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CEMS & Protocol Gas

The Chicago “CEMS Center of Excellence” is proud to offer a comprehensive fleet of source emission analyzers, ambient air monitoring equipment, and EPA protocol gases. The facility is manned by our highly-skilled teams of technicians with over 40 years of combined experience working in the CEMS industry.

The Chicago “CEMS Center of Excellence” offers comprehensive repair and calibration services, as well as technical support and complete turnkey solutions. We have also partnered with manufacturers including J.U.M. Engineering and California Analytical Instruments to become the official repair center for their instrumentation. What is more, we have developed a unique QA/QC Test Facility to ensure maximum accuracy in the protocol gas sampling and emissions monitoring equipment that we supply.

Our 24/7 technical support provides effective and efficient assistance for all of the instruments that we rent and we can also help maintain the equipment that you own, so be sure to ask your sales representative about our repair and calibration services.


Ambient Air Monitoring
Ambient Air Monitoring

At Pine we have been supplying our customers with the right equipment for their ambient and perimeter air monitoring projects. We provide a wide range of analyzers, meteorological stations, and particulate measurement systems to suit your application, namely:

  • Continuous monitoring for benzene, ozone, carbon monoxide, sulphur dioxide, and nitrogen oxides
  • High volume sampling for particulates’, PCH’s and dixon/furans
  • Meteorological  stations and omni-directional sampling solutions

Pine provides the newest equipment from Thermo-Fisher, Tisch, Teledyne, Met One, and BGI to name a few. We can also build custom solutions if your project has unique requirements that may be outside the capabilities of a single instrument. Whether your need is short or long term, requires basic survey information or 24/7 continuous monitoring from the jobsite, we have what you need.

Pine provides a first-class technical support service as well as consultation on which product will be best suited for your needs. Our quality management system insures that all equipment is tested and calibrated to manufacturer’s specifications when you receive it. To find out more, please select from the products listed below.

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Analysis by Pollutant
Analysis by Pollutant

Pine has partnered with many of the top names in the industry in order to provide our customers with the instruments they need to analyze a wide range of pollutants, as well as becoming a trusted distributor and repair center for many of the brands which we carry.

Pine provides a first-class technical support service as well as advice on which product will be best suited to your needs. Our quality management system insures that all equipment is tested and calibrated to manufacturer’s specifications when you receive it. To find out more, please select from the products listed below.

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Combustion Analysis
Combustion Analysis

Pine has long been known by engineering professionals as a reliable source for all of their combustion analyzer needs. That is because we are continuously adding new equipment to our fleet in order to augment the capabilities we can provide end users for any combustion monitoring application, whether it be for a short-term spot checks or long term fine tuning of the combustion process. Customers doing this work want to quantify oxygen, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, sulphur dioxide, and total volatile organics on a short term real time basis.

The most typical applications include:

  • Fine tuning boiler inputs for combustion optimization
  • Determination of combustion by-products on industrial boilers and heaters
  • Quantification of constituent pollutants for compliance determination
  • Pollution control devise optimization
  • Relative accuracy testing audits

Pine carries multi-component analyzers utilizing best of breed technologies for the most accurate sampling and electro-chemical cell combustion units for portability with ease of use. We have partnered with ECOM America and have their full line of combustion analyzers in stock as well as combustion instruments from partners like Horiba Instruments and Testo, Inc.

Pine provides a first-class technical support service as well as advice on which product will be best suited to your needs. Our quality management system insures that all equipment is tested and calibrated to manufacturer’s specifications when you receive it. To find out more, please select from the products listed below.

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Emissions Monitoring Equipment
Emissions Monitoring Equipment

Pine’s CEMS “Center of Excellence” in Chicago is dedicated to providing continuous emission monitoring equipment, FTIR spectroscopy and protocol calibration gases. This facility was designed to provide state-of the-art QA/QC systems for equipment turnaround and repair, and is equipped with test benches for maintaining Pine’s fleet of continuous emission monitors, specific to each type of constituent pollutant analyzer. We are also the official repair center for J.U.M. Engineering in the US, and a California Analytical Instruments partner for repair in the Midwest.


