Regulations, incentives, and other factors are pushing manufacturers to consider recycling in the design of electronic products, but they could do more.
Impact of Corrosion on Electronic Equipment
Corrosion is the destruction of metals through reaction with compounds in their environment. It is a natural process because compounds such as oxides, sulphides and chlorides are formed and these are stabler than pure metals. Electronic circuits and components are omnipresent in our environment. Until recently, the thousands of soldered joints that an electronic circuit contains were made with products that contained lead, an element that is highly toxic. Because of the introduction of RoHS regulations that...
Bi-On, a product suitable for use in organic agriculture
Bi-On, a product suitable for use in organic farming Ecological, organic or biological agriculture is a cultivation system based on the optimum use of natural resources without using synthetic chemicals or genetically modified organisms (GMOs), thus being able to produce organic foods, as well as preserving the fertility of the soil and respecting the environment. All this in a sustainable, balanced and maintainable manner. For an agro-food product to be officially considered organic it must comply with the...
Bioconservacion in International Banana Congress of CORBANA & ACORBAT
Bioconservacion ethylene absorption solutions present at the most important banana congress The 6th International Banana Congress, organised by CORBANA and ACORBAT, took place in Miami from 19 to 22 April. It is undoubtedly the most important technical, scientific, agro-industrial and commercial gathering of the banana industry in the world. Experts from around the world spoke of the evolution and market trends in the banana market, phytosanitary regulations and advances with regard to the Panama disease...
Reliable production support and fully automatic waste disposal - Case Study
GWP Packaging is part of GWP Group Ltd, one of the leading and most versatile providers of packaging solutions in Great Britain. Customerspecific product and transport packaging made of corrugated cardboard is developed and produced in its sphere of business. Innovative thinking is the central factor behind the work of the packaging specialist from Cricklade, Wiltshire. The most recent investments for the future include the VK 4208 channel baling press from HSM, which fully automatically compresses and bales the...
Case study - Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences (GDAAS)
There are 13 research institutes under the GDAAS, including specific foods and crops and fertilizer research. The main mission of the institution is to carry out non-profit research around agricultural science and techniques. As one of the most important agricultural crops institutions, the Crops Research Institute has been focusing on the development of new varieties of crops, cultivation techniques, agro-processing technologies and biotechnology for the agricultural development of Guangdong province and south...