Topic: Efficiency

ACHEMA 2015: Process development - New challenges demand new processes

Despite their innate conservatism, the chemical, pharmaceutical, oil and gas industries are always looking for new products that are more effective than those they replace, or cheaper, more environment-friendly routes to existing products. Developing a new process can take up to a decade and requires co-ordination between professionals from several different cultures, often spread across ...


Introducing DeltaV™ Distributed Control System Version 13

DeltaV v13 helps users reduce capital cost and risk, improve operations performance, and provide stronger security to protect investments - See more at: http://partners.decisionbriefs.com/emr/?post_type=ai_content&p=238&preview=true#sthash.QbjrkmgC.dpuf ...


ACHEMA Trend report: Fluid Flow Machinery 4.0: a two-way conversation (2/2)

The first part of this report dealt with pumps, increasing demands for energy efficiency and decentralized intelligence. In the second part, learn more about valves and their role in automation as well as new business models for buying compressed air and how to design your system for maximum efficiency. Controls and Valves 4.0: when will systems ...


ACHEMA Trend Report: Fluid Flow Machinery 4.0: a two-way conversation (1/2)

Stricter Ecodesign regulations come into force in 2015 Automation and networking boost productivity Distributed intelligence at the field level provides greater versatility The leading pump manufacturer only has a 9% share of the total worldwide pump market which is estimated to be around 30 billion euros. That shows how fragmented the market is. The same is true for ...


Rubber Compounding and Material Handling

Today’s rubber market is growing, for both the technical rubber and tire markets. Higher demand, changing formulations, environmental quality and safety – all require bulk material conveying systems that can meet those needs and more.  Nol-Tec, with over 30 years of experience in pneumatic conveying, understands the various challenges in handling carbon black, silica, and fillers. ...


ACHEMA 2015: From integrated engineering to integrated operation – Discover the potential of digitalization

The 31st ACHEMA, the leading international tradeshow for the process industry, will be held June 15–19, 2015 in Frankfurt/Main. Visit us at our booth C3 in hall 11.0 under the motto: “From integrated engineering to integrated operation – Discover the potential of digitalization” and find out how digitalization within process industry can increase your competitiveness. ...


How do you manage your plant data across the entire life cycle?

COMOS – Making Data Work. COMOS enables integrated management of plant projects – from engineering and operations to modernization as well as dismantling. COMOS ensures that engineers and operators can access all project-relevant data at all times, across all company levels and in all project phases. View this video to find out more-  https://youtu.be/3_v8gRxrv50?list=PL11D8AC4521D308A4 ...


Mercury Abatement - A Case Study

Introduction As the MATS rule (Mercury and Air Toxics Standards) take effect, electric generating units (EGU’s) nation wide will be required to tighten up their emission standards of mercury. Many of these EGU’s were designed and built many years ago before the notion of mercury abatement was conceived.  That can make implementing a new mercury abatement ...


Industry reduces its thirst for water (2/2)

Recycling – state of the art recycling is a good investment Enery and water management become one  Industrial water management will be one of three focal topics at ACHEMA 2015 on June 18th – 22nd in Frankfurt/M Membrane process: learning from Mother Nature The use of membranes in water treatment technology has been on the increase for many years. ...


Industry reduces its thirst for water (1/2)

Water management conserves resources and cuts cost Efficiency: Water management is also energy management Technology: Effluent-free production (zero liquid discharge) How well does industry manage water resources? The general tendency today is to take a holistic systems approach. More process water is being recirculated and industrial producers are recovering reusable substances and water treatment chemicals. Companies are also ...


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