Chemical Plants

Wind Sensors and Weather Stations for Environmental Monitoring at Chemical Plants

Accurate Air Quality Monitoring

With increasingly stringent legislative limits on air pollutants released from chemical plants, accurate air quality monitoring is essential. Wind speed and direction information is a vital part of this process.

Emergency Response Planning

An emergency situation can arise at a factory not just from a chemical leak or spillage but also from sudden release of pollutants into the atmosphere via a smoke stack due to an internal processing problem. Under these circumstances accurate real time wind speed and direction data is vital for plume modelling, etc. so that an appropriate emergency response plan can be implemented.

Recommended wind sensors for chemical air quality...

  • WindSonic

    The Gill WindSonic is a low-cost 2-axis ultrasonic anemometer, providing wind speed (0-60m/s) and direction data in a robust housing. This anemometer has no moving parts, offering maintenance-free operation in a wide range of applications.

    Max Wind Speed 60m/s (134mph)
    Construction Luran
    Heated Option No
    Operating Temperature -35°C to +70°C
    Weight 0.5kg (17.7 ounces)
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  • WindSonic M

    WindSonic M has a hard-anodized aluminium alloy construction and optional heating system extending the operational temperature range. This rugged product is particularly suited to extreme environments.

    Max Wind Speed 60m/s (134mph)
    Construction Aluminium
    Heated Option Yes
    Operating Temperature -40°C to +70°C with heating
    Weight 0.9kg (31.7 ounces)
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  • MetPak

    MetPak is a compact, multi-sensor weather station. Monitored parameters include: Wind Speed & Direction; Air Temperature; Relative Humidity; Barometric Pressure and Dew Point.

    Max Wind Speed 60m/s (135mph)
    Construction UV stabilised white thermoplastic
    Operating Temperature -35°C to +70°C
    Weight 0.6kg (including 10m cable)
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  • MetPak Pro

    MetPak Pro is a professional weather station providing wind speed and direction, barometric pressure, temperature, humidity and dew point measurements, with capability to connect up to four auxiliary sensors and combine all inputs into one serial data output.

    Max Wind Speed 60m/s (134mph)
    Construction UV stabilised white thermoplastic
    Operating Temperature -35°C to +70°C
    Weight 1.1kg (including bracket)
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