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  • Huge demand for PM all monitor

    Palas, the German manufacturer of particulate monitoring instruments, is expanding production to cope with demand for its fine particulate monitor, the Fidas® 200, which is distributed in the UK by Air Monitors. In the following article Jim Mills explains why Air Monitors is being kept busy by the demand for this exciting new technology. PM monitoring – the ultimate ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Campbell Scientific acquires optical backscatter product line from D&A Instruments

    Campbell Scientific, Inc., with over 34 years of experience in data acquisition and control products, has purchased the OBS product line from D&A Instrument Company.  For many years, Campbell Scientific has sold the OBS-3 and OBS-3+ sensors, which monitor turbidity and suspended-sediment concentrations using optical backscatter (OBS) technology. Production and business operations have ...


    By Campbell Scientific, Inc.

  • TauTheta Instruments LLC Announces New Stable Optical Oxygen Product Family

    FORT COLLINS/BOULDER, COLORADO, USA — TauTheta Instruments LLC announces the launch of the new Stable Optical Oxygen System and the OEM optical oxygen component solutions designed to accurately and reliably measure oxygen in gases and liquids. The flexible RuggedO2™ oxygen sensors are lifetime based luminescent oxygen sensors specially developed to optimize performance and stability while ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • Optical water quality assessment

    Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have proven that measuring fluorescence could improve source water monitoring during a study of the McKenzie River in Oregon.  The study was designed to assess the amount, type and source of dissolved organic carbon that exists in all sources of drinking water. Dissolved organic carbon can react with chlorine during water treatment and form ...

  • Servomex partners with optical gas sensor expert

    A technology partnership between the gas analysis business of Spectris pk (Egham, England), Servomex Group Ltd (Crowborough, England), and Preclsive LLC (Woburn, MA), a developer of optical sensors for on-line gas sensing applications, will give Servomex the opportunity to offer its customers in the hydrocarbon processing market "a genuinely complete gas analysis solution for many downstream ...


    By MKS Instruments, Inc.

  • Electrically-driven Optical Antennas demonstrated for the first time

    Antennas are essential components of all our daily lives, used in radios, mobile phones, Wi-Fi networks, Bluetooth devices, RFID tags, baby monitors and garage door openers amongst other commonplace items. They work by converting electrical power into radio waves for transmission and vice versa for reception. Now, for the first time, an international group of scientists has demonstrated that the ...


    By Andor Technology Ltd (Andor)

  • Oxford Instruments to bring all North American Service of its Optical Emission Spectroscopy (OES) Products In-house to Guarantee an Improved Customer Experience

    Oxford Instruments, a leader in high-technology analytical instrumentation used by engineers, quality managers and inspectors worldwide has made a significant investment in its North American support team (OiService). This investment encompasses the training, tooling and extra personnel needed to bring OES support for U.S.-based customers in-house following dissolution of an exclusive partnership ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Oxford Instruments Appoints Two National Sales Managers to Support Its Growth Strategy for its Optical Emission Spectroscopy (OES) Business in North America

    Oxford Instruments, a leader in analytical instrumentation for the industrial sector, is pleased to announce today that John Kurtz and Wayne Vereb have joined the company to further develop national accounts and new partnerships for OES instrumentation across the United States. These hires bring to Oxford Instruments a wealth of experience within the OES industry and they are a vital part of the ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • TSI Introduces New AEROTRAK™ Optical Particle Counters

    TSI Incorporated is pleased to introduce three new models of optical particle counters designed for a wide range of applications including cleanroom testing and certification, aerosol research, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, food processing, filter testing and indoor environmental assessment. The model 8220 is a handheld version with a 2.83 LPM (0.1 cfm) flow rate that counts in up to 6 user ...


    By TSI Incorporated

  • New Signet Optical Dissolved Oxygen Sensor features

    GF Piping Systems has introduced the Signet ...


    By Arad Technologies Ltd.

