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STS at ADBA 2018

Posted on 25th June 2018 at 3:25 pm
STS at ADBA 2018

STS Instruments will be exhibiting again at this years ADBA conference. This year we have teamed up with Impsex Diagnostics to bring the SILOXANE MONITORING CENTRE to the NEC for the first time. Imspex and STS both offer monitoring and analysis...

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STS back at ADBA

Posted on 19th March 2018 at 10:15 am
STS back at ADBA

STS will again be exhibiting at this years ADBA show at the Birmingham NEC on the 11th & 12th July but this year will be a bit different - look out for an announcement in the coming weeks!

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Siloxane Monitor Installed

Posted on 8th February 2018 at 10:35 am
Siloxane Monitor Installed

STS have now completed the installation and commissioning of the first Siloxane Monitoring unit for Southern Water /Clarke Energy at the Millbrook Waste Water Treatment Works. The monitor has been set up to measure the raw input from the gas...

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STS to install 1st monitor for Southern Water

Posted on 18th January 2018 at 5:05 pm
STS to install 1st monitor for Southern Water

STS Instruments have got the go-ahead to install the first Siloxane Monitor solution for Southern Water at their Millbrook waste water treatment plant. The installation is being made to support Clarke Energy in the protection and optimisation of...

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Investigating Siloxanes in Food Waste

Posted on 7th December 2017 at 12:50 pm
Investigating Siloxanes in Food Waste

Silicone and Siloxane use in food preparations – consequences for Energy from Food Waste Processors Introduction The redirection of food waste streams from landfill to recovery of energy in Combined Heat and Power plant (CHP) is beneficial in...

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First trials of Siloxane Monitor in Italy

Posted on 10th November 2017 at 3:00 pm
First trials of Siloxane Monitor in Italy

STS is running a trial of its online Siloxane Monitor in Italy for the first time. The trial is being run to prove concept for the customers who operate on a number of landfills in Italy and South America. Using a demonstration instrument will...

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Origins of Siloxanes

Posted on 6th November 2017 at 11:25 am
Origins of Siloxanes

But where do the siloxanes in biogas come from? CHP plant running on biogas from landfills or AD plant in sewage works accumulate silica on internal surfaces, which is visible as a white deposit. The silica comes from the burning of siloxanes, which...

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Viridor sites clock up 11,000 readings

Posted on 10th October 2017 at 3:25 pm
Viridor sites clock up 11,000 readings

STS Siloxane Monitors have been installed on 2 of Viridor's landfill sites for over 2 years and have just clocked up over 11,000 readings. The consistency and integrity of the data has provided Viridor with vital information on the health of their...

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Delta Instruments at Biocycle

Posted on 13th September 2017 at 10:50 am
Delta Instruments at Biocycle

STS Instruments are delighted that Delta Instrument llc are again exhibiting at the Biocycle conference in Portland-Oregon USA (16th -19th October) and will have the STS Siloxane Monitor on display. Delta are able to offer the monitor, installation...

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STS Siloxane Monitoring Process

Posted on 13th July 2017 at 11:30 am
STS Siloxane Monitoring Process

For anyone who is unsure where Siloxane Monitoring fits in the Biogas and landfill gas process then here is a quick animation to show the process. STS Siloxane Monitor Process It may seem like a rather simple statement but it is really a very simple...

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STS Appoints first Distributor

Posted on 12th December 2016 at 11:15 am
STS Appoints first Distributor

STS is very pleased to announce that they have signed an exclusive distribution contract with ES -Equipments Scientifiques based in Garches France. The agreement covers the whole of France , Belgium and Switzerland for the provision, installation...

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Multi point monitoring now available

Posted on 14th October 2016 at 12:30 pm
Multi point monitoring now available

STS Instruments are now able to offer multipoint sampling for siloxanes in Biogas Plants supplying CHP engines. Using a system of automatic solenoid valves customers can now choose to sample at up to 3 different points in the gas chain. This...

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Severn Trent buy into Siloxane Monitoring

Posted on 3rd October 2016 at 4:35 pm
Severn Trent buy into Siloxane Monitoring

Severn Trent Food Waste Plant have become the latest customers to order STS's online Siloxane Monitor system. Following a successful trial ST have ordered the unit to protect their engines from Siloxane damage by careful management of their Carbon...

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United Utilities order 1st Monitor

Posted on 9th June 2016 at 12:10 pm
United Utilities order 1st Monitor

STS Instruments have received the first order from United Utilities for their online Siloxane Monitoring system. The order comes following a succesful 6 week trial earlier this year at UU's Davyhulme STWs where there are 5 CHP engines housed. The...

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Severn Trent Green Power Trial

Posted on 9th June 2016 at 11:50 am
Severn Trent Green Power Trial

STS Instruments have comenced a 6 week trial with Severn Trent Green Power at one of their Food Waste AD plants. The trial using STS's Siloxane Monitor system aims to rapidly identify when Siloxane breakthrough occurs in the sites activated carbon...

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Viridor invests in more Siloxane Monitoring

Posted on 18th December 2015 at 2:15 pm
Viridor invests in more Siloxane Monitoring

Waste and Recycling specialist Viridor have just installed their 2nd STS Siloxane Monitor at their Broadpath landfill site. This follows the installation six months ago at the Viridor Calne landfill site. Both of these sites have large CHP engines...

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