As the craft beer sector continues to grow, mainstream beer sales
continue to decline. Beer production in Europe has been in decline
since the 1970s, and with more and more drinkers demanding a...
On July 17, 2018
Selecting the proper hose for a hydraulic assembly is critical to
ensure that it meets the requirements for that specific
application. One of the first steps in selecting the proper hose is
On July 12, 2018
When it’s time to provide your customer's preventive maintenance
don’t forget to pay particular attention to system components that
are out of sight within the system cabinet or air handler
On July 12, 2018
Brewers who wish to reach their sustainability goals - and produce
more stable, fresher beer - should consider embracing a technology
which is changing the face of the brewing industry. New...
On July 8, 2018
Modified atmosphere packaging is now a prerequisite for many food
products, extending shelf life, appearance and taste by preventing
or retarding spoilage mechanisms. Quite simply, modified...
On July 5, 2018
Elastomer seals from Parker Prädifa meet the most exacting demands
in a wide range of applications. Aside from the appropriate seal
designs, the material properties of the seal compounds are...
On June 28, 2018
When it comes to the topic of utilizing elastomeric seals, it’s
stereotypical to consider environmental sealing as one of the
simpler categories of applications. Near-ambient pressure and
On June 27, 2018
Located in the Rio Grande do Sul, the Port of Rio Grande
is one of the main shipping ports for Brazilian products to the
world. Geographically speaking, the Port of Rio Grande is
ideally located and...
On June 23, 2018
In many applications across a multitude of industries like mining,
hazmat and pharmaceuticals, employers must supply breathing air
systems when necessary to keep employees safe. A variety of
On June 20, 2018
Here is some information concerning refrigeration oils that every
HVACR technician will find useful. Oil types Mineral – a by-product
in the distillation of crude oil to produce gasoline. Mineral...
On June 19, 2018
The European standard EN 45545 was introduced in 2013 with a
transitional period until 2016 and raises the level of
requirements to the previous national standards, which have
now been withdrawn. The...
On June 14, 2018
Over the past seven years, the water blast industry has witnessed
significant positive progress in many areas of operation, most
notably the area of safety. In September 2011, WJTA established a
On June 13, 2018
Heavy-duty vehicles, such as trucks and trailers, use air brake
systems to assure safe and effective stopping. Air brake tube
fittings are a virtually invisible component on these
vehicles, but they...
On June 7, 2018
Most supermarket refrigeration equipment breakdowns are repeat
problems. When responding to refrigeration service calls at
supermarkets, refrigeration technicians immediately play...
On June 5, 2018
Any trip to the supermarket will demonstrate just how popular
healthy dairy products are – products which are low in fats, salts,
sugars and preservatives. This trend has driven the growth of
On May 30, 2018
Some of the world’s largest breweries have recently reported a
decline in sales as they have admittedly failed to amend their
brand portfolio to meet consumer trends. Sterile filtration could
On May 16, 2018
There are numerous manufacturers in the water cooler market. Water
coolers are also called chillers but it is important to draw a
clear distinction between process water coolers and chillers...
On May 15, 2018
In an industrial manufacturing plant, coalescing filters are
probably the most important piece of purification equipment found
in a compressed air system. They treat six of the ten main
On April 26, 2018
Rising temperatures - which lead to water evaporation and loss of
coolants in critical wind turbine cooling systems – may cause 1.5
MW wind turbines to overheat. Fortunately, there's a solution...
On April 24, 2018
Whether you are getting ready to jackhammer a site for a new
construction project, taking the tarp off heavy equipment to tune
it up for the start of the new season or literally washing away...
On April 24, 2018