Industries | Overview

Industries Overview

Block Engineering's Quantum Cascade Laser and FTIR products are used in a variety of industries and applications – including oil and gas, security and safety, and research fields.

Please click on one of the following to explore our mid-IR products:

Oil, Gas, and Power Generation

Block's gas analyzers are used to detect and analyze C1-C6 hydrocarbons, allowing for quick identification of mud gases as well as BTU/Wobbe analysis for natural gas speciation. Block's mid-infrared laser-based technlogy allows for significant cost savings over gas chromatographs. Explore our oil, gas, and power generation products.

Security and Safety

Block has been a leader in infrared chemical detection for security and safety since 1955. Our QCL laser-based system can detect chemical threats in the parts-per-billion range from distances of 500 meters. We also offer a portable FTIR system for government customers. Explore our security and safety products.

Research and OEM Lasers

For research and academic customers conducting mid-IR laser experiments, we offer the widest tunable gap-free laser available in the marketplace. We also work closely with OEM customers to provide miniature QCL lasers to integrate into their own instruments and systems. Explore our research and OEM laser products.

Contact Us

For over 60 years, Block Engineering has been a leader in chemical detection and gas analysis technology.

We welcome the opportunity to speak with you about our Quantum Cascade Laser and FTIR products.

Block Engineering
132 Turnpike Road
Southborough, MA 01772
Phone: (508) 251-3100
Fax: (508) 281-0334