Field trial of traceable online measurements of siloxanes in landfill gases

Short Name: Siloxanes, Project Number: 14SIP06
Manometer on yellow pipes in a gas distribution station

Expanding Europe’s biogas industry through innovative online measurements


The biogas industry needs fast and reliable quantification of siloxane impurities in biogas as siloxanes form damaging silica deposits in gas processing equipment. This Support for Impact project (SIP) addressed this need by providing a robust assessment of the capabilities of the FTIR (Fourier Transform Infrared) technology for the traceable on-line measurement of siloxane impurities in wastewater gas. These new measurement methods are being used by industrial end users and have contributed towards shaping European standard EN 16723, developed by CEN TC 408. 

Participating EURAMET NMIs and DIs
NPL (United Kingdom)
Other Participants
Protea Limited (United Kingdom)