Mesa’s DryCal Division Releases New FlexCal H

Lakewood, Colorado, November 8, 2016 – Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLAB) recently released the FlexCal H, a highly-accurate, portable gas flow calibrator which offers flow ranges up to 50 LPM at 0.5% accuracy of reading. Mesa’s FlexCal combines the revolutionary DryCal technology with an unparalleled portability, accuracy, and flow range, making it the most state of…

Harmful Particulates Fill the Air in SE Asia

Slash-and-Burn Sends Smog to Singapore

The skies of Southeast Asia have been blanketed with a smoggy haze recently as raging fires throughout the area pump particulates into the air. Singapore experienced a particularly heavy blow as a result, and the country’s environmental agency states that the 3-hour pollution standards index hit an unhealthy level. Not only has this recent smog-pocolypse…

Use PPE when Working with Asphalt

Construction workers are being cautioned to lower their exposure to asphalt fumes. Despite warnings from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene, OSHA has yet to publish a permissible exposure limit to the contaminant. More than 50,000 workers are exposed to the fumes every year. According to OSHA, exposure can result in headache, skin rash, fatigue,…

Recent NIOSH Research Proves the RASCAL Can Sample both Respirable and Thoracic Particle Sizes

Reliable quantitative measurements of harmful particulates in industrial hygiene environments is paramount to worker safety, and different cyclones are meant to provide a convenient means to sample at various particle size cut points depending on regulatory requirements. A recent study from Dr. Lee, et al at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)…