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Mercury at Center of Coal Controversy

June 7, 2006 11:23 am | Comments

A coalition of labor and coal industry groups in Pennsylvania is calling for support of Senate Bill 1201 and House Bill 2610, saying the legislation would reduce mercury emissions from power plants by 86 percent but would not threaten jobs.

Advanced Feed System

June 7, 2006 10:15 am | Comments

The Advanced Feed System, coupled with a circular cold saw, turns a semi-automatic machine into a fully automated production machine. It is easy for an operator to enter cut lists into the controller, secure the material in the indexing clamp and hit start.

Testing for Caffeine Right in the Cup

June 7, 2006 7:53 am | Comments

For millions of nervous and sleep-deprived people, the last thing they want is caffeine in their coffee, tea or cola.


Waste Not, Want Not in Biodiesel Arena

June 7, 2006 6:53 am | Comments

Galen Suppes, a chemical engineering professor and chief science officer of the University of Missouri-Columbia's department of renewable alternatives, has developed a process for converting glycerin, a byproduct of the biodiesel production process, into propylene glycol.

Off Track

June 7, 2006 6:39 am | Comments

Claiming railroads are taking them for a ride, leaders in the chemical industry are sounding the whistle for rail competition. The railroads say they've got it all wrong

Mechanical Seal (700)

June 7, 2006 6:06 am | Comments

The QBQ LZ contacting-face mechanical seal features Precision Face Topography and a patented wavy face seal design.

How to Specify Solenoid Valves for a Particular Safety Integrity Level

June 6, 2006 11:24 am | Comments

When touring a process plant, invariably you witness solenoid valves at work.

Tube Talk

May 10, 2006 6:28 am | Comments

Tectubes produces a million plastic tubes each year for the food, personal care and pharmaceutical industries.


High-Pressure Water Pumps

May 9, 2006 6:33 am | Comments

Company offers the SL-V 150 hp and the SL-V 200hp massive pumps for waterjet cutting as the latest additions to the Streamline series of intensifiers, providing more pump sizes to better accommodate specific applications.

Precision Brushless Pump System

May 9, 2006 6:28 am | Comments

The Masterflex I/P Process Pump System features a 1/3-hp PWM brushless motor drive, roller and ball bearing construction and a non-chip epoxy-coated IP55 washdown steel enclosure, making it well-suited for 24-hour continuous-duty operations under “real-world” conditions.

Miniature Adjustable Flow Rate Liquid Pump

May 9, 2006 6:28 am | Comments

The Model 7039 is a miniature adjustable flow rate liquid pump with a patented non-return valve and powered by DC stepping motor. It is designed for 12-24V operation and max flow rate can be adjusted from 0.

Self-Priming Centrifugal Pumps

May 9, 2006 6:27 am | Comments

Company has expanded its range of high-performance, self-priming centrifugal pumps with two new pumps that have been sized to meet demands for more efficient and more productive pumping solutions for handling water and wastewater, without compromising size or performance.


May 8, 2006 11:52 am | Comments

No Landfill for These Plastics So big is the NPE international plastics exposition that every day the equipment in operation at the show generates thousands of pounds of reusable plastics scrap.

Pumping Up Reliability

May 8, 2006 10:45 am | Comments

To achieve reliability in any plant, you must stop focusing on mere symptoms of failure and instead concentrate on underlying problems.

Running on Empty?

May 8, 2006 10:45 am | Comments

As the energy challenge escalates to a near crisis state, the chemical industry is feeling a major pinch.


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