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February 15, 2008
North America Pittcon 2008. The Pittsburgh Conference (Pittsburgh, Pa.). Phone: 412-825-3220; Web: pittcon.org New Orleans, La. Mar. 1 – 7 SPAR 2008. Spar Point Research LLC (Danvers, Mass.). Phone: 978-774-1102; Fax: 978-774-4841; Web: sparllc.com Houston, Tex. Mar. 3 – 5 Conexpo-Con/AGG 2008. Association of Equipment Manufacturers (Milwaukee, Wis.). Phone: 414-272-0943; Fax: 414-272-1170...
February 15, 2008
Another corrosion-resistant material deserves a mention In the December 2007 article, The Heat Is On (pp. 24–28) I take issue with the statement next to the Pfaudler photo, “Tantalum and glass-lined steel are the two most corrosion resistant materials used in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.” They are two of the most corrosion resistant materials, but our Hexoloy Sintered Alpha...
January 28, 2008
Aker Kvaerner lands contract for copper project in Peru Meanwhile, the EPC firm is planning to change its name to Aker Solutions ASA Peru Copper Syndicate has awarded Aker Kvaerner Metals, Inc. (Tuscon, Ariz.; www.akerkvaerner.com) a $11.5-million contract for the provision of technical services for basic engineering and additional testwork for the Toromocho Project — a large copper-molybdenum...
January 15, 2008
Opinion on ChE Graduate Shortages Your editorial (Calling all chemical engineers, Sept., p. 5) on the subject of the lack of entrants to chemical engineering studies and careers invited readers to reply. I think that this problem will not go away until the industries desiring chemical engineers examine the source of the problem. In my opinion any high school leaver with more brains than a sausage will have...
October 31, 2007
While the Pennant ECS can be put to multiple applications, multi-bagger benefits accrue with its ability to convert both saturated and superheated steam into clean electrical energy. Typically, the ECS is used in parallel with a Pressure Reducing Valve (PRV) or Pressure Reducing Desuperheater Station (PRDS) situated downstream of the boiler. The ECS, configured in the above arrangement is able to smartly...
October 29, 2007
A leading supplier of static sealing products The Flexitallic Group is an international market leader in the manufacture and supply of high-quality, high-value industrial static sealing products. Based on sales and geographic reach, the company says it is the only true global supplier of industrial gaskets. Flexitallic developed the spiral-wound gasket in 1912, and today continues to innovate through...
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