No one knows whether or not ethanol despite the renewable fuels thresholds set forth in the Energy Policy Act of 2005 will ever become the first choice among motor fuels consumers. But there is no arguing that ethanol, in some form, will continue to be a major player in the powering of the nation's on-road vehicles.
Gold is glittering in the fields of Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota, North and South Dakota, and many other states, but it's not precious metal. It's corn destined to be processed into ethanol fuel. This boom, which began in the Midwest, is now spreading to many other sections of the country.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has announced that a global supplier of testing and thermal processing services has selected the Thermo Scientific HiPerTOC total organic carbon benchtop analyzer for its environmental inorganic and organic carbon analyses of water samples.
What's considered the largest gas-tight horizontal belt filter has been delivered by Finland's Larox Corp. for a solvent-based edible oil application.
The Minneapolis Water Works uses two Roots blowers that were installed and in continuous operation since 1941.
A looming crisis over chemicals poses a threat to the U.S. economy, according to a new report released by AMR Research, the National Association of Manufacturers, and its Manufacturing Institute.
Helium Leak Testing Inc., a provider of helium leak detection systems and services, recently certified the leak-free integrity of a 90-foot-long pressurized column measuring five feet in diameter for Titan Metal Fabricators in Camarillo, CA.
Solvay Advanced Polymers has launched a line of high-temperature, wear-resistant plastics for friction and wear applications in both dry and lubricated environments.
The Sigma Air Manager Basic (SAM Basic) has been engineered to optimize compressed air system performance in small to medium installations.
The Type 5 bulk bag discharger has been designed for height-restricted areas areas where loading a bag into a regular discharger requires the forklift frame to be raised higher than the ceiling height.
The Versifeeder line has been expanded to include feeders with multiple feed heads.
New loss-in-weight portable bin unloaders have been designed for the accurate discharging and metering of material stored and transported in either side or bottom discharge portable bins.
A non-promotional blog on level measurement has been launched by Monitor Technologies, Elburn, IL, a leader in level measurement and bin level indicators for powder and bulk solids applications.
Charles Ross & Son Co., Hauppauge, NY, has launched a web site covering its line of planetary mixers.