Scaling Control News

  • Path to Sustainability: Technology and the Modern Utility

    Today's utility industry is changing rapidly. Energy efficiency, renewable and distributed energy resources, new energy markets and high demand costs are putting great pressure on utilities to find ways to be sustainable. A case in point: in 2016, MGM Resorts International announced it would no longer purchase electricity from Nevada Power, the Silver State's largest utility. Instead, the casino ...


    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

  • BioLargo Starts World-Class Engineering Division and Secures New Financing to Accelerate Commercialization of its Disruptive Technology in $860B Global Water Market

    After a decade of diligent R&D effort supported by a loyal base of investors, BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO) has built an expansive suite of intellectual property for disruptive technologies focused on clean water, clean air and advanced wound care. Its AOS (Advanced Oxidation System) is billed as the high performance and low cost water treatment option for rapid water disinfection and ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • 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

  • Sercel Improves Versatility of 508XT Land Acquisition System with New WTU-508 Node

    CGG announced today that Sercel has launched the WTU-508 high-performance X-Tech® node as an extension of its 508XT land seismic acquisition product range. The new node offers even greater flexibility for all types of survey operations, such as complex small-scale urban surveys or high-productivity mega-crews. Fully integrated into the existing ...


    By CGG

  • 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

  • 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

  • Environmental Protection New Product of the Year 2016 – EOS ZVI

    EOS Remediation, LLC, the global leader for innovative in-situ remediation technologies, has received the Environmental Protection 2016 New Product of the Year Award for their newest product, EOS ZVI.  The Environmental Protection New Product of the Year Award is given each year to recognize industry manufacturers whose products help make the jobs of environmental professionals easier. EOS ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • 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

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