Volume 5, Issue 5
Published: September 18, 2017
A major energy sector recruiter discusses the changes facing the petrochemicals workforce. Fluid Handling International spoke with Janette Marx, COO at Airswift, a global workforce solutions provider for... [Read more]
How an algae biofuel producer in Portugal beat the erosion and corrosion chemicals cause to impellers.  Among the renewable energy sources available today, generating biofuels from algae is a relative... [Read more]
The implications of Brexit for the regulatory framework in which the UK chemical sector operates should not be underestimated. The UK government intends to repeal the European Communities Act 1972 and... [Read more]
For a manufacturer of membrane materials, producing consistent quality meant finding a pumping solution which worked reliably with a host of different chemicals. Process challenges involve numerous variables.... [Read more]
How smart water technology is driving smarter living. Across the world, more and more of us are living in cities and urban areas. According to the United Nations, 66% of the world’s population will... [Read more]
Since 1928 the US’ Water Environment Federation has been holding an annual meeting to provide a forum for knowledge and technology exchange within the water and wastewater fields. Now, WEF’s... [Read more]
Traditional lift stations use submersible pumps in a wet well. The pumps are activated by float switches when the water reaches a preset level, and then run at full speed to empty the wet well. A primary... [Read more]
It is a fundamental principle that all piping systems require support and some degree of flexibility. Today’s pipe stress engineer must go beyond checking for just allowable pipe stresses, and check... [Read more]
Flame-transmission-proof devices have been used for decades as a key part of plant safety across the globe. With appropriate application they provide protection against combustion and explosion propagation... [Read more]
With the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry representing a high business potential for valve manufacturers, trunnion mounted ball valves (TMBV) are being used extensively for cryogenic service. The performance... [Read more]
Increasing production of heavy oil, extra heavy oil and bitumen is critical to a stable world economy. These crudes generally require special production techniques to overcome their high viscosity. While... [Read more]