Category Archives: Air sampling

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)

Volatile Organic Compounds (in Dutch VOS, vluchtige organische stoffen) are a broad class of organic chemicals that easily evaporate at room temperature. They are found in a wide range of products, including paint, solvents, cleaning agents, air fresheners, and pesticides. VOCs can also be emitted by natural sources, such as plants and volcanoes. What substances […]

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Instruction and FAQ Tedlar bags

Would you like to use a Tedlar bag (or another type of gas bag such as Kynar, Multi Foil or Teflon) for taking air samples? There are various measuring methods, on this page we explain the simplest method using a Tedlar gas bag and an air sampling pump. In addition, we have collected the most [...]
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Comparison sample bags

Below is a comparison of three different gas sample bags which we have availabe; the Tedlar bags, FEP (Teflon) bags and Multi Foil Bags. Besides these bags we can also deliver Kynar (PVDF) and Nalophan bags. If you want to receive a quotation or if you have any questions, please contact us.  Tedlar bags   FEP […]


Using Tedlar Bags in CanSat Competition

Recently we have delivered our Tedlar Bags to Team Aiolos, a group of students participating in the German CanSat Competition 2021/22. In this competition, it is their goal to design and build an explorer the size of a beverage can, which gets launched up to 1000 m above ground by a rocket. While the explorer [...]
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Stability of samples in gas sample bags

This report was written by Linda Coyne, Cindy Kuhlman and Nicole Zovak from SKC Inc. The original title of this report is: The Stability of Sulfur Compounds, Low Molecular Weight Gases, and VOCs in Five Air Sample Bag Materials. does not take credit for this report. Sampling bags have been used for many years […]