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.
Succeed at plant debottlenecking
Critical evaluation can enable you to turn up capacity and improve performance. This article presents some ideas to help you evaluate your process to see whether it offers exceptional revamp opportunities.
Storm Clouds Recede
The chemical industry is poised for a rebound in 2004, but "restructuring" remains a watchword
Sites summon specialists
The recent painful downturn and high energy costs are pushing corporate managers in the chemical industry to do whatever they can to improve company margins.
Sidestep side-draw control surprises
The simplest approach to control side-draw distillation columns uses flow control on the side product. This solution, however, is not ideal for all side-draw control situations.
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.
Rev up energy savings
Electric motors in continuous or near-continuous service have high energy costs, even at the relatively low electric rates common in much of the chemical industry. Don't squander savings opportunities when considering motor replacement