LEWA Herbert Ott GmbH + Co Kg have reportedly installed the world's "two biggest high-pressure process diaphragm pumps" at a natural gas facility in Hammerfest, Norway. The pumps, weighing around 63 tons each, are used for the re-injection of CO2 into the natural gas field. Each pump delivers 29,000 GPH liquid CO2 against a pressure of 3,120 psig. They also liquefy and pump the CO2 back into the sub-sea field. For more information visit www.lewa.com.
There is currently much discussion around the term "platform," which may be preceded by the adjectives "mobile," "wearable," "medical," "healthcare," etc. However, regardless of the platform being discussed, they usually have one key aspect in common: They tend to be wireless. So, why is this one aspect so fairly universal? The answer is convenience.
Everyone has a MEMS story. For most of us it’s probably the airbag that saved our lives or the life of a loved one. Perhaps it’s the tire pressure sensor that alerted us about deflation before we were stranded alone on a dark muddy road.
Bioimimicry is not merely a helpful design tool -- it also encourages designers to think not only about how to solve design problems by imitating nature, but how to make the products, materials, and systems they design more ecologically sound and nature-friendly.
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