Recent Posts by Ryan Hayes

New Scientific Exchange Application Note Added

During volatile analysis, samples are purged with an inert gas in order for the Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) to be swept out of the sample matrix and onto an analytical trap. For years, the established and recommended purge flow rate and time has been 40ml/min for 11 minutes. However advances in instrumentation technology have led…
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Clean Water Act Methods Update Rule

On August 7, 2017 the Clean Water Act Methods Update Rule (MUR) was signed. The MUR is promulgating changes to analytical test procedures required under the Clean Water Act. Revised EPA methods and methods published by voluntary consensus bodies such as ASTM are included in the changes. Furthermore, the ability to apply for EPA review…
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Tier III Gasoline Regulations

Tier III Gasoline Regulations New laws have taken place in the US that change the way the country emits CO2.  Tier III regulations will address vehicle emission standards and sulfur dioxide emissions from gasoline. Say goodbye to sulfur and tail-pipes. Refineries will cut sulfur content in gasoline from 30 parts per million to 10 parts…
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