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(Gas Sensing)
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The recent mailing of letters containing anthrax, a potentially harmful bacterium, has raised frequent questions to Sensidyne's customer service group. How do we monitor for airborne anthrax? Are... (View Full Article)
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Some of the most commonly asked questions directed to our customer answer center revolve around detector tube system accuracy. Let's take a look at some of the more common questions and see if we can... (View Full Article)
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When personal monitoring pumps first appeared in the 1950s, they were simple devices, designed for the rugged task of airborne dust monitoring in underground coal mines. By the mid 1970s the designs... (View Full Article)
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A question that comes up periodically has to do with the mathematical correction of air sample volumes collected by personal monitoring pumps. Most of the time when we get this question, it is coming... (View Full Article)
(Calibration and Testing Services)
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Detector tubes offer the simplest, quickest and most cost effective and versatile gas detection system of all. However, many times detector tube measurements must be corrected for stroke count (i.e.,... (View Full Article)
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While most detector tube applications are health and safety related, many others are process related. Detector tubes are often used to monitor for combustion products in flue gases, contaminants in... (View Full Article)
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Safety professionals and industrial hygienists in petroleum refineries must face a unique air monitoring problem. Refineries incorporate many production processes that handle a large number of... (View Full Article)
(Gas Sensing)
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A detector tube system is a most versatile tool, simple to use yet covering a wide assortment of airborne gas and vapor measurement applications. The tube catalogs of the major brands typically list... (View Full Article)
(Calibration and Testing Services)
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Collecting a personal air sample without recording the proper field data may prove to fall short of the goal, and it can even lead to a sample being re-run completely. A simple field notebook with... (View Full Article)
(Gas Sensing)
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Sensidyne has custom designed Gas Detection equipment for Acetylene manufacturing facilities. Two systems have been designed, both of which consist of an infrared sensor and transmitter to detect... (View Full Article)
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Most large electrical generating equipment has a pressurized direct or indirect hydrogen cooling system for the generator. Hydrogen conducts heat 7 times better than aire, making it an ideal coolant... (View Full Article)
(Calibration and Testing Services)
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OSHA recently announced a new standard for exposure to hexavalent chromium, published on February 28, 2006 and effective 90-days from publication. Hexavalent chromium is used in electroplating,... (View Full Article)
(Batteries and Accessories)
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Every industrial hygienist at one time or another has felt the bite of nickel-cadmium batteries. Certainly the venerable NiCad power source has served us well in every king of industrial hygiene... (View Full Article)
(Gas Sensing)
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The oil and gas industry is very diverse. Within the overall industry there are several smaller sub-industries, each with different needs. The term "oil and gas industry" refers to a wide variety of... (View Full Article)
(Calibration and Testing Services)
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An industrial hygienist faces many challenges in the routine task we call air sampling. The myriad of air borne contaminants seems never-ending, and every target substance does not readily collect on... (View Full Article)
(Gas Sensing)
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Selectrive Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems will be installed on 100,000 MW of U.S. coal-fired generating capacity by 2004. SCR investment for Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) control will be the largest for... (View Full Article)
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The pulp and paper industry uses various chemicals to process pulp, both directly and indirectly. Hydrogen sulfide is created as a by-product of the digester process. Chlorine and chlorine dioxide are... (View Full Article)
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From time to time the industrial hygienist or safety professional is tasked with monitoring for air contaminants in a remote location, such as with tank entry or other confined space entry. In those... (View Full Article)
(Pumps)
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Personal monitoring pumps have long been the standard for collecting air sampling data in occupational exposures to gases, vapors and particulates. They offer extreme application versatility in a... (View Full Article)
(Batteries and Accessories)
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NiCad batteries have long been used in portable air sampling pumps due to their lightweight, high power output and ability to provide hundreds of charge/discharge cycles. NiCad® batteries also... (View Full Article)
(Pumps)
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A detector tube pump should be periodically checked for leaks as part of any well-run detector tube-monitoring program. A leaking pump will cause detector tube readings to understate the concentration... (View Full Article)
(Gas Sensing)
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To understand the gas detection needs of the waste water industry you must have a basic understanding of the processes of the plant. The following information is a guideline for the four main phases... (View Full Article)
(Pumps)
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When a pump is working to move air, it must overcome the forces that resist air movement. These forces include things like gravity and air density, internal pump/motor friction, resistance caused by... (View Full Article)