Reliability & Maintenance

To keep plants running smoothly, testing and troubleshooting tools are evolving to improve maintenance workers’ efficiency and productivity. Condition monitoring technologies free up resources and give professionals the information they need about asset health. In addition, as more real-time asset health information becomes available plants can turn to a proactive rather than reactive approach.


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Benefits, Drawbacks of Single-Use Technologies In Biopharmaceuticals

Significant advantages in flexibility, cost-effectiveness and efficiency are attractive to the bioprocessing sector, but there are downsides.
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Use HAZOPs Properly

A hazard and operability study (HAZOP) mostly is a safety design check, not a design development review. Making and finalizing major design choices should occur long before a ...
Amin Almasi
Operational Flexibility and Reconfigurability

Key Elements of Operational Flexibility in Chemical Plants

Reconfigurability, adaptability and production flexibility become exceptionally valuable during disruptive events.
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Pump Reliability Service

Optimizing Pump Reliability in Continuous Operation Plants

Factors to consider for ensuring pump performance and resilience in chemical facilities
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Compressor Room

Choose the Correct Air Compressor

Nov. 9, 2022
When selecting an air compressor, focusing on the energy bill for the current unit and potential savings can lead to a suboptimum choice. Instead, users should keep five key points...