  • Valeport Reveal Latest Optical Sensors at OI 2016

    Valeport are highlighting their latest products in Optical Sensors and CTD Profilers at the Oceanology International 2016. Valeport is using OI 2016 as the platform for the first showing of their latest sensor in the Hyperion optical range, the Hyperion-T and their newest profiling technology innovation the rapidCTD. The UK’s leading manufacturer of oceanographic, hydrographic ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • The Changing Role of an Instrument Service Engineer

    The life of an instrument service engineer has changed enormously in recent years with the laptop replacing the screwdriver as the most important tool.   We followed HACH LANGE’s newest service engineer James Davie, and discussed his role with the company’s service manager Terry Bailey, who has worked in the instrumentation sector of the Water Industry for over 20 years. Based just ...


  • HORIBA scientific launches innovative and cost effective microscope optical spectrometer

    New MicOS flexible microspectrometer solution targeted for luminescence measurement needs HORIBA Scientific, global leader in optical spectroscopy equipment, is pleased to launch MicOS, its newest microspectrometer. This instrument incorporates the latest technology in spectroscopy and software to deliver high performance with unequalled capabilities at an attractive price. MicOS ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Optical fiber sound level meters for advanced monitoring in New Locales

    Optoacoustics' new OptiSLM™ Sound Level Metering systems can be installed in places where conventional SLM instruments are not suited or pose a danger when used.The OptiSLM 100/200 models bring excellent measurement capabilities for both indoor and outdoor environmental monitoring in medical facilities such as MRI rooms, at industrial sites and power stations, in EMI/RFI sensitive areas, and at ...


    By Optoacoustics Ltd.

  • GF Piping Systems` New Signet Optical Dissolved Oxygen

    GF Piping Systems has added the new 2610 Optical Dissolved Oxygen Sensor to its extensive line of flow and analytical instrumentation product line. The new sensor utilizes optical technology to measure dissolved oxygen with high ...


    By GF Piping Systems

  • Spectrophotometer photoLab® 7000: Improvements for optical reagent-free measurement, more languages

    For the spectrophotometers photoLab® 7100 VIS and photoLab® 7600 UV-VIS as well as the former models a new Software-Update Version V2.28 / 2.30 / 2.23 is available for download. It contains many useful enhancements for an even better operation. For optical reagent-free measurement OptRF with photoLab® 7600 UV-VIS an optimized handling has been implemented: From ...


    By WTW - a xylem brand

  • Ocean Optics introduces handheld sensing system for field applications

    Now available from Ocean Optics is a handheld, field-portable analytical instrument that combines the power of optical sensing with onboard computing power for custom applications ranging from crop management and water analysis to UV radiation and ozone monitoring. Jaz is a family of stackable, modular and autonomous components -- a typical setup for field use is about the size of a few decks of ...

  • The XC-60 console by Apex Instruments is affordable and effective

    The XC-60 console is a small and lightweight unit designed with affordability in mind.  At less than 22 pounds, you can take it with you anywhere you go with ease.  The XC-60 comes in 4 flow rate configurations to meet requirements for many US EPA applications, NIOSH methods, Mold Testing, Asbestos Testing, and more. Features of the XC-60 are: Durable UHMW Polyethylene Case with ...


    By Apex Instruments, Inc.

  • Edinburgh Instruments’ Spectrometers help developing infrared lasers

    Research in optical materials is rapidly moving towards stable, high-power laser sources emitting in the mid-infrared (mid-IR) region. Despite their promising applications, there are currently not many commercially available lasers for this range of wavelengths (2 μm ‒ 8 μm). One of their main applications is in absorption spectroscopy for the detection of trace gases and atmospheric ...


    By Edinburgh Instruments Ltd

  • Metrohm acquires majority of Snowy Range Instruments (SnRI)

    The Swiss Metrohm AG is pleased to announce the acquisition of the majority of Snowy Range Instruments (SnRI). The acquisition comes after a longer period of successful cooperation between the two companies in the development of handheld devices for Raman spectroscopy. With the acquisition of Snowy Range Instruments (SnRI), Metrohm benefits from the know-how and resources of a ...


    By Metrohm AG

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