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March 28, 2011
Etanorm SYT is the latest generation of single-stage volute casing pumps, which were developed for applications in modern heat-transfer systems and hot-water...
March 28, 2011
This tube furnace (photo) provides fast cycle times under protective gas and vacuum, making it suitable for heat treatment of powders and for brazing and annealing...
March 28, 2011
A new preheating system (photo) for plastic sheet molding compound (SMC) that uses radio frequency heating technology is now available. This new system is reported to enhance the distribution of reinforcement fibers in the...
March 28, 2011
A new preheating system for plastic sheet molding compound (SMC) that uses radio frequency heating technology is now available. This new system is reported to enhance the distribution of reinforcement fibers in the molding...
March 28, 2011
This firm develops and builds incinerators, based on the natural draft principle, for incinerating hospital, slaughterhouse and other hazardous wastes...
March 28, 2011
The Mikron MikroSHOT (photo) is the latest offering from this firms’ Mikron Infrared thermal imaging product line. The MikroSHOT’s Thermal-on-Visible mode allows for radiometric temperature...
March 28, 2011
The ECOjet burner (photo) offers ultra-low emissions with little or no flue gas recirculation. Ignition is achieved using the self-cleaning, low-maintenance Chentronics’ High Energy Direct Spark Ignitor. The ECOjet’s staged gas...
March 28, 2011
An important component of designing and operating an active-pharmaceutical-ingredient (API) batch plant is the treatment of all the offgas and waste generated from it. Preferred solutions to handle fluctuating gas and waste streams from such systems...
March 28, 2011
The M16 powerfast wiring system (photo) is designed for machine power distribution and motor control. The quick-connect system provides a time- and cost-saving replacement for traditional hardwiring installations and complies with NFPA 79 (National...
March 28, 2011
The Megawatter platform is a commercial implementation of Microbial Fuel Cells (MFC) technology for direct electricity or hydrogen generation on a large scale, while using wastewater as fuel by treating the organic materials...
March 28, 2011
The IndustrialIT cpmPlus Energy Manager software is offered to help users monitor, manage and optimize energy usage for maximum efficiency and cost savings. Energy Manager includes tools for planning and scheduling, energy-balance...
March 28, 2011
Phoenix Contact Surgetrab surge-voltage-protection devices (photo) are for all commonly used standard signals that are installed with connection threads...
March 28, 2011
The XR360 is the latest technology for accelerated exposure testing of complete photovoltaic (PV) modules. The unit integrates recent developments in environmental-chamber and...
March 16, 2011
ABB (Zurich, Switzerland; has agreed to buy a 35% stake in Novatec Solar (formerly Novatec Biosol), an innovative, concentrated-solar-power (CSP) technology company based in Karlsruhe, Germany. The investment includes an option to acquire 100% of Novatec Solar and an agreement to cooperate on future solar-power-plant projects. The companies agreed not to disclose financial details of the...
March 15, 2011
Tantaline (Houston and Waltham, Mass; announced a market-changing heat exchanger product. The product fills a critical need in the hot acid marketplace, giving engineers and manufacturers a higher performing, cost efficient option for highly corrosive applications. Tantaline’s new heat exchanger product is said to be the industry’s first welded plate-and-frame heat exchanger...
December 1, 2010
Management of process plants requires the understanding and application of the fundamental tenets of safe design, construction, and operation of each facility. In that context, many years of practical experience with systems that use very high-temperature organic heat-transfer media has led to much knowledge regarding design features to adopt and those that should not be repeated.  For the media...
November 1, 2010
Although proper water treatment and conditioning for combined-cycle units and standalone steam generators are vitally important for reliability in the chemical process industries (CPI), a well maintained and operated steam generator can also save the facility much money with regard to efficient performance. This article outlines some of the primary thermodynamics behind steam generator heat transfer...
October 1, 2010
ESCO Technologies Boiler-tube expanders with precise torque control A full line of air-powered tube expanders and rolling motors for creating steel-to-steel mechanical seals in boilers, heat exchangers and condensers is available for sale or rent from this company. The Millhog tube expanders and rolling motors (photo) are air-powered and feature precise torque control from 25 to 325 ft-lb. Once the proper...
September 1, 2010
The ever-increasing cost of fuel and relentless push for environmental responsibility are constant factors in the profitability of many chemical process operations, and fluctuations in the prices of natural gas and other fuels can make it hard to predict future energy costs and the impact of such fluctuations on profits. However, the impact of fluctuating fuel costs, and the regulatory uncertainty related...
September 1, 2010
On May 5, 2010 Texas Lehigh Cement (Buda, Tex.; was awarded an Environmental Excellence Award by the state environmental agency Texas Commission for Environmental Quality (TCEQ; Austin; The company won for its alternative fuel project because of its outstanding community partnership process. Judges for the award said they could see potential for...
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