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High-Volume Screener

November 19, 2009 8:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

The MEGATEX XD™ Screener is designed for high-volume screening applications. Features of the screener include: 25 to 50 percent more capacity per square foot of screen cloth. Footprint measuring 12’ × 12’ × 12’ (for the standard model).

Bulk Bag Filler With Programmable Controller

November 19, 2009 8:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

Spiroflow Systems, Inc. has redesigned its C1-2 Bulk Bag Filler to include a programmable controller that can increase filling accuracy and cycle speed. Features of the filler include: Aautomatic gain in weight adjustment to monitor and compensate for any weight variation.

Efficient Vacuum Gripper System

November 19, 2009 7:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

PIAB recently released the VGS™3040 vacuum gripper system, which uses a COAX® cartridge to effectively position vacuum power and reduce line losses. Other features include: Integrated blow-off check valve.

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Sulfide Sensor & Analyzer

November 19, 2009 6:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

The new S10 and S17 Sulfide Analytical Sensors from Electro-Chemical Devices (ECD) are designed to ensure that water has been adequately treated for sulfates and hydrogen sulfide. The S10 Sensor is an immersion or an insertion style sensor while the S17 is a valve retractable style sensor.

Salmonella Outbreak Increases Use Of Chlorine-Treated Water

November 19, 2009 3:47 am | News | Comments

DENVER (AP) - More drinking-water systems across Colorado are treating their water with chlorine following the deadly salmonella outbreak in Alamosa last year.

Plant Interruptions Behind Eggo Waffle Shortage

November 19, 2009 3:33 am | News | Comments

ATLANTA (AP) - Kellogg Co. says there will be a nationwide shortage of its popular Eggo frozen waffles until next summer because of interruptions in production at two of the four plants that make them.

Ultrasonic Flowmeters Explained

November 18, 2009 10:04 am | News | Comments

How ultrasonic flowmeters work, and why they can be easily retrofitted to any system. Having trouble viewing this video? Try downloading the latest version of Flash Player or contact your IT department.

Going Up ... And Up

November 18, 2009 9:48 am | News | Comments

Carbon nanotubes could be used to construct a 22,000 mile elevator to space. Sounds unbeliveable, but NASA ran a $150,000 competition to find a small-scale prototype.

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The 3 Robot Fanta Can Challenge

November 18, 2009 8:52 am | News | Comments

Three ABB industrial robots, 12 Fanta cans and a 1-mm tolerance makes for a mesmerizing display of precise motion control. Having trouble viewing this video? Try downloading the latest version of Flash Player or contact your IT department.

100-Foot Fireball Rips Through Utah Refinery

November 18, 2009 8:05 am | News | Comments

Surveillance footage of the 100-foot fireball that ripped through a Utah refinery earlier this month. The gas explosion knocked a nearby home off its foundation - full report can be found here .

Feds Raid Gibson Guitar Plant

November 18, 2009 5:37 am | News | Comments

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Federal agents on Tuesday raided a Gibson guitar manufacturing plant and seized guitars amid concerns about where the Nashville-based company obtains the fine woods that go into its instruments.

Hershey, Ferrero Consider Cadbury Bid

November 18, 2009 5:34 am | News | Comments

Robert Barr Associated Press Writer - November 18, 2009 LONDON (AP) - Chocolate makers The Hershey Co. and Ferrero International SA said Wednesday they are considering a possible offer for Cadbury PLC, already the target of a hostile bid by Kraft Foods Inc.

Corrosion Resistant Fiberglass Basins

November 18, 2009 5:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Topp Industries, Inc. has introduced its Premium series of corrosion resistant and high temperature fiberglass basins with vinyl ester resin. The basins: Are resistant to acids, alkalis, hypochlorites and many other solvents.

There's A Wireless App For That

November 18, 2009 5:12 am | by LUKE SIMPSON, Associate Editor, Chem.Info | Blogs | Comments

We keep an eye on things that seem to be flying under the radar, one example of which is wireless plant technology.

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Utah Refinery Blast Video Shows 100-Foot Fireball

November 18, 2009 4:08 am | News | Comments

MIKE STARK Associated Press Writer - November 18, 2009 WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) - Video released Tuesday shows a 100-foot fireball ripping through a Utah refinery during a gas explosion that knocked a nearby home off its foundation earlier this month.

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