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  • Preventing Scaling In Heat Exchangers

    Hard water scaling is a serious problem in all kinds of process equipment .. particularly plate type heat exchangers. Papertech in Spain is a leading paper manufacturer and the water used in their factory is a very hard well water. The engineers knew when they installed a plate type heat exchanger that the exchanger would scale up as the water hardness exceeded 500mgl. They decided to ...

  • Small-scale desalination

    A new approach to desalination being developed by researchers at MIT and in Korea could lead to small, portable desalination units that could be powered by solar cells or batteries. As well as removing many contaminants, these units could deliver enough fresh water to supply the needs of a family or small village. The new approach, called ion concentration polarisation, is described in a paper ...


  • Regional scale groundwater understanding

    South-central Ontario, and specifically the Oak Ridges Moraine area, has been the focus of considerable investigation relating to groundwater over the past few decades.  The importance of the collection, management and utilization of various integrated datasets (e.g. climate, streamflow, groundwater) in the development, application and refinement of conceptual and numerical groundwater flow ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • France scales back lorry toll

    France’s Assemblée Nationale approved a scaled-down toll for lorries, which will do little to improve logistics efficiency as well as lorries’ environmental and health impacts. The decision goes against a wider trend of expanding or introducing ambitious lorry km-charging schemes in other countries like Germany, Poland, Austria and Belgium. The original plan was to cover a ...

  • MagCAT solves tough scale problems

    Fluid Dynamics International has launched MagCAT, which uses powerful magnets that are encased in poleheads manufactured out of the same metal that is used for the catalytic core of Fluid Dynamics' Colloid-A-Tron. The calcium carbonate particles which are formed when hard water is heated remain in suspension after this magnetic treatment instead of precipitating as scale on pipework and heat ...


  • Powerful truck scales defy lightning

    Michigan Sugar is the fourth largest sugar beet processor in the United States, producing more than one billion pounds of sugar each year. They rely on METTLER TOLEDO truck scales to keep their business moving during the busy processing season. During the peak delivery months of harvest, the Michigan Sugar factory site in Bay City, Michigan will receive and weigh over 2,000 loads per day from the ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Free webinar: Atomic Scale Processing

    In this webinar, our experts Dr Ravi Sundaram and Dr Harm Knoops discuss the processing of atomic scale materials and devices including Graphene and 2D materials, atomic layer etching and atomic layer deposition. The webinar will comprise of two talks, with a Q&A session at the end: • Atomic scale processing: Atomic Layer Deposition & ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • MAGCAT a unique Scale prevention technology

    Fluid Dynamics is the UK’s oldest manufacturer of non chemical scale inhibitors.. founded in 1973 the company exports to more than 40 countries worldwide . Its MagCAT product is a premium electroctalytivc electromagnetic dual treatment system that neutralises scaling salts in the water. Widely use bin Industry and Residential and commercial applications below are just some of the recent ...

  • Hard water scale problem solved

    Fluid Dynamics International has solved a long standing a hard water problem at one of Thailand’s biggest construction industry suppliers, Cotto Tiles. Oil in the system was the cause of scale forming in mould pipes and proposed a solution combining two technologies: Magstream and Colloid-A-Tron. Their prototype MagstreamPlus uses powerful magnets that are encased in poleheads manufactured ...


  • BioExx Receives Final Scale-Up Engineering Report

    BioExx Specialty Proteins Ltd. ("BioExx" or the "Company") (TSX: BXI), the first company to commercialize a new and complete food-grade protein from a major global crop in 50 years, today announced that it has received the final scale-up engineering report from GEA Process Engineering Inc. for the Company's Saskatoon canola protein facility. The report, which details the complete protein ...


  • MAJOR SCALE PREVENTION ORDER FOR INDIAN MARKET

    Fluid Dynamics sales growth continues with order for 1,000 Housetron hardwater scale preventers from MegaTECH Enercom systems in India.   With the liklihood of a water softener ban developing worldwide so companies are looking at alternative environment friendly products to prevent water systems from scaling. Fluid Dynamics Sales of its Housetron Dometic scale prevention product are ...

  • First broad-scale maps of life on the sea-shelf

    They examined the shelf seascape during a three-year program of the Commonwealth Environment Research Facilities (CERF) Marine Biodiversity Hub. Hub director, Professor Nic Bax of CSIRO and the University of Tasmania, says the program developed and applied a consistent, national approach to biodiversity mapping. “The program compiled existing biological survey datasets, mapped 1868 square ...

  • Optimizing MW output in utility scale PV plants

    With 6,600MW of utility scale PV under development, the US solar market is quickly expanding from commercial scale PV to utility scale plants. This means now more then ever, harvesting every kilowatt-hour possible is critical to succeed in such a competitive market. Aggressive RPS targets are yet to be met, which means utility scale PV plants are one of the most attractive renewable projects to ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Financial support for farmers – small-scale anaerobic digesters

    Yesterday the On Farm Anaerobic Digestion Fund launched stage 2, making loans of up to £400,000 available to farmers for small-scale projects. The On-farm Anaerobic Digestion Loan Fund is part of a £3m initiative funded by DEFRA and is designed to support farmers in England who have had difficulties accessing finance. If you think you fit the fund and are looking to set up small-scale ...


    By SEaB Energy Ltd.

  • MUCKBUSTER Animation – Micro Scale Anaerobic Digestion

    Visit our Youtube Channel ‘SEaBEnergyLtd’ to see our short animation showing you all about our MUCKBUSTER® micro scale anaerobic digester (AD). To view Video click ...


    By SEaB Energy Ltd.

  • Pharmaceutical effluent to large-scale MBBR plant

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies will design and commission a biological waste water treatment plant to treat all effluents of an existing specialized tablets and capsules pharmaceutical manufacturing site to meet the local stringent water discharge regulation. The core treatment is an AnoxKaldnes MBBR biological treatment. The client, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies ...


  • Managing wastewater treatment at the river-basin scale

    The EU Water Framework Directive1 requires policymakers to consider the management of water e.g. in rivers, lakes and streams, at the scale of the river basin, but can wastewater treatment systems be managed at the same scale? To help policymakers answer this question, a team of Spanish researchers have created a method for assessing the integrated operation of wastewater treatment plants in a ...

  • Full-Scale Production Facilities Ready For Commissioning

    Aquaporin today announces setup of its first full-scale production plant at the Danish Headquarter in Kgs. Lyngby. The new plant will enable Aquaporin to expand production capacity considerably in 2017, and can scale up existing and new Aquaporin Inside products. First focus in Production will be Tap Water Reverse Osmosis (TWRO) Aquaporin Inside membranes. After many years of building on a strong ...


    By Aquaporin A/S

  • METTLER TOLEDO Launches Industrial Scale Family Updates

    METTLER TOLEDO has revamped its successful ICS4 and ICS6 compact scale family by making them faster and even more intuitive-to-use. The highly modular design allows for tailored solutions in the manufacturing, food and pharmaceutical industries. METTLER TOLEDO's Industrial Compact Systems (ICS) are a family of innovative, ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • METTLER TOLEDO Introduces New Checkout Scale

    METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to introduce the Ariva-H, its newest advancement in weighing at the checkout. The Ariva-H combines a fast and reliable scale with a popular scanner of the retailer's choice into one system that can be integrated into the checkout lane. METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to introduce the Ariva-H, its newest advancement in weighing at the checkout. ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

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