hardness Articles

  • Hard Facts about Hard Water

    Have you noticed unwanted mineral buildups on your faucets? Are your clothes dull and scratchy? These are common signs of hard water, an issue affecting many households, in particular those getting their water from a well. ...


    By AquaBSafe

  • Recent Federal Developments - October 2017

    TSCA/FIFRA/TRI EPA Schedules PPDC Meeting: On October 13, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the scheduling of a Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC) meeting for November 1-2, 2017. 82 Fed. Reg. 47733. An agenda is expected to be made available by October 18, 2017.PPDC meetings provide the EPA Administrator with advice and information ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Interviewing James Mash, Director Of New BION-USA Business Unit

    James Mash, past President /CEO of Purafil Inc., joins Bioconservacion, as our Director of our new business entity BION – USA based in Atlanta, Georgia. James has been in the air purification industry for more than 20 years, during which time he has held top management positions in manufacturing, sales and management. His background in this business gives him an overall understanding, ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • Minsur - Tin giant gets boost from TOMRA ore sorting technology - Case Study

    A plant for treating mined waste and low grade material at the world’s largest underground tin mine has repaid its capital cost of US$24 million in just four months, thanks in part to the role of a TOMRA X-ray transmission (XRT)-based ore sorting machine. The plant went into operation in 2016 and is projected to contribute 6,000 tonnes of refined tin to the ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Integrating soft and hard risks

    All organisations need continually to improve and make efficiency savings without introducing unacceptable risks. Savings can be made by new collaborations and sharing at the interface between processes. Processes are what people do and so we use them to deliver value. We can also think and use process differently to improve performance. To identify added value we use a process map which shows ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Tradition dies hard

    Traditions in the way we view our environment are strongly entrenched in our collective mind, and any perturbation that could change them is usually strongly resisted.  However, change does occur [1], even though there is resistance to it, and this includes changes in the scientific process as well. Science is continually developing, with advances replacing what was previously envisioned to be ...


    By SAGE Publications

  • Characters of Soft or Hard Seal Valves

    Soft and hard seal are able to complement each other. The seal ability of soft one is better than hard one, however, hard seal now can also meet some requirements. Soft seal has better sealing ability, but can easily age, wear and has a short lifespan. Hard seal can be used longer, but has poorer sealing ability. Characters of Soft Seal Valves Soft seal: one side of the seal is ...

  • Mono nov working hard with zok international

    These cleaning solutions require delicate handling i.e. pumping, mixing and filtering to produce a pure solution with no aeration or foaming, which would interfere with the accurate metering and dosing of the chemicals involved. The Compact C progressing cavity pump, ith its gentle shearing action and capacity for handling viscous or difficult to handle fluids, forms a central part of the ...

  • Soft or hard market, what lies ahead

    The past three years for the U.S. economy have been some of the worst in recent memory. Companies have struggled for survival resulting in layoffs, acquisitions, bankruptcies, restructuring and, in many unfortunate cases, the closing of shop doors. This trend has not been lost on insurance carriers, and is one of the primary reasons we are currently experiencing a “soft market.” ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Using Steam Cleaner Machines to Clean Hard Surfaces

    An efficient steam cleaner can deal with the toughest grime and dirt and is one of the best cleaning machines available for hard surface cleaning. The cleaning power comes mainly from the output temperature of the machine, which can reach up to 386°F. There are a number of models incorporating the latest technologies available on the market. However, it is important to use machines that can ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • What is so hard about drainage modeling?

    Drainage modeling often suffers from the misconception that it is simple, but while it appears obvious that rain water will flow to the lowest point, the physical processes involved are not always well-understood or predictable. Drainage models attempt to predict that part of the water cycle that involves rainfall and its consequences, including potential flooding. Although flooding is, at its ...


    By Innovyze

  • A Guide To Buy Large Area Hard Floor Cleaners

    Hard floor cleaning machines can be classified into small area cleaning machines and large area hard floor cleaners. What is much in the cleaning area, one might ask. The same machine that can be used to clean a small area can be used for cleaning larger areas. While it is technically true, it may not be practically feasible. What are Hard Floor Cleaning Machines? A variety of ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Dietary effect on GHG emissions is hard to swallow

    The news is enough to make climate campaigners choke on their high-fibre breakfast cereal: if Americans adopted the dietary guidelines suggested by their own Department of Agriculture, greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) would actually go up by 12%. And even if Americans did what dietary ...


    By Climate News Network

  • UK energy – time to face some hard truths

    How can the UK meet its future energy needs? Tom Delay, CEO of the Carbon Trust, looks at how we can solve the problem with our energy future. The future of nuclear power in the UK looks well and truly stuck. The whole episode illustrates how high the stakes are at present for our energy future. Last month the new nuclear plant at Hinckley C was granted planning permission but we ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Things to Consider When Choosing A Hard Floor Cleaner

    A hard floor cleaner can be a good investment for any commercial or industrial area, provided you opt for the right kind of machine. Carpet cleaning is given a lot of focus and attention As compared to hard flooring, which sometimes gets the “step-daughterly” treatment, since these surfaces are relatively easy to wipe. If a spill can be wiped off the surface, there is a common ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Hard Surface Furniture Cleaners: Eliminating Grime And Allergens

    Hard surface furniture cleaners are the foremost tool for maintaining cleanliness in commercial areas, such as movie theaters, conference halls, hotels, spas, schools, libraries, and similar locations. These machines are used for cleaning wood, metal, vinyl, and other types of hard surface furniture. You need upholstery cleaners to clean entire carpets, seat fabric, and similar material. Hard ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Using Steam Cleaner Machines for Cleaning Hard Surfaces

    An efficient steam cleaner can handle the toughest grime and dirt and is one of the best cleaning machines available for hard surface cleaning. The cleaning power comes mainly from the output temperature of the machine, which can reach up to 386°F. There are a number of models incorporating the latest technologies available on the market. However, it is important to use machines which can ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • POLITICO takes a hard look at the future of energy

    In 2007, the investigative news site POLITICO launched and quickly became a go-to source for news about policy decisions coming from the nation’s capital. Now, the folks behind POLITICO are turning their lens to the U.S. energy sector with Future of Power, the inaugural special report of the Agenda, ...


    By Ensia

  • Desert Year: Why Is It So Hard to Care?

    Guest blogger, Energy Efficiency Markets Reposted from Real Climate Economics Why is it so hard to care about snakes? Or the desert? The climate? And especially the environment more generally? This time the snake was real.  Right there on the side of the road.  Some evenings ago, however, in the waning ...

  • Floor Cleaning Machines for Hard Surfaces in Commercial Areas

    Floor cleaning machines for commercial applications must have ruggedness and versatility to handle cleaning operations for longer durations. The large number of choices available makes the task of choosing the right machine extremely challenging. It is important to understand that not all machines are ideal for all surfaces and in all environments. Pressure Washers Hard surface ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

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