Maintenance & Safety
Mixing, Blending & Size Reduction
Process Control & Automation
Pumps, Motors & Drives
Valves & Actuators
Hydraulic systems and actuators for processing facilities
What you need to know to properly operate and maintain these units
Nov 18th, 2019
Augmented reality and the smart factory
Aug 21st, 2019
Developing a pump spare strategy to reduce asset life cycle costs
Apr 24th, 2019
Asset performance management and how it’s transforming manufacturing
Apr 18th, 2019
Q&A: Avoiding downtime with a systems-level approach
Mar 25th, 2019
How obsolescence management reduces risks to plant production
Nov 26th, 2018
How to use asset management software tools to manage plant resources
Nov 21st, 2018
Why the power industry needs disruptive technology
Nov 14th, 2018
Solve vertical pump motor vibration
Feb 4th, 2017
From the Editor: November 2016
Nov 30th, 2016
Throw an MRP party to boost business
Nov 4th, 2016
Improving efficiency with instrument calibration
Sep 30th, 2016
How materials and design affect the life of a bearing
Selecting the right bearing for the equipment and application is essential to the successful operation of that equipment.
May 18th, 2016
Resolving harmonic problems with power quality analysis
Active harmonic filters (AHF) are power quality devices that monitor a nonlinear load and dynamically provide precisely controlled current, helping prevent distortion in a power network.
Apr 7th, 2016
Secure hardware and software for network challenges
At a basic level three fundamental principles should be considered to ensure the protection and security of an IIoT network: protect the data, secure the communication and enable visibility.
Apr 7th, 2016
8 factors to consider before selecting a transformer
All stakeholders should be involved in this important decision.
Mar 1st, 2016
Rotterdam polymer facility finds safety, reliability in eccentric disc pumps
To ensure production and safety assurance, since 2007 a quartet of C24i Series Eccentric Disc Pumps from Mouvex has handled the process of transferring a blend of monomers and water from the immersion vessels to the reactors.
Dec 1st, 2015
Blowdown analysis delivers accurate results for depressurizing
Recently introduced blowdown software addresses these shortcomings using non-equilibrium models.
J. A. Barber
Dec 1st, 2015
A quick end to inadequate capacity
The North Lauderdale Water Association of Bailey, Mississippi, was challenged to remove iron from its drinking water.
May 1st, 2015
How PLM is relevant to process industries
PLM is an enterprise software application with a footprint that starts with the product concept and proceeds through design to development and full-scale production. It was first widely applied in the automotive industry.
Jan 1st, 2015
Risk-based asset management enhanced through real-time modeling tools
Framework juxtaposes corrosion prediction/quantification model data with real-time process conditions and facilitates accurate, relevant risk assessments
Jul 3rd, 2013
Enterprise manufacturing intelligence software supports processing
The Dow Chemical Co. was an early adopter of a “manufacturing intelligence” solution just introduced for general availability by Portland, Ore.-based Northwest Analytics.
Jun 1st, 2013
Asset management software for wastewater and water processes
Software suppliers have spent the last 20 years modeling — in various codes, arcane and otherwise — the doings of the water and process industries, including for the business enterprise and for operations, engineering and maintenance.
May 1st, 2013
Engineering, procurement & construction concerns for oil & gas
For most process-industry professionals, the upstream oil and gas industry is a horse of a different color.
Apr 4th, 2013
Energy-saving VFD can induce electrical bearing damage in pump motors
Through trial-and-error and much hard work, a Kansas motor repair shop says it has developed a virtually foolproof process for protecting vertical hollow-shaft motors from the electrical bearing damage caused by stray shaft currents.
Feb 1st, 2013