Safety Suggestions Labelmaster, Chicago, has released its 2007 catalog of regulatory compliance products.
Useful Web Sites Dow Chemical Co., Midland, MI, has launched a Web site dedicated to energy and climate change. It provides details on the company's energy efficiency efforts, exploration of renewable and alternative energy sources, and science and technology solutions for future generations.
As today's science and engineering focus more on micro technology, the requirement to measure and control extremely low gas mass flows has become very important.
Four models have been added to the ORG Series of filters, which use less water for the self-cleaning cycle. There are two 6-in., one 4-in., and one 8-in. additions, bringing the total to eight in this series designed specifically to conserve rinse water.
The ST75 flowmeter handles the measurement and monitoring of fuel gases, such as natural gas, methane, and bio-gases, as well as air flows required for the efficient operation of small-line-size fed process equipment and plant-wide systems.
Stan-Cor MK Series non-metallic centrifugal pumps have been designed for the harshest chemicals. The ANSI sealless pumps feature hydraulically balanced operation to reduce bearing failures by eliminating thrust loads.
Air Products' acquisition of BOC Gazy in Poland will allow the U.S. industrial gases company to take advantage of Central Europe's strong growth. In addition, the acquisition will serve as a bridge to the Ukraine, Russia, and other countries in Eastern Europe as these markets expand.
Environment Minister Rona Ambrose has fewer flame-retardants in her blood than NDP Leader Jack Layton but much higher levels of arsenic. Health Minister Tony Clement carries a burden of polychlorinated biphenyls but less neurotoxic mercury than Liberal environment critic John Godfrey.
Termex intrinsically safe text and graphic panels from Pepperl+Fuchs feature a monochrome LC display for flexible and cost-effective PLC and computer-based operation and monitoring of machines and processes located in hazardous areas.
Purdue University has a new technique to identify bacteria, including E. coli, without the time-consuming treatments usually required. Called desorption electrospray ionization, it could be used to create fast, accurate detectors for food safety and homeland security applications.
Bubble gum's days as an urban eyesore may be coming to an end. Revolymer Ltd., a startup company based in Wales, UK, has developed a new chemical base for chewing gum that allows it to be removed easily from pavements and other surfaces.
Mott Corp., Farmington, CT, has all-metal inertial gas sampling filters that allow the collection of particle-free samples from virtually any gas stream, even those that are very hot or heavily contaminated.
Pennsylvania has launched an online reporting system to help emergency responders take care of incidents involving hazardous chemicals. The PATTS system, which will replace paper reports, will store data about the presence of harmful substances throughout the state.
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A diligently maintained pump can reduce your costs while increasing efficiency. This review offers suggestions for minimizing pumping time, cutting fuel consumption, and ultimately boosting profits By Mike Austen Make sure all fittings are airtight.