Water Treatment Polymers News

  • Nordson Corporation Board of Directors Elects Stephen P. Lovass as Corporate Vice President for Industrial Coating Systems

    The Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) Board of Directors has elected Stephen P. Lovass as Corporate Vice President for its Industrial Coating Systems (ICS) business segment, replacing Douglas C. Bloomfield who will retire at the end of 2016 after nearly 30 years of service. Mr. Lovass, 47, most recently served as president for one of the global sensors and controls ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • New patent boosts CO2 capture hopes

    A technology that could in theory catch 90% of carbon dioxide from coal-fired power stations has been patented by US government scientists. Employing an enzyme-based membrane fabric 10 times thinner than a soap bubble, it could separate carbon dioxide from nitrogen or oxygen and speed up its dissolution ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Meet the New Generation of Extrusion and Melt Filtration Technology from MAS at K 2016

    Austrian extrusion machinery manufacturer MAS Maschinen- und Anlagenbau Schulz GmbH MAS has established itself as a supplier of unconventional but proven technologies that save space and energy, and allow its customers to now do things that were previously not possible. To mark its 10th anniversary, MAS will introduce an entirely new corporate identity in combination with a new machine design for ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • Gilufix® FT – Kurita´s approach to control sticky issues

    The European Paper Industry has the leading role in utilizing wastepaper as a raw material. Some paper grades like Packaging Papers, Newsprint and sometimes Tissue are produced with 100 % recycled fiber material. Of course the utilization of recycled fiber material in the paper manufacturing process causes several undesired inconvenience, the biggest one of them are the Stickies. The ...


    By Kurita

  • Gilufix® FT – Kurita´s approach to control sticky issues

    The European Paper Industry has the leading role in utilizing wastepaper as a raw material. Some paper grades like Packaging Papers, Newsprint and sometimes Tissue are produced with 100 % recycled fiber material. Of course the utilization of recycled fiber material in the paper manufacturing process causes several undesired inconvenience, the biggest one of them are the Stickies. The ...


    By Kurita

  • Rotork Japan provides the intelligent actuation solution for world’s first seven-way control valve

    Rotork Japan has supplied IQ3 intelligent valve actuators for the automation of what is said to be the world’s first seven-way control valve. The innovative valve, manufactured in Japan by the Aska Corporation, operates under high pressure to control and regulate the flow of chemicals such as polymers, reducing the load on instrumentation in the downstream manufacturing processes. The ...


    By Rotork

  • Rotork provides intelligent actuation solution for world’s first seven-way control valve

    Rotork Japan has supplied IQ3 intelligent valve actuators for the automation of what is said to be the world’s first seven-way control valve. The innovative valve, manufactured in Japan by the Aska Corporation, operates under high pressure to control and regulate the flow of chemicals such as polymers, reducing the load on instrumentation in the downstream manufacturing ...


    By Rotork

  • Merck Expands Excipients Portfolio, Adding Polymers for Sustained Release Injectables

    Allows for more precise control of release kinetics Enables development of drugs requiring fewer injections for enhanced patient comfort and compliance Merck, a leading science and technology company, has entered into an agreement with PCAS S.A. (Longjumeau, France) to expand Merck’s excipients portfolio. Under the agreement, Merck will be the exclusive, global distributor ...


    By Merck Millipore

  • Axion Polymers appoints new Salford Operations Manager

    Axion Polymers has appointed Laura Smith as Commercial Operations Manager at its plastics processing site in Salford following the departure of Steve Bell after 15 years with the company. Steve, who is taking up a new management role with a leading UK master-batch and additives producer, started working at the Langley Road South site as a polymer colourist in September 2001. He has seen ...

  • Axion Polymers introduces new high-CV alternative fuels

    Axion Polymers has added two new Axfuel® High CV Polychip alternative fuels to its existing range of environmental Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) products that provide a consistent and sustainable energy solution with low carbon impact. Suitable for use in the cement industry and energy-from-waste sectors, Axfuel® High CV Polychip Grades A and B are fully-processed, ...

