Dairy Testing Dairy products are foods based on milk. Yogurt, cheese, kefir, butter — and milk, of course — are important foodstuffs around the globe. Regulatory agencies, food safety scientists, food technologists as well as dairy producers themselves may test dairy products using a variety of test chemicals. Some testing is designed to determine the… Learn More
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A common issue in many manufacturing facilities is large equipment that produces dust and fume. These particulates can get sucked into a building’s HVAC system, float around in the ambient air, and settle on surfaces. The thought of improving air quality may sound daunting when you have several hundred or several thousand square feet, tall… Learn More
A customer contacted Sentry Air because their work involved multiple parts cleaning stations each using shallow acetone baths. They requested a fume extraction solution that would help protect their employees from acetone vapor as well as reduce noxious chemical odor. The plan was to install multi-operator fume extractors that would filter the acetone before exhausting… Learn More
The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) recommends annual external maintenance checks of all portable fire extinguishers. In addition, OSHA has set internal maintenance requirements based on type of extinguisher. See below chart: Type of Extinguisher Test Interval (years) Soda acid (soldered brass shells) (until 1/1/82) (1) Soda acid (stainless steel shell) 5 Cartridge operated… Learn More
Halliburton is an oilfield service company. The Baroid arm of the company provides solutions to the challenging areas of fluids and waste management. Training center seeks to protect students Halliburton-Baroid installed a series of custom Sentry Air Ductless Fume Hoods in their training center for Field Service Representatives, who use chemicals and specialized tools to… Learn More
Cidex® is a well-known disinfectant in medical facilities. It is a 2.4% solution of glutaraldehyde and is frequently used to disinfect medical devices that can not be subjected to high-heat disinfection, such as endoscopes and bronchoscopes. It is also sometimes used as an all-purpose disinfectant. (Other trade names for glutaraldehyde-containing formulations include Sonacide®,Sporicidin®, Hospex®, Omnicide®,… Learn More