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Properly Handling Ethanol Throughout the Supply Chain

May 31, 2007 11:00 am | Articles | Comments

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.

Valve Selection Strategies for the Biofuel Gold Rush

May 31, 2007 10:41 am | Articles | Comments

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.


Very Low Detection Limit in Spotlight

May 31, 2007 10:22 am | News | Comments

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.


Record-Breaking Filter From Larox

May 31, 2007 10:21 am | News | Comments

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.

Fascinating Fact From Dresser Roots

May 31, 2007 10:21 am | News | Comments

The Minneapolis Water Works uses two Roots blowers that were installed and in continuous operation since 1941.

Chemical Prices at Center of Report

May 31, 2007 10:21 am | News | Comments

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.

Leak-Free Integrity

May 31, 2007 10:21 am | News | Comments

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.

Taking Aim at Friction and Wear

May 31, 2007 10:21 am | News | Comments

Solvay Advanced Polymers has launched a line of high-temperature, wear-resistant plastics for friction and wear applications in both dry and lubricated environments.


Master Controller for Air Compressors

May 4, 2007 10:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Sigma Air Manager Basic (SAM Basic) has been engineered to optimize compressed air system performance in small to medium installations.

Bulk Bag Discharger for Restricted Heights

May 4, 2007 5:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

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.

Feeders With Multiple Heads

May 4, 2007 5:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Versifeeder line has been expanded to include feeders with multiple feed heads.

Portable Bin Unloaders

May 4, 2007 5:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

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.

Blog Buzz: Level Measurement in Spotlight

May 3, 2007 12:09 pm | Articles | Comments

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.

Helpful Site: Planetary Mixers

May 3, 2007 12:09 pm | Articles | Comments

Charles Ross & Son Co., Hauppauge, NY, has launched a web site covering its line of planetary mixers.

Useful Brochure: Tubing and Hose

May 3, 2007 12:09 pm | Articles | Comments

AdvantaPure, Southampton, PA, has an updated brochure featuring information on its high-purity tubing, hose, fittings, assemblies, molded components, and RFID solutions.


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