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    • Houston downpour turns into OTC twist of fate

      by Tina Olivero

      Sitting in Houston’s 5:00 pm traffic in a torrential downpour, through the bus window I noticed a man carrying a piece of cardboard to cover himself. His goal seemed to be to find temporary shelter from the furious rainstorm under the manic Houston highway system. My heart melted as I wondered who he was. Who was his family? Did he have […]

    • Protecting Tank Farms from Corrosion: 3 Most Important Considerations

      by Tina Olivero

      THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES SOLUTIONS FOR: Going beyond barrier coatings Addressing CUI Speeding up turnaround time Boosting the bottom line With asset utilization critical and community and regulatory pressure always looming, it is essential that tank farm owners proactively prevent any loss of containment with reliable, cost-effective corrosion protection.  This is crucial since atmospheric corrosion is […]

    • New Sensor: Monitors Workplace Temperatures

      by Tina Olivero

      thermoMETER CT Fastest Non contact IR- temp sensors for accurate readings IR temperature sensors of the thermoMETER CT series are most durable, robust and reliable with an extreme long life expectancy. This IR temperature sensor operates in 250°C environment without cooling and is used in a variety of applications within any industry from R&D to […]

    • SwRI Develops Superhydrophobic Pipe Coating

      by Tina Olivero

      Materials scientists at Southwest Research Institute have developed a superhydrophobic coating and a process for applying it to the internal surfaces of long tubular structures. The technology primarily is designed to mitigate or prevent hydrates and other deposits from adhering to subsea pipelines. Hydrates are ice-like solids composed of water and a gas, typically methane […]

    • Atlantic Petroleum Show – June 20, 2018

      by Tina Olivero

      The Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show returns to Mile One Centre, St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador on June 20 – 21, 2018, with a refreshed focus on energy education. “It is time to reimagine the traditional trade show and focus on education and training for the energy industry,” says Wes Scott, President and CEO of EventWorx […]

    • Miniaturization of Rupture Disks Forces Industry Back to Drawing Board

      by Tina Olivero

      For more than 85 years, the rupture disk has served as an effective passive safety mechanism to protect against overpressure or potentially damaging vacuum conditions in oil and gas storage tanks and other enclosed vessels. Designing the first rupture disk (bursting disc) in 1931, BS&B Safety Systems, continues to set the world standards for rupture […]

    • Harber Coatings: Changed the game of coatings entirely!

      by Tina Olivero

      With a tough economic climate, cost savings and efficiencies are paramount. Industry participants are seeking a superior solution that ultimately saves money over time and supports operational success. With this in mind, Ken Wang brought a lifetime of expertise to the coatings industry that changed the game entirely. KEN WANG has over 30 years experience […]

    • Rilco Cam Roller: New launch in Piping Solutions

      by Tina Olivero

      Rilco is one of the most renowned names in the industrial field of cost effective and efficient support structures for piping solutions. To this effect, they have recently come out with the Rilco Cam Roller (RCR) constant. Like all other products in the same line, from insulated cold pipe supports to vibration control spring loaded […]

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