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Asbestos Area Air Samplers

Staplex® manufactures a complete line of area and personal Air Samplers, Calibrators and Filters designed for the professional.

  • Area and personal Air Samplers for fast, accurate sampling results of asbestos, lead and dusts
  • Primary Electronic Air Flow Calibrators, Rotometers and Primary Bubble Flowmeter for precise Air Sampler calibration
  • Pre-loaded filter cassettes and filters with guaranteed highest quality control in the industry
  • All models complete and ready to use
  • Made in U.S.A. and fully guaranteed by Staplex® - The Air Sampling Specialist

All models available in 110-125 volts AC or 220-240 volts AC, 50-60 Hz.  For 12 volt DC battery powered asbestos air samplers, see Model EC-1-12V and EC-1-12VBC below.

NOTE: For Staplex® Personal Air Samplers, click here.

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Staplex® Quality and Selection

Only Staplex® has a full line of heavy-duty asbestos Air Sampling equipment, filters and accessories for all your demanding needs. Staplex® manufactures top-quality high volume area Air Samplers and personal Air Samplers for use under NIOSH Method 7400, EPA A,H.E.R.A, and OSHA air sampling methods.

The Buck Primary Electronic Air Flow Calibrators are the fastest, most accurate and most rugged calibrators available. The Staplex Quick Check® Calibrating Rotometers are popular secondary calibrators. The wide selection of filters and pre-loaded filter cassettes from Staplex are all quality controlled for fiber background and are manufactured with the very highest quality control standards in the industry.

Simple sampling with Staplex®

All Staplex Air Sampling equipment is designed for simple, trouble-free operation no confusing options or operation training. Count on Staplex® Air Samplers for fast and easy air sampling from start to finish!

Sampling with #1 - Staplex®

Staplex® - Air Sampler Division stands tops in the field of manufacturing Air Sampling equipment in the U.S.A. for health, safety, environmental, nuclear and asbestos air sampling. With over 45 years of experience in engineering and manufacturing Air Sampling equipment, Staplex® is recognized worldwide as the "Air Sampling Specialist". As pioneers in the asbestos air sampling field, Staplex has become a long-time favorite among professionals!

Typical professional users of Staplex Asbestos Air Samplers

  • abatement contractors
  • safety inspectors
  • industrial hygienists
  • government agencies
  • consulting & test firms utilities
  • home and building inspectors
  • insurance companies
  • insulation contractors
  • boiler contractors
  • schools
  • shipyard workers
  • laboratories
  • HVAC contractors
  • demolition companies
  • and many more!

EC-1 Econometric™ Area Air Sampler

#1 best seller for asbestos background level and clearance air sampling!

The Staplex® Model EC-1 is a basic, economical area air sampler - powerful enough to perform full-day workloads for inspection sampling, adjacent sampling or clearance sampling. Open design minimizes decontamination. Fully adjustable locking flow control valve allows flow rate setting up to NIOSH Method 7400 maximum of 16 LPM and EPA A.H.E.R.A. maximum of 10 LPM. Includes dual intake filter/muffler system for exceptionally quiet operation, in-line on/off switch, thermal overload protection, grounded 8' cordset, non-skid bumpers, carrying handle, flexible tubing, and separate fold-away cassette stand for vibration-free sampling to 60" (i 52 cm) height. Suitable for mobile or fixed operation in normal non-explosive atmospheres. Made in the U.S.A.

Use Model EC-1 (without cassette stand) as a Forensic Dust Sampler with Staplex No. TFAC33708 Preloaded 37-mm diameter 0.8 micron Mixed Cellulose Ester Filter Cassettes for collection of dusts and fibers at a crime scene.

Dimensions: 4" x 5" x 12-3/4" (10 cm x 12.7 cm x 32.4 cm).

Weight: 9.5 pounds (4.3 kilos).

Ordering information:

Model EC-1 Econometric Air Sampler 110-125 volts AC, 50-60 Hz, complete with cassette stand

Model EC-1A same as above for 220-230 volts AC, 50 Hz

Model EC-1G Econometric Air Sampler with Vacuum Gauge 110-125 volts AC, 50-60 Hz, complete with cassette stand

Model EC-1GA same as above for 220-230 volts AC, 50 Hz

Model EC-1-12V Battery-powered Econometric Air Sampler for 12 volts DC (draws. approx. 13 amps) [no on/off switch, battery not included]

Model EC-1-12VBC  for 12 volts VC with battery cables

Optional accessories:

RC-20 Quick Check Calibrating Rotometer acrylic block flowmeter for checking airflow, range 2 to 20 liters per minute graduated every 1 LPM, ±3% full scale accuracy

EC-CC Carrying Case with handle holds one Econometric Air Sampler

EC-CC2 Carrying Case with handle holds two Econometric Air Samplers

EC-CS Extra Cassette Stand

DTM-1 Digital Timer with LCD readout, 115 volts AC

DTM-2 Digital Timer with LCD readout, 230 volts AC

Staplex® EC-45  5-port Econometric Air Sampler

Takes fire air samples at once!

10-12 LPM fair flow rate with 0.8 micron MCE 25-mm or 37-mm diameter filter cassettes.

Includes 5 ports each with an adjustable needle valve, carrying handle, 8" grounded cord set with inline ON/OFF switch, 5 sets of 60" long tubing.

Weight: 33.3 lbs. (15.3 kilos).

Staplex® VM-3 Volumetric™ Area Air Sampler

features built-in rotometer for monitoring flowrate during sampling

Fast, efficient area air sampler for professional inspection, adjacent, and clearance sampling. Features fully adjustable flow control valve and built-in 3 to 25 LPM rotometer. Minimizes sampling time by sampling at flow rates up to 16 LPM (maximum allowed by NIOSH Method 7400) using 25-mm diameter 0.8 micron filter cassettes or up to 1 0 LPM (maximum allowed by EPA A.H.E.R.A.) using .45 or .4 micron TEM filter cassettes. Includes sound-suppressed pump with thermal overload protection, portable cassette stand to extend sampling height to 60" (152 cm) [NOTE: attachable telescoping arm no longer available], flexible tubing, lighted on/off switch, 8' grounded cordset, all built into a rugged compact protective housing with a convenient carrying handle. Suitable for mobile or fixed operation in normal non-explosive atmospheres. Made in USA.

Dimensions: 4-1/2" x 5-3/4" x 91/4" (11.4 cm x 14.6 cm x 23.5 cm).

Weight: 11 pounds (5 kilos).

Ordering information:

Model VM-3 Volumetric Air Sampler 110-125 volts AC, 50-60 Hz

Model VM-4 Volumetric Air Sampler 220-240 volts AC, 50-60 Hz

Optional accessories:

RC-20 Quick Check Calibrating Rotometer

  • acrylic block flowmeter for checking airflow, range 2 to 20 liters per minute graduated every 1 LPM, ±3% full scale accuracy

RC-50 Quick Check Calibrating Rotometer

  • 4-50 liter per minute range graduated every 1 LPM
EC-CS Extra Cassette Stand - extends to 5' (152 cm)

DTM-1 Digital Timer with LCD readout, 115 volts AC

DTM-2 Digital Timer with LCD readout, 230 volts AC

VM-CC Carrying Case with handle, shoulder strap, external mount for cassette stand, and storage space for filter cassettes