voc leak detection News

  • New class of VOC sensors

    Alphasense has launched a new sensor for the measurement of VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds). The new p-type Metal Oxide sensor is a broadband total VOC detector with a range of 0 to 100 ppm (isobutylene) and 10-50 ppb detection limit, depending on the VOC. “This new class of metal oxide sensor will complement our existing range, which also includes PIDs, offering a lower cost alternative ...


    By Alphasense

  • Multiple options for advanced VOC detector

    Ashtead Technology has boosted its fleet of rental instruments with the advanced MiniRAE 3000. However, Regional Sales Manager Josh Thomas says: “Many of our customers have a frequent requirement to measure VOCs, so we also offer this instrument for sale. “Significant investments have been made in the training and equipment required for instrument service, repair and calibration, and ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Hercules, Inc., to Pay $245,521 Civil Penalty for violations of clean air act’s leak detection and repair requirements

    Hercules, Inc., a Wilmington, Del., chemical company, has agreed to pay a $245,521 civil penalty to the United States for violating the Clean Air Act’s Leak Detection and Repair requirements at its manufacturing facility in Louisiana, Mo. According to a stipulation of settlement and judgment filed today in U.S. District Court in St. Louis, Hercules violated the National Emission Standards ...

  • VOC Emissions from Well Sites and Compressor Stations

    Recently the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) revised Regulation 7,Control of Ozone through Ozone Precursors.  The revisions will require monitoring of emissions from storage tanks equipped with an air pollution control device such as a combustion device or vapor recovery unit.  Affected facilities will be required to route all Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) ...

  • Baseline-MOCON’s new piD-TECH® plus photoionization sensor series offers compact size, superior VOC analysis

    Lyons, CO  — Baseline-MOCON, Inc., a subsidiary of MOCON (NASDAQ: MOCO) launches two new patented piD-TECH® plus photoionization sensors for portable and stationary gas monitors.  The new generation sensors are ideal for instrumentation manufacturers who want to add state-of-the art, low-level volatile organic compound (VOC) detection to their portable or stationary monitor.  The ...


    By AMETEK MOCON - Baseline

  • Ion Science Reaches Sales of 1000 Instruments for 2007

    Ion Science Limited, international manufacturers of gas detection, leak detection and corrosion monitoring quipment is pleased to announce its continued success with the shipment of the 1000th instrument for 2007. This goal was reached during the third quarter of the year, surpassing the target achieved in 2006. In total, Ion Science has achieved sales growth of more than 30% over the past ...


    By Ion Science

  • Equipment Hire - Mini Rae 2000

    STL's equipment hire fleet includes a wide range of tools to meet all monitoring and sampling requirements. In this issue we review the Mini-Rae 2000. The Mini-Rae 2000 is the standard P.I.D within STL's Equipment Hire fleet. It is ATEX approved and has the ability to measure up to 10,000 ppm Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). Many industries use this piece of kit for the detection of solvents ...


  • Ashtead Offers Comprehensive Range of Rental Instruments

    The Ashtead stand at MCERTS 2007 (No 14) will feature some of the company’s most popular portable products for gas detection and monitoring, including the Horiba PG250 for NOx, SO2, CO, CO2, and O2, and the Bernath heated FID for VOCs. Both of these instruments are MCERTS approved. If heated lines are not necessary, the Photovac MicroFID is available with an additional 1 litre hydrogen bottle ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Baseline-MOCON Expands the PID Micro Sensor Product Line: A Version for Every User

    Lyons, CO —Baseline-MOCON, Inc., a subsidiary of MOCON (NASDAQ: MOCO) continues to develop versions of their industry leading piD-TECH® plus photoionization sensor to satisfy every portable and stationary gas monitor OEM.  Adding the Baseline PID to a gas monitor expands its versatility by detecting many volatile organic compounds (VOCs).  VOC detection is ...


    By AMETEK MOCON - Baseline

  • New trace chemical analyser for onsite analysis

    Quantitech (Milton Keynes) has announced the launch of the FROG-4000™, a rugged, portable instrument capable of analysing trace levels of individual volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in air, soil and water. “With this technology, operators will be able to conduct fast on-site analysis in a range of environmental, health and safety applications,” says Quantitech’s Dr Andrew ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • PID HIRE

    Shawcity hire the following instruments:   Single gas monitors Multigas monitors PIDs and VOC detectors ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Opgal Announces Next Generation EyeCGas Camera

    Building on the success of the handheld EyeCGas camera, Opgal Optronic Industries is launching EyeCGas FX, the next generation gas leak detection camera for ...

  • U.S. and W.Va. Settle Case Against DuPont over Clean Air Act Violations at Washington Works Facility

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) has agreed to settle alleged Clean Air Act violations at DuPont’s Washington Works Facility, located in Washington, Wood County, West Virginia. A proposed settlement, involving DuPont, the United States, and the State of West Virginia, was filed today in federal district court in ...

  • The Sniffers featuring within Future Refining and Storage Supplement

    Are you fully aware of your storage tank emissions? Is safety your tank farm's first priority? The tank storage terminal world faces multiple challenges nowadays in a world with growing demands for safety, emission values and cost reduction. In specific countries, environmental legislation is adding to the complexity of following best practices and complying with local laws and regulations. If ...


    By The Sniffers

  • New water and smoke sensor options added to IAQ Profile Monitor lineup

    PPM Technology now offers a water sensing option to the IAQ Profile ...


    By PPM Technology

  • FPAL registration for Analox – another link in the oil & gas supply chain

    Analox is now fully registered as a supplier on the Achilles First Point Assessment (FPAL) database for the European oil and gas industry. Achilles FPAL registration gives members the advantages of both a collaborative community and an industry-specific trading environment. Buyers benefit from FPAL’s detailed ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Hess Corporation to install $45 million in pollution controls and pay $850,000 penalty to resolve clean air act violations at New Jersey refinery

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice announced that Hess Corporation has agreed to pay an $850,000 civil penalty and spend more than $45 million in new pollution controls to resolve Clean Air Act violations at its Port Reading, N.J., refinery. Once fully implemented, the controls required by the settlement are estimated to reduce emissions of nitrogen ...

  • Colorado proposes oil, gas air-quality crackdown

    Under pressure to tighten air quality standards for oil and gas drillers, Colorado officials on Monday proposed the nation's first statewide standards for methane emissions and other heightened safeguards. The proposed rules don't require more state inspections of drilling sites. But they do recommend a system of infrared cameras to speed ...


    By Associated Press

  • Latest multigas FTIR analysers can be hired

    FTIR gas analysers have become popular in a wide variety of gas detection and monitoring applications because of their ability to measure almost any gas. However, the cost of this equipment can exceed the budgets of those that could benefit from this sophisticated technology, so Quantitech has established a small range of FTIR gas analysers that are available for hire. Typical applications for ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Wyoming and Kansas refiners agree to settle clean air act violations

    Two petroleum refiners have agreed in separate settlements to spend a total of more than US$141 million in new air pollution controls at three refineries in Kansas and Wyoming, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Justice Department announced today. The settlements are expected to reduce harmful emissions by 7,000 tons per year.  Frontier Refining and Frontier El Dorado ...

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