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- Book Review: Box Boats: How Container Ships Changed the World
Carcinogens are Cancer Causing Chemicals
What’s at Stake? A carcinogen is any substance that can cause cancer. They are chronic toxins that cause damage after repeated or long-term exposure. For some people, the workplace can be a source of exposure to some carcinogens, such as asbestos, benzene, or formaldehyde. What’s the Danger? Benzene is a colorless, flammable liquid with a sweet odor. It is among the 20 most widely used chemicals in the United States. It is used mainly as a starting material in making other chemicals, including...
Raw material cycle: from chip to briquette to product - Case Study
Thanks to their briquetting system from RUF Frischhut can redeploy production scrap and melt it again Ludwig Frischhut GmbH and Co. KG have closed the circle on their raw material cycle by utilising a briquetting press from RUF: cast chips produced during the machining of parts for water supply and sewage disposal are pressed to solid briquettes and then melted in the in-house foundry and cast to form new raw products. The melting of the loose chips would however not be possible. Therefore the company is saving...
Easy baling of extra large cardboard - Case Study
Whenever genuine spare parts are needed for the vehicles made by large automobile manufacturers, the Rudolph Logistik Group in Baunatal, near Kassel/Germany, ensures they are available. Their spare parts logistics is an ingenious operation! This is now also true of the way they deal with the huge amount of waste cardboard generated. The contract logistics specialists found an optimal disposal solution at HSM, the Frickingen-based manufacturer of document shredders and baling presses: the HSM HL3521 S horizontal...
Optimised material flow management – Start the presses - Case Study
To provide the best light for people and the environment is the aim of Zumtobel Lighting GmbH. Established more than 60 years ago, the company from Dornbirn in Austria develops and manufactures high quality, individual lighting solutions for customers all over the world. The sustainable use of resources is an important factor for the company, not only with regard to its products, but throughout all areas of the business. For example, in the disposal of packaging material from the assembly division for office and...
Press or pulse exposures determine the environmental fate of cerium nanoparticles in stream ...
Risk assessment models indicate that stream ecosystems receiving municipal wastewater effluent may have the greatest potential for exposure to manufactured nanoparticles. We determined the fate of cerium oxide (CeO2) nanoparticles in outdoor stream mesocosms using 1) one‐time pulse addition of CeO2 nanoparticles, representative of accidental release and 2) continuous, low‐level press addition of CeO2 nanoparticles, representative of exposure via wastewater effluent. The pulse addition led to rapid nanoparticle...