Posts tagged 'air quality'

Filters for air quality monitoring
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What types of filters are used for air quality monitoring?

Levels of airborne particulate pollution is measured as a means of monitoring air quality. Airborne particulates (PM) can be solid particles or liquid droplets. They come in different sizes, compositions and origins (i.e. natural or synthetic). This means they can all have differing effects on human health. PM2.5 and PM10 are two standard particle sizes that are monitored: Coarse particles...
Erlab Halo Sense
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How can I tell if my fume cupboards and LEV systems are sufficient for keeping the air clean?

Many processes in the lab and in industrial processes give off vapours or fumes, which can be harmful to health. Fume cupboards, fume hoods or LEV (local exhaust ventilation) systems are used to minimise the effects, by either absorbing or removing the vapours. But how can you tell if the fume cupboards you have are doing the job? Is there still pollution present even with fume hoods bein...
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