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August 29, 2012 881 Views

Getting data from a 3M QUESTemp II personal heat stress monitor to your Windows 7 PC

With the extreme heat this summer, several customers have made use of our new 3M QUESTemp II personal heat stress monitors. But with everything, testing is only half the battle. What’s really important is the data the monitor collects. 

August 20, 2012 528 Views

VIDEO: TSI PortaCount Pro respirator fit testers: Quick-start tutorial videos

Respirator fit testing is required annually by federal law for employees who wear full- and half-face SCBA masks. So, it's no surprise that the TSI PortaCount Pro quantitative respirator fit test systems are so popular with our rental customers.

June 28, 2012 485 Views

Test and Detection Instrumentation: Should I buy or should I rent?

Since my job is to rent you stuff, you'd expect me to say "Rent. Rent now. Rent often... And be sure you rent from me!" And I do believe that. But there are legitimate reasons to consider both renting and buying.

May 29, 2012 914 Views

Avoiding heat stress and heat-related illnesses

I don’t watch a lot of TV, but I admit: I really like the show Undercover Boss. It profiles how out of touch executives can be with their own employees, and how important it is for workers to feel connected to management.

May 23, 2012 739 Views

Respirator Fit Testing 101: Frequently Asked Questions

Since the beginning of RAECO Rents, the most frequently rented instrument has been the TSI PortaCount quantitative respirator fit testing system. And with those frequent rentals come the two very common questions. What equipment do I need to do a fit test? And what's a Fit Factor?