By Land and By Sea, Special Offshore Painting Prevents Corrosion

By Walter Richter, Lewa For safety reasons, odorants must be added to gases that are basically odorless, such as LPG (liquefied petroleum gas), in refineries...

Collaboration Improves Reliability of High-voltage ESPs

By Ericka Richardson, Greene, Tweed AccessESP, a Houston-based provider of rigless electrical submersible pump (ESP) conveyance solutions for the global oil industry, developed a retrieval...

Reinventing Primer to Prevent Chemical Facility Corrosion

By Martin Lawrence, NanoRustX LLC For chemical plants, chemical tank farms, and refineries, atmospheric corrosion of steel is a continual concern that can require re-priming...

Quick Payback on Wear Ring

By Phillip de Villiers, Vesconite Bearings Metal-on-metal contact can result in galling and unwanted pump vibration, as well as severe damage to the pump; therefore,...

Why Do Mechanical Seals Fail?

By David Chisholm, Dura Pump Mechanical seals prevent pumps from leaking by containing the pressure of the pumping process and withstanding the friction caused by...

Measure Flow without Restrictions

By Sara Fisk, Endress+Hauser Proline Promag W is the world’s first electromagnetic flowmeter without measuring tube restriction, resulting in reliable measurements independent of the flow...

Carolina Casting Finds a Safer, Faster, Easier Method of Chemical Transfer

As many manufacturers know, chemicals used throughout product development and production are often purchased in large 55-gallon drums. Spills or other accidents occur when...

With Vacuum to the Optimum

By Nadine Kalt On the basis of vacuum technology, the plant manufacturer Tartler now offers several system solutions for degassing high- and low-viscosity materials. Primarily...

The Perfect Shot for Abrasive Conditions

By Charlie Simpson, Vesconite Bearings When the team responsible for the maintenance of the irrigation system at one of South Africa’s premier golf courses was...

Electromagnetic Flowmeters Provide Precise Readings in Minimal Space

By Raza Ali Agha, Kobold Instruments Inc. Whether it be in pharmaceutical industry, in water treatment, or in food production, if conductive media such as...