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Ammonia Week in Review | July 12, 2013

July 12th, 2013

Here’s a summary of a few of the most important “ammonia stories” that made the news this week… Ammonia Leak From Train Causes Evacuation in Northern Ontario – A gas leak from a train has forced the evacuation of almost a quarter of a small northern Ontario town. OPP Const. Marc Depatie says approximately 105 people were […]

Q&A | Normative vs. Informative

July 11th, 2013

Question: Is  ANSI/IIAR 2-2008 Equipment, Design, and Installation of Closed-Circuit Ammonia Mechanical Refrigerating Systems normative or informative? Answer: Normative. All sections within IIAR 2 should be considered normative unless it is specifically stated that the section is informative. The second paragraph on the first page of the document reads as follows: This standard includes both Normative (required) and Informative […]

Ammonia Week in Review | July 5, 2013

July 5th, 2013

Happy Independence Day from Resource Compliance! Here are a few of the ammonia-related stories that are worth reading this week… 200 Evacuated In Tyson Ammonia Leak – About 200 workers were evacuated from a Tyson Foods plant Monday night in Clarksville following an ammonia leak, although no one was injured, according to a Tyson spokesman […keep […]

Mechanical Integrity 101 | Ceiling Suspended Air-Cooling Evaporators

July 1st, 2013

When performing a mechanical integrity inspection of a ceiling suspended air-cooling evaporator, it is vital that the nuts and washers which are used to attach the unit to it’s support are sufficiently tight. All-to-often we find nuts that have loosened due to vibration or missing washers. A ceiling suspended evaporator is designed to be supported […]

Ammonia Week in Review | June 28, 2013

June 28th, 2013

Here are some excerpts from the most important ammonia stories over the past week… An Ammonia Fueled Car From South Korea – South Korean researchers have successfully road-tested a dual fuel passenger car that runs on a mixture of ammonia and gasoline. It is called the AmVeh and was developed by members of the Ammonia Research […]