laboratory fluid handling News

  • Advanced oil in water detection prevents plant failure

    The installation of a continuous oil-in-water monitor in coolant water at a steel re-processing plant has prevented downtime and avoided costly and time-consuming laboratory analysis. The steel manufacturing industry relies on closed loop generation and recycling of steam as an energy efficient means of process control. Generated steam is used to raise the temperature of mineral oil based heat ...


  • EMLab P&K’s Atlanta Mold Lab Now AIHA-LAP, LLC Accredited for Mold Analysis

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announced today the accreditation of its Atlanta, Georgia laboratory by the American Industrial Hygiene Association® Laboratory Accreditation Programs (AIHA-LAP, LLC) for mold analysis (EMLAP #221504). Clients can now send spore trap samples for mold ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • WWEM 2012 to focus on the quality of monitoring - Process Conference (7th November)

    WWEM 2012, the 5th in a series of highly successful environmental monitoring events, will return to the Telford International Centre on 7th and 8th November 2012 to provide visitors with the latest information on regulations, standards, methods and technologies employed in laboratory, field and process monitoring applications. Organised in conjunction with the Environment Agency and the Water ...

  • Hose pump automates effluent sampling at Thames Water

    Manual effluent sampling automated at Mogden sewage works 6m suction lift application Pump selected for robust design dry running, self-priming capability A Bredel APEX15 hose pump from Watson-Marlow Pumps Group has been installed at Thames Water’s Mogden sewage treatment works (STW). Thanks to the APEX15, final effluent samples can now be collected automatically ...

  • Ceco Environmental completes acquisition of Met-Pro Corporation

    CECO Environmental Corp. (NasdaqGM: CECE), a global leader in air pollution control systems, product recovery and filtration technology, announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Met-Pro Corporation. With pro forma revenues of approximately $300 million, the transaction creates a clear global market leader in air pollution control, product recovery and fluid ...


    By CECO Environmental

  • DOE selects projects to advance nanomanufacturing

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) has selected 20 project proposals for funding following its Nanomanufacturing for Energy Efficiency 2008 Research Call. The projects promise to make revolutionary improvements in a broad range of energy production, storage, and consumption applications that will reduce energy and carbon intensity in industrial processes. Nanotechnology, the understanding and ...

  • AMETEK Introduces Three Products for Oil and Gas Industry

    Units of AMETEK, Inc. have introduced three new products for the oil and gas industry:  • Model 292B Natural Gas Chromatograph from AMETEK Process Instruments (www.ametekpi.com) is designed as a truly portable analyzer to determine the energy (BTU) content of natural gas. It features a fully integrated sample handling system, ...

  • Introducing the PH-1 Module for iPhone/iPad/iPod from Cole-Parmer

    On-the-go consultants and others working in the field now have a mobile option for measuring pH wherever they sample. The pH Module with pH electrode for iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod® from Cole-Parmer converts any of these devices into an easy-to-use pH meter. Users ...

  • Introducing Thermo Scientific Orion Star A100 Meters from Cole-Parmer

    Simplicity meets accuracy in the new Thermo Scientific Orion Star A100 Meters—an excellent choice for environmental testing, water and wastewater treatment, quality control in food and beverage testing, and education. Affordable yet reliably effective, the meters feature a large LCD, simple button layout, and on-screen messages. Informative displays indicate measurement along with ...

  • Waters family of ACQUITY UPLC solutions extend the power of LC performance today and tomorrow

    Riding its successful launch of the Waters ACQUITY UPLC H-Class System incorporating the proven, robust and reliable performance of ACQUITY UltraPerformance LC (UPLC) with the operational familiarity of traditional high performance liquid chromatography, Waters Corporation (WAT:NYSE) today kicked off its 50th Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (Pittcon) focused ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • Department of Energy Projects win 36 R&D 100 awards for 2011

    Technology Developments Aim to Address Energy, Environment and National Security Issues U.S. Department of Energy researchers have won 36 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential.  The coveted awards are presented annually in recognition of exceptional new products, processes, materials or ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • WWEM 2012 to focus on the quality of monitoring- WWEM Conferences

    WWEM 2012, the 5th in a series of highly successful environmental monitoring events, will return to the Telford International Centre on 7th and 8th November 2012 to provide visitors with the latest information on regulations, standards, methods and technologies employed in laboratory, field and process monitoring applications. Organised in conjunction with the Environment Agency and the Water ...

  • Chevron meets new, voluntary shale drilling rules

    Chevron has become the first energy company to meet a new set of voluntary shale gas drilling standards that aim to go beyond existing state laws in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, the Pittsburgh-based Center for Sustainable Shale announced Thursday. The center is a partnership between major energy companies, environmental groups and charitable foundations. Its certification process ...


    By Associated Press

  • Lyme Disease, Tick Populations May Increase with Global Warming

    The number of Lyme disease cases is the rise in this country, and experts believe climate change and the resulting altered precipitation patterns are at least partly responsible.   In the mid-1990s, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) received approximately 15,000 reports of confirmed cases nationwide; now the number is 30,000 to 40,000. The agency admits it could be as much ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Sherwood makes the best chloride analyser even better

    Sherwood Scientific announces a significant update of the much admired Model 926 Chloride Analyser. Featuring a redesigned PCB, sealed face-plate and a new backlit LCD display, this latest version retains the excellent accuracy and reliability which have made Sherwood’s Model 926 the instrument of choice in ...


    By Sherwood Scientific Ltd

  • Met-Pro Corporation`s Strobic Air Business Unit Receives New Equipment Orders Totaling Approximately $1.5 Million

     Met-Pro Corporation (NYSE: MPR), announced today that the Company's Strobic Air business unit has received three orders with a total value of approximately $1.5 million for laboratory fume hood exhaust systems. One order is to be installed at the United States headquarters of a premiere global pharmaceutical company while the other orders will be installed at laboratories at two leading U. ...


  • WWEM 2012 smashes attendance records

    The organisers of WWEM 2012, the Water Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring event, have announced that visitor numbers were up by 22% in comparison with 2010. On behalf of the organisers, Marcus Pattison expressed his delight with this success, adding: “We are extremely pleased with the number of people that took advantage of everything that WWEM 2012 had to offer – visitors came ...

  • US Energy Department Selects Five Projects in First Step to Produce Fresh Water from CO2 Storage Sites

    The Department of Energy announced the selection of five projects that will study the feasibility of using salty water – or brine – from carbon dioxide (CO2) storage sites to produce fresh water. These projects – which will receive more than $7 million in funding from ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Met-Pro Corporation`s Strobic Air Business Unit Receives International Equipment Orders Totaling in Excess of $700,000

    Raymond J. De Hont, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Met-Pro Corporation (NYSE: MPR), announced today that the Company's Strobic Air business unit has received two international orders, totaling more than $700,000, for research laboratory fume hood exhaust systems at two premier universities. These orders are expected to ship in the third and fourth quarters of the Company's ...


  • Microbes chow down on latest fuel-cell tech

    Original story at MIT News ou can quickly run out of fingers and toes counting the many ways we waste energy. Take our sewage systems, for example: The energetic content of wastewater is about 10 times the amount of energy it takes to process it. In the U.S., we spend 3 percent of our energy on processing ...

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