Raising maintenance standards to extend uptime and avoid maintenance crises By Ed Sullivan Ed Sullivan is a technical writer based in Hermosa Beach, CA. He can be reached at email@example.com‘Chronic leaks and blowouts of heat exchanger gaskets, for example, can bring an entire process down.
How to protect concrete and steel with the proper coating Mike Kramer is the owner and president of International Coatings Inc., 2925 Lucy Lane, Franklin Park, IL 60131.
New approach to automation is compact and easy to use Michael Rogen is vice president of electronics at Maxon Precision Motors Inc., 838 Mitten Rd.
Recent advances have improved and expanded applications in process industries ‘Conductivity measurement is ideal for a broad range of applications throughout all process industries.’By J. Kevin Quackenbush click the image to enlarge J.
March 12-17: Pittcon, conference on analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL, 412-825-3220, www.pittcon.org March 20-23: National Manufacturing Week, four industry shows and conference program, Donald E.
How and Why Butterfly Valves Are Used Applications include air, gas, steam and liquid By Kevin PetersonSalina Vortex Corp. ‘They are an excellent, economical positive shut-off valve for handling materials that are easily displaced by the valve disc as it closes.
The LPS (Liquid Process Sizer) provides a complete solution for continuous measurement in liquid streams, while the Malvern Insitec D is a fully integrated on-line particle size measurement solution designed for use in environments where there is the potential for dust explosions.
The GCX single mechanical cartridge seal is designed for ANSI and DIN pump services, where the pumps and seals are required to operate in multiple chemical environments without chemical compatibility change-outs.
Integrated solutions for production, validation and packaging will be highlighted by the five Bosch Companies.
Touted as a greater invention than sliced bread in national headlines and scientific journals, nanotechnology is an emerging science featuring nanomaterials engineered particles developed by working at the molecular level to create substances that are 80,000 times smaller than a human hair.
Imbalance is a common problem with all industrial fans, including those in chemical processing applications.
New research designed to build scientific understanding of fruit genes could revolutionize the way foods, cosmetics and perfumes are created.
A new generation of Biotech and Pharmaceutical Vessels feature ‘Micro-Mixing’ technology, which designed to provide a solution for aseptic mixing of low volumes of product.
The Split Frame Unloader allows discharging of bulk bags and rigid totes from mezzanines and other low headroom areas. The unit allows the upper frame to be forklifted onto the plant floor, loaded with a bulk bag, and then forklifted back onto the subframe within several inches of the ceiling.
The Dual Container Dumper is designed to accept and discharge one or two containers loaded with a pallet jack at floor level. Custom hoppers include a manually adjustable slide gate for precise control of product discharge and a variable speed feeder control to adjust feed rates.