absorbent industry News

  • Super absorbing solutions at IDEA

    Technical Absorbents (TAL) will exhibit at the IDEA Nonwovens and Engineered Fabrics exhibition in April. The event, which takes place in Miami between 23-25 April will be the ideal opportunity for the Super Absorbent Fibre (SAF) manufacturer to show how the company and its product range have progressed over the past few years.   In addition to its SAF technology, TAL will also be displaying ...


    By Technical Absorbents

  • New Compact, research-grade UV-VIS spectrophotometers deliver industry’s highest absorbance level and ultra-low stray light

    Shimadzu Scientific Instruments has launched the compact UV-2600 and UV-2700 UV-Vis spectrophotometers, which feature advanced optical systems and Shimadzu’s proprietary “Lo-Ray-Ligh” diffraction gratings. The new spectrophotometers substantially reduce stray light, enabling confident and convenient use for routine analysis and demanding research applications. With its double ...

  • New PIG introduces PIG® RHINO™ ABsorbent mat

    New PIG introduces PIG® RHINO™ ABsorbent mat Tipton, PA, January 20, 2010 – New Pig Corporation introduces tough PIG® RHINO™ Absorbent Mat designed to stand up to heavy foot traffic while soaking up liquid and minimizing slips. The PIG® RHINO™ Absorbent Mat features a thermally bonded, spunbond polypropylene top layer with zig-zag stitching to enhance ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • Absorbent Hygiene Products demonstrate impressive advances in Sustainability

    The second ‘Sustainability Report: Absorbent Hygiene Products’ released by EDANA, the Brussels-based international association representing the interests of nonwovens and related industries, shows that the overall environmental impact of absorbent hygiene products is small and is decreasing as a result of the actions of the industry.  For example: less than 0.5 percent of all solid waste ...


    By EDANA

  • Antarctic Ocean Losing Ability to Absorb Carbon Dioxide

    Norwich, UK - Recent climate change brought on by human activities has weakened one the Earth's natural defenses against global warming. Atmospheric carbon dioxide is not being absorbed by the Southern Ocean as quickly as it once was, an international research team has found. Scientists have observed the first evidence that the Southern Ocean’s ability to absorb the major greenhouse gas carbon ...

  • New Pig introduces Fat Mat™ super-absorbent mat

    New Pig Corporation has introduced the FAT MAT™ Super-Absorbent Mat for special applications that require mats to last longer and absorb more.Sixteen layers of thermally bonded polypropylene enable the FAT MAT™ Super-Absorbent Mat to absorb up to 56 ounces of oils, coolants, solvents and water per 20” x 16” pad. Its exclusive dimple pattern speeds wicking action across the Mat and transfers ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • Forests absorb one third our fossil fuel emissions

    The world's established forests remove 2.4 billion tonnes of carbon per year from the atmosphere – equivalent to one third of current annual fossil fuel emissions – according to new research published today in the journal Science. This is the first time volumes of the greenhouse gas absorbed from the atmosphere by tropical, temperate and boreal forests have been so clearly ...

  • New Pig Corporation Introduces Absorbent Solution for Extreme-Traffic Walkways

    New Pig Corporation Introduces Absorbent Solution for Extreme-Traffic Walkways   Tipton, PA – May 15, 2010 – New Pig Corporation (www.newpig.com) has introduced the highly durable ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • WES, LLC Absorber Featured in Brown Coal Innovation Australia Grant

    An innovative system for capturing carbon dioxide from power stations will be developed for field-scaletesting by the Cooperative Research Centre for Greenhouse Gas Technologies (CO2CRC), following a grantfrom Brown Coal Innovation Australia (BCIA).  The three year $4.2 million project will allow CO2CRC to further develop the system, UNO Mk 3, by modifying and relocating an existing capture ...

