IBM has unveiled a novel membrane technology that stands to alleviate the growing shortage of drinkable water worldwide.
Algae are capable of generating 33,000 gallons of oil per acre per year (while corn can produce a mere 30), but how is this kind of oil best produced? Valcent Products Inc.
In 1988, a chemical fire ignited at PEPCON, a rocket fuel manufacturing plant in Henderson, NV, but that's not all. In danger of going up immediately thereafter was 6 million pounds of rocket fuel held in the facility's storage area, which explodes only seconds later.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In California, the U.S. Navy, Biodiesel Industries and Aerojet announced that they have
Cablevey Conveyors has launched a portable conveyor that feeds multiple inlets and reduces operator cost by making a dedicated conveyor for each inlet unnecessary.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.