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Particles Plus offers a line of advanced-technology particle counters, air quality monitors and vacuum pump technology. As the most vertically integrated particle counter manufacturing company in the industry, Particles Plus engineers and manufactures its own display, battery, vacuum pump, sensor and counting technology from the ground up. Added intelligence to each module results in products with superior performance and extended features. Count On Us for accuracy, quality, reliability and value.

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Air Quality Monitors

Monitor and display particle mass concentrations for PM1, PM2.5, PM5 and PM10 simultaneously with temperature, relative humidity and carbon dioxide (CO2). Recording over 45,000 samples and advanced power management functions, perform months of on-site monitoring. Remote monitoring and control through internet allows for access onsite or offsite with any browser enabled device.

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Handheld Particle Counters

Easy to configure using a 4.3” color touch screen, the Particles Plus handheld particle counter can display up to 6 user-selectable particle size channels as well as temperature and humidity data. Connect using Ethernet, USB or optional Wireless 802.11 b/g. Particles Plus counters can be controlled and monitored remotely via web browser.

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Remote Particle Counters

Measure particles with the most featured advanced remote counters available. Display up to 6 particle size channels as well as temperature and humidity data on a 4.3” color touch screen. Integration is easy into a building automation and cleanroom management system using Ethernet, USB or optional Wireless 802.11 b/g.

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Vacuum Pumps

Suitable for pressure or vacuum, the Particles Plus rotary vane pumps have a compact design, low vibration and offer good controllability with their self-lubricating and self-adjusting vanes. The long-life brushless motor options and the compressed graphite rotor and vane design provide superior performance for any product development application.

Why Particles Plus?

Processing Power

Particles Plus instruments contain multiple high-end controllers, graphics controllers, high-speed programmable logic and...

Remote Diagnostics

Particles Plus instruments allow for extensive remote diagnostics over an IP connection from anywhere in the world.This feature allows ...

Annotations

Particles Plus Annotations are note fields that can be added to any data record at any time during or after sampling, to current or to ...

Power Management

Particles Plus instruments incorporate industry-leading battery technology that provide the longest runtimes available...

Real-Time Meter

The Real-Time Meter provides a visual and auditory means of displaying count data using a histogram with...

Sampling & Logging

Particles Plus instruments can store up to 45,000 data records, each record encompassing comprehensive data...

Counting Features

Particles Plus instruments have a number of powerful particle counting features. Each instrument has its own internal pulse...

Common Hardware

Particles Plus’ common hardware and firmware architecture for a large family of products allows for a lower cost of ownership, and...

User Interface

Dedicated graphic processing, which includes a 32-bit controller, graphics controller and 16-bit color interface improves responsiveness...

Intelligent Peripherals

Each subsystem in a Particles Plus instrument has its own local processing. The photo-amplifier, pump controller, temperature...

External Interfaces

Particles Plus instruments contain a rich set of external interfaces. The instruments have wired Ethernet, device USB and host USB...

Instrument Software

Particles Plus instruments include Instrument Management Software (IMS) on a USB memory stick, along with an electronic copy ...
Engineered & Manufactured in America
With design centers in California and Oregon and production facilities located in Massachusetts, more than 70% of the components within Particles Plus instruments are designed and built by over 30 suppliers located across America.
100% of Particles Plus products are assembled in the USA.
 
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Latest News
  • Jason Cabral Joins Particles Plus

    Boston – March 14, 2016 – Particles Plus announced that Jason Cabral has joined the company’s growing service team as Technical Service Manager, overseeing the daily operations for the calibration departments.  Jason will also be acting as the main interface between production engineering, quality control and management within the group. Jason brings his strong technical …

  • Patent Awarded for Intelligent Modules

    Boston – February 22nd, 2016 – Particles Plus announced today the award of their U.S. patent 9,158,652, for the application and invention of Intelligent Modules in a Particle Counter.  This patent award is instrumental in the design of the Particles Plus systems’ architecture, providing superior performance in a particle counting instrument. Unseen in the market …

  • TVOC Sensor Boosts AQM Performance

    Orlando, FL – AHR 2016 – January 25th, 2016 – Particles Plus revealed their new PID and NDIR environmental sensors, enhancing performance for their line of Air Quality Monitors. While previous versions performed to specification, the new sensors bring their environmental monitoring to a new level of accuracy and repeatability. The enhanced sensor for CO2 …

  • Kristi Capello named Business Manager

    Boston, MA – December 22nd, 2015 – Particles Plus announced today the promotion of Kristi Capello to Business Manager for the company’s corporate operations.  Kristi has worked in the particle counting industry since 2005. She will be responsible for global operations oversight for the administrative and accounting groups at Particles Plus. “Kristi is a key …

  • Temp/Humidity Improved

    Boston, MA – November 18th, 2015 – Particles Plus announced today the new and improved temperature and humidity sensor accessory now available for use with most of the company’s products,  providing tighter accuracy, less drift, and superior repeatability for environmental monitoring. The improved temperature sensor utilizes a dedicated 14 bit controller to provide a resolution …

  • Remote Data and Graphing

    Foxboro, MA – October 7th, 2015 – Particles Plus announced today, at the 24th Annual ISPE Boston Area Chapter Product Show, the unveiling of the enhanced Instrument Management Software (IMS). This software utility includes remote operation, data collection and Real-Time Graphing while controlling Particles Plus particle counting instruments and air quality monitors from a computer. …

