The RegScan One online system allows you to access both U.S. and international regulatory data on the same platform. Create custom legal registers and audit protocols for more than 140 jurisdictions, and use the applicability feature to tailor your content to fit your needs. The three step system allows you to determine which regulations apply, build your own legal registers and audit protocols and monitor compliance anywhere in the world. RegScan One includes the expert alert tools of My WatchList and the LookOut regulatory alert system, which automatically sends change notifications right to your online dashboard or inbox. Also included is the Strikethrough feature, which allows you to compare existing regulatory documents with past and future revisions. RegScan One can also be used with any online environmental management system.
Showa Best Glove
The inventors of the world’s first disposable nitrile glove, N-DEX, now bring you the world’s first biodegradable disposable nitrile glove, Green-Dex. Showa Best Glove’s Research & Development reaches a major breakthrough with Eco Best Technology (EBT). EBT accelerates the biodegradation of nitrile in biologically active landfills and anaerobic digesters as validated by independent certified laboratories using internationally recognized test methods. EBT is composed of organic materials designed to make GREEN-DEX attractive to microbial activity. These microorganisms upon consuming the EBT material excrete enzymes that depolymerize the nitrile. The final result is biogases and inert humus.
3ESC facilitates product compliance and mitigates supply chain risk. The new web-based platform is the foundation for 3E’s supply chain practice, and it is enriched with a range of associated content, services, and solutions to support product compliance initiatives. Those initiatives include compliance assurance, supplier engagement, customer response, reasonable country of origin inquiry (RCOI) due diligence, and obtainment services, along with industry-leading information and documentation management. 3ESC serves as a central repository for critical product, supplier and raw material risk information, including product contents, compliance status, country of origin and georisk. The platform is fueled by content collected from upstream suppliers by 3E’s team of global obtainment specialists and enriched by 3E’s team of regulatory experts.
H250 M40 Variable Area Flowmeter
The H250 M40 Variable Area Flowmeter combines the major explosion protection types in one device. It can be used in any suitable application that requires intrinsically safe (IS) or non-incendive (NI) wiring strategies, as well as for dust-ignition or explosion proof installations. The worldwide approvals make the H250 M40 flowmeter the best choice for large international companies that have a stringent explosion protection strategy for all plants but also require local approvals. OEMs now can also fulfill different customers' requirements with a single device. In addition, the H250 M40 is the first variable area flowmeter with stainless steel housing and an explosion proof (Ex-d/XP) enclosure, making it ideal for the oil and gas industry.
All available H250 M40 flowmeter indicator options can be supplied with specific approvals, on site, and without interrupting the process. These purely mechanical flow indicators can easily be upgraded with 1 or 2 limit switches (NAMUR, transistor, or reed), a 4...20mA signal output with HART, a graphical LCD with totalizer and pulse output, as well as a digital, bus-powered communication interface using FOUNDATION Fieldbus or the PROFIBUS (Process Field Bus) PA standard.
The S420 series was designed as a direct replacement for existing Strantrol pH and ORP probes. Constructed of durable CPVC, S420 probes offer improved chemical resistance. Additionally, Sensorex uses a higher volume of its proprietary polymer sensor reference gel for longer service life. The advanced sensor technology delivers accurate measurement over a range of 0-14 pH or -1000–1000mV for ORP. The probes are suited to a variety of applications with a temperature range of 0-50°C and a pressure maximum of 100psig.
The threaded ½” NPT connection enables easy in line installation or use with existing Strantrol flow cells without modification. Advanced signal shielding reduces noise for more accurate communication with process control systems. Both the pH and ORP probes are available with the option of 30 inch or 10 foot cable lengths for quick integration into existing systems.
LEAPprimary significantly reduces overall energy use, costs and physical space requirements by combining separation, thickening and dewatering of primary wastewater solids into one compact, high-performance unit. It replaces conventional clarification and fine screening in a typical MBR plant. LEAPprimary offers high removal of total suspended solids (50-70 percent) and biochemical oxygen demand (25-40 percent), and the removed solids can be dewatered to 20-30 percent dry matter, minimizing handling costs. Since solids and organic material are removed prior to secondary biological treatment, energy use for biological treatment is reduced.
Conco tube cleaners are designed and engineered to provide safe, effective cleaning through the patented TruFit technology. TruFit guarantees the tube cleaner selected for a cleaning application will be a perfect match for tube dimensions. Conco offers more than 14 types of cleaners; each designed to successfully remove specific types of fouling.
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Green landscape manufacturer EcoBorder announced the EcoBorder Curb, which combines the strength of stone with the flexibility of rubber. Made in the USA from recycled tires, the EcoBorder Curb retains the desired look of custom stone and concrete borders, but eliminates the drawbacks. Unlike concrete and stone, EcoBorder Curb is not as prone to crack or break due to the core component in recycled tires, which accommodates the contraction and expansion in extreme weather fluctuations. EcoBorder Curb’s innovative design features flexibility, DIY user friendly installation, and easy reconfiguration to accommodate growing plants and landscape changes.
The Witte Company
Process equipment manufacturer The Witte Co. has unveiled remote monitoring and control on its line of vibrating fluid bed dryers, coolers, dewaterers, pellet classifiers, conveyors, and other equipment. Controlled remotely with a dedicated PLC HMI, the remote desktop capability allows process engineers to start and stop batch and continuous operations, adjust their parameters, and check process conditions such as air temperature, airstream velocity, and retention time in real time while away from the processing line. This is ideal for water/wastewater, food, beverage, chemical, pharmaceutical, plastics, and other processors with multiple facilities worldwide and/or those operating in controlled environments.
