Chemical engineering

May 21, 2014 - 10:05am

StandardAero’s 350,000-sq-ft San Antonio facility has been awarded the 2014 Texas Environmental Excellence Award for Water Conservation. The company eliminated constant-overflow rinse tanks and implemented rinse baths analysis before replenishment and installation of new equipment that allows the reuse of industrial treated water through microfiltration, carbon filtration, reverse osmosis and evaporation. The net result enables the recycling and reuse of 84 percent of the water, representing millions of gallons per year.

March 19, 2014 - 11:00am

Porvair Filtration Group’s Ashland, Va. facility is manufacturing last-chance filters for the aerospace industry. Last-chance filters and screens in aircraft fluid systems provide critical point-of-use protection for contamination-sensitive components, performing a complementary role to main system filters. Last-chance filters are designed to remove and retain contamination such as machining chips, burrs, wear debris and fluid breakdown products introduced during operation or downstream of the main system filters.

June 4, 2013 - 12:35am

Aerolux began with a range of refrigeration products, in particular a wine chiller, but according to the Lancashire, UK-based company, customer demand has driven development of a growing line of new products. These include everything from Nespresso-approved coffee maker to skillet to four-slice toaster to rice cooker to freezer to convection oven.

May 2, 2013 - 4:20am

In a bid to simultaneously reduce both fuel consumption and all pollutant emissions–goals that are often at odds–French aerospace research center Onera and engine manufacturer Snecma are working on the next generation of low-NOx combustors

March 5, 2011 - 6:30am

Cadorath Aerospace (Booth No. 3212), marking its 57th year in business, has established a technical support team to work as a liaison between Bell operators and its engineering division and thereby “established hundreds of new Bell product offerings,” according to president and CEO Gerry Cadorath.

January 26, 2010 - 10:06am

A study of pollution generated by aircraft at Santa Monica Airport (SMO) has galvanized residents around the airport who have been fighting for many years to curtail aircraft operations and possibly given them new ammunition in their battle.

October 1, 2009 - 7:43am

Aerospace Filtration Systems is partnering with Metro Aviation to develop

September 1, 2009 - 7:48am

On October 13 and 14, Avfuel is holding a quality-assurance and fire-safety seminar at the Avflight FBO at Capital City Airport in Lansing, Mich. The seminar is free for Avfuel customers (FBOs) and covers a variety of subjects, including oil refining, fuel properties, quality testing, safety, fuel storage facility maintenance, fire training, equipment maintenance and hands-on exercises at the Avflight FBO.

February 22, 2009 - 4:06pm

Air Comm (Booth No. 3748) is supplying vapor-cycle air-conditioning systems to Eurocopter for the U.S. Army’s Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) program, which is led by EADS North America. Designated UH-72 by the Army, the LUH is a variant of the Eurocopter EC 145. According to Keith Steiner, Air Comm’s evaporator configuration is important to the Army.

February 22, 2009 - 1:24pm

Filtration Development Corporation (FDC), provider of inlet barrier filters for a variety of civil and military helicopters, has received EASA approval for installation of its filters on all Turbomeca Arriel-powered Sikorsky S-76s, following FAA issuance of an STC last September. FDC, exhibiting at Booth No.

 
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