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If asked, can you say how well your pumps perform?

A pump not equipped with the means to measure flow, pressure or power is inherently inefficient
July 1, 2013
Pumps of all sizes are used throughout the process industries to transfer a wide range of fluids. Along with proper pump selection and installation, it’s also important to have the information on hand needed to protect a pump and operate it efficiently.
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Years-long effort radically reduces seal maker delivery time

General manager says waste elimination equals speed; plant proves him good as his word
May 1, 2013
Whether it’s reducing energy use, recycling waste materials or designing more energy-efficient products, “green” manufacturing is on everyone’s minds.
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Genius, social intelligence and loop-powered process instrumentation

Incremental innovation instanced in loop-powered, tri-colored, HMI-compliant digital meter
May 1, 2013
To your mind, what’s more important — what’s more epoch-making, if you will — “individual genius” or “social intelligence?” The answer is that “no man is an island.”
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Work in Wisconsin demonstrates viability of waste-to-energy projects

Many states have programs; use reduces cost and liability
May 1, 2013
High-strength wastes — characterized by elevated levels of organics in wastewater as measured by biological oxygen demand, total suspended solids and oil & grease — are increasingly difficult and costly to manage.
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How computational fluid dynamics is applied to mixer design

Graphic simulations help to make industrial mixing more a science
May 1, 2013
The use of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling software has grown quickly over the last two decades based on the availability of increasing computing power.
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The Top 10 mistakes made when applying ultrasonic level sensors

And how to avoid them to obtain the best possible performance
May 1, 2013
Of all our sensing technologies, ultrasonic is one of the most versatile and yet can be one of the trickiest.
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As production environments evolve, mobile system meets diverse mixing, blending needs

Oil & gas, other industries benefit from ability to mix chemicals at remote job site
April 4, 2013
Over the last decade, the economics of complex manufacturing have expanded to take into account truly global markets and swift-changing demand.
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How to turn eggshell waste into income

Drying system reduces pathogen risk; residue used as fertilizer or animal-feed mineral additive
April 4, 2013
Each year, an estimated 76 billion eggs are consumed in the United States. Prior to final consumption, about 25 billion of those eggs are first processed into egg products. The egg-processing plants must break those eggs before further processing occurs. In doing so, these plants generate an estimated 600,000 tons of eggshell waste per year.
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Thermal desorption technology gains ground as remediation solution

Indirect heating of feed material in oxygen-deficient environment separates organic constituents from waste material
April 1, 2013
Indirect thermal desorption can efficiently remediate soils and waters, and recover otherwise hazardous hydrocarbons — without venting harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into the atmosphere.
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A steel storage tank’s coating is only as good as its application

In factory or field, preparation, application and curing governed by quality control tests
April 1, 2013
The most carefully considered decision made when buying a steel storage tank should be the one that determines the quality of its coating. Other factors — including size, capacity, cost, turnaround time and ease of construction — are impacted by the coating decision.
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