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Juggling Act

February 12, 2007 3:53 am | Articles | Comments

We've heard what's being done by industry associations to remedy some of the industry's biggest challenges, but at CHEM.INFO we want to hear how our readers are tackling — or planning to tackle — their toughest issues.

Handy Checklist:How to ImprovePumpKnow-How andCut Downtime

February 12, 2007 3:52 am | Articles | Comments

A diligently maintained pump can reduce your costs while increasing efficiency. This review offers suggestions for minimizing pumping time, cutting fuel consumption, and ultimately boosting profits By Mike Austen Make sure all fittings are airtight.

Smart Energy: Finding Gold in the Air Power Equation

February 12, 2007 3:52 am | Articles | Comments

You can reduce energy costs for ventilation and emission control systems with careful attention to volumetric flow rate, pressure, density, and fan efficiency. Here's how to meet the challenge


Robotic Palletizing System

February 8, 2007 12:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

A new robotic palletizing system combines non-robotic layer-forming technology with a robotic palletizer to transfer and stack a full layer of product at a time using a roller curtain.

Diaphragm Metering Pump (1780)

February 8, 2007 12:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The 500AR Series hydraulic diaphragm metering pump is designed with an automatic air release valve to be used in sodium hypochlorite service or with other chemicals that off-gas at room temperature.

Wet-Mix Process Systems

February 8, 2007 12:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Custom engineered wet-mix process systems featuring colloid mills and positive displacement feed pumps are packaged to achieve specific customer requirements for emulsifying, dispersion, and particle size reduction.

Internet/Ethernet Counter

February 8, 2007 12:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Available in PC-board and standalone versions, the iFPX Internet/Ethernet frequency pulse transmitter works with most conventional counting inputs (up to 500 kHz).

Structured Packing for Acid Applications

February 8, 2007 12:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Flexeramic structured packing promises high capacity and efficiency while providing a lower pressure drop than other products on the market.


Vacuum Conveyors (1776)

February 8, 2007 12:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

C-Series vacuum conveyors powered by pneumatically driven vacuum pumps transport up to 10-15 tons/hour of powders and granules.

Container Dumper (1774)

February 8, 2007 12:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

This lift-and-dump container dumper discharges non-free-flowing powders into an existing mixer at 156 in. above floor level.

Entry-Level Case Palletizers

February 8, 2007 12:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The GS100 Series of entry-level case palletizers are fully automated palletizers for companies looking to convert from manual palletizing as well as larger, multi-line operations where high-speed palletizing is not cost-justified.

Safeguarding Workers Against H 2 S Gas with Detection Monitoring Systems

February 7, 2007 3:48 am | Articles | Comments

Almost everyone has experienced that unpleasant rotten egg smell that comes from hydrogen sulfide (H 2 S) gas, but it is generally not a serious health problem when we're traveling past a dairy, poultry farm, or wastewater treatment plant.

Manufacturer ofBleachKeeps CoolWith EngineeredPlastic Towers

February 7, 2007 3:47 am | Articles | Comments

It's a tough world out there, especially in production areas that involve harsh chemicals or corrosive environmental elements such as coastal air.

Two Important Events

February 7, 2007 3:43 am | News | Comments

There are two key shows set for this month: Informex and Pittcon. Informex is a global event for networking and business in the fine, custom, and specialty chemical manufacturing industry.

How to OptimizepH Measurement

February 7, 2007 3:43 am | Articles | Comments

Here's how one company is handling its pH analysis and achieving improved emissions monitoring, reduced maintenance and downtime, and lower equipment costs


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