Wind energy is one of the most exciting things on the planet and along with solar is one of the most promising technologies which sits on our horizon. For the lay person, however, it’s hard to get the straight wind energy facts.Is it a viable technology? Is its use intended to be supplemental or as … Read more about A New Wind Blows: Is Wind Energy Viable?
Nuclear energy is one of the most controversial topics in the world at current. There’s both risk and reward associated with this powerful source of energy.The real question is whether disasters like Chernobyl and Fukushima should be enough to divert us entirely from the nuclear option when it comes … Read more about The Ins and Outs of Nuclear Energy
Geothermal energy has some serious implications for the future of power generation. As a long-term solution to our world’s energy problems it promises a great solution: clean energy in a renewable fashion, using only the heat of our planet. Quick Navigation Harnessing Geothermal EnergyThe Pros of … Read more about Inner Earth Power: The Pros and Cons of Geothermal Energy
Throughout the world, the kinetic energy of tidal movements beats on the shores. With estimates ranging as high as 1,400TWh of power generation, it seems surprising that no one has yet seen fit to harness the energy of the waves for electrical generation. Quick Navigation How Does Tidal Energy … Read more about Breaking Waves: The Pros and Cons of Tidal Energy
For many people, the only thing that they know about synthetic oil is that it’s a lot more expensive than the regular stuff. There’s a big reason for that, which we’ll get into later, but knowing what you’re using isn’t just wise: it’s pretty much necessary in the modern world. Quick … Read more about What is Synthetic Oil?
Hydraulic oils are incredibly important to the majority of modern industrial machinery. Hydraulics allows for incredible force to be transferred via the “compression” of fluids, transferring incredible amounts of force to other parts of the system. Quick Navigation A Brief Word About HydraulicsAn … Read more about Understanding Hydraulic Oil
There’s a lot of contention in automotive circles about synthetic and conventional oils. While some hold that the older stuff is better, or at least better in older cars, the proponents of synthetic oil are adamant that it’s the good stuff. It’s a rather complex subject, with a lot of different … Read more about Synthetic vs. Conventional Oil-Debate for the Ages
Synthetic oil is often touted as needing less frequent oil changes, and while many modern engines actually recommend using it, those of us with older vehicles are often left mystified as to just how often we need a change. Quick Navigation The Greenhouse Effect in ActionA Problem EmergesThe Oil … Read more about How Often to Change Synthetic Oil
Synthetic oil is something that not many people know about, other than the seemingly overpriced stuff pushed on them by people behind the counter in automotive shops around the world.The question for end consumers seem to be endless. What’s the difference? Is the price increase worth it? Is it … Read more about Everything You Need to Know About Synthetic Oil
Gears make the world go round, but without lubricants they’d exist only in passing. Whether in heavy industrial machinery or in the crankcase of your vehicle, these oils allow gears to slide along smoothly by preventing surface friction from wearing them down. Quick Navigation Where is Gear Oil … Read more about A Quick and Dirty Guide to Gear Oil
Ozone depletion is one of the hot button issues of environmentalism and has caused massive changes in the way we do things over the last fifty years.The biggest problem is that for many people, ozone depletion is something of a buzzword: it makes for a good soundbite although few people actually … Read more about A Hot Button Issue: Discussing the Causes of Ozone Depletion
One of the leading trends in energy production is bioenergy. Unfortunately, many people don’t quite understand what is meant by it or understand the various advantages and disadvantages inherent to the process.While the world is quite reliant on fossil fuels, many places either use or are beginning … Read more about Old Methods, New Techniques: What is Biomass Energy?
While solar and wind tend to get the vast majority of the attention, there are a number of different power sources out there which can be utilized while eschewing fossil fuels. Each of them comes, naturally, with their own advantages and disadvantages making them most suitable for different … Read more about Dam It Up: The Pros and Cons of Hydroelectric Power
Fossil fuels get a bad rap, and in many cases, it’s deserved. They definitely aren’t the worst thing to happen to humanity, however, and their usage has made much of the modern world possible. Quick Navigation The Facts: So What is a Fossil Fuel?The Advantage of Fossil FuelsThe Disadvantages of … Read more about The Truth About Oil: Pros and Cons of Fossil Fuels
Recondoil is going to be at the International Trade Fair for Sewage Technology this year, the major biennial trade show for water, sewage, and raw material waste management. From their relatively humble beginnings, this fair has gone from a small grouping and tight focus to a massive event. Come … Read more about Recondoil Will Be At IFAT 2018
Built from the ground up in order to assist with Ragn-Sells oil recovery operations, Recondoil’s technology has once again proven itself in the field.The industrial plant was constructed using ROCCO Slop technology, which is applicable to large, industrial platforms in a dedicated manner. Quick … Read more about Continued Success With Oil Recovery at Ragn-Sells