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Internal Corrosion Sampling

Corrosion is a large and complex issue that is critical to the chemical process industries (CPI) as well as other industry sectors. Corrosion not only affects personal property like cars [...]

January 25th, 2017|Categories: Latest Posts|Tags: , , |

C276 – When the going gets tough, the tough get going.

    The best heat exchangers have stood the test of time because of proper material planning.  In the heat exchanger industry, it is very important to minimize downtime and [...]

January 25th, 2017|Categories: Latest Posts|Tags: , , , , , |

Nickel Recycling

    Recycling nickel is an important factor in nickel life-cycle and an important contributor to global sustainability. Products containing nickel, such as stainless steel, are durable and are in [...]

January 9th, 2017|Categories: Latest Posts|Tags: , , , , , , |

Oil and Gas Mergers and Acquisitions Are Finally Making a Comeback

    Oil and gas players are finally inking new mergers and acquisitions, after nearly two years of moribund deal activity. Deal-making hit a soft spot following the 2014 oil [...]

December 19th, 2016|Categories: Latest Posts|Tags: , , |

Improving Manufacturing Productivity Hinges On Keeping Those Computers Fully Operational

    Manufacturers worldwide are bemoaning that computer-controlled systems, used as part of day-to-day production processes, are unreliable and create more problems than they solve. From a manufacturing perspective, there’s nothing [...]

December 19th, 2016|Categories: Latest Posts|Tags: , , , , |

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

We will be closed on Friday, December 23rd and Monday, December 26th for Christmas and Monday, January 2nd for New Years. As always, our 24 Hour Emergency Service is available [...]

December 19th, 2016|Categories: Latest Posts|Tags: , |

Why You May Never Have To Visit A Gas Station Again, Even If You Don’t Have An Electric Car

    One of the alluring aspects of owning an electric car is the ability to charge the batteries in one’s garage, thus avoiding the inconvenience of having to stop [...]

November 17th, 2016|Categories: Latest Posts|Tags: , , |

What is the difference between hardness and toughness of a metal?

What is the difference between hardness and toughness of a metal?     The ASM Metals Handbook defines hardness as "Resistance of metal to plastic deformation, usually by indentation" (asmmaterials.info). [...]

November 17th, 2016|Categories: Latest Posts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

VIRGINIA CLASS SUBMARINES

  VIRGINIA CLASS SUBMARINES   Designed by Electric Boat, the Virginia-class is being built jointly under a teaming arrangement between Electric Boat and Northrop Grumman Newport News in Virginia. In [...]