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Optimize Liquid-Liquid Extraction

Nov 08 2010 12:40 PM | Madhavan in Separation Technology

Liquid-Liquid extractors are often a neglected part of process plants because they are not well understood and generally form only a small part of the overall process scheme. Often, significant savings in operating costs can be achieved by fine-tuning...

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Fume Control and Scrubbing on Hydrochloric Acid...

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Process and Reactions

New standards for hydrochloric acid emissions are expected to be proposed by the EPA soon, and these will affect the design of scrubbers for pickle line fume exhaust systems. This paper discusses hydrochloric acid fume scrubbing, with particular refere...

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Basics of Industrial Heat Transfer

Nov 08 2010 01:30 PM | Chris Haslego in Heat Transfer

Heat transfer is one of the most important industrial processes. Throughout any industrial facility, heat must be added, removed, or moved from one process stream to another. Understanding the basics of the heart of this operation is key to any enginee...

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Basics of Injection Molding

Nov 08 2010 01:30 PM | Chris Haslego in Bulk Solids

Making polymers is a fantastic science.   Then there is the matter of shaping the plastic into useful objects....another fantastic science.  One of the most common methods of shaping plastic resins is a process called injection molding.  Injection m...

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Heat Exchanger Effectiveness

Nov 08 2010 01:40 PM | Chris Haslego in Heat Transfer

Calculating heat exchanger effectiveness allows engineers to predict how a given heat exchanger will perform a new job. Essentially, it helps engineers predict the stream outlet temperatures without a trial-and-error solution that would otherwise be ne...

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What is a Heat Pipe?

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Other Topics

A heat pipe is a simple device that can quickly transfer heat from one point to another. They are often referred to as the "superconductors" of heat as they possess an extra ordinary heat transfer capacity and rate with almost no heat loss. The idea of...

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Deaerators for Boilers

May 22 2012 09:54 AM | Chris Haslego in Utilities

Removing dissolved oxygen from boiler feed water is absolutely necessary to protect your boiler equipment from severe corrosion. But the make-up water necessary in any boiler system inevitably contains dissolved oxygen. Oxygen can sometimes enter condensate systems as well. A good deaerator is essential to trouble-free boiler operation.

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Killing Insects Naturally

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Interfaces and Colliods: The Twilight Zone

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Interfaces and Colliods: Some General Concepts...

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Pyrophoric Iron Fires

Nov 08 2010 01:30 PM | Mukesh Sahdev in Safety and Pressure Relief

At one time or another, most refineries experience spontaneous ignition of iron sulfide either on the ground or inside equipment. When this occurs inside equipment like columns, vessels, and tanks and exchangers containing residual hydrocarbons and air...

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ISO 9000 Standards

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Kyoto Protocol

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Basics of Leaching

Nov 08 2010 01:30 PM | Chris Haslego in Separation Technology

Simply put, leaching generally refers to the removal of a substance from a solid via a liquid extraction media.  The desired component diffuses into the solvent from its natural solid form.  Examples of leaching include the removal of sugar from suga...

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Water Pinch: Making a Difference

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Liquid-Liquid Extractor Design

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Medical Waste Disposal

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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A Novel Membrane Bioreactor for By-Product Reco...

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Metallocene Catalyst Breakthrough

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Chemistry Related Mishaps

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Capitalizing on Nanotechnology

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Building New Body Parts

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Nitric Acid: The Other Strong Acid

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Dangers in Organic Nitro Compound Reactions

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Organic Clays for Treating Oil and Gas Pipelines

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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