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.
- Producers are facilities that produce, ship, sell, or use chlorine internally when creating other products.
- Sodium hypochlorite manufacturers produce sodium hypochlorite by using chlorine that was produced outside of the facility.
- Packagers receive chlorine in bulk. Their task is to package the product into...
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...Read More
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...Read More
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!
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!
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!
Storm clouds. Shuffling feet on a carpet. A chemical hose in use. What do these three things have in common? They all have the capability of producing static electricity.
Most of us are familiar with the shock associated with static electricity. Children have amused themselves for centuries by shuffling their feet across a carpet and touching a doorknob or playmate for a quick zap. As entertaining as these events may be, static electricity commands respect. In an industrial hose,...Read More
Dixon Asia Pacific announces the release of the latest edition of its industry leading product catalogue. Renowned for its ease of use, technical information and extensive range of products for material transfer applications, Dixon’s new ADPL 718 edition has 668 pages of products to choose from. The catalogue is an invaluable tool in selecting from the diverse range of Dixon products providing real solutions, for real challenges across a wide range of markets; mining, oil & gas, marine,...Read More
Air is used as an energy source in almost every type of industry. It is an extremely efficient form of energy and is relatively inexpensive. It is easy to regulate and, when used with the proper equipment, is easy to clean and can be delivered relatively free of moisture, if necessary. Air, as it exists all around us, is at atmospheric pressure of 14.7 pounds per square inch. When it is used as an energy source, it is compressed and delivered through a piping system or air hose to tool or...Read More
Crimping has become the preferred method for creating hose assemblies over the last few years as it should; with less tooling required and a more accurate finished diameter why would you expect anything else? However, with any new process comes the discovery of how to optimize the process to be the most effective and efficient. With that in mind, we want to offer a few quick tips to enhance the process of crimping in the best way possible.
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