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Reducing Project Execution Risks for Complex Analytical Systems

Posted in Analyzers, Project Services on Tuesday, January 30th, 2018. No comments yet
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Real-time analyzers play an important role in many process manufacturing operations. Some examples include natural gas custody transfer, combustion efficiency monitoring, combustion emissions component analysis, flowing fluid compositional analysis and more. Not only is the selection of the right analyzer for the right application important, but so is how it is installed and managed to […]

Optimizing Refinery Fluid Catalytic Cracking Units and Vapor Recovery Units

Posted in Analyzers, Refining on Monday, January 29th, 2018. No comments yet
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The petroleum refining process is a marvel in how it converts crude oil into so many usable and valuable products and feedstocks for other products. If you’re unfamiliar with the refining process or beginning your experience journey in the industry, I highly recommend the Hydrocarbon Engineering article, Waste Not, Want Not, by Emerson’s Bonnie Crossland. […]

Laser Gas Analyzers for Optimizing Ethylene Production

Posted in Analyzers, Chemical on Tuesday, October 17th, 2017. No comments yet
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The ethylene molecule consists of a double bond between carbon atoms and four hydrogen atoms bonded, two to each carbon atom. Per the Wikipedia Ethylene entry, it: …is widely used in the chemical industry, and its worldwide production (over 150 million tonnes in 2016[5]) exceeds that of any other organic compound.[6][7] Much of this production […]

Continuous Emissions Monitoring for Energy Optimization

Posted in Analyzers on Thursday, August 3rd, 2017. No comments yet
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For process manufacturers, the energy bill can up to 40-60% of the total operating budget. One way to optimize the energy expended is with Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS). Many people think of CEMS as something used for emissions regulatory reporting to help ensure certification and compliance with local and international regulatory agencies. But these […]

Continuous Gas Analyzers for Emissions, Gas Analysis and Compliance

Posted in Analyzers on Wednesday, April 19th, 2017. No comments yet
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The combustion process leads to emissions which must be measured and reported to regulatory authorities in jurisdictions where process manufacturers and producers operate. Technologies such as Quantum Cascade Laser (QCL) and Tunable Diode Laser (TDL) are used to sense and analyze industrial gases and monitor emissions. Continuous gas analyzers that use the combination of these […]