September 2016 Issue
Question the need for cooling and ensure you have the right data
Scientists discover less-costly materials that outperform pricey precious metals.
Several measures provide proper protection of off-line steam generators
The EPA’s Next Generation Compliance initiative uses advances in pollutant monitoring and information technology as well as improved reporting procedures to reduce pollution and increase compliance with environmental regulations.
Ignoring the cost of work-related deaths undermines safety.
Chemical makers gain a tool to keep unmanned aircraft off their sites.
Consider the option for long-lead-time equipment but also its risks.
Recovering thermal energy from flash steam offers energy-saving opportunities
Processors adopt diverse approaches to cut consumption
Near-infrared-based method overcomes limitations of current approaches
New aniline synthesis method relies on photoredox catalysis to form C-N bonds.
Use of byproduct heat can save energy and reduce carbon dioxide emissions
Understand what achieving an effective predictive maintenance program entails
Follow these rules to ensure an effective long-term program.
Improving ion-exchange-system performance may require a variety of steps
Shipments and the CAB rose but capacity utilization slipped. Source: American Chemistry Council.
We asked readers: How often does your site check the condition of its heat-transfer fluids?