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  • Gas dosing units for corrosion testing laboratories developed and successfully installed in the PR China

    QCAL Messtechnik GmbH – manufacturer of gas mixing and dosing equipment for laboratory use – is represented since January 2012 in the PR China by Beijing Ruixin Yuantai Technology Development Co. Ltd.. In Shanghai and Xiamen the first units have been installed for corrosion tests for the shipbuilding industry according to IMO DE53/WP.2. For those tests a special gas atmosphere is ...


    By QCAL Messtechnik GmbH

  • Laboratory study cuts fracking waste`s radioactivity

    Researchers believe they have found an unlikely way to decrease the radioactivity of some hydraulic fracturing wastewater: Mix it with the hazardous drainage from mining operations. The wastewater is created when some of the chemical-laced water used to fracture thick underground rocks flows back out of the wellbore. The water is tainted with chemicals, toxins and in some parts of the country - ...


    By Associated Press

  • Optimising laboratory environment for successful IVF outcomes with Geotech’s G100

    The accuracy of incubator gases within an IVF laboratory plays a major role in success of IVF programs in any fertility clinic today.  Given the crucial role that the incubator plays in the IVF process, the conditions within the incubator in an IVF laboratory must be optimal at all times to increase the likelihood of a successful assisted reproductive treatment. Geotech’s G100 ...


    By Geotech

  • Supporting uptake of green gas

    Lucy Culleton of the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has won the first European Biogas Association(EBA) Poster Award for her work supporting the introduction of biogas into Europe's gas networks. Declining natural gas resources and renewable energy targets are ...

  • New Field Laboratories and Related Research To Help Promote Environmentally Prudent Development of Unconventional Resources

    Today (Nov 6, 2014), the Department of Energy announced the selection of three multiyear, field laboratories and six other multiyear research projects for continued research to promote environmentally prudent development of unconventional oil and natural gas (UOG) resources. As part of a July, 2014 Executive Order and a multiagency effort involving the Energy Department, the Environmental ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 80 square meters of the most modern laboratory technology complete the EnviTec service offer

    The recently opened laboratory of EnviTec Biogas Italia S.r.l. in Verona now offers state-of-the-art equipment for accurate analyses. The 80 square meter laboratory, which is operated by two EnviTec biologists, completes the service offer of the Biogas-Allrounder in Italy. “Each hour of operational failure of a biogas plant means a considerable loss of revenue for the operator. Hence our ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Pre-engineered compressed gas storage buildings meet industrial and contractor needs for safe management of gas cylinders

    Sturdy, secure gas cylinder storage buildings from SAFETY STORAGE Inc. provide a broad range of storage and design flexibility options for meeting fire safety, environmental code requirements and supply chain demand for managing the storage and access of gas cylinders under pressure and used, empty containers awaiting collection and disposal. Gas cylinders containing high pressure hydrogen, ...


    By Safety Storage, Inc.

  • Instrument for the preparation of gas standards for mono and/or multipoints calibration: airmoCAL M

    Simple and accessible through its integra­ted software, airmoCAL M can be used to calibrate analytical instruments with standard bottles or permeation tubes. airmoCAL M can automatically prepare and inject gas for all kinds of analytical instruments. The principle of this device is based on mixing, dilution and injection of calibration gases, which can be useful in many applications, such as ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Waters announces new maintenance, repair and compliance services for agilent liquid chromatography and gas chromatography systems

    Waters Corporation (WAT:NYSE) announced today a complete suite of new services for Agilent liquid and gas chromatographs controlled by Waters Empower Chromatography Software. The new maintenance, repair, and compliance services are being offered in response to the demand from laboratories for single-point-of-contact and ownership of support services for both Waters and Agilent systems. The new ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • THOMAS 1510 – The Solution Pump

    The fast, the consistent, the safe pump solution The new diaphragm liquid pump 1510 is designed for fast suction of liquids, even when the medium is mixed with gas. The diaphragm design ensures very consistent flow with minor pulsation. Therefore, the 1510 fits perfectly to applications in laboratory equipment and inkjet ...


