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Cutting The Cord

July 17, 2008 11:47 am | Articles | Comments

While less glamorous than its consumer counterpart, wireless capabilities in the industrial sector continue to grow in importance.

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Keep On Truckin’

July 17, 2008 11:47 am | Articles | Comments

Bullet List A combination of fuel cell stack and advanced batteries to balance the need for rapid acceleration with operational efficiency, while generating zero emissions.

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Valves Positioned As Energy Solution

July 17, 2008 11:47 am | Articles | Comments

Model-free adaptive control technology allows valves to operate more efficiently, thereby granting more efficient coal-fired plant control. CyboSoft recently announced that it has been awarded a U.S.

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Just Like The Real Thing

July 17, 2008 11:47 am | Articles | Comments

Bullet List The provision of an off-line, scalable and customizable solution for automation system testing and operator training, which allows a newly hired worker to get acclimated to operations before being introduced to the plant floor. This can improve efficiency, reduce the chance for a mistake leading to downtime, and aid in improving worker safety.

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Algae Comes Ashore

July 17, 2008 11:47 am | Articles | Comments

Bullet List While corn can produce about 30 gallons of oil per acre per year, soybeans 50 and canola about 140, algae can produce well more than 10,000 gallons per acre per year of oil, and in some cases, this amount is closer to 20,000.

Vision-Guided Robots “See” Floor

July 17, 2008 11:47 am | Articles | Comments

Bullet List Robust, flexible paths. Users can store up to 15 miles of delivery paths and unlimited unique paths. Paths can be in different areas of one facility or in different facilities. Learned paths can be backed up offboard using handheld USB devices.

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More energy-efficient lighting can help to significantly trim operating costs, improve safety and enhance operations.

July 17, 2008 11:47 am | Articles | Comments

Bullet List Units that run cooler, reducing the need to offset the heat being created.

Reducing CO

July 17, 2008 11:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Converting carbon dioxide into commercially useful products reduces emissions, while breathing new life into your production process.

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Little Technology Makes Big Gains

July 17, 2008 11:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Processing bulk carbon nanotubes is now easier and more efficient thanks to the discovery of new operational protocols.

Scaling Up Simplicity & Safety

July 17, 2008 11:47 am | Articles | Comments

At its liquid products transfer site in Portland, OR, Peninsula Terminal Co.’s Transload Services Division receives tanker railcars transporting chemicals for the paper and fuel industries.

System Spruces Explosive Mess

July 17, 2008 11:47 am | Articles | Comments

Minnesota Explosives Co. manufactures bulk explosives that are used to blast taconite rock into small pieces—the first step in recovering iron ore. To produce the explosive compounds, sodium nitrate is added to a high-temperature corrosive solution of ammonium nitrate.

Armed With Safety & Efficiency

July 17, 2008 11:47 am | Articles | Comments

?By Greg Carrino The mission of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is to reduce fire and other hazards by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training and education.

Pivotal Filling System ?Is Industry First

July 17, 2008 11:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Material Transfer & Storage says its Material Master PowerFill™ FIBC filling system features the industry’s first horizontal pivoting and rotating bag fill carriage.

Unlimited Method & Data Storage

July 17, 2008 11:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bullet List Unlimited method and data storage using USB memory devices.

Falling In Line

July 17, 2008 11:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bullet List The ability to visually inspect for contaminants, flow interruptions and leak detection.

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