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2011-08-17 05:25:00

Royal Dutch Shell said on Tuesday that it was working to contain what it called a "second pathway" of leakage discovered in the flow line beneath the Gannet Alpha oil platform in the North Sea, about 113 miles east of Aberdeen, Scotland. The company had been dealing with the release of an estimated 1,300 barrels "“ or about 218 tons -- of oil from an initial leak discovered last week near the platform.  Although that leak was stopped last Thursday, a smaller flow from the same...

2011-06-20 01:00:00

LE BOURGET, France, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To showcase its extensive engineering and advanced technology expertise, Simrit will demonstrate its portfolio of aerospace engine sealing solutions during the 49th International Paris Air Show held in Le Bourget, France from June 20 to 26. The product line - consisting of brush, segmented, compact mechanical and ACTISEAL® seals - was specially developed to meet the precise needs of several aerospace applications,...

2011-06-13 10:37:00

ELGIN, Ill., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Customer and testing data has proven that Simrit's E454 EPDM (ethylene-propylene rubber) O-ring sealing systems outperform competitive O-rings in critical commercial aircraft hydraulic systems. Manufactured to the highest possible quality and extensively tested, the phosphate ester fluid hydraulic sealing systems are expected to perform flawlessly for years in primary and secondary flight controls, and braking systems of commercial aircrafts....

2011-04-04 00:00:27

Global packaging machinery expert, Sepha Ltd, has developed the world's first tool-less, vision-based leak detection machine for blister-packs. Visionscan has been developed to meet growing demand from pharmaceutical blister pack manufacturers for a low cost yet accurate and modern leak detection alternative to the blue dye test that can be integrated into their quality control systems. It will be officially launched at Europe's largest packing and process show, Interpack, in Germany on 12...

2011-03-15 00:00:29

The current industry standard of blue-dye testing the seal integrity of blister packs is not as accurate as modern Blisterscan technology available from Sepha Ltd., according to a new whitepaper published today by leading packaging expert, Dr Dorian Dixon, of the University of Ulster. In some cases, the difference in accuracy between the two methods in finding a defective blister pack could be as much as 10%. In a global market valued at over $40 billion, a 10% difference in a product being...

2011-03-07 00:00:28

Atlanta Roof Leak Repair believes that too much attention is paid to roof repair in Atlanta and not enough to the mold-causing water damage in attics. While roofs receive full repair attention, attics go on unattended for the most part. Atlanta Roof Leak Repair describes. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 5, 2011 Atlanta Roof Leak Repair believes that too much attention is paid to roof repair in Atlanta and not enough to the mold-causing water damage in attics. While roofs receive full repair...

2011-02-15 00:02:56

The specialist deblistering & leak testing company, Sepha Ltd. has won a major, new contract to supply an international consortium involved in a ground-breaking water testing project called Aquatest. The project involves the production of a simple, hand-held water testing device. The initial contract will see Sepha form, seal and leak test 50,000 blister packs containing Aquatest's active ingredients. The company will use their innovative blister packing and leak testing machines, EZ...

2011-02-01 18:16:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today released the results of its accelerated leak survey of all its gas transmission pipelines, which it launched in September 2010. The utility responded promptly in all 59 cases where it discovered a leak that created a potential hazard. For other indications of non-hazardous leaks, PG&E scheduled further investigation or repairs in accord with industry standards. In addition, a study by...

2011-01-10 10:46:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to its continuous superior performance in real world applications, Simrit's E454 EPDM (ethylene-propylene rubber) compound was recently certified to NAS (National Aerospace Standard) 1613 Revision 5 Specification. The certification, which establishes the requirements for elastomer seal elements used in hydraulic systems using phosphate ester fluids, applies to all commercially available phosphate ester hydraulic fluids. Simrit's E454...

2010-12-13 16:21:00

NOVI, Mich., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Sponge Waterproofing, the leading polyurethane injection waterproofing company in southeast Michigan, announced today that it is now offering its newly developed tie-rod hole leak device called "TRX Compressed Swell Plug". Homeowners, property managers and maintenance repair personnel can now save time and money on costly basement repairs by doing this repair process themselves. The new TRX Compressed Swell Plug was developed from 15 years...


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