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What Is the IMDG?

What is the IMDG
Shipping companies across the world rely on international shipping maritime standards. In order to have uniformity in these standards, the United Nations formed the International Maritime Organization (IMO). This organization creates and updates various maritime shipping regulations to promote safer maritime shipping practices. One of the primary regulations is the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code. [...]
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What is a Genset?

What is a Reefer Genset
For situations that require powered engines in remote locations and during inland transport, a genset offers the solution. Several industries use gensets for fulfilling their remote power and transport power needs, including the shipping sector. Gensets are vital components of refrigerated reefer containers to maintain safe temperatures for long land/truck voyages. Understanding [...]
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What Is the Meaning of ATEX?

What is the Meaning of Atex
When your business involves military ordinance, chemical goods or oil and gas products and derivatives, safety must come first. In operations where explosive atmospheres could develop, it’s essential to have equipment that can function safely even under extremely hazardous conditions. Fortunately, a few different national and international standards exist to regulate the [...]
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What Is the Cold Chain Process?

Most of us are familiar with the term “supply chain.” Cold chain transportation is a variation of the standard supply chain, which moves products from production to the eventual user. It concerns the movement of chilled products at a temperature between 2° and 8°C ⁠— or 36° to 46°F ⁠— or at even lower temperatures ranging down to -70°C or -85°F. Cold chain transport [...]
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Adhesives in the Aerospace Industry

Adhesives in the Aerospace Industry
Adhesives and sealants are found everywhere, with various strengths according to their applications. Adhesives in the aerospace industry are typically more volatile than normal products. This makes it imperative to understand the proper methods for storing and transporting adhesives and sealants used for aerospace applications. Table of Contents What Are Adhesives and Sealants? Are Adhesives and [...]
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