• Refrigerant Cylinders
  • This brochure provides information on three types of refrigerant cylinders: refillable, DOT 39 nonrefillable, and refrigerant recovery. Photos and/or line drawings illustrate each product. Charts give technical information such as water capacity, tare weight, cylinder volume, test pressure, and service pressure.

    Worthington Cylinder Corp., P.O. Box 391, 1085 Dearborn Dr., Columbus, OH 43085-0391; 614-438-3013; 614-438-3083 (fax); cylinders@wthg.com (e-mail); www.worthington cylinders.com (website).

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  • Measurement, Control Information
  • This set of books and Vol. MM® Master Index are technical reference books for access to measurement and control information combined with a comprehensive index for locating more than 100,000 of the company’s products. Each issue focuses on the most recent information of a particular measurement and control technology topic. The premiere issue, “Non-Contact Temperature Measurements,” provides information selection and application guidelines for devices ranging from infrared thermocouples to line scanners. Other titles include “Data Acquisition Systems,” “Pressure, Strain, and Force,” and “Flow and Level Measurements.”

    Omega Engineering, One Omega Dr., P.O. Box 4047, Stamford, CT 06907-4047; 800-848-4271 (request document #9986); info@omega.com (e-mail); www.omega.com (website).

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  • Absorption Chillers
  • Catalog ABS-DS-4 announces the expansion of the two-stage Horizon® absorption series. This line of hot water and steam-fired absorption chillers has added sizes 1,200 to 1,650 tons, bringing the full line to 380 to 1,650 tons. Detailed information includes features and benefits, application considerations, selection procedures, performance, electrical and controls data, dimensions and weights, jobsite connections, mechanical specifications, and special features. The Trane Company, 3600 Pammel Creek Rd., La Crosse, WI 54601-7599; comfort@trane.com (e-mail);www.trane.com(website).

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  • Public Relations
  • The Public Relations Survival Guide is a how-to manual for practicing strategic public relations. The author communicates the whys and hows of public relations to A/E/C firm leaders and managers. The author walks the reader through the steps of conducting market research, creating a message, determining who should receive it, sharing the message effectively with the media and public at large, and conducting follow-up analysis. The author also delves into communicating in a crisis and with the media. Information ranges from the basics, such how to structure a press release or media advisory, to complex strategy issues, such as how to change a firm’s reputation or break into new markets.

    PSMJ Resources, attn: Diane Barnes, 10 Midland Ave., Newton, MA 02458; 800-537-PSMJ; dbarnes@psmj.com; www.psmj.com (website).

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  • Deaerators
  • Low-silhouette, tray-type deaerators, which preheat boiler feed water, are covered in this six-page brochure. The literature includes photos, diagrams, and specifications of the deaerators, which use the company’s low-NPSH pumps. These units feature heights as low as 82 in. for a 145-hp boiler.

    Roth Pump Co., P.O. Box 4330, Rock Island, IL 61204; 888-444-7684 (ROTH) or 309-787-1791; 309-787-5142 (fax); www.rothpump.com (website).

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  • Enclosures
  • A brochure on Con•Pak economy enclosures includes tables to help users decide which products from various manufacturers will fit within these enclosures. Another table provides information on dimensions and approximate shipping weight for each of the five units: ECO-180A, -190A, -200A, -230A, and -240A.

    RDM Products Div., P.O. Box 368, 116 N. Central Dr., O’Fallon, MO 63366; 314-272-4400 or 800-325-0959; 314-272-1405 (fax); www.rdmproducts.net (website).

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  • Duct Liner
  • ToughGard™ R rotary-based duct liner, a short-fiber-based liner, is described in a four-page, full-color brochure that provides details on the product’s tougher, smoother, and more damage-resistant airstream surface, according to the manufacturer. The product is used primarily as an acoustical duct liner. The brochure also includes photos, guide specifications, design considerations, installation guidelines, and a list of the product’s features and benefits. Charts list available sizes, physical properties, thermal and acoustical performance, compliance, and air friction.

    CertainTeed Corp., Insulation Group, P.O. Box 860, Valley Forge, PA 19482; 800-233-8990; www.certainteed.com (website).

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  • Gas Monitoring
  • The company’s “Product Guide 2000” describes various pocket-sized units, as well as single- and multichannel portable and fixed systems for monitoring toxic gases, combustible gases, and oxygen levels. Analyzers and detectors are available for a wide range of applications to monitor more than 200 gases, including CO2, CO, O2, O3, NH3, Cl2, ClO2, HCHO, EtO, HCN, HF, COCl2, NO, NO2, SO2, H2, CH4, hydrides, freons, and hydrocarbons. This revised guide contains several new items, the company says.

    CEA Instruments, Inc., 16 Chestnut St., Emerson, NJ 07630; 201-967-5660; 201-967-8450 (fax); ceainstr@aol.com (e-mail); www.ceainstr.com (website).

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  • Humidifiers
  • This full-color brochure provides an updated, detailed look at SP Series desiccant humidifiers. It describes the operating principle, per-formance benefits, engineering data, and design features of the humidifiers. New features of the units, new controls for setup and operation, solution bypass filters for decreased main-tenance, and a durable, compact design, are illustrated. Applications and customer support information are also included.

    Kathabar Inc., P.O. Box 791, New Brunswick, NJ 08903; 800-524-1370 or 732-356-6000; 732-356-0643 (fax); sales@kathabar.com (e-mail); www.kathabar.com (website).

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  • Electrodes, Fluxes
  • The “Consumable Military and Agency Qualifications Guide” allows users to learn which of the manufacturer’s consumables are military qualified and which agency approvals each one has received. Agency approvals noted include the American Bureau of Shipping (A.B.S.) and the Coast Guard, Lloyds Register, Det Norske Veritas, and Nippon Kaiji Kyokai. This piece of literature helps decrease the room for error while increasing productivity, as less time is required to find an appropriate consumable, states the company. The first portion of the guide denotes more than 65 military-qualified stick, MIG, and submerged arc electrodes and fluxes. The next section provides detailed information on agency approval, including approved positions and grades for each electrode or flux.

    Lincoln Electric, c/o Ultimate Lead Systems, Inc., P.O. Box 739, Berea, OH 44017.

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    Publication date: 12/18/2000