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February 1, 2012
Level measurement and control in process vessels can be one of the most challenging applications in which to obtain consistently safe and reliable results. Part of this difficulty may be due to the fact that the sizing of the vessel and selection and installation of the level instruments are frequently performed by different people at different times, rather than evaluated holistically as a system. Level...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/liquid_gas_and_air_handling/tanks_and_vessels/Vessel-Sizing-and-Level-Instrumentation_8947.html
February 1, 2012
Mixing and melting kettles from this company are rated for full vacuum and for temperatures of 250˚F. The 185-gal, hemispherical vessels are jacketed for 15-psi steam. A submerged steam calandria is also...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/liquid_gas_and_air_handling/tanks_and_vessels/These-mixing-and-melting-kettles-are-rated-for-full-vacuum_8989.html
February 1, 2012
This company’s new generation of check valves features a hydrodynamically optimized valve cone, which minimizes the pressure loss while increasing flow by 25% compared to the previous generation. It is practically impossible for the valve cone to jam anymore since...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/liquid_gas_and_air_handling/valves/Longterm-stability-ensured-with-this-new-check-valve_8965.html
February 1, 2012
The Neles Finetrol rotary control valve can achieve certification approval for ISO 15848-1 class BH fugitive emissions in the most demanding endurance class CH-3 (100,000 mechanical cycles). The new design reduces health...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/liquid_gas_and_air_handling/valves/Fugitive-emissions-are-minimized-with-this-control-valve_8980.html
February 1, 2012
The Bio aseptic transfer valve is said to set new standards for the safe and clean transfer of sensitive product from process to process. The Bio overcomes issues with traditional methods of transfer where there is a brief time period prior to docking the device...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/liquid_gas_and_air_handling/valves/Safely-transfer-potent-materials-with-this-transfer-valve_8990.html
January 1, 2012
      Lubricants in rotating machines reduce friction and wear, dissipate heat, protect surfaces, keep out foreign contaminants and remove wear particles. Commonly used liquid lubricants fall into two main categories: mineral (petroleum-based) oils and synthetic oils. Mineral oils are produced by refining crude petroleum. They usually contain trace amounts of some unwanted substances. By...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/liquid_gas_and_air_handling/compressors/Lubricating-Rotating-Machinery_8840.html
January 1, 2012
The EB 291 C and EB 421 C turn-key rotary blowers are supplied connection-ready with integrated mains power supply equipment and monitoring. With drive powers from 18 to 75 kW, they cover...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/liquid_gas_and_air_handling/compressors/Blowers-that-are-supplied-ready-for-operation_8857.html
January 1, 2012
The SC950 wireless vacuum pump system combines fast and precise vacuum regulation with a flowrate of up to 50 L/min, with the benefit of total remote control. A wireless...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/liquid_gas_and_air_handling/pumps/This-laboratory-vacuum-pump-is-controlled-wirelessly_8854.html
January 1, 2012
Pressure relief valves and rupture disks are critical safety devices for protecting personnel and processing equipment from overpressurization situations. Presented here are several engineering practices that can help to identify and address common problems with the pressure relief systems of chemical process industries (CPI) facilities. Common causes of overpressurization Overpressure situations can have...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/liquid_gas_and_air_handling/tanks_and_vessels/Avoiding-Pressure-Relief-Problems_8842.html
January 1, 2012
Consisting of an integrated automation unit and actuator, Unique Control (photo) is a new way to control and operate a valve. Quick and easy to install, it eliminates the need for separate automation units. Unique...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/liquid_gas_and_air_handling/valves/A-new-valve-actuator-with-control-built-in_8849.html
January 1, 2012
The Robolux multiport valve integrates two independently operated valves beneath a single membrane. This patented design saves volume and dead space, and therefore makes it possible to design more compact layouts, even for complex...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/liquid_gas_and_air_handling/valves/Two-independent-valves-that-share-the-same-membrane_8865.html
January 1, 2012
Expanding demand for the use of fiber optics (FO) as a field data-transfer solution has led to this company’s introduction of a single-mode FO interface (photo) capable of supporting automation solutions with a...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/liquid_gas_and_air_handling/valves/A-single-mode-FO-interface-extends-the-range-to-15-km_8868.html
December 1, 2011
The patented Earthing Bridge is now complimented with a new model — the Universal Earthing Bridge. The new version replaces...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/liquid_gas_and_air_handling/piping_and_tubing/Ground-this-piping-system-without-wires_8751.html
December 1, 2011
Sil-X-Shin silicone elastomers are specifically engineered for extruded tubing for healthcare, beverage and architectural glazing applications. The elastomers are available in a wide range...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/liquid_gas_and_air_handling/piping_and_tubing/Elastomers-specifically-designed-for-extruded-tubing_8765.html
December 1, 2011
The RealShear line of sensors represent the first commercially available system for measuring wall shear stress in applications such as industrial mixing, extrusion and pipelines, according to this company. The inline sensors provide continuous, realtime data measurement rates of up to...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/liquid_gas_and_air_handling/piping_and_tubing/Measure-wall-shear-directly-with-these-sensors_8768.html
December 1, 2011
A new non-metallic mobile pump and tank cart is designed to transfer wastewater and caustic or acidic chemicals with no corrosion. All fluid-contact surfaces of the tank, base plate and secondary containment chamber are...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/liquid_gas_and_air_handling/pumps/Transfer-harsh-chemicals-with-this-mobile-pump_8724.html
December 1, 2011
Available from this company, the HNP 11558 micro annular gear pump features the toughest, most chemically resistant materials for its key components, as well as magnetic coupling for...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/liquid_gas_and_air_handling/pumps/Chemically-resistant-pump-for-small-precise-fluid-handling_8766.html
December 1, 2011
This company has expanded its iXH family of harsh-process dry pumps with the introduction of the iXH500H Series. This new series of 500-m3/h pumps has been optimized for flat-panel, solar and advanced semiconductor processes that require high gas flows and...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/liquid_gas_and_air_handling/pumps/Temperature-related-problems-are-avoided-with-this-dry-pump_8776.html
December 1, 2011
Protecting process systems from overpressurization is a critical task in the chemical process industries (CPI), and rupture disks and safety relief valves are routinely used for this purpose. In certain situations, using rupture disks in combination with safety relief valves offers advantages that can increase safety and lower costs. The advantages include a significant lengthening of the service life of...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/liquid_gas_and_air_handling/tanks_and_vessels/Using-Rupture-Disks-with-Pressure-Relief-Valves_8748.html
December 1, 2011
The interior surfaces of your storage tanks are constantly at risk. You undoubtedly walk past a tank and do not give thought to what is happening on the inside, but that is because you trust the interior coating to protect not only the storage vessel, but also the product being stored from corrosion that might occur on the tank. Without a doubt, corrosion is the principal enemy of a storage vessel. It...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/liquid_gas_and_air_handling/tanks_and_vessels/Preventing-Tank-Corrosion_8756.html
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