Contact for this Instrument: 

Jeremy Harper

Email: 
jph217@psu.edu
Phone: 
814-865-7802
Equipment full name: 
California Analytical Instruments 700 FTIR Analyzer

Description:

The analyzer provides fast, continuous measurement of gases that have an infrared absorption spectrum.  Gases currently available for the FTIR include:

Gas*

Calibration Range (ppm)

Ammonia (NH3)

0 - 1000

Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

0 - 1500

Carbon Monoxide (CO)

0 - 500

Nitric Oxide (NO)

0 - 1000

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2)

0 - 1000

Nitrous Oxide (N2O)

0 - 500

Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6)

0 - 100

Propane (C3H8)

0 - 100

Acetylene (C2H2)

0 - 100

Ethylene (C2H4)

0 - 100

Methane (CH4)

0 - 100

H2S as Sulfur Dioxide

0 – 1000

Sulfur Dioxide

0 - 1500

*Additional reference gases (available in CAI’s library) can be added upon request

Features:

  • 0.8 wave number (cm-1) resolution
  • High sensitivity with 10.2 meter optical path
  • Laptop controlled with OPUS software
  • Intelligent multi-point sampler

Example Applications:

  • Greenhouse gases
  • Biomass/landfill gases
  • Agricultural emissions
  • Vehicle emissions

Rental Cost includes:

  • Written standard operating procedures
  • Training on use, calibration, and maintenance as appropriate (as needed-depends on length of rental period)
Internal Rate: 
Equipment time: $7.50/hour; Operator time (field assistance): $36.51/hour
External Academic Rate: 
Equipment time: $11.77/hour; Operator time (training): $57.28/hour
External Non-Academic Rate: 
Equipment time: $12.14/hour; Operator time (training): $59.11/hour
Techniques: