Islanders top Penguins in OT to extend point streak to 15 games, tying franchise record

The Islanders tied a franchise record on Tuesday by topping the Penguins 5-4 in overtime, extending their point streak to 15 games, matching the mark set by the team in 1982. The Islanders fell into an early hole, as Bryan Rust lit the lamp about midway through the first quarter. Five minutes later, Brandon Tanev notched his fourth goal of the season, putting the penguins up 2-0 at the end of the first period. In the second, though, the Islanders fought back. Early in the period, Anthony Beauvillier scored his seventh goal of the season to get the Islanders on the board, and less than three minutes later, Brock Nelson’s fifth goal of the season tied the game at 2-2. Later in the second, Tanev struck again for the Penguins, putting Pittsburgh back ahead as the game moved into the third period. Early in the third, Mathew Barzal was called for a tripping penalty, and with the Islanders on the penalty kill, Jake Guentzel connected for a power play goal, his tenth tally of the season, to extend the Pittsburgh lead to 4-2. Just when it seemed like the streak was coming to an end, Josh Bailey scored with under five minutes to go to make it a one-goal game. Then, in the final two...

Rubber gate seals for industrial water filtration systems

Disinfection with ultraviolet light (UV) is a widely recognized and proven method for treating industrial wastewater in industries like food and beverage, microelectronics and oil and gas. When microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses and protozoa are exposed to UV light, the UV energy destroys their genetic material. This process, known as thymine dimerization, eliminates the pathogens’ ability to reproduce and cause infection.  Disinfection is not the same as sterilization, but exposure to UV light is effective against E.coli, Crytosporidiym, Giardia and other types of pathogens. For disinfecting water, UV light in the UV-C or shortwave UV band is used. This band or category of UV light is a form of electromagnetic energy that is invisible to the human eye and has a lower wavelength than sunlight. UV light for water treatment is also used in total organic carbon (TOC) reduction and the destruction of chlorines, chloramines and ozone.  UV disinfection is a physical rather than a chemical process, so it will not alter the water’s chemistry or add color, odor or taste. It is environmentally friendly, has a small footprint and offers low operational and maintenance costs. When des...