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Using cold boiler feed water for energy recovery

Feeding membrane deaerated cold boiler feed water to appropriate units will enable waste heat to replace substantial steam duty in a refinery
Steam at different pressure levels is used for many purposes in refineries, including power production (steam turbines), heating, steam tracing, stripping, atomising and deaeration.
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To see if this will fly

Determine the best side-stream filtration system for a central utility plant
Just recently brought on line, a central utility plant at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) replaced the previously existing facility while accommodating the increased utility demand associated with renovations and improvements to the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT).
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Portable vacuum, area tubing often a good answer

Beyond OSHA compliance; removes fugitive grain dust; no more entering confined spaces
When Missy Morrison, plant manager at Star Milling says, “we want to avoid injury at all costs,” it’s a legitimate objective, not a safety slogan.
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Model-predictive control reduces main breaks 21% at EnWin Utilities

Innovative solution mitigates pressure spikes throughout water distribution system
Windsor, Ontario, is blessed with abundant water. The Windsor Utilities Commission (WUC) prides itself on being a good steward of it.
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Monster clean-up follows concerts

Grinder keeps waste flowing at Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Given stunning natural attractions and world-class musical acts, it’s no wonder thousands flock to visit Red Rocks each day. But starting in 2012, the volume of visitors began giving maintenance crews at the wastewater collection facility a compounding and costly headache.
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Air cannons hammer away at cement plant preheater buildup

No quarter given as production area after production area is subjected to withering bombardment
Installing a network of air cannons eliminated build-up problems in the Nebraska plant precalciner of a large American cement maker.
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At EMCO, air diaphragm pumps help optimize warm-, clean-room operations

Clean room a kind of pre-emptive strike, better positions the company as a hygienic manufacturer
It’s said the Wright Brothers, Walt Disney, William Hewlett & David Packard and Jeff Bezos all started developing their ideas in a garage.
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Unique vacuum solution meets grueling production requirements

Transports droplet-shaped-hot-melt adhesives at rates of up to eight tons per hour
Global supplier Jowat Adhesives, with U.S. headquarters in Archdale, North Carolina, ships more than 75,000 tons of adhesives annually. To maintain and increase its business, it continually invents new products to meet customer bonding requirements in the paper and packaging, wood processing, furniture manufacturing, textile and automotive industries.
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Challenges for some, opportunities for others

Endress + Hauser bets on a growing U.S. economy; services growth a response to changing industry demographics
“Information and energy” are why things will be looking pretty darn good the next several years for North American economies, the process industries and IT-based automation and instrumentation markets.
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How we develop hollow-fiber, ultrafiltration membrane technology

Thirteen pilot tests; two plants under construction; indications of consistent permeate quality from variable water sources
Increasing attention is being paid to water-reuse technologies that pertain to the “next level” of difficult-to-treat or highly variable raw-water sources.
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