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  • FTIR for CEM’s and VOC’s monitoring

    As major contributors to environmental emissions, the waste incineration and power generation industries require both continuous and periodic emissions monitoring to ensure each plant is within Emission Limit Values (ELVs). FTIR provide to perform emissions monitoring solutions for the range of standard incineration or “combustion” gases, both inorganic species such as CO, NOx, SO2, ...


    By ETG Risorse e Tecnologia

  • VOC DETECTION DEVICE

    Neodym Technologies has released the Panterra MOS, 0 - 1000 ppm VOC detection system. The Panterra is a DC powered pager sized device that offers user selectable output features. The sensor head may be extended up to 9 meters for easy placement around the gas source. Also available is a choice of an on-board data logger or a direct PC link that enables a variety of user programmable ...


    By Neodym Technologies Inc.

  • Direct fired thermal oxidizer

    Direct fired units (DFTO) are custom designed to accommodate unique appliation considerations. DFTOs may include either an externally mounted nozzle mix burner (shown) or an inline duct burner. Regulatory compliance with optimal capital cost Compatible with other energy-saving equipment such as waste heat boilers and heat exchangers Effective solution for small VOC stream ...


    By Nacah Tech LLC

  • Economical BAT solution – formia treats VOCs smartly with twin bed

    New requirements to use Best Available Technology (BAT) are further lowering the emission limits of VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) to 20 mgC/Nm3 in the EU countries. A three bed Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) is the most common solution but now Formia Emissions Control has launched a novel twin bed solution that is more compact and economical to use. The EU is taking a stricter approach ...


  • Painting VOC`s abated with non-thermal plasma technology

    Air Phaser announces a new technology for VOC's typically emitted from automotive painting activities. It is a direct replacement for older technologies that use natural gas for oxidizing these pollutants. This new technology is instant on, fully adjustable, fault tolerant and is low ...

  • Individual non-methane VOCs have large impacts on human health

    Emissions of non-methane volatile organic compounds (NMVOCs) can have damaging effects on human health. New research has now revealed that only three substances out of a large number of NMVOCs are responsible for almost all damaging effects on human health. Air pollution policies should be designed to target these substances specifically, rather than overall NMVOC emissions, the researchers ...


    By European Commission

  • Membrana and Layne Christensen Company sign limited agreement for VOC, radon removal

    Membrana-Charlotte, a division of Celgard, LLC has entered into a limited exclusive agreement with Layne Christensen Company for Radon and VOC removal for municipal water applications in the continental United States. Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactors are leading-edge technology in gas transfer applications and are the accepted norm in many markets. As a market leader, Layne has strong ...

  • Questions and Answers on the new European air quality directive

     Questions and Answers on the new directive on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe 1) What is the issue? Air pollution is caused by the emission to the atmosphere of certain substances which, alone or through chemical reaction, can damage human health and/or the environment. Air pollution is both a local and a transboundary problem as emissions from one country can travel large ...

  • Reducing emission of organic solvents

    Reducing emission of organic solvents (Volatile Organic Compounds) into the atmosphere is of an increasing strategic importance for many companies. Especially for companies which do not know, technically or financially, how to reduce their organic solvent emissions, Pure Air Solutions developed an innovative abatement technology. The Vocus, as Pure Air Solutions named this technolgy, can ...


    By Pure air solutions bv

  • Triad use at naval base San Diego saves an estimated six years and US$3m for site investigation

    The U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest (NAVFAC SW) used the Triad approach to collect an integrated hydrogeologic and chemical dataset for expediting and optimizing characterization of a volatile organic compound (VOC) plume at Naval Base San Diego (NBSD), CA. The 295-acre 'IR Site 22' was identified in 2003 when VOC concentrations reaching 100 mg/L were reported in an upgradient ...

  • Press conference: Successful implementation of PTR-MS into bioprocess monitoring

    The Austrian Center of Industrial Biotechnology (ACIB) with Ionimed Analytik as company partner will present the success story  “ A breathtaking approach “ – Successful implementation of proton transfer reaction mass spectrometry (PTR-MS) into bioprocess monitoring on a press ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Levels of several air pollutants are higher indoors than outdoors

    New European research finds that the levels of several harmful air pollutants are greater indoors than outdoors, and even greater when measured on the person themselves. The measured levels of benzene are especially concerning and often indicate higher exposure than what is normally associated with the annual EU limit value set for ambient air quality. The European Environment and Health ...

  • Markes International launches micro-chamber / thermal extractor for quality control of chemical emissions

    Specialist analytical thermal desorption instrumentation manufacturer Markes International Ltd. has announced the launch of a new higher temperature and larger capacity version of its popular Micro-Chamber / Thermal Extractor (?-CTE) for the measurement of (semi-) volatile organic compounds (SVOC) such as formaldehyde from materials. The innovative new Micro-Chamber / Thermal Extractor will ...


    By Markes International Ltd

  • EPA Encourages public to comment on plan for ground water cleanup near new cassel industrial area in Nassau County, N.Y.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced its proposed plan to clean up an area of contaminated ground water within the New Cassel/Hicksville Ground Water Contamination Superfund site in the towns of Hempstead, North Hempstead and Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York. Ground water throughout these areas is contaminated with harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which are ...

  • Are rising energy costs causing your profits to go down the drain?

    EAS Incorporated is an environmental engineering, consulting and manufacturing organization involved in the sales and services of precious metal air pollution control catalysts used for VOC removal.In 2008, we retrofitted a straight through direct flame thermal oxidizer used for controlling IPA andPhenolic resins and are saving the client approximately $30,000 per month.The ceramic Pt./Pd. ...


    By EAS, Inc.

  • Reduce green house emissions with catalytic oxidation

    There are five basic types of environmental VOC air pollution control technologies. These include straight through direct flame thermal oxidation, recuperative thermal oxidation, straight through catalytic oxidation, recuperative catalytic oxidation, and regenerative thermal oxidation. What most companies are unaware of is that catalytic systems require half of the energy demand in comparison ...


    By EAS, Inc.

  • Gas analyser checks printers for compliance and safety

    A leading digital print technology company, Tonejet, recently purchased a portable VOC monitor from Ashtead Technology as part of an ongoing programme to ensure the protection of staff, and to assist in conformity with the ATEX Directive as part of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EEC on CE-Marking. Technological developments in the print and coatings sectors have delivered a wide variety of ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Epcon`s RTOs are an effective & fuel efficient option

    Epcon's Regenerative Thermal Oxidizers are the antithesis to VOC proliferation, with efficiency rates comparable to any available anywhere. They're good. Epcon's Regenerative Thermal Oxidizers, called RTO's in the industry, are designed to be energy efficient to the extreme. They do it primarily due to their ability to achieve high levels of VOC (Volatile Organic Chemical) destruction – ...


    By Epcon Industrial Systems, LP

  • Curing carpet underlay emissions

    The EU Solvent Emissions Directive is helping to drive down Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) emissions in a broad range of industries and Interfloor, a UK manufacturer of carpet underlay, has found that the use of a portable gas analyser from Quantitech has helped to implement emissions reductions and to demonstrate ongoing improvements in emissions control. With leading brands such as Duralay and ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • EPA adds areas of long island to the superfund list; volatile organic compounds found in 11 major drinking water wells

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced its decision to add areas of Hicksville, New Cassel, Westbury, Hempstead and Salisbury in Nassau County, New York to the Superfund National Priorities List of the country’s most hazardous waste sites. Ground water throughout these areas is contaminated with harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The Magothy aquifer, Nassau ...

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