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Flammhemmende und hautfreundliche Baumwolltextilien entwickelt

Internal Networks: Flame-retardant and skin-friendly cotton textiles developed

Conventional textiles often contain residues of formaldehyde and are also unpleasant on the skin. For fire-fighters and other emergency personnel,…
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Einsatz der Faserverbundkunststoffe (fibre reinforced plastics) in Frachtschiffen

Fire-resistant and Bio-based Fibre Reinforced Plastics for Structural Lightweight Construction

Due to their lightweight construction potential, fibre reinforced plastics (FRP) are used in particular in the aerospace and automotive industries…
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Efficiency and Optimisation for Compressed Air Equipment: Plenty of Room for Improvement

The life-cycle costs for compressed air equipment are just under 30 per cent of the capital expenditure - the remaining 70 per cent must be spent…
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Digitalisation

Messen von Flüssigkeiten und Schüttgut

Regardless of Whether Liquids or Bulk Solids: In Future, Measurement Will Be Possible with Just One Device

The new generation of measuring instruments follows the principle of radically simplifying level measurement with radar devices. The development…
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Digitalisierung beim Rohstoff-Handling

Digitalisation: Adapting Mechanical Raw Material Handling To A Fast-Moving Market

Getting raw materials to the right place in the right quantity and at the right time is becoming increasingly complex and time-consuming. The…
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Berührungsfreies Entleeren von IBC

Contact-Free Emptying Of IBC Tank Containers For Aggressive Chemicals

Barrels and especially ‘intermediate bulk containers’ (IBCs) in which aggressive and harmful chemicals are stored are emptied with barrel…
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KI-basiertes simuliertes Lernen / Gamification

AI-Based Simulated Learning For Staff Training And Plant Optimisation

Training specialised personnel in the handling of complex plants is not a trivial task. With "immersive training", this can be realised much…
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Cyber-Security für Produktionsbetriebe

Cyber Security For Production Companies: A Clear Must For The Future

Today, production companies can no longer manage without a high-performance IT environment. Numerous servers work in the data centres of industrial…
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Digitale Transformation und das Internet of Things

Digital Transformation Of Companies: Greenfield Restart Or Transformation?

It is becoming increasingly clear to many companies that they can no longer avoid a reorganisation, specifically a digitalisation. What is still…
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Innovation

Production Of Man-Made Fibres: Specially Adapted Water Treatment Plants For Complete Demineralisation

From spinning to cable production and fibre cutting: all these work stages require fully demineralised water (demineralised water) – almost…
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Failures, Costs, Interrupted Production Processes: Easily Avoidable Through Surface Cleaning

The production of high-quality parts is indeed daily business for the plastics processing industry. In production, it is not uncommon to fall…
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Produkt-Lebenszyklen - nachhaltige Produktion

Closed Product Life Cycles For Sustainable Production In The Global Textile Industry

In order to realise the change to a sustainable and user-oriented value creation of textile products, product life cycle management (PLM) offers…
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Produkt-Lebenszyklen - nachhaltige Produktion

Decentralised Level Monitoring With Digital Technology

Purely analogue measurement of liquid, gaseous and vapour media is increasingly becoming a technology that does not meet today's requirements.…
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Produkt-Lebenszyklen - nachhaltige Produktion

Sensors Of The Future: Quantum Technology In Industrial Manufacturing

Quantum systems can be used to measure physical quantities such as temperature, speed, electric and magnetic fields or positions with much higher…
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Produkt-Lebenszyklen - nachhaltige Produktion

Optimised Filtration For More Productivity And Safety In Fuel Desulphurisation

Established plants for the desulphurisation of fuels by filtration with amine are unfortunately often outdated and neglected, but today filtration…
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Sustainability

Green Hydrogen: The Challenge of Safety Engineering

In the course of the energy transition, hydrogen will become increasingly important – especially the 'green' hydrogen produced by electrolysis…
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Focus on Sustainability: Using Water as a Refrigerant

In order to implement a functioning circular economy in its entirety in an ecologically sensible way, the CO2 emissions of the processing operations…
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E-mobility: New hybrid company car for Weserland

For the first time, Weserland is using a company car with plug-in hybrid technology for its daily commutes within the city of Hannover. In addition,…
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Until When Is It Safe To Continue Operating GRP Tanks Without Replacing Them?

Tanks and pipelines made of glass-fibre reinforced plastic (GRP) are extremely popular in plant construction. The reason for this is the material's…
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Leaks In Compressed Air Systems Cost Companies A Lot Of Money

An absolutely tight compressed air network is more of a myth than reality, even with the greatest effort. Even if a little escaping air doesn't…
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Environmentally Friendly: Cooling Water Quality Without Chemicals

For good production results and low service costs, a permanently high water quality is required. Users must ensure that their machines do not…
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Improve Quality: Metallic Impurities In Plastic Granulates

Even the smallest metallic impurities in plastic pellets can cause considerable problems in plastics production and processing. In contrast,…
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Waste Prevention In Composite Materials: Additives Optimise Sustainability And Efficiency

Improving recycling rates and thus improving the consumption of resources is one of the outstanding tasks in the development and production of…
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RWTH Aachen University Tests 3-D Heat Insulation Textiles In Simulation

As part of the 'HEATex' research project, the Institute for Textile Technology at RWTH Aachen University developed heat-protective textiles as…
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News from the Industry

The Chemical Industry is undergoing a digital upheaval

"Speed becomes a competitive advantage" is the title of an interview in the trade magazine Chemie Technik in April 2022 with Tobias Gehlhaar,…
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Non-Intrusive Flow Measurement with Ultrasonic Sensors – Important for EX Areas

EX areas are areas where an explosive atmosphere can potentially occur. This risk is particularly present where explosive substances such as…
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Important Occupational Safety In The Construction Of Chemical Plants: Extraction Of Hazardous Substances

To ensure that chemical materials can be transported and stored in the best possible way, it is of elementary importance that pipes and containers…
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Development Of A Fully Recyclable Clean Floor Mat And A Process For Separating Raw Materials

The German Federal Ministry Of Economics And Energy Supports A Project For The Development Of A Fully Recyclable Clean Floor Mat And A Process…
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Efficient And Safe Random Sampling In Laboratories

Sampling systems can be found in processing plants, refineries, various industrial plants and, of course, in the chemical industry. They are…
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Economic Production Of Textile Floor Coverings In Small Quantities

In order to be able to economically produce smaller quantities, which are increasingly demanded by the market, the technology must become increasingly…
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