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  • Replacement Fill Control Valves with Electronic Flow and Metering Improve Pressure, Stop Leakage and Prevent Valve Failures

    The City of Modesto, California is situated 90 miles east of San Francisco and has approximately 200,000 residents relying on 200,000 of gallons of water a day. The City needed to upgrade three water storage tanks that hold approximately 750,000 gallons each. After years of using motor operated valves to fill water storage tanks, the city recognized that there were just too many problems. ...


    By Singer Valve Inc.

  • Rotork is ‘one-stop actuation shop’ for storage tank expansion project - Case Study

    Overview Rotork has demonstrated its ability to be a one-stop shop for valve actuation products and services for an oil storage tank expansion project in Holland. Rotork's activities have encompassed the supply of intelligent electric actuators for isolating, modulating and failsafe valves, digital control systems, valve gearboxes, valve adaptation, workshop motorisation, on-site ...


    By Rotork

  • GE Leakwise Application Notes: Oil Detection in Hydro-Electric Power Plants

    Leakwise* Oil Detection in Water Collection Sump Under Turbines Water carries oil leakage from turbine bearings and other leaking sources into a large sump, which is built under the turbines. In most plants, pumps installed at the bottom of the sump discharge the water directly to the river.  A Leakwise lD-221 Floating Oil Detector is installed in a perforated 6” stilling well. The ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • Impact of stress induced by stressors on hot carrier reliability of strained nMOSFETs

    In this study, the nMOSFETs with contact–etch–stop–layer (CESL) stressor and SiGe channel have been fabricated with a modified 90 nm technology. The performance of nMOSFETs has been measured. And the hot carrier reliability of the SiGe–channeled nMOSFETs with various CESL nitride layers has also been extensively studied. In addition, the impact of stress induced by CESL stressor and SiGe–channel ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Choosing the best shakeout technology for your process

    In the modern foundry, there are many options when it comes to choosing the proper shakeout technology for your metal casting facility. Improper selection can lead to poor throughput, casting damage, and unnecessary down time, all which costs your foundry money. There are many di¬erent shakeout designs available on the market today, including brute force, variable drive, and two-mass ...


    By General Kinematics

  • Choosing the best shakeout technology for your process

    In the modern foundry, there are many options when it comes to choosing the proper shakeout technology for your metal casting facility. Improper selection can lead to poor throughput, casting damage, and unnecessary down time, all which costs your foundry money. There are many di¬erent shakeout designs available on the market today, including brute force, variable drive, and two-mass ...


    By General Kinematics

  • The case for automatic weirs

    With hosepipe bans returning to parts of the country this summer, it’s easy to forget the disastrous floods of recent years – unless, of course, you were personally affected. This year’s harsh winter and modest levels of spring and summer rainfall belie a growing trend of more extreme weather events hitting the UK and a pattern of warmer winters and wetter summers. As we saw ...


    By Kijlstra LTD.

  • Continuously mixing one batch at a time

    Ready-mix company improves mixing efficiency and ingredient accuracy by switching to a rotary batch mixer. When a concrete and ready-mix producer moved to a new plant, the mixing process was redesigned to include batching for greater control over the final product 's ingredients. Rich-Mix Products makes concrete and ready-mix products and packages them for sale in home ...

  • EPA Budget Cuts Spell Stricter Enforcement:Technology the Answer

    How does the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) receive funding? The simple answer - the taxpayer -from the taxpayer to Congress from Congress to the EPA, the taxpayer being the catalyst. The economy is in deep trouble; our government is looking at options not to default on our debt, trim budgets and reduce unemployment. One disturbing factor is that Congress wants to take billions ...


    By ABCOV Companies

  • Measuring corporate environmental footprint

    Nuno DaSilva, Managing Director of PE Americas, reveals the best methodologies for measuring an organization’s environmental impact. Frequently I get asked for guidance on the best methods for measuring an organization's environmental footprint. Questions tend to be about 'should measurement be based strictly on collecting emissions and energy use data from operational and facility sites?' How ...


