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February 28, 2014 629 Views

EPA boiler compliance tune-up deadline just three weeks away!

Back in late 2012 and early 2013, the EPA finalized changes to the Clean Air Act standards for area source and major source boilers. (40 CFR 63, subparts JJJJJJ and subpart DDDDDD respectively).  The deadline for completing initial tune-ups is coming up fast: March 21, 2014, and the deadline for submitting notification of compliance status for tune-ups is July 19, 2014.

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February 25, 2014 662 Views

How do I handle lunchtime during a noise survey?

Lately, we've had a lot of customers rent our area sound level and personal noise exposure instruments to help design and implement their hearing protection programs. By knowing the source of loud ambient noise or measure workers' day-long exposure to noise, they can determine where workers need to be using hearing protection gear, like noise-cancelling headphones or ear plugs.

February 19, 2014 1389 Views

Solving a Testo 350 emissions analyzer sensor zeroing issue

Before we send any instrument to a customer, our technical team makes sure the unit is in good working order, runs a calibration, and checks all the parts.

Recently, one of our technicians ran into a problem with a Testo 350 combustion analyzer.

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February 17, 2014 655 Views

Printing failed fit test reports from TSI Portacount Pro respirator fit test systems

Recently, we’ve had customers who use the TSI Portacount respirator fit test system ask us how to generate reports for both passed and failed fit tests. By default, both the Portacount and the compatible FitPro software only store passed fit tests to the database.

February 14, 2014 566 Views

Noise monitoring is the new black

When I think of noise in my life, a couple of situations pop into my head: