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North Jersey Local Section

North Jersey Local Section

Welcome to the North Jersey Local Section community site!

We are a Professional Association of Chemical and Biochemical Engineers devoted to the advancement and growth of its members and promotion of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering as a career.

The North Jersey Local Section represents chemical and biochemical engineering professionals residing or working in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, and Sussex counties in New Jersey, and Rockland County in New York.

Upcoming Events

2021 Spring Symposium Part 2 - "Electrostatic Spark Hazards - The Nature of the Problem and Practical Measures for its Control"

Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 7:00pm-8:30pm EDT
Posted by Peter Sibilski
A key concern in facilities working with flammable liquids and powders is the initiation of a flash fire or explosion by electrostatic discharges. A flammable atmosphere is created when a critical amount of a fuel (flammable vapor/gas/aerosol/ and/or dust) is mixed with air. Ignition of flammable...Read more

Recent Events

"Steam Tracing vs. Electric Tracing - an Overview"

Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 7:00pm-9:00pm EDT
Posted by Peter Sibilski
Deciding which method of heat tracing is best for your application is a tough decision that involves many factors. Cost, effectiveness, environment and more are all different factors to consider when making the decision. Typically, it comes down to one of two forms of heat tracing: steam or...Read more