CleanAir Stack Testing

Jim Guenthoer: The Successful Stack Test

Sep 27, 2018

In these inaugural episodes of CleanAir's podcast series Hot Air, I sit down with Jim Guenthoer to talk about the elements necessary for a successful stack test. Jim brings his 40+ years of stack testing experience to the table and provides lots[…]


infoBits: Sampling Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) from Stacks

Jul 25, 2018

1. Hydrogen Chloride (HCl) is an acid gas classified as a Hazardous Air Pollutant (HAP), and is identified as harmful to the environment and human health. HCl is highly corrosive and can damage metal structures over time. It is also highly water[…]


Sorbent Tube Method Approved for HCl Measurement on Coal-fired EGUs

Jul 17, 2018

The U.S. EPA recently “upgraded” Other Test Method 40 (OTM-40) to an approved alternative method (ALT-129) for coal-fired Electric Generating Units (EGUs) subject to 40 CFR Part 63 Subpart UUUUU, otherwise known as the Mercury and Air Toxics[…]


infoBits: Condensable Particulate Sampling Bias

May 4, 2018
  1. Particulate is defined by the method used to measure it. Unlike chemically distinct emissions like carbon monoxide or nitrogen oxide, “particulate” can be composed of many different distinct compounds. Some of these compounds may be volatile[…]


What to Know About Conducting a Performance Specification 11 (PS-11) Test

Mar 22, 2018

Performance Specification 11 (PS-11) establishes the initial installation and performance procedures required for evaluating the acceptability of a particulate matter (PM) continuous emission monitoring system (CEMS). 


Preparing for a Successful Stack Test

Aug 14, 2017

A successful stack test begins long before your favorite stack testing company arrives at your facility. In fact, a successful stack test begins before you choose a stack testing company! When you are planning for your test, the first thing to do[…]