Safety & Health

Pre-Start Up Safety Review

Live Webinar
Live Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 2:00pm-3:00pm EST
This live presentation explores the role and importance of PSSR, the many challenges industries face when performing PSSR and various mitigation paths.

New Producs: October 2019

October
2019
New Products
Fluids And Solids Handling Agitation and Rotation Promote Uniform Mixing and Drying The Comber Pressofiltro Nutsche Filter-Dryer meets stringent current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines. It...

September 2019 CEP Preview

September 13, 2019

This month in CEP, learn about NSF grants, get tips for safe scaleup, learn about planning a plant decommissioning, and much more.

New Products: September 2019

September
2019
New Products
Fluids and Solids Handling Laboratory-Scale Centrifuge Cools Samples Quickly The C0226R Refrigerated Universal Microcentrifuge can be used on a tabletop for general laboratory procedures. This centrifuge can cool samples to 4°C within 6 min. It...

New Products: August 2019

August
2019
New Products
MATERIALS AND CHEMICALS Binder for Textile Coating Strengthens Wet and Dry Materials Appretan NTR is a water-based textile coating binder made of renewable ingredients for applications such as tea bags, coffee filters, and capsules. Approximately...

July 2019 CEP Preview

July 9, 2019

A look at commissioning smart technology equipment, an intro to vapor intrusion, cutting costs and emissions with combustion control, and more.

New Products: July 2019

July
2019
New Products
Heat Transfer Stirring Hot Plates Handle Corrosive Materials These corrosion-resistant, multiposition, stirring analog hot plates are suitable for acid digestions and can be used with most corrosive solutions. The 12-in. (305-mm) square ceramic...

An Introduction to Vapor Intrusion

July
2019
Environmental Management
Tracy L. Repp, Brooke N. Voeller, Jeffrey A. Bolin
Vapor intrusion (VI) occurs when contaminants in soil or groundwater drift into a building or facility through cracks and seams in the foundation. This article describes steps to mitigate VI at your facility.

New Products: May 2019

May
2019
New Products
Materials and Chemicals New Materials Enhance Properties of Plastics The XPB 633 BEADS universally conductive carbon black is intended for use with thermoplastics that must be conductive and have antistatic properties. This carbon is easy to...

Functional Surfaces in Food Processing

May
2019
SBE Special Section
Stephen M. C. Ritchie, Mainara Costa-Teixeira, Ryan M. Summers
Food contacts many inert surfaces that direct flow or induce turbulence during processing. These surfaces could be modified to provide additional capabilities. The feed spacer material of spiral-wound membranes used in dairy applications is one such surface that could be functionalized to mitigate bacterial growth.

Putting Pressure on Food

May
2019
SBE Special Section
V.M. (Bala) Balasubramaniam, Nitin Nitin, Kathiravan Krishnamurthy, Alifdalino Sulaiman
The food industry has embraced high-pressure processing (HPP) as a food safety technology. HPP may also help satisfy consumer demand for clean-label products that are safe, nutritious, and don’t include synthetic chemicals.

April 2019 CEP Preview

April 12, 2019

In this month's issue, a look at managing severe weather and flood risks (open access article), tips for optimizing industrial fermenters, bioprocessing safety, and much more.

Kathleen S. Shell, Executive VP at Applied Engineering Solutions, shares career experiences with the audience in New Orleans.

Women in Process Safety

April 11, 2019

An impressive lineup of women leaders gathered at GCPS in New Orleans to discuss career paths, challenges, and and more.

Process Safety Data Management Best Practices

Archived Webinar
Oct 8, 2014
Presenters share best practices on how to tackle PSM IT projects including the development of functional requirements and “To Be” workflows, along with supporting management systems. This PSM IT...

New Products: March 2019

March
2019
New Products
Fluids and Solids Handling Valve Design Reduces Contamination in Hygienic Operations The modular Unique Mixproof 3-Body valve safely provides reliable fluid handling, making it suitable for use as a changeover valve in hygienic industries such as...

New Products: January 2019

January
2019
New Products
Materials and Chemicals Filament Enables Implant Printing This polyether ether ketone (PEEK) filament is based on VESTAKEEP i4 G, a highly viscous implant-grade material. It can be used in fused filament fabrication (FFF) technology and enables...

New Products: December 2018

December
2018
New Products
Fluids and Solids Handling Media Extends Filter Lifespan in Medium- to High-Volume Operations The vertical cartridge filter (VCF) removes dust from medium to large volumes of air. An easy-to-use cartridge clamp system simplifies filter media...
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