A fire that started Thursday near a rail tanker car at a chemical plant spread quickly to silos holding gasoline, causing an inferno that sent huge plumes of black smoke billowing into the sky above Detroit and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of people.
By Gus Ezcurra, CEO, Advanced Telemetry The economy has forced most if not all U.S. companies to seek ways to reduce non-essential and otherwise variable costs.
NSK’s SPACEA™ series is a next generation range of bearings, ball screws and linear guides specifically designed for clean room, vacuum, anti-corrosion, non-magnetic and high/low temperature applications.
Midwest Motion Products has released a new DC gear motor. It accepts any 24 volt DC source, including battery power, and measures 2.14” in diameter by 7.2” long. It also has: A keyed output shaft of ½” diameter by 1.5” long.
COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press Writer - August 27, 2009 HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) - A fire broke out Thursday at a chemical plant near Detroit, sending flames and black smoke hundreds of feet into the air and forcing a nearby expressway to be closed.
Kaeser Compressors’ Sigma Air Manager (SAM) monitors, sequences and analyzes low pressure air or vacuum system performance.
American Sensor Technologies now offers an explosion-proof pressure sensor transducer/transmitter for use in hydrogen service and other hazardous applications.
Daniel Vitalis interviews Bryan Pullen, president of Summit Spring Water, to learn about one of the purest water sources on the planet. This video portrays a truly pure spring that is gravity fed and doesn't use any unnatural means to harvest the water.
Mike Judge, creator of Office Space , returns with Extract , a comedy flick about the owner of a food manufacturing plant. The movie stars Jason Bateman as the plant operator and Ben Affleck as a local bartender.
Correspondent Delia Gallagher speaks with Dr. Madhu from the Kerala Highway Research Institute concerning India's example of how to recycle plastic, using it for building roads in one of the wettest countries in the world.
On February 7, 2007, KMBC's Kris Ketz reported from an explosion and fire at ChemCentral, which is a at Kansas City, MO chemical distribution facility that blends and repackages chemicals, such as waxes, resins, solvents, acids and other chemicals.
By Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director, Chem.Info Yeah, I’m kind of a dork, but at least I know I’m not alone.
N.J. Slabbert is an award-winning writer and scholar, and co-author of the recent book, â€œInnovation, The Key To Prosperity: Technology & America's Role in the 21st CenturyÂ Global Economy,â€ with Aris Melissaratos.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (AP) - GlaxoSmithKline says two lots of its blockbuster asthma medication Advair Diskus were stolen from its facilities earlier this month, and could pose a risk to patients.