  • ANDRITZ SEPARATION launches RheoScan, the worldʼs first patented, optical measurement system for automatic polymer dosage in belt presses and gravity belt tables: reduction of polymer costs by up to 40%

    ANDRITZ SEPARATION, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has developed and successfully launched RheoScan, a new, innovative optical measurement system for belt presses and gravity belt tables. ANDRITZ RheoScan measures the actual sludge viscosity during the thickening stage in real time. The new system adjusts the polymer dose needed to match changing flow rates and sludge conditions ...

  • Axion Polymers forecasts positive outlook for 2016

    With order books filling up fast for its Axpoly® polypropylene (PP) grades throughout the coming months, Axion Polymers is forecasting a positive outlook this year. Having developed a broad range of high-grade recycled engineering polymers, the Manchester-based recycler attributes its growing success to getting its product ...

  • Technical expertise drives expansion for Axion Polymers

    Axion Polymers’ technical capability in creating tailor-made recycled polymer grades for customers’ product applications is driving expansion for the Manchester-based plastics recycler. Demand is rising, particularly from the construction, drainage, water and horticultural sectors, for sustainably-sourced and competitively-priced high-grade polymers that can be formulated to match ...

  • Energy Department Announces $10 Million to Advance Efficient, Environmentally-Friendly Highway Transportation Technologies

    The Energy Department announced today $10 million for eight incubator projects to develop innovative solutions for efficient and environmentally-friendly vehicle technologies that will help reduce petroleum use in the United States. The funding will go toward projects that pursue breakthrough approaches to providing Americans with greater freedom of mobility and energy security, while lowering ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Axion Polymers introduces new recycled polymer grades

    Axion Polymers has introduced new polymer grades of ABS, polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), recycled from end-of-life automotive and WEEE resources, following further investment in its plastics refinery plant to increase extrusion capacity and improve melt filtration technology. The Salford-based recycling specialist is one of a few companies in the UK to offer post-consumer recycled ABS ...

  • Leading Edge with Processing Technology

    On 5 August, the "Longchamps" biomethane plant in the Franche-Comté region in eastern France went live. Thus, 70 standard m3/h are now continually supplied to the natural gas grid of the French gas distributor GrDF (Gaz réseau Distribution France). Plant operator David Peterschmitt uses about 6,000 t of agricultural leftovers a year for the production of biogas from anaerobic ...


    By WELtec BioPower GmbH

  • Suspended Solids Density Meter: Maintain Your Concentration!

    Markland's Meter offers real-time knowledge of sludge/silt concentrations in pipes, tanks & clarifiers, and automates sludge removal. Its non-intrusive, ultrasonic sensor provides continuous %SS readings of primary, secondary, return-activated and backwash sludge, allowing users to program underflow pumps to shut off before sludge density becomes too thin, and helping operators optimize ...

  • Webinar: “Beyond Topography: New Advances in AFM Characterization of Polymers”

    Oxford Instruments Asylum Research in conjunction with the Materials Research Society (MRS) will host the webinar “Beyond Topography: New Advances in AFM Characterization of Polymers”, May 28, 2015 at 11:00am EDT. Presenters include Dr. Donna Hurley, founder of Lark Scientific and former NIST project leader, and Anna Kepas-Suwara, Sr. Materials Scientist, of Tun Abdul Rezak Research ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Carbon equals cash: the value of low carbon polymers

    Axion Polymers has achieved its Climate Change Agreement (CCA) target; firmly underlining its commitment to energy-efficient production of sustainable low carbon polymer products derived from end-of-life vehicles and waste electrical and electronic equipment. Two years ago, the Manchester-based plastics recycler was one of the first companies in its sector to sign up to the Government’s ...

  • The First Centrifuge Pod System Launched

    Designed to meet the growing needs for water clarification and solids dewatering in the extractive industries, the CentriPod system comes in two specially designed containers enabling easy transport and installation and can be operational within few hours from arrival on site, providing that all services are available. The system incorporates the expertise and technologies of three ...


    By Baioni Crushing Plants Spa

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