Safety Storage Articles

  • Reduce Construction costs of cold storage buildings

    Low-charge ammonia systems can be highly beneficial when it comes to reducing construction costs of cold storage buildings. You can provide a lower cost of ownership by installing Evapcold Low Charge Ammonia Packages. But you'll want to start early during the design-build process. It's important for the architectural, structural, electrical and mechanical design team to ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • Why and When You Need Secondary Containment

    Implementing secondary storage solutions by providing environmental and pollution solutions can further midigate potential risk to the environment. The world is a precious resource. By using smart storage solutions and sound secondary containment measures, we can protect and preserve the environment. Such solutions are “preventative”. Low-cost secondary containment measures are very ...


    By ModuTank Inc.

  • All around me are familiar faces – Valve World

    Pardon the Tears for Fears pun in the title, but we’re looking forward to meeting up with customers and contacts old and new at what must be the world’s premier valve exhibition and conference: the biennial Valve World in Düsseldorf. PLEASE GET IN TOUCH TO ARRANGE A MEETING The exhibition and conference brings together 100s of leading global manufacturers and ...


    By Hobbs Valve

  • Application-based Solutions Even Under Icy Conditions

    Read how LESER’s Pilot Operated Safety Valves (POSV) guarantee a reliable valve function even under icy temperatures with high back pressure-ratios in order to save human life and the environment. Project Description In the production facility of our customer, ...


    By Leser GmbH & Co. KG

  • Managing Process Safety in Ageing Plants to Limit Risk

    Deteriorating components lead to premature failure and unsafe conditions Most industrial plants in the UK and Europe were built between 1960 and 1980 and were expected to operate for no more than 40 years. However, many are still operating today - several years past their expected life span. A lot of equipment is being still used in accordance with the initially selected design ...

  • Site selection for emergency supplies storage facilities under natural disasters: an approach based on location theory

    Locating emergency supplies storage facilities is critical in the preparation phase of emergency management, and it also provides urgent protection when natural disasters strike. An appropriate location can greatly reduce the loss or damage caused by disasters. This paper applies the Location Theory to locate emergency supplies storage facilities combined with the characteristics of locating ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Pumps for bitumen and wax

    Moving and processing petroleum-based products involves special challenges. Pumps used in this activity must be capable of moving liquids that have very good lubricating properties as well as liquids containing abrasive components. Depending on the particular process step, high discharge pressure or high capacity may be needed. Finally, viscosity of the pumped liquid can vary from finished, ...


    By ALLWEILER GmbH

  • Pumps used during tunnel construction: Long service life is crucial

    "Years of reliability is our first priority," according to engineer Albert Feisst, the director of liquid engineering who is responsible for all pumps used in Herrenknecht AG tunnel boring machines. Headquartered in southwest Germany, Herrenknecht is a global market leader in its industry. For more than 30 years, pumps from Allweiler AG have played a key role in these machines. Some tunnel boring ...


    By ALLWEILER GmbH

  • Suez Sita Donzère - Continuous monitoring of odors in correlation with the perception of local residents case study

    The site Non-hazardous waste storage center In operation since 1987, at Donzere, France 150.000 tons of waste processed each year 15 ha in use out of a total of 30 ha ISO 14 001 certified Challenges Dynamic odor map To identify odor sources To better understand the mechanisms ...


    By Alpha MOS Environment

  • Chemical storage buildings isolate hazardous liquids and minimize damage from spills

    The improper storage of corrosives and flammable liquids is the leading cause of spills that can result in damage to facilities and impact worker safety. One of the most effective practices to help minimize damage from chemical spills is to isolate the various chemical hazards. Since knowledge of chemical compatibility is critical, it is important to understand that there are two major types of ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Membrane Bioreactor for Automobile Manufacturer

    Dynatec provided a system to treat wastewater from Ford's automotive assembly plant. The Problem The existing batch chemical treatment system for oil and metals removal was unable to meet the new standards for discharge to local POTW. The new requirements called for lower BOD and total Nitrogen and there was no way to make the existing system able to meet the standards. ...


    By Dynatec Systems Inc.

  • Adult ambulatory assistive devices: need for an improved design

    The pairing of healthcare practitioners with engineers can produce products to revolutionise patient care. This paper discusses benefits of a novel-design ambulatory assistive device to promote gait efficiency and safety in adult individuals with balance disorders. Posterior-wheeled walkers are commonly used and reported in paediatric research literature to promote increased walking speed and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Dredging at weldon spring super fund project Morrison Knudsen - St. Charles, Missouri, USA

    Remote controlled Dredging proved to be the best method of removing radioactive sludge from settling ponds of a former uranium processing plant near St. Charles, Missouri. Dredging keeps the material wet and out of contact with the atmosphere throughout the removal and treatment process, eliminating the danger of contaminates becoming airborne. The Weldon Spring Site Remedial Action Project ...

  • LDAR deficiencies lead to enhanced requirements

    Leak detection and repair (LDAR) programs are required as part of the standards established in 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 60 (NSPS), 40 CFR 61 (NESHAP), 40 CFR 63 (MACT), and 40 CFR 264 (Hazardous Waste Handling). An LDAR program is a facility’s system of procedures used to locate and repair leaking components (e.g., valves, pumps, connectors, compressors, and agitators) to ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • The Second Line of Defence

    The environment is at the top of everyone’s agenda. Oil and related products can be a threat to the natural world when they leak, causing major environmental consequences that kill wildlife, pollute water and spoil agricultural land. It takes both great expense and time to clean up a spill, so a second layer of protection is required as a safety net. The first layer of protection present at ...


    By Maple Grove Enterprises

  • Hazardous Material Storage Installations : Addressing concerns on safety and building public confidence

    Much public concern is raised on hazardous material bulk storages at vulnerable locations that cater the requirements of basic industries. This concern has grown into serious proportions after the ‘Bhopal’ incident. The Bhopal Gas Tragedy, history’s worst chemical accident, occurred in the night on 2nd Dec, 1984 at the Union Carbide Pesticides Plant in Bhopal, India. Around 27 MT of deadly ...

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