Wet Chemistry News

  • Hach Company Acquires Belgian Manufacturer AppliTek

    Hach Company (hach.com) announced today its acquisition of AppliTek (applitek.com), a manufacturer of online analyzers and monitoring systems based in Nazareth, Belgium. The acquisition was conducted through Belgium-based affiliate Hach Lange N.V. AppliTek is a leading designer and manufacturer of wet chemical and biological online analyzers. The company develops application-specific solutions ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • Kemira seeks profitable growth through differentiation

    Kemira CEO Jari Rosendal today outlined his vision for profitable growth at the company’s annual capital markets day, which returned to London for the first time since 2014. Updating the company’s medium- to long-term operative EBITDA target to a new range of 14-16%, Rosendal and his senior management team explained the increasing role that more holistic solutions would play in the ...

  • OTT launches new low-maintenance Phosphate monitor

    OTT Hydrometry has launched an advanced version of its ‘Cycle-P’ remote Phosphate monitor for measuring dissolved Phosphate in rivers, lakes and reservoirs. The new ‘HydroCycle PO4’ uses less reagents per test than its predecessor and the reagents have a longer shelf-life. “This means that the HydroCycle PO4 can be left in the field, for even longer periods,” ...


    By The OTT Hydromet Group

  • New Retractable Sensor Housings with Intelligent Locking System from METTLER TOLEDO

    In harsh industrial processes safety of workers, the plant and the environment are paramount. Insertion points for in-line sensors can represent a weak spot where leaking process media is a possible hazard. METTLER TOLEDO has developed the InTrac 781/784 series of retractable sensor housings, which are designed to tolerate extreme process conditions. They combine rugged design with installation ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Lufft wins innovation award of Baden-Württemberg

    The measurement and control technology company Lufft was selected as one winner of the “Dr. Rudolf Eberle Prize” at “Haus der Wirtschaft” in Stuttgart. The award includes prize money of 10.000 Euros. With the innovation of its new mobile road sensor MARWIS, the company from Fellbach triumphed over a field of 77 competitors. Peter Hofelich, the state secretary of the ...

  • Unity Scientific Announces the Opening of Their Corporate Headquarters in Brookfield, CT

    Unity Scientific is pleased to announce the opening of their corporate headquarters at 117 Old State Road in Brookfield. This newly renovated space will be the center of Unity's operations for: accounting, research & engineering, marketing, production, parts & service, distribution and sales. These new offices more than double the size of the available R&E and production spaces, ...


    By Unity Scientific

  • Significant Changes in FGD Technology are Predicted

    Over 80 percent of the flue gas desulfurization (FGD) systems installed around the world utilize limestone as a reagent and spray towers to recirculate the limestone slurry and capture the SO2. The McIlvaine Company predicts that after forty years of use, this approach will give way to newer technologies. These technologies will achieve higher efficiencies, consume less energy, capture multiple ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Kemira´s strategy sharpened in four key areas and new financial targets for 2016 are published

    Kemira Oyj Stock exchange release April 23, 2013 at 2.30 pm (CET+1) Today, Kemira has presented its sharpened strategy "From redesign to expansion" in conjunction with new financial targets for 2016. By the end of 2020, Kemira aims to become a leader in the industry and technology in chosen target markets. Kemira's strategy has been sharpened in four key areas: business, growth, ...


    By Kemira Water Solutions, Inc.

  • U.S. EPA Honors Environmental Heroes for 2012 in Pacific Southwest

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Pacific Southwest Region today announced the 12 winners for the 2012 annual environmental awards to acknowledge significant contributions to protecting the environment. “The winners, green heroes all, prove there are many ways to protect our air, water and land,” said Jared Blumenfeld, EPA’s Regional Administrator for the Pacific ...

  • New Intelligent Triton TR6 Turbidity Sensor with Advanced Infrared (IR) Optical Technology

    Ideal for Environmental Monitoring, Wastewater Treatment Discharge, Filter or Backwash, Clarity in Settling Ponds, Surface Water, Rinse Water Control With advanced optical infrared (IR) sensing and intelligent electronics, the versatile Triton TR6 Turbidity Sensor from Electro Chemical Devices, Inc., measures turbidity or suspended solids and can be combined with ECD’s ...

