Bespoke dust win

A large UK manufacturer was required to monitor airborne particulates in and around its paint shop, and to automatically raise visual and audible alarms when potentially dangerous conditions arise

Managing dust risks at quarries

In the following article, Josh Thomas from instrumentation specialist Ashtead Technology, discusses the risks associated with dust at quarries, and highlights the vital role...

Sorex Sensors launch first dust sensor based on film bulk acoustic resonator (FBAR) technology

The University of Cambridge spin-out has launched its first product based on its seemingly breakthrough sensor technology

Study links fine particles to death rates

Exposure to toxic air pollutants is linked to increased cardiovascular and respiratory death rates, according to a new, international study

Keeping out noxious air and particles

ODS Environmental is offering cab air quality systems that maintain a slightly elevated pressure level inside the cab, preventing any air from entering

Setting boundaries

n recent months Casella has launched an improved version of its Dust Detective Enclosure, which the firm believes will make an impact in short-term boundary and environmental monitoring in both indoor and outdoor environments

Intrinsically safe dust monitor launches

Many workplaces include areas with explosive or potentially explosive atmospheres, and a high proportion of these zones contain risks associated with particulates

Water-thrifty units trap toxic particles

Generac Mobile Products has unveiled the latest addition to its DF Ecology range, which is claimed to reduce dust and consume less water than many competitor offerings .

Time to get serious about dust?

More nuisance than health risk, in traditional thinking, but no longer. Dust has been driven up the safety agenda in recent years, not just in construction. Envirotec reviews recent thinking on the topic .

Monitor delivers advanced particulate monitoring for hazardous environments

New real-time monitoring technology identifies multiple particulate sizes at once Trolex, a Manchester-based provider of workplace safety technology solutions to the mining, industrial and tunnelling...

Why monitor dust in the workplace?

By Josh Thomas, Ashtead Technology

Flexible and future proof gas detection

Ashtead Technology has announced that the TSI Environmental DustTrak™ Aerosol Monitors in its fleet of particulate matter (PM) monitors have achieved MCERTS approval. "As...

Workshop focuses on dust protection

Ashtead Technology, TSI and the Health & Safety Laboratory (HSL) recently collaborated to deliver a workshop focusing on the environmental and safety hazards presented...

“Perfect timing” for Air Quality and Emissions event

AQE 2017 will take place in Telford (UK) on 24 and 25 May at a time when the health effects of air pollution are...

Compact air quality station combines PM2.5 and O3 measurement

Sensor-based air quality monitoring expert Aeroqual has announced a new arrival in its ambient air monitoring product line up – the AQS 1 compact...

Anatomy of a particulate monitor: The Fidas 200 explained

Palas, the German manufacturer of particulate monitoring instruments, says it is expanding production to cope with demand for its fine particulate monitor, the Fidas®...

Continuous PM reading with compact unit

The Fidas® Frog is a compact fine dust monitor with a detachable control panel for indoor and workplace exposure measurements. Available from instrumentation firm Palas,...

Fifteen years on, the dust has still to settle

The estimated 1,000 tons of asbestos-rich dust released in the collapse of the World Trade Centre has the potential to claim more lives says...

Power-thrifty dust monitor stands on its own

ENVIRO Technology Services is now offering the EDM180 environmental dust monitor from German manufacturer Grimm Aerosol. The EDM180 is a stationary monitor for simultaneous,...

Dust monitoring workshop draws a crowd

IN February instrumentation specialist Ashtead Technology and monitoring instrument manufacturer TSI co-hosted a technical workshop which focused on monitoring workplace and environmental air quality....
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