We offer complex emissions testing using Fourier Transform Infra-Red (FTIR), to analyze multiple parameters simultaneously. During FTIR gas analysis, we identify and quantify gas compounds in stack emissions at industrial sites to help customers make accurate, data-supported decisions to improve their processes and lower emissions.
Benefits of FTIR gas analysis
FTIR is one of the most powerful emissions measurement techniques available allowing us to test for multiple complex parameters simultaneously and in real time. Instant emissions data allows for direct comparisons between process conditions and actual emissions, allowing us to simultaneously analyze gaseous organic and inorganic compounds onsite, and report live data to the customer.
Our FTIR gas analysis services
We analyze complex parameters such as speciated VOCs, sulphurous compounds, and gases including NO, NO2, N2O, CO, CO2, CH4, HCl and NH3. Heterogeneous compounds made up of two different molecules absorb Infra-Red light at specific and known frequencies allowing for a unique Infra-Red fingerprint to be determined.
Pharmaceutical FTIR Process Emissions Monitoring
We are highly experienced in the pharmaceutical sector conducting Process Condition Trials which produce data that help clients understand, control and improve their on-site processes.
The Element Advantage
Emissions experts within our Centre of Technical Excellence hub have the industry experience to interpret the FTIR spectra in detail and identify specific compounds and concentrations. As emissions data is immediately available to our clients and we can give feedback on process conditions in real-time.
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Ambient Air Quality
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Biogenic Carbon 14 Emissions Monitoring
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e-Mission Portal for Stack Emission Testing
Find out more about e-Mission portal, our groundbreaking industry online tool allowing you to plan and track your stack emission testing programs and trend your data.
Environmental Impact Assessments
Element’s industry experts provide environmental impact assessments for air quality, noise, and vibration, which must be closely considered through the planning process.
Stack Emissions Testing
Find out how our stack emissions testing services help our customers to prevent exposure, reduce emissions, improve air quality and achieve regulatory compliance for the industrial installations they operate.
Temporary CEMS Emissions Monitoring
For industrial sites encountering an unexpected breakdown of their CEMS emissions measurement instruments, our team will quickly devise a CEMS recovery plan based on your monitoring requirements and processes.
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Environmental Compliance & Safety
Element’s industry-leading environmental compliance and safety services help our customers to demonstrate the highest possible standards of environmental compliance and socially responsible performance.