Over the past several years, the number of documented cases of Community-acquired Methicilin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) in otherwise healthy people has been steadily on the rise. Many of these infections have occurred among the following groups:

  • Athletes who share equipment
  • Those sharing personal items, such as razors and towels
  • Children in day care facilities

Symptoms of CA-MRSA can include the following:

  • Cellulitis
  • Endocarditis
  • Toxic shock syndrome
  • Pneumonia
  • Blood poisoning
  • Organ failure
  • Death

Due to the increase in outbreaks, Continue reading “Guarding Against MRSA”

Electro-Steam Generator Corporation, an industry leading manufacturer of electric, dry steam generators for a wide range of commercial and industrial applications, has announced availability of its comprehensive line of LB Series Steam Generators for the coatings industry.

Iron phosphating prevents the spread of undercoat corrosion, and the LB Series steam units are specifically designed for pre-cleaning and iron phosphating (conversion coating) of metal surfaces prior to powder coating or paint. The LB Series is available in nine models and the size of parts to be cleaned and the volume of production will determine the applicable model.
Continue reading “Electro-Steam LB Series Steam Generators Specifically Designed for Pre-Cleaning & Iron Phosphating Metal Surfaces Prior to Powder Coating or Paint Applications”