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  • Crowcon launches Gas-Tec Hydrocarbon Gas Detector for Leak Survey and Localisation

    Crowcon’s new Gas-Tec portable hydrocarbon gas detector is designed for rapid leak survey and localisation in applications such as gas distribution networks and landfill sites. Using Crowcon’s tried and tested flame ionisation chamber, the Gas-Tec also features next generation technology such as GPS, data and event logging. The new device allows survey teams to track progress and quickly pinpoint ...

  • Baseline® Releases PetroAlert® Series 9100 for Hydrocarbon Measurement

    Baseline® a MOCON® company announces release the PetroAlert® Series 9100 Gas Chromatograph for mud logging during oil and gas exploration and other hydrocarbon measurement applications. Utilizing a FID (flame ionization detector) provides exceptional ...


    By MOCON, Inc. - Baseline

  • Crowcon`s Triple Plus+ portable gas detector more versatile than ever

    Crowcon has added more features to its Triple Plus+ portable gas detector, making it even more versatile than ever. Favoured by the construction and oil and gas industries because of its toughness, and with around 100,000 units in use worldwide, the Triple Plus+ is arguably the world's most popular full function multi-gas gas detector. The device, which can monitor up to four toxic and ...

  • Interference-free measurement of aromatic hydrocarbons for pollution control and environmental monitoring

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently toughened air pollution standards to further control toxic air emissions emitted by petroleum refineries. The new rules now enact fenceline monitoring to better protect local communities from exposure to toxic air pollutants, such as benzene and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The MOCON, Inc. - Baseline ...


    By MOCON, Inc. - Baseline

  • New landfill gas detector from Photovac

    Photovac, Inc., the manufacturer of premium instruments for volatile organic compound analysis in air, soil, and groundwater, is pleased to introduce the MicroFID flame ionization detector for landfill gas detection.The measurement of methane and non-methane components in landfill gas is essential for compliance with air quality operating permit requirements, and the MicroFID detector from ...


  • Ion Science`s mercury vapour detector eliminates instrument downtime

    Ion Science has recently introduced a double beam UVabsorption mercury detection unit known as the MercuryVapour Indicator (MVI). The revolutionary dual beamtechnology means the instrument does not saturate orrequire regeneration between readings like the traditionalgold film detection methods, eliminating instrumentdowntime. Fast and accurate, MVI gives a real time response withinjust 3 seconds. ...


    By Ion Science

  • 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 ...

  • Baseline® Releases Flame Ionization Detector (FID) for 9100 Series GC

    Baseline® a MOCON® company announces the addition of a flame ionization detector (FID) in the 9100 Series On-Line Gas Chromatograph. As one of the more sensitive and stable detectors, the FID expands the available application base for the Series 9100 GC to include fast C1 to C5, C6 and up, methane, methanol and ethanol, acrylonitrile and many more. The FID detector provides the best ...


    By MOCON, Inc. - Baseline

  • New gas-pro confined space gas detector from Crowcon

    Crowcon’s new Gas-Pro portable gas detector is designed with just one purpose – ensuring safety in confined spaces. It is robust, reliable and simple to use with a bright, easy to read display and long battery life. The Gas-Pro has a number of special features specific to confined space entry (CSE) work: Compact and comparable in size to leading front-mount diffusion detectors, ...

  • New confined space entry gas detector from Crowcon at Health & Safety Expo 2011

    Gas detection specialist Crowcon is showing its new portable Gas-Pro confined space entry (CSE) gas detector at the Health and Safety Expo in Birmingham this May. Specifically designed for CSE work, the Gas-Pro has application-driven features that include a top-mount display, internal pump, detection of up to five gases simultaneously, and +ve Safety – an innovative, tri-colour status ...

  • Western China International Fair

    October 18th through 22nd 2011 Western China International Fair took place in Chengdu. With many highly interested visitors seeing us in our booth as part of the Bavarian Pavilion, the WCIF was a very successful event for us. We displayed a ...


    By J.U.M. Engineering GmbH

  • Environment Agency Updates Soil Test Policy

    Ashtead Technology Rentals reports a rapid rise in rentals of their portable contaminated land assessment instruments following a recent amendment to UK Environment Agency policy. The qualification requirements for chemical test data on contaminated soils now acknowledges that portable measuring instruments can both improve the quality of contaminated land assessment and reduce costs. Ashtead ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • MCERTS award for VOC emissions analyser

    Quantitech has announced that the Sick 3006 portable VOC monitor has a new MCERTS certificate, valid to July 2019. The company’s Dominic Duggan says: “This is important news for any process that needs to report total hydrocarbon emissions data; MCERTS is essential for monitoring Part A processes, however, as a portable instrument, the 3006 is also ideal for Part B processes and stack ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation Award Lauds GasSecure for Its Pioneering GS01

    The 2011 Frost & Sullivan European Technology Innovation Award in Gas Detection Industry is presented to GasSecure for developing the world's first wireless gas detector -- GS01 -- for oil and gas installations. "In an industry where product performance is key to saving human life, the enhanced flexibility and ease of installation of the GS01 has the potential to revolutionise the gas ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Crowcon keeps workers safe at Dow Corning’s Barry manufacturing plant

    Crowcon has provided 65 of its portable gas detectors to protect personnel at Dow Corning’s manufacturing plant in Barry, south Wales. The Triple Plus+ IR detectors are used by maintenance contractors during crucial operational site shutdowns. As silicone is present in the manufacturing process and can interfere with conventional sensors, it was necessary for the detectors to have infrared ...

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