May 2012 Issue
A thorough set of checklists can help determine where energy improvements are needed.
Under-the-hood alterations add interactive capabilities to website.
Readers suggest how to preclude ignition-temperature-test failures.
Researchers speculate a commercial catalyst might become available in less than 10 years.
Consider the time and cost necessary to do a proper analysis.
Proposed rules would require companies to report all significant new uses.
Confusion about what the term means can spell trouble.
Even small plants can run an effective process safety program.
Advances in security technology ease the task and make good business sense.
Professional society awards provide a positive message to the public.
Debate on the impact of endocrine-disrupting chemicals could prompt more testing.
Different approach to making bimetallic catalysts promises to improve hydrogenation reactions.
Plants aim to reduce consumption and increase recycling.
Non-intrusive monitoring can save money and avoid complications
Various approaches can protect seals, but only a few are effective