How Automation Saved the Day for an Indian Refinery

Refinery Automation

How Automation Saved the Day for an Indian Refinery

After 20 years, the Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals plant, set up 1993, was ripe for an upgrade. Phase III of the site developed was designed around process enhancements and cost efficiency measures that should help the aging plant to kick into the next gear. The technolgy that brought about the change was automation. read...

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EXPLOSION PROTECTION, SAFETY & SECURITY

Top Tipps on How to Avoid Dust Explosions

Dust Explosions

Top Tipps on How to Avoid Dust Explosions

08/25/2014 - A large amount of asset damage and several unplanned process shutdowns can be avoided through control of dust. Most of the organic fine dusts ignite at a temperature below 500OC. Common high-risk zones include filters, silos and cyclones. read...

Automation & Instrumentation

Seven Reasons to Switch to Vision Sensors

Vision Sensors

Seven Reasons to Switch to Vision Sensors

The food and beverage industry has to be extremely careful about its inspection and monitoring processes. The damage to a product or package may result in severe losses. As a result, it is vital for food processing companies to keep their plants equipped with advanced machinery and solutions. Vision sensors are one such equipment that make inspection and monitoring easy for the operator. read...

PACKAGING & LOGISTICS

Food & Bev Tech Takes Place in Mumbai

Trade Fairs and Exhibitions

Food & Bev Tech Takes Place in Mumbai

08/28/2014 - Food & Bev Tech, an expo organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for food and beverage industry witnessed a huge response from the industry visitors. The show which took place in Mumbai from August 22-24, 2014, experienced participation from wide range of companies such Tata Chemicals, Wekfield Foods and others. read...

Analysis & Lab Equipment

High Concentrated Dispersions and Packed Sediments X-rayed

Dispersion and Stability Analysis

High Concentrated Dispersions and Packed Sediments X-rayed

08/18/2014 - The separation analyser Lumireader X-Ray extends the proprietary near infrared Step-Technology after the inclusion of visible light now to X-radiation to characterize the separation behaviour of high concentrated, opaque suspensions and emulsions for a broad range of particle sizes under original conditions (no dilution required). read...

Engineering & Construction

Pöyry Provides EPCM Services for Kemira Plant in Brazil

Sodium Chlorate in Brazil

Pöyry Provides EPCM Services for Kemira Plant in Brazil

08/26/2014 - Kemira has awarded Pöyry with assignments for EPCM (Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management) services for a sodium chlorate plant in Brazil. The proposed facility will provide feedstock to a nearby pulp mill. read...

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