resistivity News

  • Valeport Sponsor Team Hummingbird to Final of the IET Formula 24 Series

    An all-female team of budding racing drivers and technicians from Plymouth High School for Girls is celebrating as they secured a coveted place at the international final of the IET Formula 24 series, a competitive race series for electric vehicles designed, engineered and driven by 11-16 year olds. Sponsorship from Totnes-based Valeport, one of the UK’s leading ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Space-saving cardboard box disposal

    Light, easy to use and, most importantly, fully recyclable – cardboard boxes are becoming increasingly popular as packaging material The members of the Corrugated Cardboard Industry Association (Verband der Wellpappen-Industrie) alone sold around 1.9 billion square meters in the first quarter of 2017. However, recycling used cardboard boxes can be problematic, not least because the folded ...

  • The right’s resistance to regulation

    Book details how conservatives have changed the terms of the environmental debate in recent decades. Written by Peter Dizikes, MIT News Office.You can read the original story in MIT NewsJames Watt, who served as Secretary of the Interior from 1981 ...

  • Resistive fuel level sensors

    Euroswitch of Sale Marasino (Bs, Italy), known for its production of level sensors, pressure switches, thermostats, vacuum switches and rotation sensors, in addition to the vast range of products in its catalogue also offers its customers resistive fuel level sensors for controlling nonconductive liquids such as fuel and oils. This is thanks to the synergy with Mont.el (the company heading the ...


  • Multiple antibiotic resistance indexing

    Knowledge of the source of drinking water contamination enables the development of suitable programs and strategies. An article in Water Science and Technology: Water Supply describes the use of multiple antibiotic resistance (MAR) indexing to classify sources of microbial contaminant. The provision of safe ...


  • Water resists credit crunch

    Suez Environnement published its 2008 accounts on 4 March, announcing 'satisfactory growth and operational performance', and a positive outlook for the water sector. Suez Environnement's turnover was 12.4 billion euros in 2008, showing organic growth of 5.6%. The European water sector grew by 8.5%, while international activity was boosted by Degrémont, which signed a large number of contracts, ...


  • Resistivity Imaging Short Course

    It is time for the Advanced Geosciences Europe, S.L.  combined 4 day Resistivity Imaging short course in Madrid, Spain on September 28-30 - October 1, 2010. Basic Resistivity Imaging Short Course This short course is designed for those professionals currently involved in conducting imaging surveys, those wishing to acquire this expertise, and those involved in the management, ...


    By Advanced Geosciences, Inc.

  • Cleankill® Tackles Resistant Bugs

    Many viruses and bacteria are becoming increasingly resistant to traditional cleaning and disinfection. The new range of Cleankill® and Viktor hygiene products distributed by Camlab is based on a powerful, broad spectrum virucidal and bactericidal agent with proven effectiveness against such organisms as MRSA, E. coli, Salmonella, Pseudomonas and Enterococcus. Several different practical ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Which disposable cuvettes are Acetone resistant?

    Disposable cuvettes are used in many labs where cross contamination of samples is a concern or where the cost of quartz or glass cuvettes is too high. Some disposable plastic cuvettes are not compatible with many common solvents, but the UV-Cuvette range from ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Breeding poultry with improved natural resistance

    Is it possible to improve the natural immunity of poultry through breeding? Selection of poultry with high levels of natural antibodies, will increase animal welfare , reduce antibiotic usage and increase profit. Wageningen UR researcher Tom Berghof stands on the threshold of this process. “Thanks to DNA markers we will in future be capable of selecting animals with high levels of natural ...

  • HD8 Extreme wear-resistant coating

    HD8 is an extremely wear-resistant coating made with an innovative, high-deposition welding technique. This coating has been specifically developed by our engineers in Wiener Neudorf CastoLab® who aimed to get a very high density of tungsten carbides homogeneously distributed within a nickel-based matrix at high deposition rates. Very high density of tungsten carbides in a ...


    By Castolin Eutectic

  • Corrosion-resistant screw pump retrofit

    The city of Woodland, California, USA, has retrofit the headworks and return activated sludge (RAS) systems at its Water Pollution Control Facility with five stainless steel Siemens Internalift pumps. The pumps replaced their more than 25-year-old carbon steel predecessors. The new pumps' stainless steel design is expected to be more corrosion-resistant, thus increasing expected equipment ...


  • UPDATED WEAR RESISTANT LININGS BROCHURE

    Abresist Corporation announces updates to their Wear Resistant Linings brochure, including new information on KALCRET, a sprayable wear resistant compound used to reduce wear, abrasion, and handle high temperatures. The literature includes information on current abrasion resistant solutions, typical components with abrasion problems and industries where resistant linings may be applied. The ...

  • Biodiversity slows spread of pesticide resistance

    The ability of organisms to adapt to toxic chemicals like pesticides is essential for their survival, but also an agricultural annoyance. This study shows that interactions between different species can delay the development of pesticide resistance and therefore suggests that biodiversity supports effective pest management. When pest species are exposed to toxic chemicals, like pesticides, they ...

  • Resisting subsidence pitfalls with Tensartech retaining wall solutions

    Extensive underground mining in south Poland posed a significant challenge to construction of the A1 motorway which forms part of the connection between the Czech border, Piekary Slaskie and on to northern Poland. To accommodate potential differential settlement on the approach embankments to bridge structures, the engineering consultant consortium addressed the challenge by designing ...


    By Tensar International

  • Disease-resistant wheat varieties debut in Kenya

    A multinational effort supported by the International Atomic Energy Agency and FAO marked a key milestone this week when a Kenyan university debuted two new varieties of disease-resistant wheat to the nation's farmers. Over the past two days, thousands of Kenyan farmers have visited Eldoret University in western Kenya for a two-day agriculture fair highlighting the latest farming technologies. ...

  • Antimicrobial Resistance and Environmental Pathogens Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses antimicrobial resistance and environmental pathogens. “All types of microbes have the ability to develop resistance to the antimicrobial agents created to destroy them,” said Paul ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Brady Introduces Weather-Resistant, Commercial-Grade Signs

    MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - Brady Corporation (NYSE: BRC), has developed a new line of commercial grade signs to meet the needs of customers who need durable, ...


    By Brady Corporation

  • New calibration tool for teaching soil rupture resistance

    A new calibration tool was recently developed to help students and soil scientists calibrate their thumb and forefinger for the correct amount of pressure. C.A. Seybold and colleagues, USDA-NRCS, Lincoln, NE, write about this new tool in the 2009 issue of Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education. Rupture resistance is a measure of the strength of a soil to withstand an applied ...

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