Chemicals & Materials Now!
From basic to specialty, and everything in between
Posted on December 4th, 2017 by David W. Spitzer, P.E.
Previous posts systematically described the process and modifications necessary to substitute compressed air in place of steam to atomize liquid wastes in a hazardous waste incinerator. Subsequent posts quantified the economic ramifications of these changes. Continue reading “Air vs. Steam Atomization Part 11 – Project Justification” »
Posted on November 30th, 2017 by Christina Valimaki
It looks like manufacturing is coming back to the United States, but not in the way you might think. Although it felt like a futuristic novelty only a few years ago, 3D printing has exploded as a viable way to make products in all shapes, sizes and materials. Continue reading “3D Printing Offers Advantages to Companies and Consumers” »
Posted on November 27th, 2017 by Kenneth Bloch
Many good reputations have forever been tarnished by a single incident, and companies that have established a relationship built on trust suddenly lose their neighbors’ confidence and support. All too often, a history of satisfactory Process Safety Management (PSM) performance camouflages an impending disaster Continue reading “Are You Building an Incident-Proof Reputation?” »
Posted on November 23rd, 2017 by Mike Schmidt
“The two most common elements in the universe are hydrogen and stupidity.” – Harlan Ellison Continue reading “A New Hydrogen Disaster? The Leeds Experiment” »