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Ammonia Week in Review | January 31, 2014

January 31st, 2014

A few resources available in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review…… Understanding The Risks In Ammonia – Anhydrous ammonia is a useful chemical, widely employed in manufacturing, refrigeration, fertilizers and even the illicit production of methamphetamine. It is also a very dangerous chemical. It is not like the small amounts of the chemical contained in household […]

Ammonia Week In Review | November 22, 2013

November 22nd, 2013

Relevant stories and events made this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Residents Take Shelter From Ammonia Leak – An ammonia leak at the Dundee Citrus Growers Association kept nearby residents inside their homes for more than a hour Saturday evening, according to a Dundee Fire Rescue report […keep reading] OSHA Cites Food Plant with Repeat PSM Citations […]

Ammonia Week in Review | October 4, 2013

October 4th, 2013

We’ve highlighted four important ammonia stories that are worth your attention… Three Factories Evacuated From Ammonia Leak in Salinas – Three factories including Taylor Farms, Mann Packing Plant and the Green Giant Fresh Factory were closed down and evacuated Sunday after Salinas Fire officials say there was an ammonia leak inside the Green Giant Fresh Factory’s […]

Q&A | Condenser Relief Valves

September 10th, 2013

Question: Are pressure relief valves required to be installed on an evaporative condenser? Answer: This is a very good question and one that gets asked frequently. Since an evaporative condenser is not a pressure vessel, it is not a black and white requirement as it is for the vessels throughout a refrigeration system. However, the condenser has […]

Ammonia Week in Review | August 30, 2013

August 30th, 2013

There is never a dull moment in the world of ammonia. We summarized the week’s most important events in the latest Ammonia Week in Review… Pressure Valve Cause of Anhydrous Ammonia Leak in Byron – According to Byron’s Fire Department, a pressure valve was the cause of a non-threatening anhydrous ammonia leak at Greenway Co-op in […]