    By thinkstep

  • Rapid blending of nutraceuticals in a restricted space

    Although vitamins and minerals have long been a mainstay in health maintenance, a new category of health maintenance products has created an entirely new market over the last two decades. The term "nutraceutical" was first defined in 1989 by Stephen DeFelice, M.D. as "... food, or parts of a food, that provide medical or health benefits, including the prevention and treatment of disease." Since ...

  • Rapid, gentle blending maximizes strength of powder metal parts

    Nestled in the heart of the powder metal capital of the world, Allegheny Blending Technologies (ABT) specializes in custom blending of ferrous and non-ferrous powder metals that are sold to molders of powder metal parts. These blends of iron powder and additives (copper, nickel, graphite, manganese sulfide and dry lubricants) play important roles in products and equipment. In the U.S. automotive ...

  • A first person account of mine longwall dewatering solutions

    When mining companies in Alabama have problems, they look to Jim House & Associates (JH&A) for solutions. Such was the case when a large mining company needed to keep water off of the longwall face underground and they looked toward Jim House & Associates to provide them with a solution. JH&A has been in business since 1957 and is a premier ...


    By Cornell Pump Company

  • Daimer Launches Vapor Steam Cleaner For Airport Maintenance

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the nationally and internationally reputed American brand of 700+ industrial and commercial grade cleaning systems, including power enhanced vapor steam cleaner equipment, portable carpet steam cleaner machines, industrial car wash machines, and many other technologies, is debuting the KleenJet® Ultra 5000CVP – ATIS® industrial steam cleaner to airports ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • The unconventional wisdom on renewable energy and investment

    Over the summer, there has been a loud buzz in the media about the need for research and development that would lead to a breakthrough in the cost of clean energy technologies. Financial Times commentator Martin Wolf called for a “moonshot to save the planet” building on the proposal ...

  • Piedmont Biofuels Spawns Ecoindustrial Park

    DRIVE to the end of Lorax Lane in Pittsboro, North Carolina, and you will discover a slice of the future of America. In one location, you can find - among other things -a biofuels station, a sustainable farm, a hydroponic greenhouse, a vermicomposting operation, an organic food distributor, a natural bug repellant manufacturer and a bookkeeper. And it all started with Piedmont Biofuels Industrial ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Weigh batching: the benefits of an automated system

    In many plants that batch-blend bulk products, weigh batching is a manual, time-consuming operation in which ingredients are weighed individually before being charged to a blender or other process vessel. A significant number of such plants could benefit from the installation of an automated weigh batching system. For small as well as large operations, an automated weigh batching system can pay ...


    By Flexicon Corporation

  • Zero waste in Buenos Aires (Argentina)

    In late 2005, the City Council in Buenos Aires, Argentina unanimously passed a law, “Integral Management Of Solid Urban Waste,” a Zero Waste law. The law sets goals and milestones to reduce the volume of municipal solid waste going to landfill disposal. “The first milestone is 30 percent reduction of waste to landfill by 2010,” says Cecilia Allen of Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives' ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • 16 Oxiperm Pro disinfection systems with flushing capacity for Messe München

    The exhibition organisers need to provide different amounts of domestic water for different kinds of exhibitors. For example, an IT industry exhibition needs a different amount of water to a watersports exhibition. This means that the domestic water pipes need to be designed on basis of the shows which need largest volumes of drinking water. With all sorts of different occupants in the Munich ...


  • Why business needs to wake up to water waste

    Carbon Trust Chief Executive, Tom Delay, discusses the progress that needs to be made by businesses to address water scarcity With World Water Day focusing minds on the issue of water scarcity, the need for businesses around the world to act fast on easing water shortages becomes more urgent. By 2030 global water demand ...


    By Carbon Trust

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