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DUNA-Corradini: A new way to insulate valves, flanges and fittings

18th September 2018

DUNA-Corradini: A new way to insulate valves, flanges and fittings

Oil and gas engineers are questioning traditional insulation systems of valves, flanges and fittings due to the complex geometry of these items in modern plants. The insulation of pipelines operating at cryogenic temperatures is often double or triple layered and usually includes primary and secondary vapor barriers, adhesives, tapes, and cladding. These conventional solutions are efficient and reliable for straight pipelines but reach their limits when applied to valves, flanges and fittings. Typical insulation of fittings is cut on site and fitted by hand, which requires presence of experienced work force. Even in the best case, a high expenditure of working hours and materials is to be expected.

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Follmann appoints Dr Jörn Küster to its management board

18th September 2018

Follmann appoints Dr Jörn Küster to its management board

On 1 September 2018, Dr Jörn Küster joined Dr Jörg Seubert as new managing director of Follmann GmbH & Co. KG. The 55-year-old has a PhD in chemistry and many years of international experience in the chemical industry at management level as well as extensive expertise in the field of adhesives. Küster worked for ZELU-Chemie and Huntsman Polyurethanes before spending the last ten years as division manager of the FAST (Filter, Automotive, Sandwich, Textile) division for Europe and North and South America at Klebchemie M. G. Becker GmbH & Co. KG. (Photo: Dr. Jörn Küster ©Follmann)

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COIM-USA plant expansion

18th September 2018

COIM-USA plant expansion

COIM-USA expands its West Deptford, NJ plant, which produces speciality chemicals for the polyurethane market, to increase capacity for its range of Low Free Polyurethane pre-polymers. (Photo: ©COIM)

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KraussMaffei: Dye change from shot to shot

1st August 2018

KraussMaffei: Dye change from shot to shot

One of KraussMaffei’s latest innovations, presented at its Competence Forum, is the production of foamed knee cushions made of PUR using the new MK 10/15-UVP-2K+4 multicolour mixing head. It allows for up to four dyes to be metered into the mixing chamber directly and independently of each other. The dyes are separated neatly and available in the mixing head at the same time. This means the user can skip the dye change and changeover time.

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Chem-Trend publishes its Sustainability Report and renews environmental certification

1st August 2018

Chem-Trend publishes its Sustainability Report and renews environmental certification

Chem-Trend, a global market leader in the development and manufacture of specialty release agents, purging compounds and moulding aids, has published its first Sustainability Report. In doing so the company has highlighted its commitment to its environmental footprint and handprint. The report describes how the company helps its customers to pursue their own sustainability goals. In addition, Chem-Trend Deutschland (Germany) has received an environmental certification as per ISO 14001: 2015 from the Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Zertifizierung von Managementsystemen (DQS - the German Society for the Certification of Management Systems).

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