Environmental Monitoring | Air Particle Counters

Ormantine Air Particle Counters

Scientific studies have found an association between exposure to particulate matter emissions and significant health problems. The Air Particle Counters are affordable instruments which can monitor indoor air quality in homes and workplaces.

The DC1700 is a premium model with the following benefits:

  • Internal battery operation for up to 6 hours of continuous use.
  • Generous storage capacity (approximately 10,000 samples).
  • PC interface for data transfer.
  • Internal clock to date-time stamp readings.
  • Mains or battery operated.

Gradko also offer the DC1100 as a lower cost alternative. This unit has the following features:

  • Available with or without a PC interface.
  • Several calibration options.
  • Some data storage capabilities.
  • Connection to external 12V battery (battery not included).
  • Mains or battery operated.

Dust, mould, pollen, bacteria, tobacco smoke, pet dander, dust mite debris and more fall in to the particle size categories below – levels of particulates are reported according to two standard calibration ranges:

  • DC1100:
    • PM1.0 and PM5.0 – SALE – ask us for discounts.
  • DC1700:
    • PM0.5 and PM2.5
    • PM2.5 and PM10

Ambient air quality varies greatly even within a period of 24 hours, windows and doors are opened or closed, the air conditioning comes on, building or other work activity commences or any number of other factors. The air particle counter will show variation in the levels of particulate pollution throughout the day.