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VOGUE Report Summary

Project ID: ENK6-CT-2000-00054
Funded under: FP5-EESD
Country: United Kingdom

Results of outdoor tests of laser pointers

The laser pointers developed in the project were tested in the open air laboratory facilities of several of the partners. In particular testing was conducted at the Advantica Spadeadam test facility in the UK, the National Grid Transco facility at Leicester and the purpose designed facility developed by SGC at Malmo, Sweden.

The tests comprised the evaluation of performance of both the various laboratory prototypes and the final first commercial prototype of the gas leak pointer under a wide range of real world conditions of natural gas or methane gas leaks and weather conditions.

Performance was assessed against various background reflecting surfaces and at different distances from the leak source and response compared with conventional gas detectors.

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ADVANTICA LTD
Ashby Road
LOUGHBOROUGH
United Kingdom
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