May 2017 Issue
Vocal support from industry and profession groups is essential
Carefully consider how best to remove deposits from equipment
EPA regulation aims to minimize mercury use
You may get valuable insights for successfully scaling up a process
Changes in the standard for quality management systems offer important benefits
Understand the critical differences between the two essential evaluations
One development promises to cut microbial fouling of heat exchangers
Consider potential hazards before entering a cooling tower for inspection
New research offers some guidance when fuel composition varies.
Photocatalytic route converts lignocellulose at ambient conditions
A Washington State University research team have developed a nickel-based catalyst that weakens the methane molecule’s hydrogen-carbon bond, allowing it to break at much lower temperatures.
Wireless sensors, both stationary and on drones, enhance capabilities
Refinery also significantly reduces capital cost for recovering mixed xylenes
Address a variety of issues that may afflict a troubled unit
Check for ten problems that often impair performance
Shipments and the CAB rose but capacity utilization slipped.
We asked readers: How often does your site postpone scheduled or necessary maintenance to avoid production disruptions?