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Combustible Dust: Up In A Flash

October 1, 2009 12:01 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Coastal Training Technologies has released a program to address the dangers of combustible dust in plant environments. “Combustible Dust: Up In A Flash” explores the nature of dust explosions and examines how they can be prevented.


Extreme Multimeters

October 1, 2009 11:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

The new Fluke 27 II and 28 II digital multimeters (DMMs) are IP 67 rated for water and dust resistance, and offer an extended operating temperature range of -15°C to +55°C (5°F to 131°F).

Washdown Motors For Hazardous Environments

October 1, 2009 11:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

The first washdown duty stainless steel motors approved for use in hazardous locations are now available from Stainless Motors, Inc. The motors: Are UL approved for use in Class I, Division 1, Groups C and D and Class II, Division 1, Groups F and G environments.


High-Performance Piping

October 1, 2009 10:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

GF Piping Systems has released chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) schedule 80 piping that meets ASTM D1784 cell classification 24448. The piping will not rust, scale or pit, and offers: Improved impact resistance. Better tensile strength.

Shades Of Green

October 1, 2009 5:19 am | News | Comments

The Discovery Channel has recently featured FARO technologies in a documentary entitled "Shades of Green," a behind-the-scenes look at how those massive turbines progress from design and engineering to manufacturing.

Forklift Safety: 16 and Paralyzed

October 1, 2009 5:08 am | News | Comments

John Higgins was a regular 16-year-old who found a good-paying job and was eager to help most anyone around the workplace. All was well, up until a simple mistake - along with improper forklift training - led to an accident that left John with a broken back and without a kidney.

Cash For Pumpers

September 30, 2009 11:36 am | News | Comments

DALLAS, TX - Borrowing a page from the highly successful “Cash for Clunkers” car program, ITT Flowtronex announced that effective September 30, 2009, it is offering a 10 percent factory-direct cash rebate for the replacement of old and inefficient irrigation pump systems.

Destructive Capabilities Of Comdust

September 30, 2009 10:35 am | News | Comments

The Chemical Safety Board takes an in-depth look at the dangers of combustible dust, using footage from the Imperial Sugar explosion and other accidents to illustrate its destructive capabilities.


Cloaking Cop Car

September 30, 2009 9:57 am | News | Comments

Heatwave: A black pigment that becomes transparent when heated - great for making a cloaking cop car that transforms from an unmarked vehicle to fully marked police unit with the flick of a switch.

Coriolis Flowmeters Explained

September 30, 2009 9:36 am | News | Comments

A great demonstration of how Coriolis flowmeters simultaneously measure liquid flow and density.

DeltaV & PlantWeb Solutions Featured At Emerson Exchange

September 30, 2009 7:27 am | News | Comments

A look at the DeltaV and PlantWeb solution technologies on show at the the Emerson Exchange show earlier this week.

Being A Real Tool

September 30, 2009 6:21 am | Blogs | Comments

By Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director, Manufacturing Group Today is my first day in the office this week, as the first two allowed for a dynamic range of visits that ran the gamut from medical equipment firms to a private label chocolate processor.

OriginOil Patents Surface Mounted Algae Biofuel

September 30, 2009 5:40 am | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES - OriginOil, Inc. today announced an innovative production system using a type of algae that attaches itself to growth surfaces. The new system helps pursue clean water goals while generating algae for fuel and other valuable products in wastewater treatment plants.

Kraft Given Deadline To Bid On Cadbury

September 30, 2009 5:25 am | News | Comments

LONDON (AP) - Kraft Foods Inc. has six weeks to make a binding offer to buy British candy maker Cadbury PLC or else walk away for at least six months, Britain's mergers and acquisitions regulator said Wednesday.

Obama Administration Calls For Chemical-Law Reform

September 30, 2009 5:08 am | News | Comments

DINA CAPPIELLO Associated Press Writer - September 30, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) -


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