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Heated Gas-Powered DLI Vaporizer

August 13, 2009 12:50 pm | Product Releases | Comments

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.

Fast-Acting Smart Junction Box

August 13, 2009 12:21 pm | Product Releases | Comments

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.

Top 10 Technologies: Ultrasonic Technologies — Ultrasound Shakedown

August 13, 2009 11:31 am | News | Comments

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.

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Top 10 Technologies: Wastewater Management — A Waste Of Energy

August 13, 2009 11:11 am | News | Comments

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.

Top 10 Technologies: Energy Efficiency — Beyond The Bulb

August 13, 2009 10:47 am | News | Comments

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.

Top 10 Technologies: Environmental Controls — Emission Reduction Inside & Outside

August 13, 2009 10:30 am | News | Comments

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.

Top 10 Technologies: Nanotechnology — The Catalyst For Better Fuel Cells

August 13, 2009 10:14 am | News | Comments

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is actively pursuing cheaper automotive fuel cells as part of its push for alternative energy solutions.

Top 10 Technologies: Bioenergy Feedstocks — Bigger Yields In Algae Utopia

August 13, 2009 9:42 am | News | Comments

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.

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Top 10 Technologies: Material Handling — Fueling Energy Savings

August 13, 2009 9:37 am | News | Comments

As hydrogen fuel cell technology becomes more developed and integrated into more lift trucks,

Preparing For The First-Generation Energy Revolution

August 13, 2009 5:47 am | News | Comments

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.

Keeping Drinkable Water Above Water

August 13, 2009 5:43 am | News | Comments

IBM has unveiled a novel membrane technology that stands to alleviate the growing shortage of drinkable water worldwide.

Is Algae The Biofuel Answer?

August 13, 2009 5:41 am | News | Comments

Algae are capable of generating 33,000 gallons of oil per acre per year (while corn can produce a mere 30), but how is this kind of oil best produced? Valcent Products Inc.

Destroyed In Seconds

August 13, 2009 5:37 am | News | Comments

In 1988, a chemical fire ignited at PEPCON, a rocket fuel manufacturing plant in Henderson, NV, but that's not all. In danger of going up immediately thereafter was 6 million pounds of rocket fuel held in the facility's storage area, which explodes only seconds later.

Army Finds WWI Chemical Weapon In D.C.

August 12, 2009 10:44 am | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is halting its search for World War I-era chemical weapons in a Washington, D.C., neighborhood after workers found an open glass flask containing traces of the chemical agent mustard.

A Design With Chemicals In Mind

August 12, 2009 7:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

Watson-Marlow has launched the 520RE peristaltic pump for chemical injection applications in the industrial wastewater market. According to the company, ideal for accurate metering, dosing and transferring, this peristaltic pump provides: Flows from 55 GPH at 30 PSI to 7 GPH at 100 PSI.

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