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Striped Fluoropolymer Tubing

May 2, 2007 7:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Colortrax striped fluoropolymer tubing can be used to identify chemical processes and fluid handling lines or other types of connections where quick tube identification is necessary.

Air Transfer Tubes

May 2, 2007 7:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

The TT Series is a line of air-operated transfer tubes for pneumatic conveying, hopper and bulk loading, dust and trim waste removal, and related applications.

Lightweight Polyethylene Tubing

May 2, 2007 7:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Two types of polyethylene tubing — a linear low-density formula and a co-extruded with ethylene vinyl acetate formula — are made from non-toxic ingredients conforming to FDA standards.


Corrosion College:Knowledge Beats Desert Heat

May 1, 2007 12:18 pm | News | Comments

The professionals at K & F Electric are electrical contractors specializing in the water and waste industry, where applications are known for extremely corrosive environments in which unprotected electrical products can deteriorate quickly, cause safety concerns, and increase costs.

Centennial Event: Air & Waste Management Show

May 1, 2007 12:18 pm | News | Comments

Pittsburgh will be the scene for next month's Air & Waste Management Association's 100th conference and exhibition.

People News: Promotions & Hires

May 1, 2007 12:08 pm | News | Comments

Gerald Lisowski has joined Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed Inc., Ithaca, NY, as general manager. He brings more than 20 years of business leadership experience to the company, which is focused primarily in North America and Latin America.

Where's the Beef? Screener Down Under Sets Record

May 1, 2007 11:57 am | News | Comments

Cargill Beef Australia began screening meat meal at its Tamworth plant using Kason Corp.'s Vibroscreen Model K84-1-SS, considered to be the largest circular vibratory screen separator manufactured in Australia.

Brazilian Pipe Dream: Metal Magmeter Gets Water Flowing

May 1, 2007 11:57 am | News | Comments

Latin America is experiencing an unprecedented population boom, thus requiring increased investments in water and wastewater facilities to keep up with the growth.


Industriepark Oberbruch: A Place for Technology-Based Processing Companies

April 16, 2007 7:42 am | Articles | Comments

Industriepark Oberbruch reflects an interesting concept in current investment philosophies for chemical companies expanding to Europe. It's a center for companies engaged in leading future technologies such as innovative new materials (e.g., carbon fibers) and fuel cells.

Damage Control: Bellows Stand Up to Solvents in Paint Mixers

April 16, 2007 7:17 am | Articles | Comments

Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) shaft seal bellows with vulcanized seams are withstanding damage from aromatic solvents on mills that blend paint ingredients at Rust-Oleum Corp.'s Wisconsin plant. The bellows have been in service for almost a year under conditions that caused previous seals to fail within days.

Building Connections in the Sand

April 16, 2007 7:08 am | Articles | Comments

Ohio's Fairmount Minerals is one of the largest producers of industrial sand in the U.S., and its Illinois-based subsidiary, Wedron Silica, has been hard at work for more than a century. The sand is mined from the St. Peters Sandstone, which is a 200 million-year-old sand deposit that runs from Minnesota to Oklahoma.


Mixing Systems

April 16, 2007 6:48 am | Articles | Comments

Variations of the Paravisc modular mixing system from Ekato Corp. are being used for the production of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, gels, toothpastes, shampoos, and foodstuffs as well as paste-like products such as adhesives, paints, and building materials.

Pollution Solution? Nano Research Leads to Happy Accident

April 16, 2007 6:44 am | Articles | Comments

Nanomaterial manufacturer nGimat may have accidentally found a solution to some of industry's biggest environmental problems. The company's ionic liquid solvents, stumbled upon during non-related precursor work, are now being developed to make industrial processes run cleaner and consume less energy.

Intelligent Inspectors: Solid Metal Detection With a Twist

April 16, 2007 6:29 am | Articles | Comments

Manufacturers do not need reminding that in today's litigious and safety conscious climate, a solid metal detection process is crucial. As they strive for greater automation and uptime, compliance with legislation and good manufacturing practice (GMP), manufacturers want a metal detector that does more than just prevent contamination.


Horizontal Conveyors

April 16, 2007 6:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Like a conventional vibratory conveyor, the Slipstick horizontal-motion conveyor is a rigid pan design that moves bulk material by applying periodic motion to the product.


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