September 2011 Issue
Cost and design improvements are spurring increasing use, particularly for handling hazardous fluids.
Second-order instruments can provide improved accuracy and reliability for electrochemical and other sensors.
Agency seeks input on best approach to determine bisphenol A's risk to environment.
External electrical fields promise to speed separation process a thousand-fold.
A demonstration plant with a capacity of 20,000 metric tons of chlorine per year has just gone onstream in Uerdingen, Germany.
Four simple steps present opportunities to reduce energy use.
Some common misconceptions can lead you into trouble.
Pressure transmitter noise can pinpoint process problems.
Get important information from our chemical facility security blog.
Linking automation KPIs to business value identifies priorities for action.
Readers ponder why an old tank failed.
Less accurate and expensive sensors may suffice for non-critical applications.
Many new developments focus on niche applications.
Consider a wide variety of design and other issues.
Treat them as problems that can compromise plant safety.