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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.

Quake Disrupts Corning Glass Plant In Japan

August 12, 2009 7:17 am | News | Comments

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Corning Inc. said Tuesday its output of liquid-crystal-display glass will be lower than expected in the third quarter after an earthquake halted glass production at a plant in Japan.

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Venezuela Considers Seizing Pfizer Plant

August 12, 2009 7:10 am | News | Comments

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuela's government may seize control of a shuttered medicine plant that belongs to Pfizer Inc. Commerce Minister Eduardo Saman says the government could takeover the plant if an agreement to get the factory operating again cannot be reached.

U.S. Navy Demonstrates Remote Mobile Biodiesel Unit

August 12, 2009 6:48 am | News | Comments

In California, the U.S. Navy, Biodiesel Industries and Aerojet announced that they have

Look - It's Got Wheels!

August 12, 2009 6:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cablevey Conveyors has launched a portable conveyor that feeds multiple inlets and reduces operator cost by making a dedicated conveyor for each inlet unnecessary.

Shearing Mixer Inefficiencies

August 12, 2009 6:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

According to Charles Ross & Son, its MegaShear inline high-shear mixer is the first to combine high flow rates without an auxiliary pump, high tip speeds and ultra-high shear rates all in a single pass.

Stack Opacity Measurement & Dust Monitoring

August 12, 2009 5:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Land Model 4500 Mk III from AMETEK combines 3 patented technologies to make it the most accurate and reliable stack opacity measurement and dust concentration monitoring instrument available.

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New-Age Thermoplastic Rubber Tubing

August 12, 2009 5:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

NewAge® Industries recently released its Suprene thermoplastic rubber (TPR) tubing in 2 grades - industrial and FDA. Produced in 64A or 80A hardnesses, the FDA grade is autoclavable, appropriate for clean applications and compliant with NSF-51 (80A material only).

Full Speed In Reverse

August 12, 2009 5:22 am | Blogs | Comments

By Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director, Chem.Info I know, I know, the U.S. auto industry has been an easy target for quite a while now, but a release came across my screen last week that made putting it back within the crosshairs of my keyboard way too appealing.

Kraft Reduces Worldwide Water Use By 21 Percent

August 12, 2009 4:18 am | News | Comments

NORTHFIELD, Ill. - Water is an essential ingredient for creating delicious foods. But experts warn that it's becoming increasingly scarce. In fact, the United Nations suggests more than one in six people worldwide don't have ample access to safe water.

Pennsylvania Chemical Company Restarts Idled Plant

August 12, 2009 4:08 am | News | Comments

PETROLIA, Pa. (AP) - An idled chemical plant in western Pennsylvania is getting back to business this week, with all of its more than 250 workers expected back by next week. Indspec Chemical Corp.'s plant is in Petrolia, about 60 miles north of Pittsburgh.

Selecting The Right HMI Vendor

August 11, 2009 12:12 pm | News | Comments

How do you go about choosing the right HMI vendor for your operations? It's an important question as the vendor you select will greatly impact your overall total cost of ownership for not only the HMI but your process and machines as well.

Water Professionals' Training Website

August 11, 2009 9:40 am | News | Comments

Alexandria, Va. - The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announces the launch of its new

A Magnetizing Flow Switch

August 11, 2009 7:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

OMEGA 's FSW300 Series flow switch is comprised of a paddle system with a permanent magnet attached and a reed contact (above that magnet) located outside the fluid flow. A second magnet with opposing poles creates the force necessary to reset the switch back to no-flow position.

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