Air Monitoring

  • The world's smallest multimetric nanoparticle detector now available in the UK

The world's smallest multimetric nanoparticle detector now available in the UK

Nov 13 2018 Read 381 Times

Air Monitors has launched the Naneos ‘Partector 2’ – a handheld device for occupational exposure measurements, aerosol research and outdoor air quality monitoring. Using dual non-contact detection stages the Partector 2 measures lung deposited surface area (LDSA), particle number concentration and average particle diameter.

Traditional methods for measuring airborne particulate matter measure particle mass per unit air volume, usually with an upper size limit of x microns (PMx etc.). However, from a human health perspective, the particles of most interest are those that penetrate deep into the lungs; an application for which the Partector 2 is ideal.

In comparison with traditional nanoparticle detectors, the main advantages of the Partector 2 are that it provides all three measurements simultaneously, in a compact, lightweight instrument with a rechargeable battery that typically operates for 24 hours.

With a short warm-up time, the instrument can start monitoring in just 30 seconds. It also features a colour display for live graphical readings and has a high concentration alarm. Data are stored on a removable µ-SD card with enough space for years of data.

Read comments0

Do you like or dislike what you have read? Why not post a comment to tell others / the manufacturer and our Editor what you think. To leave comments please complete the form below. Providing the content is approved, your comment will be on screen in less than 24 hours. Leaving comments on product information and articles can assist with future editorial and article content. Post questions, thoughts or simply whether you like the content.


Digital Edition

International Environmental Technology December 2018

December 2018

In This Edition Business News - Celebrating 50 years of Swiss engineering in Manchester - Taking a closer look at algal blooms - Sonardyne acquires maritime and marine science technology sp...

View all digital editions

Events

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Jan 12 2019 Abu Dhabi, UAE

World Future Energy Summit (WFES 2019)

Jan 14 2019 Abu Dhabi, UAE

Energy from Biomass Combustion

Jan 15 2019 Leeds, UK

National Biodiesel Conference + Expo

Jan 21 2019 San Diego, CA, USA

Abwasser Praxis

Jan 23 2019 Offenburg, Germany

View all events