MKS Announces Precisive® Gas Analyzer for Methane Measurement

Optimizing Operation of Internal Combustion Engines

Andover, Mass., - April 28, 2020 - MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, today announced availability of the Precisive® Gas Analyzer for methane number measurement in gas fuel monitoring and control applications.

The Precisive Gas Analyzer monitors fuel gas quality entering the engine with high speed, accuracy and precision, resulting in efficient and safe engine control. Pre-programmed to output methane numbers consistent with Wartsila, DNV, and Cummins calculations, the Precisive® Analyzer provides end-users and integrators the flexibility to choose which output methane numbers work best for their application. The analyzer can be operated in an MKS patented, zero emissions mode, eliminating green-house gas emissions. "Leveraging our extensive experience in optical gas measurement technology, we reduce operational costs for natural gas and LNG-based engines with real-time, continuous monitoring", said Vidi Saptari, General Manager of Process & Environmental Analysis Solutions.

The Precisive Analyzer product is available in natural gas and LNG configurations. Find out more about the product here.

About MKS Instruments

MKS Instruments, Inc. is a global provider of instruments, systems, subsystems and process control solutions that measure, monitor, deliver, analyze, power and control critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes to improve process performance and productivity for our customers. Our products are derived from our core competencies in pressure measurement and control, flow measurement and control, gas and vapor delivery, gas composition analysis, electronic control technology, reactive gas generation and delivery, power generation and delivery, vacuum technology, lasers, photonics, optics, precision motion control, vibration control and laser-based manufacturing systems solutions. We also provide services relating to the maintenance and repair of our products, installation services and training. Our primary served markets include semiconductor, industrial technologies, life and health sciences, research and defense. Additional information can be found at