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Article archive for May, 2014

  • May 28th, 2014

    The Industrial Antacid

    Tweet Biting remarks. Mordant wit. These can be a bit hard to take on a regular basis from a family member or coworker. Caustic remarks are especially frustrating when they come from an overwrought stranger. But there are times when your acerbic office mate or critical Aunt Bertha would come in handy, if you could [...]

  • May 23rd, 2014

    Stop! Grease Police!

    Tweet You call the police when a crime’s been committed, and while a spill mishap isn’t exactly a police emergency, the way most businesses handle spill clean up is a crime: employees crawling around with ineffective paper towels, trying to mop up grease or catch it in drip pans. What a mess! Sound the sirens! [...]

  • May 19th, 2014

    Economy Woes? Try Economy Kits!

    Tweet Worrying about the economy seems to be a national pastime, only not as enjoyable as baseball. Will our business turn a profit this year? Will I be able to afford to hire more staff? What’s going to happen with fossil fuel and our efforts to create a more sustainable planet? The concerns can start [...]

  • May 15th, 2014

    Drain Protection? That’s So Tacky!

    Tweet We know tacky can be, well, tacky. But there are times when tacky is fantastic, such as when you need to protect a drain from storm runoff. DrainProtector II is doubly tacky — sticky on both sides — so it forms a tight seal over the drain to keep liquids out. And while the [...]

  • May 12th, 2014

    Track and Field: Preventing the Uh-Oh

    Tweet It’s spring, and that means outdoor sports. Track and field events are popular among schoolchildren and adults alike. And when people come in off the field, they often track in all kinds of mud and grass. Of course, one kind of “track” is a bit dirtier than the others: the racetrack. Oils spills, transmission [...]

  • May 6th, 2014

    Oil Think About It Tomorrow

    Tweet OK, that’s not exactly the famous last line Scarlett O’Hara utters in Gone With the Wind, but it’s apt for the way many people think: out of sight, out of mind. Unfortunately, oil spills don’t disappear on their own, so they’re unlikely to be gone simply because the wind is blowing; it’s more likely [...]