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MAN and ABB Introduce Three-Way Energy-Storage System

Germany: Energy Storage

MAN and ABB Introduce Three-Way Energy-Storage System

06/07/2018 - MAN Diesel & Turbo Schweiz has signed a cooperation agreement with ABB Switzerland for the development, production and commercialization of a three-way energy-storage system. The new Electro-Thermal Energy Storage system (Etes) stores large-scale electricity, heat and cold for distribution to consumers. read...

Bitzer Acquires Parts of Alfa Laval's Greenhouse Business

Italy/Germany: Shell-and-Tube Heat Exchangers

Bitzer Acquires Parts of Alfa Laval's Greenhouse Business

04/10/2018 - Alfa Laval has signed an agreement to sell its commercial tubular heat exchanger business, currently part of the Greenhouse division, to the Bitzer Group. read...

Saltigo Celebrates Five Decades of Central Organics Pilot Plant in Leverkusen

Germany: Investment Program Completed

Saltigo Celebrates Five Decades of Central Organics Pilot Plant in Leverkusen

12/02/2017 - Saltigo, a wholly owned subsidiary of specialty chemicals company Lanxess, celebrates 50 years of operation of the Central Organics Pilot Plant (Zeto), which accounts for around one-fifth of the company's total capacity. During this anniversary celebration, work was completed on the extensive expansion and modernization project started in 2015. read...

Crystals, Made to Order: Quality Parameter in Crystallisation

Crystallisation and Particle Size Distribution

Crystals, Made to Order: Quality Parameter in Crystallisation

04/11/2018 - Potash, Sugar or APIs are commonly formed by crystallisation. In an optimised crystallisation system the particle size distribution can be narrowed and the impact on the crystals, e.g. breakage or the production of fines, will be reduced. read...

Increase the Value of Spices by Gentle Steam Sterilization

Steam Sterilization

Increase the Value of Spices by Gentle Steam Sterilization

11/24/2017 - The color, smell and taste — what would cuisine be without spices? Presumably bland. But how could producers extend the shelf-life without compromising the magic of spices? Ava has found a way. read...

Articles

Salt Beats Oil Beats Water: A Heating Solution Worth its Salt

Heat Transfer

Salt Beats Oil Beats Water: A Heating Solution Worth its Salt

08/07/2017 - Molten salt for heating and cooling up to 550 °C offers high-temperature systems with a unique working temperature range. A tasty solution: A leading manufacturer of Constant temperature equipment and systems introduces liquid salt into the world of temperature control. The advantages: unique working temperature range up to 550 °C and high operational safety for seamless production processes. read...

NEWS

SGL Installs Hydrogen Chloride Recycling System for China's Largest Potassium Producer

China: Energy Efficiency

SGL Installs Hydrogen Chloride Recycling System for China's Largest Potassium Producer

A recovery system for recycling and reusing hydrogen chloride (HCI) developed by SGL Group will be part of a new electrolytic smelting system of the Chinese potassium producer Qinghai Salt Lake Industry. read...

South Australian Government Awards 150 Megawatt Solar Thermal Project

Australia: Solar Energy

South Australian Government Awards 150 Megawatt Solar Thermal Project

Solar Reserve has signed a long-term Generation Project Agreement (GPA) to build a 150 megawatt solar thermal power station with 8 hours of energy storage near the town of Port Augusta, South Australia. The Aurora Solar Energy Project near Port Augusta includes 1,100 megawatt-hours of energy storage in order to meet peak electricity requirements, day and night . read...

Milacron Expands Hot Runner Facility in China

China: Plastics Industry

Milacron Expands Hot Runner Facility in China

Milacron announced the completion of an 8,200 m2 expansion in Kunshan City, Jiangsu, China to their hot runner and control systems manufacturing facility and a 2,500 m2 expansion in administration and support staff offices. read...

products and processes for engineering and construction

Corrosion Resistant Heat Exchanger for Hot Acids

Heat Exchanger

Corrosion Resistant Heat Exchanger for Hot Acids

When handling corrosive medias like hot acids, heat transfer can be a difficult task. It is tricky to find a heat exchanger that is corrosion resistant, efficient and cost effective. Tantaline, a producer of tantalum surface alloys for hot acid environments, recently announced the introduction of a tantalum alloyed heat exchange unit to cover this need. read...

Engineering and Construction in Theory and Practice

Looking for Solution Oriented Industry Services? Think Outside the Box!

Industry Services

Looking for Solution Oriented Industry Services? Think Outside the Box!

02/25/2016 - Big in the East: How industry experts use local expertise to provide customers with high performance technologies — Vekamaf has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a local machine distributor to an international technology services provider. Today, industry expertise combined with state of the art equipment are the specialty of the Dutch company. In the end, it’s all about the customer. read...