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Harper Designs Advanced Thermal System

Belgium: Battery Materials for Prayon

Harper Designs Advanced Thermal System

11/03/2016 - Harper International has been awarded a contract for a high volume Rotary furnace system by Prayon, headquartered in Belgium. read...

GE Acquires HRSG Business of Doosan

USA: Expansion of Combined Power Plant Solutions

GE Acquires HRSG Business of Doosan

08/22/2016 - GE Power, a division of GE, has completed the acquisition of the Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) business of Doosan Engineering & Construction for $ 250 million. read...

How to Keep Heat Transfer Systems Safe and Efficient

Heat Transfer/Safety

How to Keep Heat Transfer Systems Safe and Efficient

05/24/2016 - The pharma industry has come a long way since Alexander Fleming famously discovered penicillin. The current global pharmaceuticals market is estimated to be worth $300 billion a year and is growing rapidly. Pharmaceutical manufacturing is not only big business, but also pivotal in keeping the population healthy. Here are the best practices for keeping heat transfer systems running efficiently in pharmaceutical manufacturing. read...

More Resistant Ball Valve

Refrigeration Systems

More Resistant Ball Valve

06/21/2016 - Hantemp Controls has expanded its line of ball valves designed to withstand the corrosive and harsh environments of today’s refrigeration systems. read...

Harper to Supply Pusher Furnace Line to Kepco Nuclear Fuel

Thermal Processing

Harper to Supply Pusher Furnace Line to Kepco Nuclear Fuel

02/08/2016 - Harper International, world leader in thermal processing solutions for advanced materials, was recently awarded a contract for a Pusher furnace line with Kepco Nuclear Fuel (KNF). read...

Articles

Vacuum Pumps Help to Achieve Robust and Efficient Heat Treatment

Vacuum Pumps

Vacuum Pumps Help to Achieve Robust and Efficient Heat Treatment

09/24/2015 - How intelligent modular vacuum pump systems minimize downtime and save costs – Innovations in vacuum technology deliver an important contribution to productivity in heat treatment, furnace construction as well as secondary metallurgy. Modern vacuum systems fulfill a number of requirements in order to save energy during the production of high quality steel and to reliably guarantee the required vacuum level. read...

NEWS

Alfa Laval Supplies Gas Boiler Equipment for Slovakian Petrochemical Site

Gas Boilers

Alfa Laval Supplies Gas Boiler Equipment for Slovakian Petrochemical Site

Alfa Laval will provide various pieces of equipment worth € 5.5 million to a new petrochemical plant in Slovakia. The order includes various gas boilers. read...

Alfa Laval Wins Ten Million Euros Heat Exchangers Order in China

Heat Transfer

Alfa Laval Wins Ten Million Euros Heat Exchangers Order in China

Heat transfer specialist Alfa Laval will provide heat exchangers for a million-euros district heating plant project in China. The Swedish company will provide technology for a heat transfer network supplying nearly one million households. read...

Major Heat-Transfer-Fluid Plant Expansion Nears Completion

Heat-Transfer Fluids

Major Heat-Transfer-Fluid Plant Expansion Nears Completion

A major plant expansion by Eastman Chemical Co. that will double the European production capacity for its Therminol-branded heat-transfer fluids is approaching completion in Newport, Wales, United Kingdom. read...

Engineering and Construction in Theory and Practice

What Really Happens on the Water Side of Finned Pack Heat Exchangers?

Heat Exchangers

What Really Happens on the Water Side of Finned Pack Heat Exchangers?

08/19/2014 - Finned pack heat exchangers — coils — find wide application in air handling units (AHU) and ventilation systems. Engineers often approach the rating of finned pack heat exchangers from one side only, whether that is the fluid side or the air side. As a result, a number of myths and suppositions endure in the industry, leading to errors and misunderstandings. This article deals with water heating and cooling coils, and focuses on the properties of the water or brine (glycol). read...

NEW Engineering Projects and Developments

A Polymer Reactor Designed for Solvent-Free Operation

Process intensification

A Polymer Reactor Designed for Solvent-Free Operation

06/15/2015 - The Kneader Reactor from List offers a pathway to process intensification in both living- and free-radical polymerization. Process intensification is an approach to process and plant design that can minimize costs, increase flexibility and deliver higher yields. read...