Automation company Endress+Hauser broke ground at its new site in Pearland, Texas, just outside of the Houston area. The $38.5 million, 112,000 ft2 facility will include areas for calibration, repair and training, as well as a new process training unit (PTU).
Hengyuan Refining Company Berhad chose the Rotork client-support program (CSP) for the asset management of Rotork valve actuation equipment at its Port Dickson refinery in Malaysia. The CSP encompasses 157 Rotork electric actuators, a Rotork master station and Pakscan control-loop testing facility.
An electrically heated catalytic oxidizer will be used by a Midwest medical products manufacturing company for the abatement of ethylene oxide (EtO) emissions. EtO, a volatile organic compound (VOC), is a flammable, colorless gas used as an agent to sterilize equipment and plastic devices that cannot be sterilized by steam.
A provider of stamping oil cleaning services utilized a thermal deoiler to eliminate toxic wastewater and reduce water consumption. The unit has a built-in secondary heat recovery system that uses a shell and tube heat exchanger design to recycle the heat from the oxidizer back into the burner-less oven.
BriskHeat, a provider of flexible heating, insulating, temperature-control and composite-curing solutions, opened a calibration center in Shenzhen, China. It joins the company’s ACR hot bonder calibration and repair centers in Columbus, Ohio, and AeroNed B.V. in Rotterdam Netherlands. These centers are manned by technical product specialists and sales engineers to provide field training and phone support.
Lowering energy consumption can have a positive impact on the bottom line, and all plants can benefit from reduced operating costs. Any steam venting from the steam and condensate system is the top reason for lost energy in today’s steam systems.
A portable, clean-in-place pump system, Model GDS-100 is suited for larger descaling cleanings to remove limescale, calcium and mineral deposits, rust and other contaminants process manufacturing equipment.
Equipped with EtherNet/IP and BACnet communication capabilities, Model EPC3000 can help deliver an efficient and secure process, maintaining high standards of production and helping to ease cybersecurity concerns.
The design of the Novaplex Vector process triplex diaphragm pump reduces the installation footprint by arranging pump heads in three dimensions. The arrangement of the heads also reduces the number of crankshaft bearings from six to two, compared with traditional triplex pumps.