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Ammonia Week in Review | November 8, 2019

November 8th, 2019

A Raley’s Supermarket in Sacramento will soon have an ammonia/CO2 system. Find out more in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… U.S. Contractor Group Embraces NatRefs – The Arcticom Group will soon deliver an ammonia/CO2 system it built to Raley’s, and has joined NASRC to support contractor training. […keep reading] Ice Plant to Face […]

Ammonia Week in Review | April 5, 2019

April 5th, 2019

An ammonia mini bar causes a hotel evacuation in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Chester Grosvenor Hotel Evacuated after Reports of Ammonia Smell – Firefighters were called to the hotel on Eastgate Street in Chester shortly before 5am today (Wednesday, April 3) and crews, two wearing breathing apparatus, investigated where the smell was coming […]

King Solenoid Valves: Prevention of Liquid Trapping

January 8th, 2019

In many industrial refrigeration systems, the main liquid feed shut off valve (King Valve) can be remotely controlled as a solenoid valve that is interlocked with the computer control system. The typical configuration of a king solenoid valve assembly includes the following four (4) components, listed in the direction of flow: Upstream Isolation Valve Strainer […]

Ammonia Week in Review | January 4, 2019

January 4th, 2019

An ammonia release affects Greater Manchester in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Ammonia Leak Triggers Hazmat Alert in Greater Manchester – A massive ammonia leak had affected hundreds of residents in the community of Salford on Wednesday night, according to the city’s fire service. The leak, which the service said originated from a local […]

Ammonia Week in Review | December 28, 2018

December 28th, 2018

A Colorado brewery sends six people to the hospital in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Colorado Budweiser Brewery Ammonia Leak Leaves Six in Hospital – Six people were taken to hospital after an ammonia leak at the Fort Collins Anheuser-Busch brewery in Colorado during the evening of Tuesday 18 December. Two of the six had to be […]