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Air Quality Monitors | Ambient Particulate

Ambient /Regulatory / Chemical Speciation

Met One Instruments, Inc. entered the particulate monitoring market in 1995. In a few short years, we have become a major player in ambient air monitoring around the world. The BAM-1020, the portable E-BAM and the E-SAMPLER are the preferred instruments for government agencies and industry domestically and overseas. They are user-friendly, accurate, robust, unique and low-maintenance. The BAM-1020 is the ONLY BETA MONITOR MADE IN THE USA. The E-BAM and E-Sampler technology has no competition.

Comparison of Met One Instruments Air Monitors

  BAM-1020 BAM-1022
Applications Criteria and regulatory monitoring, air quality networks. Criteria and regulatory monitoring, air quality networks.
Method Stepwise semi-continuous beta attenuation mass measurement method In-line continuous beta attenuation mass measurement method
Lower Limit of Detection (μg/m3) (2σ) <4.8 (1-hour)
<1.0 (1-day)
<4.8 (1-hour)
<1.0 (1-day)
US-EPA Designations PM10 (EQPM-0798-122)
PM2.5 (EQPM-0308-170)
PM2.5 (EQPM-0715-266)
PM10-2.5 (EQPM-0709-185)
PM2.5 (EQPM-1013-209)
Other Certifications TUEV, MCERTS, CNEMC, JIS, AACMS, NRC NRC
Power Requirements 110-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz 400 VA 110-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz
Portability Transportable.
Must be installed in permanent shelter or temperature-controlled portable shelter
Semi-portable, rooftop or ground-level installation.
Comes with integrated, self-contained shelter.
  E-BAM + E-FRM
Applications Emergency responder applications, fence-line monitoring. PM10 criteria and regulatory monitoring. Criteria and regulatory monitoring, air quality networks, regulatory auditing
Method In-line continuous beta attenuation mass measurement method US-EPA designated reference sampler Appendix L 40CFR Part 50
Lower Limit of Detection (μg/m3) (2σ) 6 (1-hour)
<1.5 (1-day)
 
US-EPA Designations PM10 (In process) PM2.5 (RFPS-0315-221)
Other Certifications NRC NRC
Power Requirements 110-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz 110-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz
Portability Portable, rooftop or ground-level installation
Comes with integrated, self-contained shelter.
Portable, rooftop or ground-level installation
Comes with integrated, self-contained.
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