Archives :: Story Extras :: PDF

Displaying 21 - 40 of 1635 stories.
May 1, 2014
Plate-and-frame heat exchangers, or plate heat exchangers (PHEs), are a type of compact heat exchanger. PHEs have been widely used in the food industries, mainly because they easily meet health and sanitation requirements due to their simple disassembly for cleaning. They have recently become more common in the chemical process industries (CPI) for certain applications and operational conditions...
http://www.chemengonline.com/extras/pdf/Unlocking-the-Secrets-of-Plate-and-Frame-Heat-Exchangers_11732.html
May 1, 2014
Batra McMillian McCairns Martin Boyle Udit Batra becomes president and CEO of EMD Millipore (Boston, Mass.), the Life Science Div. of Merck KGaA and a supplier of solutions for biopharmaceutical research, development and manufacturing.   Antwan McMillian is named manager of testing and services, for Greene’s Energy Group LLC (Houston), a provider of integrated testing...
http://www.chemengonline.com/extras/pdf/Udit-Batra-becomes-president-and-CEO-of-EMD-Millipore-_11735.html
May 1, 2014
Existing chemical process industries (CPI) facilities possess years, if not decades, of legacy engineering information. The data exist in a myriad of formats and are typically siloed across multiple systems and locations. In cases where the engineering data are either lost or damaged, undocumented, or limited to the institutional knowledge of the local operations team, control documents related to piping...
http://www.chemengonline.com/extras/pdf/Three-Insights-for-Managing-Legacy-Data_11738.html
April 1, 2014
The piping and instrumentation diagram (P&ID) is often considered to be the gold standard for the proper design, operation and maintenance of plants in the chemical process industries (CPI), including chemical, oil-and-gas facilities, mining operations, food-processing plants, and water- and wastewater-treatment plants. The P&ID provides important information for manufacturing and installing...
http://www.chemengonline.com/extras/pdf/Principles-of-P-and-ID-Development_11592.html
April 1, 2014
NORTH AMERICA IW Best Plants 2014. Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Assn. (MESA) International (Chandler, Ariz.) and Industry Week. Phone: 216-931-9512; Web: iwbestplants.com Milwaukee, Wisc. May 5–7 Battcon 2014 — International Stationary Battery Conference and Trade Show. Albercorp/Battcon (Pompano Beach, Fla.). Phone: 800-851-4632; Web: battcon.com Boca Raton, Fla. May 5–7 PTXi...
http://www.chemengonline.com/extras/pdf/Calendar-May-October_11606.html
April 1, 2014
Ill Travers Wang Buscher Thuerig Bühler Aeroglide (Cary, N.C.), a manufacturer of engineered thermal-process systems, names Hans-Jörg Ill president and CEO. Detlev Rose becomes chief sales officer at Beumer Group GmbH & Co. KG (Beckum, Germany) a manufacturer of packaging, sorting, loading and conveying systems. CRP Industries (Cranbury, N.J.), a maker of high-pressure...
http://www.chemengonline.com/extras/pdf/Hans-Jorg-Ill-becomes-president-and-CEO-of-Buhler-Aeroglide-_11624.html
April 1, 2014
The International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference and Exhibition is taking place May 6–8 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. Featuring a large expo hall and a variety of technical sessions, as well as some hands-on demonstrations at the show’s Tech Theater, this year’s event expects to attract thousands of industry professionals. The conference program...
http://www.chemengonline.com/extras/pdf/Powder-and-Bulk-Solids-Show-Preview_11628.html
April 1, 2014
Pressure variations resulting from the oscillatory flow patterns found in positive-displacement machinery, especially reciprocating compressors, are referred to as “pulsations.” Found in both liquid- and gas-handling systems, pulsations are a common phenomenon in the chemical processing industries (CPI). Operational problems associated with pulsations include resonance conditions, high...
http://www.chemengonline.com/extras/pdf/Protecting-Against-Compressor-Pulsations_11629.html
March 1, 2014
Polymers like polyethylene, polypropylene, polyvinyl chloride and polyester have become ubiquitous in manufacturing. The properties of polymer-based materials that make them so desirable — they are generally cheap to produce and boast high chemical and thermal stability — also make them abundant, disposable and, in many cases, non-degradable. As landfill space decreases, and with some European...
http://www.chemengonline.com/extras/pdf/Advanced-Polymer-Recycling_11503.html
March 1, 2014
  Corrosion 2014, the 69th annual meeting of the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) is taking place March 9–13 in San Antonio, Tex. More than 6,000 attendees are expected to gather in the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center for lectures, forums, presentations and an expo hall featuring over 380 exhibitors. The following is a preview of some of the products and services that will...
http://www.chemengonline.com/extras/pdf/Corrosion-2014-Show-Preview_11521.html
March 1, 2014
The pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries will congregate March 18–20 in New York at the Jacob Javits Convention Center for Interphex 2014. The conference and exhibtion will showcase products and services from over 650 exhibitors. The following is a small selection of these exhibitors’ offerings at the show. Watson-Marlow Pumps Group Aseptic filling solutions for a variety of...
http://www.chemengonline.com/extras/pdf/Interphex-2014-Show-Preview_11533.html
March 1, 2014
