Environmental Containment Articles

  • 30 Mil HDPE Liner for Mining Project in Indonesia

    30 mil HDPE liner is the kind of HDPE geomembrane liner which is widely used for water containment, waste containment or landfill projects. BPM HDPE geomembrane liner is made of top quality high grade polyethylene raw material, adding carbon black, antioxidant, anti-aging and UV-resistance component by the state of the art ...

  • Sound and Levitation

    Sound is all around us continually, but most people don’t think of it as a physical presence. We hear sounds, rather than touch them. This is why the concept of acoustic levitation is difficult to grasp, considering that sound is invisible most of the time. The combination of sound and levitation introduces properties that cause solids, gases and liquids to float. The process can occur in ...


    By Sound Planning Limited

  • How Portable Classrooms Support Social Distancing

    For some schools, classroom overcrowding has posed issues for years—long before the stressors of a pandemic were added to the mix. Whether your classroom will operate online or in person, this coming academic year will dive into uncharted waters for students and teachers alike. Not only will masks be required at many schools due to the continuous spread of COVID-19, but social distancing ...


    By Satellite Shelters, Inc.

  • Tropical Storm Isaias Causes Flooding and Property Damage in Puerto Rico

    This week, heavy rains and wind from Tropical Storm Isaias lashed parts of the Caribbean, including Puerto Rico. The storm knocked out power to almost 450,000 homes and businesses and dropped enough rain to cause serious flooding in parts Puerto Rico. The water damage not only destroyed property, in many cases, it also left behind exposure concerns. Whenever water enters a building, no matter the ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Are Oil and Gas Visual Inspections Enough?

    With so many small anomalies that can hamper asset performance, conventional visual inspections may not be sufficient. This is especially true in the hydrocarbon industry, where detailed oil and gas visual inspections often depend on the use of advanced nondestructive testing (NDT) ...


    By Zetec, Inc

  • Hydroman™ Submersible sewage cutter pump

    Submersible sewage cutter pump is a great option for more permanent pump-out set-ups. Available in a range of sizes, and with its 3-phase electric motor, this pump has the power to clear large volumes of water in minimum time. It features a wide flow pipe impeller and simple internal design to ...


    By Hydroman (A Tobee Brand)

  • A new type of double roller granulator with favorable and durable properties

    The new type of double roller granulator has the characteristics of beautiful appearance, simple structure, convenient operation and maintenance, safety and reliability, small volume and light weight. Users can operate and use the granulator without special training and learning. The machine ...

  • Modular Guardrail Systems: A Versatile Fall Protection Solution for your growing facility

    Industrial facilities of all types require substantial fall protection equipment to keep workers safe while working at height, near holes, and around dangerous machinery and chemicals. Since the interiors of these facilities are apt to change as production scales up, modular guardrail systems are a smart choice for providing the necessary level of OSHA-compliant fall protection. Versatile, ...


    By FabEnCo, Inc.

  • NDT for Austenitic Stainless Steel: The Shift to Phased Array Ultrasonic

    For years, industrial radiography has been the standard inspection technique for austenitic stainless steel. But that has changed. Now, more asset owners rely on phased array ultrasonic testing (PAUT) to get faster and more accurate results.  Just as the field has evolved, there are new ideas about the best methods of nondestructive testing (NDT) for austenitic stainless steel. This article ...


    By Zetec, Inc

  • The story of Chicago`s water tanks after the raging fire of 1871

    Now they are rare, but once the water tanks on the roof were the sentry on top of every large building in the city, protecting them from the threat of fire. The purpose of these tanks was to provide a reliable and easily accessible water supply for putting out fires. The water in the tanks is fed by gravity firefighters, so it is almost ...


    By Righetto Serbatoi S.r.l.

  • Monroe, Wisconsin Installations - Case Study

    Mix a 130’ diameter EQ tank with an average of 14’ operating depth that contains cheese processing waste. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The tank contents must be kept anaerobic with no more than .2 mg/L of D.O. The TSS must be no more than 10% variance between top and bottom measurements. The D.O. and TSS readings must be taken at six different test points. PHI ...


    By Pulsed Hydraulics, Inc.

  • Top Techniques Used in NDT for Aluminum Welding

    Nondestructive testing (NDT) for aluminum welding includes two important techniques: ultrasonic and eddy current. Both methods can expose diverse flaw types and offer comprehensive probing measures. With eddy current testing (ECT) and ultrasonic testing (UT), you can scan larger areas in less time and obtain resolute data in the process.  ECT works best on thin,  ...


    By Zetec, Inc

  • Be Prepared for Flooding

    What are some reasons for flooding? There are many reasons for flooding and not all flooding causes damage or is catastrophic. Flooding mostly occurs when stream or river systems fill beyond their capacity. It can also happen on lake or coastal shorelines during periods of high water levels encroach on flood plains or low-lying areas. The intensity and duration of ...


    By US Flood Control Corp.

  • Reliable Water Quality Data and Ingenuity Mitigate Algal Bloom Threat at Korean Dam

    Overview South Korean firm K-water worked with a regional distributor to install a contained and protected sampling system used to continuously monitor for hazardous algal blooms at one of the country’s largest dams. Challenge As the organization responsible for operating South Korea’s integrated water management ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • Which Water Filter Removes the Most Contaminants?

    If you’re someone who is concerned about the quality of your water but you’re not exactly sure what water filter you need, ask yourself one question: Which water filter removes the most contaminants? Consistently drinking water and not knowing what's in it and what’s going into your body is definitely something you should be concerned about. ...


    By Bestfilters.com LLC

  • Understanding OSHA 1910 to keep Employees Safe in Warehouses & Fulfillment Centers

    Fall safety is typically thought of as an outdoor issue in conjunction with rooftop safety, but falls can take place inside, as well. Ladders, mezzanines, loading docks, and more can present fall safety hazards in warehouses, fulfillment centers, and other facilities. OSHA 1910 carefully outlines the rules and requirements regarding fall safety measures, such as guardrail systems and metal swing ...


    By FabEnCo, Inc.

  • What is Electrolysed Water?

    Electrolysed water is produced by the electrolysis of ordinary tap water containing dissolved salt (sodium chloride) to produce a solution of hypochlorous acid (HOCI) which can then be used as a ...

  • Pharmaceutical Companies Rely on Nitrogen

    Pharmaceutical firms research, develop, and manufacture over-the-counter and prescription drugs and medicines. Usage of these drugs includes, but is not limited to, vaccinations, treatment for chronic conditions, and pain management. To protect the health and well-being of the public, the pharmaceutical industry is one of the most highly regulated industries. For instance, in the United States, ...

  • The Roasting Machine

    The whole roasting machine is composed of raw bean container, drum, dust collection tube, dust collector, cooling tank. The whole roasting process of raw beans into cooked beans is mainly made up of a control panel, adjusting turntable, sampling spoon, roasting/cooling Toggle the switch, and so on. Gas valve The function of the gas valve has three main points. Firstly, the exhaust ...


    By Zhengzhou Shuliy Machinery

  • Facing hazards in the fast-paced food industry

    The food & drink industry is the largest manufacturing sector in the UK, contributing more than £28bn to the economy every year. This industry and its employees face increased demand from a constantly growing population. As pressure to escalate production increases, the industry cannot afford to neglect the safety of its workers. Food processing and manufacturing facilities must be kept ...

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