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Where can I find some details about applying and maintaining insulation on LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) lines (cold application)?

What is the minimum required vent steam for a boiler feed water dearator?

What is the definition of the schedule number when referring to piping and fittings?

What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of cleaning process equipment by cleaning-in-place (CIP)?

How can I prevent bridging in a dilute phase pneumatic conveying system?

What is a good way to get started in doing a plant-wide steam consumption analysis?

Is there any way to repair a valve that is passing (leaking internally) without taking our process offline?

What are some common problems associated with dilute phase pneumatic conveying?

What are some good uses of low grade steam at 12 atm and 1920C?

Where can I find an FDA (Federal Drug Administration) approved metering pump?

Can air be used to properly conduct a leak test on a plant during commissioning?

What are some good methods of avoiding condensation in a compressor suction line?

What are some common causes of gas pipeline vibration (20" Carbon Steel line)?

How does industry classify vacuum pressures?

When using a pumping loop to mix two miscible fluids in a tank, when can the content be consider well mixed?

What is a good rule-of-thumb to determine when a particular application should utilize a metallic gasket rather than a non-metallic gasket?

What is a common cause of getting water, solvents, or other liquid into inert purge lines?

What's a good method to clean a boiler?

How can I determine the proper pipe thickness for a slurry line?

What is the best way to handle bend or turns in slurry piping systems?

What is the practical particle size limit for pneumatic conveying?

Are there any general rules for flushing slurry lines?

What are some common piping materials used to transport slurries?

What type of fasteners should be used with stainless steel piping?

Why is it important that the moisture content of natural gas be minimized?