Dilute-phase pneumatic conveying systems must be operated in a certain sequence and have sufficient instrumentation and operating controls to assure reliable operation and prevent problems. This article discusses two subjects that are important for successful dilute-phase conveying. Discussed below are design guidelines for instrumentation and controls that can prevent operating problems, such as pipeline...
http://www.chemengonline.com/extras/pdf/Dilute-phase-Pneumatic-Conveying-Instrumentation-and-Conveying-Velocity_11537.html
March 1, 2014
The chemical process industries (CPI) are, by their very nature, global in scope. While chemical process operators share many common aspects (in terms of the use of chemical engineering unit operations), the location of their operation brings about different requirements when it comes to managing gaseous and particulate pollutants, because different countries have different regulations with regard to air...
http://www.chemengonline.com/extras/pdf/Global-Air-Pollution-Regulations-Variation-is-the-Norm_11540.html
March 1, 2014
Plant Watch SNC-Lavalin wins contract for sulfuric-acid project in Saudi Arabia February 7, 2014 — SNC-Lavalin Inc. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada; www.snclavalin.com), in consortium with Sinopec Engineering Group, has signed a contract with Ma’aden in Saudi Arabia to provide engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and startup services for a three-line sulfuric acid plant. The total...
http://www.chemengonline.com/extras/pdf/BASF-to-manufacture-chelating-agent-at-new-plant-in-Alabama-and-more-business-news_11545.html
March 1, 2014
Festge Kerin Schuster DiBiano Self Novasep (Pompey, France), a supplier to the life sciences industry, welcomes Thierry Van Nieuwenhove as president of the company’s synthesis business unit.   Robert Kumpf becomes CTO of specialty chemicals producer Elevance Renewable Sciences (Woodridge, Ill.).   Chicago Pneumatic (Rock Hill, S.C.) names Jean-Christophe (JC) Lecocq senior vice...
http://www.chemengonline.com/extras/pdf/MARCH-Whos-Who-Mark-Self-becomes-CEO-of-Philadelphia-Mixing-Solutions-_11546.html
February 1, 2014
NORTH AMERICA Corrosion 2014. National Assn. of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International (Houston). Phone: 281-228-6200; Web: nace.org San Antonio, Tex. March 9–13   247th Annual ACS National Meeting. American Chemical Soc. (ACS; Washington, D.C.). Phone: 202-872-4600; Web: acs.org Dallas, Tex. March 16–20   Interphex 2014. Reed Exhibitions (Norwalk, Conn.). Phone: 203-840-5603; Web...
http://www.chemengonline.com/extras/pdf/Calendar-March-May-2014_11404.html
February 1, 2014
Compressible gas flow with significant variation in density along pipes is commonplace in the chemical processing industries (CPI). In designing these pipes for compressible flow, it is important to calculate the pressure loss or maximum gas-handling capacity for safety and economic reasons. Due to the complexity of the equations for compressible flow, which often require time-consuming iterations, current...
http://www.chemengonline.com/extras/pdf/Compressible-Fluid-Flow-Calculation-Methods_11438.html
February 1, 2014
Would you like to make a quick mental calculation to determine approximate flowrate, velocity, or pipe and duct sizes for many common situations? This article presents two methods for estimating flow characteristics without the aid of charts, tables, calculators or software programs. One method applies to liquid flow in pipes, and the other to air flow in ducts. The techniques are intended to be simple...
http://www.chemengonline.com/extras/pdf/Quick-Pipe-and-Duct-Flow-Calculations_11439.html
February 1, 2014
Batz Schaefer Selby Said Brandmeier Brad Batz becomes president of Fike Corp. (Blue Springs, Mo.), a leader in fire, explosion and over-pressurization solutions. Bernd-Josef Schaefer becomes managing director of flowmeter maker Endress+Hauser Flowtec AG (Reinach, Switzerland). Rod Selby becomes director of Asia Pacific business development for Intelligrated (Cincinnati...
http://www.chemengonline.com/extras/pdf/Brad-Batz-becomes-president-of-Fike-Corporation-_11444.html
February 1, 2014
Plant Watch Arkema to double production capacity for organic peroxides in China January 9, 2014 — Arkema (Colombes, France; www.arkema.com) has announced the construction of a new organic peroxide plant on its Changshu site in China. This investment will double the site’s production capacity. The new Changshu plant is due to start up in early 2016. Foster Wheeler awarded PMC contract for...
http://www.chemengonline.com/extras/pdf/Honeywell-to-expand-refrigerant-production-in-Louisiana-and-more-business-news_11445.html
Pages: « Previous  1 [2] 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Next »

Get more from ChemEngOnline.com
Get email updates in your inbox

 

Subscribe to:
Chemical Engineering Magazine

Chemical Engineering Magazine and Archives

Plant Cost Index

Join us on... Twitter LinkedIn

LinkedIn Groups

Our LinkedIn group is now over 28,000 members strong!

  1. Join other CPI professionals from all over the globe and share best practices, expertise, concerns and more.
  2. Provide feedback to Chemical Engineering Editors


Current members represent Worley Parsons, DuPont, SABIC, Fluor, Air Products, LyondellBasell, Nalco, Dow Chemical, Dow Corning, BASF, Jacobs Engineering, ExxonMobil, Shell, Chevron and more.

Join Now



We also offer the following subgroup for more targeted discussions:

Tools
Search the Buyers' Guide

Plant Cost Index

Facts at Your Fingertips (archive)

Ask the Experts

Back Issues
X
To access this area, please log in or create an account.
Username:
Password:
Forgot your password?
Request it now.
Processing...
Live chat by BoldChat