GEA 2H BIOdek® Vertical Flow Fill
The foils for the BIOdek® fills are extruded directly from the molten mass, free from stress and with uniform finish. The unique welding process developed to assemble the PP foils into blocks provides an environmentally friendly solution, eliminating the need for harmful solvents. The foils are manufactured in a range of flute sizes such that once the blocks are assembled, different specific surface areas are available to provide efficient treatment for BOD and ammonia reduction while preventing any fouling from the suspended solids in the influent. GEA Heat Exchanges (Bochum, Germany), is exhibiting its 2H products for the municipal and industrial markets at the WEFTEC® 2013 conference, Oct. 7-9 at Chicago's McCormick Place.
For information, contact GEA Heat Exchangers Inc., 2H Water Technologies, 14151 Interdrive West, Houston, TX 77032, phone 281-227-7900, www.gea.com.
Electro-Chemical Devices, Inc.
Seawater Dechlorination Analyzer
The Model DCA-23 Seawater Dechlorination Analyzer from Electro-Chemical Devices (ECD) is a low maintenance measurement solution that requires no chemicals to monitor seawater chlorine levels accurately in a wide range of industrial process and municipal water treatment applications.
Seawater has multiple process industry uses, including heat exchange systems at LNG terminals, oil/gas refineries, electric power plants and SWAC systems (salt water air conditioning) in commercial buildings. The DCA-23 is a single-purpose analyzer that monitors chlorine in seawater from 0.0 to 2.00 ppm. It features an economical, low-maintenance design that requires no chemicals.
The analyzer measures the pH, temperature, and Total Residual Oxidant (TRO) of seawater and converts them into an equivalent ppm chlorine value, which is displayed to conform with existing conventions. It features a minimum detection limit (MDL) of 0.014 ppm and a limit of quantification (LOQ) of 0.044 ppm, making the DCA-23 Analyzer suitable for monitoring in environments with the most stringent dechlorination regulations.
The DCA-23 features three sensors, pH, TRO and temperature. The pH sensor measures from 0-14 pH, the TRO sensor measures from ±1500 mV and the temperature sensor measures from 0-100°C. The DCA-23 with its tri-parameter monitoring, is the ideal seawater chlorine analyzer for a wide range of applications.
Supercritical Fluid Technologies Inc.
SFT-10 High Pressure Carbon Dioxide Pump
Supercritical Fluid Technologies, Inc. introduces the completely self-contained SFT-10 Liquid Carbon Dioxide Pump, and advanced Peltier (thermoelectric) technology that can achieve high pressure without the need for an external cooling bath.
The pump can deliver carbon dioxide at pressures up to 10,000 psi (69 MPa) at flow rates from 0.01 to 24.0 ml/min. These characteristics make the SFT-10 an ideal pump for use in supercritical fluid extraction, and a variety of other high pressure applications, including supercritical fluid reaction chemistry and chromatography.
The SFT-10 utilizes reliable, dual sapphire syringe pump technology to achieve high pressures rapidly. The Peltier chiller has superior cooling capability. It maintains the temperature at the pump heads low enough to ensure the carbon dioxide remains liquid.
The standard operating mode is “constant pressure” where the pump will maintain a pressure set point. An optional constant flow mode, from 0.01 to 24.0 ml/min., is available.
The SFT-10 may be acquired as a stand alone CO2 pump or used as part of Supercritical Fluid Technologies’ SFT-110 / SFT-110XW Supercritical Fluid Extractors.
Until now those wanting outdoor air quality information have been limited to using diffusion tubes which are variable in accuracy and unable to give real-time data or optical reference analysers, which lack portability and are hugely expensive. The S500 ENV meets the need for accurate real-time air quality information in a portable lightweight package that is easily affordable for short term studies, hot-spot monitoring, and taking intermittent measurements.
The S500 ENV comes equipped with a lithium battery capable of 8 hours continuous operation before charging is required, and can log over 8,100 measurements – more than enough for a full day in the field. Customers can choose from a range of interchangeable sensor heads including nitrogen dioxide, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, ozone, hydrogen sulphide, sulphur dioxide, ammonia, and VOCs. A simple to use software package lets them download and manipulate data on their PC. And by adding the water and dust proof enclosure, the S500 ENV can be left in situ for a number of days, allowing for trend data to be captured.
Fluid Components International
FS10A Analyzer Flow Switch/Monitor
Process or analytical instrumentation engineers looking for a flow verification solution for their process analyzer sampling systems, the Model FS10A Analyzer Flow Switch/Monitor from Fluid Components International (FCI) meets the requirements for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 2 compliant service.
FCI’s SIL 2 compliance rating for the FS10A Analyzer Flow Switch/Monitor has been documented in a failure analysis report with FMEDA techniques by the accredited certification body exida. The FS10A has been classified as a Type B subsystem in accordance to IEC 61508-1 with a hardware failure tolerance of 0.
The product ensures continuous reliability and requires virtually no maintenance, featuring a precision flow sensor element with no moving parts to foul, clog, or maintain. Unlike alternative technologies, such as magnetic floats, capillary bypass, or rotameters, the FS10A has no cavities, orifices, or dead-legs that can trap fluids and lead to contaminated samples, which preserves sample integrity and provides faster system sampling times.
The monitor is ideal for use with nearly all types of process and emissions sampling systems, including gas chromatographs (GCs), mass spectrometers, optical spectrometers, photometers, and others.
The FS10A Analyzer Flow Switch/Monitor outputs include a 1A relay settable for NO or NC operation and with user-settable for failsafe, hysteresis and/or time delay, and a 4-20mA analog output for trending. In addition to SIL 2 compliance, agency approvals for the FS10A Analyzer Flow Switch/Monitor include FM, FMc, ATEX and IECEx for hazardous location installations.