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  • Oil in water removal specialists for utilities

    The Mercer International Compliance Master oil/water/solids separator design is well known in the electric utility industry for high-performance and its versatile design features. We offer a full line of innovative rectangular and cylindrical units from 10 to 7,500 gpm as well as existing system retrofits and API & ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • ASTM D6304 - 07e1 standard test method for determination of water in petroleum products, lubricating oils, and additives by coulometric karl fischer titration

    A knowledge of the water content of lubricating oils, additives, and similar products is important in the manufacturing, purchase, sale, or transfer of such petroleum products to help in predicting their quality and performance characteristics. For lubricating oils, the presence of moisture could lead to premature corrosion and wear, an increase in the debris load ...


    By ASTM International

  • EPA, 12 Private Entities Agree to Remove Contamination and Conduct Study at Metro Container Superfund Site

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and 12 private entities have agreed to settle on actions that will lead to increased environmental protection at the Metro Container Superfund Site in Trainer, Delaware Co., Pa. Under the agreement, contamination from a portion of the site will be removed. In addition, a scientific investigation of the site’s contamination will be conducted and site ...

  • Award winning Cranfield research helps to improve energy from waste generation

    Cranfield University research into the removal of synthetic chemicals from biogas has been recognised by the Worshipful Company of Engineers for excellence in engineering that benefits the environment. The PhD research project, which is looking at the most effective methods for removing these chemicals – called siloxanes - from waste materials, should help improve the cost effectiveness of ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Oil/Water separators for the electric utility

    Mercer International's Oil Water Separators are well known in the electric utility industry for their high-performance and versatile design features. They offer a full line of innovative rectangular and cylindrical units from 10 to 7,500 gpm, as well as existing system retrofits and API or concrete separator up-grades. ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • Progressing Cavity Pumps from Nov Mono Chosen for New £300 Million Wastewater Facility

    The Southern Water plant in Peacehaven features a number of different Mono pumps, including EZstrip cake pumps, LF injection pumps and Widethroat pumps. The new Peacehaven plant uses 11 kilometers of newly constructed tunnels to bring sewage flows into two new pumping stations and transfer the treated sewage to a new outfall which ...

  • Aquatech Dewatering answers call from environmental agencies for industry to support green initiatives

    “It’s Happening, Growth of Infrastructure, Industry and Community – We Can Work Together” is the focus for Aquatech’s Open House, demonstrating new environmentally-friendly pumping and dewatering equipmentNews Facts:- Safety has always been the most important operating requirement in the construction industry, including the dewatering and pumping components. However, increasingly, so is ...


    By Aquatech Dewatering Company

  • Upgrade your existing oil/water separation process

    One of the easiest and most cost efficient ways to prove the superiority of the Mercer Design, is to allow them to place their coalescers in an under-performing unit as an example of the increased efficiency and reduced maintenance schedule that comes standard with every Oil Water Separator they ship. They have worked successfully in removing hydrocarbons, including: #2, #4, #6, kerosene, RFO ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • Freudenberg Invests in Water and Membrane Filtration Business

    The Freudenberg Group has acquired the British company Aquabio Limited, with effect from March 1, 2013. Based in Hallow, Worcestershire, UK, Aquabio is a leading specialist in water and wastewater reuse for large-scale industrial applications. Founded in 1997, the company has 16 employees, and designs and supplies turnkey membrane filtration systems for water and wastewater ...

  • New Reservoir Will Funnel Colorado River Water to Nevada

    LAS VEGAS, Nevada (ENS) - A bill that directs the Bureau of Reclamation to construct a new reservoir to capture billions of gallons of Colorado River water requested by Arizona and California users but not used, was signed into law today by President George W. Bush. Included in the massive HR 6111 Tax Relief and Health Care Act, the measure will enable the capture and use of ...

  • Kroff, Inc. Laboratory Enhances Speed and Accuracy of Water Testing

    Kroff, Inc., one of the fastest-growing water treatment companies in the United States, has added new capabilities to the company's laboratory services by enhancing the speed and accuracy of water testing.  Kroff scientists are using a total organic compound (TOC) analyzer to detect the purity of water within minutes, instead of hours or ...


    By Kroff, Inc.

  • Pall Corp. to Present Water Treatment Solutions at MiningWorld Russia

    Driven by increased demand for precious metals and fossil fuels, the mining industry is in the midst of a growth surge. Continued success for mining companies is dependent on a number of factors including regulatory compliance, community acceptance, efficient machinery and processes, and resource availability. In particular, significant volumes of water are ...


    By Pall Corporation

  • 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.

  • Pump Maintenance in 7 Easy Steps

    When things are running smoothly it’s easy to overlook common maintenance chores and rationalize that it’s not worth the time to regularly inspect and replace parts.  But nothing could be farther from the truth.  The reality is that most facilities have several pumps performing a variety of functions that are integral to the successful operation of the plant. If a pump ...

  • Cleaning Solutions for the Food Industry

    IPC offers a full line of precision concentrated cleaners that are effective in a wide range of critical cleaning applications. An economical 1-2% concentration in water is effective for most cleaning applications.  Typical uses include removing protein, starch, grease, fat, gum, oil and baked on soil from processing equipment, lines, tanks and filter memrbanes.  Our line of cleaners ...

  • Greasing Equipment In Some of the Most Demanding Environments

    Shell Lubricants has launched a new, improved range of Shell Gadus greases. The range is designed to meet the challenges of the biggest, fastest and largest equipment in operation today, in some of the wettest, coldest, hottest and most extreme conditions. The Gadus Range of greases has been specifically designed to lubricate bearings in some of the most arduous conditions. For example in steel ...


  • Peristaltic pumps well worth their salt

    One of the greatest advantages of the British made Verderflex hose pump is its immunity to the detrimental effects of handling high solid content and abrasive substances. Whilst other pump designs become subject to costly maintenance and part replacement, Verderflex peristaltic hose pump users can enjoy trouble-free production and low running costs. One customer to benefit was a Spanish salt ...

  • 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.

  • EPA Adds Unimatic Manufacturing Corporation site in Fairfield, NJ to the Federal Superfund List; PCBs Contaminated Site

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has added the Unimatic Manufacturing Corporation site in Fairfield, New Jersey to its Superfund list of hazardous waste sites. Unimatic formerly used the site to run a metals molding facility and operated machines using lubricating oil that contained polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). The company’s operations caused the soil, ground water and a ...

  • Liquid and air filter element sales will exceed $34 billion this year

    Sales of filter element to separate particles from air, gases, water, oil and other liquids will exceed $34 billion in 2013. This is the latest forecast in the McIlvaine Air/Gas/Water/Fluid Treatment and Control: World Markets. (www.mcilvainecompany.com) The largest single segment is the residential/commercial. This includes furnace, ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

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