Pittsburgh-based Chromalox, a manufacturer of electric heat and control products, released a white paper, “Tank Heaters With Replaceable Elements Reduce Costly Downtime,” that describes how tank heater design with replaceable parts can prevent downtime and reduce operating costs. The solution addresses a critical issue for oil and gas and petrochemical processing operations. To view it, visit http://bit.ly/Tc1Aeq.
Lewco Inc., Sandusky, Ohio, increased its productivity by nearly 50 percent after investing in a new CNC press brake and integrated, custom roller conveying process. The press brake was manufactured by Trumpf Inc., and its capabilities include stainless, steel and aluminum ranging in thickness from 20 to 4 gauge. Lewco will use the machine to fabricate oven and conveyor parts such as plenums, supports and ball tables.