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Active Energy Efficiency Boosts the Bottom Line, Part 1

December 11, 2012 11:05 am | by IAN WILSON, Global Program Manager, Energy & Buildings Business, Schneider Electric | Articles | Comments

Automated control and regulation of active energy-efficiency systems is the only way to move beyond basic energy-reduction measures to capture the full potential of your plant.

Bio-Based Multi-Metal Protection

December 11, 2012 9:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cortec presents its VpCI®-148 paper as environmentally friendly, grease resistant, corrosion inhibiting and comprised of bio-based materials.

Energy-Saving Variable-Speed Drive Technology

December 11, 2012 8:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sullair's V250S single-stage rotary screw air compressor combines the simplicity of its single-stage rotary screw air end with a variable-speed drive.

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NOx Scrubbing Technology Breakthrough

December 11, 2012 8:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pacific Rim Design & Development introduces its NOx single-stage scrubber as a green and efficient way to remove nitrogen dioxide from gas scrubbers.

Energy Management: More Financial than Technological

December 10, 2012 10:58 am | Articles | Comments

"Our customer base is measuring every parameter you can imagine for their processes and their machines, but energy typically hasn’t been one of them. It’s not difficult to do."

Lights Out: Ready for Lighting Legislation?

December 7, 2012 10:02 am | by GRAINGER | Articles | Comments

Grainger has provided a “Test Your Readiness” questionnaire to help businesses better understand how well they are prepared to adapt to new lighting legislation.

A Torrent of Tank-Cleaning Power

December 4, 2012 10:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

The new Torrent™ 50 tank-cleaning head from NLB Corp. delivers 3D water jet action with the force of 600 HP of water.

Bio-Based Materials Can Replace Petro in $100B Worth of Polymers

December 4, 2012 6:27 am | by JIM LANE, Biofuels Digest | Blogs | Comments

Are bio-based molecules ready for prime time? Yes, with focus and more innovation, says Lux Research in its newest sector report.

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Increasing Level-Measurement Efficiency

November 30, 2012 11:07 am | Articles | Comments

Rising fuel prices, bloated shipping costs, ways to improve customer service — these are the concerns that keep distributors up at night.

Banishing Bacteria from Wall to Wall

November 20, 2012 11:22 am | by JONNATHA MAYBERRY, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

Microbes, though invisible to the naked eye, are a huge nuisance in pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities. Contamination can cause serious issues, endangering facilities, batches and reputations.  

Solving the Volatile Organic Compound Conundrum

November 15, 2012 6:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

Innovative Labs has developed a photo catalytic oxidation air purification system to address the concerns of formaldehyde, ozone and volatile organic compound pollution.

Cleaning Up Pesticide Residues

October 24, 2012 1:24 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Phenomenex Inc.’s   roQ QuEChERS kits are designed for the cleanup of multiple pesticide residues in food prior to HPLC or GC analysis.

Protect Your Hot & Cold

October 11, 2012 11:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

Clariant presents its Antifrogen® heat-transfer fluids, which are based on glycols (Antifrogen N, L and SOL HT) and/or potassium formate (Antifrogen KF).

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A Wind Tunnel for High-Temp Studies

October 8, 2012 10:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

The CLWT-115 closed-loop wind tunnel from Advanced Thermal Solutions provides an accurate and convenient system for thermally characterizing components.

Can Magnets Clean Up Oil Spills?

September 25, 2012 9:51 am | Videos | Comments

MIT researchers say they have found a method of recovering oil after a spill using magnets and nanotechnology.  

Separation on a Whole New Axis

September 20, 2012 12:27 pm | Articles | Comments

The Enviro Voraxial separator will be installed at a saltwater disposal facility to purify the wastewater generated during the hydraulic fracturing of wells in the shale fields.

Fountain of Youth?

September 20, 2012 11:47 am | by JONNATHA MAYBERRY, Associate Editor, Chem.Info | Blogs | Comments

We’re all getting older, but skin-deep solutions to ward off the signs of gravity, sun exposure and stress are available. If you could fight aging from the inside out, would you?

Shell: Preserving Fresh Water through Innovation

September 19, 2012 6:38 am | Videos | Comments

At one of Shell's natural gas assets, the company partnered with the city of Dawson Creek to recycle wastewater for industrial use and reduce the need for fresh water.

Control pH, BOD, Organics & Odors

September 18, 2012 10:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Linde recently unveiled its gas injection systems to more efficiently control pH, biological oxygen demand, dissolved organics and odors.

Environmental Impact, Part 2

September 13, 2012 12:50 pm | by JOEL HANS, Managing Editor, Manufacturing.net | Articles | Comments

Perhaps most fascinating about Linetec is when the company invested in some of its biggest projects, making more than 15 significant investments since the beginning of 2009.

Food vs. Fuel: Dating Your Feedstock, but Never Marrying, Part 2

September 12, 2012 12:14 pm | by JIM LANE, Editor & Publisher, Biofuels Digest | Blogs | Comments

To us, energy diversity is the solution -- and diversification the strategy -- and scientists and entrepreneurs must ultimately solve the debate by ending the need for it.

Food vs. Fuel: Dating Your Feedstock, but Never Marrying, Part 1

September 12, 2012 9:53 am | by JIM LANE, Editor & Publisher, Biofuels Digest | Blogs | Comments

With the U.S. drought, food vs. fuel has returned as a contentious issue. What alternatives are scientists and entrepreneurs developing to take us beyond the old debate?

Tough on Grease, Easy on the Environment

September 12, 2012 9:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

CR Brands Inc.’s Mean Green® industrial-strength cleaner and degreaser features a unique blend of biodegradable detergents, specially formulated for challenging pressure-washing applications.

Robotic Fish Help Monitor Waters

September 12, 2012 8:50 am | Videos | Comments

MIT researchers are refining robotic fish technology, which may be useful for detecting chemical and oil contamination in our waters.  

Environmental Impact, Part 1

September 11, 2012 11:56 am | by JOEL HANS, Managing Editor, Manufacturing.net | Articles | Comments

Linetec has consistently and eagerly moved toward reducing its environmental impact through dozens of projects, reducing volatile organic compounds, waste, excess heat and energy.

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