Uniform Distribution in Headers and Distribution Systems

PART 1/2 Cooling applications and many spray applications require uniform distribution of the cooling fluid over the affected area. Examples include, spray lines, spray towers,...
Krohne

Ultrasonic vs. Differential Pressure Flowmeters for High Pressure Steam Service: Part 1 of 2

Renewable energy poses well-publicized opportunities in the quest to reduce fossil fuel consumption and global warming. However rarely mentioned are the new challenges associated...
Struvite

Removing Struvite from Wastewater Systems

Named after Henrich Christian Gottfried Von Struve, who discovered the magnesium ammonium phosphate crystals in medieval sewer systems in Hamburg in 1845, struvite is...
municipal water treatment

Optimizing Polymer Performance in Municipal Water Treatment

Historians have determined that one of the first recorded examples of water treatment occurred more than 4,000 years ago when the ancient Egyptians used...
steam flowmeter

Ultrasonic vs. Differential Pressure Flowmeters for High Pressure Steam Service: Part 2 of...

As we discussed in part 1 of this series, the measurement of steam flow during dramatic power boiler load changes is challenge that will...

How to Select the Most Effective Blower Technology for Wastewater Applications: Part...

Given numerous variables when selecting an aeration blower system for wastewater applications, and equally numerous claims by technology providers, it is not surprising that...

Uniform Distribution in Headers and Distribution Systems

PART 2/2 In part one of this article, we examined two common systems, one using compressible gasses, and the other using non-compressible liquids, that provide...

A Holistic Approach to Process Control

Secondary wastewater treatment, specifically activated sludge treatment, can be broken down into a series of unit processes, each of which are linked to the...

Clean Energy from Landfill Diversion Plus the Bonus of Biochar

Biochar is the carbon-rich product that is left over after the completion of the gasification process. (photo credit: Dillon Fuller) Lebanon, Tennessee, is located twenty-five miles...

A New Approach to Accurate Water Flow Measurement

Electromagnetic flow meters, or “mag meters,” are the most widely used meter technology to measure the flow of water in the world today. As...