Equipment rental - environmental monitoring and measurement

Simtars has a range of environmental monitoring and measurement equipment available for hire to the public.

Please contact us if you need help choosing and using the most appropriate equipment. We can also provide consumables, calibrations and sample analysis.

Air quality monitoring equipment

BrandModel Hire rate More information
Ecotech HiVol 3000 High Volume Air Sampler $150/day
$420/week
$850/month

A precision, flow-controlled sampler for monitoring of PM10 and TSP (compliant with AS/NZS 3580).

Further specifications available: Ecotech website.

Ecotech HiVol 3000 PUF Sampler $150/day
$420/week
$850/month

A modified high volume sampler that has a lower flow rate, with a high-pressure pump.

Used for sampling pesticides, PAHs, dioxins/furans with a filter/foam cartridge system.

Further specifications available: Ecotech website

Ecotech HiVol Sampler PM10 Size-Selective Head $50/day
$110/week
$250/month
A size-selective inlet (compliant to AS/NZS 3580.9.6:2015), designed for use with the Ecotech 3000 HiVol Sampler for PM10 sampling.
Ecotech HiVol Calibration Orifice $50/day
$110/week
$250/month
These calibration orifice plates are used for 3-point calibrations and in-field flow rate confirmation of the Ecotech Model 3000 High Volume Samplers.
Thermo Scientific™ Partisol 2000-FRM Series Low Volume Sampler $150/day
$420/week
$850/month

A low volume sampler for the sampling of PM2.5 and PM10 (US federal reference method).

Single filter, manual exchange.

Thermo Scientific™ Partisol Plus 2025 Sequential Low Volume Sampler $250/day
$520/week
$1050/month

Sequential sampling mechanism with a 16-filter capacity provides two weeks of unattended daily sampling.

PM10 sampling head included as standard.

Further specifications available: ThermoFisher Scientific website.

Thermo Scientific™ Tapered Element Oscillating Microbalance (TEOM) Continuous Ambient Particulate Monitor $300/week
$750/month

For monitoring TSP, PM10, PM2.5 and PM1 airborne particulates.

Further specifications available: ThermoFisher Scientific website.

BGI PM2.5 Very Sharp Cut Cyclone $50/day
$110/week
$250/month

For PM2.5 sampling with Partisol, BAM or TEOM samplers.

US EPA approved PM2.5 separator.

Gas monitoring equipment

BrandModel Hire rate More information
Industrial Scientific iBRID MX6 $90/day
$350/week
$900/month

Handheld device for the detection of hazardous levels of oxygen, toxic and combustible gas, and volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

Currently fitted with NH3, NO2, NO, CO, CO2 sensors (+ SO2 available as a swappable sensor).

BW (Honeywell) GasAlert Micro5 $90/day
$350/week
$900/month
Handheld device for the detection of CH4, H2S and CO.
Sarad Radon Scout $800/week
$2500/week

Highly sensitive instrument used for the detection of radon in ambient atmosphere or gas samples.

US-EPA certified. Battery or mains power, data download via cable of via modem for remote data transmission.

Resonance RMD Expedition mini- DOAS Price upon request.

A compact UV/visible spectrometer system designed for remote sensing of atmospheric gases and is the first of a series of spectrometers designed to have multi-gas capabilities.

Supplied with SO2 and/or NO2 calibration cells with cell holder, a laptop computer with installed software, calibrations and a miniature tripod.

Further specifications available at the Resonance website.

Gasmet™ DX4000 Portable FTIR Gas Analyser $1200/week
$4000/month
Also available for purchase. Price upon request.

Typically used in stack emissions monitoring, comparison measurements, catalytic process control and other applications where multiple gas compounds need to be accurately monitored in hot & humid sample gas.

Further specifications available at the Gasmet website.

Testo Testo 350 Portable Emissions Analyser $350/day
$1200/week
$3500/month

The Testo 350 is a portable emissions and combustion analyser suitable for service measurement, tuning and compliance testing on industrial engines, burners, boilers and gas turbines.

Currently fitted with NO, H2S, CO2 (NDIR), CO, SO2 and O2 sensors.

Noise monitoring equipment

BrandModel Hire rate More information
Larson Davis 831 Sound Level Meter $110/day
$400/week
$950/month

A robust and reliable Level 1 multi-function sound level meter.

Capable of measuring the full suite of parameters including real time third octave band analysis and fully customisable to produce downloadable files specific to the job at hand.

Comes with a Bruhl and Kjaer 94 dB calibrator, additional data storage USB, weather proof pelican case, tripod, wind sock and microphone extension cable.

Reference and field calibration equipment

BrandModel Hire rate More information
TSI DP-Calc Micromanometer $25/day
$50/week
$150/month
The TSI DP-Calc Micromanometer measures static, total and velocity pressures as well as pressure drops.
DeltaOhm HD211B.0 Platinum Resistance Thermometer and Barometer $25/day
$50/week
$150/month
Robust portable instrument capable of measuring absolute, relative and differential pressure and temperature.
MesaLabs Bios DryCal Defender 520 Flow Meter $90/day
$180/week
$350/month

Robust portable device for measuring volumetric flow, standardised flow, or calibration of devices that read in mass flow.

Comes with charger, flexible tubing and connection adaptors.

Miscellaneous equipment

BrandModel Hire rate More information
- Enclosed air-conditioned trailer $200/week
$400/month

A secure air conditioned trailer is essential for the operation of environmental gas analysers, TEOMs and Beta Gauge units, during continuous air monitoring projects.

They can also serve as a protective enclosure for other instruments as required.

Available fitted with analyser racks and work stations if required.

Why choose Simtars environmental equipment services?

Highly qualified and experienced staff

Simtars environmental staff routinely use the equipment available and can provide expert advice and troubleshooting assistance to ensure your project runs as smoothly as possible. Together with our highly experienced laboratory technicians, Simtars can assist with your experimental design and implementation to help you meet your monitoring objectives with compliant methods and meaningful results.

Accreditation and quality control

Our maintenance, calibration and quality control processes are accredited by the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA).