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  • Heat Exchangers Spotlight - October 08

    September 26, 2008

    Heat Exchanger This heat exchanger uses glycol/water to cool and dehumidify. First, the hot air stream passes through an air-to-air heat exchanger where it is cooled from 200° to 150°F. Then, to dehumidify the air, it is cooled to 50°F...

  • Atlas Copco Compressors LLC Opens New Distribution Center

    September 26, 2008

    Atlas Copco Compressors LLC recently opened a new distribution center in Rock Hill, South Carolina, as part of its commitment to ensure 24-hour delivery of in-stock parts to customers across North America.       “Through our new distribution center in South...

  • Free Reference Guide to Understanding Drop Size Available

    September 24, 2008

    A new Spray Technology Reference Guide, Understanding Drop Size, has been released by Spraying Systems Co. to provide engineers with a working knowledge of drop size and related issues. Engineers involved with many spray applications, such as evaporative cooling, gas conditioning, fire...

  • Bearings Cut Downtime at Major Phosphate Plant

    September 12, 2008

    Previous bearings used on this chain mill at a major phosphate plant failed quickly because of shock loading, while the Rexnord SHURLOK roller bearings that replaced them are still in operation months later...

  • 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...