  • Tracking largest industrial spill

    At about 1 a.m. last Dec. 22, James Schean awoke with a start. He heard what sounded like a furious thunderclap and a staccato of snapping trees. Then his house shuddered and heaved. Swept up by some mighty force, it tore clear of its foundation and rumbled off like a derailed freight car. "I could hear everything breaking," he says, "the rafters cracking, Sheetrock falling off, the furniture ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • FDA takes action to update sunscreen testing and labeling and states nanoscale ingredients are not absorbed

    On June 14, 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took long-awaited action to update regulations for testing and labeling over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreen products. The Agency emphasized that the primary intent of its initiative was to establish a consistent standard for testing and labeling sunscreen products to reduce consumer confusion and encourage proper use of these products to ...


    By Acta Group

  • FDA Takes Action to Update Sunscreen Testing and Labeling and States Nanoscale Ingredients Are Not Absorbed

    On June 14, 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took long-awaited action to update regulations for testing and labeling over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreen products. The Agency emphasized that the primary intent of its initiative was to establish a consistent standard for testing and labeling sunscreen products to reduce consumer confusion and encourage proper use of these products to ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • SludgeGuard Advanced Industrial Bulk Stabilizer

    Guardian Environmental Technologies is pleased to announce the development of a highly cost effective and efficient bulk waste stabilizer called "SludgeGuard". industrial sludge: Definition: Concentrated, semi-liquid waste left after treatment of industrial water or wastewater containing some elements of hydrocarbons, including operations from gas and oil drilling, ...

  • Industrial pollutant melted European glaciers

    Industrial emissions of black carbon were responsible for the retreat of the glaciers in the European Alps that marked the end of the so-called ‘Little Ice Age’, according to a new study. The researchers explain how black carbon deposits could have caused glaciers to melt more rapidly from the mid-19th century and suggest that human activities were already having a visible influence ...

  • Plymovent gains foothold in automotive industry

    Plymovent has been one of the market leaders in the metal industry for many years with its advanced welding fume extraction systems. Plymovent introduced its SHIELD fire safety solutions last year. This system solution is ideal for oil-laden welding and cutting applications in the ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • Leading Chemical Manufacturer Expands Biobased Offering through Unique Distribution of Proven Green Spill Absorbent

     Radiator Specialty Company (RSC) announced that it has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Sorbent Green, LLC, makers of GreenSorb®, an environmentally friendly absorbent that makes the management and disposal of fluid spills ...


    By RSC Bio Solutions

  • Safety Standards For The Pneumatic Industry: New Brochure

    A unique selling point of AERZEN products is that our silencers are free of absorption material. Thus, this feature has been included in the leaflet portfolio. The new brochure Safety Standards (A3-121-00) provides information about oil-free operation of AERZEN assemblies, as well as about the increased energy efficiency and lifetime extension of process air systems thanks to AERZEN reactive ...

  • ASTM C1482 - 11 standard specification for polyimide flexible cellular thermal and sound absorbing insulation

    This specification covers the composition and physical properties of lightweight, flexible open-cell polyimide foam insulation intended for use as thermal and sound-absorbing insulation for a certain temperature range in commercial and industrial environments. The insulations are classified into the following types: Types I, II, III, IV, V, and VI. Polyimide foam shall be manufactured from the ...


    By ASTM International

  • Industry collaboration helps NOC study climate

    Measuring devices being installed on a cargo ship will provide oceanographers with vital data on the oceans’ ability to slow the build-up of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere as part of a major new collaboration between industry and the National Oceanography Centre (NOC). The cargo ship belongs to the China Navigation Company (CNCo) who are partly funding this project. Scientists from the ...

  • New Re-Form™ oil only sorbents up to 50 percent more absorbent than polypropylene sorbents

    Sorbent Product Company (SPC), a Brady Worldwide, Inc. business (NYSE: BRC), has pioneered a new environmentally-friendly sorbent that offers up to 50 percent more absorbency than traditional polypropylene sorbents. Made from all natural cellulose (cotton), Re-Form™ Oil Only Sorbents help customers sustain their company’s green initiatives, while providing outstanding absorbency levels that far ...


    By Brady Corporation

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