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Lanxess Expands Production of Alternative Flame Retardant

USA: Flame Retardant Production

Lanxess Expands Production of Alternative Flame Retardant

05/22/2017 - Specialty chemicals group Lanxess has announced the successful completion of a project which increases the capacity of its Emerald Innovation 3000 flame retardant production unit from 10,000 to 14,000 mt per year. read...

What Impact Will Brexit Have on Standards and Compliance for Hazardous Area Industries?

UK: Brexit

What Impact Will Brexit Have on Standards and Compliance for Hazardous Area Industries?

05/22/2017 - Tim Marks represents the Aemt as a member of BSI, IEC, and IECEx standards committees for Explosive Atmospheres and Rotating Electrical Equipment. He looks at some of the issues facing the Hazardous Area industry now that the UK Parliament has agreed to Brexit. read...

Metso's Emergency Shutdown Valves Safeguard Petrochemical Processes

Oman: Valves and Controls

Metso's Emergency Shutdown Valves Safeguard Petrochemical Processes

04/28/2017 - Metso announced that it will supply 400 Neles emergency shutdown (ESD) valves for an ethylene cracker as part of the new Liwa Plastics Industrial Complex (LPIC) Project in Sohar, Oman. read...

What is the Difference Between Active and Passive Storage of Hazardous Materials?

Safety Storage/Explosion Protection

What is the Difference Between Active and Passive Storage of Hazardous Materials?

04/12/2017 - There are different technical and administrative requirements on the one side for active storage of chemicals and on the other side for passive storage of chemicals. When do we refer to active storage and when to passive storage? Discover, what is important for safe hazardous substance storage in this article. read...

Old Truth Stands no Longer: How dangerous is splash filling really?

Explosion protection

Old Truth Stands no Longer: How dangerous is splash filling really?

04/12/2017 - One of the basic mantras when handling flammable liquids is to avoid free falling and splash filling at all costs. Dangerous electrostatic charges could otherwise cause an explosion with devastating effects. But how substantiated are these concerns? Recent experiments in Sweden and France came up with surprising results. read...

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Discover One-Stop Turnkey Solutions for Process Automation and Explosion Protection

Process Automation and Explosion Protection

Discover One-Stop Turnkey Solutions for Process Automation and Explosion Protection

12/15/2016 - Since many decades, automation, process technology and explosion protection form a very close interrelation. All three fields experienced tremendous technological progress and by now have reached a level of complexity which could only be handled by high-qualified experts. read...

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Akzo Nobel Develops Drone Technology for Remote Inspection

The Netherlands: Marine Safety

Akzo Nobel Develops Drone Technology for Remote Inspection

Akzo Nobel, oil and gas tanker operator Barrier Group and Drone Ops cooperate in the development of a drone capable of remotely inspecting enclosed spaces and ballast water tanks. read...

Anti Surge Valves for China’s Largest LNG Tanker

China: Arca Supplies Valves

Anti Surge Valves for China’s Largest LNG Tanker

Arca Regler provided the compressor anti-surge valves for the re-liquefaction system on the largest LNG tanker. read...

Explosion Protection as a Standard

Germany: Handling Equipment

Explosion Protection as a Standard

The J D Neuhaus range of handling equipment, including hoists and cranes are designed for operation in dust laden atmospheres or other explosion-hazardous areas such as the chemical manufacture and processing environments. read...