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What Is a Smoke Opacity Meter and How Does an Opacity Meter Work?

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What is a smoke opacity meter? A smoke opacity meter is a device used to diagnose the proper functioning of diesel engines. The amount of light blocked in the smoke released by diesel engines from vehicles, trucks, ships, buses, motorcycles, locomotives, and large stacks from industrial operations are detected and measured using opacity meters. The […]

Why Opacity Meters Are Necessary for Measuring Emissions

White Combustion Analyzer with list of gases on the left

The need to measure and control emissions released from ignitions is at an all-time high. While various guidelines have been implemented to control and limit emission release, many industries still require coal and oil-powered systems causing smoke and residue release. Even with the rising number of industries switching to cleaner flammable gasses, the use of […]