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Streamlined Plant Design Projects

October 13, 2009 11:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

Autodesk, Inc. has released AutoCAD Plant 3D 2010, a software product that applies model-based design to mainstream plant design projects.


Taking A Brake In Harsh Environments

October 13, 2009 10:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

These Warner Electric permanent magnet clutches and brakes come with: Smooth torque achieved as low as 1 up to 1,800 RPM. Torque independent of slip speed. Constant torque for tension or torque-limiting applications.

Combustion Analyzer With All The Trappings

October 13, 2009 10:45 am | Chem Info | Product Releases | Comments

E Instruments introduces its E1100 handheld combustion analyzer as a rugged unit for boiler, burner, engine, turbine, furnace and other combustion applications.


Ultraviolet Inspection Lamp

October 13, 2009 10:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Spectronics Corp. announces their BIB-150P ultraviolet inspection lamp. The hand-held UV lamp has a unique 150-watt Built-In-Ballast™ bulb and is for pinpointing any industrial leak such as oil, hydraulics, refrigerant, gasoline, diesel fuel or water.

Getting A Better Grip

October 13, 2009 8:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

West Chester Holdings recently launched its Lunar foam nitrile palm dip gloves, which are ideal for all types of commercial and industrial applications.

Software For Algae-Based Biofuels Production

October 13, 2009 7:33 am | News | Comments

By David Rausen, Solix Biofuels The Challenge Developing a data acquisition system and control platform that is flexible for R&D yet rugged for industrial deployments of Solix's Algal Growth System (AGSâ„¢) Technology.

Manufacturers Turn To Prisoners For Work

October 13, 2009 6:08 am | News | Comments

B y Chuck Bartels AP Business Writer - October 13, 2009 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Good help is hard to find, unless that help is doing hard time.

Fire At Texas Petrochemical Plant

October 13, 2009 5:55 am | News | Comments

PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) - No injuries have been reported in a fire at a Total Petrochemicals facility in Port Arthur. Company spokeswoman Pat Avery says the fire Tuesday morning involved a heavy oil line between a crude unit and a tank farm.


China's Garbage Problem

October 13, 2009 5:35 am | News | Comments

CHI-CHI ZHANG Associated Press Writer - October 13, 2009 ZHANGLIDONG, China (AP) - Visitors can smell this village long before they see it.

U.S. Natural Gas Speculation Could Backfire

October 13, 2009 5:17 am | News | Comments

JUDITH KOHLER Associated Press Writer - October 13, 2009 DENVER (AP) - The

Iraqis Drop WMD Claim Against Thermo Fisher

October 13, 2009 5:07 am | News | Comments

BALTIMORE (AP) - A group of expatriate Iraqi Kurds have dropped their federal court claim that Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. sold chemical-weapons materials to the Saddam Hussein regime in the 1980s.

DOE Secretary Chu Breaks With Obama Over Energy Policy

October 13, 2009 4:56 am | News | Comments

Jim Lane Biofuels Digest - October 13, 2009 In Washington, the U.S. Secretary of Energy, Dr.

Pack Expo Wrap-Up: Secret Services

October 12, 2009 12:24 pm | Blogs | Comments

I noticed two prevailing trends at last week's Pack and Process Expos: The continued push for sustainable options and an overall attempt to help companies succeed despite the bad economy.

Modular Plant Design Builds

October 12, 2009 12:08 pm | News | Comments

Modular processing plant design builds can result in faster time to market and start-up, improved quality, and less OSHA field exposure.

Train Derailment Causes Propane BLEVE

October 12, 2009 11:37 am | News | Comments

A train derailment causes fires in 11 rail cars carrying tens of thousands of gallons of volatile liquids, culminating in a massive BLEVE (boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion).


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