Dust Monitoring

 Drew Dintaman: Welcome, everyone. My name is Drew Dintaman. I'm from Aeroqual. I'd like to welcome you to the very first episode of the Air Quality Matters video series, where we're going to talk about all things air quality that matter to you. My first guest on this interview series is going to be Mick Pocock from Specto Technology. So Mick, how are you doing? Mick Pocock: Thank you very much for having me on your show. Looking forward to speaking about all things air quality and some current topics at the moment:...

 Today we're going to show you how to configure your Aeroqual Ranger alerts and what happens if you reach an exceedance. Press and hold the left arrow key, and it will take you into the settings menu Scroll down to the alarms Press the right arrow key or the center button, and it will take you into the alarm section Configure your trigger and your warning levels, along with the volume Pres and hold the left key to go back to the main menu If you go into an environment...

 One of the main benefits of the Aeroqual Ranger is that you can now view your data on Aeroqual Cloud. The first step in getting the device connected to Aeroqual Cloud is to configure the wifi. To do this: Enter the settings menu by holding the left arrow key Scroll to the wifi menu Turn the access point on This will enable the access point, and the prompt will tell you what your access point name is along with the password Go into your browser, type the web address in to...

 Today we're going to show you some of the features of our new Aeroqual Ranger. We can plug in a sensor head and it will start reading data right away. Start on a splash screen and press any button to continue. This will allow you to take readings. One of the improvements with the Ranger is that you can now hot swap sensor heads. So without turning the device off, you can remove one sensor head, plug in a different one, and it will immediately start taking readings with that...

 Aeroqual Ranger from Specto Technology can now report AQIs for specific pollutants. Currently, we only have an AQI programmed for a PM2.5 channel. In the near future, we'll be releasing different gases and particulates. To access the PM2.5 AQI: Go into Settings - Menu Scroll down to AQI If it's not already on, turn it on and pick a specific index. Once the AQI is turned on, press and hold the left arrow key to go back to the main menu By either pressing left or right, you can scroll through...

Selecting the Right Dust Monitoring Equipment – A Comparison of Dust Monitoring Equipment Industrial operators have long known that prolonged exposure to the fine dust particles generated by construction projects that involve excavation or earth-moving can be hazardous to human health, contributing to both lung and cardiovascular disease. In order to prevent these harmful effects on workers at the project site and residents in surrounding communities, operators are required to measure the concentration of airborne pollutants or particulates generated by construction and remediation site activities in order to ensure that the...