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2012-06-20 06:21:58

JONESBORO, Ark., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC) has published a new brochure on "Explosion Protection Solutions" for industrial dust and fume collection systems. Combustible dust explosions are a risk in many areas of a plant, and dust collectors are a primary area of concern. The new four-page brochure provides a pictorial guide to the different types of explosion protection technologies available today and shows where they can be integrated into the...

2012-05-27 23:01:35

Barb Lulay, owner of AirPurifiersDirect2U.com, speaks about increased air purifier sales potential by adding a unique, filterless air purifier which uses Samsung´s SPI technology combined with a quality desk lamp to offer the best of both worlds by Vortex Enterprises. Peoria, IL (PRWEB) May 26, 2012 Air Purifiers Direct 2U is going after their market share of online air purifier sales by continuing to find and add Top Products to its online retail website. Their most current...

2012-04-25 22:20:56

WAALWIJK, the Netherlands, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Asthma Affects Around 300 Million People Worldwide On 1 May 2012 - World Asthma Day - the European carpet manufacturer Desso will be highlighting a global problem: the poor indoor air quality in many homes and public buildings. An excessive quantity of dust particles and particulate matter in indoor air can cause serious health risks, especially for people who suffer from asthma. Asthma is a...

2012-04-24 06:21:51

JONESBORO, Ark., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new 24-page Spanish language brochure from Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC) showcases the company's extensive capabilities in the design and manufacture of dust collectors for a wide range of processes. It describes how Camfil Farr APC dust collection systems solve dust and fume challenges in blasting, chemical processing, custom OEM, fiberglass, food processing, laser and plasma cutting, metal grinding, mining, paper scrap,...

First Evidence Of Space Weathering Found On Comet Wild2
2012-03-27 09:44:24

The traditional picture of comets as cold, icy, unchanging bodies throughout their history is being reappraised in the light of analyses of dust grains from Comet Wild2. A team led by the University of Leicester has detected the presence of iron in a dust grain, evidence of space weathering that could explain the rusty reddish colour of Wild2´s outer surface. The results will be presented by Dr John Bridges at the National Astronomy Meeting in Manchester on Tuesday 27th March. The...

2012-03-15 18:10:00

PULASKI, N.Y., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Those at greatest risk of cardiovascular disease include the elderly, the very young, persons suffering from any cardio-respiratory problems including high blood pressure, heart disease, vascular issues, & asthma. Additional studies show that filtering air of 0.3 micron particles points strongly to improvements in cardiovascular and respiratory health by significant levels. A team of scientists from Denmark & Sweden discovered that...

2012-03-13 09:55:00

JONESBORO, Ark., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC) has published a new brochure on its updated line of Gold Series® cartridge dust and fume collectors. Flexible modular construction, reliable performance, and ease of installation and service have made Gold Series collectors a popular choice for clean-up of dry dusts and fumes generated in a wide range of manufacturing processes. The eight-page brochure includes new installation photos, application...

2012-03-12 07:00:00

CHICAGO, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International Home and Housewares Show and Newark, Calif. -- Neato Robotics®, a Silicon Valley company that pioneers new technologies and products to free people from household chores, today announced a new automatic vacuum cleaner that's designed especially for pet owners and allergy sufferers. The Neato XV-21, which works on all floor types, includes a new bristled brush to improve the pick-up of pet hair, dander and fibers and allows the vacuum...

2012-03-07 20:30:45

In residential neighborhoods near manufacturing industries, a breath of air may be more hazardous than refreshing depending on the location, finds a recent study involving a Kansas State University geologist. Saugata Datta, assistant professor of geology at Kansas State University, along with researchers at Columbia University and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, explored levels of the elemental metal manganese in airborne...

Dust Linked To Increased Glacier Melting, Ocean Productivity
2012-03-04 05:37:41

[ Watch the Video ] Researchers analyze dust concentrations and their effects off southern Iceland A University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science-led study shows a link between large dust storms on Iceland and glacial melting. The dust is both accelerating glacial melting and contributing important nutrients to the surrounding North Atlantic Ocean. The results provide new insights on the role of dust in climate change and high-latitude ocean ecosystems....