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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...

Creating Networks in the Oil & Gas Sector

The debate around fossil fuels has never been more controversial than today (Business? Environment? New energy sources?) and nothing should be taken from granted

Nowadays, with the changes that the oil & gas industry is facing due to the barrel prices fallen below 50US$ and the research of renewable...

Fujairah: A Constantly Growing Hydrocarbon Hub

Malek Azizeh, Commercial Director at Fujairah Oil Terminal, will take floor on day one of the Tank World Expo 2016 Conference, casting a glance over the growing crude oil storage position in Fujairah as a strategic regional hub for products and crude

As the third largest oil storage and petroleum products trading centre and second largest bunkering port in the world after Singapore, Fujairah...

Single Mass Flow Controllers with Multiple Parameters

Alicat Scientific’s instruments offer mass flow, volumetric flow, pressure and temperature control, which are simultaneously visible via the on-board display

Measurement and Instrumentation

One of the most important things for users when it comes to controllers, is the possibility to select and change their preferred control method...

The World’s Deepest Offshore Oil and Gas Project

Shell has recently announced that production has started from Stones production field in the Gulf of Mexico. Production will be an estimated 50,000 barrels of oil equivalent (boe) per day at its peak

Processing Machinery

The host facility for the world’s deepest offshore oil and gas project is a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel. It is...

Phase Corrosion Inhibitors for UAE Offshore Platforms

Cortec's ready-to-use waterborne corrosion inhibitor VpCI®-337 BD was used by Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company for Protection of Offshore Platform Caisson Legs

Equipment and Services

Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company is a major producer of oil and gas from the offshore areas of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. This...

Explosion Protection in Production Plant

Due to myriads of regulations, explosion protection is a complex issue. Optimizing production processes while implementing the most efficient and versatile explosion protection solutions is a top priority for Plant Operators

Equipment and Services

From the German black forest to the Andes in South America, this journey recently took a major explosion-protected plant control system. Pepperl+Fuchs...

A Week in the Life of a Field Engineer

What is the life of an engineer working for one of the world’s leading producers of industrial lubricants like? George Soliman, Field Engineer at ExxonMobil, describes his typical working week

Equipment and Services

I have been working for ExxonMobil since 2009 and it provides me with the opportunity to work as part of a worldwide network of engineers of...

Solutions for High-Quality Craft Beer Consistency

Twisted Vine Brewery implemented Unitronics's PLC Vision1040™, paired with a V200-18-E3XB snap-in I/O module, to control a rotary phase converter, maintain their products at the optimum temperature while keeping low development and operating cost

Automation and Communication

“My experience with Unitronics products has enabled me to produce systems that are more productive and user friendly … This system has kept...

Smart Process Valves and Safety Control Valves

Plant managers can upgrade existing control structures to PLc or SIL1 with a compact solution and minimal changes to the circuit. Bürkert's safety valves are a cheap solution to the problem, since they reduce energy usage and increase productivity

Pumps, Valves and Fittings

The food and beverage industry has increased levels of automation to help meet food safety standards and personnel safety legislation. By...

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