Environmental Processes Articles

  • Products for Primary & Secondary Aluminum Protection

    Before discussing aluminum protection, it is important to offer an explanation of what is meant by ‘primary’ and ‘secondary’ in the production, treatment, and application of the metal. The term ‘primary aluminum’ refers to the forging of the metal from raw alumina. Then, utilizing the Hall–Héroult electrolytic reduction process, the collaborative ...


    By Mid-Mountain Materials Inc.

  • What does environmental awareness look like post COVID-19?

    There’s been lots in the headlines about the effect COVID-19 has been having on businesses – socially, financially and environmentally – but, is the current pandemic we find ourselves in catalysing a commitment for organisations and local authorities to switch to more environmentally friendly processes? Our sales manager, Huw Crampton, recently shared his ...


    By Tidy Planet Limited

  • 5 Things to Expect from Your Environmental Services Company

    Choosing vendors is a critical aspect of any business as they perform essential support functions. You can have the best technicians and equipment, but the companies that provide theenvironmental services that keep your business running can bring all of that to a halt. You wouldn’t put cheap fuel into a race car, so why would you depend on sub-par vendors for your shops? ...

  • Roller Die Can Paint Large Parts

    One excellent way to finish parts is powder coating. This provides a protective coat over your metal part and can be an attractive finish. Allowing us to handle powder coating before assembly removes the step from your team and ensures the full part is coated. Roller Die offers powder coating in a variety of colors and recently completed ...


    By Roller Die + Forming

  • ElectroStatic Separation of Minerals

    Electrostatic phenomenon dates back to 600 – 700 B.C. when people noticed static electric effects (attraction of hair) when amber was rubbed with fur.  Indeed, the word ‘electrostatic’ comes from the ancient Greek word ‘electron’ meaning amber. Electrostatic beneficiation of dry granular plant-based food (i.e, organic) materials have been investigated for over ...


    By Bunting - Redditch

  • Learning More About A Tire Pyrolysis Plant

    The tire pyrolysis plant combines the batch and continuous type pyrolysis plant. The batch type plant is commonly used to feed the raw material using a batch. The machine can never feed raw material then discharge as well. Only after cooling along the plant and discharging the carbon black can another process begin. However, the continuous ...

  • Closing the Loop on Chemical Recycling

    Around the globe, pressure on our resources is rising due to population growth and a growing middle class whose level of consumption is increasing. In order to match limited resources with this demand, producers must do more with less. The looming climate crisis and other environmental challenges require businesses not only to be more efficient, but to use resources in a sustainable way. The ...


    By Sphera

  • How to Achieve Quality by Design (QbD) in a New Pharmaceutical Fill Line: Activity Organization (Series Part 6 of 6)

    Over the previous five Blogs in this series we have discussed the critical quality attributes to consider in a robust Quality by Design plan for the construction of a new Isolator/RABS fill line. The primary topics we explored are: Regulatory, Surround Areas, Cleaning, Process Interventions and Environmental Monitoring. Here we will talk about when these actions should take place, who should ...

  • Cleanroom Process Risk Assessment per Annex 1

    In the final part of our five part series of Quality Risk Management per Annex 1, we explore the benefits of a Cleanroom Process Risk Assessment and how our Contamination Control Advisers can provide you with one. Process Risk Assessment: Why it’s important A process risk assessment helps you to to ensure risks are properly controlled. Without a risk analysis: ...

  • Viable Non Viable Particle Counts

    Viable, non viable particle counts: Environmental and Process Monitoring- Annex 1, Section 9.4 In Part 3 of our 5 part blog series, we look at Viable Non Viable (V/NV ) Particle ...


    By Particle Measuring Systems

  • Annex 1 Quality Risk Management, Section 2

    In Annex 1 Quality Risk Management (QRM) principles and risk-based approaches are prominent expectations. Risk-based approaches are mentioned 43 times in the draft reinforcing the importance of using Risk Based approaches in all aspects of sterile product manufacturing. Here we highlight requirements related to Quality Risk Management that are specifically mentioned in Annex 1, including: ...


    By Particle Measuring Systems

  • Why Does A City Need A Pyrolysis Machine Converting Tire To Oil

    The quantity of waste that humans create each and every day is completely staggering currently. The most significant problem with modern waste is the fact a lot of it really is non-biodegradable, and several may take over one thousand years to finally decompose. It is a huge problem for cities around the globe which are literally buried in garbage and waste. However, there is now an ...

  • Recent degassing jobs - case study

    PURGIT has recovered hundreds of tons of tank vapor. Our process takes tank vapor and recovers it by condensing the vapor to liquid that can be recycled or sold. PURGIT does not waste valuable natural resources. The PURGIT process condenses tank vapor meeting environmental regulations and the recovered condensate is available for recycling. This is the most interesting and sophisticated vapor ...

  • Weathering and Staying Ahead of the Storm of EHS&S Compliance Changes Through Digital Transformation

    The “weather” outside can be frightful when it comes to Environmental Performance. Year after year, local and federal governments, clients and organizations themselves demand more and more emissions and Chemical ...


    By Sphera

  • When reduce - reuse - recycle means save time - save money - save the planet, Slovenia - Case Study

    A company from Ljubljana has found a cost-effective solution to process all the rubble Specialized in residential buildings, this company from Ljubljana has found a cost-effective solution to process all the rubble, asphalt and debris they encounter during their operation. The cost of transportation and landfills : a big concern With the ...


    By MB Crusher

  • Recovery of phenyl acetic acid - Case Study

    Customer: A leading pharmaceutical company. Location: Western India Tower Name: Extraction Column. Tower Diameter: 700 mm. 4 Packed Beds of 3m height. Mass Transfer Equipment: Medal-Pak tower packing and Liquid-Liquid Extraction internals. History: Client is engaged in pharmaceutical business for last 3 decades and has a major role in producing chemicals ...


    By Munters

  • What are the External Factors that affect Quality Management?

    Every organization possesses a different culture, but most of them face challenges to implement and maintain a culture of quality. This is generally due to various internal and external factors including improper process management and environmental factors respectively. However, internal factors can be managed using a robust Enterprise Quality Management System. The real challenge is managing ...


    By Qualityze Inc

  • Real-Time Monitoring Solution for Harmful Algal Blooms - Case Study

    Background Microscopic plants (algae) that live in the sea will sometimes grow out of control and produce harmful toxins that can contaminate water and shell fish, kill animals, and sicken humans. These negative consequences can have large monetary effects that ripple across many industries. In 2011, it was estimated that health consequences due to marine-borne pathogens in the USA have ...


    By EOM Offshore, LLC

  • Does reducing food waste also improve your bottom line?

    Food waste typically refers to food that has completed the food supply chain up to a final product, is of good quality and within the ‘use by’ date, but that still doesn’t get consumed. This will usually take place within the retail and consumption stages in the food supply chain. Reducing food waste and improving the management of its disposal can positively impact your company ...

  • Perfecting Heat Treatment and Endothermic Processing

    For iron and steel, one of the most common approaches for hardening these relatively soft materials is to perform heat treatment under endothermic atmospheres. There are many methods for heat-treating metal alloys, some of which include case-hardening or surface hardening and annealing, but the general purpose of the treatment is to help improve the durability or hardness of the material.1 ...

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