chipping News

  • Powering radio with chip fat and bicycles

    BBC Radio 5 Live proved how effective renewable energy could be as it held an Energy Day in Salford, powering its whole studio for 12 hours with renewables including people-generated pedal-power. Edward Davey visited the Salford Media City to take part Radio 5’s Live audience discussion “Your call” and Nicky Campbell’s breakfast show on the UKs future energy mix and ...

  • Legionella chip wins innovation prize

    The TNO Legionella chip has won the first innovation prize awarded by the European Association of Research and Technology Organisations (EARTO). The prize has been awarded because of the product’s social and economic relevance. In the lab the Legionella chip makes it possible to establish within four hours whether a water sample contains Legionella and, if so, whether this is a pathogenic ...

  • E-trash recycle: Chips are up

    Take a good look at your shelves and the hidden corners of your cupboards. You are bound to find at least one gadget that you had hoarded simply because it had lived up to its worth or because you had replaced it with a newer model. A survey by Nokia reveals that only about three per cent of people recycle their mobile phones. A big reason why old gadgets and electrical appliances gather dust is ...


    By Eco Recycling Ltd

  • Chip oil recycler shut by tough market

    A drop in oil prices combined with tougher credit terms have forced a Merseyside-based used food oil recycler into administration. Refuel Energy, which produces biodiesel from used chip fat, suffered reduced profit margins when the cost of its vegetable oil feedstock increased. While costs increased, the price consumers were paying for end-product fuel oil reduced as prices dropped around the ...

  • Morbark introduces new drum for increased chip quality

    After substantial design analysis and in-field testing, Morbark today introduced it’s new Advantage 3 high performance chipping drum, which significantly improves chipquality in large volume wood chipping equipment and reduces recurring wear-part and maintenance costs approximately 70%, to just a fraction of the cost of conventional chipping drums. Most of the significant ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Investors chip in as renewables rise towards record level

    Carbon dioxide levels might be soaring, and governments might be slow to reduce fossil fuel emissions and contain climate change − but the smart money could nevertheless be going into renewable sources such as wind and solar power. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says green ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Smart Lighting Driver, Controller and Sensor Chips Market

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Smart Lighting Driver, Controller and Sensor Chips Market" to its huge collection of research reports. The objective of this report is to identify and quantify the opportunities for electronics in smart lighting systems over the next eight years.  It is designed to become required reading for firms in the semiconductor industry that want to ...


  • Chips + sunshine slash heating costs by 75 percent

    “Always start by making your buildings more energy efficient before you buy a heating system based on bioenergy.” The advice came from Nils Tunströmer during a study tour as part of the World Bioenergy conference and trade fair in Jönköping, Sweden. Tunströmer and his company, NT Energi, presented a newly installed heating system that ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Researchers chip away at ice-covered mountain in Antarctica

    An international interdisciplinary research project to unlock the mysteries behind a great unexplored region in Antarctica has got off the ground. Part of the International Polar Year (IPY) 2007-2009 programme, the 'Antarctica's Gamburtsev Province' (AGAP) project will look for the oldest ice on Earth, investigate subglacial lakes and explore the Gamburtsev mountains. These and other activities ...

  • Master Magnets maximise ECOs’ wood chip profits

    Major UK composting company ECO Sustainable Solutions recently contacted Master Magnets Ltd with a metal contamination problem, which if solved, would significantly increase the value of their wood chip.ECOs’ wood chip is supplied for many different uses including playgrounds, pathways, gardens and parks. It is for this reason that the 50mm wood chip is required to be a completely metal-free end ...


    By Master Magnets Ltd

  • Briquetting of aluminium chips - more profitable then ever

    Companies which manufacture aluminium are under a rising cost pressure. In the recent past this industry has had to face the higher costs for coolants and also the increasing prices for the metal, while the sales prices are still under the same pressure as before. Briquetting is an economical and ecological addition to the recycling process. The value enhancement with aluminium briquettes ...

  • Agilent Technologies Oligo Design Tool Expanded to Include Custom CGH, ChIP-on-Chip, DNA Methylation Array Capabilities

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced an enhanced version of SureDesign software enabling clinical researchers to design customized CGH (comparative genomic hybridization), ChIP-on-chip (chromatin immunoprecipitation), and DNA methylation microarrays for molecular cytogenomics and other applications. The new version of SureDesign replaces these microarray applications for the ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Pellets from Chips - New Method to make Fuel Pellets from Wood Chips

    Kahl’s new method of making fuel pellets from wood chips met with great interest at the World Bioenergy fair in Jönköping, Sweden. “The same equipment functions as both a mill and a pellets press,” says the German company’s Swedish representative, Patrik Pålsson. The new mill and pellets press comes in several sizes. The biggest one processes five to six ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Local government association responds to bBig brother claims about chips in bins

    An investigation into privacy intrusions should be focusing on “more important issues” than the country’s rubbish bins according to the Local Government Association. The report, Lifting the Lid, by the organisation Big Brother Watch, part of the Tax Payers’ Alliance, looks into the number of councils placing microchips into bins and what this means for people’s privacy. Big Brother Watch believe ...

  • New Yorkers recycle Christmas trees into wood chip mulch

    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Department of Parks and Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe today fed branches from the giant Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center into a chipper, converting them to mulch. The officials crafted the occasion to announce the 12th annual MulchFest, a citywide event where New Yorkers can recycle their Christmas trees by converting them into wood chips. This ...

  • Optimal separation of iron particles from wood chips

    Goudsmit Magnetic Systems BV has developed overbelt electro magnets that are suitable for dusty explosion-sensitive environments in ATEX 22 zones. These magnets are suitable for the removal of iron particles from recycling and/or bulk handling .material flows such as wood, garbage, RDF (Refuse Derived Fuel), hard coal, or cement. In short, materials that will be increasingly recycled and/or used ...

  • PRAB adds chip removal and coolant filtration conveyor to product line

    PRAB now offers the Live Link™ Filter Conveyor chip removal and coolant filtration system that easily integrates into machining centers. The innovative technology features a steel belt conveyor to remove a broad spectrum of chips from the machining center, while recycling coolant back into the coolant tank at the same time. Four Live Link hinges are placed strategically on the steel belt ...


    By PRAB, Inc

  • Horiba announces results above expectations with exhaust analyzer and chip orders bottoming

    Horiba announced 1Q operating profits of 2.0 billion yen (US$20.8 million), -3% year-on-year, well above street forecasts and initial 1H guidance of 1.0 billion yen, or US$10.4 million. Sales were in line with expectations, but expenses fell 1.5 billion yen, or US$15.6 million year-on-year, more than expected. While 1H profit guidance was raised, Horiba left initial FY12/09 guidance unchanged. ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • NIH funds next phase of Tissue Chip for Drug Screening program

    The National Institutes of Health will award funds to support the next phase of its Tissue Chip for Drug Screening program to improve ways of predicting drug safety and effectiveness. Researchers will collaborate over three years to refine existing 3-D human tissue chips and combine them into an integrated system that can mimic the complex functions of the human body. Led by the National Center ...

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