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Main Title Evaluation of a Sorbent-Based Preconcentrated for Analysis of VOCs in Air Using Gas Chromatography-Atomic Emission Detection.
Author Oliver, K. D. ; Daughtrey, E. H. ; McClenny, W. A. ;
CORP Author ManTech Environmental Technology, Inc., Research Triangle Park, NC.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Atmospheric Research and Exposure Assessment Lab.
Publisher 15 Apr 92
Year Published 1992
Report Number EPA-68-DO-0106; EPA/600/A-92/251;
Stock Number PB93-121077
Additional Subjects Volatile organic compounds ; Air pollution ; Air samplers ; Absorbers(Materials) ; Carbon ; Gas chromatography ; Design ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB93-121077 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/08/1993
Collation 8p
The work establishes design parameters for the use of carbon-based multisorbent tubes used as preconcentrators of volatile organic compounds when sampling ambient air. The multisorbents were tested in a two stage configuration with a primary tube for collection and a secondary tube for focusing of the VOCs collected in the primary tube. A system consisting of a Dynatherm ACEM 900 preconcentrator, Hewlett-Packard 5890 gas chromatograph and 5921A atomic emission detector was used to establish VOC trapping and release efficiency and the optimum purge gas volume to remove water from the primary tube. Results will be used to design an automated gas chromatograph to meet the VOC monitoring requirements of Title I and Title III of the CAAA of 1990.