By Luke Simpson, Associate Editor, Chem.Info The Apple Insider reported on Thursday that Apple is working on new technologies that would make touch-screen devices like the iPhone easy to use and read in unstable industrial applications.
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DEBORAH JIAN LEE AP Energy Writer - August 13, 2009 WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - DuPont said Thursday its finance chief will move to a new role and its chief operating officer will retire as the chemical maker consolidates 23 businesses into 14, in a bid to streamline its business.
Brooks Instrument has released a family of direct liquid injection (DLI) vaporizer solutions. Designed for reliable liquid vaporization, the vaporizers employ heated gas, rather than a hot metal surface, to accomplish liquid vaporization.
The iQUBE.2™ smart junction box from Rice Lake Weighing Systems can update up to 200 times per second on multi-channels. According to the company, it is the fastest model on the market, has an unmatched reaction time and is highly accurate.
You can find ultrasound in several industrial processes, but the trend toward using sonochemistry (driving and accelerating chemical reactions through the application of ultrasonic energy) for size reduction and oil processing applications is garnering the most attention these days.
Drought conditions, rising water costs and effluent restrictions are forcing plant operators to consider more sustainable technologies for treating facility water. In the case of cooling water treatment, chemical solutions have traditionally been used to control scale, corrosion and bacteria.
Operations engineers are now working with new technologies to help cut energy usage levels and associated costs. Without fail, it seems that the best solutions are also the most simple.
Valves are generally the largest source of fugitive emissions inside industrial facilities and can be the most difficult to contain to meet current emission requirements.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is actively pursuing cheaper automotive fuel cells as part of its push for alternative energy solutions.
Led by chief technology officer Dr. Vikram Pattarkine, researchers at Origin Oil are focusing on algae as a third-generation feedstock that doesn't rely on arable land or energy crops with inconsistent yields.
As hydrogen fuel cell technology becomes more developed and integrated into more lift trucks,
Biofuels present significant challenges when specifying seals. Trelleborg Sealing Solutions delivers elastomer sealing solutions intended specifically for biofuels to help processors prepare themselves for the first-generation energy revolution.
IBM has unveiled a novel membrane technology that stands to alleviate the growing shortage of drinkable water worldwide.