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  • Cleaning of thread lubricant from drill pipes

    Inland Technology Incorporated's Houston sales engineers have discovered a new use for an old product. Designed as a replacement for Freon 113, for the cleaning of electronic components, Iso PrepTM has been used for years for that purpose. In fact, its most visible use has been for the demanding cleaning applications involving the U.S. Navy's phased array radars associated with the U.S. Navy's ...


    By Inland Technology

  • Rotating Line Moles expand pipe cleaning options

    A new family of Rotating Line Moles (RLM) from NLB gives users more than 40 choices to clean pipes and tubes with high-pressure water.  Designed for tubes with diameters from 0.5 inches to 1.5 inches (1.27 cm to 3.81 cm), they feature operating pressures of 10,000 psi or 20,000 psi (700 bar or 1,400 bar).  A variety of flows and nozzle patterns lets users create the most effective ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • New NLB Roto-Reel® automates pipe cleaning

    NLB Corp. has introduced two Roto-Reel® units that automatically feed high-pressure water jet hose for industrial pipe and sewer cleaning, relieving operators of the strain of manual hose feeding. They also improve efficiency by rotating the hose as it feeds, helping it get through tight bends and maximizing cleaning coverage and water jet force.Two models are available. The Roto-Reel 200 has a ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • Typhoon™ 10 nozzles clean small pipes with less leakage

    Two new Typhoon™ 10 rotating water jet nozzles from NLB Corp. clean pipes as small as 5/8-inch (1.6 cm) in diameter and use water more efficiently than other rotating nozzles. The Typhoon™ 24-10 is for applications requiring water pressure of up to 24,000 psi (1,680 bar), while the Typhoon™ 15-10 is for pressures up to 15,000 psi (1,035 bar). These self-propelling nozzles rotate at up to 7,000 ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • Pipe material for earthquake zones

    In a study of the effects of earthquakes on water and sewer pipe, ductile iron pipe with restrained joints proved superior to other pipe materials. An article published in the Journal of the American Water Works Association describes how the high-strength, flexible pipe with flexible joints withstands earthquakes better than cement or plastic pipes. "Pipelines that deliver clean water and ...

  • In-Pipe UV Disinfection of Wastewater - The Advantages

    More and more operators of wastewater treatment facilities are now opting for in-pipe, medium pressure UV disinfection systems. They are choosing this technology in favour of older open-channel, low pressure UV systems.The reasons for this change are due in part to the drawbacks of open-channel technology, as well as the advantages of in-pipe ...

  • Awarded for Action on Old Water Pipes

    With 15 percent of its nearly 9,000 miles of water and sewer mains approaching 100 years old and needing rehabilitation or replacement, New Jersey American Water is turning to new technology to make old pipes like new again. For its innovative work to rehabilitate more a 90 year-old pipeline in West Orange, the company received the New Jersey Action Alliance’s 2013 Distinguished Engineering ...


    By American Water

  • Improving clean in place technology

    Clean-in-place (CIP) is used in beverage bottling to clean syrup and water lines for a variety of reasons including flavor carryover prevention and microbial control. CIP also eliminates organic residues like precipitated proteins, carbohydrates, fats, minerals and other contaminants that harbor bacteria and may lead to microbial induced corrosion (MIC). Older, more traditional methods of CIP ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • In the trenches for clean water

    Water, our most basic need, is poised to be the most baffling challenge of the 21st century. It is being ignored wantonly at a time when more than 1 million people per year die from its scarcity and contamination. Children under age five account for at least 90 percent of water-related deaths. Meanwhile, economic productivity and educational opportunities are lost to illness, leaving millions ...

  • Can rain clean the atmosphere?

    Original story at MIT News As a raindrop falls through the atmosphere, it can attract tens to hundreds of tiny aerosol particles to its surface before hitting the ground. The process by which droplets and aerosols attract is coagulation, a natural phenomenon that can act to clear the air of pollutants like soot, sulfates, ...

  • Clean Energy Trends 2010

    Two weeks ago, Clean Edge launched its annual Clean Energy Trends 2010 report. Since then, it has received extensive media coverage. In general the report notes that 2009 will go down as one of the worst years in economic ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Mains cleaning system wins award

    New pipeline technology developed in association with UK utility Northumbrian Water has scooped a national award for innovation. Gateshead-based Hydrascan Ltd received the prize at the UK Society for Trenchless Technology (UKSTT) Awards for its Typhoon system designed to clean water mains. The typhoon system was developed in response to a challenge set by Northumbrian Water for an ...

  • Clean, thorough, efficient: 15 years of self-cleaning Activepowerclean heat exchangers

    The year 2000 is not only a special year because of the new millennium: the best Olympic Games ever were held in Sydney, with the most athletes, the most types of sports, the most participating countries. The Harry Potter books won the hearts of readers around the world in the international book market and there was also good news in the industrial sector: the ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • This Season, Let’s Celebrate Clean Water

    There’s more to celebrate this month than just the holidays – this month also marks the 40th anniversary of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act. We all rely – and have come to expect – that plenty of clean water will flow from our faucets whenever we need it. Whether for drinking, cooking, or bathing, water plays an obvious role in our daily lives. It’s hard to ...

  • China Cleaning Service Industry to 2017

    ReportsnReports adds new market research report "Research on Cleaning Service Industry in China 2013-2017" to its store. Cleaning service is derived from New York in the United States, from the office cleaning in the beginning to high-rise cleaning, home cleaning, shopping malls cleaning and some other civilian cleaning service. According to incomplete statistics, China currently ...


  • EPA requires Chevron Pipe Line to provide funding for oil spill response

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today reached a settlement with Chevron Pipe Line Company resolving Clean Water Act violations associated with two oil spills at the company’s facilities in Utah. As part of the settlement, the Bellaire, Texas-based company will pay a civil penalty of $875,000. The penalty will be deposited into the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund, a fund used ...

  • New NLB pipe and tube nozzles offer more choices

    NLB Corp. has introduced a line of high-pressure water jet nozzles for cleaning small pipes and tubes that features five major styles and more than 200 models with standard drill patterns.  Custom nozzles are also available.  Included in the new line are: standard nozzles for applications requiring 15,000 psi, 20,000 psi or 40,000 psi (1,035 bar, 1,380 bar, or 2,800 bar) ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • US gives order for pipe company to finish oil spill cleanup

    Two federal agencies issued an order Wednesday to ensure that Plains All American Pipeline finishes the cleanup of what they call the largest coastal oil spill in California in 25 years. The Environmental Protection Agency and the Coast Guard issued the joint Clean Water Act order to ensure the cleanup of heavy crude on land, at the shoreline ...


    By Associated Press

  • GF Piping Systems Presents Non-Corroding and Environmentally Friendly Solutions

    GF Piping Systems’ plastic piping provides better efficiency and lower weight compared to traditional piping materials. Thermoplastic plastic piping represents an environmental friendly solution thanks to a carbon footprint that is 5 times lower than metal. Applications such as Inert Gas Cleaning (Scrubbing), Advanced Water Treatment, Ballast Water Management, Laundries supply and drainage, ...


    By GF Piping Systems

  • U.S. EPA Fines U.S. Pipe Company for Hazardous Waste Violations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has fined the Union City, Calif.-based United States Pipe and Foundry Company (U.S. Pipe) $158,000 for improperly managing “baghouse dust,” a hazardous waste containing cadmium and lead generated from iron pipe fabrication, under the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA discovered in an August 2011 inspection that U.S. ...

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