We are a small company in San Francisco that makes the best mobile black carbon sensors available.
Instrument overhaul service
We are now offering instrument overhaul service to refurbish older instruments to like new condition with new AethLabs components that have been modified to improve stability and reduce sensitivity to mechanical shock. Pumps are rated to a few thousand hours and older pumps may have stability or reliability problems. Batteries also need to be replaced every so often. You can read more about our service options on the request quote page.Request a quote for service
Black Carbon, or Soot, is the second-leading cause of global warming, may account for half of Arctic warming, and makes people sick - it is a leading cause of respiratory illness and premature death.Read more
What is a microAeth?
The microAeth is a self-contained, pocket-sized instrument with flow control, data storage, and battery and makes it's analysis by collecting particulates on a replaceable filter strip and utilizes the Aethalometer optical absorption technique to determine the mass concentration of Black Carbon in real time. The data can then be downloaded to a computer or uploaded to a server for subsequent processing and visualization.