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Milling in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Milling active ingredients combines equipment selection, material characterization, and process characterization, with the aim of improving and controlling the properties of the solid crystalline drug substance. These topics are discussed here Milling is a common technique used for the reduction…

Burner Technologies and Concepts: Meeting Emissions-Reduction Goals

To meet bold sustainability targets, new burner technologies and control configurations are being developed to help significantly reduce NOx emissions Many industry-leading businesses have set bold sustainability goals for emissions reduction and energy efficiency driven by factors such as climate…

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Scrolling or Pushing? Choosing the Right Type of Filtration Centrifuge

Understanding the working principles of scrolling and pushing centrifuges can help when deciding which type to use. Feed properties and other factors also play a role When looking for a proven solution for mechanical dewatering, you will most likely come…

Atmospheric Pressure Releases: Which Require Dispersion Modeling?

Dispersion modeling of atmospheric releases from pressure-relief valves and other sources can be time-consuming. Follow this screening process to categorize which installations require detailed modeling and focus effort where it is most consequential The safe design of atmospheric relief/venting systems…

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Vent Away Condensate Pump Frustrations In A Flash

The guidance provided here can help to mitigate problems occurring in pumping systems used for condensate recovery Condensate recovery is crucial to energy reduction and water conservation in a steam-using plant. It reduces effluent discharge and treatment requirements, as well…

Controlling Particle Characteristics with Agglomeration

Solids-handling processes and downstream process steps can benefit greatly from carefully controlled particle characteristics. Presented here is guidance on how agitation agglomeration techniques can achieve desired particle properties Throughout the diverse sectors of the chemical process industries (CPI), the ability…

Refining Powder-Testing Practices

A rigorous and structured approach to determining the potential value of powder testing techniques in solids-handling applications can improve powder characterization and processing Many chemical process industries (CPI) sectors face growing pressure to measure and control powder properties more effectively,…

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Crystallization for Ultra-Pure Chemicals

Optimized crystallization units can help address the challenges posed by product-purity requirements in the battery industry Crystallization is a key purification process that has been used for decades to refine sugar, produce essential pharmaceuticals and recover valuable salts. Producers of…

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Smarter Chemical Recovery in Pulping Facilities

Evaporation and crystallization technologies have the ability to create advantages for pulping facilities by improving operational efficiency and reducing waste, while simultaneously producing high-value product streams The emergence of new products and markets is driving a global renaissance of the…

Selecting Expansion Joints in CPI Applications

In order to maximize longevity and minimize process downtime, it is imperative to understand the factors that determine the proper selection of expansion joints. The following guidelines can help with selection decisions for expansion joints Although sometimes overlooked or treated…