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2010-05-13 08:30:00

DELTA, BC, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AirTest Technologies (TSXV: AAT) is pleased to announce that it has retained Mr. Paul Kacir as chief executive officer for its newly formed subsidiary ClairTec, Inc. ClairTec, an Arizona based company, will be responsible for providing direction and capital to develop, produce and market the new sensor technology. Mr. Kacir has a proven track record with over ten years of experience with hyper-growth, multi-billion dollar organizations. Mr. Kacir's...

2009-09-29 09:00:00

LEAGUE CITY, Texas, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Senscient will be presenting its ELDS open path gas detection technology and ELDS(TM) (Enhanced Laser Diode Spectroscopy) Series detectors at ISA Expo 2009, 6 - 8 October, Reliant Center, Houston, TX. In addition to demonstrations of the company's innovative ELDS line-of-sight open path gas detectors in the Senscient ISA Booth 1821 throughout the show, Jean Berthold, Senscient CMSO, will be presenting "Principles of Open Path Gas Detectors...

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2009-09-18 15:23:12

In the air, it is a serious pollutant. In the body, it plays a role in heart rate, blood flow, nerve signals and immune function. Nitric oxide, a gas well known to scientists for its myriad functions, has proven challenging to measure accurately outside the laboratory. A team of Princeton and Rice University researchers has demonstrated a new method of identifying the gas using lasers and sensors that are inexpensive, compact and highly sensitive. Such a portable device, suitable for...

2009-05-28 16:27:00

PITTSBURGH, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Draeger is expanding its family of single gas detectors with the launch of the Draeger Pac 3500 and Draeger Pac 5500. Designed for personal protection, these gas detectors measure the concentration of oxygen, carbon monoxide or hydrogen sulfide in the air. The Draeger Pac 3500 has a lifespan of approximately two years and the Draeger Pac 5500 has an indefinite lifespan with proper maintenance and servicing. Both instruments use minimal battery power and need...

2009-05-04 07:30:00

Under $750,000 Phase II Contract PASADENA, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC) a clean energy company with subsidiary operations in security-related systems and technology, has scheduled a mid-May 2009 field demonstration of its new detection and analysis system for identifying hazardous chemicals, explosives, industrial toxic gases, and the chemical components of improvised explosive devices (IEDs). The demonstration is part of a phase II...

2009-03-13 08:15:00

LEAGUE CITY, Texas, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Senscient welcomes Mr. Alan Skinner to fill the company's new sales manager position for the North, South and Latin American territories effective February 16, 2009. As Sales Manager, Americas, Alan will manage Senscient master agents and distribution partners with responsibility for sales of the ELDS Open Path Gas Detector (OPGD) product line. Alan brings to Senscient more than 30 years of gas detection industry experience that includes gas...

2009-03-11 11:22:03

A future sensor may take away a patient's breath while simultaneously determining whether the patient has breast cancer, lung cancer, diabetes or asthma. A University of Missouri researcher is developing a device that will analyze breath or urine samples for volatile markers inside the body that indicate disease. These volatile markers, such as alkanes, acetones or nitric oxide, give doctors clues about what is happening inside the body and can be used as a diagnostic tool.  ...

2008-10-15 09:00:37

RAE Systems Inc. (AMEX: RAE), a leader in delivering innovative sensor solutions to serve industrial, energy, environmental, and government safety markets worldwide, introduced MeshGuard(TM) a rugged single-sensor, battery-powered toxic gas detector integrated with a wireless mesh radio modem for detecting hazardous levels of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) or carbon monoxide (CO). The monitoring units are designed to operate in the full temperature range of -40 degrees to 122 degrees F or -40 degrees...

2008-10-01 15:00:44

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Industrial equipment industry is available in its catalogue. World Gas Detection Equipment Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p092512/World-Gas-Detection-Equipment--Market.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Gas Detection Equipment in Millions of US$. The main types of Gas Detection Equipment analyzed are Fixed Gas Detection Equipment, Handheld/Portable Gas Detection Equipment, and Detector...

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2008-08-11 10:20:00

Miniaturized ceramic gas sensors, originally developed for measuring oxygen levels for spacecraft re-entry vehicles, enables improved human breath measurement apparatus, better control of heater combustion thereby reducing pollution, and higher safety in fuel cell manufacturing. It all began in 1993 when the Institute of Space Systems (IRS) of the University of Stuttgart started to develop special ceramic gas sensors to measure oxygen distribution in the plasma wind tunnels used to test...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.