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Specto Technology is pleased to announce the addition of the LS G6 Distance Meter  to our product portfolio.  The Loadsensing LS G6 Laser Distance Meter measures the relative distance between pairs of reference points. One of the two points can be a natural surface or target foils while the node can be placed at the other end point. Advantages of the LS G6 Laser Distance Meter It can be used to measure changes in the distance between walls, tunnel convergence, bearing and joint movements in bridges, lifting and placement of structures...

Top 3 Reasons to Automate Your Air Quality Monitoring Program Construction projects often create airborne contaminates that can impact the workers at the site and nearby communities. Dust and gases from demolition, excavation, construction, remediation and related activities can be harmful to human health and the surrounding environment. To decrease the harmful impact these types of activities can have on the public, protection agencies and government authorities require compliance with regulatory and reporting standards. In order to comply with these standards, operators need to implement a comprehensive, real-time dust monitoring program that simultaneously...

Specto Technology Announces Release of the Auto-Meteo Atomospheric Sensor for AMTS Units Specto Technology is pleased to announce the release of the Auto-Meteo which is a simple, effective, atmospheric sensor and datalogger that can be easily integrated with Automated Motorized Total Stations (AMTS). The Auto-Meteo was designed by Specto to take advantage of the usually empty ethernet port on the same modem used to control an Automated Total Station. The simple design and small size allow the Auto-Meteo to be integrated in to any AMTS installation with little to no modification of the...

Specto Technology Announces the Addition of the Sonitus EM2030 to Our Product Portfolio Specto Technology is pleased to announce the addition of the Sonitus EM2030 to our product portfolio. This fully automated, remote sound level monitor is designed for reliability in tough environments and features simple operation. Advantages of the Sonitus EM2030 With with automatic audio capture and compliance reporting, the EM2030 provides a reliable measurement system for all industrial and environmental applications. Intended for use in situations where you need reliable measurements with the minimum amount of effort, the EM2030 is ideal for...

Construction and demolition projects that involve excavation or earth-moving can potentially produce air-borne contaminants such as dust particles (PM10) and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) that can be harmful to the workers at the excavation site as well as those in surrounding communities.  In order to prevent lung irritation and disease, projects that involve excavation are subject to regulations such as the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation DER-10 Technical Guidance for Site Investigation and Remediation and associated Community Air Monitoring Plans (CAMP). Although DER-10 CAMP is specific to New York, other...

Blog Series: Automated Motorized Total Stations (AMTS): Common Issues and How to Correct Them (Blog 3 of 3) In our first blog in the “Automated Motorized Total Stations (AMTS): Common Issues and How to Correct Them” series, we explored Geometry and the how the proper geometry can ensure accurate monitoring. In the second blog, we looked at Reference Locations and the importance of ensuring the stability of reference prisms. In this blog, we will explore the issues of: Weather and Refraction. Defining Refraction Merriam-Webster defines refraction as the deflection from a straight path undergone by a light ray or...

Blog Series: Automated Motorized Total Stations (AMTS): Common Issues and How to Correct Them (Blog 2 of 3) In our first blog in the “Automated Motorized Total Station (AMTS): Common Issues and How to Correct Them” series, we explored Geometry and how the proper geometry can ensure accurate monitoring. We looked at the proper way to set up your Total Station Land Surveying Equipment network in order to get good, reliable measurements and concluded that Software Cannot Fix Bad Geometry.  In other words, if you have laid out your Automated Motorized Total Station...

Automated Motorized Total Station (AMTS): Common Issues and How to Correct Them Specto Technology offers hands-on, in-person training classes on the use of Automated Motorized Total Stations (AMTS) several times a year in our Linden, New Jersey Training Center. These trainings include a troubleshooting section which outlines the common issues that have been experienced with the Automated Total Station and how to correct them. If you have not had the opportunity to attend one of the sessions yet – or if you have attended a training and would like to revisit...

When we opened our Training Center in April of 2017, we did so with the vision of becoming the go-to resource for professionals in the Geotechnical, Structural and Environmental Wireless Monitoring industry. Our objective was to leverage the collective experience of the Specto Technology team and that of our partners to provide technical information and hands-on training to engineers, contractors, project managers and others in the monitoring field. We are proud to say that our Training Center and the courses provided over the past two years are a big hit...

Specto Technology is pleased to announce that Mick Pocock has joined the firm as Environmental Monitoring Manager. Mick will focus on developing and supporting the firm’s air quality monitoring products, that include Aeroqual’s dust and gas monitoring systems. This will include conducting training for customers, providing after-sale support and managing equipment calibration & servicing. “I am pleased to welcome Mick to the Specto team,” stated Edmund Kirby, General Manager at Specto. “I am confident that Mick’s extensive knowledge in conducting air quality and noise monitoring programs across a range of industries...