A reactor is the pulsating heart of any chemical process, whether in industry or in the laboratory. Although it might be surrounded by other equipment such as separators and filters, the reactor is the key element where reactions happen.
A free chart from NewAge Industries Inc., Southampton, PA, outlines the similarities and differences of PVC and polyurethane. Designed to help tubing and hose buyers understand the performance properties of both, the chart lists association standards, size, hardness, tensile strength, operating temperatures, working and burst psi, colors, weather resistance and custom options.
The 2006 edition of the "Handbook of Crushing" from Pennsylvania Crusher, Broomall, PA, is available as a free CD-ROM. The illustrated manual provides an overview of mechanical reduction methods, a checklist of crusher selection criteria and an application analysis guide to the job specifications needed for crusher selection and sizing.
Labs are under tremendous pressure to increase throughput and improve detection limits. For samples that are complex, these goals are not congruent with the task of providing indisputable identification of chemical entities under ultra-fast conditions.
PITTCON is presented by the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh and the Society for Analytical Chemists of PittsburghAugust 2, 2006 12:35 pm | Comments
Solutions in Safety Through Technology, American Society of Safety Engineers symposium and mini-expoAugust 2, 2006 12:35 pm | Comments
New research designed to build scientific understanding of fruit genes could revolutionize the way foods, cosmetics and perfumes are created.
Even though methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) is banned as a gasoline additive in half the states in the U.S., past spills and underground storage tank leaks continue to impair groundwater quality.
Using the same multispectral analysis concept that enables satellites to study the earth's surface, Purdue University researchers have developed a system that quickly determines the composition of cells and tissue for medical diagnostics and scientific applications.