Nov 23, 2023
Showing flare in the transformation to clean hydrogen
Nov 13, 2023
Regular pump system maintenance is essential to prevent significant cost and reputational issues. Thomas Marks, general manager at the Association for Electrical and Mechanical Trades (AEMT) looks at several issues that poor pump maintenance can lead to and outlines some of the key steps that can be taken to minimise the chance of them emerging. Failing to adequately... [Read More]

Oct 31, 2023
Drain valves comprise up to 20% of all valves in a typical processing plant. However, cleaning them is costly, difficult and time-consuming due to long cleaning cycles and the risk of pressure shocks. The new Alfa Laval ThinkTop pulse seat clean addresses all these issues, quickly and effectively making drain valves spotless while delivering savings of up to 95% in CIP... [Read More]

Oct 25, 2023
The City of Gresham, Oregon, US, is a suburb directly east of Portland,with over 100,000 residents and about 250 miles of water mains. The city recently embarked on the largest street reconstruction programme in Gresham’s history to rebuild deteriorated residential streets. With numerous water mains approaching the end of their design life, the city also implemented... [Read More]

Oct 16, 2023
Thermal flowmeters are riding the surge of gas flow measurement in both renewable and traditional natural gas applications. According to a new study from Flow Research, The World Market for Thermal Flowmeters, 3rd Edition it found that the worldwide thermal flowmeter market totalled $190 million (€171 million) last year and was projected to increase at a compound annual... [Read More]

Oct 11, 2023
Siemens Smart Infrastructure and Shell Global Solutions International have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on developing low-carbon and highly efficient energy solutions that support the energy transition. The agreement will focus on projects that produce green hydrogen for industrial applications at Shell and its customers, as well as enhancing... [Read More]

Sep 25, 2023
Established South Korea in January 2011, INEM Co. began developing elastomer components for nuclear power plants and the company began to be recognised for its innovative technology. Now the company produces and supplies a variety of rubber material-based products such as O-rings, gaskets, sealing parts and diaphragms to be used in power plants, chemical plants, heavy... [Read More]

Sep 15, 2023
Sustainability is increasingly becoming a crucial requirement for operators and end-users as regulations have become more demanding and stricter. To operate in a more sustainable and environmentally friendly way, operators are reviewing all their equipment. One vital piece of equipment that can go a long way towards positively contributing to improved sustainability... [Read More]

Sep 5, 2023
Gastech opens in Singapore on September 5 and Flowserve will be one of the many companies exhibiting there. Here is their take on the urgent need to decarbonise the chemical industry. As the planet gets warmer, companies, nations and jurisdictions are establishing ambitious goals to remove carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases to minimise the impact of climate... [Read More]

Sep 1, 2023
Thames Water in the UK owns and operates Basingstoke Sewage Treatment Works. This regional sludge treatment centre processes sludge from various locations in either liquid or cake form. The Basingstoke Sludge Treatment Centre (STC) houses advanced facilities, including thermal hydrolysis and anaerobic digestion plants, capable of processing 53tDS/day of sludge from... [Read More]

Aug 15, 2023
Freudenberg Sealing Technologies has developed a proprietary family of compounds called Simriz®, which are perfluoroelastomers designed to provide excellent sealing performance. These compounds offer thermal stability and protection against various chemical elements. Simriz® combines the chemical stability of PTFE with the elasticity of rubber, making it suitable... [Read More]

Aug 8, 2023
An influential report reveals how the north-west could build on world leading plans for local low carbon hydrogen production and use by also pioneering low carbon energy imports through ramping up Britain’s use of ammonia. The report, Role of ammonia in the North West hydrogen economy by the North West Hydrogen Alliance (NWHA), outlines how using ammonia as a hydrogen... [Read More]

Jul 14, 2023
There is an urgent need to decarbonise the chemical industry. As the planet gets warmer, companies, nations and jurisdictions are establishing ambitious goals to remove carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases to minimise the impact of climate change. That is a major commitment to protect people and the environment at a time when demands for basic chemicals, plastics... [Read More]

Jul 4, 2023
Celeros Flow Technology has helped a major steel products manufacturer to rectify downtime issues caused by frequent filter change-outs at its production facility. Using its unique on-site Gas Filtration Test Skid, Celeros Flow Technology was able to conduct detailed analysis of the solid and liquid contaminants in the gas stream without interruption to normal operations.... [Read More]

Jul 3, 2023
Companies in the process industries sector — from wastewater treatment providers to metal or pulp and paper plants — face an extremely challenging operating climate this year and beyond. Around the world, authorities are tightening environmental regulations, which govern chemical usage and disposal in process and wastewater treatment. Energy consumption is also... [Read More]

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