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  • New White Paper features Solvents for Oil and Grease in Water Measurements

    A White Paper entitled, “Solvent Choices for Infrared Testing of Oil and Grease in Water” was recently published by Wilks Enterprise, Inc. Infrared (IR) analysis is widely used worldwide for determining the amount of oil and grease in water as it is a cost-effective measurement technique that can be easily done on-site or in a laboratory. Since water is a strong absorber in the mid-IR ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Miniflash touch trailblazer for the new age in flashpoint testing

    Grabner Instruments MINIFLASH TOUCH is a uniquely designed portable flash-point tester that uses the Grabner continuously closed cup method to determine the flash point of petroleum products, liquids and solids. It combines all of the field-proven advantages of the MINIFLASH tester line with a new full color touch screen design. The MINIFLASH method offers the highest repeatability and ...

  • BREEZE Incident Analyst – New Enhancements and Getting Started Video Series

    On September 16, BREEZE Software released an update to its powerful Incident Analyst application, an accidental chemical release and consequence modeling software designed to predict potential toxic, fire, and explosion impacts for chemical releases. The new release features important updates to ...

  • FTIR meets Fire Testing needs for toxic gas analysis

    One of the most dangerous aspects of a fire is the toxic gases that can arise from the process of combustion.To save lives and develop safer materials for airplanes, trains, and buildings, it is vital to identify and measure the gases that are released when products and materials ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Electrostatic precipitator systems solve air pollution control problems for a wide variety of industries

    McGill AirClean has more than 40 years of experience solving air pollution control problems for a wide variety of industrial processes including boilers, furnaces, dryers, ovens, etc. The company has the knowledge and experience to properly select the correct materials of construction to meet the particular demands of an application, greatly extending the operation life of its electrostatic ...


    By McGill AirClean LLC

  • UL CRS launches UL SmartInsights™ Global Market Access Platform

    UL Consumer and Retail Services is proud to introduce UL SmartInsights™ Global Market Access Platform to the regulatory market. The UL SmartInsights™ is an online subscription service created for you to quickly and easily access current, accurate, and complete regulatory requirements for Global Market Access. The information is presented in a user-friendly interface tailored to help ...


    By UL LLC

  • Methane Levels in Air Lower Due to Leakage Control

    Despite an increase in methane-generating activities, such as drilling for fossil fuels, researchers have found that the amount of methane concentrations in the atmosphere have dropped over the past few decades, according to Climate Central. A team of atmospheric chemists have investigated and attribute this phenomenon to significantly diminished methane leakage from oil and gas wells. ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • PCBTestingLab.com Launched by EMSL Analytical

    Polychlorinated biphenyls, commonly known as PCBs, are man-made toxic chemicals that persist in the environment and can bioaccumulate in living organisms. PCBs were manufactured in the United States up until the late 1970s when their manufacture was banned due to health and environmental concerns. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), studies have shown that PCBs ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Global Gasoline-Naphtha-Crude-MTBE Market 2012-2018 - Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis, And Forecasts 2012 - 2018

    Gasoline naphtha crude MTBE market is in growing demand in developing economies as these countries are focusing on economic development rather than environmental pollution. Asian market offers enormous growth opportunities for the MTBE industry. Gasoline-naphtha-crude-MTBE market is expected to witness an increase in MTBE consumption in the coming years in the Asian market.  MTBE (methyl ...


  • Dissolved Methane Found in Some New York Groundwater

    A recent study that looked at groundwater samples from more than 200 wells across New York State found levels of naturally-occurring methane high enough to warrant monitoring or other actions in nine percent of the water samples tested, according to U.S. Geological Survey research. While 91 percent of samples tested found no dissolved methane, or levels below the threshold that would require ...

  • Flame Retardant Chemicals Industry Forecasts to 2017

    ReportsnReports.com adds "Flame Retardant Chemicals Market by Type, Application & Geography – Market Estimates up to 2017" market research reportr to its store. Flame retardants can be defined as additive materials used to inhibit flames and to stop the magnification of burning. These are materials with large non-inflammable effect such as halogen, phosphorus, nitrogen ...


  • U.S. EPA requires Rancho LPG to comply with safety measures for community protection

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that Rancho LPG has resolved its noncompliance with risk management plan regulations. The violations were discovered during an EPA investigation of the San Pedro, Calif. facility, which began in April 2010. The facility has addressed the violations and now adheres to risk management plan requirements—a regulation under the federal ...

  • Successful Reactions Start with Computrac

    Join us November 17-19 in New York, NY at the Chem Show, booth 718, and see why our instruments are considered the leaders in moisture, solids and ash analysis. If you make a living on chemical reactions, you know that accurate moisture, solids and ash content control is critical to a successful reaction. Our Computrac® line of instruments can provide ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • EPA and DuPont Reach Major Settlement After Fatal Chemical Explosion in Tonawanda, N.Y.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. (DuPont) has agreed to pay a fine of $724,000 in settlement of Clean Air Act violations relating to a fire and explosion at its chemical plant in Tonawanda, N.Y. In the settlement, DuPont will spend $112,000 to purchase vapor and radiation detection equipment for the local fire department and to pay for ...

  • Global Noble Gases Market 2012-2018 - Noble Gases Industry,share,size,Analysis ,Trends,Study And Forecast 2012-2018

    Noble gas includes helium, argon, xenon, radon, krypton and neon which have similar properties under standard conditions. Noble gases are all tasteless, odorless, colorless, and non flammable gases. Helium is obtained from natural gas whereas argon, krypton, neon, and xenon are separated from the air by using the process of fractional distillation and liquefaction of gases. Noble gases play an ...


  • Global Compressed Natural Gas Market

    Natural gas compressed to a pressure of 200-250 bars which results in 200-250 folds reduction in volume, is referred to as compressed natural gas. It is a colourless, odourless, highly flammable, and non-corrosive gaseous hydrocarbon. Natural gas is primarily composed of methane and ethane. It is stored and distributed in hard containers which are usually cylindrical or spherical in shape. CNG ...


  • New Materials Could Turn Water into the Fuel of the Future

    Scientists at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have in just two years nearly doubled the number of materials known to have potential for use in solar fuels. They did so by developing a process that promises to speed the discovery of commercially viable generation of solar fuels that could replace ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Going solid-state could make batteries safer and longer-lasting

    Original story at MIT News If you pry open one of today’s ubiquitous high-tech devices — whether a cellphone, a laptop, or an electric car — you’ll find that batteries take up most of the space inside. Indeed, the recent evolution of batteries has made it possible to pack ample ...

  • Climate Change Expected to Raise U.S. Wildfire Costs by $10 Billion- $60 Billion per Year in Just Four Decades

    Climate change could take a serious toll on the U.S. economy by expanding by 50 percent the area that wildfires burn —and raising projected damages by tens of billions of dollars a year by 2050, according to a new economic study released today. The study, ...

  • Transformer Oil Market By Types, Applications (Small & Large Transformers, Utility) & Geography to 2017

    Transformer oil is a dielectric fluid mainly used in oil filled electrical transformers as an insulating and cooling medium. It is usually obtained by fractional distillation and subsequent processing of crude oil. The primary purpose of transformer oil is to insulate and cool the transformer windings and core. These also preserve the core and winding as these are fully immersed in the oil and ...


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