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Fluidized bed drying and cooling for temperature-sensitive polymers and plastics

olymers from suspension polymerization processes are mainly temperature-sensitive. Thus, it is important to choose the right drying technology to achieve the requested product quality in an efficient process. Learn more about the fluidized bed drying technology in this short article. ...


Looking for ways to step up your petrochemical and polymer production?

As in every application in the chemicals industry, there is no room for compromise when it comes to petrochemical and polymer production. Not just in terms of safety and product purity, but also when it comes to non-stop performance. This is why we at ANDRITZ are determined to constantly work on our product portfolio and ...


Ammonium chloride production: Meeting increasing environmental requirements with the right drying technology

By drying in a closed-loop system, the fluid bed dryer presents a breaking new ground in ammonium chloride drying and cooling One special application is the drying of ammonium chloride generated with Hou’s process, showcased in this short article. ...


Avoid production losses and reduce maintenance costs with corrosion resistant vacuum drum filters

Read more about how a design change has made the vacuum drum filter resistant to corrosion in applications like producing titaniumdioxyd (TiO2) in sulfuric acid (H2SO4) processes, helping to significantly lower production losses and reduce maintenance costs. ...


Make your chemical centrifuge ready for the future

Availability and reliability of your equipment is key to cost-effectively keep producing the purest end product. Filter centrifuges like the peeler centrifuge are a proven gadget for dewatering and drying. And with the new Metris addIQ control systems, they made a step forward towards industry 4.0. ...


Securing the availability of chemical processes through a long-term partnership

One of the new services offered for the chemical industry are the so-called service level agreements. As keeping your business profitable can be more than a full-time job, especially in difficult situations or industries as challenging as chemicals, ANDRITZ offers you the opportunity to take advantage of our 150 years of OEM experience gained from an installed base of more than 55,000 machines. ...


Minimizing particle breakage and mother liquor residue in technical salts production

A Whitepaper providing an insight into the process steps for processing technical salts, more specifically into the benefits and difficulties when using pusher centrifuges for the production of these salts. It also showcases the development of pusher centrifuges over the last decade (2013 to 2020), and how the latest innovations minimize such risks as particle breakage and mother liquor residue. ...


Metering gas in biogas plants

— APPLICATION NOTE Metering gas in renewable energy plants with Swirl flowmeter FSS430, FSS450 Design Description For a direct energy metering the design has to consist of a methane analyzer to measure the volumetric methane content of the gas and a flow meter installed in the line to the engines to measure volumetric flow rate in standard volume units, ...


ABB in Chemical Industry

FACTSHEET — ABB in Chemical Industry Enhancing productivity and energy efficiency of oil refineries, terminals, downstream and chemical complexes We have more than 50 years of experience in delivery of complex projects within Chemicals industry. Overall offerings - Electrical - Automation & control - Instrumentation and analyzers - Telecommunication systems Our integrated automation and electrical solutions combining engineering, consulting, products and services permits to reduce ...


The Big 6 level measurement technologies: Where to use them and why

WHITE PAPER — The Big 6 level measurement technologies: Where to use them and why Anyone who’s ever worn a tool belt knows that sometimes you have to use a tool for something it’s not designed to do. If you don’t happen to have a hammer, a heavy wrench will work in a pinch. But of course, the ...


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