Amin Almasi

rotating equipment consultant
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AMIN ALMASI is a mechanical consultant based in Sydney, Australia. He specializes in mechanical equipment and offers his insight on a variety of topics including pumps, condition monitoring, reliability, as well as powder and fluid handling and water treatment.

Smooth Delivery and Commissioning of Plant Equipment: Post-Order Essentials

July 3, 2024
Once the purchase order is signed, crucial steps remain to ensure on-time delivery and proper installation of new machinery.

Spring Equipment Buying Tips for Chemical Plant Operators (Part 1 of 2)

May 9, 2024
It’s a season of renewal, and for many process operations that means upgrading equipment.

Strengthening Piping System Resilience: Navigating Nozzle Loads and Shell Flexibility

April 1, 2024
Navigating challenges from thermal movements to cold operating scenarios for cost-effective and reliable systems.

Key Elements of Operational Flexibility in Chemical Plants

Jan. 26, 2024
Reconfigurability, adaptability and production flexibility become exceptionally valuable during disruptive events.

Stress Busters: How to Avoid Fatigue-Related Failure in Chemical Processing Equipment

Nov. 15, 2023
What engineers and operators should know about stress concentrations, crack developments, fatigue and buckling

The Dynamics of Pneumatic Conveyors in Chemical Processing: Flow, Control and Reliability

Sept. 6, 2023
An overview of the different types of pneumatic conveyors, how they work and application-specific considerations.

Bulking Up: Wear-Resistant Materials for Powder, Solids Handling Equipment

Aug. 11, 2023
How high-strength materials can reduce downtime and improve the performance of bulk material, slurry handling and other critical chemical processing systems

Optimizing Heat Exchangers in Chemical Processing: Shell-and-Tube vs. Plate Types

July 26, 2023
A look at how to match configurations to applications, needs and operating environment

Powder Handling: Silos, Hoppers and Bins, Oh My

Jan. 24, 2023
9 critical design tips are essential to ensure reliability and safety

Prevent Plant Layout Problems

Aug. 3, 2022
Always consider issues such as maintenance access and pipe rack design

Don’t Err With Instrument Air Systems

May 23, 2022
Compressors and air dryers are among the elements demanding careful attention

Understand The Basics Of Piping Stress Analysis

May 7, 2022
Such an evaluation plays a key part in preventing potential failures

Solids Handling: Better Understand Belt Conveyors

Jan. 31, 2022
Belt behavior is one of a number of critical factors that affect performance

Consider Printed Circuit Heat Exchangers

Oct. 25, 2021
These units’ small channels offer high efficiency in clean services

Solids Handling: Consider Chain Conveyors

Sept. 7, 2021
Such devices offer advantages for moving solids over short distances

Explosion Prevention: Get A Flair For Flares

May 4, 2021
This important safety system is more complicated than often assumed

Understand Industrial Wastewater Treatment

April 13, 2018
A variety of techniques play roles in removing contamination

Environmental Protection: Deftly Deal with Dust

Oct. 9, 2017
Minimize generation and consider either collection or suppression

Powder Handling: Size Up Size Reduction

Aug. 14, 2017
Understand the operation and appropriate application of mills and pulverizers

Select the Right Sealless Pump

March 31, 2017
Understand the advantages and limitations of the two main options

Make Success With Centrifugal Blowers a Breeze

Feb. 1, 2017
Consider a variety of factors to achieve efficient and reliable operation.

Properly Protect Against Overpressure

Nov. 15, 2016
Understand the appropriate use of different pressure relief devices.

Processing Equipment: Take Advantage of Liquid-Ring Compressors

Sept. 26, 2016
These compact devices boast several benefits and suit numerous small services

Processing Equipment: Consider Gas Engines

July 6, 2016
These versatile and reliable drivers suit a variety of applications.