Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), a food processing company, Battelle, a developer of new sciences and technology, and PolyOne Corp., a $2.7 billion polymer material and service provider, recently announced a collaborative effort to develop bio-based plasticizers that can be used to make softer, more flexible plastic products.
I recently learned that the makers of one of the most delicious entrees ever to grace a 7-Eleven’s counter has been in bankruptcy for the better part of the last four years.
Several hot tanks at the refinery are fitted with wireless temperature transmitters as a cost-effective means of keeping control room operators informed of internal tank conditions. This enables them to maintain temperature uniformity in the tanks, thereby preventing the formation of cold spots in which trapped moisture can lead to extensive damage-with repairs costing up to $200,000 per tank, according to the company.
The OM-EL-USB-TC thermocouple data logger from OMEGA Engineering features:
According to Gateway Safety , its Luminary™ safety eyewear has the look, fit and feel of quality eye protection that is easy to wear all day, every day. Created for style and comfort, as well as safety, says the company, this eye protection further provides:
Assmann Corp . recently attained NSF Certification for its linear polyethylene tanks. Now certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 61: Drinking Water System Components - Health Effects, the linear polyethylene tanks are approved for multiple potable water contact materials up to 140°F.
Microfluidics introduces several new services in an effort to enhance customer success and assist in customer innovation. These new services build on Microfluidics' technology, and process and applications expertise, including hands-on work with formulations at the Microfluidics Technology Center, according to the company.
Arizona Instrument recently launched its redesigned Web site, www.azic.com, which now features complete information on all product lines and optional accessories.
The new Green Energy Applications guide from Fluid Components profiles nine green energy and pollution reduction applications, while simultaneously providing solutions to obtain accurate and reliable gas flow measurement within them.
Hemiwedge Valve Corporation introduces the Hemiwedge® cartridge valve with a mechanical-seal. The valve incorporates some aspects of ball, gate, and even triple-offset butterfly valves to protect the sealing surface during valve operation.
According to OMEGA Engineering, its CN740 Series temperature controller offers accurate temperature measurement and control in a 1/16 DIN package, in addition to continue
Charles Ross & Son presents its PreMax mixer as a highly efficient high-shear solution, which is frequently used to improve dispersion prior to milling. The company says the PreMax also provides continue
Efficiency. Whether it's energy, cost, time, I think we can all agree efficiency is crucial to success in the processing industry. As I think about all the forms of efficiency on the minds of processing plant engineers and managers, it gets me thinking: what about workplace efficiency?
Consumers in emerging markets have been instrumental in creating an upsurge in private consumption, according to Business Wire. Consequently, this has triggered more business ventures in the chemical and petrochemical markets, which are picking up pace to supply the extra demand.
OriginOil Inc. has been developing a breakthrough technology to transform algae-a promising source of renewable oil-into a true competitor to petroleum. The company recently announced that prominent algae scientist Takaaki Maekawa has made a positive evaluation of the technology.