non-destructive measurement News

  • Climate models may be overestimating the cooling effect of wildfire aerosols

    Original story at MIT News Whether intentionally set to consume agricultural waste or naturally ignited in forests or peatlands, open-burning fires impact the global climate system in two ways which, to some extent, cancel each other out. On one hand, they generate a significant fraction of ...

  • Non-Contact Temperature Measurement

    Infrared thermometers allow temperature measurement from a distance without contacting the object to be measured. WIKA offers a full-line of handheld infrared pyrometers to measure hot, hard-to-reach, or moving parts, including an intrinsically safe version that is both CSA and FM approved. Featuring enhanced optics, the comfortable, user-friendly devices provide accurate readings over a ...


  • Welcome to a new world of non-contact temperature measurement

    The SPOT R100 thermometer uniquely combines five different operating modes, including ratio setting, two single wavelengths, a multi-mode setting and duo setting. Ratio setting mode was specifically designed for metal heat treatment applications that require high-accuracy temperature measurement as a vital component of overall process control and product quality The versatile ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Flow Pulse – A major advance in non-invasive flow measurement.

    Easy to install and simple to set-up, Flow Pulse uses an acoustic technique never before seen in flow measurement to deliver reliable results across an amazing range of pipe materials and sizes. At a fraction of the installation cost of an equivalent magflow meter, Flow Pulse delivers repeatable, accurate flow measurement. Pulsar Process Measurement's Flow Pulse is a compact and cost-effective ...

  • Hyperion co-operation - Integrating the financial and non-financial performance measurement and reporting

    Untitled Document Proventia Solutions and Hyperion (NASDAQ: NYSL) have agreed a partnership for development of sustainability management and reporting software. The aim of the cooperation is to be able to ...


    By Tofuture Oy

  • Measuring climate change action

    Original story at MIT News Reducing global greenhouse gas emissions could have big benefits in the U.S., according to a report released today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), including thousands of avoided deaths from extreme heat, billions of dollars in saved infrastructure expenses, and ...

  • New Methane Only FID for methane/non-methane measurement

    Signal have developed a new, lost cost flame ionisation detector with a catalyst to measure methane. This can be used for methane measurement or with a conventional FID to provide a non-methane reading. This model utilises a catalyst that is highly specific to methane. It is supplied ready calibrated to optimum balance between allowing methane through and oxidising all higher fractions. ...


    By Signal Group Ltd

  • Convenient ISE Concentration Measurement

    The inoLab pH/ION 7320 from WTW is a convenient, menu controlled benchtop meter with two inputs for GLP compliant pH/ORP/ISE measurement. For pH measurement the meter has 1 to 5, for ISE measurement 1 to 7 calibration points (also non-linear). The meter not only ...


    By WTW - a xylem brand

  • Extractive solution for measuring gas

    The monitor is easy to install, with a compact and strategic design made to fit in 19 inch racks. No other operations other than power supply, sample gas tubes and optional purge are required during installation. LaserGas R2P is optimized for extractive measurements in controlled environments. These kinds of measurements are typically used within chemical industry, petrochemical industry, ...


    By NEO Monitors AS

  • Extractive solution for measuring gas

    NEO Monitors launches their new turn-key extractive monitor, LaserGas R2P. The unit serves as sender and receiver of information for measuring gas and eliminates the need for two stacks. The monitor is easy to install, with a compact and strategic design made to fit in 19 inch racks. No other operations other than power supply, sample gas tubes and optional purge are required during ...


    By NEO Monitors AS

  • Measuring the environmental impacts of nations

    A study released on January 22 suggests the environmental damage caused by rich nations on poor nations exceeds $1.8 trillion, while the impact of poor nations on their richer counterparts is less than one third of that amount. The study is the first-ever global accounting of the dollar costs of countries' ecological footprints. The study, led by former ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Planning of ambient air quality measurements

    Available since August 2009: VDI 4280 Part 4: Planning of ambient air quality measurements; Substitution of missing values in series of measured values of ambient air quality VDI 4280 Part 5: Planning of ambient air quality measurements; Evaluation of the uncertainty of spatial air quality assessments The series of guidelines VDI 4280 describes the planning ...


    By IVU Umwelt GmbH

  • Measuring Antioxidant Inhibitor in Transformer Oils

    Monitoring the degradation of the antioxidant in transformer insulating oil can result in substantial savings by extending the service life of the oil and by slowing down the transformer aging process. 2,6 ditertiary-bytyl paracresol (DBPC) and 2,6-di-tert-Butyl Phenol (DBP) are common inhibitors that prevent oxidation of the electrical insulating oil in transformers. ASTM Method 2668 specifies ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Measuring the investment risks of climate change

    New Carbon Strategy Indices for Australia, Europe and Japan have been launched by global index provider the FTSE Group, in partnership with the Carbon Disclosure Project and ENDS Carbon. The indices are designed to help investors reduce the long-term investment risks associated with climate change and related regulation in these markets. David Harris, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • What gets measured gets done - WBCSD launches measuring impact framework

    Business knows that 'what gets measured gets done.' In this spirit, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) launches the Measuring Impact Framework to help companies measure and assess the impact of their business activities on economic and broader development goals wherever they operate. The Framework includes 3 components: Business case for measuring ...

  • Portable Infrared Analyzers for Biofuel Measurements

    South Norwalk, CT, March 23, 2007 -- Wilks Enterprise, Inc. has introduced two easy-to-use mid-infrared analyzers for biofuels analysis for production facilities and for fuel blending at distribution centers. These instruments have been specifically designed for on-site analysis and can be operated by personnel having little or no knowledge of infrared analytical techniques. The first is the ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Measuring sustainability in a Sicilian eco-village

    There is growing interest amongst both local communities and policy makers in improving the sustainability of local communities. However, developing accurate measures of sustainability has been problematic because a wide range of parameters need to be considered, from energy use through to monetary flows. New research shows that 'emergy' analysis can be applied to evaluate the sustainability of a ...

  • Planning of ambient air quality measurements

    The series of guidelines VDI 4280 describes the planning and evaluation of ambient air quality measurements and is an important element of quality assurance in monitoring and assessing air quality in the sector regulated by law. Available since August 2009 are: VDI 4280 Part 4: Planning of ...


    By IVU Umwelt GmbH

  • Review of damage-reducing measures for floods

    Climate change is likely to increase the frequency and severity of flooding. This study reviewed damage mitigating measures at local, regional and national scales, and suggests that approaches including both spatial planning and private precautionary measures (such as building adaptations) are important for integrated risk management. Floods and the resulting damage are increasing in Europe. For ...

  • 40 Years of NIVUS Measurement Technology

    Forty years ago, in the spring of 1967, 'Udo Steppe Elektrotechnik' was founded. The former electric wholesaler very rapidly became a measurement technology distributor, emerging as today’s NIVUS GmbH in 1978. Then and now the foremost aim was being capable of providing 'Tomorrow’s Measurement Technology“. From the very beginning NIVUS have been setting new standards doing pioneering work in ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

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