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Diaphragm metering pump feeds demo electrolyzer

The ecoflow LDC1 M910S (photo) has a hydraulic output of 0.2 kW and was equipped with an Ex motor due to the hydrogen produced during the process. In accordance with the requirements of the application, it conveys water at up…

How to Conduct a Thermal Audit of an Industrial Facility

The efficiency of steam-generating and distribution systems can be improved incrementally, but more substantial gains can be found using pinch analysis for better heat recovery When it comes to improving the energy efficiency of a thermal system, most industrial organizations…

This laboratory cone blender has an intensifier bar

A new 1-ft 3 (28-L) capacity Vee Cone Blender model VB-1-SSIS (photo) is suitable for laboratory and pilot applications. Constructed and finished to sanitary standards, it is equipped with an internal spray line with intensifier bar for rapid dispersion of…

This patented process improves grease handling

Calcium-sulfonate complex greases are widely used in applications in the pulp-and-paper, marine and steel-manufacturing sectors. Within an ever-volatile lithium market, calcium-sulfonate greases are increasingly seen as a reliable alternative to lithium-based greases. However, typical methods for preparing high-performance calcium-sulfonate grease…

Using ambient air to cool a product tank

LC-Series heat exchangers are designed for cooling liquids or high-pressure air with ambient air. Common applications include cooling water used in fracking processes, cooling glycol or water as a cleaner alternative to smaller cooling towers, cooling compressed air and condensing…

Executive Interview: Clariant Catalysts Business Unit

In this exclusive interview, Jens Cuntze, member of Clariant’s Executive Steering Committee, offers his perspective on the goals, challenges and accomplishments of the Business Unit Catalysts, as well as the challenges faced by the chemical process industries Jens Cuntze is…

Facts At Your Fingertips: Hydrogen Production Methods and End-use Markets

Current hydrogen demand is dominated by petroleum refining and fertilizer production, and is supplied largely by fossil-fuel-based steam-methane reforming (SMR). Increasingly, however, demand for hydrogen will come from the energy transition, and will be supplied by a more diverse range…

Which Air-Pollution Control Equipment Is Best for Your Needs?

Selecting the proper air-pollution control equipment for your process means focusing on the removal of specific pollutants while also ensuring that production goals are met Air-pollution control (APC) equipment is used to prevent pollutants from being released into the atmosphere…

Enzyme-treated rock particles are accelerating carbon sequestration

In a first-of-its-kind trial project, a CO2-removal method known as enhanced rock weathering (ERW) is being combined with biotechnology to accelerate atmospheric CO2 sequestration. FabricNano (London, U.K.; www.fabricnano.com) and Veolia (Paris, France; www.veolia.com) have embarked on a partnership wherein enzymes…

Air mixers handle a diverse range of materials

These air mixers (photo) are designed for maximum efficiency and ease of use in diverse mixing applications. Compatible with a range of mixing blades, these air-powered devices are intrinsically safe for handling of volatile and flammable materials when electric mixers…