Category Archives: Process Equipment

Steel Pipe Inside Diameters – 4 Quick References

Getting steel pipe inside diameters for quick calculation is sometimes cannot be done because chemical engineer should open a thick handbook to find the value. The following are 4 quick references of steel pipe inside diameters. Just click it and … Continue reading Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Cooling Water Side Stream Filtration Is Important

How many times  have you encountered cooling water lines plugging? And how many times have you recorded plant operation has to be stopped due to quality problem of ?  quality is one of the key factors that affects cooling water … Continue reading

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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

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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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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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