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May 12, 2009
For homogenizing viscous fluid, the new SMX plus Static Mixer from Sulzer Chemtech has about half the pressure drop of the company’s standard SMX of the same diameter. As a result, significant cost savings can be achieved by using smaller pumps or through reduced diameters, says Katharina Hänsli, manager chemical industry, mixing and reaction technology, Sulzer Chemtech. Energy costs, for...
May 12, 2009
Ekato is presenting its new impeller, Ekato EPOX-R at Achema 2009. The EPOX-R has streamlined blades to suppress trailing vortices that are a trigger for fast progressing impact wear. In highly erosive suspensions, impellers are subject to high wear rates. Low tip speeds mitigate this negative effect, but cannot avoid it...
May 12, 2009
Yesterday, John Crane unveiled what is believed to be the first integrated wireless technology for remotely measuring the pressure, temperature and level of the barrier fluid in a sealing system. Unlike manual testing, which is time consuming and limited in what it can indicate, says Mike Bowyer, business development director asset management, the 3in1 Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) can detect early...
April 6, 2009
The new FPC 24 self-discharging, vertical-disc stack separator features a large equivalent clarification area, which is realized with a disc-stack geometry that is adapted to the...
April 6, 2009
This firm offers world-scale reactors with large agitators for continuous operation with volumes from 1,000 m3 upwards, and production rates of more than 1 million...
April 6, 2009
With a membrane area of 10 m2 and a 10-kD molecular weight cutoff, this new Flow-Cel module is optimally designed to filter protein-containing liquids with high solids content. The key feature of this cassette system is the ability...
April 6, 2009
The Drum Inverter system allows discharging drums of iodine powder in a closed and controlled way into a reactor. The system uses the patent-pending Pow derflex system in order to avoid any contact with air during the transfer...
April 6, 2009
The Toe-MN Series of heat-transfer pumps feature a radial impeller and magnetic coupling. The pumps handle a flowrate of up to 220 m3/h...
April 6, 2009
Gear pumps have, for many years, offered pulse-free flow for a wide range of pressure and viscosity conditions, but in some cases, even the precision gear pump could not meet the pressure...
April 6, 2009
For 30 years, this firm has been developing and manufacturing hydropneumatic accumulators and pulsation dampers. The company also offers the dampers in a...
April 5, 2009
This firm’s decanters and disc-stack centrifuges assume a key role in the mechanical separation operations in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, including clarification of liquids...
April 5, 2009
For applications exposed to the risk of explosions, this firm has developed a new gas-tight decanter (photo). The decanter will be available in two versions, one for clarifying and another for extraction. As a...
April 5, 2009
The Pressure Drum Filter consists of a fully opening pressure vessel with a fixed bumped boiler end on the drive side and a moveable cylindrical housing on the opposite side. Both parts are locked pressure tight by a snap closure. The...
April 5, 2009
The newest and largest member of the Compabloc family of heat exchangers, the Compabloc 120, will be on display for the first time at this firm’s stand. The Compabloc 120 offers a...
April 5, 2009
The proven KneaderReactor technology combines specialized mechanical and thermal features, and allows polymers, chemicals, fibers and food products to be manufactured without the...
April 5, 2009
The new VB-15 and VB-65 ball valves will be launched at Achema. These valves are said to be safe and reliable, and are...
April 5, 2009
Formed by its parent company, Dover Corp., in 2008, this firm combines the following companies into a cohesive pump organization with a broad array of...
April 5, 2009
Welded plate heat exchangers in plate-and-shell design provide a large heat exchange area in a small space, uniform distribution of pressure- and temperature-related...
April 5, 2009
This firm develops and builds incinerators, based on the natural draft principle, for incinerating hospital, slaughterhouse and other hazardous wastes...
April 4, 2009
The Hydrotwin is a compact vacuum-pump package that guarantees a vacuum level down to 5 mbar (absolute) — previously not achievable by conventional stand-alone liquid-ring...
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