 metres away in seconds

    Crowcon Detection Instruments has launched its new LaserMethane mini Gen2 (LMm) portable methane detector. Designed specifically to detect methane at distance of up to 100 metres in seconds, the ATEX approved, second generation LMm is changing the way methane leaks are detected. What used to be a time consuming and potentially hazardous procedure is now quick and easy. The LMm is very easy to ...

  • Emissions regulations under control at all times

    All manufacturers in the automotive segment face the challenges posed by more stringent regulations for nitrogen emissions (NOx emissions) when developing their engines and NOx after treatment systems. A number of demands made on the real-time measurement of these emissions are directly connected with the regulations. The engine exhaust gas analyzer MEXA-ONE-QL-NX, which can be integrated into ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Ashtead Technology offers monitors for every application

    The Ashtead Technology stand at AQE 2013, the Air Quality and Emissions Show, will feature a comprehensive range of the latest air monitoring instruments, providing visitors with an opportunity to learn about new technologies and to try out some of the latest equipment. In addition, Ashtead’s staff will be available to provide help and advice on the choice of instrumentation and to discuss ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • enitial chooses TDL-500 for emissions monitoring

    As one of the UK's leading independent providers of emission and pollution monitoring, control and management services, enitial required a portable methane detector that would be efficient at recording and storing very detailed data. Following an increasing demand for emissions mapping surveys to be carried out from their customers, particularly those concerned ...


    By Geotech

  • Jubilee bonfire beacon, but no explosion, thanks to methane leak check

    Villagers in Brightwell Baldwin in Oxfordshire celebrated the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in style, lighting a hilltop bonfire as one of the nationwide chain of 4000 beacons being lit simultaneously. But the organiser had a background in the gas industry, so he was nervous about lighting a fire above an old landfill site. Leigh Greenham, who has been involved in the gas detection business for many ...


    By Geotech

  • TDL-500 with Archer GPS finds methane leaks fast

    Finding gas leaks or proving none exist has just become much easier. With a continuous log of GPS position and methane (CH4) analysis proving zero ppm or showing leak readings from just 1ppm to 100%, Geotech has provided an easy-to-use leak detector. With almost-instant response from the Geotech ...


    By Geotech

  • 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 ...


  • U.S. Department of Energy projects win 36 R&D 100 awards for 2012

    U.S. Department of Energy researchers have won 36 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential.  The coveted awards – now in their 50th year – are presented annually in recognition of exceptional new products, processes, materials or software that were developed throughout the world ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Vaisala launches new ceilometer for high range cloud detection

    Related application software enables air quality forecastingAtlanta, GA, January 18, 2010) Vaisala introduces a new cloud height detector, the Vaisala Ceilometer CL51 in the American Meteorological Society's Annual Meeting in Atlanta today. The CL51 is designed to measure cloud base height and ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Dakota Technologies Offers Detection of Underground Coal Tars, Creosotes and Bunker Fuels

    Dakota Technologies introduces a sub-surface screening service, which uses the TarGOST® (Tar-specific Green Optical Screening Tool) to efficiently delineate multi-component dense non-aqueous phase liquids (DNAPLs). This tool is extremely effective for mapping in-situ coal tar and ...


    By Dakota Technologies, Inc.

  • Analytik Jena AG Expands its Product Range

    Analytik Jena AG expands its product range: only half a year after the acquisition of the ICP-MS business of the Bruker Corporation in September 2014, Analytik Jena introduces two new ICP-MS products (inductively coupled plasma for use in mass spectronomy) PlasmaQuant ® MS and PlasmaQuant ® MS Elite.The instruments will be unveiled at the European Winter Conference on Plasma ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • Building Science Expert Puts Tools to Work Inspecting Properties across Florida

    When Advanced Building Assessment is called upon by a Florida property owner to inspect their home or business the professionals arrive with an array of state-of-the-art instrumentation.  These tools are often critical for identifying environmental and structural issues.   Eric Osking, M.S., CIEC, President of Advanced Building Assessment, is an expert on indoor environmental issues, ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Monitoring contamination without excessive cost

    Environmental monitoring should be undertaken with the best available technology within reasonable cost constraints (i.e. BATNEEC). However, the best technology is often the most expensive, so instrument rental is increasingly the favoured option. James Carlyle, General Manager at specialist instrument hire company Ashtead Technology Rentals, explains. The requirement for environmental ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Queensland Delivers First-of-its-kind Assessment of Critical Assets in Australia

    In 2013–2014, Queensland Urban Utilities developed and implemented a first-of-its-kind risk-based assessment program in Australia utilising innovative technologies and engineering assessment techniques to assess critical sewer mains. This work was in line with Queensland Urban Utilities’ industry-leading approach to risk-based asset management. A critical component of Queensland ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Cerex Introduces the New AirSentry FTIR Open Path Analyzer

    Cerex Monitoring Solutions is pleased to announce the release of the third generation model AirSentry FTIR multi-gas open path FTIR analyzer. The decision was made to fully redesign the analyzer to take full advantage of advances in hardware and software technology. The third generation design represents a full reconfiguration of the instrument. Goals were to reduce initial and operating costs ...

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