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Understanding Hydrogen Petroleum Refining

Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the world. It produces a chemical compound when combined with other elements. The most common example is when hydrogen combines with oxygen to form water. As an energy carrier, hydrogen can transport usable energy from one source to another. When produced or separated from other sources, such as fossil fuels,…

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Guide to Hydrogen Electrolysis

Hydrogen — which is the lightest and most abundant element in the atmosphere — is essential for life. Without it, we wouldn’t have the sun, and many people also consider it the clean energy source of the future. As such, it’s important to know how to produce hydrogen. One method involves splitting water molecules into their individual atoms through a…

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Understanding Hydrogen Fuel Cells and Their Applications

Industries worldwide are looking for ways to reduce emissions and transform operations with reliable and sustainable alternative energy. Hydrogen fuel cells could be the solution. Hydrogen is abundant in the Earth’s atmosphere and has many actual and potential uses, from rocket fuel to fuel cells. Using hydrogen fuel cells as an alternative energy source has significant…

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Applications of Cryogenics

The development of cryogenic technology has revolutionized and advanced numerous industries. Today, liquid helium, oxygen and other gasses perform critical functions in health care, aerospace and defense and many other sectors. Uses of Cryogenics in Health Care Health-related organizations routinely use cryogenics for multiple needs, including: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI): These machines rely on cryogenic…

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Hydrogen Steam Methane Reforming

Steam methane reforming (SMR) is the most widely used technique for creating hydrogen. It’s proven to be a highly cost-effective and efficient method. Likewise, hydrogen filters are an increasingly popular solution for SMR and other hydrogen production strategies. High-pressure hydrogen filters help ensure a clean, safe and efficient SMR process. Learn more about how both SMR…

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Fluids Commonly Used in Cryogenics

Cryogenics observes the production and behavior of materials at extremely low temperatures. To provide a better idea of how this science works, this article will explore various examples of fluids used in cryogenics. What Are Cryogenic Fluids? Liquids with boiling points below minus 130 degrees Fahrenheit are classified as cryogenic. Cryogenic fluids often provide low…

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Guide to Dynamic Filtration

Jump To: How Does Dynamic Filtration Work? Why Is Dynamic Filtration Important? Dynamic Filtration Testing Implementing Dynamic Filtration Dynamic filtration is necessary when there are constant changes in either flow or pressure, along with or constant system vibration. The best filters to use in a dynamic application are fiber metal felt (FMF) elements. Fiber media filters are…

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Common Tests for Aerospace Filtration Systems

Jump To: Importance of Aerospace Filtration System Testing Quality Tests for Aerospace Filtration Systems Separation Efficiency, ISO-14085-3; 2015 Dirt-Holding Capacity, ISO-16889 Dirt Loading, ISO-3968 Bubble Point, ARP-901 Pressure Differential, ISO-2941 Thermal Flow High-Flow Testing Flow Fatigue Resistance, ISO-3724 Differential Pressure Versus Flow Fluid Compatibility Cryogenic Sealing Hydraulic Fluid Power Ignition, ASTM-G175 Available Aerospace Filters Aerospace…

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A Guide to Oxycheck Valve Applications

Jump To: What Are Oxygen Valves? Why Are Oxygen Valves Important? Oxycheck Oxygen Valves Oxycheck Valve Features Applications of Oxycheck Valves Oxygen is an abundant and versatile element. It is one of the most abundant elements on Earth, making up 17% of the atmosphere and up to 46% of the Earth’s crust. The versatility of…

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What Is the Multipass Test in Filters?

Jump To: What Is the Beta Ratio? What Is the Multipass Efficiency Test? 3 Types of Multipass Tests ISO 16889 Test ISO/CD 23369 Cyclic Flow Test Cyclic Stabilization Test During the last few years, there’s been a lot of development and research in filters. One of these developments includes the multipass test. The multipass test,…

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Guide to Hydrogen Filters

Jump To: What Are Hydrogen Filters? Types of Filters You Can Use With Hydrogen Applications of Hydrogen Filters Benefits of Hydrogen Filters Hydrogen (H2) was one of the first elements to exist in the universe and is also the most abundant. It is known for being the lightest and most straightforward of all the elements,…

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Hydraulic Fluid Filtration & How to Maintain Hydraulic Fluid Filtration Systems

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