Measurement and control of physical properties such as level and flow are the heart of process control. But measurement and control of the molecular composition of a process stream are also of vital importance.
Enhancing safety performance requires diligence and unrelenting effort. The Independent Safety Review Panels recently released report on the safety culture and practices at BPs U.S. refineries where a March 2005 explosion occurred in Texas City, Texas indicates similar failings are likely elsewhere in the industry. Learn what can be done to enhance continuous safety improvement.
Three developments earn Vaaler Awards for their value to the chemical industry. They bested a large number of entries, based on their technological significance, novelty or uniqueness, and breadth of application.
Results of the 2007 Readers Choice Awards are in and have been tabulated to determine the top technology providers in 47 categories, according to our readers. Find out which vendors rate highest with your peers.
To make the most of diagnostic equipment used in chemical processing, technicians must stretch their knowledge of control valves and related diagnostic equipment that keeps tabs on valve health and safety.