Since it was developed in the 1970s, Metaglas has been known as the safest sight glass in the world. A number of chemical and manufacturing companies collaborated to create Metaglas, and to establish the standard with which it complies and by which all other sight glass is measured, a standard now called DIN7079.
With a population of 2.8 million, Bursa is the fourth biggest city in Turkey and needs approximately 700,000 cubic metres of fresh water every day. In order to optimize the supply of drinking water, the local municipal water company BUSKI recently modernized its water treatment plants.
Do you need to worry about combustible dusts in your facility here in Canada? The answer is a definitive Yes! You may not even realize the dust in your facility is combustible, but you would be surprised what materials can explode when in a dust form.
It’s no secret that process analyzers are more expensive than other measuring devices within your sampling system. Some organizations and procurement managers require justification for such expensive equipment in the form of a return-on-investment (ROI) analysis. Fortunately, much of the current process analyzer technology delivers a truly amazing ROI. However, some can result in a negative ROI due to poor system designs.
Synchro Engineering of Niagara Falls, ON, recently approached Proax Technologies, a leading technical automation distributor to provide assistance with a unique, complete cabling project. Proax, now with 12 locations across Canada, including Oakvile, ON, has been in the marketplace for over 55 years and offers innovative product solutions in the areas of machine automation, motion control and machine safety.
Differential Scanning Calorimetry is a technique in which the difference of energy inputs (heat flow) required to keep a substance and a reference material at the same temperature is measured as a function of temperature while the sample and reference material are subjected to a controlled heating program.
Hydrogen sulfide gas or H2S is one of the most common hazards in the process industries. H2S is colourless, flammable, and extremely toxic. The gas can accumulate in any area where oil or natural gas is processed, stored, or transported, and it may also threaten workers in wastewater treatment facilities, coke ovens, and pulp and paper mills.
The advantages and benefits of the Industrial Internet of Things all start with communication. In industrial applications a simple event increases the advantages as it goes wireless.
Swiss-based company Climeworks has launched a Direct Air Capture plant (DAC-3) in Italy. Every year the DAC-3 facility will filter up to 150 tons of CO2 directly from ambient air.
The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s unique expertise in sun-viewing telescopes will be an integral part of the historic NASA Parker Solar Probe mission scheduled to launch Aug. 11, 2019, to better understand how the Sun affects our solar system.