Purdue University has a new technique to identify bacteria, including E. coli, without the time-consuming treatments usually required. Called desorption electrospray ionization, it could be used to create fast, accurate detectors for food safety and homeland security applications.
Bubble gum's days as an urban eyesore may be coming to an end. Revolymer Ltd., a startup company based in Wales, UK, has developed a new chemical base for chewing gum that allows it to be removed easily from pavements and other surfaces.
Termex intrinsically safe text and graphic panels from Pepperl+Fuchs feature a monochrome LC display for flexible and cost-effective PLC and computer-based operation and monitoring of machines and processes located in hazardous areas.
Mott Corp., Farmington, CT, has all-metal inertial gas sampling filters that allow the collection of particle-free samples from virtually any gas stream, even those that are very hot or heavily contaminated.
Pennsylvania has launched an online reporting system to help emergency responders take care of incidents involving hazardous chemicals. The PATTS system, which will replace paper reports, will store data about the presence of harmful substances throughout the state.
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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.
Flexeramic structured packing promises high capacity and efficiency while providing a lower pressure drop than other products on the market.
Available in PC-board and standalone versions, the iFPX Internet/Ethernet frequency pulse transmitter works with most conventional counting inputs (up to 500 kHz).
C-Series vacuum conveyors powered by pneumatically driven vacuum pumps transport up to 10-15 tons/hour of powders and granules.
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.
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.
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.