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    Bellows Seal Valves: A Primer

    03/17/2021

    When it’s critically important to keep a gas or liquid inside a system, consider a bellows seal valve. Bellows seal valves incorporate a cylindrical metal tube that expands and contracts like an accordion to create a hermetically sealed closure in a valve stem. The bellows gets compressed when the valve is in the open position and expands when the valve is closed. Because the bellows expands and contracts as the valve is operated, and because it is welded to the stem and bonnet, there is no...

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    The Future State of Energy Infrastructure

    02/24/2021

    Is history repeating itself? Just as the horse was slowly replaced by the automobile, is the gasoline automobile slowly being replaced by the electric vehicle? Whether the electric vehicle will ever directly replace the gasoline automobile or not is debatable, but along with renewable fuels, electric vehicles will undoubtedly dilute the demand for gasoline over time as fewer and fewer gasoline-fueled automobiles are on the road.

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    America's Terminal Market-A Brief History

    02/05/2021

    At the turn of the 20th century, there were just over 8,000 automobiles in the United States. By 1910 that number had grown to nearly 500,000. Today there are over 285 million motor vehicles on the road.

    The transition from the horse-drawn carriage to the automobile is an amazing story that didn’t just happen overnight. By many accounts, it took over fifty years for Americans to replace their trusted horses with the new and unfamiliar technology. Horses had been mankind’s dependable...

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    Clean-In-Place Systems: An Overview

    01/21/2021

    If your business can’t afford to compromise on cleanliness, you’ve likely heard about CIP, otherwise known as Clean-In-Place. Clean-In-Place is a specialized method of sanitizing a manufacturing system’s interior contact surfaces—its valves, pipes, fittings, and tanks—without disassembling equipment.

    CIP methods are employed in a variety of industries, from pharmaceuticals to food and beverage to paint and chemicals to personal care products—or in any production environment that...

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  • Chlor-alkali Industry Transportation Challenges

    01/12/2021

    The chlor-alkali industry is broken down into three distinct business types. Each has its own set of data, including incident reports and market tracking.

    1. Producers are facilities that produce, ship, sell, or use chlorine internally when creating other products.
    2. Sodium hypochlorite manufacturers produce sodium hypochlorite by using chlorine that was produced outside of the facility.
    3. Packagers receive chlorine in bulk. Their task is to package the product into...
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    Dairy Industry Trends to Watch

    11/12/2020

    Americans are consuming less and less dairy, swapping in sodas, juices, and milk substitutes for the traditional cream the milkman used to deliver every morning, and it’s having an effect on the dairy industry. Borden Dairy, a milk-producing giant filed for bankruptcy in January of 2020 and is...

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  • Terminal of the Future

    10/29/2020

    At the turn of the 20th century, there were just over 8,000 automobiles in the United States. By 1910 that number had grown to nearly 500,000. Today there are over 285 million motor vehicles on the road.

    The transition from the horse-drawn carriage to the automobile is an amazing story that didn’t just happen overnight. By many accounts, it took over fifty years for Americans to replace their trusted horses with the new and unfamiliar technology. Horses had been mankind’s dependable...

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    Dixon to Exhibit at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show

    05/22/2019

    Dixon will be exhibiting at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show from 23rd till 26th May 2019; come visit us at the Super-yacht Pavilion, booth 315. This year we will be exhibiting our quality Arctic Steel strainers along with our valves, couplings, fittings, clamps and hoses all specific for the marine industry. Launching at the event is the new 2205 stainless steel Thru-Hull Fittings designed for underwater applications. We look forward to seeing you there!

     


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    Dixon to Exhibit at NTTC Tank Truck Week

    10/29/2018

    Dixon will be exhibiting at the National Tank Truck Carrier's 2018 Tank Truck Week November 5th-7th at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennesse. Visit us at booth 916. We look forward to seeing you there!

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    Dixon to Exhibit at Hose and Coupling World Conference and Expo

    10/11/2018

    Dixon will be exhibiting at the Hose and Coupling World Conference and Expo October 16th and 17th at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. Visit us at booth 1402 to check out our featured products including LNG (liquid natural gas), ADS (Automated Design Service, Inc.), and terminal products. We look forward to seeing you there!