Combustion 101

Combustion of coal

Combustion is the process whereby a fuel is burned in the presence of oxygen to produce energy. The process requires a fuel, air and an ignition source (spark/flame), and results in carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, oxygen, nitrogen oxide, water vapor, and in the case of oil systems, smoke being released into the atmosphere […]

How to Connect a Gas Analyzer to iPhone via Bluetooth

How to Connect a Gas Analyzer to iPhone via Bluetooth

The Optima 7 is a powerful handheld Bio gas analyzer that can be used to measure seven different biogas and flue gas components simultaneously, or used as a portable biogas analyzer or methane gas detector. Data can be downloaded via mini-usb cable to a PC, or to an iPhone or Android device via bluetooth.   […]

A Personal Monitor is a Vital Piece of Equipment for Worker Safety

A personal monitor is essential when working in confined spaces

It is imperative that anyone working in confined spaces, or on sites where hazardous gases can accumulate, should have a personal monitor in their kit. Harmful gases can accumulate in confined spaces, where they can pose a risk to anyone exposed to them. As most of these hazardous gases are odorless, and therefore not easily […]

Curbing Emissions While Tuning Combustion Engines for Optimal Performance

An emission analyzer can optimize both engine and environmental performance of combustion engines.

  Anyone who owns or operates a boiler and wants to generate more power from their combustion equipment faces several challenges, as they need to comply with numerous economic, environmental, legal, political and technical regulations pertaining to atmospheric emissions. In order to maximize boiler performance while still complying with government regulated emission standards, it is […]

Anaerobic Digestion of Wastewater Sludge: A Primer

Anaerobic digesters at Black River wastewater treatment plant

Anaerobic digestion is the most commonly used method of wastewater sludge treatment, where the primary aim is to break down the sludge in order to minimize the volume that is left for disposal. During this process the organic matter is decomposed by anaerobic bacteria in an oxygen-free environment, producing carbon dioxide and methane gases and […]

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