Scaling Control News

  • Minamata Convention on Mercury Achieves Ratification: International Use and Mining of Mercury Targeted for Scale Down

    The Minamata Convention on Mercury (Convention), a global treaty aimed at scaling down mercury use and production developed by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), recently surpassed the 50-country threshold required for it to become legally binding for all of its parties.  This occurred on May 18, 2017, when the European Union (EU) and seven of its member states ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Watch On Demand: FREE webinar on Atomic Scale Processing

    FREE webinar on demand: Atomic Scale Processing Listen to our experts Dr Ravi Sundaram and Dr Harm Knoops discussing the processing of atomic scale materials and devices including Graphene and 2D materials, atomic layer etching and atomic layer deposition. The webinar comprises of two talks: • Atomic scale ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Successful Testing of Full-Scale Preburner Keeps AR1 Engine on Schedule for 2019

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), recently conducted hot-fire tests to validate the design of the preburner for the AR1 rocket engine, which represents the nation's lowest-risk, lowest-cost-to-the-taxpayer and fastest path to replacing the Russian-built RD-180 engine currently used to launch most U.S. national security payloads into space. "This ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

  • 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

  • AQMesh can also be scaled using diffusion tubes

    The AQMesh team has carried out a test which shows that calibration (scaling) of AQMesh against one, or ideally several, diffusion tubes, is a viable option when no local reference station is available. When three AQMesh pods and four NO2 diffusion tubes were co-located against a reference station, the diffusion tube readings were so consistent with the reference average reading for the period ...


    By AQMesh

  • 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. ...

  • ADM Begins Operations for Second Carbon Capture and Storage Project

    Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) recently announced that the Illinois Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage (ICCS) project, a partnership to safely and permanently store more than 1 million tons of carbon dioxide a year, has begun operations. "2017 is a watershed year for carbon capture in the United States. On the heels of the successful opening of Petra Nova in Texas, the Illinois ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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

  • OSI and DC Systems Form Strategic Technology Partnership

    Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI), a leader in open automation solutions for the utility industry, has formed a strategic partnership with DC Systems, a leading provider of real-time control and data management software for utility power markets. This partnership addresses joint solutions for transmission, distribution, generation, and emerging technologies for the grid edge, smart grid, and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Free Seminar: Atomic scale processing workshop, LETI, 4th April - register now

    Talks from industry experts include: •  End-of-CMOS and beyond CMOS applications for Atomic Layer Etching •  Atomic Layer Etch: A precision technique to enable tomorrow's technology ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • 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

  • New York PSC mandates grid-scale storage projects for investor-owned utilities

    With the mass proliferation of energy storage capacity, New York regulators have mandated investor-owned utilities deploy energy storage systems by the 2018. The state Public Service Commission (PSC) issued an order last week requiring each individual utility to have energy storage projects “deployed and operating at no fewer than two separate distribution substations or ...

  • FREE: Atomic scale processing workshop, LETI, 4th April - register

    This one-day workshop will discuss atomic scale processing for a range of applications.It is an ideal forum for scientists and technologists with an interest in recent progress plus future trends in atomic scale processing research and development. Other talks include: Atomic layer etch (ALE), 2D materials processing, Ion Beam etch and deposition developments, ALD and ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Siemens Opens Grid Control Center of the Future With Research and Scientific Partners

    As part of the DynaGridCenter research project co-funded by the German BMWi (Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy), Siemens and its research and scientific partners have opened a dynamic grid control center at the Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany, that is the first of its kind in the world. The project involved setting up an IT link between the grid control center and a grid ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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

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