Stack Testing / Ambient Air

Stack Emission Testing Services

Pace Analytical is accredited by The American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) to meet three environmental standards; the Stack Testing Accreditation Council (STAC) for ASTM D7036 Standard Practice for Competence of Air Emission Testing Bodies (AETB), The NELAC Institute (TNI) as a Field Sampling and Measurement Organization (FSMO) and under ISO 17025 for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories. Each of our staff is certified as a Qualified Stack Testing Individual (QSTI).

Pace Analytical is a full service stacking testing firm, our experience includes all types of industries, manufacturing process control equipment and air permitted regulations. We have completed thousands of emission compliance tests, monitoring in more than 40 states and internationally. Our services in include process emission control evaluation, optimization and certification. Testing includes criteria pollutants and Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) under 40 CFR Part 51, Part 60, Part 61, Part 75 regulations:

  • Maximum Achievable Control Technologies (MACT)
  • National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)
  • New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)
  • Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD)
  • Title III and Title V Permits
  • Information Collection Rule (ICR) Emission Profiling
  • Clean Air Act Section 112 (r) for Regulated Toxic Substances
  • Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines (RICE Part 60 JJJJ & Part 63 ZZZZ)
  • National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)
  • Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR)
  • Trial Burn & Dry Sorbent Injection (DSI) Studies
  • Capture and Destruction Removal Efficiency (DRE)
  • Permanent or Temporary Total Enclosure (PTE/TTE)
  • CEMs and PEMs Certification (RATAs, CGA and COMs)

Testing services include ASTM, NCASI and EPA Procedures (including CTM & OTM) for;

  • Volatile and Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds
  • Total Hydrocarbons
  • Dioxins, Furans, PCBs & PAHs
  • Total Select Metals (TSM) & HAPs Metals
  • Mercury Testing
  • Acid Gases (HCl, HF, HBr, H2SO4)
  • Total Reduced Sulfur (TRS)
  • Hydrogen Sulfide
  • Particulates (Total PM, PM-10 & PM-2.5)
  • Combustion Gases (CO, CO2, NOx, O2, SO2)

Gas Phase Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy & with Gas Chromatography (FTIR/GC).

  • Test Methods: EPA Methods 318, 320 & 321, ASTM D6384 and NIOSH 3800
  • Compliance Testing, Process Evaluation and Optimization
  • Dynamic Concentration Range PPB to PPM to % Levels
  • Simultaneous Analysis of Volatile Organic Compounds and Inorganic Gases
  • Real Time Non-destructive Analysis, Results on-site, Raw Data Archived for Future Review

Industries Served
• Asphalt
• Agricultural Industries, Fertilizers
• Ethanol Production Facilities
• Cement & Lime Production
• Chemical Manufacturing
• Grain & Food Production
• Foundries, Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals
• Fuel Loading Terminals
• Natural Gas Production
• Medical & Pharmaceutical Industries
• Textiles Industry
• Mining and Mineral Processing Operations
• Petroleum Refining
• Incinerators (Medical, Municipal & Hazardous Waste)
• Electronics & Semiconductor Industries
• Coatings & Polymeric Materials
• Commercial Printing Operations
• Power Utilities and Cogeneration Facilities
• Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engine
• Pulp and Paper Industries
• Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturing
• Polymer, Resin & Rubber Manufacturing
• Wood Products Industries

Process Equipment Tested
• Industrial Boilers (Utility, Power & Recovery)
• Catalytic & Rengenerative Thermal Oxidizers
• Cyclone Dust Collectors & Baghouses
• Wet and Dry Scrubbers
• Electrostatic Precipitators
• Flares & Afterburners
• Turbines, Diesel & Natural Gas Engines
• Dryers & Coolers
• Kilns, Furnaces & Industrial Ovens

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