Steam Generators for Pharmaceutical ProcessingSteam generators for pharmaceutical processing boost in-plant efficiency; provide a source of high-quality production steam or low-pressure humidification; provide precise temperature and pressure control; and eliminate the risk of steam explosion. Thirteen sizes from 10 to 600 BHP (50 to 6,000 kW) are offered that produce 690 to 20,000 lb of steam per hour. The generators are operable by natural gas, propane, light and heavy oil, or a combination of fuels.
ANSI Chemical Process PumpsSeries pH is stocked as a ready-to-ship inventory, allowing the company to offer a 48-hour commitment on pump shipments with no premium. Used in developing the ANSI/ASME B73.1 process pump standard in 1958, the chemical process pump continues to meet and exceed all ANSI standards for the chemical processing industry. A choice of ductile iron or 316 stainless steel construction, coupled with multiple seal design types, allows the company to custom build pumps for most process applications.
Dean Pump Div., Met-Pro Corp.
Intelligent Control Valve ActuatorSmartLink is designed for precise, accurate flow control. The intelligent control valve actuator can provide the accuracy necessary for critical low-emission applications and can lower operating costs by reducing fuel waste. The direct-coupled actuator assembly provides precise control in increments of 0.1. The compact design allows mounting in any direction or orientation, saving pipe-train space.
Maxon Corp. (765) 284-3304
Combustion AnalyzersModels EGA2 and EGA4 have complete sample-conditioning probe assemblies, built-in impact printers and rechargeable batteries. The combustion analyzers employ command-language text and keyboard; store up to 250 samples; and are supplied with a protective carrying case to store instrument, probe, charger and other accessories. Both units offer O2 and CO electromechanical sensor cells.
Packaged Thermal OxidizersLine of skid-mounted oxidizers covers a range of 5,000 scfm, 10,000 scfm, 20,000 scfm and 30,000 scfm. Features include a preassembled, modular design that reduces installation time; 98 percent destruction efficiency; and 95 percent heat exchanger efficiency. The regenerative thermal oxidizer also includes touch-screen controls, a modem for remote monitoring and troubleshooting, and hydraulic actuation.
One-Step, Water-Based Coating ProcessThermadep provides a consistent finish and is available in a range of colors. The one-step process replaces the environmentally less-friendly procedures of oiling, painting and plating. Users dip a heated part (at temperatures from 300 to 1,700°F [149 to 925°C]) into a bath of the water-based polymer solution. After 5 to 50 sec, remove the part from the bath and air dry or bake it. Rinsing or additional steps are not needed. Parts coated with the process are ready for immediate processing or shipping.
High Temperature, Hot Water Process BoilerLine of medium and high temperature hot water boilers provide temperatures up to 400°F (204°C) and 300 psi using water as a heat medium. Some of the advantages of this system include improved fuel efficiencies over other heat methods; ability to use a less expensive heat transfer mediums (water); and improved overall heat transfer coefficient compared to other fluids. Company also manufactures 650°F (343°C) thermal fluid heaters for the process industries.
Parker Boiler Co.
Digital ControllerThe pCOxs controller combines high performance and user-friendliness with its integrated 4x20 character LCD display. This flexible controller excels at controlling rooftops, air conditioners, chillers, heat pumps, air-handling units, dehumidifiers and many other applications in the HVAC/R markets. The controller is DIN-rail mounting and has six digital inputs, five relays, four analog inputs, and two 0 to 10 V outputs with optional expansion boards. A serial port is standard for BACnet, LonWorks, Modbus and Web Server communications.
Pressure Reducer SystemPillarless construction and diameter-independent spring ranges are features of Predu. Additional features of the pressure reducer system include a screwed seat and a marginal seat, three exchangeable spring sizes, a balancing bellow and a sealing bellow, and easy change of spring and actuator.
Hot Oil Circulation PumpsMagnetically driven NMWR pumps are designed for hot-oil applications to improve plant and personnel safety in industrial heating plants. Its containment shell replaces any mechanical seal and saves maintenance costs because most pump failures are caused by leaking seals. Maximum operating temperature without water cooling is 800°F (427°C).
Dickow Pump Co.
Microcomputer Boiler Control SystemModel XJ1 identifies boiler problems and suggests solutions in plain, descriptive English on an easy-to-read display. It provides users with greater control over steam pressure settings for steadier steam pressure and allows for compensated adjustment of high and low fire scale thermocouple settings. It also allows for compensated adjustment of automatic blowdown based upon total dissolved solids (TDS) or blowdown rates. The system interfaces with the company's “Colormetry” unit to eliminate scale formation due to water softener failure.
