By: Della Franklin | Environmental Many people have heard about greenhouse gases. It is very important that people understand what greenhouse gases are and the effect that these gases have on the environment, and each of us as individuals. Here, you will find greenhouse gases explained. read more
By: Sarah Skovachez | News and society A strong acid leak happened in Jinhua, East China's Zhejiang province on Friday Sept 17, 2010.
About 10 tons of strong acid leaked from an obsolete tank on an abandoned factory yard according to the owner of the factory, surnamed Jin, who was later summoned by police for the investigation. The dark red and yellow toxic fumes flew into sewer lines and blanketed streets.
The accident got under control after two hours' efforts by local police, firefighters and environmental protection officials. Local people suffered from two terrible hours were afraid that the poisonous gases could affect their health. However, no casualties were reported. read more
By: Asit Roy | Outsourcing Refrigerant gases and industrial gases are used in variety of industrial applications based on their type. With increasing industrialization in all sectors and in every region of the world, the demand for these gases is increasing at fast pace. Some common industrial gases such as Oxygen, Nitrogen and carbon dioxide offer variety of industrial uses, especially in manufacturing. read more
By: Daniel Stouffer | Environmental The newly formed Obama administration has listed greenhouse gas (GHG) tracking and reporting as a major goal, with the objective of protecting the future of the environment by reducing today's carbon footprint. If no action were taken, the makeup of the earth would significantly altered. Future actions will establish a market drive carbon cap and trade program to drive GHG emissions reductions. read more
By: Daniel Stouffer | Environmental Since the causes of ozone layer depletion were identified, solutions were put into place to reduce or eliminate their usage. The U.S. Clean Air Act and the Montreal Protocols address the problem internationally. The goal of these treaties is to stop the damage to the ozone layer by phasing out known contributors. read more
By: varalakshmi | International marketing A Rotary Blower is a popular method for pumping liquids, powders and gases for industrial purposes. There are several types of blowers, but each utilizes centrifugal force in order to aid pumping. These inventive machines are an important part of many utilities and productions that help everyday life. read more
By: robin singh | Ask an Expert An air separation plant is used to separate atmospheric air into its primary components including nitrogen, oxygen and argon, for industrial purposes. Many technologies are used for separating, the most common of which is cryogenic distillation, which produces high purity gases. Some of the other methods used in air separation plants include Membrane, Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) and Vacuum Pressure Swing Adsorption. read more
By: Mark T He | Science Whether you are familiar with them or not, specialty and calibration gases play a very large role in your life. Specialty or calibration gases or cal gases as some call them help monitor processes that govern our lives and keep us safe. read more
By: Carl Chesal | Environmental In Paris February 2007, the official assessment by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - IPCC has concluded that the acceleration of global warming has been human-caused with greenhouse gases being the largest contributor. Time now for each of us to declare our own Personal Kyoto Protocol and implement steps to reduce greenhouse gases. read more
By: Gareth Hoyle | Business According to health and safety regulations, containers of flammable liquids have to be kept closed and stored in suitable cabinets of fire-resistant manufacture. These cabinets also have to incorporate features for the prevention of spillage. Robust storage cabinets are available to buy that have been specifically designed to store flammable liquids and to comply with the UK regulations for the storage of hazardous substances. read more
By: Gina G. Stewart | Home improvement When you are working with very high temperatures with air or industrial gases, you need a thermal mass flow meter that will hold up to the toughest abuse. Having a thermal mass flow meter malfunction in a plant or other facility can mean injuries or it could cost lives. read more