In case you missed them, here are some of the most read articles on www.process-heating.com for the week ending March 27, 2020.
How do Infrared Emitters Refine Whiskey?
High quality spirits get their special taste by being stored in wooden barrels that are roasted before filling. Roasting traditionally has been done with an open flame. A custom infrared oven is replacing that open flame for one spirits maker.
Animation Marks Anniversary of Deadly Incident
An updated animation detailing the tragic events that occurred 15 years ago at the BP America Refinery in Texas City, Texas, when a massive hydrocarbon release and ensuing explosion and fire killed 15 and injured 170 others. The BP America refinery explosion and fire was the most serious refinery accident ever investigated by the Chemical Safety Board.
IoT System Provides Boiler Room Intelligence
An industrial Internet of Things-powered solution offers users the ability to remotely monitor boiler systems from anywhere, providing alerts and actionable insights from the boiler room.
Temperature Measurement in Metal Reheat Furnaces
Reheat furnaces are responsible for bringing cold metal to the correct temperature for hot-forming applications such as rolling, extruding or forging. To optimize quality and reduce wastage, the temperature needs to be consistent throughout the product, which requires accurate temperature monitoring. Thermal imagers can be used to optimize metal reheat furnaces.
Understanding TEMA Types for Shell-and-Tube Exchangers
Shell-and-tube designs incorporate fixed or floating tubesheets, fixed or removable tube bundles and expansion joints as needed to create an effective heat transfer vessel. Gain a better understanding of the TEMA types to improve your selection process.