Gasmet Technologies (UK)Ltd
Supplier of environmental testing and monitoring instruments including gas detectors, FTIR analysers and monitors for occupational hygiene, health & safety and laboratory analysis. Application areas include MCERTS Stack Emissions, CEMS, Stack Particulate Emissions, VOC Emissions, Ambient Air Pollution, PM10 & PM2.5,Automotive Engine Exhausts,Greenhouse Gas Emissions,Process Monitoring,Gas Purity,Occupational Hygiene,Semiconductor Wafer Fab,Soil & Water Testing, Analyser Calibration,Air & Hydrogen Supply and Heated sample lines. Total VOC's, Speciated VOC's, Combustion gases, Acid Gases, Ammonia, Halogens, Dioxins, Freons & Halons, Workplace Gases & Vapours, Speciated Trace VOC's, Particulate Sampling, Trace Gas Impurities, Oil in Water & Soil, Lower Explosive Limits and Cleanroom contaminants. Quantitech is a subsidiary of Gasmet Technologies, a world leading manufacturer of portable and fixed FTIR analysers. Quantitech's success is built on the quality of its products coupled with outstanding levels of service.
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SEPA deploys latest technology for emergency response service
Instrumentation specialist Quantitech has supplied the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) with a range of the latest environmental monitoring technologies that will be used by the Airborne Hazards Emergency Response (AHER) service to improve the provision of information about airborne hazards during a significant incident such as an explosion or a major fire. This will allow NHS Scotland and the emergency services to assess the potential risks to human health and mitigate them.
The monitoring equipment includes advanced portable Gasmet FTIR multi-gas analysers in addition to Tecora Echo high volume and Delta low volume air sampling equipment. The instruments have been deployed in mobile vehicles and provide SEPA with the ability to respond quickly to emergencies by monitoring airborne particulates and almost any gas.
Quantitech's Dr Andrew Hobson has been responsible for providing initial training on the instruments. He says, "We are delighted that the Gasmet DX4030 portable FTIR gas analyser has been chosen for this project because it was developed for applications in which almost any gas might need to be identified, so it is ideal for incident investigations.
"The FTIR analyser can be located in a backpack and effectively provides laboratory grade analysis in a field instrument. A Bluetooth connection to a handheld PDA provides simultaneous measurements for up to 25 compounds and the collection of a complete sample spectrum means that over 250 compounds can be analysed and the unit can potentially analyse over 5000 compounds."
The introduction of the new service has been led by SEPA in partnership with other agencies and will help protect the public during emergencies by providing interpreted and informed scientific advice on airborne hazards to NHS Scotland and the emergency services.
Further information is available at www.quantitech.co.uk