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  • Waste Fuel Case History

    Waste Fuel Case History

    The Customer The company engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of machinery for decomposing petroleum-based materials. The company uses microwave technology for recovering hydrocarbons and fossil fuels from sources, such as tires, oil shale, ...

  • Waste Wood Case History

    Waste Wood Case History

    The Customer The Company is a leader in the development and implementation of state of the art timber gasification. The Process The Company uses a gasification process that breaks down different types of waste wood such as wood chips, pallets, ...

  • Carbon Components Case History

    Carbon Components Case History

    The Customer The company is a worldwide supplier of industrial graphite components. Precision machined graphite parts are available in a variety of shapes and sizes and are used in many industries including mining, aerospace, transportation and ...

  • Coil Coating Case History

    Coil Coating Case History

    The Customer The Company manufactures metal roofing and gutter systems for the commercial and residential housing industry. The Process Bare coils of recycled steel and aluminum are uncoiled from a roll. The metal is chemically cleaned, treated ...

  • Area Monitoring: Diffusion Sampling

    Area Monitoring: Diffusion Sampling

    Indoor and outdoor gas hazards that exist in open areas are usually monitored using diffusion-type sensors. A diffusion sensor has no active sample-drawing system; diffusion sensors rely on the ambient air movement and pressure to deliver the sample ...

  • Basic Principle of Safety

    Basic Principle of Safety

    A basic principle of safety can be illustrated by the accident triangle. This principle states that for each accidental death that occurs, there are X instances of human injury, Y instances of property damage, and Z instances of what we will call ...

  • Classifying Hazardous Areas

    Classifying Hazardous Areas

    The IEC is composed of approximately 40 countries including the United States. The purpose of the IEC is to establish standards for a wide variety of electrical products with the intent of encouraging international trade. The IEC has assigned a ...

  • Electrochemical Sensors for Specific Gas PPM Monitoring

    Electrochemical Sensors for Specific Gas PPM Monitoring

    Echem sensors are able to read a specific gas even when it is mixed in a background of other gases. Echem sensors are typically used to read very low PPM concentrations of toxic gases. The Echem sensor consists of a small cell holding an ...

  • Flammable Hazards

    Flammable Hazards

    Flammable Hazards The difference between a gas and a vapor is that vapors arise from liquids, whereas gases are normally in a gaseous state. Flammable vapors present additional sampling concerns (for example, we must prevent vapors from returning ...

  • Aluminum Recycling

    Aluminum Recycling

    The Customer The Company is one of the largest producers of aluminum. They conduct business worldwide and serve the aerospace, automotive, building, construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics, oil & gas, packaging and ...

  • Assist Gas Measurement in Flare Stacks

    Assist Gas Measurement in Flare Stacks

    The Customer The company manufactures solvents, polymers and intermediary chemicals. These products are sold worldwide and are used in the production of automobile interiors, steering wheels, paints, tires, adhesives, furniture, cosmetics and many ...

  • Biofuels Gas Monitoring

    Biofuels Gas Monitoring

    The Customer The Company is one of the world’s leading developers and producers of advanced fuels and green chemicals. The Process The Company uses a gasification process that breaks down wood chips, waste and other feedstock using plasma ...

  • Burner Efficiency

    Burner Efficiency

    The Customer The Company is a world leader in combustion technology. They design and manufacture burners for residential, commercial and industrial applications. The Process After the burners have been manufactured they must be tested to meet the ...

  • Feed Forward Control

    Feed Forward Control

    The Customer The Company is a world leader in the development and production of herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides for the professional agricultural, commercial and consumer turf and ornamental markets. The Process Their manufacturing ...

  • Methane Mining

    Methane Mining

    The Customer The Company is a global manufacturer of web handling, air flotation drying, process thermal management and emission control systems. They serve the web coating, printing, packaging and other industrial process markets. The Process ...

  • Natural Gas Processing Case Study

    Natural Gas Processing Case Study

    The Customer The Company is an exploration and production company that builds natural gas reserves through the acquisition and development of oil and gas assets across the U.S. They are one of the largest producers of natural gas in the Nation. ...

  • Tank Barge Degassing

    Tank Barge Degassing

    The Customer The Company is a premier tank barge operator. They use waterways to transport petrochemicals, pressurized products, black oil products, refined petroleum products and agricultural chemicals from producers to intermediaries to end ...

  • Heating value

    Heating value

    The CustomerThis Chemical Company is a leading supplier of performance polymers. Their products are used in a wide range of applications including adhesives, coatings, consumer and personal care products, sealants, lubricants, medical, packaging, ...

  • Battery rooms

    Battery rooms

    The CustomerThis company is a leading global information services provider, meeting worldwide needs in the financial, education and business information markets. The company operates a high tech data center that houses all its computer systems and a ...

  • Single solvent

    Single solvent

    The Customer`This company is a leading manufacturer ot polvrner ba^ed textiles, which are used in the medical and pharmaceutical industries. The ProcessThe customer has a single-solvent process that uses MEK. If this process has a leak, the leakage ...