Sartorius membrane filters can collect H1N1 virus

Sartorius water soluble gelatin membrane filters are suitable for collecting airborne viruses that cause respiratory illnesses, such as influenza viruses, which include the swine flu virus A (H1N1). Studies originally held in 1990 are having modern day relevance for the fight against the H1N1 virus and other forms of virus that cause respiratory illnesses. Sartorius […]

Ashbrook Simon-Hartley reveal expansion into centrifuge technology

The CQ Centrifuge system is the only USA designed, serviced and supported system that can precisely match the needs of American sludge-types. The system was made possible by the companies experience with North American sludge-types and years of centrifuge experience within the CQ team. Ashbrook Simon-Hartley will also be introducing its highly effective and economical […]

Dresser-Rand Hits Sale of 700th DATUM Centrifugal Compressor

Dresser-Rand Hits Sale of 700th DATUM Centrifugal Compressor Unit is one of six that will be packaged with Rolls-Royce Trent and RB211 gas turbines for Russia’s Nord Stream pipeline Dresser-Rand Group Inc. recently announced the sale of its 700th DATUM centrifugal compressor. It is one of six purchased by Rolls-Royce to package with its TRENT […]

Powered by Cummins

The practice of vessels being built by two or more companies, potentially located in different countries, is now becoming routine, especially in Europe. Typically the hull is built in a lower-cost country, such as Poland or China, and then completed in the Netherlands, for example, where costs are higher. However, the Karadeniz Shipyard, located in […]

Vessels Joining the Jet-Set

A combination of external factors is dominating marine vessel design with global economic uncertainties adding to the equation. Ship and boat operators have long recognized the importance of achieving lower life-cycle costs and maintaining fuel-efficient operations. However, current financial concerns along with an increasing emphasis on specific industry sectors such as the oil industry and […]

Piercing the Waves

No longer is a vessel’s performance a question of its installed propulsion system alone. Today, the trend points in the direction of taking the total grip of a ship’s design including the hull, engines, propulsion system and many other components. The new Rolls-Royce UT 790 CD vessel design is proof of this. Its wavepiercing technology […]