Miura Boiler Inc.
Fluid Control ProductsMore than 3,000 models from let you control fluids in any application. Choose from water, hot water and steam valves; combustion shutoff valves; vent valves; manual reset and manual override options; air and gas valves; magnetic level switches and more.
Jefferson Solenoid Valves
Firetube Boiler Cleaning SystemModel RAM-4X2A is equipped with a 2-hp drive motor. Its cleaning tool mounted to the tip of a heavy-duty flexible shaft and a simultaneous vacuum remove scale and other deposits from boiler tubes measuring 1" dia. or more. The speed of the flexible shaft is 1,725 rpm, which can be decreased to 862.5 rpm by changing pulley ratio. Other features include stainless steel construction, large wheels and foot-switch activation.
Combined Oxygen and Combustibles AnalyzerThermox WDG-IVC has a close-coupled extractive sensor style. Designed for fast response, the sensor mounts directly on the combustion process to provide continuous measurement of oxygen and combustibles. With a separate control unit, the analyzer is suitable for flue gas streams up to 3,200°F (1,760°C). It is designed to be used for process heaters, reformers and power or steam boilers with rapidly changing loads. Minimum combustibles range is 0 to 2,000 ppm.
Multi-Gas MonitorWhether in a confined space or an open area, Model G450 is easy to operate, read and carry. It continuously detects and measures O2, H2S, carbon monoxide and combustible gases in ambient air. Features include precalibrated sensors and AutoCal automatic calibration; an extra large, invertible, heterochromatic display; rotating 360° bright, flashing alarms; and a 103 dB buzzer. The watertight design (IP67) provides an impact-proof rubberized housing. It operates up to 24 hr continuously, depending on the frequency and duration of alarms. Batteries are fully recharged in 4 hr with the optional NiMH battery pack.
Combination Firetube/Watertube BoilersSteam boilers are available for producing steam up to 30,000 PPH output capacity. Units have a combination watertube furnace section and firetube convection bank. The compact design provides a cost-efficient steam generation plant with high reliability. These systems generally provide steam for process heating needs and are usually 150 psig design vessels. For plants with high steam pressure needs, designs are available up to 350 psig.
Packaged Boiler Blowdown Heat Recovery SystemsBDHR Series recovers up to 95 percent of the heat energy normally lost with conventional continuous blowdown separators. The resulting condensate can be used to preheat boiler makeup water, and the resulting flash steam can be used to heat the deaerator tank or other uses. As they recycle waste energy, the packaged boiler system cools boiler blowdown to 140°F (60°C) or less. The modules are available with eight sizes of centrifugal blowdown vessels ranging from 8 to 26", with capacities from 100 to 100,000 lb/hr.
High Efficiency BoilerSeries HECLM is a high efficiency version of the company's CLM Series forced-draft gas hot water boilers. Integrated extended-surface heat extractor boosts performance to 85 percent without complications of condensation. Models range from 900 MBH to 3 million MBH input (23 to 76 BHP output).
Fused Silica CompositesType RSLE-57 is a low-expansion, high-strength reinforced-silica-matrix composite product. It exhibits good nonwetting properties when used in contact with molten aluminum, zinc, lead, tin and other non-ferrous metals, making it useful in numerous casting, conveying, containing and forming applications. The composite is suitable for use as dams, spouts, floats, launders, head boxes, baffles, headers, tips, rings, distribution boxes, stoppers, basins, snouts, transition and orifice plates and hot top and ingot mold liners. It is 100 percent organic-free; contains no refractory ceramic fibers (RCFs); and is fully machinable with conventional tooling.
Zircar Refractory Composites Inc.
Dispensing Tanks and PotsSuitable for use melting and dispensing waxes, adhesives, plastics, asphalt, pitch and other industrial compounds, dispensing tanks and pots utilize the company's “Even Heat” multiple-circuit, blanket-type element. Accurate, selective thermostat closely controls wall temperature. Dispensing can be accomplished through a heated hand-operated needle valve orifice.
Sta-Warm Electric Co. Inc.
