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To provide Standard Gases to Sites in the UK National Automatic Air Quality Monitoring Networks 2002-2008 - AQ0625

The contract is to supply calibration gases, accredited to ISO 17025 standard, to air monitoring sites on the Urban, Rural and London networks. These are used on the fortnightly QA/QC instrument check, to assess the stability and readings of the instruments.

The calibration gases supplied contain NO, NO2 or SO2 in the parts-per-billion range (ppb) and CO in the parts-per-million range (ppm).

The contract is also to provide and service the pressure regulators which are used with each cylinder.

Timescale and cost

From : 01/10/02
To : 30/09/05
Cost : £ 365,756

Contractor / Funded Organisations

Lead contractor Messer UK Ltd
Cedar House
39 London Road
Surrey RH2 9QE

Contact ; Paul Fry
Email :

Sub Contractors AEA Technology plc (Netcen)
E&B Gas Control Systems Ltd
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2002

To: 2008

Cost: £692,788
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Messer UK Ltd
Air quality monitoring              
Environmental monitoring              
Environmental Protection              
Fields of Study
Air Quality