Removing water or moisture from a liquid stream is a critical operation in many processes. Liquid stream dryers commonly contain either molecular sieves or adsorbents; during the last 20 years, the use of molecular sieves has become much more common.
Author: Andrew Sloley, contributing editor, and Richard Readshaw, senior staff process engineer for VECO USA Inc.
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.
There are numerous industries that depend on size reduction to improve performance or to meet specifications. This article details size-reduction techniques and equipment that may assist you when handling these materials.
Particle segregation is a common problem in many bulk storage systems and its presence creates serious quality control problems. This exclusive contribution from Diamondback Technology discusses the do's and dont's of particle segregation.
Anywhere compressed air can be eliminated represents an opportunity to reduce system operating expenses. Often, this reduction means fewer compressors must operate to meet the plant's air requirements.
Author: Christopher Schmidt, Mark D'Antonio and Alan MacDougall