Carbon Monoxide and the Workplace

Carbon Monoxide and the Workplace

Carbon Monoxide and the Workplace Carbon monoxide poisoning is the most common type of fatal air poisoning in many countries. Carbon monoxide is colourless, odourless, and tasteless, but highly toxic. It combines with haemoglobin to...
Understanding Diesel Particulate Filters

Understanding Diesel Particulate Filters

Understanding Diesel Particulate Filters Definition ​Diesel particulate filters (DPF) are devices that physically capture diesel particulates to prevent their release into the atmosphere. Diesel particulate filter materials have been developed that...
Understanding Diesel Emissions Part 2

Understanding Diesel Emissions Part 2

Understanding Diesel Emissions (Part 2) Diesel Particulate Matter (DPM), perhaps the most characteristic of diesel emissions, is responsible for the black smoke/soot traditionally associated with diesel-powered vehicles. The diesel particulate matter emission is...
Understanding Diesel Emissions Part 1

Understanding Diesel Emissions Part 1

Understanding Diesel Emissions (Part 1) ​Diesel engines, like other internal combustion engines, convert chemical energy contained in the fuel into mechanical power. Diesel fuel is a mixture of hydrocarbons which — during an ideal combustion process— would produce...