Upgrading the seal material, for example, to a fluoropolymer or PTFE can extend a seal's thermal limit.
Better productivity and product quality generate increase in revenues By Ing. José Manuel Cardel Gonzalez and Oliver Faidi Cortes Automation of laboratory data capture and analysis is seen as the major challenge facing the petrochemical industry.
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.
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.
REACH, the European Commission's newly initiated and controversial chemicals policy, will enter into force on June 1.
Nanomaterial manufacturer nGimat may have accidentally found a solution to some of industry's biggest environmental problems.
'A problem with the slitter-rewinder can halt production for the entire mill'
Because the responsibility of HACCP falls to each individual processing plant, it's smart to rely on trusted sources for sanitary garments.
'By eliminating the need to increase the pump speed over time, sliding vane pumps are inherent energy savers'
New literature (LV-120) describing emergency mixing valves systems for eyewash, facewash, and emergency showers is available from Leonard Valve Co., Cranston, RI. The free brochure includes American National Standards Institute for Emergency Eyewash and Shower Equipment information (ANSI Z358.
Supresta, Ardsley, NY, is offering a new online video demonstrating the advantages of using Fyrquel hydraulic fluids, which are both fire-resistant and self-extinguishing. It examines the importance of using such liquids in production facilities, where leaking fluids can lead to fire.
Shimadzu Scientific Instruments Inc., Columbia, MD, has a new white paper, "Overview of Biofuels and the Analytical Processes Used in their Manufacture," available for free download at www.ssi.shimadzu.com/biofuels.
With new domestic and international regulations and standards published daily, it's difficult for laboratories to keep up with changes and maintain compliance.
In the pharmaceutical and bioprocess environments, strict quality control standards ensure that production meets specification.
Industrial facilities of all kinds in the U.S. are required to adhere to federal standards, and the food processing industry is certainly no exception.