Aeroqual AQM 65 Ambient Air Monitoring Station
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Aeroqual AQM 65 Ambient Air Monitoring Station

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The AQM 65 is a fully integrated air monitoring station that delivers ‘near reference‘ levels of performance. The size of a large suitcase it can measure up to 20 different gaseous and particulate pollutants and environmental parameters simultaneously. The AQM 65 offers the optimal balance between performance and price – measuring criteria pollutants to WHO air quality limits yet costing 3-5 x less than a traditional station based on analyzer technology.

With the AQM 65, you can continuously measure common air pollutants including ozone (O3), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), nitrogen oxides (NOx), carbon monoxide (CO), sulfur dioxide (SO2), volatile organic compounds (VOC), hydrogen sulfide (H2S), carbon dioxide (CO2), particulate matter (TSP, PM10, PM2.5, PM1), noise and meteorological parameters such as rainfall, temperature, humidity, pressure, wind speed, and direction.

Linked together in a network, and coupled with remote data acquisition, AQM 65s will form a lower cost, high-density ambient pollution monitoring system for a city or industrial perimeter. With near reference levels of performance, the AQM 65 ensures air quality data is reliable and robust and traceable back to recognized international standards e.g. USEPA (40 CFR Part 53) and EU (2008/50/EC).

The compact size has numerous advantages. The unit can be transported by car, carried by two people, and installed and operational in under 30 minutes. This makes deployment and relocation quick and easy. It also opens up monitoring locations that were previously inaccessible to traditional monitoring stations. Because the enclosure is small, the energy required for temperature control is much lower than for a traditional monitoring station. Lower power consumption opens up the possibility of a remote power supply and further decreases the total cost of ownership.

The modular design of the AQM 65 increases flexibility and makes maintenance and servicing easy. Order your AQM 65 with as many or as few sensors as you like – then purchase additional sensors when you need them. The sensors, packaged in modules, can be individually removed from the enclosure and sent away for servicing or simply swapped out for a new one. Such convenience decreases downtime and lowers the total cost of ownership. In a network, you can also move sensor modules from one monitoring location to another according to your needs.

Unlike other sensor-based instruments the AQM 65 is designed to be calibrated using standard calibration equipment used to calibrate ambient air quality analyzers. This ensures your measurements will be robust and traceable back to reference standards. We also offer calibration equipment specifically designed for the AQM 65 – the AirCal 1000 portable calibrator and the AirCal 8000 which comes fully integrated with your AQM 65 system.

The AQM 65 is supported by a global distribution network, meaning you’re never too far from a skilled technician ready to provide assistance and spare parts. In addition, Aeroqual’s online training system is free to all our customers, meaning you can become an expert on your AQM system before it even arrives.

Once the instrument operating system is installed- Aeroqual Connect – lets you access data, assess performance and diagnose faults remotely (if you choose to give us access, we can help with that too). Aeroqual Cloud offers even greater levels of convenience with enhanced browsing speeds, multiple user management, fail-safe backup, email and SMS alerts and access to your data even when your instrument is offline.
Features:

Continuously measure up to 10 common air pollutants

Continuously monitor up to 10 different environmental parameters

Small size opens up new monitoring locations

Install and start measuring in under an hour

Measure, log, report and respond all in real-time

Retrieve data remotely via a direct internet connection or cloud-based interface

Remotely configure, diagnose, and adapt via an online user interface

Modular design allows for ease of maintenance and repairs

Integrated automated calibration optional

Traceable back to USEPA (40 CFR Part 53) and EU (2008/50/EC) certified equivalent method instruments

1ppb detection of O3, NO2, NOx; <10ppb for SO2, H2S, and VOCs

Applications:

Urban air monitoring networks

National air monitoring networks

Roadside air monitoring

Industrial perimeter monitoring

Environmental impact assessments

Research and consultancy projects

Short term hot spot monitoring

Quantity must be 1 or more
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Specifications
Control SystemEmbedded fanless PC, Intel Atom N2600, 1.6GHz, 2GB RAM, 32GB SSD, Ubuntu Linux
CommunicationsStandard: WIFI, Ethernet (LAN) Optional: Cellular IP GPRS modem
Gas Sampling System InletInlet: Teflon, glass-coated stainless steel Pump: 12V brushless DC diaphragm
Thermal Management SystemDirect current compressor, R134a refrigerant, 12-24V 60W resistance heater
SoftwareConnect: runs on embedded PC, accessed via web browser (IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)
Cloud: runs on secure ‘cloud’ servers, accessed via web browser
Connect / Cloud Features: configuration, diagnostics, journal, calibration and data acquisition, plus SMS and email alerts
(optional), and auto data export via FTP and email (optional)
Power Requirements90*-264VAC, 47-63Hz
Typical draw: 100W** (depends on configuration and ambient temperature)
EnclosureOuter: IP65 rated aluminium skin with solar reflective coating
Inner: 40-50 mm layer of cross-linked PE foam insulation
DimensionsStandard: 1310Hx510Wx280D mm (includes inlet)
With AirCal 8000: 1310Hx655WX280D mm
Weight (installed): 30 Kg**
Environmental Operating RangeTemperature: -35°C to +50°C
Gas Calibration (optional)Portable: AIRCAL 1000 with gas dilution module and zero air source
Integrated: AIRCAL 8000 integrated system with gas dilution module, zero air source,
2 x regulators and span gas storage (excl. gas cylinders)
Factory Integrated & Tested Sensors
(optional)
Gill WindSonic (ultrasonic wind sensor)
Vaisala WXT520 (weather transmitter)
Met One MSO (weather transmitter)
Cirrus MK427 Class 1 (noise monitor)
Novalynx Pyranometer (solar radiation)
*Power supply efficiency derates at high ambient T (>50°C). Need 110VAC minimum at above 50°C.
**Configuration used for power consumption and weight: Embedded PC, Sample Pump, System Manager, NOx, NO2, O3, CO, PM10 + inlet heater, SO2, H2S (43W internal load);
Internal temperature set point = 30°C, Ambient temperature used is 30°C.
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