Process Solutions from Wet Chemistry to Near-Infrared Spectroscopy - Ensure Product Quality & Prevent Downtime
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Many testing applications across a variety of industries nowadays need constant monitoring. However, bringing samples back to the lab for analysis can be time-consuming and inefficient. At-line, online or inline solutions for time-sensitive analyses prevent costly downtime and enable simultaneous monitoring of several process parameters in real time. A wide range of techniques from wet chemistry to near-infrared spectroscopy are suitable for your process environment!
- Precise, real-time reaction monitoring & achieving consistent product quality
- Automated & customized at-line, online or inline process analysis for specific testing requirements
- Non-destructive and fast measurement with NIR technology - low maintenance & low cost-of-ownership
- Online applications using NIR in the polymer industry
- Marathon Petroleum Company's experience with online NIR analysis for blend optimization
- Anyone interested in online, at-line and inline process analysis
Timothy O. Deschaines, Ph.D.
Applikon Group, Metrohm USA
Tim is the product manager for the Applikon group at Metrohm USA, based in Riverview, FL. As product manager Tim supports the marketing and application activities for the Applikon process analyzers in North America. Before joining Metrohm, Tim worked at the Morgridge Institute for Research in Madison, WI where he was responsible for chemistry projects related to the production of medical isotopes. Previous to that he was a Senior Product Specialist for Raman instruments at Thermo Fisher Scientific.
Lucy J. Thurston
Marathon Petroleum Company
Lucy J. Thurston is a product quality chemist for Marathon Petroleum Company at their Galveston Bay Refinery located in Texas City, TX. She previously worked at their Refining Analytical and Development (RAD) facility which helps support Marathon Petroleum by providing analytical testing, data interpretation, technical expertise, and process optimization.
Prior to joining Marathon Petroleum in 2008, Lucy was an adjunct professor at Rhodes College in Memphis, TN, and a graduate assistant at The University of Memphis. Her graduate work emphasis was in portable instrumentation for the on-line detection of drinking water disinfectants.
Lucy completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, MO, in 2003. She then received her Masters and Doctorate degrees in Analytical Chemistry from The University of Memphis in 2008.
John Martin is the NIR Product Specialist for Metrohm NIRS. He has more than 18 years experience in the field. This includes hardware, software and applications.
He is the current champion for process analytics with more than 100 successful on-site NIR installations.
Application experience includes pharmaceutical, chemical, polymer, petrochemical, and pulp & paper.
Chemical Engineering magazine
Scott Jenkins has been an editor at Chemical Engineering since 2009. Prior to joining CE, Scott worked in various capacities as a science journalist and communications specialist, reporting and writing on a variety of sectors, including chemical processing, biotechnology, pharmaceutical manufacturing and research policy. He also has industry experience as a quality assurance chemist and research experience as a synthetic organic chemist. Scott holds a bachelor's degree from Colgate University, and a master's degree in chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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