Gas sensing

Servomex publishes paper comparing key technologies for UHP gas analysis in the semiconductor industry

Servomex has published its latest expert paper, which compares gas chromatography using plasma emissions detectors (GC-PED) with atmospheric pressure ionization mass spectrometry (APIMS) for ultra-high-purity (UHP) gas analysis in the semiconductor industry. Mass Spectrometry and Gas Chromatography are both methods which offer ultra-trace gas analysis solutions for the quality assurance …

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An improved wearable, stretchable gas sensor using nanocomposites

A stretchable, wearable gas sensor for environmental sensing has been developed and tested by researchers at Penn State, Northeastern University and five universities in China. The sensor combines a newly developed laser-induced graphene foam material with a unique form of molybdenum disulfide and reduced-graphene oxide nanocomposites. The researchers were interested …

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QED Environmental Systems announces new website launch

QED Environmental Systems has launched its new global website amalgamating brands from recent acquisitions. This includes Geotech, specialising in gas analysis instrumentation, Huberg, mains gas leak detection instrumentation, En-Core soil sampling products for the new BS10176 standards and Snap-Sampler which develops passive ground water sampling products. All of these brands …

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Transportable VOC emissions analyser submitted for QAL1 certification

As a British developer and manufacturer of gas analysers, Signal Group follows the emergence of international Standards very closely. This is because Standards ensure that monitors are fit for purpose, and also because regulators require operators to employ suitably certified equipment. Signal Group is therefore delighted to confirm that the …

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Improving cereal storage facilities with gas sensing

Storage of cereal crops and other foodstuffs is an essential part of ensuring a sustainable and robust food supply. Cereal crops are typically harvested between mid-July to mid-September but with careful storage can be kept for periods longer than a year. Successful storage of cereals involves the balance of a …

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Casella has announced its schedule for courses and webinars for 2020

Casella, a leading world expert in monitoring solutions for noise, air sampling and vibration, has announced its schedule for courses and webinars for 2020. The company has aligned a series of one-day courses on Air Sampling and Noise Monitoring in the Workplace, hosted at its headquarters in Bedford. Delivered by …

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IR detectors used in breath gas analysis

Due to the high demand for medical technology, LASER COMPONENTS Detector Group has switched its production of IR detectors to multi-shift operation. The components manufactured in Arizona are important key elements in the examination of the CO2 level in breath gas analysis. Due to the current situation, production capacities in the …

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ION Science hosts service training for Norwegian distributor

ION Science recently held a two-day service training course for representatives from Norwegian distributor, Vestteknikk AS, at its state-of-the-art facility in Cambridgeshire, UK. Led by ION Science’s Technical Support Specialist and Trainer, Marcus Wadey-Leblond, the service training provided Vestteknikk’s Joar Nicolaysen and Kenneth Andre Rishaug with a comprehensive learning experience …

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Reducing the effects of cattle farming with methane monitors

In 2018, there were an estimated 1.002 billion head of cattle worldwide, an increase of 6.5 million head over 2017. Global meat production has continued, and is seemingly continuing, to rise and although cattle now accounts for a relatively smaller percentage of overall meat consumption, there were still over 68 …

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Vaisala probes facilitate rollout of environmentally friendly refrigeration

Supermarkets all over Australia and New Zealand are benefiting from advanced carbon dioxide monitors as new natural refrigeration systems are installed in the fight against climate change. The Woolworths Group employs over 205,000 staff and serves 900 million customers each year. As a large and diverse organisation, Woolworths knows that …

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