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  • Lean on Reliability

    Reliability excellence is the foundation of Lean manufacturing.

    Darrin Wikoff, CMRP
    11/26/2008
  • Equipment & Services: July

    Chemical Processing's Equipment & Services feature provides a variety of production equipment, supplier services and parts.

    07/03/2008
  • Equipment & Services: June

    Chemical Processing's Equipment & Services feature provides a variety of production equipment, supplier services and parts.

    06/04/2008
  • Don't err with Air Compressors

    Understand what's involved in getting a suitable supply of compressed air

    by David M. McCulloh, Mac Consulting Services
    04/10/2008
  • Equipment & Services: March

    Chemical Processing's Equipment & Services feature provides a variety of production equipment, supplier services and parts.

    03/11/2008
  • Distillation is bubbling up

    High capacity utilization is prompting significant efforts to optimize column performance

    Seán Ottewell
    03/10/2008
  • Ethanol plant boosts output and saves energy

    Implementation of advanced process control for distillation and dehydration steps allowed a Wisconsin plant to meet competing goals.

    Jacob Duke, Badger State Ethanol, and Lina Rueda, Pavilion Technologies
    10/16/2007
  • Need a tower internal specialist?

    For over 35 years, the Sulzer Chemtech Field Services group has been a successful tower internals specialty company, performing tray and packing installation, tower maintenance and plant turnaround projects.

    09/17/2007
  • No more turnaround headaches

    After the purchase of Enhanced Separation Technologies, Sulzer Chemtech USA now offers a more complete line of equipment and services for column repairs, maintenance and turnarounds.

    Sulzer Chemtech USA
    09/14/2007
  • Distillation, Part 5: Multiple Products

    In Part 5 of this series on distillation control and optimization, we find that adding a side-stream component to your process gives an additional degree of freedom, but makes it even more essential to not mismatch the variables.

    08/28/2007
  • Don’t get zapped by spark testing

    Understand the intricacies of checking for defects in a liner, advises Dirk Willard, contributing editor, in this month's Field Notes column.

    Dirk Willard, contributing editor
    08/28/2007
  • Equipment & Services: June

    Chemical Processing's Equipment & Services feature provides a variety of production equipment, supplier services and parts.

    06/07/2007
  • Gamma scanning seeks an inside edge

    Many companies decide not to build up certain capabilities in-house mainly because they don’t have sufficient regular demand for them. Gamma scanning of distillation columns is a case in point, but on-site scanning specialists may be the wave of the future.

    Mike Spear, editor at large
    05/08/2007
  • Properly deliver compressed gases

    From large petrochemical units to tiny pharmaceutical pilot plants, day-to-day operations depend upon providing compressed gases in a controlled, safe and environmentally conscious manner. Correct gas handling also can improve process efficiency.

    Larry Gallagher, CONCOA
    05/08/2007
  • Cut column energy consumption

    With increasing energy prices and public sensitivity to energy consumption, many plants are paying more attention to optimizing distillation. Simple and low-risk operational changes often can provide substantial savings.

    Andrew Sloley, VECO U.S.A.
    05/08/2007
  • Equipment & Services: April

    Chemical Processing's Equipment & Services feature provides a variety of production equipment, supplier services and parts.

    04/13/2007
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