CEP: April 2012 This month, CEP's Back to Basics looks at minimizing the risks of flammable materials. Also covered are bulk solids segregation problems, Taiwan’s chemical industry, news about the latest in chemical engineering, from nanoglue to carbon management and a progress report on the recovery of Japan’s chemical industry. Editorial: A blank subject line, a vague subject, or nothing but a subject. Umpteen addresses, numerous people cc'd. No greeting. Distracting background wallpaper... Read more Share Minimize the Risks of Flammable Materials April2012Back To BasicsDaniel A. CrowlFlammable materials can cause fires and explosions if they are not handled properly. Understanding these materials and the risks they pose is the first step to mitigating fire hazards. Avoid Bulk Solids Segregation Problems April2012Fluids and Solids HandlingEric Maynard, Eric MaynardPowder blend consistency can be difficult to maintain during processing. This article provides an overview of common segregation mechanisms, highlights key sampling techniques, and offers practical guidance on preventing and solving segregation... Taiwan's Chemical Industry: Looking Back and Looking Ahead April2012Global OutlookShien-Chang Chen, Yu-Chen HuSince World War II, Taiwan’s chemical industry and economy have escalated dramatically. Self-sufficient in many areas, today Taiwan still faces the challenges imposed by government technical initiatives, international trade policies and regulations... Copyright Permissions: Would you like to reuse content from CEP Magazine or purchase an article reprint? Learn more about Reprints and Permissions.