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  • Portable Workplace Detector for Trace Toxic Chemicals

    ENMET's new mGC (mini Gas Chromatograph) chemical specific portable instrument is designed to detect threat chemicals below the OSHA permissible exposure limits in the industrial workplace for worker safety. This handheld monitor improves information collected from traditional multi-gas survey instruments by providing details about the chemical composition of the sample. It ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • FTIR meets Fire Testing needs for toxic gas analysis

    One of the most dangerous aspects of a fire is the toxic gases that can arise from the process of combustion.To save lives and develop safer materials for airplanes, trains, and buildings, it is vital to identify and measure the gases that are released when products and materials ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Free on-site multiparameter gas analysis

    Quantitech Ltd has launched the world’s first truly portable FTIR multicomponent workplace gas analyser and in order to enable prospective users to see the technology for themselves, the company's Dr Andrew Hobson is offering to visit sites and run tests completely free of charge. This offer is available for a limited period of time, but Dr Hobson says, “In the past, field-use instruments for the ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • LEED Homes May Not Be Less Toxic

    EMSL Analytical offers LEED testing solutions for both new and existing commercial and residential properties. Cinnaminson, NJ, July 14th, 2010 Environmental and ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EPA issues Southeastern Toxics release inventory data (AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN)

    According to the 2009 national analysis of the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI), facilities in the southeast released approximately 657 million pounds of toxic chemicals, a 9.4 percent decrease from 2008. The TRI program publishes information on toxic chemical disposals and releases into the air, land and water, as well as information on waste management and pollution prevention activities in ...

  • Is Your Child Exposed to Toxic PCBs at School?

    EMSL Analytical provides polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) testing solutions to keep students and faculty safe from the dangerous the chemicals posses. Cinnaminson, NJ, September 8th, 2010 Production of PCBs in the United States was halted in the late 1970s, but prior to then it was used in some building materials, including caulks.  Caulking materials were used in ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Are toxic vapors entering your house from underground?

    The issue of vapor intrusion in buildings has become a significant environmental concern for building occupants, regulators and industry leaders. According to the EPA, the potential health issues vary and are dependent upon the types of chemicals and concentrations of the chemicals. The length of the exposure and the overall health of those exposed is also a factor. At one end of the spectrum, ...


  • ASTM D1946 - 90(2011) Standard Practice for Analysis of Reformed Gas by Gas Chromatography

    The information about the chemical composition can be used to calculate physical properties of the gas, such as heating (calorific) value and relative density. Combustion characteristics, products of combustion, toxicity, and interchangeability with other fuel gases may also be inferred from the chemical composition. 1. ...


    By ASTM International

  • EPA Updates Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for New Power Plants

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued updates to pollution limits for new power plants under the mercury and air toxics standards, based on new information and analysis that became available to the agency after the rule was finalized. The updates are largely technical in nature and will have no impact on the sensible, achievable and cost-effective standards already set for ...

  • New Technology Helps Monitor Potentially Toxic Incinerator Emissions

    Casella ETi (UK), has installed two 'Amesa ' systems (Absorption Method for Sampling of Dioxins and Furans) at the Isle of Man 'Energy from Waste' (EfW) incinerator' - the first in the UK to have a continous dioxin sample system permanently installed. Until recently technology has not been available to accurately measure dioxin and furan emissions. Rita Greenwood, Environmental Manager at ...


    By Casella

  • Global Liquefied Natural Gas Market 2012-2018 - Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis And Forecasts, 2012 - 2018

    Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is a natural gas (predominantly methane, CH4) that has been converted to liquid form for ease of storage or transportation. LNG takes up about 1/600th the volume of natural gas in the gaseous state. It is odorless, colorless, non toxic and non-corrosive in nature. The world knows about the impact and utility of natural gas and has realized that LNG may facilitate their ...


  • Global Gas Sensors Market 2012-2018 - Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis And Forecasts 2012-2018

    The gas sensors market for gas flow meters and gas flow sensors is experiencing considerable changes over the past few years. The major reasons for the continuous fluctuations in the gas sensors market are technological developments, and economic crisis. This market is now expected to witness versatile growth in the coming years due to advancement in gas sensor technology and implementation of ...


  • Gas Sensors Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis And Forecasts 2012-2018

    The gas sensors market for gas flow meters and gas flow sensors is experiencing considerable changes over the past few years. The major reasons for the continuous fluctuations in the gas sensors market are technological developments, and economic crisis. This market is now expected to witness versatile growth in the coming years due to advancement in gas sensor technology and implementation of ...


  • CERAM Receives Accreditation for Diisocyanate Analysis

    CERAM (UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 0013), is a leading provider of environmental analysis and has now obtained full accreditation for the analysis of diisocyanates collected in solutions, on glass fibre filters and those in rinse solutions with 1-(2-pyridyl)piperazine derivatization. This includes the sampling ...


    By Ceram

  • The simple solution to gas detection

    The Kitagawa Gas Detector Tube System is used by industries worldwide to detect gases and vapours, simply and reliably, without the need for calibration effort or power supply. It’s as easy to use as 1-2-3! - Lightweight, compact and easy to carry - Simple to operate for all personnel - An accurate reading obtained in a few minutes - Can be used in flammable atmospheres - ...

  • IONICON selects RJ Lee Group as Exclusive U.S. Distributor for Real-Time Trace Gas Analysis Products

    IONICON Analytik, the Austrian based leading manufacturer of PTR-MS real-time trace gas analyzers today announced that RJ Lee Group, Inc. materials characterization laboratory and industrial forensics consulting firm has become the exclusive U.S. distribution partner for IONICON’s Trace Gas Analysis products including the Proton Transfer Reaction - Mass Spectrometer (PTR-MS) trace gas ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania Have Worst Toxic Air Pollution from Power Plants

    Residents of Kentucky, Ohio and Pennsylvania are exposed to more toxic air pollution from coal-fired power plants than in any other state, according to an analysis by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). At the same time, the report found a 19 percent decrease in all air toxics emitted from power plants in 2010, the most recent data available, compared to 2009 levels. The welcomed drop, ...

  • New air toxic rules will require huge expansion of activated carbon, fabric filters and bag production

    The U.S. EPA has just proposed rules to limit power plant air toxics in the U.S.  These rules are expected to reduce 91 percent of the mercury from being released as well as greatly reduce emissions of hydrogen chloride and toxic metals such as arsenic and chromium. McIlvaine (www.mcilvainecompany.com) is providing continuing analysis of the impact of ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Air toxics near sunnyside elementary in durango (Colo.) school district are below levels of concern

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released a final report on air toxics monitoring at Sunnyside Elementary School, part of the Durango (Colo.) School District and located within the boundaries of the Southern Ute Indian Reservation. In 2009, the Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s Air Quality program collected monitoring data at Sunnyside School as part of EPA’s School Air ...

  • New portable FTIR Gas Analyser detects almost any gas

    Gasmet Technologies Oy (Finland) has announced the launch of the DX4040 – a portable FTIR gas analyser that enables the field measurement of literally thousands of gases. The DX4040 is the second generation of the world’s first truly portable FTIR analyser which brought laboratory grade gas analysis into the field, and thereby brought the benefits of multiparameter FTIR gas analysis ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

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