Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments are specialists in the measurement and monitoring of oil in water. We are experts in the application of UV fluorescence technology to the monitoring of steam condensate, cooling, and boiler feed water and other oily wastewater. We provide state-of-the-art continuous on-line oil in water monitors as well as bench-top single sample analyzers. Instruments are listed as oil content monitors, oil in water monitors, oil in water analyzers, trace oil monitors and leak detectors.
All Turner Designs instruments are manufactured under ISO 9001:2000 certification.
Turner Designs’ continuous on-line oil in water monitors are:
- California EPA certified
- USCG certified
- IMO certified
TD-500D portable oil in water meter
The TD-500D is a fluorometer designed for quick, easy and accurate measurements of lube, hydraulic and fuel oil in water. When properly calibrated with a correlation method or a known standard, the TD-500D can be used to determine concentrations of unknown samples. It features:
Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments
- Oil and grease analysis in less than four minutes
- Compatible with all popular extraction solvents
- No solvent evaporation
- Easy calibration with oil standards or correlation to other methods
- Minimum detection limit less than 1ppm for most oils
- Range 0ppm to more than 1,000ppm
- Portable, hand held, less than 1lb
- Measures WSOs at pH less than two
- No interference from methanol
- Accurate and highly repeatable
- Correlates to standard laboratory gravimetric and IR methods
- CheckPOINT solid calibration check standard
- UV fluorescence technology
TD-107 for bilge water monitoring
The new TD-107™ uses our signature fluorescence measurement technology in a unique new package that can be universally applied to bilge water monitoring. Priced within range of standard light scatter type instruments, the TD-107 is low maintenance, rugged, and has all the features defined by marine customers and regulators including cell condition compensation up to 50% reduction in light transmission, at least 18 month internal permanent memory with data transfer via USB memory stick, 4mA-20mA output, and alarm relays.
Memory includes all events and a complete ppm vs time record. It is designed to interface directly with existing mounting for easy replacement of obsolete OCM technology. Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments has teamed with NAG Marine of Norfolk, Virginia for exclusive worldwide sales and service for all bilge alarm applications.
TD-4100XDC oil content monitor
The TD-4100XDC is a rugged, simple and easy-to-use, low maintenance, continuous on-line oil content monitor for environmental contaminants like turbine lube oil, and benzene in storm drains, in take water, heat exchanger leaks in cooling water or steam condensate. The TD-4100XDC is a very simple self-contained skid mounted oil in water monitor ready to install on skid packages or directly in facilities. No special pumps or mixers are required. Explosion proof options for North American and European standards as well as heaters and coolers allow it to be used in virtually any industrial facility.
UV flouresence oil in water alanyzers
Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments’ products use the principle of UV fluorescence with high correlation to standard laboratory oil in water analysis methods. These rugged instruments are used in all industries offshore and onshore, from water purification to metal forming to upstream and downstream oil industry applications. We provide worldwide field service for commissioning and training. For more technology information regarding oil measurement with UV fluorescence, please visit our web site listed below.
Hydrocarbons in municipal water supplies including fresh water and desalination systems are commonly limited to less than 1 part per million.
The TD-500D is the lowest cost, most user-friendly, accurate and repeatable oil in water and oil in soil analyser in the market.
At the 23rd Annual Produced Water Society Seminar in Houston, TX, Michael Dejak and Michael Sheedy presented the application note "Performance Testing of Micro Media and Conventional Filters operating on Heavy Oil Produced Water in the San Joaquin Valley (California)."
During the process of exploring for and developing, as well as refining, storing and transporting oil, accidents or incorrect operation may cause some to spill out and enter into open water environments.
Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments will be showcasing its oil in water monitors during Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2016 in April in Houston, Texas, US.
Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments (TDHI) will be presenting at International Water Conference 2015 in Florida, US.
Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments has developed the TD-5100 ECA scrubber wash water overboard discharge monitor, which helps protect the environment from high levels of contamination in exhaust gas scrubber wash water discharge.
Recent oily water discharges and oil spill incidents have raised concerns about oil pollution to marine waters. In response, many countries have set up surveillance systems.
Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments is pleased to announce a successful exhibition at this year's Offshore Technology Conference, which was held in Houston, Texas, 5-8 May.
