HBD/Thermoid recently unveiled the VAPOR-LOC tank truck hose, which can withstand tough, caustic bio-diesel and other bio-fuels. According to the company, this product is the first bulk fuel transfer hose to use Vapor-Loc—a fuel vapor barrier technology.
Parker Instrumentation has launched ball and needle instrumentation valves optimized for high-pressure fluid control applications operating at up to 20,000 PSI/1379 BAR.
Hawk has released the Gladiator Series vibration switch, a heavy-duty point level switch that’s designed to ensure years of trouble-free operation. According to the company, the switch incorporates: Suitability for a wide range of liquids and solids, including slurries and pelletized materials.
GF Piping Systems introduces the Electro Plus® fusion machine, designed to simplify and speed the electrofusion joining process of thermoplastic pipe and fittings.
Blue-White Industries has redesigned its F-450N Series flowmeter to make it even more durable and, in the process, added some additional features. The company believes the F-450 boasts of: A polysulfone construction, which resists high temperatures and pressures.
The very strict hygiene regulations applied in the pharmaceutical and medical technology industries are quickly migrating into the chemical industries.
Constructing any commercial facility can have its challenges. Building a chemical plant, with its inherent safety and environmental requirements, can be particularly formidable.
It is well-known that oxygen rich atmospheres are potentially dangerous environments. And within the chemical industry in particular, oxygen is not the only hazardous chemical commonly used.
Leading-edge organizations that have adopted mobile technology as a best practice are realizing a new level of efficiency, which is reflected in their operations and on their bottom line.
Worthington Steelpac, Columbus, OH, is mass producing its Steelpac distribution pallet, billed as the first lightweight, flame-resistant steel pallet designed to meet Grocery Manufacturers Association capacity and compatibility standards.
According to NIOSH, working in a hot environment can lower a worker's mental alertness and physical performance. To help offset these adverse effects, Gateway Safety, Cleveland, OH, has developed the Serpent ventilated safety helmet.
PTFE Texflour heat shrinkable tubing from Parker-TexLoc, Ft. Worth, TX, is a fluoropolymer heat shrink that protects components from heat, sparks, and contaminants.
DuPont Chemical Solutions Enterprise announced new fluorotelomer products for repellents and surfactants that deliver maximum performance with a minimal environmental footprint.
ASCO and Numatics, business units of Emerson Industrial Automation, have merged operations in North America to form ASCO Numatics a unified company