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The 2019 Kirkpatrick Award: Nominations are now open As chemical engineers, many of us work on developing new… COVER STORY An Investigation of Premature Flooding in a Distillation Column Surprising observations regarding flooding in the upper fractionation trays of… IN THE NEWS NEWSFRONTS Power-to-X: Batteries Not Required As renewable energy becomes increasingly available (and less expensive), Europeans… The Balanced Burner Modern combustion technologies help processors safely meet emissions standards, while… CHEMENTATOR
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Transforming plastic waste into useful aerogels Plastic-bottle waste is toxic and non-biodegradable, and has become a… Simpler, more selective scandium recovery Rare-earth elements (REEs), such as scandium, are in high demand,… Nano-engineered cellulose prevents scaling Efforts to find more environmentally friendly anti-scalant approaches have yielded… Chementator Briefs Renewable jet fuel At the end of last October, euglena… Recovering rare-earth elements from coal byproducts A team from the University of Kentucky (Lexington, Ky.; www.uky.edu)… A catalyst that mimics enzymes A research team from the University of New South Wales… A more efficient way to convert CO2 into chemicals via MER Microbial electrochemical reduction (MER) of CO2 into value-added chemicals is… Making jet fuel from wood Last month, construction began on a demonstration facility that integrates… A methane fuel cell that operates at lower temperatures Existing methane fuel cells typically require high (750–800°C) temperatures to… BUSINESS NEWS Business News - January 2019 Plant Watch Neste moves forward with expansion of renewable products… TECHNICAL & PRACTICAL Cost Engineering: Equipment Purchase Costs A methodology and examples for estimating equipment costs are presented… FEATURE REPORT Commercializing Process Technologies New technologies can provide competitive advantages compared to established processes,… FACTS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS Facts at your Fingertips: Pressure Measurement for Real Gases The ideal gas law ( PV = nRT), relating molar… TECHNOLOGY PROFILE Technology Profile: HDPE Production via Slurry-Loop Process This column is based on “HDPE Production via Slurry Loop… ENGINEERING PRACTICE Accelerating Six Sigma Research with the Definitive Screening Design (DSD) Technique DSD is a new design-of-experiments (DOE) technique that is expected… EQUIPMENT & SERVICES FOCUS Focus on Handling Powders and Bulk Solids Vibrator-mounting system requires no welding or bolting This versatile mounting… NEW PRODUCTS
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This new digital float switch uses transistors instead of reeds Said to be the first instrument of its kind, this… FTIR spectrometer features newly engineered optical system The Nicolet iS20 FTIR spectrometer is an upgrade over the… This AODD pump has multiple mounting orientations This company has extended its line of specialty air-operated double-diaphragm… A new generation of valve positioners At Valve World Expo (Düsseldorf, Germany; November 27–29), this company… Slash the total cost of ownership with this new aseptic valve Reducing the total cost of ownership is paramount for manufacturers… Fast, simple and accurate on-the-go steam-trap testing The SAGE UMT (photo) is a wireless, hand-held steam-trap-testing solution… A new control system for smart control of separators The new Metris addIQ (photo) is a state-of-the-art digital control…
ARC’s 17th India Forum: Driving Digital Transformation in Industry and Cities
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