Where's The Love?

Jan. 27, 2010
Visitors to our Web site clearly have their favorite places to dwell.

February conjures up images of cupids with arrows and frilly hearts. And if you don't automatically associate February with love and Valentine's Day, you can walk into any store (at least in the U.S.) and be bombarded with pink and red arrows, cards, flowers and candies all meant to help you show your amorous nature.

While candy is dandy, Web traffic is the elixir of love for us online media folk. Where visitors click on our Web site is key to finding what catches the fancy of Chemical Processing readers.

Here is where the love lies:

Most-Read Article
"Compressed Air Systems: The Secret is in the Pipe"
There’s no such thing as too large a compressed air line.  A common error in compressed air systems is line sizes too small for the desired air flow.

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• "Don't Err with Air Compressors"


Most-Read Blog Post
"The Crusade Against Carbon Dioxide is Wrong"
Global warming is real. Retreating glaciers, shrinking ice caps and the melting Arctic Ocean leave no doubt. But the phenomenon is poorly understood and politicians and scientists have rushed to questionable conclusions.

Related Reading:
• "Not All Carbon Dioxide Is Created Equal"
• " EPA must reconsider carbon dioxide"

Most-Viewed Question and Answer in Ask The Experts
"How do you design the shaft diameter, impeller rpm and power required to drive an agitator?"

Related Reading:
• "Which agitator seal will work best for outlet piping?"
• "Determining the Agitator Shaft Loading and Power"

Most-Viewed Video
"Combustible Explosion Risks & Prevention"
How do you know if your processing facility is at risk for explosions and what can you do to prevent them?

Related Reading:
• "White Paper: Dust Explosion Protection using Flameless Venting"
• "Get Up-to-Date on Explosion Venting Requirements"

Highest Online Survey Response
"If you now are or soon will be eligible for retirement, how is the current economic situation affecting your plans?"
More than 50% of the 135 respondents said: "Will push my retirement date back."

Related Reading:
• "Retirement: Companies Keep Know-how in Place"
• "Succession Planning: Avoid a Dumb Move"

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