Process Safety Articles

  • 3D Printed Auto Parts—The Future Is Now

    Overview 3D printing (also known as “additive manufacturing”) affords manufacturers the ability to create custom parts that fit together perfectly.  Utilized for decades in the medical products and aerospace parts industries, 3D printing is increasingly being used in other industries as well, including the relatively recent advent of 3D printed metal auto parts. ...

  • Why Your Company Needs Workplace Health and Safety Policies

    Health and safety policies might not sound like the most interesting topics to many people. But without them, a company risks serious interruption of its operations, whether it’s due to illness, injury or accident. There are several components to crafting effective health and safety policies, and good reasons to make sure an organization gets it right.  What Do Health and ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Monitoring of Hydrogen Sulfide in Industrial Processes

    Hydrogen sulfide, H2S, is a very poisonous, corrosive, and flammable gas. As such, it needs to be carefully monitored and controlled in industrial processes where it is generated or used. At relatively low concentrations, it has an odour of rotten eggs which effectively works as a warning, but at higher concentrations where it becomes acutely toxic and even lethal, it can no longer be smelled ...


    By Opsis AB

  • Illustrating our best solutions - Case study

    Sierra CP can help you design, build or upgrade your next world class engine and vehicle test facility.  Our working style is one of teamwork, innovation, flexible solutions and challenging the status quo in all that we do.  Your facility must reflect your brand to the highest level in look and feel and back it up with excellent testing ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Using an Infrared Sensor (IR Sensor) for Reliable Methane Gas Monitoring

    This article explains why an infrared sensor (IR sensor) is the preferred option for methane detection, as methane detectors are essential for monitoring safety and efficiency in a wide range of applications.  Gas detectors that can detect and quantify industrial and environmental gases like carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and methane play a vital role in ensuring the safety and efficiency ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • Analox attributes on show at largest laboratory exhibition

    Finally recovering from the many foot blisters acquired from walking the 12 Halls at one of the largest laboratory exhibitions in the world, the Analox team have championed Achema a resounding success. ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Installation Steps of Sanitary Ball Valve

    The sanitary ball valve uses a special molding process to allow a dense sealing surface to achieve zero leakage. Its sphere and shank are fused as one to remove the valve stem from pressure due to pressure changes within the possibility of pressure pieces and, therefore, achieve the fundamental guarantee of safety. It uses a full metal hard welding process that is resistant to strong corrosion. ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • Protecting Emergency Responders from Harmful Chemicals

    A fire crew respond to an incident at a chemicals factory. Many hazardous substances are on site and the incident has resulted in injuries. The crew assess the situation, establish the danger zone and don their protective hazmat suits. These emergency responders risk their own lives to rescue injured workers and contain the situation. ...

  • How Engineers Choose Rubber Lubricants

    A Multi-Disciplinary Engineering Approach to Selecting Assembly Lubricants Rubber is everywhere! Have you ever stopped to consider how many rubber parts are in your car? Or your dishwasher? Or the airplane flying you away to your dream vacation? So many items that we use every day are composed of thousands of rubber parts of varying size and shape. Each of these ...

  • Why Container Measurements Are Essential

    Transport container traffic carries millions of containers around the globe annually. Cargo containers are fumigated to inhibit the spread of foreign species, pests and micro-organisms. Transported products may also release volatile organic compounds (VOC) from the solvents, coatings and glues used in manufacturing processes.  Work safety regulation requires the ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • New TSCA inspires new litigation

    When the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was legislatively 'modernised' in June 2016, no one in the legal community doubted litigation was in our collective future. We have not been disappointed. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its legal counsel for these purposes, the US Department of Justice (DoJ), are facing multiple lawsuits in several federal appeals courts and the very ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Arizona Instrument Broadens AMETEK’s Instrumentation Platform

    BERWYN, PA, FEBRUARY 1, 2018 – AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced that it has completed two acquisitions; FMH Aerospace, a leading provider of complex, highly-engineered solutions for the aerospace, defense and space industries and Arizona Instrument, a provider of differentiated, high-precision moisture and gas measurement instruments. Combined, approximately $273 million was ...


    By AMETEK Brookfield

  • Axetris achieves Silver Gas Award 2013

    Here the original text from G&I: „The Axetris AG LGD F200 self-contained laser gas detector module is designed for integration by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of selective catalytic reduction (SCR) systems and monitoring equipment and is based on proprietary technology- enhanced tuneable diode laser spectrometry. The OEM module can measure concentrations from well under ...


    By Axetris AG

  • 5 Ways to Keep Your Lab Equipment In Tip-Top Shape for 2018

    It’s January, the start of a new year and a time when people traditionally promise to make positive changes. Maybe it’s a commitment to exercising or healthy eating, a vow to save money, or maybe even a pledge to stop smoking. Whatever your resolution might be, most of us are in agreement that this is an excellent time of year to start fresh and engage in new behaviors. So why not ...

  • 4 Tips for Improving Employee Safety with Industrial Hygiene

    Industrial hygiene prepares organizations for a number of environmental stressors—chemical, physical and biological—that may impair the well-being of employees or community members. Having good industrial hygiene practices plays an important role in improving employee safety and developing an organization-wide safety culture. ...


    By EtQ, LLC

  • Cirrus’ SoundSign™ – forging ahead in Sheffield - Case study

    As the world’s largest independently owned Forgemaster, Sheffield Forgemasters International (SFIL) is renowned globally for its steel production and engineering. A health & safety led philosophy is at the forefront of everything they do. Sheffield Forgemasters Internationals’ headquarters is one of the iconic landmarks in Sheffield and has a history spanning more than 200 years. ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Ask Enhesa Vol. 9

    Featuring contributions from Sarah Toussaint, Tjeerd Hendel-Blackford, Jill Bernstein, Dusan Sevic ...

  • On-Line Fast Analysis of AMC from ppt to % levels in Clean Air Room

    To ensure people’s safety and a good repeatability of industrial process, near real-time risk management and the continuous monitoring are crucial. In the semiconductor fabrication process, particle control is an essential part. Clean room technology, which relies on the use of HEPA and ULPA filtration, has in the past exclusively focused on the control of micro- and nano-particles. ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Advantages of Low Charge Ammonia Systems for Operator Training & Regulatory Compliance

    Operator training has become one of the most prevalent areas of deficiency in Process Safety Management (PSM) Programs for refrigeration systems today. High turnover in the refrigeration industry coupled with high complexity system designs and an increasing void of technicians trained in foundational trades are the perfect storm for compliance challenges among operators of large refrigeration ...


    By Evapco Inc.

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