Pine’s client base is diverse. Applications driving the use of CEMs instrumentation typically include:

  • Stack testing
  • Combustion efficiency monitoring
  • Quantification for hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) and Volatile Organics (VOCs)
  • FTIR (Fourier Transform Inferred ) Analysis
  • EPA compliance monitoring for CFR 40 Part 60 Appendix A
  • CFR 40 Part 60 and Part 75 compliance

We have also developed strong partnerships with leading manufacturers to provide the newest equipment from: Thermo Electron, California Analytical Instruments, J.U.M. Engineering, API/Teledyne, MKS, and Millennium Instruments. Pine is also a Tier 1 partner with Airgas and is their exclusive rental partner for protocol compliance gases in the US.

Pine provides a first-class technical support service as well as advice on which product will be best suited to your needs. Our quality management system insures that all equipment is tested and calibrated to manufacturer’s specifications when you receive it. To find out more, please select from the products listed below.

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Fourier Transform IR Spectroscopy (FTIR)
Fourier Transform IR Spectroscopy (FTIR)

CEMs professionals performing EPA Method 320, 321, or ASTM 6348-03, can rely on Pine’s comprehensive FTIR capabilities that encompass application development, just in time rentals, and custom mobile systems for short term rental and purchase. The following applications are typical uses for the FTIR:

  • Emission quantification for Subpart JJJJ  & Subpart ZZZZ
  • MACT studies for HAP compliance and surrogate determination
  • Stack testing methods 320, 321, & ASTM 6348-03
  • Process monitoring for ammonia and hydrogen chloride emissions
  • Realtime volatile organic speciation and formaldehyde analysis

We provide in-house technical training for every FTIR rental and for customers needing further assistance our highly skilled technicians are available for on-site installations, setup, and training. Pine has a complete line of support equipment for turnkey applications, or if needed or we can build you a complete FTIR system for long term installation. Be sure to ask about our mobile Voyager FTIR CART system!

Pine provides a first-class technical support service as well as advice on which product will be best suited to your needs. Our quality management system insures that all equipment is tested and calibrated to manufacturer’s specifications when you receive it. To find out more, please select from the products listed below.

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Protocol Calibration Gas
Protocol Calibration Gas

Pine has a Tier1 partnership with Airgas in order to provide protocol calibration gases to our CEMS customers. Working closely with Airgas, Pine has taken a “best of breed” approach to building gas handling systems, testing manifolds and regulator clean out stations, all designed by Airgas. Pine is the only Tier 1 partner to take advantage of this high level of QA/QC in order to manage calibration gases and equipment in the US.

The most common Protocols we carry are:

  • Oxygen/Carbon Dioxide (O2/CO2)
  • Carbon Monoxide (CO)
  • Nitrogen Oxides (NOx)
  • Sulphur Dioxide (SO2)
  • Propane and Methane

Pine carries protocol gases to offset the just in-time needs by customers who require the protocol gases to run their processes or shut down. Customers under EPA regulations CFR 40 part 60 and part 75 use our services as well as stack testing professionals performing CFR 40 Part 60 Appendix A analyzer method compliance sampling, namely Methods 3A, 6C, 7E, 10A.

Pine carries most protocols in values of 0-10ppm and up to 1% we also have specialty gases for HCl, NH3, HCHO, and speciated volatiles. Please contact us today and we will find the right fit for your needs.

Pine provides a first-class technical support service as well as advice on which product will be best suited to your needs. Our quality management system insures that all equipment is tested and calibrated to manufacturer’s specifications when you receive it. To find out more, please select from the products listed below.

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Sample Train Accessories
Sample Train Accessories

All types of stack sampling require conveying the sample to the metering or collection location. Pine carries a complete line of equipment for meeting the challenges of onsite direct extractive or dilution sampling.

The sampling conditions from source to source are always different and can require:

  • Heated probes and filter assemblies
  • Heated sample lines
  • Gas conditioning systems to remove moisture
  • In situ particulate filtering
  • Sample pumps
  • Tubing
  • Data acquisition systems

Pine stocks a complete array of heated sample lines, gas conditioning units, molecular sieves, In situ filtration, heated probes, cold probes, heated filter boxes, sample pumps, data acquisition systems, and FEP tubing. We partner with and carry: Thermo Electron, Technical Heater Sample Lines, Universal Instruments, PermaPure Dryers, Apex Instruments, Millennium instruments, ESC, and many more.

We provide technical assistance on what to rent and how to use it; we can consult on the right fit so you can get running quickly in the field.

Pine provides a first-class technical support service as well as advice on which product will be best suited to your needs. Our quality management system insures that all equipment is tested and calibrated to manufacturer’s specifications when you receive it. To find out more, please select from the products listed below.

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