Steel Pipe Inside Diameters – 4 Quick References

steel pipe inside diameters
Getting steel pipe inside diameters for quick calculation is sometimes cannot be done because chemical engineer should open a thick handbook to find the value.

The following are 4 quick references of steel pipe inside diameters. Just click it and you will be directed to the reference page. Continue reading

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Releasable Plastic Cable Ties

releasable plastic cable ties
Releasable plastic cable ties offer lower cost for cables management than one time use cable ties. Honestly, I am rather new to releasable plastic cable ties.

But when I found such cable ties for the first time, immediately I fall in love with them since they mean another instant Kaizen idea for me.

It will be no problem if I have to re-organize cables both electric and instrument frequently. Just release releasable plastic cable ties and re-use them.

By using releasable plastic cable ties, it also means that there will be no more necessity for cutting work. Better safety and saves time too. Continue reading

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Fume Hood Safety Checklist

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Fume hood is an important safety apparatus for laboratory. It protects laboratory workers or analysts from hazardous chemical vapour, gas or aerosol exposures.

But, it does not mean that by installing fume hood you are already safe from those vapour hazards. You still need to make sure that fume hood is already managed in proper way.

A fume hood safety checklist provides a clear safety guidance. With that in hand, you will have a systematic and consistent safety checking items.

You can use the following fume hood safety checklist for your own usage. Any additional item that you think necessary to be included into the checklist can be added accordingly. Continue reading

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Chemical Industry Abbreviations Every Chemical Engineer Should Know

chemical industry abbreviations
There are a lot of chemical industry abbreviations. The number is growing day by day. It simply means that as a chemical engineer, you and me like or do not like, should always provide enough time for getting update to those chemical industryabbreviations.

If not, we looks unprofessional. You may say “I don’t know about the abbreviations because it is not my specialization”. People will not accept such answer.

There is no enough reason to tell if we do not chemical industry abbreviations that closely related to the field we are working for.

Knowing chemical industry abbreviations is ‘a must’. This is important to keep in mind, even though may be most chemical engineers will have less attention. Continue reading

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10 Buying Tips for Pallet Jack With Adjustable Forks

pallet jack with adjustable forks
Pallet jack is an important tool for moving heavy object from one place to another easily and safely in a chemical plant or manufacturing plant. Pallet jack with adjustable forks are ones that have forks with adjustable width.

Pallet jack with adjustable forks provide more flexibility in moving operation by which we can move object with various widths. This means that we do not have to provide standard pallet size to match with pallet fork width.

Pallet jack with adjustable forks eliminate the need of several pallet jacks with different fork widths.

However, we have to take care before buying any pallet jack with adjustable forks. There are several things we need to consider before making any buying decision. Continue reading

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Best Chin Straps for MSA Hard Hats

chin straps for MSA hard hats
This short article is aimed to provide information about chin straps for MSA hard hats. Basically, chin strap is required in order to keep hard hat on worker’s head as long as it is being used by the worker.

According to OSHA Part 1915, Part Title Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Shipyard Employment, Sub Part I, Sub Part Title Personal Protective Equipment, Non-mandatory Guidelines for Hazard Assessment, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Selection, and PPE Training Program, it is described that Continue reading

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