  • World’s Smallest Particle Counters

    Boston – September 28, 2015 – Particles Plus released the new 2000 Series line of remote particle counters that are the industry’s smallest sized design. The 2000 Series is easily integrated into a real-time monitoring or building management system via Modbus™ RTU or Modbus™ ASCII protocols.  The straight forward design and firmware makes for a …

  • Particles Plus launches Remote Diagnostics

    August 7, 2015 Boston – Particles Plus announced today the launch of their next generation remote diagnostic and service capability. The Particles Plus instruments allow for extensive remote diagnostics over an IP from anywhere in the world. Service staff may access the instrument and diagnose issues quickly, without having to send the instrument in for service. …

  • Jim Akey Hired as NA Sales Channel Manager

    July 8, 2015 Boston –  Particles Plus announces that Jim Akey has joined the company as Sales Channel Manager.  Working from his office in Oregon, Jim will be supporting distribution and key account management in North America. “Jim brings a depth of knowledge and 16 years of industry experience to Particles Plus.  Customers will benefit …

  • UM-27100 brushless vacuum pump

    June 2, 2015 Grants Pass, OR – Particles Plus, US based manufacturer of Air Quality Monitors, Particle Counters and Vacuum Pump Technology, has introduced their new UM-27100 brushless vacuum pump.  This new pump offers an open flow rate of 6 LPM and utilizes a long-life brushless motor that will provide maintenance free operation for around-the-clock …

  • Joseph Goh Hired As Malaysia Ops Manager

    May 12, 2015 Penang – Particles Plus has appointed Mr. Joseph Goh as Operations Manager for the company’s current expansion in Malaysia. Mr. Goh will be instrumental in assisting the company’s management team to establish a local operation for sales and service in Southeast Asia. “Joseph brings over two decades of industry experience and will …

  • 3000 Series Unveiled at ESTECH 2015

    April 28, 2015 Danvers – Particles Plus unveiled their new 3000 Series remote particle counter with internal pump at the 2015 ESTECH Conference in Danvers, MA. This line of innovative 1 CFM (28.3 LPM) remote particle counters was designed for continuous monitoring applications where external vacuum sources are not readily available. The system utilizes the …

  • Particles Plus Unveils Air Quality Monitors

    March 16, 2015 Dallas – Particles Plus unveiled its new Air Quality Monitors at the 2015 Indoor Environment & Energy Exposition. This line of innovative particle counters measures particle mass concentrations and total particle mass while monitoring and recording essential environmental conditions such as temperature, relative humidity, and Carbon Dioxide (CO2). What makes these monitors unique are the advanced power …

  • Brian Gannon Added to Particles Plus Team

    February 18, 2015 Boston – Particles Plus announced today the appointment of Brian Gannon to their Business Development Team.   Brian will be responsible for new business opportunities and markets for the company.  Working as an intern for the past 4 years, Brian has shown exceptional drive, dedication and consistent high performance while applying his studies …

  • Masato Mizuno to Lead Japan Expansion

    January 26, 2015 Tokyo – Airy Technology, a subsidiary of Particles Plus, announces the appointment of Masato Mizuno as the president for the company’s Japan operations.  Masato will utilize his 42 years of experience in the particle counter marketplace to guide and enhance the ongoing growth that Airy Technology has enjoyed over the past few …

  • New Advanced Power Management

    December 13, 2014 Boston – Particles Plus brings a new performance standard to the handheld particle counter market.   With a patent-pending power management circuit design, the instruments provide the longest continuous and normal mode sampling of any handheld particle counter available today. The system allows the particle counter to be placed in the field for …

  • Particles Plus Launches New Remote

    October 1, 2014 Foxboro – ISPE Boston – Particles Plus announced the introduction of their new 1 CFM wall-mounted, 6-channel, remote particle counter with sloped top surface designed for (GMP) disinfection wash down. This new wash-proof, wall-mounted remote particle counter contains the company’s new UM-28100 rotary vane pump. Combined with their proprietary motor control processor …

  • Tom Grillo Joins Particles Plus Team

    September 2, 2014 Boston – Particles Plus announced that Thomas Grillo has joined the company as North American National Sales Manager to strengthen the company’s recent launch into the global contamination monitoring marketplace.  Thomas comes with a wealth of experience within the industry, having previously managed national accounts for Kanomax, Hatch Mott MacDonald, Airflow Developments …

  • Ultra Small High Flow Vacuum Pump

    August 14, 2014 Boston – Particles Plus, an innovative new manufacturer of state-of-the-art particle counters and vacuum pumps, has announced the introduction of their new 45 LPM (1.6 CFM) rotary vane vacuum pump. The new vacuum pump, model UM-28100, provides smooth, reliable 45 LPM flow for precision applications in a very small low-cost package. Recognized …

  • Particles Plus Acquires Airy Technology

    July 9, 2014 San Francisco – SEMICON® West – Particles Plus announces the acquisition of Airy Technology of Orem, Utah, an industry leading manufacturer of handheld and remote particle counter technology. With operations in Japan and China, Airy Technology’s headquarters will relocate to Stoughton, Massachusetts where it will continue to operate as an independent company. “This is the first of several steps …