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Outstanding Behavior of Valves on a Booster Primary Compressor in US

The exceptional performance of such critical components thanks to high quality production and maintenance strategies, helping to optimize availability and minimize costs of a LDPE plant

The production of Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) require the application of special compressors to obtain the pressure necessary for the required...

Repairing Damages in High Speed Centrifugal Compressors

Engineering support for troubleshooting when failures occur in one of the integrally geared centrifugal compressor pinions

During the commissioning of an Air Separation Unit, several failures have occurred with similar damages, in one of the pinions of the multiservice...

Drive Maintenance: Essential yet Overlooked

It’s a commonly held belief that industrial products such as drives and motors equipped with electronic components do not require any specific maintenance

Both OEMs and end users could benefit from a better understanding of the need for maintenance. Yet many end users may not even be aware that...

Anaerobic Digestion of Biomass: The Production of Biomethane

Foligno biomethane plant, in Umbria (Italy), designed and built by Asja Ambiente, will be a leading technological center in the treatment of waste in Italy, that allows the production of biogas by anaerobic fermentation of FOU

Asja Ambiente Italy is an international company that operates in the field of renewable energy, energy efficiency and in reducing greenhouse...

Getting Started for the Future of Water Industry

When trying to identify and implement trends in water supply, it’s important to take into account topics such as system migration and modernization, data capture and analysis or preventive maintenance

Automation and Communication

Shutdown periods increase total operating costs and affect quality and efficiency. For that reason, downtimes should be kept to a minimum during...

Tekfor Italy and Ingersoll Rand Presented their Application Story at the Energy Efficiency Stories Conference

Holistic modernization of the compressed air system engineered by Ingersoll Rand resulted in significant energy cost reduction and low capital expenditure solutions for TEKFOR Italy, thanks to the implementation of IR Global Air Solution

Processing Machinery

Ingersoll Rand participated at the conference Energy Efficiency Stories that took place last November17th in Milan, bringing to the audience...

The Demand Control Valve Theory

At the Global Leakage Summit preview, IVL Flow Control will reveal major savings made for UK water company, with the aim of reducing the total cost in water production and burst frequencies

Pumps, Valves and Fittings

At the forthcoming Global Leakage Summit in London (September 26-28), IVL Flow Control  will be making a key address about the TOTEX (total...

Wastewater treatment: The Second Life of Garbage

Using household waste that 1.4 million residents leave along the roadside, Global Renewables in U.K. generates more than two megawatts of electricity each year

Measurement and Instrumentation

Dumped by truckload into stockpiles, waste from surrounding communities must first be sorted. A grapple (a massive version of those claw arcade...

Never Touch a Running System

If a process plant is designed to operate in the long term, it is pivotal to take modernization measures with a secure future in mind. In this situation, it is good to have a CAE system that can grow with the plant over the years

Automation and Communication

Modern process plants can only be really effectively operated if the data from the engineering phase are also available for operation, maintenance...

Reliable Viscometers

To extend the working life of their coating machine, Oxfordshire based company used the Brookfield Ametek AST 100 Viscometer for viscosity control

Measurement and Instrumentation

Oxfordshire based Chiltern Connections are a well-established, specialist provider of conformal coating machines and associated solutions for...

Measurement Technology at its Heights

The valve sector is exponentially gaining importance thanks to rising demands and the need of ensuring safe and accurate processes. In addition, measurement data is collected and exploited as the basis for the IoT industry concept

For quite a long while, making rule of thumb estimates will have seen a company go out of business sooner than later, as competition is tough...

Calibration-approved Belt Scales According to MID

Industries around the world use belt scales every day to weigh solid materials on conveyors – gravel in an aggregates quarry or coal unloaded from a ship for a power plant, to name just a couple

Equipment and Services

The International Organization of Legal Metrology (OIML) is an organization that internationally governs the legal aspects of metering. It issues...

Repairing Damages in High Speed Centrifugal Compressors

Engineering support for troubleshooting when failures occur in one of the integrally geared centrifugal compressor pinions

During the commissioning of an Air Separation Unit, several failures have occurred with similar damages, in one of the pinions of the multiservice...

Tackling Long-term Maintenance Budget Overruns

Cutting costly false alarms and increasing the reliability of DGA monitoring will be crucial to boosting asset performance

Measurement and Instrumentation

Advanced dissolved gas analysis (DGA) methods are commonly used for assessing large power transformers in the international power generation...

On-board Reliquefaction Plants

Criteria for design, operation and maintenance industrial plant on-board of a ship

The evolution of the geographical distribution of industrial activities, combined with an overall increase in capacity, and the concentration...

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