For 18 years, five TD-4100 monitors have monitored the Danube River in Vienna for hydrocarbons.
To contribute further to environmental protection and provide immediate service worldwide, Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments has strategically set up a global network of stocking distributors for immediate TD-500D and accessories supply.
Measurement and monitoring of oil in water specialist Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments has developed the new NexTD oil in water monitor.
Measurement and monitoring of oil in water specialist Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments is pleased to reveal the new lower-cost TD-4100XD/XDC oil-in-water monitor that has all the benefits of continuous oil-in-water monitoring with the new E09 user interface.
A new global network of stocking distributors provides instant global delivery of the TD-500D handheld oil-in-water analyzer from Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments.
Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments has announced the launch of new packaging for the TD-500D, the only truly portable handheld oil in water analyser. No wires, no glass fibre cables, no delicate probes: just portable.
New Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments White Paper Discusses Oil-in-Water Instrument Specifications
The measurement capabilities of oil-in-water analysis methods are described by several analytical figures-of-merit. This white paper, by Dale F. Brost, PhD, of Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments, attempts to clarify the definitions of the most frequently specified figures-of-merit. It also pr
The technical paper 'Understanding Oil-in-Water Instrument Specifications' will be presented by Dr Dale F. Brost, principal development scientist for Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments at the 21st Annual Produced Water Society Seminar taking place in Houston, TX, on 18-20 January 2011.
The protection of desalination plants, open loop cooling water intakes, seafood processing plants and other seawater users is a special problem during an oil spill or other marine accident. Potential pollution sources include crude oil drilling and production, ships and barges with oily bilge
Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments has recently launched its new oil spill detection kits. These kits use an industry standard TD-500D handheld oil-in-water analyzer and a standard no-solvent procedure w
The protection of municipal drinking water producers' and industrial plants' water intakes from oil and hydrocarbon contamination is an important issue, and has long been a problem for users of rivers, lakes and oceans. Potential pollution sources include ships and barges with oily bilge wastewat
Following a year of introduction and successful deployments, Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments has declared its new "no-solvent method" for oil-in-water analysis with the TD-500D handheld oil-in-water analyzer has been a success. The no-solvent oil-in-water analysis method is now out sellin
Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments, a world-leading oil-in-water monitoring company, has announced that it has a newer, user-friendly website, www.oilinwatermonitors.com. The website provides up-to-date website design, easier navigation and faster response for quotations and purchases, especi
Fresno, CA - Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments is set to exhibit their oil in water monitors at WEFTEC 2009, which will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida from 12-14 October 2009. The company will exhibit at booth 2879. We will demonstrate
Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments (TDHI) has collaborated with Jorin to launch a comprehensive service and monitoring package for oilfield-produced water treatment in USA and Canada, better servicing the needs of all those involved in produced water treatment and disposal. Jorin a
Duane Germenis has joined Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments of Fresno, California as vice president of sales and marketing. He will be responsible for all upstream oil and gas oil-in-water monitoring applications worldwide. “Duane comes to us with a full understanding of oily water
Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments of Fresno, CA is pleased to announce the promotion of David Doting to the position of vice president, general manager. “Mr. Doting brings over 15 years of upper level management experience to our organization. My partner, Mark Fletcher, and I are p
Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments has just shipped its first order of the new TD-107™ bilge water monitors to NAG Marine in Norfolk, VA. “This is the first production run of IMO 107(49)-certified, fluorescence-based, oil-in-water monitors in history,” according to Gary Bartman, pre
Hydroelectric dams face environmental issues if oily water is discharged from their collection sumps. Collection sumps contain water leaking into the dam and wash-down water from facility cleanup. When the sump water reaches a predetermined level, it is pumped back to the river. If oil spills, le
NAG Marine of Norfolk, Virginia and Turner Design Hydrocarbon Instruments of Fresno, California introduced its new TD-107 OCM at OTC in Houston. Using fluorescence technology, the TD-107 reportedly shows an exceptional ability to distinguish suspended oil from non-harmful turbidity in bilge water
Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments, Fresno, California announces their success at Offshore Technology Conference 2008 in Houston during May 2008. With thousands of booths present to accommodate all aspects of offshore technology, Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments stood out as the only co