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Teijin Expands Capacity for Aramid Production in the Netherlands

The Netherlands: Para-Aramid Products

Teijin Expands Capacity for Aramid Production in the Netherlands

07/17/2017 - Teijin Aramid is going to expand its aramid production capacity for its Twaron super fiber and will invest in new spinning technology at the facility in Emmen, the Netherlands. The start-up of the new facility is scheduled for the first quarter of 2019. read...

Lanxess Expands Production of Alternative Flame Retardant

USA: Flame Retardant Production

Lanxess Expands Production of Alternative Flame Retardant

05/22/2017 - Specialty chemicals group Lanxess has announced the successful completion of a project which increases the capacity of its Emerald Innovation 3000 flame retardant production unit from 10,000 to 14,000 mt per year. read...

What Impact Will Brexit Have on Standards and Compliance for Hazardous Area Industries?

UK: Brexit

What Impact Will Brexit Have on Standards and Compliance for Hazardous Area Industries?

05/22/2017 - Tim Marks represents the Aemt as a member of BSI, IEC, and IECEx standards committees for Explosive Atmospheres and Rotating Electrical Equipment. He looks at some of the issues facing the Hazardous Area industry now that the UK Parliament has agreed to Brexit. read...

Overpressure Protection System Compared: PSV or HIPPS?

Safety/Overpressure Protection

Overpressure Protection System Compared: PSV or HIPPS?

06/26/2017 - Protecting process systems from overpressure scenarios — Protecting valuable equipment and piping from overpressure is usually achieved by pressure safety valves. Yet, sometimes, these measures face limitations due to facilities constraints and other factors. High Integrity Pressure Protection Systems offer an alternative approach. read...

Flow Data, Live On-Air

Flow Transmitters

Flow Data, Live On-Air

06/23/2017 - A common development of AW-Lake and Signal Fire takes flow data measurement into the wireless era - all while providing Intrinsically Safe transmission: Integrating AW-Lake’s TRG turbine or JV-CG or JV-KG positive displacement flow meter with a Signal Fire Sentinel radio node, the new wireless flow meter works in a mesh network to send data via Modbus to a Gateway where it is transferred to a PC, PLC or other control system. read...

Articles

How New Intrinsically Safe I/O Modules Redefine the Range of Application for Automation

I/O System

How New Intrinsically Safe I/O Modules Redefine the Range of Application for Automation

06/12/2017 - With its 750 XTR Series of products since 2014, Wago offers a solution that broadens the range of use for machines and systems with regard to environmental conditions and external interference factors, while providing the highest degree of flexibility. Now, Wago has defined a new dimension of use with the latest development for the 750 XTR Series. read...

NEWS

Metso's Emergency Shutdown Valves Safeguard Petrochemical Processes

Oman: Valves and Controls

Metso's Emergency Shutdown Valves Safeguard Petrochemical Processes

Metso announced that it will supply 400 Neles emergency shutdown (ESD) valves for an ethylene cracker as part of the new Liwa Plastics Industrial Complex (LPIC) Project in Sohar, Oman. read...

Akzo Nobel Develops Drone Technology for Remote Inspection

The Netherlands: Marine Safety

Akzo Nobel Develops Drone Technology for Remote Inspection

Akzo Nobel, oil and gas tanker operator Barrier Group and Drone Ops cooperate in the development of a drone capable of remotely inspecting enclosed spaces and ballast water tanks. read...

Anti Surge Valves for China’s Largest LNG Tanker

China: Arca Supplies Valves

Anti Surge Valves for China’s Largest LNG Tanker

Arca Regler provided the compressor anti-surge valves for the re-liquefaction system on the largest LNG tanker. read...