Are you at risk for a dust exposion?

How to Avoid a Dust Explosion

Powders or dusts can be a byproduct of many manufacturing processes. Many operators and production managers are not aware that dusts poses a danger of fire or explosion. So how can you ensure the safety of your staff and facility? There are steps you can take to minimize your risk of a dust explosion, including:…

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Ensuring quality in chemical and petrochemical production requires precise, accurate measurement across your operation.

Chemical Solutions Guide

Ensuring quality in chemical and petrochemical production requires precise, accurate measurement across your operation. From engineering to production and from the quality lab to blending and filling operations, the right equipment ensure efficient, safe production. This guide covers a range of solutions to improve safety, quality and productivity from our partner, Mettler Toledo. To ensure…

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European Consumer Protection

European Consumer Protection

How rapid alert systems protect consumers Every year a variety of products are being manufactured, processed or designed in a way that they endanger health. However, there are requirements and specifications designed to protect the consumer. If these requirements are not met, the product should disappear quickly and completely from the market. To make this…

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Risks in a lab

Hazards in the Lab

How to Recognize and Avoid Them Working in a laboratory involves risks and dangers through a variety of hazardous substances or situations. The types of danger can be divided into four classes: chemical hazards, electrical hazards, biological hazards and physical hazards. To be¬†prepared for the dangers and be able to prevent them, you must first…

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Crystallization in Process Chemistry

Crystallization in Process Chemistry

In process chemistry, crystallization is a common step used during the synthesis of organic compounds to isolate and purify the desired product, and chemists now spend more time developing better crystallization processes. Intermediate synthesis steps can be improved with crystallization for impurity rejection and more efficient downstream filtration. Also, the final synthesis step can be…

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5 Safety Tips for Tank Weighing

5 Safety Tips for Tank Weighing

Preventing accidents that could result in the loss of life or harm personnel is the most important task for all responsible managers. For this reason, it is essential to pay attention to the most important safety tips in tank and silo design. Learn about potential dangers that can damage a tank system or weigh modules,…

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Safe and Compliant Hazardous-Weighing at Every Step

Safe and Compliant Hazardous-Weighing at Every Step

Weighing equipment in potentially explosive environments must fulfill stringent regulatory requirements to ensure process safety. Not only is selection and installation of certified equipment specified, but also inspection and maintenance processes for the lifetime of its operation. This Quicknote provides recommendation steps in how to ensure safe, compliant and productive weighing processes for the entire…

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Overview: Chemical Hazard Symbols

Chemicals hazard symbols are not only found in the lab, they can also be found on some home products. Therefore it is necessary to know the meaning of each symbol. Some chemical hazard symbols are self-explanatory, some are not. The following overview covers common European hazard symbols and explains the dangers that they warn of.

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