Category Archives: Process Equipment

Reactors: What They Are and How to Purchase Them

Reactors are a type of device that is used as a container for a type of controlled form of chemical reaction. The types of reactions that can occur within these devices are conducted within controllable conditions that can be monitored … Continue reading Continue reading

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How To Reduce Cooling Tower Water Consumption

According to my calculation,  water consumption contributes around 30~40% to the total water consumption in the plant. This value is getting bigger and bigger as cooling tower performance getting worst and worst. This fact forces me to seek ways on … Continue reading

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Important Facts About Cooling Tower Blowdown

Water consumption is one of the costly materials that a cooling tower consumes continuously. Water consumption or loss in cooling tower can be caused by evaporation, wind flow, leakage and blowdown. Cooling water blowdown is responsible for the biggest water … Continue reading

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Ball Valve vs Gate Valve

Ball valve and gate valve have different construction, usage, advantages and disadvantages. Having ability to know the difference between ball valve vs gate valve is very important. It is because you can clearly understand which valve you should select. The … Continue reading

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Shell And Tube Heat Exchanger Maintenance Checklist

A shell and tube heat exchanger maintenance checklist is a list of checking items or questions that is used as a guidance for doing shell and tube heat exchanger maintenance. Shell and tube heat exchanger like other process equipments need … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Thermostatic and Thermodynamic Steam Trap

Selecting steam trap type is a crucial step in engineering work for the steam distribution line or steam usage point. Making wrong decision will lead to poor performance of the steam system. Knowing the difference between thermostatic and thermodynamic steam … Continue reading

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