    By Gardner Denver Thomas GmbH

  • Wastewater treatment recycles greenhouse gases

    A laboratory model for dewatering waste-activated sludge (WAS) in two stages - flotation (using recycled greenhouse gases) followed by filtration (using a simple compression cell for dewatering WAS) - has been successfully introduced. Development of full-scale wastewater treatment which also reduces greenhouse gases could follow. Published in the Journal of Water and Climate Change, experiments ...

  • Cranfield University Facilities

    The networked physical infrastructures which provide our communities with energy, water, transport, telecoms and other services are under significant pressure due to population growth, an ageing asset based, and climate change. Cranfield has been at the forefront of innovation and solution development in these sectors for over 60 years. Our academic and research staff lead the design, testing, ...


    By Cranfield University

  • New Chemineer Brochure Features Mining and Mineral Processing Applications

    The new brochure describes the customer benefits associated with Chemineer’s heavy-duty mixing products and its customer services provided for the mining industry. By utilizing industry-leading process and mechanical design technology, as well as laboratory testing, Chemineer consistently designs and manufactures high-quality, rugged, long-lasting mixing systems for a wide range of ...


    By National Oilwell Varco

  • Recycling food scraps into gardens

    Each weekday, food scraps are collected from the Maryland Food Distribution Authority in Jessup, Md., and from small local food service and marketing establishments. Materials that do not contain metal, glass, or plastic are trucked to the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC) in Beltsville, Md. There, they are mixed with woodchips, ...

  • Industry Welcomes Updated Department of Energy Biodiesel Guide

    The biodiesel industry welcomed the publication of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) fifth edition of the Biodiesel Handling and Use Guide, developed in conjunction with the DOE Clean Cities program. The guide is a comprehensive document designed to educate those who blend, distribute, and use biodiesel and biodiesel blends. It provides basic information on the proper and safe use of ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • Low cost ‘chinese drywall’ testing available for elemental sulfur

    A low cost testing option is now available from Columbia Analytical for detecting elemental sulfur (S8) in bulk drywall. The testing focuses on orthorhombic cyclooctasulfur (elemental sulfur: S8), a unique marker compound found only in drywall which causes corrosion. The test costs approximately $100 per drywall sample, depending on your project.Columbia Analytical’s proven method for elemental ...


  • ATi’s Dissolved Hydrogen Sulphide Monitor Achieves Accurate Hydrogen Sulphide Measurements in Water

    Analytical Technology Inc. (ATi) announces that its A15/81 dissolved hydrogen sulphide monitor is the first system to achieve precise and direct measurements of hydrogen sulphide levels in water. The analyser provides continuous, accurate and sensitive measurements of true dissolved sulphide levels whilst requiring very little maintenance due to non-contact gas phase measurement. The A15/81 ...


  • Go-live for 45th biogas plant from EnviTec Biogas in Italy

    “Piccolo” yet economical – the new 99-kW EnviFarm compact plant from EnviTec Biogas AG has just started to feed into the grid in the town of Gradisca d’Isonzo in northern Italy. With their investment, operators Antonio and Francesco Bressan are making the most of the benefits of the Renewables Decree, which was passed back in 2013. The plant owned by the two farmers, who ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Concentrated solar power with thermal energy storage can help utilities’ bottom line, study shows

    The storage capacity of concentrating solar power (CSP) can add significant value to a utility company’s optimal mix of energy sources, a new report by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) suggests. The report found that CSP with a six-hour storage capacity can lower peak net loads when the sun isn’t shining, enough to add $35.80 per ...

  • Blending synthetic air to measure climate change

    Scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have produced a synthetic air reference standard which can be used to accurately measure levels of carbon dioxide and methane in the atmosphere. This will greatly help scientists contribute to our understanding of climate change. A paper published in Analytical Chemistry describes how ...

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