Why choose Brechtel products over others? Ask any of our customers and the first thing they will say is we provide superb service. Next they will describe our expertise and flexibility in adapting our technologies to suit their specific needs while staying within their budget. Finally, they will appreciate the great price they received for the high quality solution we delivered!
When you buy a product from Brechtel you become a member of our “family” – if you have troubles down the road and need help quickly to get back up and running, we respond to make sure you get what you need.
How are you going to get your sample to your instruments with minimal particle losses? Do you need to worry about how ambient humidity variations will affect your sampling efficiency?
With our in-house aerosol wind tunnel, cloud chamber and years of inlet design experience we can answer your questions and solve your sampling problems. Whether you are trying to develop an isokinetic inlet for a moving platform, a new method for distributing sample flows to multiple instruments, or a system for measuring ambient cloud droplets – contact us and we’ll propose the most cost-effective solution possible to satisfy your needs.
Particle Sizing and Counting
If your measurement needs include sizing and counting aerosol, our Scanning Electrical Mobility Sizer, Humidified Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer and Mixing Condensation Particle Counter have logged thousands of continuous ambient sampling hours at coastal sites, mountain sites, the South Pole, on ships at sea, and even on-board aircraft at 40,000 ft. We pay attention to the needs of real-world field sampling applications so you don’t have to worry about your instrument reliability. With data post-processing tools written in easy-to-use IGOR(™) software procedures, we make it easy to mine your data and produce publication-ready plots.
Chemistry and Black Carbon
Particle chemistry is complex, so is black carbon. Do you need to sample major water soluble species? Looking to better understand local sources of black versus ‘brown’ carbon? Interested in water soluble organics? Take some of the complexity out of these complex measurements by employing our Particle into Liquid Sampler (PILS) for applications where you need to know the ambient concentration of water soluble species like sulfate, nitrate and ammonium or our Tricolor Absorption Photometer when you want a simple-to-use measurement of black carbon.
Research and Development
Through numerous Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants from ONR, NSF, NOAA and DOE, Brechtel has developed and commercialized over 10 new aerosol measurement devices to facilitate research on climate change and air quality. We fill an important niche in the marketplace as a developer of cutting-edge methods that individual research groups would otherwise have to develop themselves.
By taking on the challenge to successfully develop new techniques and create field-ready solutions, we let our customers focus on their science instead of the tools to conduct the science. Contact us with your R&D application to discuss how we can solve your needs.