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Portable vacuum, area tubing often a good answer

Beyond OSHA compliance; removes fugitive grain dust; no more entering confined spaces
When Missy Morrison, plant manager at Star Milling says, “we want to avoid injury at all costs,” it’s a legitimate objective, not a safety slogan.
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Model-predictive control reduces main breaks 21% at EnWin Utilities

Innovative solution mitigates pressure spikes throughout water distribution system
Windsor, Ontario, is blessed with abundant water. The Windsor Utilities Commission (WUC) prides itself on being a good steward of it.
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Monster clean-up follows concerts

Grinder keeps waste flowing at Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Given stunning natural attractions and world-class musical acts, it’s no wonder thousands flock to visit Red Rocks each day. But starting in 2012, the volume of visitors began giving maintenance crews at the wastewater collection facility a compounding and costly headache.
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Air cannons hammer away at cement plant preheater buildup

No quarter given as production area after production area is subjected to withering bombardment
Installing a network of air cannons eliminated build-up problems in the Nebraska plant precalciner of a large American cement maker.
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At EMCO, air diaphragm pumps help optimize warm-, clean-room operations

Clean room a kind of pre-emptive strike, better positions the company as a hygienic manufacturer
It’s said the Wright Brothers, Walt Disney, William Hewlett & David Packard and Jeff Bezos all started developing their ideas in a garage.
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Unique vacuum solution meets grueling production requirements

Transports droplet-shaped-hot-melt adhesives at rates of up to eight tons per hour
Global supplier Jowat Adhesives, with U.S. headquarters in Archdale, North Carolina, ships more than 75,000 tons of adhesives annually. To maintain and increase its business, it continually invents new products to meet customer bonding requirements in the paper and packaging, wood processing, furniture manufacturing, textile and automotive industries.
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Challenges for some, opportunities for others

Endress + Hauser bets on a growing U.S. economy; services growth a response to changing industry demographics
“Information and energy” are why things will be looking pretty darn good the next several years for North American economies, the process industries and IT-based automation and instrumentation markets.
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How we develop hollow-fiber, ultrafiltration membrane technology

Thirteen pilot tests; two plants under construction; indications of consistent permeate quality from variable water sources
Increasing attention is being paid to water-reuse technologies that pertain to the “next level” of difficult-to-treat or highly variable raw-water sources.
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What’s in my bin?

Understanding bin level accuracy and why multi-point trumps single-point measurement
For any means to the monitoring of bin, tank or silo inventories, a first question invariably asked is, “how accurate is it?”
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How real is on-line zeta-potential measurement in water treatment?

Use at Aurora Water demonstrates feasibility, reduces chemical coagulant usage about 17 percent
The benefits of using zeta potential measurement to determine water-treatment plant-control strategies have been extensively documented.
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