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Hot News: Phasing Out PFOA

March 5, 2007 7:26 am | Articles | Comments

In a recent teleconference with key members of the press, DuPont executives talked about the breakthrough the company is making in developing high-performance products with reduced perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) content.

Actuated Ball Valves: Not Always Your Best Bet

March 5, 2007 7:23 am | Articles | Comments

Here's why Y-pattern valves might offer a better option By Paul Ainsworth Over the years, the ball valve has played a major supporting role in food manufacturing plant utilities: steam, water, and CIP chemicals. Invented for use in firefighting systems aboard U.S.

New Low-Power Transmitter

March 5, 2007 7:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Moore Industries, North Hills, CA, has come out with a new low-power temperature transmitter with power consumption of only 3mA. This announcement is particularly timely with the increase in drilling natural gas wells, building offshore platforms, and installing remote environmental sites.


Issues Bubble Up for Detergent Makers

March 5, 2007 7:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Manufacturers that are able to demonstrate pricing power derived from innovation, capital

Dry Bulk Show: Expert Demos Provided

March 5, 2007 7:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Focusing on dry bulk material processing and handling, the Gulf Coast Solids Handling & Processing Show comes to the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, TX, April 3-4.

Mag Meters for Low Flows

March 5, 2007 7:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

MAC Series electromagnetic flowmeters measure very low flows of electrically conductive chemicals and fluids of varying viscosities. The small plastic-bodied meters are capable of measuring pulsating flows from air and solenoid-driven metering pumps.

Manifolds for Filtration

March 5, 2007 7:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

Complete manifolds can be fabricated for multiple water filtration systems to ensure protection of heat exchangers, spray nozzles, pump seals, air compressors, I.E. and R.O. units, and other instrumentation to suit a wide variety of industrial, wastewater, and irrigation applications.

Volumetric and Gravimetric Feeders

March 5, 2007 7:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Mechatron LC feeder is designed for feeding dry minor ingredients at rates as low as 0.002 cubic feet per hour. It includes AC drive packages and a Coni-Flex flexible conical hopper.


Photo-Acoustic Infrared Gas Monitor

March 5, 2007 7:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Chemgard gas monitor uses photo-acoustic infrared sensing technology to detect industrial gases down to low ppm or percent levels. A variety of output ranges are available, and the monitor comes in three versions: explosion-proof, NEMA 4, and rack-mount.

Reaching Too Far?

February 27, 2007 4:25 am | Articles | Comments

REACH, the European Commission's newly initiated and controversial chemicals policy, will enter into force on June 1.

Pollution Solution?Nano Research Leadsto Happy Accident

February 26, 2007 5:45 am | Articles | Comments

Nanomaterial manufacturer nGimat may have accidentally found a solution to some of industry's biggest environmental problems.

On a Roll:Paper Mill UsesDC DriveTechnologyin Major Retrofit

February 26, 2007 5:41 am | Articles | Comments

'A problem with the slitter-rewinder can halt production for the entire mill'


Adopting a NewUniformApproach toFood Safetyand HACCP

February 26, 2007 5:32 am | Articles | Comments

Because the responsibility of HACCP falls to each individual processing plant, it's smart to rely on trusted sources for sanitary garments.

How the Right Pump Brings Efficiency and Much Greater Energy Savings

February 26, 2007 5:21 am | Articles | Comments

'By eliminating the need to increase the pump speed over time, sliding vane pumps are inherent energy savers'

Nano Conference

February 26, 2007 5:18 am | News | Comments

Nanotechnology has been heralded as the next industrial revolution, with the nanotechnology market estimated to reach $1 trillion by 2015.


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