process measurement News

  • Cooling Towers & Legionnaires Disease

    The largest outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in New York City history was traced to a cooling tower at a Bronx hotel in 2015. Over 120 people were infected and 12 of them died causing health officials to establish regulations for ongoing Legionella control measures. In March of 2016 in Sydney, Australia, 12 cooling towers tested positive for Legionella levels above the regulatory ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • Measurement Partner expansion and update transforms noise measurement process

    Brüel & Kjær today announced a major expansion and update to Measurement Partner, a comprehensive suite of solutions that supports sound level meter customers through every step of the sound measurement process.  Significant updates to Measurement Partner include Wi-Fi capability for its sound level meters and cloud storage for its post-processing software. Entirely new ...

  • New UK appointment for Pulsar Process Measurement

    British level and flow measurement and control instrumentation specialists, Pulsar Process Measurement Ltd, have strengthened their UK sales team with the recent appointment of Thomas Lyon as Regional Industry Sales Engineer. Thomas joins the growing Pulsar team who provide support to customers throughout the UK. Thomas is a recent Electrical Engineering Masters graduate and has previous ...

  • Made to measure

    Carrying out sound insulation measurements is set to become much simpler for building acoustic practitioners with Brüel & Kjær’s new Power Amplifier: 2734-B.As building acoustic assessments are now used widely to certify rooms for their intended use, diagnose noise nuisance issues and improve music or theatre performing spaces, the job of measuring sound insulation or reverberation time has ...

  • Measurements on the Move

    Performing noise source identification on moving vehicles is now an easier process with Brüel & Kjær’s Moving Source Option. Unlike traditional Beamforming kits, the Moving Source software follows a mobile target, instead of focusing on a single point. It tracks linear movement parallel to a planar microphone array and enables speed-position calculation from a radar signal, ...

  • Measuring methane

    At the UK's first viable compact anaerobic digester (AD) plant aimed at local food waste treatment, a Geotech GA3000 fixed biogas analyser monitors methane (CH4), carbon dioxide (CO2), oxygen (O2) and hydrogen sulphide (H2S). The plant, a modular scalable AD system, unveiled by React Environmental in July 2012 at Llangadog, Carmarthenshire, can handle some 1,000 ...


    By Geotech

  • Flow Pulse Brings Pulsar Process Measurement Another Award for Innovation

    Pulsar Process Measurement has won the ‘Excellence in Innovation’ Award from the British Chamber of Commerce Awards held last week. The award was presented on behalf of the West Midlands region after Pulsar was crowned winners of the same award in the Worcestershire and Herefordshire county awards earlier this year. The award was won by Pulsar’s Flow Pulse pipe flow monitor, ...

  • NUVIA Process

    The evaluation has demonstrated that Kartotrak can provide key information to a project manager for a better risk management. After several technical exchanges between NUVIA Process and Geovariances about the use of geostatistics for radiologically contaminated soil characterization, a guided evaluation was conducted to try Kartotrak on a real dataset. The first objective was to ensure that the ...


    By Geovariances

  • Taking the pulse of your measurement

    Heartbeat Technology in measurement devices organizes clear, standardized diagnostic messages of what needs to be done in order to maintain the plant economically based on necessities. With this it enables predictive maintenance, and delivers evidence for operational reliability and process safety. As the devices run their own diagnostics, proof tests are only necessary in maximum extended ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • Quantitech instruments measure nothing

    Whilst many of Quantitech’s customers need to measure gas concentrations for reporting or process management purposes, some customers simply have to demonstrate that nothing is there. The Quantitech stand at AQE 2013 (40 & 41) will therefore feature instruments that are able to meet both needs. Reflecting the new theme of AQE 2013, the Quantitech stand will feature the latest ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Microscopic measurement – easy and fast

    A new solution for microscopic measurement of 3D shape, deformation and strain is now available from Dantec Dynamics. New µDIC solution for microscopic measurements. The ...


    By Dantec Dynamics

  • Fast Online BOD Measurements

    LAR's BioMonitor is an online BOD analyzer for the determination of the total biochemical oxygen demand (BOD). The analyzers' functional principle is similar to a miniature biological waste water treatment plant. The waste ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • EPA Prioritizes Enforcement Measures

    Although the overall budget for the EPA in 2008 was cut, the amount of spending for enforcement operations increased $9.1 million over the 2007 amount to a total of $549 million. The Clean Air Act enforcement priorities include enforcement at coal-fire power plants, ethanol plants, petroleum refineries, wood products companies, and bakeries through a Bakery Partnership to work on ozone ...


    By ABS Consulting

  • Getting the measure of gas

    With over 30 years experience in the field, Hiden Analytical continues to remain dedicated to producing mass spectrometer-based gas analysis systems. The latest product catalogue, just released, highlights the full range of application-specific standard systems for analysis of gases and  vapours in diverse environments, addressing measurement of samples at pressure from millibar to 30 ...


    By Hiden Analytical

  • Measuring global soil changes

    Global change is increasingly affecting important terrestrial ecosystem functions such as the filtering and buffering capacity of soils, the supply of clean water, soil fertility, and consequently, the production of food, feed, and fiber. Recent studies and reports from the United Nations indicate that water and soil resources are both heavily under pressure. Worldwide about 2 billion ha of land ...

  • Model of a modern measurement meter

    Sound and vibration specialist, Brüel & Kjær has launched a fourth generation of hardware for its sound level meters and hand-held analyzers - Types 2250 and 2270 G4. This new hardware enables Types 2250 and 2270 users to run multiple, upgraded applications, such as frequency analysis, logging and signal recording. It also has a high-contrast colour screen, which makes performing ...

  • Fundamentals of Dimensional Measurement

    NPL Training has released a new online module - Fundamentals of Dimensional Measurement - exploring the relevance of dimensional measurement to all stages of the engineering ...

  • Carbon-14 Measurement

    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission requires that operators of nuclear power plants measure the amount of the radionuclide carbon-14 in their gaseous effluents. A proposed new ASTM standard will aid plants (and other facilities at which fission reactions or spent fuel processing takes place) in making these measurements. WK36397, ...


    By ASTM International

  • Measuring water from space

    Observations from satellites now allow scientists to monitor changes to water levels in the sea, in rivers and lakes, in ice sheets and even under the ground. As the climate changes, this information will be crucial for monitoring its effects and predicting future impacts in different regions. Sea level rise in one of the major consequences of global warming, but it is much more difficult to ...


    By European Science Foundation

  • Water index to measure risk

    The World Resources Institute (WRI), in partnership with General Electric (NYSE: GE) and Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS), has launched an initiative to measure water-related risks facing companies and their investors. The initiative will develop a Water Index as a standardised approach to identify and mitigate water-related corporate risk. The Index will offer one of the most expansive measures of ...

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