Tackle tough separations
There are a plethora of devices in the marketplace that are designed to improve separation and thus improve product efficiency. Learn how to determine which one is ideal for each particular process application.
Mixing moves osmosis technology forward
U.S. soldiers get drinking water via the first forward-osmosis membrane, which is made possible by high-shear mixing. The process is spontaneous and requires no moving parts or special expertise.
Achieve total productive maintenance
In order to achieve all the benefits of a total productive maintenance program, you have to start with autonomous maintenance and a CMMS. This can lead to maximum equipment effectiveness through the elimination of defects, downtime, slowdown, and so on.
Are you up to snuff with S84 and OSHA?
Check your safety systems liability at the door. Choosing to ignore S84 standards could put your company on a collision course with OSHA and consequently open you up to criminal liability.
Fine tuning the multivariable way
CONTROL Contributing Editor Wayne Labs takes a look at multivariable pressure transmitters that provide critical process information and meet regulatory specifications.
Expert Advice Maximizes Optimizer Value
A combination closed-loop optimizer and G2 expert system allowed a largy chemical company to save more than a million dollars in reduced overall energy demand.
Models Take off
Process simulation historically has taken place within proprietary modeling environments. However, the ability of simulators to more accurately handle demanding tasks continues to evolve.
Double up to contain leaks
Chemical companies are faced with numerous decisions about how to address a variety of major environmental and safety issues. Many are finding a simple solution in dual-wall piping systems.
The environment and the next four years
What does Bush’;s reelection mean? Expect more of the same policies, but also some new faces at EPA. The wildcards are the role of third-party activists and the identification of priorities.
Safety pros put "SIS" in systems
While large chemical companies have engaged in rigorous safety analysis for years, the benefits of safety instrumented systems technology are becoming better known to smaller manufacturers.