Boiler Feed-Pump Control ValveMulti-Z is designed to handle high-pressure drop applications where entrained solids are a problem and is suited for system startup and boiler-feed water recirculation. The control valve has a multi-stage trim design that eliminates cavitation and provides extended trim life. The addition of a venturi outlet nozzle provides further trim and seat protection from high velocity, cavitation and flashing. Its linear multi-stage plug design provides high rangeability and throttling resolution. The valve can be installed so the flow assists either opening or closing. Available in sizes from 1 to 4" and in pressure classes from ANSI 300 to 2500, the valve accommodates diaphragm or piston actuators.
Energy Recovery SystemsSecondary and tertiary heat recovery systems can help reduce operating costs. Heat recovery through the use of air-to-air heat exchangers or air-to-thermal fluid systems can be added to equipment to capture heat and return it to the process. Steam or hot/chilled water can be supplied through the addition of waste-heat boilers or absorption chillers. In areas where building heat is required, water/glycol systems can be installed to capture heat from the process and use it to preheat building makeup air.
Stainless Steel Electric BoilerSeries SSB is designed to products clean, efficient steam up to 100 psig in a range from 36 to 540 PPH. The stainless steel electric steam generator operates on electricity; can be located nearly anywhere; and is compatible for use with distilled, demineralized, deionized or reverse-osmosis water. A standard low-water cutoff and passivated 316/316L stainless steel pressure vessel are standard.
Sussman Electric Boilers
Chemical SealsSeals provide a protective barrier between a pressure sensor such as a gauge, switch, transmitter or transducer and the process media. Chemical seals protect pressure instruments against corrosion, abrasion, viscosity and crystallizing media. Diaphragm seal housings are available in stainless steel, carbon steel, Hastelloy, PTFE and titanium materials. Diaphragm materials include 316 stainless steel, PTFE, Viton, Monel and tantalum metals. Configurations include threaded, flanged, in-line flow-through, sanitary and remote capillary systems.
Valve for Hazardous ApplicationsRedHat Next Generation line has Class I, Division 2 approval, making the solenoid valve line suitable for use in hazardous locations. The valve also meets all NEMA Types 1 through 4X requirements for water-tight and dust-tight operation. It accepts both AC and DC voltages, and its 2 W power consumption achieves the same performance as a 17 W AC solenoid valve. The line is offered in three voltage ranges (100 to 240, AC or DC; 24 to 99, AC or DC; or 12 to 24 DC) and includes 2-, 3- and 4-way models.
Steam BoilersUtilizing a straight tube design that allows for easy inspection of tube conditions, Ajax Series provides reliable process steam. Inclined tubes provide uniform heat transfer, resulting in fuel economy and long boiler life. The 2" OD steel or copper tubes are rolled into large headers on both ends to maximize boiler circulation. The tubes have a non-proprietary design to reduce tube replacement costs.
Ajax Boiler Inc.
Custom Thermal OxidizersRegenerative thermal oxidizers have airflow capacities from 1,000 to more than 100,000 scfm and are designed to destroy more than 99 percent of the VOCs/HAPs present in process exhaust streams. Features include asimplified operator interface, remote control logic and enhanced, automated record-keeping. Depending upon the VOC abatement technology in use, exhaust stack temperatures will vary from 150 to 700°F (65 to 371°C), providing a source of reusable energy.
High Temperature AdhesiveResbond 940 adheres to quartz, cordierite, fused silica, glassware, ceramics and more at temperatures of up to 3,000°F (1,649°C). The adhesive cures in 4 to 8 hr at room temperature or in 5 min at 175°F (79°C) Applications include bonding, sealing and insulating fixtures, halogen lamps, fiber optic cables and sensors; encapsulating industrial heating elements; forming electrically resistant coatings for high temperature instruments; and joining heating elements to electrical terminals.
Natural Circulation Boiler for Palm Oil RefiningUses include distillation and fractioning of fatty acids, esterification of fatty acids, distillation of glycerin, deodorizing edible oil and fat-splitting. Natural circulation boiler has a capacity range of 150 to 4,200 kW/95 bar and steam flow volume up to 11,000 kg/hr. Model NCB-HP consists of vertical rising tubes connected to a top and bottom collector. The riser tubes are welded to cylindrical tube baskets. Two baskets and the boiler shell are the basis of the boiler system. Flue gas flow is conducted in the three-pass-flue parallel-counter-flow principle. It is equipped with all the necessary safety devices specified by the corresponding safety regulations.
Geka Warmetechnik Energy Systems GmbH
49 (0) 7 21/9 43 74-0