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Evaluation of a prototype portable microwave multi-gas analyzer.

Authors
Breuer-GM
Source
NIOSH 1981 Aug; :1-25
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00124096
Abstract
An evaluation of a portable microwave multigas analyzer for its efficacy in measuring air contaminants in a workplace environment is presented. The evaluation focused on portability for field use; and versatility for several compounds including acetonitrile (75058), acetaldehyde (75070), acetone (67641), carbonyl-sulfide (463581), ethanol (64175), ethylene-oxide (75218), isopropanol (67630), methanol (67561), propylene-oxide (75569), and sulfur-dioxide (7446095) stability of measurement; simplicity of use. The authors conclude that versatility and simplicity of operation were adequate, but stability and portability were not. They suggest a program for improvement.
Keywords
Gas-sampling; Analytical-instruments; Air-sampling-equipment; Air-quality-measurement; Monitors; Chemical-agent-detectors
CAS No.
75-05-8; 75-07-0; 67-64-1; 463-58-1; 64-17-5; 75-21-8; 67-63-0; 67-56-1; 75-56-9; 7446-09-5
Publication Date
19810801
Document Type
Other
Fiscal Year
1981
NTIS Accession No.
PB83-137190
NTIS Price
A03
NIOSH Division
DPSE
Source Name
Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, 25 pages, 6 references
State
OH
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