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  • Skebba Joins Ultra Tech Pipe as Chief Financial Officer

    September 9, 2008

    Terry Skebba has joined Ultra Tech Pipe as chief financial officer and will assume all financial responsibilities for the company, including managing the accounting department and directing human resources. Skebba will work out of the 110,000-sq-ft manufacturing facility that includes various...

  • Air Cannon System

    September 2, 2008

    The patent-pending SIX SHOOTER air cannon system has integral controls that allow one air cannon to supply powerful blasts to improve material flow at up to six points in a vessel. It provides a powerful blast of air to improve the flow of bulk materials through storage and process vessels....

  • Portable Disc Installation Aid Receives ATEX Approval

    August 19, 2008

    Elfab, Europe’s leading manufacturer of rupture discs, has been awarded ATEX approval for its rupture disc installation aid, Test-Tel. Test-Tel is designed to confirm correct disk installation, as well as ensuring the proper fitting of the ATEX-approved Flo-Tel+ detection system.  ...

  • CHOPIN Technologies Finds New U.S. Distribution for Its Flour-Processing Quality Control Systems

    July 23, 2008

    CHOPIN Technologies, a manufacturer of quality control devices for flour and cereals processing, announces its new distribution network in North America. The company has partnered with Lab Synergy of Goshen, N.Y., to strengthen its North American sales and after-market efforts. CHOPIN Technologies...

  • Fike Now Offers Clean Agent Fire Suppression Systems with Dupont FMm-200

    July 17, 2008

    Fike has announced that its global clean agent fire suppression system offering will include the use of DuPont FM-200 clean agent, beginning August 15, 2008. The use of FM-200 (ASHRAE name HFC-227ea) will not require engineering changes to Fike’s product offering, nor will it require any...

  • Dust Explosion Testing Mandated by New OSHA National Emphasis Program Performed by Fauske & Associates LLC

    June 10, 2008

    Dust explosions are a serious hazard in industries nationwide. They lead to the loss of production, plant/facility destruction, and personnel injury or fatality. In 2005, the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board issued a report stating that between 1980 and 2005, at least 281...

  • Low-Pulse, Twisted-Lobe Blowers

    May 27, 2008

    HeliFlow 616 and 624 blowers reduce noise levels by 4–7 dBa. With high overhung load capabilities of 13,500 in./lb, the durable units offer low pulsations with solid helical trilobe rotors while providing pressure to 15 psig, vacuum to 16 in. Hg, and airflow to 3200 cfm. Proprietary, smooth-...

  • Emergency Response Guidebook for Hazardous Materials Emergencies

    May 27, 2008

    The first release of the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) since 2004 is now available. The 2008 issue contains new information for first responders in the event of an incident involving hazardous materials. The Guidebook provides a consistent and standardized approach for handling hazardous...

  • Smooth Surface Rupture Panel

    April 29, 2008

    Untitled Document The metal vent reverse buckling (MVRB) rupture panel is designed to protect dust collectors, conveyor systems, dryers, and most other equipment that requires precise overpressure protection. With reduced nuisance failures, the panel life of the MVRB is longer than...

  • The Importance of Risk Management Programs in Explosion Protection and Prevention

    April 23, 2008

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