Don’t Take Away My Straw!

By: Frank Caprio | On: January 15, 2019

Bio-based polymers to the rescue… Bio-based polymers – polymers made from biological sources – have been around for ages. Starch and cellulose are two common examples. However, the recent

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Fuel Cells at Data Centers

By: Frank Caprio | On: November 26, 2018

Big Data Needs Big Energy In our increasingly digitized world, the need to process large amounts of data will only become more urgent as technology continues to affect our

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Flaring – Why do we still do it?

By: Erik Kane | On: August 28, 2018

Bright, flickering plumes of flame are iconic to the oil and gas industry… Long before any of us ever set foot in a real refinery, we were familiarized with the

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Metal Alloys: Terminators to Hoses

By: Erik Kane | On: July 17, 2018

Remember when we all wondered how the T-1000 was able to liquefy, shapeshift, and repair itself in Terminator 2 back in 1991?  We’re told in the film that this

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Goodbye to Pulp & Paper?

By: Erik Kane | On: March 9, 2018

We live in a digital age. An age where everyone carries around a high-definition supercomputer in their pocket that delivers a constant stream of information: local & global news,

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Tuyere Cooling Hoses in Ironmaking

By: Erik Kane | On: November 22, 2017

Wait…How Do You Say It? Let’s address the most obvious question first: tuyere is pronounced “tweer.” For anyone not familiar with the metals industry, you don’t want to repeat my

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