Accidental Release Articles

  • A definitive guide from microswitches manufacturer with the things you need to know about the micro switches

    What is a microswitch? A Microswitch is an independent switch that works with electricity. The switch gets actuated with just a slight physical force. The micro switch is a switch that gets triggered by the application of little power. This means that it needs just only a little energy to activity. The switch uses the tipping-point mechanism. This mechanism is known as the ...

  • What Are Micro Switches Used For?

    Before getting the best from a micro switch, it is important you understand what it can actually be used for. In other words, it is crucial to know what these electrical switches have been designed to accomplish. This is probably where most people get it wrong as they don’t even know what micro switches are meant for. If you are building an electrical project, ...

  • Top Micro Switches Applications Uses You Should Know

    There have been lots of arguments amongst people about micro switches with regards to what they have been designed to help accomplish. The truth is that most people are yet to understand these electrical switches. As a matter of fact, you can’t explore the uses of micro switches without having proper understanding about what they have been designed to do. In ...

  • Resin Pilot Plant - Case Study

    As part of a commitment to reduce airborne emissions – or the risk of such emissions – the Mt. Vernon, IN plant of GE Plastics – now Saudi Arabia Basic Industries Corporation – installed a NOx scrubber. SABIC is a diversified manufacturing company, active in chemicals and intermediates. In 2014, it was ranked fourth in the world among chemical companies by Fortune Global ...

  • How Refiners Use Monitoring Tools to Support Community Health and Safety

    Nothing is more important than the health and safety of our people and our communities—the communities where our employees live, work and go to school. Fenceline monitoring is used at our facilities to aid in the early detection of emissions, including benzene. The data helps us immediately correct problems and nearly all refining facilities quickly return to below action levels after ...

  • HAZWOPER – Different, Not Less

    When we think of a hazardous material event, we often think of firefighters and technicians rushing in with large plastic space-like suits to stop the leak and save the day. These first responders definitely play a large role in the mitigation of these emergency situations, but sometimes we tend to forget about the second – due responders who pick up the pieces and begin recovery. ...


    By HazSim

  • Villa Elevator

    According to house structure  door-opening  requirements, backpack frame style or portal frame style elevator structure for  your choice. VVVF drive technology special-purpose micro-computer panel control, smooth and comfortable.   Non-well Solution Plan While installing domestic passenger lifts near ...

  • Villa Elevator

    Non-well Solution Plan While installing villa elevator near the corridor or outside the villa, bent forming steel frame and steel frame out of aluminum alloy section  material are your first-choices in quickly building up elevator well .Steel structure well frame, it is of high cost performance. N Later outer plating will be packaged by decoration unit. It coincides with design style. Free ...

  • Villa Elevator

    Are you looking for the domestic passenger lifts or small house lifts?   According to house structure  door-opening  requirements, backpack frame style or portal frame style elevator structure for  your choice. VVVF drive technology special-purpose micro-computer panel control, smooth and comfortable. ...

  • Do earthquakes affect indoor air quality?

    Earthquakes are bad news with a lot of destructive potential, but people tend to think of them only in terms of property destruction and loss of life. One thing that is often overlooked is the amount of pollution they generate. Earthquakes actually cause a lot of pollution, both for air, soil and water. Understanding the effect earthquakes have on air pollution can help in preserving a proper ...


    By uHoo Limited

  • NOx treatment - case study

    As part of a commitment to reduce airborne emissions – or the risk of such emissions – the Mt. Vernon, IN plant of GE Plastics – now Saudi Arabia Basic Industries Corporation – installed a NOx scrubber. ...

  • Fence-line Monitoring: Benzene and Beyond

    Measurements of ambient air quality close to industrial facilities are sometimes referred to as fence-line monitoring, in particular if the ambition is to evaluate the facilities’ contributions to the air pollution situation. ...


    By Opsis AB

  • Gas Concentration Monitoring in Sulfuric acid production

    Sulfuric acid (H2SO4) is a central substance in the chemical industry. Principal uses include mineral processing, fertilizer manufacturing, oil refining, wastewater ...


    By Opsis AB

  • EPA Eyes Nonylphenol Ethoxylates

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) expanded on June 12, 2018, the list of chemicals subject to reporting under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) Toxics Release Inventory (TRI). The list now includes a category containing 13 nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPE). NPEs are nonionic surfactants used in a variety of industrial applications and consumer products ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Soil Remediation

    Remediation (the action of reversing or stopping environmental damage) and health risk assessment are increasingly required by both industry and property developers as more is understood about risks from contaminated land, and regulations become more stringent.  ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • How the post-flint effect could continue to affect industry

    This post originally appeared on Enablon Insights as part of a three-part series, Between Flint and a Hard Place. The first ...

  • How To Handle Chemical Spills & Cleanups

    FAST-ACT is designed for liquid and vapor chemical releases, but the chemicals it attacks does not need to be limited to what we traditionally think of as a chemical spill. Toxic and noxious chemicals can come from a variety of sources such as waste water, decomposition, household chemicals, and animals. Since FAST-ACT can be applied to liquid spill or vapor release enabling Emergency Responders ...


    By Fast-ACT

  • Limiting swimming pool outbreaks of cryptosporidiosis – the roles of regulations, staff, patrons and research

    Cryptosporidium is the leading cause of swimming pool outbreaks of gastroenteritis. Transmission occurs through the ingestion of oocysts that are passed in the faeces of an infected person or animal when an accidental faecal release event occurs. Cryptosporidium parasites present specific challenges for infection control as oocysts are highly resistant to chlorine ...


    By IWA Publishing

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