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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.

  • The Palas system MMTC for testing cleanable filter media

    The operational conditions in the system such as the particle size distribution, the profile and material of the dust feed, the inflow speed of the medium, the composition and temperature of the carrier gas and the manner of compressed air cleaning have a considerable effect on the service life and the separation characteristics of a filter element. So, the manufacturer specially selects the ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • The Golden Gazette #1 - Air Emissions Testing Newsletter

    The first quarter of 2011 has been a busy one for the air quality world, and is appropriately the time that we are launching our Testing Services newsletter. In this charter edition, we focus on the imminent Petroleum Refinery 114 program mandated by the U.S. EPA.  In it, we desire to provide valuable insight to our clients in their efforts to carry out the complex testing efforts that this ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • Air Compliance Testing Now Offers FTIR

    Commonly referred to as FTIR, Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy is the most recent addition to the Air Compliance Testing technological toolbox. FTIR can be used to identify chemicals from paints, polymers, coatings, spills, drugs, and contaminants (qualitative analysis). FTIR is likely the most powerful tool for identifying types of chemical bonds (functional groups). The wavelength of ...

  • Asthma Relief Provided By New Electrostatic Air Filters

    Home owners report asthma symptoms improve after installing electrostatic air filters.     ACI Manufacturing has improved the "ULTRA" washable electrostatic furnace filters allowing the millions of people that suffer from asthma related symptoms a little relief.  Two improvements have been made to the ...


    By ACI Manufacturing

  • Updated IEST recommended practice covers filter media testing

    A revised edition of the Recommended Practice (RP) Testing HEPA and ULPA Filter Media is available from IEST. This RP discusses test methods for physical and filtration properties of high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) and ultra low penetration air (ULPA) filtration media. Methods detailed in IEST-RP-CC021.3 include the following: • Test for resistance to airflow • ULPA filter media ...

  • Connecticut Company Wins EPA Funding for Innovative Air Filter

    A Connecticut company is one of five New England business to receive $100,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop technologies that will help the environment and public health. Precision Combustion of New Haven, Conn. received $99,897 to develop new air filters that will save money and improve indoor air quality in industrial and commercial buildings, and potentially in ...

  • Testing UK Floodwater with the BBC

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-26169373 The water running thigh deep through Ham Sandhu's house in Wraysbury in Berkshire is freezing cold and murky. Floating around in his kitchen is a toy car and a pair of slippers. Clunking gently together near the sink are two rubbish bins. "I brought them in here," he says, "so they didn't drift away." An unpleasant smell thickens the ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • New and Improved Test Case

    When visiting prospects, we like to demonstrate our Aerox-Injector. We can’t bring the whole installation of course, but we do have a tiny version in a test case to prove its neutralizing effect. The test case allows prospects to have a sneak preview of our revolutionary technology. Our odour specialists take a sample of the process air on-site, which is being filtered by the ...


    By Aerox B.V.

  • Institute of Energy and Environmental Technology e. V. (IUTA) tests filter for contec Oil Mist Separator

    The contec GmbH Industrieausrüstungen GmbH from Bad Honnef is a leading supplier and manufacturer of air and gas filtration, liquid filtration, oil mist filtration and filling level measurement equipment. For the application in oil mist filtration, contec had a filter element tested by the Institute of Energy and Environmental Technology e. V. (IUTA) in Duisburg in accordance with ISO ...

  • CleanAIR Systems Participates in NY Off-Road Diesel Emissions Testing with the PERMIT™ Diesel Particulate Filter

    Santa Fe, NM – August 7, 2007 – CleanAIR Systems, a manufacturer of innovative emissions control solutions, is pleased to announce their PERMIT™ diesel particulate filter technology has been included in the Clean Diesel Technology/Off-Road Field-Testing Program at the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) in Maspeth, Queens, NY. Part of a 3-year project conducted by Southern Research ...


  • Conditioning mixer for filter cake

    AVA recently delivered a continuous conditioning mixer for filter cake and additives. The final installation place is a mine in Turkey. The task is the production of a mining back fill material, which will be pumped with a solid pump inside the mine. The main product is an extracted filter cake, a residue product from the gold mine which should be mixed with ...


    By AVA - Huep GmbH u. Co. KG

  • ASTM F2519 - 05(2011) Standard Test Method for Grease Particle Capture Efficiency of Commercial Kitchen Filters and Extractors

    The pressure drop results can be added to the pressure drops of other components in an exhaust system to determine the total exhaust fan pressure requirement. The particulate capture efficiency can be used with known particulate size emission data for a cooking appliance-food product combination to determine the total mass of grease particles captured by the ...


    By ASTM International

  • Camfil Farr USA Experts to Teach at Harvard Nuclear Qualified Air Filters Workshop

    Camfil Farr the world's leading provider of clean air solutions, is pleased to announce that three of its top air filter experts will be participating at a prestigious workshop and training program at the Harvard School of Public Health. The program, known as the "In-Place Filter Testing Workshop," will take place in Boston from ...


  • ASTM F820 - 11 standard test method for measuring air performance characteristics of central vacuum cleaning systems

    The test results allow the comparison of the maximum air power available when no dirt has been introduced into the vacuum cleaning system, that is, a completely clean filter or an empty, clean dirt container. 1. Scope 1.1 This test ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D2752 / D2752M - 88(2011)e1 Standard Test Methods for Air Permeability of Asbestos Fibers

    The degree of fiberization or subdivision of the asbestos fiber bundles in a specimen is related to its resistance to air flow. The number and size of the pores in the specimen are a function of the size of the fiber bundles and determine the resistance to air flow through the plug. Test specimens that have undergone a higher degree of fiberization will yield higher ...


    By ASTM International

  • The perfect solution for air purification...

    Health and safety legislation demands that air quality is monitored in laboratories where solvents, acids and other chemicals are used. Most of the hazards encountered are contained within a fume cabinet but there are also low level contaminants that do not require containment in a cabinet but make the air inside the laboratory tainted. Halo has been designed by Erlab to ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Barona Resort & Casino Selects UltraViolet Devices’ V-PAC Photo-catalytic Air Cleaning System to Filter Pollutants

    UltraViolet Devices, Inc. (UVDI) announced today that Barona Resort & Casino has selected the company’s state-of-the-art V-PAC Photo-catalytic Air Cleaning System to improve indoor air quality at the award-winning casino in San Diego. The installation of the multi-million dollar air purification system is underway and is scheduled to be completed in December. Earlier this year, a ...


    By Ultraviolet Devices, Inc.

  • UVDI Ships First UL 900 Air Filters to LAX’s New International Terminal

    The New Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is a $1.5 billion project that is currently under construction. The new terminal will provide greater capacity than the existing terminal with new gates designed to easily handle larger aircraft and a great hall for dining and retail shopping. It is considered to be the largest public works project in the ...


    By Ultraviolet Devices, Inc.

  • Ozone Testing Protects People and the Environment

    EMSL Analytical provides complete ozone testing services to shield people from unnecessary exposure and to help manufacturers test products and equipment. Ozone consisting of three oxygen atoms and is beneficial in the upper atmosphere due to its ability to protect the planet from harmful radiation.  However, tropospheric ozone, also known as low level ozone, is recognized by the World ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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