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... Read More Share Measuring Temperature by Direct Contact September2011Back To BasicsGary FreemerThermocouples 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 September2011Fluids and Solids HandlingGreg 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 September2011Fluids and Solids HandlingDave Burgess, John CrandallGaskets 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. Determine the Right Eye Protection September2011SafetyHarry J. ElstonWearing 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. Copyright Permissions: Would you like to reuse content from CEP Magazine or purchase an article reprint? Learn more about Reprints and Permissions.