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  • Removing Dissolved Copper from wastewater effluent

    Removing Dissolved Copper in Wastewater Treatment Plant How do you meet your dissolved copper discharge limit if it is 1.6 ppb, 3.1 ppb or 6.1 ppb? What is the cost to achieve these limits? Which treatment is cost effective? Is deionization, Reverse Osmosis or chemical precipitation the best alternative to low level of dissolved copper in a wastewater system? Is it cost effective to run a Water ...


    By Jenfitch, LLC

  • How do you remove struvite?

    The photographs above demonstrates what can happen if you don’t control or remove struvite.  This is a 14” diameter line used to transfer sludge from an anaerobic digester to a sludge holding pond. Every year this agency would mechanically clean this transfer line.  However, every year plant operation notice that it took longer to transfer equivalent amounts of liquid from ...


    By Jenfitch, LLC

  • Advanced Laboratory Management System Now Available on a Global Scale

    Laboratory scientists across the globe can now benefit from a software system that helps them manage the entire lab, designed to support process adherence, data integrity and complete regulatory compliance. With advanced functionality for sample management and data archiving across the laboratory, the new  ...

  • Department of Energy Invests $17.6 Million in Technologies Capable of Reducing CO2 Capture Cost and Energy Penalties

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected six projects to receive $17.6 million in federal funding under the Office of Fossil Energy's Novel and Enabling Carbon Capture Transformational Technologies funding opportunity announcement.This FOA will address the cost and operational challenges associated with current CO2 capture technologies that are ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Northwestern University and inCTRL begin Bioprocess Modeling Collaboration

    The research group of George Wells at Northwestern University is conducting a bench-scale investigation of shortcut biological nitrogen removal (scBNR) processes integrated with enhanced biological phosphorus removal (EBPR) and has teamed up with inCTRL Solutions to model these processes and perform predictive scenario evaluation in the SIMBA# simulation platform. Water resource recovery ...


    By inCTRL Solutions Inc.

  • Sterlitech to Provide Larger Scale Membrane Skids for Research and Industry Customers

    These pilot skid systems are specifically designed for pilot testing of spiral wound membrane filters or small scale filtration processes. They offer more than 200 times the filtration surface available in standard bench-top filtration systems, allowing users to increase throughput and obtain results that translate for scale-up. Digital skids enable ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • Phoenix / Sialex® at FIHAV 2017 (Havana / Cuba) ++ 30.10. - 03.11.2017 ++

    Mr. Eberhard Wolff, Representative for Latin America and the Caribbean, will attend FIHAV 2017. Mr.Wolff and his team will be located on the "German Pavilion". They will be happy to meet and discuss how our innovative, physical water conditioning technique (Sialex®Ring), can address the major problems caused by "Lime scale" and "Corrosion" associated with water in pipes and devices attached ...


    By Phoenix Ring Manufaktur UG

  • Phoenix / Sialex® at EDIFICA (Santiago de Chile / Chile)

    Mr. Eberhard Wolff, Representative for Latin America and the Caribbean, will attend EDIFICA 2017. Mr Wolff and his team will be located on the "German Pavilion". As one of in total six German companies Mr.Wolff and his team will be happy to meet and discuss how our innovative, physical water conditioning technique (Sialex®Ring), can address the major problems caused by "Lime scale" and ...


    By Phoenix Ring Manufaktur UG

  • Silver Spring Networks Announces Agreement with Acuity Brands to Forge Smart City and IoT Development

    Silver Spring Networks recently announced that Acuity Brands, through its subsidiary Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc., is a new technology and channel partner. Acuity Brands' field sales organization will deliver Silver Spring's technology for smart street lights and smart city services as part of its turn-key offering for large-scale customers including utilities and cities. This includes Silver ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • FlexAL-2D the ALD plasma processing system for 2D materials

    Oxford Instruments’ ALD and 2D technical specialists have teamed up with Eindhoven University of Technology research teams to develop the innovative FlexAL-2D for atomic layer deposition (ALD) of 2D transition metal dichalcogenides for nanodevice applications. The FlexAL-2D ALD system offers a number of benefits for growth of 2D materials: 2D materials ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Gunvor Refinery Replaces Field Equipment without Interrupting Operations

    Software and consulting company Implico today announced the successful completion of a major modernization project for loading processes at the Gunvor refinery in Ingolstadt. Field equipment for tank truck filling was replaced on all twelve loading bays. Crucially, the upgrade was performed with the refinery in normal operation. Thanks to the flexibility of the OpenTAS terminal management system, ...


