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KEY HISTORY: Gas Detectors

October 1, 2007 6:09 am | Comments

"The Evolution of Gas Detectors," a new white paper from MSA in Pittsburgh, PA, highlights the development of portable gas detection instruments from their initial designs through today's small, lightweight, and convenient units.

ESSENTIAL DATA: Rubber Products

October 1, 2007 6:09 am | Comments

Red Valve, Carnegie, PA, a supplier of expansion joints, reducers, fittings, elbows, ductwork connections, and vibration pipe, is offering readers a free brochure on its Redflex line of rubber products.


October 1, 2007 6:09 am | Comments

Omega Engineering Inc., Stamford, CT, has more than 190 pages of information and product data for the DAS market featured in a new catalog.



October 1, 2007 6:09 am | Comments

Fluke Corp., Everett, WA, a leader in handheld electronic test and measurement technology, has an online version of its test tools catalog.

WHITE PAPER: Audit Survival

October 1, 2007 6:09 am | Comments

ChemSW Inc., Fairfield, CA, has released "How to Survive a Chemical Management Audit," an industry white paper that presents best practices that can be leveraged to handle audits.

NEW RESOURCE: Energy Savings

October 1, 2007 6:09 am | Comments

A new downloadable presentation from the energy management team of CECO Environmental, Cincinnati, OH, details the cost impact of wasted energy in industrial buildings and processes.

Innovation at the Chem Show

September 10, 2007 5:39 am | Comments

Considered North America's largest process equipment and technology exposition, the 2007 Chem Show in New York, Oct. 30 through Nov. 1, will feature hundreds of innovative products and technologies from more than 600 leading suppliers. The following items offer a sneak peek at some of the many products to be exhibited.


10 More Technologies You Shouldn't Miss

September 10, 2007 5:02 am | Comments

Don't stop reading even if you're getting a feeling of déjà vu! We presented a special report in the July issue titled "10 Technologies You Shouldn't Miss," but this is different. This article highlights 10 more technologies that we believe you'll want to know about. Each one has an important feature in common with all the others — innovation.


The Importance of Post-Cured Tubing in Sanitary Applications

September 4, 2007 11:59 am | Comments

New research is highlighting concern about the migration of silicon from tubing into final pharmaceutical products. Here's a look at platinum-cured tubing that destroys the dangerous contaminants that can migrate into consumable products.

A Culture for Safety: What the BP Baker Report Didn’t Tell Us

September 4, 2007 11:49 am | Comments

The challenge for leaders in the chemical process industries is to build a culture that supports strong safety performance as well as productivity and quality. Here's a look at ways to accomplish this important task.

Mill Increases Efficiency By Avoiding Nasty Metal Contamination

September 4, 2007 11:45 am | Comments

Wire woes were causing breakdowns and excessive maintenance at a busy Northwest paper company. Equipment was needed that would remove wire remnants before they plugged up the refiner plates. The solution has proven to be both effective and economical.

Cutting Costs by Picking the Low Hanging Fruit of Energy Conservation

September 4, 2007 11:38 am | Comments

An innovative air recovery system is enabling PET plastic bottle manufacturers to recover air that has residual pressure, which saves CFMs and takes a big slice off their electric bill. Here's how they're making it work…


Ins and Outs of Pneumatic Conveying Receivers

August 1, 2007 10:38 am | Comments

When designing a continuous process complete with gravimetric loss-in-weight feeding, it's imperative that the refill device be engineered for feeder accuracy and process quality. Pneumatic conveying receivers can ensure dust-free, efficient transport and refill. Here's how…

Using I/P Transmitters in Natural Gas Applications

August 1, 2007 10:21 am | Comments

Until recently, there was no other choice but to rely on I/P transmitters that were not agency approved for use in hazardous 'classified' natural gas applications. Fortunately, a few have become available for this type of service.

Beating the Odds and Grinding Toward Success

August 1, 2007 10:08 am | Comments

Launching a technology-based business in a market with a high barrier to entry isn't a challenge for the faint of heart. Here's a success story that shows how vendor partnering made all the difference…


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