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A New Direction In China

September 16, 2008 7:05 am | Comments

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) plans to establish a greater presence in China, following the appointment of Dr. Yan Tsaur as the country’s first IChemE operations director.

Chlorine Fittings For Next-Generation Railroad Tank Car Project Approved

September 16, 2008 7:05 am | Comments

Midland Manufacturing recently received American Association of Railroads service trial approval for its enhanced fittings package, which is specifically intended for chlorine service.

Solving Pervasive Valve Fluctuations

August 25, 2008 6:27 am | Comments

By Chris Warnett Recent technological advances in the design and manufacturing of electric control valve actuators are making it possible for users to gain unprecedented levels of process stability, energy savings and responsiveness not available in the past.


Considerations For Custom Conveyors

August 25, 2008 6:27 am | Comments

Bullet List Your primary goal.

Going Green (3870)

August 25, 2008 6:27 am | Comments

Bullet List contains vegetable oil that can be processed for fuel production, replacing petroleum in diesel, gas, jet fuel, plastics or solvents.?Additionally, the biomass can be converted to ethanol, methanol or hydrogen after the oil has been extracted.?Other oil-producing feedstock, such as corn, soy or sugarcane, can disrupt farmlands, but with OriginOil's approach, this would not be an issue.?

More Efficient Pipeline Field Repair & Welding

August 21, 2008 7:08 am | Comments

Tests of Xiom Corp.'s portable polymer powder-coating technology have shown positive results at Tengiz oil field, which is being developed by TengizChevroil (TCO), a joint venture of Chevron Overseas Company, Exxon Mobil Kazakhstan Ventures and other major energy corporations.

The Best Way To Clean Your Screen

August 21, 2008 6:36 am | Comments

Screen blinding occurs when screen mesh openings are blocked or closed by the material that is being screened.

Powering Your Plant's Reliability

August 21, 2008 6:36 am | Comments

Like many expanding suburbs, Camas, WA faced the problem of how to update an aging infrastructure-in particular, its sewage collection system-to meet the needs of the city's growing population.


Easy Measurement For Optimizing Water Treatment

August 21, 2008 6:36 am | Comments

The Zetasizer Nano particle characterization system from Malvern Instruments has become an essential tool at a U.S. water treatment production facility by monitoring the zeta potential of raw water in order to optimize the concentration of alum added as a flocculating agent.

Oil Skimming: Go Green & Make Some Green

August 21, 2008 6:36 am | Comments

There is only one method proven to be continuous, efficient and economical in removing surface (free) oil. Oil Skimmers Inc. are not only more effective in removing oil from wastewater, but they also reduce costs incurred from ineffective removal.

Local Spill Provides Four-Wheel Proving Grounds

August 6, 2008 6:07 am | Comments

Spurred by operational challenges that involve responding to spills in the environmentally sensitive regions of Alaska, Elastec/American Marine has developed a highly versatile vacuum system that can be towed by all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).

To Skive Or Not To Skive: Things To Know Before Splicing Your Belt

August 6, 2008 6:06 am | Comments

Specially designed to help ensure quick, safe and accurate conveyor belt cover removal at various depths, belt skivers remove a conveyor belt's cover to prepare a belt for countersunk fasteners.

Billions Squandered Annually Due To Poor Motor Sizing

August 6, 2008 6:06 am | Comments

WEG Electric Motors Corp. has the expertise to explain how proper motor sizing could easily save ample amounts of energy.

Breaking The Language Barrier

August 6, 2008 6:06 am | Comments

G&F Industries, partnering with the Literacy Volunteers of South Central Massachusetts, has created a program to help employees who are non-native English speakers improve their workplace English language skills.

Savings In The Pipeline

July 24, 2008 9:41 am | Comments

Tyco Thermal Controls will provide nearly 400 miles of its Skin Effect heat-tracing system for the Barmer Salaya pipeline-a critical line used for transporting crude oil


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