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Unlock the Energy Potential of Your Plant

By exploring strategies for process integration, such as waste-heat recovery and combined heat and power generation, plants can significantly improve their energy efficiency and reduce utility costs In a chemical processing plant, utility costs typically account for about 10 to…

Recently Published Books for the CPI: January 2021

The following is a list of recently published books of potential interest for CPI professionals   Digital Transformation for the Process Industries: A Roadmap. By Osvaldo Bascur and PJ O‚ÄôRourke, CRC Press, 2021, 320 pages, $130.00. Data Science in Chemistry:…

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Design of Bulk-Solids Moving-Bed Heat Exchangers

Presented here are equations governing heat transfer in a moving-bed heat exchanger, along with a numerical method for solving them Moving-bed heat exchangers (MBHE) represent an efficient method for heating or cooling bulk-solid materials compared to other technologies, such as…

Top five technologies for drying in chemical applications

ANDRITZ Separation has been serving industries ranging from petrochemicals and soda ash to agrochemicals for more than a century. What all these chemical applications have in common is the importance of highly efficient thermal separation with either continuous or discontinuous…

Facts at your Fingertips: Heat-Transfer-System Maintenance During Slow Periods

Periods of reduced heat-transfer-fluid (HTF) system operation offer opportunities for mechanical integrity engineers to perform necessary maintenance. Here are suggestions for using the downtime for maintenance tasks. Safety These activities support ongoing safety of the HTF unit. Leak repairs. Repair…

Analyzing Your Fluid