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Self-Cleaning Filters (1996)

April 6, 2007 9:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

SC automatic self-cleaning filters can be used to remove solid contamination from process fluids and to protect the integrity of high-grade components that depend on low-viscosity, water, or water-based lubricants.

Grudge Against Sludge

April 6, 2007 9:35 am | Articles | Comments

A challenge confronted Darin Davis, the environmental manager of the General Mills facility in Wellston, OH, considered to be the largest producer of frozen pizzas.

Transforming and Expanding Track and Trace in the Chemical Supply Chain

April 6, 2007 9:17 am | Articles | Comments

We've come a long way since radio frequency identification (RFID) technology was first used to track military planes in World War II. Today, by combining RFID with the electronic product code (EPC), the technology has many new uses — from improving efficiency in the retail supply chain to protecting patients from receiving counterfeit drugs.


Star-P Helps MIT Scientists Clear Pollution From the Air

April 6, 2007 8:05 am | News | Comments

A new MIT-developed computational method for molecular modeling aims to help scientists reduce soot in hydrocarbons, understand what causes ozone degradation, and discover other chemical molecular behaviors that could potentially improve the atmosphere.

Shaker-Type Dust Collector

April 6, 2007 8:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

The ArrestAll AR Series self-contained, shaker-type dust collector is suitable for light-duty industrial facilities where the need for filtration is intermittent. Its design is compact, making it easy to install or relocate.

Next-Generation Blowers

April 6, 2007 8:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

IntelliGen variable-speed brushless blowers feature an advanced electronic drive controller to promote high performance and reliability.


Sifter With Low Profile

April 6, 2007 8:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Flo-Thru sifter has a gap-free screen frame with quick-disconnect clamps and a crevice-free interior finished to cGMP, 3-A, USDA, and FDA standards, allowing rapid, thorough washdown.

Industrial Gas Detector

April 6, 2007 8:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Series 3000 XPIS gas detector uses existing two-wire systems to monitor for toxic and oxygen gas hazards in potentially flammable environments.


New Leader in Cellulosic Ethanol?

April 5, 2007 12:15 pm | News | Comments

Diversa Corp. and Celunol Corp. have signed a definitive merger agreement to create a new leader in the emerging cellulosic ethanol industry.

Survey Says 85 Percent Don't Pay Heed to Safety

April 5, 2007 12:15 pm | News | Comments

If there is one thing all workplace safety experts agree on, it is the need for proper protective equipment when undertaking hazardous tasks.

ACC News: Three New Members

April 5, 2007 12:15 pm | News | Comments

Huntsman Corp., Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP, and Montgomery Chemicals LLC are the latest companies to join the American Chemistry Council.

Cosmetic Black Eye? New Report Focuses on Toxics in Personal Care Products

April 5, 2007 12:15 pm | News | Comments

Things could get ugly for investors who ignore glaring health risks in the cosmetics industry, warns a new report from the Investor Environmental Health Network (IEHN), which represents 20 investment organizations with $22 billion in assets under management.

Ups and Downs: New Data on Plastics

April 5, 2007 12:15 pm | News | Comments

Despite pressures from external challenges, the U.S. plastics industry remains one of the largest manufacturing sectors in the U.S.

Sealed Bulk Bag Discharge System Contains a Chemical Dust Hazard

April 5, 2007 12:05 pm | Articles | Comments

The Texas A&M University System is famous for its agricultural and engineering programs but less well known is the fact that one of its agencies has the country's largest training facility for firefighters. The 120-acre Brayton Fire Training Field is operated by the Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) and includes full-scale buildings, a chemical complex, a petroleum refinery unit, a loading terminal, a ship, and an aircraft fuselage for realistic firefighting drills.

Innovative Solutions at Work

April 5, 2007 12:05 pm | Articles | Comments

In our first issue of 2007, CHEM.INFO asked industry experts from chemical processing associations across the country about the challenges chemical plants would face in the coming year. Most predicted that the growing energy crisis, plant security concerns, and railroad service issues would be the most problematic. Knowing our readers would not sit by idly, we asked how they're handling what they view as the industry's toughest issues.


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