CEP: September 2011

This month, CEP looks at measuring temperature by direct contact, solids and fluids handling, eye protection, and much more. 

In recognition of 2011 as the International Year of Chemistry (IYC), a category on one episode of the popular game show Jeopardy! featured answers about a scientist who received the Nobel Prize in chemistry 100 years ago, an exhaled gas identified by Joseph Black, anhydrides, atoms with the same nuclear charge...

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Determine the Right Eye Protection

September
2011
Safety
Harry J. Elston
Wearing the appropriate protective eyewear begins with a thorough safety assessment. These guidelines clarify how to identify hazards and select protective equipment to avoid eye injuries.

Measuring Temperature by Direct Contact

September
2011
Back To Basics
Gary Freemer
Thermocouples and resistance temperature detectors are the most common contacting temp­erature sensors. Understand the techniques and apply them correctly to increase your temperature measurement accuracy.

Designing Dust Collectors

September
2011
Fluids and Solids Handling
Greg Mehos, P.E.
To assure reliable and safe operation of a dust collector, apply the basic principles of chute and hopper design — which are based on the dust's fundamental flow properties.

The Flange Factor in Gasket Selection

September
2011
Fluids and Solids Handling
Dave Burgess
Gaskets should be chosen based on service conditions, as well as the type of flanges to be sealed. These principles will help to guide the selection.
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