Analytical instrumentation > Gas analysis

Concern for Mars mission as mineral destroys organic compounds

24 February, 2015

As NASA's Curiosity mission searches for various minerals on Mars, in the hope of finding evidence of ancient habitable environments, British scientists have found that one such mineral (jarosite) breaks down organic compounds when it is flash-heated.


Alicat Gas Select 5.0 firmware for mass flow meters and controllers

14 November, 2014

Alicat Scientific has expanded its Gas Select firmware to include a library of up to 130 preloaded gases, referenced to NIST Prop 9 and a utility for defining mixed gas compositions.


Peak Scientific Precision modular gas generators

08 October, 2014

Peak Scientific's Precision range of gas generators offers a modular system providing a GC gas solution specific to the user's laboratory needs. Its stackable, space-saving design allows users to make the most of their valuable lab space.


Nessco Pressure Systems Hydratron Pressure Relief Valve Test Bench upgrade

12 June, 2014

Nessco Pressure Systems (NPS) has upgraded two Hydratron Pressure Relief Valve Test Benches in order to comply with the stringent safety standards of the WA gas fields.


Optical sensor measures oxygen directly in cells and tissues

10 June, 2014

German biotechnology company ibidi has revealed a device that optically measures the exact oxygen content directly in cells and tissues. The ibidi OPAL Optical O2 Measurement System determines the correct O2 content, which is a critical factor in maintaining the natural behaviour of cells in culture.


Quantachrome Quadrasorb evo Gas Sorption Surface Area and Pore Size Analyzer

04 March, 2014

The Quadrasorb evo Gas Sorption Surface Area and Pore Size Analyzer has been designed for flexibility, performance, accuracy and modularity. The standard evo version provides fast and accurate BET surface area measurements.


Laser to detect low levels of gases

04 February, 2014

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have developed a laser with 25 times more light emission than other lasers operating at a similar wavelength.


PAC AC Reformulyser M4 gas chromatography analyser

09 September, 2013

PAC has released the latest edition of its multidimensional gas chromatography analyser for fast group type analysis of gasoline and gasoline blend streams - the AC Reformulyser M4.


CDS model 5500 GC-TCD for pyrolyser systems

03 September, 2013

To better understand levels of fixed gases, CDS has designed an add-on feature to its trapping pyrolysers. By adding a small GC and TC detector to the outlet of the analytical trap, the user will be capable of analysing the fixed gases that are normally purged from the system before analysing pyrolysates from a sample.


Next Instruments OdourScan Model 2000 Electronic Nose

02 July, 2013

The OdourScan Model 2000 Electronic Nose has been developed to provide the food industry with a rapid means of detecting and quantifying odours and smells.


Robust oxygen analyser helps composting process for organic fertiliser

29 April, 2013

An organic fertiliser manufacturer has selected Michell Instruments’ XZR500 to monitor oxygen levels in its composting process. The innovative process dramatically reduces the time taken to break down animal dung into a useable form and the XZR500 forms part of the control system.


Restek electronic leak detector for gas chromatographs

19 April, 2013

Restek’s redesigned leak detector is an important tool for the troubleshooting and routine maintenance of gas chromatographs. By checking for leaks often, the GC column and instrument will be protected from damage and loss of sensitivity.


Michell Instruments Condumax II transportable hydrocarbon dewpoint analyser

20 February, 2013

Michell Instruments has developed a transportable version of its hydrocarbon dewpoint analyser, the Condumax II. The latest version enables engineers to provide a fast response for investigations into the quality of natural gas wherever it is needed.


Industrial Scientific Tango TX1 Single Gas Monitor

13 February, 2013

Industrial Scientific has introduced the Tango TX1 single gas monitor that detects carbon monoxide, hydrogen sulfide, sulfur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide.


Micromeritics 3Flex Surface Characterization Analyzer

01 October, 2012

The Micromeritics 3Flex Surface Characterization Analyzer is a fully automated three-station mesopore-, micropore- or physisorption-ready instrument, including kypton capability for low surface area materials.


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