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Breakers Key To Process Integrity

June 29, 2009 5:13 am | Comments

Consider a trip a call to action as it signifies an issue with your electrical distribution system.

INEOS Selects SIL3 Over SIL2

May 21, 2009 5:15 am | Comments

Only requiring SIL2 compliance for phenol and acetone production, this company opts instead for SIL3 via HIMA’s HiQuad H41q/H51q processors.

Combating Animal Rights Extremists

May 20, 2009 12:30 pm | Comments

If you are processing meat, milk or eggs, the goal of these groups is to shut down your facility.


Biological Warfare

May 20, 2009 11:26 am | Comments

The battle for efficient ethanol production has moved to the microbe level.

Crossing Out Batch Contamination

April 23, 2009 11:55 am | Comments

Combining peristaltic aseptic filling with single-use production can aid in the fight against contamination.

Pulling Ahead Of The Pack

April 23, 2009 11:42 am | Comments

FP International stays one step ahead of competitors by being the first to not only green its production processes, but also its end products.

Not So Risky Business

April 23, 2009 11:21 am | Comments

Yaskawa identifies the technical support mechanisms that need to be in place to minimize operational risk and enhance equipment performance.

Purifying Ethylene With More Precision

April 23, 2009 10:49 am | Comments

Tunable diode laser-based analyzers can eliminate costly inaccurate acetylene measurement problems in ethylene production.


Simulation Steels Praise By Optimizing Casting Process

April 3, 2009 4:18 am | Comments

By Christian Deville-Cavellin, Ugitech SA Every industrial process aims to optimize speed. For French stainless steel manufacturer Ugitech SA, that goal translates into running its continuous casting machines at the highest possible speed while maintaining its standard of quality.


Ironing Out Savings In Iron Ore Cleaning

April 2, 2009 5:30 am | Comments

It has never been more important for companies to save on costs than today. Melting iron ore in a furnace, for example, requires high levels of energy, so every kilowatt saved can be significant.

Reducing Capital Project Costs

March 24, 2009 9:44 am | Comments

Wireless field communications


The Big Deal About Very Small

March 24, 2009 9:44 am | Comments

Nanoscale particle size-reduction equipment

Ultrasound Cracks Down To Up Value

March 24, 2009 9:44 am | Comments

Sonocracking ultrasonic oil desulfurization equipment

Ramping Up Rapid Reconstruction

March 24, 2009 9:44 am | Comments

Alon USA's Big Spring Refinery suffered an explosion that completely shut it down; the first order of business was simple?respond, restart and rebuild.

More In Control Of Your Plant By Honing In On Hydraulic Systems

February 23, 2009 6:42 am | Comments

Hydraulic systems play a critical role in press operation, enabling the transfer and concentration of enormous force to press metal into desirable shapes in very hostile environments.  However, conventional hydraulic systems can be highly inefficient, and lack the precise control necessary to achieve the highest levels of quality and productivity.



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