10 Safety Tips For Chemical Handling

Amazon ImageGood chemical handling skill in chemical plant operation is a mandatory skill for every plant operator in the plant. This does not only relate with the product but also other chemicals used in the plant. In general, there will be various chemicals with different characteristic that should be handled in daily operation, from utility chemicals to product additives.

So, it is very essential to know how to handle those chemical safely. The following safety tips for chemical handling will give you general guidelines and rules. Those can be applied for any kind of chemical. But, my big concern is handling hazardous chemicals, which have high risks than others. Continue reading

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Top 5 Solid Resources on Hazardous Area Classifications and Definitions

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This article is written to give comprehensive resources about hazardous area classifications and definitions. This area is very important in the matter of safety.

Good understanding on hazardous area classifications definitions is essentially important. Every chemical engineer should know about this area in well enough. You should know every inch in the plant site that is classified as hazardous area.

Hazardous Area Classification and definitions in every plant site can be known from engineering documents about the plant facilities. In general, it is included in Electrical section in engineering documents or sometime in safety section.

As per definition, hazardous area is area in plant site, where concentrations of flammable gases, vapors or dusts exist. Continue reading

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Honeywell Industrial CO Detectors Review

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Carbon monoxide (CO) is highly toxic gas, which can cause injury and death in a matter of seconds. Unfortunately, this gas is tasteless, odorless and colorless. So, that’s why a carbon monoxide detector is very important in chemical industries where carbon monoxide exposure exists.

Honeywell industrial CO detectors are detecting devices for oxygen, H2S, carbon monoxide (CO) and combustible gases in industrial environment.

Honeywell industrial CO detectors use electrochemical sensor  technology to detect carbon monoxide level. This is the best technology for carbon monoxide detection.

With unit weight of only 0.8 pounds, this makes Honeywell industrial CO detectors (Analytic IQ-XWY-B-NA IQ Force 4-Gases Detector) can be brought easily even to an elevated area or confined spaces such as tank, reactor and vessel. Continue reading

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Single Drum Spill Containment Pallet

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Chemical spill is a major potential risk when you use hand pump to withdraw chemical from a drum. By changing chemical packaging from drum to jerry can or small packaging, the problem will be overcame. But, if it is impossible, single drum spill containment pallet will be your best solution.

Single drum spill containment pallet is a special pallet that is designed to have ability to contain liquid spill from drum due to unloading operation by hand pump or drum leakage.

Single drum spill containment pallet helps you comply with more tight environment regulation in regard with hazardous chemical spill or contamination.

Dixie modular single-drum spill pallet is a single drum spill containment pallet. It has perfect features as a containment spill pallet.

What makes Dixie spill containment pallet is a good product? Let’s see its main features to answer this question. Continue reading

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Best Handheld Label Maker Reviews

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DYMO Label Manager 160 is best seller handheld label maker on Amazon.com. With more than 900+ reviews, this product is currently getting 4 stars review.

Handheld label maker is a necessary tool required by almost all works including in chemical plant. We use this tool to give label on helmet, sparepart boxes in warehouse, bottle label in laboratory, document labelling and so on. Of course there are infinite numbers of things that required handheld label makers.

In this article, you can find best handheld label maker reviews that I have written. The best product I chosen is DYMO Label Manager 160. It is when I am writing this article is sold at $9.99 or you get discount of $30.80 or 76% discount. Continue reading

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Practical Guide: Cartridge Filter Specification

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Cartridge filter selection process must be done carefully. Otherwise, there will be a chance for a new problem arising in the process. Selecting the correct cartridge filter specification is very important.

This selection process does not include cartridge filter housing design. It is assumed that you have designed it appropriately.

Selecting the correct cartridge filter specification must be first started from knowing the flowing fluid properties both chemical and physical. Continue reading

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