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Lead Levels In Drinking Water Spike When Copper And Lead Pipes Are Joined
2011-12-16 04:28:12

Levels linked to galvanic corrosion, disinfectants, pH Lead pipes once used routinely in municipal water distribution systems are a well-recognized source of dangerous lead contamination, but new research from Washington University in St. Louis suggests that the partial replacement of these pipes can make the problem worse. The research shows that joining old lead pipes with new copper lines using brass fittings spurs galvanic corrosion that can dramatically increase the amount of lead...

2011-11-23 08:00:00

Harrington Industrial Plastics today announced the expansion of its business into Guam with the opening of a new 10,000 square foot facility in Tamuning. Chino, CA (PRWEB) November 23, 2011 Harrington Industrial Plastics, the largest distributor of engineered plastic piping systems in the United States, today announced the expansion of its business into Guam with the opening of a new 10,000 square foot facility in Tamuning. This key location is an extension of the companyâs...

2011-10-17 10:25:00

Chemsearch, a leading global provider of industrial and commercial maintenance products, set to introduce an innovative approach to treating small cooling systems, Tower Tabs. ChemsearchTower Tabsare a simplified approach to preventing scale and corrosion, and extending the life and efficiency of small cooling systems. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) October 17, 2011 Chemsearch and NCH Australia are due to launch Tower Tabs as an eco-friendly, innovative solution for small cooling systems.The...

2011-10-11 08:30:00

NCH Australia, a leading provider of industrial and commercial maintenance products, set to introduce an innovative approach to treating small cooling systems, Tower Tabs. NCH Australia Tower Tabs are a simplified approach to preventing scale and corrosion, and extending the life and efficiency of small cooling systems. Sydney,Australia (PRWEB) October 11, 2011 NCH Corporation and NCH Australia are due to launch Tower Tabs as an eco-friendly, innovative solution for small cooling...

2011-10-08 12:00:00

NCH Australiaâs specially developed rust converter Chelade can save businesses time and money and extend the life of steel roofing. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) October 08, 2011 The ready-to-use solution does not require any pre-surface treatment and does not leave any rust behind that may lead to future corrosion. NCH Australia designed the rust converter so it can also be used as a high quality primer for multiple surfaces. In addition to converting the rust and corrosion...

2011-10-04 19:15:00

Anti-microbial concrete additive in Jensen Precast BioConcreteâ“ž¢ stops bacteria growth that leads to microbial induced corrosion (MIC) in concrete wastewater systems. Watch the video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVZjzQcH0ik Sparks, NV (PRWEB) October 04, 2011 Armour® introduced Dial antibacterial soap in 1948. Burlington® developed BioGuard® socks in 1976. For more than 60 years people have been surrounded by antimicrobial products. From spray...

2011-09-23 00:15:38

Collaboration uses Lehigh's advanced electron microscopes to pinpoint phase transition Why does a solid metal that is engineered for ductility become brittle, often suddenly and with dramatic consequences, in the presence of certain liquid metal impurities? The phenomenon, known as liquid metal embrittlement, or LME, has baffled metallurgists for a century. Now, a team of ceramics researchers has shed light on LME by obtaining atomic-scale images of unprecedented resolution of the...


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