  • ASTM E1306 - 11 Standard Practice for Preparation of Metal and Alloy Samples by Electric Arc Remelting for the Determination of Chemical Composition

    This sampling practice is useful for converting chips, turnings, and wires taken from ingots or other solid materials into a homogeneous solid sample suitable for direct excitation on an optical emission or X-ray fluorescence spectrometer. The resultant button may itself be chipped to provide samples for plasma emission, atomic absorption, and wet chemical analysis. This practice has ...


    By ASTM International

  • Kemira sells Canadian hydrogen peroxide plant to Evonik

    Kemira and Evonik have signed a contract according to which Kemira sells its Canadian hydrogen peroxide unit in Maitland to Evonik. The closing of the transaction is planned to take place at the end of November, 2011. The transaction does not have any significant impact on Kemira's financial figures, and the parties have agreed not to disclose the transaction price. When ...


  • Innovative ways to reduce CO2 emissions from the cement industry

    Technological advances in European cement production could reduce energy consumption by up to 10% and CO2emissions by 4%, according to a new analysis. The research suggests that initial costs of some of the pending technological improvements could be recouped in as little as a year. The European industry constitutes around 10% of global cement production and is therefore a key industry under ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EPA to fund pollution prevention projects in New Jersey and New York; agency also to promote pollution prevention initiatives at upcoming green chemistry conference

    From funding smart meters on college campuses, to reducing hazardous chemicals in high school laboratories, to promoting alternatives to dry cleaning, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is making its pollution prevention grants count across New Jersey and New York. The Agency has awarded more than $600,000 in grants to fund projects that help prevent pollution in these two states. ...

  • Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center Receives Maryland Green Travel Certification

    The Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center has just been certified as a Maryland Green Travel Partner. The certification -- which is a partnership between the Maryland Office of Tourism, the Maryland Department of the Environment, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and the Maryland Tourism Council -- is given to ...


  • EISC joins Thermo Scientific for lab productivity seminar tour

    EISC, international provider of scientific application software for seamless instrument and informatics integration and automation, joins Thermo Scientific’s free lab productivity seminar tour beginning April 6th. EISC’s Metals Analytical Review & Reporting System (MARRS) will be featured in this half day, 3-Track Seminar Series giving you access to the most advanced and ...


    By EISC

  • SGS acquires Verilab SA in Antofagasta, Chile

    SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of Verilab SA in Antofagasta, Chile. From its laboratory in Antofagasta, Verilab performs exploration and grade control analysis using fire assay, wet chemistry and instrumental techniques, principally for the mining industry in Northern Chile. Founded in 1997 and privately owned, Verilab employs 110 staff and reported revenue in excess of CLP 2 ...


    By SGS

  • Chemistry council shares 10 ways to reuse plastic

    According to experts, most of us will generate 25 percent more waste during the holidays compared with the rest of the year ─ resulting in an extra 5 million tons of garbage. To encourage consumers to "trim their trash" while trimming their trees, Plastics Make it Possible(SM), an initiative sponsored by the plastics industries of the American Chemistry Council, offers a list of ways to ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • New chemical pollutants? Research finds fluorochemicals in water samples

    Another contaminant found in Canadian groundwater samples may join the list of environmental substances that could be harmful to humans and the environment, according to recent study results published in the September 2009 issue of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. The newest potential threat to human health and the environment is fluorochemicals known as perfluorinated phosphoric acids ...

  • Alpine soils may release carbon following climate change

    Climate change is expected to cause warmer climate zones to extend, not only further north, but also higher up into mountainous regions. High mountain regions may be particularly sensitive to environmental change. A recent study reveals that a warmer climate may cause carbon stored in Alpine soils to be released. Soil was recognised as a significant carbon reservoir by the Kyoto protocol1 and ...

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