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Ashtead Technology Ltd specialises in supplying inspection, test and monitoring equipment and instruments. Our environmental monitoring fleet is second to none in the choice of equipment available and number of applications they can be used for. Our clients are found across a wide range of industries and include environmental consultancy and engineering, waste and recycling, surveying, waste and wastewater, drainage and sewerage, emissions and pollution monitoring to name a few. Knowledgeable Staff The team at Ashtead Technology are on hand to help with any queries, assist with choosing the right instrument for your needs, and answer any technical questions. Your first stop should be Jay Neermul, our dedicated Environmental Sales Manager. More than just a rental company! As well as short term hires, we can help with: - Perpetual Rental Plan for heavily discounted long term rentals - Rent To Own scheme for purchasing without hitting your capital budget - Sales, Servicing and Calibration of gas detectors and analysers To find out more, visit our website at: www.ashtead-technology.com or call +44 (0)845 270 2707.

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Mr James Carlyle
Campus Five, Letchworth Business Park,

Letchworth
Hertfordshire
SG6 2JF
www.ashtead-technology.com/instruments

Instrument rental ensures safety during rig inspection

Hired mercury analysers from instrumentation specialist Ashtead Technology have helped to ensure the fast, effective safety inspection of an oil and gas platform 150 miles off the coast of Scotland.

Inspection and servicing company MS Industrial Services, based in Invergordon, contacted Ashtead Technology to hire a pair of Jerome J405 Mercury Analysers to monitor conditions on the rig prior to a shutdown and a month-long safety inspection.

According to Graham Holloway, Contracts Manager at MSIS, the J405 Analysers, which use proven technology to provide high levels of accuracy and usability for toxic vapour and gas detection, were deployed during the preliminary atmospheric testing process.

He said: "In conjunction with other gas detection work on the rig, the J405s helped us to establish a clear picture of the potential occupational exposure for our operatives during the shutdown. This enabled us to deploy the correct personal and respiratory protective equipment, such as full face respirators.

"We have received positive feedback from our operatives and our client on the performance of the J405s and we would certainly utilise Ashtead Technology for the provision of this specialist equipment for future contracts."

Key features of the J405 include improved ergonomics, a larger display as well as improved data storage, retrieval and communications. It can be used across a wide range of mercury-related applications, including mercury spill response, facility monitoring and hazardous waste analysis.

Alan Hasson, Ashtead Technology's General Manager, added: "This application highlights the many benefits of instrument rental. The instruments were delivered tested and ready for immediate deployment, which meant that MSIS was able to utilise the latest version of these monitors without having to tie up capital and resources. At the end of the hire period, instruments are simply returned to us, so there are no ongoing maintenance, storage or write-off costs.

"Ashtead Technology's instrument hire business has grown rapidly in recent years as more companies switch from ownership to rental in order to reduce costs whilst maintaining access to the latest technology."

Further information on Ashtead Technology's comprehensive fleet of non-destructive testing, remote visualisation and environmental monitoring instrumentation is available at www.ashtead-technology.com/uk

For further information please email Ashtead Technology

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