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Nouryon Increases Use of Sustainable Steam

The Netherlands: Supply for Salt Production

Nouryon Increases Use of Sustainable Steam

30/05/2019 - Nouryon and other firms based at Chemical Park Delfzijl in the Netherlands will save up to 100,000 tons of CO2 emissions per year through the increased use of sustainable steam. The company will use the additional supply to make its salt production at the Delfzijl site more sustainable. read...

Climate-Friendly Propane Heat Pumps

Germany: Heat Pumps

Climate-Friendly Propane Heat Pumps

04/09/2018 - Fraunhofer researchers have now contributed to the development of a heat pump that uses propane instead of harmful fluorinated greenhouse gases. The pump is both more climate-friendly and more efficient, the scientists claim. read...

MAN and ABB Introduce Three-Way Energy-Storage System

Germany: Energy Storage

MAN and ABB Introduce Three-Way Energy-Storage System

07/06/2018 - 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...

How to Handle the Temperature Curve in the Expansion Vessel

Plant Separation System to Atmosphere

How to Handle the Temperature Curve in the Expansion Vessel

15/10/2019 - Heat transfer fluids in a broader sense as well as water and water steam include: refrigerants, organic fluids, salt melts, liquid metals and hot gases. The German standard reference 'Heat Transfer Technique with Organic Fluids' is now published as an international edition as Vogel-Reference-Book. This technical operation specialist book describes plants that primarily use organic heat transfer fluids. In our PROCESS-Series we present you some excerpts of this book. In this article we will show you, how to handle with temperature curve in the expansion vessel. read...

Vacuum Degassing, Made to Order

Vacuum Pumps

Vacuum Degassing, Made to Order

27/09/2019 - Sustainability and efficient use of resources are also decisive factors in the plastics industry when using new components or in expanding or modernizing existing plants. read...

Articles

From Laboratory Scale to High-Performance Plants — Pastillation in Cleanrooms

Pastillation Systems

From Laboratory Scale to High-Performance Plants — Pastillation in Cleanrooms

03/07/2019 - Solidifying melts and viscous fluids on a steel belt offers a number of advantages including low-dust generation and extremely uniform granules. With its GMP-compliant, steel belt-based Rotoform pastillation system, Ipco offers a solution with particular appeal to manufacturers of foodstuffs, cosmetics and drugs. read...

NEWS

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

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

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...

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...

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

Drying Without Contamination

Vacuum Dryer

Drying Without Contamination

14/04/2017 - Vacuum tray dryer with the fast washing system for cleaning of all internal parts — Producers demand for their batch process best results, safety, ergonomics and flexibility. To secure this Italian expert for vacuum drying has equipped its vacuum tray dryer with a fast washing system and some other important innovations. read...

NEW Engineering Projects and Developments

South Australian Government Awards 150 Megawatt Solar Thermal Project

Australia: Solar Energy

South Australian Government Awards 150 Megawatt Solar Thermal Project

16/08/2017 - 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...