New LASER One Natural Gas Leak Detector is ATEX and IECEX Certified

Press Release Summary:

  • Comes with accurate detection of leaks of down to 0.5ppm in a response time of 2.5 seconds or 3.5 seconds with a probe
  • Detects methane using tunable diode laser absorption spectroscopy and is ideal for surveying networks
  • Can be used for both underground and above ground pipelines that warms up in just 30 to 60 seconds

Original Press Release:

Q.E.D. LASER One™ Natural Gas Leak Detector Now Available in North America

Leading instrument targets methane (CH4) detection and localization of leaks

Dexter, MI (DATE) – Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative environmental products and subsidiary of Graco Inc., introduces the Huberg LASER OneTM natural gas leak analyzer for sale in North America.

This state-of-the-art portable natural gas leak analyzer detects methane using tunable diode laser absorption spectroscopy. This highly-sensitive detector offers all of the advantages of optical detection in a highly compact and portable device, making it ideal for surveying networks.

The LASER One instrument provides precise and reliable findings when detecting methane leaks, with accurate detection of leaks of down to 0.5ppm in a response time of 2.5 seconds or 3.5 seconds with a probe. It is not sensitive to cross-gas contamination and does not require a gas cylinder for operation, which makes it ideal for the detection of natural gas leaks in underground natural gas distribution networks. However, it can be used for both underground and above ground pipelines and it quickly warms up in just 30 to 60 seconds. This is why the Huberg LASER One leak analyzer is trusted by leading natural gas mains distribution network operators (DNOs), and gas utility and service companies.

“Having a production and calibration facility means the Huberg LASER One natural gas leak analyzer gets great results since our lab has more precise methane quantification– this means higher accuracy, even with biogas leaks,” said Peter Bloem, Huberg Business Unit Manager for QED.

The LASER One instrument is ATEX and IECEX-certified for safe operation in Zone 1 areas. Proprietary software offers DNOs the ability to integrate into their data reporting systems.

Established in 1987, Huberg is known among industry professionals as a top manufacturer of safety instrumentation systems for gas suppliers. Through the years, Huberg has provided customers with well-engineered products, continuous innovation, professional information, consulting and customized services, all to guarantee the highest quality and reliability. QED acquired Huberg in 2019 and now distributes Huberg products to American markets.

For more information on the Huberg product line or how to become a distributor, contact QED Environmental Systems at (800) 623-2026 or visit www.qedenv.com.

About Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, Inc.
Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, a subsidiary of Graco Inc., is a leading manufacturer of innovative environmental pumping systems, landfill products, landfill gas products, and air strippers for use at landfills, mines, oil refineries and other industrial sites, as well as hazardous waste cleanup sites. Our products are used around the world for a wide range of environmental applications, including groundwater sampling, groundwater remediation pumping, landfill leachate and condensate pumping, landfill gas collection and control, landfill and biogas analysis, air stripping and VOC removal, and wireless data acquisition. Based in Dexter, MI, QED serves customers from support centers in Michigan, California and England. For more information, call 734-995-2547 or contact us at info@qedenv.com.

CONTACT: Kristin Nugent
McNeil, Gray & Rice
617-367-0100, ext. 148
kristin.nugent@mgr1.com

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