    By Implico Group

  • Yet another `Real world´ test of Sialex®Ring`s ability to remove and control `Boiler Scale´

    A particularly difficult "test" was selected. It should be said that in quite a few cases Sialex®Ring is selected when all else fails. However, by demonstrating the products abilities, more companies are exposed to the products capabilities. THe test in this case; a boiler using locally sourced , untreated water from a "hard" water area (hardness expressed as Caco3 = 1,130mg/l.) The ...


    By Phoenix Ring Manufaktur UG

  • PuroMill™ Polymeric Media for Clean Nanoparticle Creation is now available

    Purolite, a leading manufacturer of advanced resin technologies for the Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences and Industrial sectors, announced that PuroMill™ polymeric milling media is available for sale globally. In high-energy nanomilling applications, PuroMill™ reduces the particle size of pharmaceutical and chemical compounds to nano scale (< 100 nm) to enhance physical and chemical ...


    By Purolite Corporation

  • AppliTek wins order at oil rig in Pacific Rim

    AppliTek has secured an order for analyzer systems that will be deployed in the sulphate removal systems on oil rigs. These systems work through the injection of water into the reservoir to increase oil recovery by maintaining the pressure and to move displaced oil towards the production wells.  AppliTek will deploy its Sulphate ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • Blackstone Invests in De Nora

    Blackstone (NYSE: BX) announces that funds managed by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities, have agreed to make a substantial investment in De Nora, the leading global designer, manufacturer and supplier of electrode and water technology.  Closing is expected in a few months. ...

  • SIALEX®RING sales force in Latin America

    Having researched the market needs of the Latin America / Caribbean region, we find that SialexRing offers many advantages over traditional methods to control “Lime-scale and corrosion” associated with water in pipes and machinery attached to these pipes. Access to maintenance, spare parts, and consumables, disposal of by-products (chemicals) required to operate traditional chemical ...


    By Phoenix Ring Manufaktur UG

  • Rivertop Renewables Partners with Radical Polymers to Serve Independent Segment of the Water Treatment Market

    Rivertop Renewables today announced a partnership with Radical Polymers to provide Rivertop’s Waterline CI to the water treatment market segment populated by independent providers. The companies will collaborate closely to provide customers with marketing and technical support and with new ...


    By Radical Polymers

  • Industrial control loops and how they apply to encoders

    Introduction to modern control There are a several ways to mitigate against sources of instability and error in the design of a precision motion stage. Control-loop architecture is an important consideration when assessing encoder performance in the context of overall machine design. This article illustrates the potential of Renishaw's ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • Bechtel Establishes Cyber Security Lab for Industrial Control Systems

    Responding to increasing cyber threats to industrial controls and supervisory control and data acquisition systems, Bechtel announced the opening of a new cyber security lab aimed at protecting equipment and software that control complex government facilities, power plants, chemical plants, and other large-scale critical infrastructure. The lab will also leverage Bechtel's experience in designing ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Renishaw’s pioneering RESOLUTE encoder family is now compatible with Yaskawa serial communications protocol

    Renishaw's RESOLUTE absolute optical encoder is now compatible with the Yaskawa serial communications protocol in linear and rotary (angle) encoder formats. This allows RESOLUTE to be used with Yaskawa's drives and controllers such as the Sigma 7 range of servo-products. Yaskawa equipment is regularly used in electronics assembly, Flat ...


    By Renishaw plc

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