AUDREY SOMMAZI & JOHANNA DECORSE Associated Press Writers - November 19, 2009
By David Mantey, Editor, PD&D Professionally, I’ve always considered myself a fairly progressive and forward-looking individual.
November 19, 2009 The Associated Press The DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office says one worker was killed and a second seriously injured by a natural gas well blowout. Sheriff's Lt.
Scientific Dust Collectors has added a new dust collector to its Baghouse line. The SPJ-BL Series Baghouse is a high ratio unit that features: A patented nozzle cleaning system. Internal high side inlet baffles. 1,000 to 5,000 CFM, depending upon the dust type.
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).
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.
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.
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.
DENVER (AP) - More drinking-water systems across Colorado are treating their water with chlorine following the deadly salmonella outbreak in Alamosa last year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .