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Gas analysers – extractive or in-situ?

There are two main options for gas analysis in industrial processes or emissions; the analyser can be located inside the gas stream (in-situ), or a sample can be removed from the gas stream (extractive) and transferred to an external gas analyser. As a gas analyser developer and manufacturer with a

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Demonstrating environmental compliance for over 24 years

In order to demonstrate compliance with environmental regulations, LANXESS, a leading specialty chemicals company, has been using Signal Group Flame Ionisation detectors (FIDs) at its facility in Baxenden, UK, since 1998. The site manufactures and sells urethane prepolymers (conventional, in solvent and low free monomer), blocked isocyanates (in water or

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AQE launch for next-gen certified FIDs

  Signal Group, the UK developer and manufacturer of advanced gas analysis and calibration instrumentation, has submitted both portable and fixed VOC analysers for MCERTS certification, and the company’s stand (D11) at AQE 2022 will feature both instruments. The 3010 MINIFID rugged, portable, heated FID VOC analyser has been designed

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Researchers investigate ammonia fuel for marine decarbonisation

A group of academic and industrial partners have been awarded a £5.5million grant by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to accelerate understanding, technologies and policies relating to the use of ammonia as a sustainable fuel. The project begins in June 2022 and will run for 5 years.

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Did you know?

Our S4 units are capable of having all the flows, pressures and temperatures read and adjusted remotely via the internet. This together with the out of limit alarms may be messaged to Signal Group where the service department can check the readings and adjust the settings if necessary. All S4

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Rapid service assures environmental accreditation

In April 2022, Leeds based Alkali Environmental was awarded UKAS and MCERTS accreditation for its emissions testing services. However, just three weeks before the MCERTS audit, a vital piece of the company’s in-house instrumentation required urgent service and repair, so the company faced the very real prospect of having to

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Gas analyser helps optimise carbon canister performance

Many Signal Group customers employ the company’s gas analysers to measure the combustion emissions from engines that are under development. However, internal combustion engine vehicles also represent an opportunity for evaporative emissions, so vehicles are fitted with a carbon canister to prevent such releases. MAHLE ANAND Filter Systems – India,

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Rush to clean energy prompts demand for ammonia analysers

The global stampede to develop clean energy sources has prompted a demand for ammonia analysers from the developers of engines that will be capable of using ammonia as a fuel. In response, Signal Group has developed a new ammonia analyser, the S4 Nebula, which employs tunable diode laser spectrometry (TDLS). 

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New stove emissions regulation sets a minimum standard

From 1st January 2022, a new regulation will impose Ecodesign requirements for solid fuel local space heaters. Regulation (EU) 2015/1185 24/5/2015 describes the requirements which will harmonise energy consumption, particulate matter (PM), organic gaseous compounds (OGC), carbon monoxide (CO) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) emission requirements for solid fuel local space

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Signal Group expands range of service contracts

Signal Group (UK), the gas analyser manufacturer, has announced the launch of a new flexible range of service contracts, which enable customers to determine the level of service required. “No two companies are the same,” explains Signal Group Service Manager Roy Kinslow, “so it makes sense for us to offer

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