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Poll: Deficiencies In Accident Investigations

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Stable Molybdenum Carbide Catalyzes RWGS Reaction

Researchers at Northwestern University have developed a stable, inexpensive and scalable catalyst using household sugar for carbon dioxide reduction reactions.

June Roundup: Great Molasses Flood, Barbie Impacts Chemical Industry, EPA’s Tight Grip On Toxic Chemicals

Distilled News examines the top three stories trending on chemicalprocessing.com. Hosted by Jonathan Katz, executive editor of Chemical Processing.

A Look Back: Reporting on the Chemical Industry in the 1990s

What does a rant from RAF, chicken droppings and adultery have to do with the chemical industry? Seán Ottewell shares some of the more interesting stories of his time as a chemical...
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Podcast: Corroded Pipe Elbow Sparks Explosion, Launches 38,000-lb Shrapnel

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board identified five issues with the 2019 Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refinery fire and explosion: mechanical integrity, outdated equipment, lack of...

Podcast: Hackers Target Manufacturing For Intellectual Property, Money

Study regarding advancing digital transformation in a time of unprecedented cybersecurity risk offers tips to stay off hackers radar.
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Regulatory Burdens, Barbie and Taylor Swift Impact the Chemical Industry

American Chemistry Council’s Chief Economist discusses the state of the chemical industry and what keeps her up at night.

Tips To Get Your Motor Running

Readers ask questions about their motors and our expert responds.

Squelch Separator Snafus

Despite the consequences of poor drum performance, many engineers do not fully understand the basic assumptions often built into separator sizing. Basic drum sizing has three ...
Plant inspections

Energy Saver: The Plant Walkthrough Energy Audit

Regular walkthrough audits in industrial plants identify low-cost or no-cost energy efficiency opportunities through equipment inspection and operational observation.

Podcast: Operator Training Do’s and Don’ts

On-the-job training seems efficient but there are better ways to train operators.

In the Shadow of Physics, a Chemistry Giant Shines

Edward Morley's meticulous work in determining the atomic weight of oxygen may have been overshadowed by his role in the famous Michelson-Morley physics experiment. Yet, in Cleveland...

Editor's Take

Test Your Chemical Engineering Knowledge Vol. 2

Are you a chemical engineering phenom? Find out today.

Processing Equipment

Solar-Activated Catalysts Show Potential for Converting CO2 to Chemicals

University of Oldenburg researchers in Germany experiment with precious-metals-free catalysts to chemically activate CO2.


Product Focus

Chemical Industry Products to Watch June 2024

Check out a range of products from chemical injection applications to nitrogen blanketing pressure systems to pilot-scale blenders.