Fred Passman
Fred is a PhD, President of Biodeterioration Control Associates, Inc. and an evangelist of advanced microbial testing technologies. He has conducted research and provided consulting services to industrial and governmental clients on a broad range of microbial damage control issues including: oilfield microbiology, heat exchange system biofilm control, microbiologically influenced corrosion control, and fuel, lubricant, hydraulic fluid and metalworking fluid deterioration.

Polymer Emulsion QC with ATP Testing

  A paper describing the use of LuminUltra Technologies Ltd’s QGO-M test for measuring cellular adenosine triphosphate (cATP) in aqueous polymer emulsions (APE) has just been published in the journal: International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation (IBB; 114 (2016) 216-221; doi:10.1016/j.ibiod.2016.06.007).  The procedure reported in the IBB paper reduces the time delay for microbiological contamination testing from… Read More