compressed air purification News

  • $280 billion air and water treatment markets

    The performance of filters and other air and water treatment equipment can now not only be monitored remotely but optimized by sophisticated software programs. Increasingly plants see advantages in outsourcing maintenance. Materials developed for compressed air filtration may find use in dust collection and liquid purification. As a result, many companies are now interested in the broader ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Cooling by sound - a new way to lower energy costs of air conditioning

    The Palo Alto Research Center (PARC),  is developing a new form of refrigeration that could be three times as efficient as existing forms. It's based on thermoacoustics, a technology that works for cooling at extremely low temperatures (such as for liquefying gases), but hasn't been used for cooling at room temperature (what you need for household refrigeration). The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Sustainability and CO2 International Experts Mark 10th Year of Air Products' MATGAS R&D Joint Venture in Barcelona

    Air Products (NYSE: APD) is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of its joint venture MATGAS, a strategic alliance between Carburos Metalicos --  part of the Air Products Group, the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), and the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). To mark the event, MATGAS held an International Symposium on Energy, Sustainability and the Environment on ...


    By Air Products

  • Air Products’ Charlie Page Gives North American Membrane Society Keynote Speech

    June 11, 2012 The increasing global demand for energy is just one market-driver pushing the development, demand and use of membrane technology. This was just one of the messages delivered by Air Products’ (NYSE: APD) PRISM Membrane Group director of operations and technology Charlie Page in his opening session keynote speech today at the 22nd Annual North American Membrane Society (NAMS) ...


    By Air Products

  • Hydrogen for Air Products` Newest Fueling Station Comes From a Sustainable Source -- Municipal Wastewater

    Air Products (NYSE: APD), the leader in hydrogen fueling technology, today officially opened its newest California hydrogen fueling station drawing its feedstock from a very novel and sustainable source.  Air Products is pumping hydrogen into fuel cell vehicles that is generated from the municipal wastewater treatment plant at the Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) in ...


    By Air Products

  • ASTM D6647 - 01(2011) standard test method for determination of acid soluble iron via atomic absorption

    In certain applications, such as acid purification, acidic food or chemical purification or decolorization, or other applications wherein iron may be leached out of the carbon, the use of acid-washed carbons will reduce or eliminate color pickup in the effluent or in the product. The acid soluble iron content is usually specified by the carbon supplier to prevent unacceptable levels of iron leach ...


    By ASTM International

  • Secretary Chu announces FutureGen 2.0

    Today, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin announced the awarding of $1 billion in Recovery Act funding to the FutureGen Alliance, Ameren Energy Resources, Babcock & Wilcox, and Air Liquide Process & Costruction, Inc. to build FutureGen 2.0, a clean coal repowering program and carbon dioxide (CO2) storage network. The project partners estimate the program will ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Aquatech Awarded Contract to Install Wastewater Recycle and Zero Liquid Discharge System in China

    Aquatech, a global leader in water purification technology for industrial and infrastructure markets, has been awarded a contract for the design, engineering, supply and supervision of installation and commissioning of a concentrated brine treatment plant at the Chinacoal Tuke Fertilizer Project in China. The project is located in the city of Ordos in the Inner Mongolia region. "With this order ...

  • Department of energy formally commits $1 billion in recovery act funding to FutureGen 2.0

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced that the Department of Energy has signed final cooperative agreements with the FutureGen Industrial Alliance and Ameren Energy Resources that formally commit $1 billion in Recovery Act funding to build FutureGen 2.0. The FutureGen 2.0 project will help to position the United States as a leader in innovative technologies for reducing carbon ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Secretary Chu announces first awards from US$1.4bn for industrial carbon capture and storage projects

    US Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the first round of funding from $1.4 billion from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the selection of 12 projects that will capture carbon dioxide from industrial sources for storage or beneficial use. The first phase of these projects will include $21.6 million in Recovery Act funding and $22.5 million in private funding for a total ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • EPA awards more than $1 million to college teams for innovative environmental solutions

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded more than $1 million in grants to 15 university and college teams from across the country who participated in the 8th Annual National Sustainable Design Expo on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. for their innovative environmental solutions. EPA’s People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) award competition was held at the expo, and ...

  • Global Cleantech To `Backtrack` in 2013

    Developments in 2013 will call into question some of cleantech's traditional leading indicators of health, and risks will develop with the sector's stalwart solar, wind and electric vehicle and other markets while others will grow, according to cleantech analysis and consulting firm Kachan & Co. The company, with offices in San Francisco, Toronto and Vancouver, has just ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • DOE Selects 16 Transformational Carbon Capture Technologies Projects for Funding

    The Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected 16 projects to receive funding through NETL’s Carbon Capture Program. The program funds development and testing of transformational carbon dioxide (CO2) capture systems for new and existing coal-based power plants. Research funded by this program is expected to help overcome limitations of ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Predictions for cleantech in 2013

    Every year around this time since 2007, as executive editor of a leading global cleantech research and news service, I’ve contributed to predictions on what to expect in the year ahead in cleantech. We’ve kept that tradition alive here at Kachan & Co. We don’t claim a perfect track record, but we’ve been eerily prescient and nailed some biggies a year or more before ...


    By Kachan & Co.

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