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Garlock Building Safety and Reliability into your Plants and Processes Garlock, an EnPro Industries family of companies, is acknowledged as the global leader in high-performance fluid sealing and pipeline protection products for industry and infrastructure. Garlock products are at work in many specialty industries, including chemical and petrochemical, refining, pulp and paper, water and wastewater treatment and drainage, power generation, primary metals, food and pharma, infrastructure, mining and others. The company serve as an OEM provider and as a supplier to engineering and construction contractors. The Garlock family of companies continues to develop next-generation technologies that are changing the way industrial and infrastructure users meet their sealing requirements. By combining the most innovative products with unparalleled service and a strong environmental commitment, Mr Rajesh Baviskar Country Sales Manager - India, Sri Lanka Garlock India Pvt Ltd (An EnPro Industries Co) Pune, Maharashtra 411 026 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.garlock.com
Garlock deliver solutions that improve plant productivity, reduce costs and comply with increasingly stringent environmental regulations. Continued investment in research and development, new product innovations, production facilities, customer support and environmental initiatives are assurances that Garlock will retain their global leadership in sealing technologies. Mr Rajesh Baviskar, Country Sales Manager - India, Sri Lanka, Garlock India Pvt Ltd shares insights about the company in an exclusive interview with Bernard Rapose. Please share some insight into the journey till now since its inception? What has your company always been striving for? Garlock started its formal operations in the year 2007. Earlier Garlock being an export company doing its business from USA, Germany and France locations into Indian market, it was entirely different experience when Garlock local team started interacting with Indian customers. Indian process industry was less aware about Garlock and its product, service offerings. On the other side, Garlock globally had limited knowledge on what Indian industry is and what value addition it was looking for? This made two way educating and learning process for Garlock team and management. Garlock worldwide has been doing work of educating industry about the importance of right fluid sealing for their applications. In India we followed the same initiative. We have been educating industry irrespective of whether they use Garlock products or not. This initiative has built up a strong bond between Garlock and customers.
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Tell us about some of the key measures that Garlock is taking towards improving overall efficiency? How does Garlock monitor its progress towards perfection? Garlock always worked on how the wastage can be reduced and how things can be used to its fullest capability to achieve the output with high efficiency. Garlock is not a mass product production company. Apart from standard catalogue parts, Garlock makes many custom parts and at low quantity on daily basis. This requires highly flexible design and manufacturing process. To achieve this Garlock always used modern technology and equipment with lean manufacturing methods which eliminate unnecessary work stations and check points ensuring high output. We believe that the person who works on the particular activity is the most capable person to do the things in more efficient way and hence that person is given authority to make his or her decisions related to the activities he or she is responsible for. We always try to achieve â€œFirst Time Rightâ€? methodology towards achieving perfection.
Does Garlock deliver solutions that improve plant productivity, reduce cost and comply with increasingly stringent environmental regulations? What type of assurance Garlock gives to regain their global leadership in sealing technologies? Garlock always work on improving equipment and plant productivity, reducing maintenance cost by supplying most suitable sealing product. To achieve this, we study customer applications very carefully and then recommend most suitable product to suit that application. Sometimes customer has concern about the price point as compared to the existing product they use, but when they understand how actually they are saving cost than the existing cheap product by reducing waste and improving efficiency prefer to use Garlock products Many times customers
do not think about the environment they are polluting or damaging by using cheap quality product, but when they realise it, they definitely show interest in using high quality products to save environment. Garlock global team members are on various industrial forums, committees who continuously work on concerns over environmental issues. Garlock also have internal teams which work with our R&D to design and develop products those help meet environmental regulations. Garlock product credentials and our warrantee of serving the applications lead Garlock to have its leadership in fluid sealing industry. I feel very proud when our customers refer others to use Garlock products in the applications where customers have troubles achieving results.
What stringent quality test does your company follow? Do you have a separate team to ensure that all raw materials and components are tested as per the quality plan? Garlock is very particular about quality, be it raw material quality or final product quality or even individual employees work quality. Garlock being global company, we follow all international standards and work processes. Our supply chain and quality teams work together to ensure that every direct and indirect raw material or services are up to Garlock standard. Various internal tests as well as tests done at outside laboratory ensure that no compromise is being made so that final product delivered to our customers exceeds their expectations. Stringent documentation provides the full traceability of our products which is very important in sealing components. Your company acquired RubberFab Gasket & Molding Inc. How does this add to the image and value of Garlock? Are there more such plans to acquire companies or go in for JVs with Indian or foreign companies in the near future? RubberFab is a strategic addition to Garlock portfolio. RubberFab has very innovative and high quality products. RubberFab has extensive experience in food and pharmaceutical segment. This was perfect match with Garlock vision. Garlock is very active in finding strategic partners by mergers and acquisitions in the global market place. Garlock is surely looking into a perfect suite in Asia and India to grow its market share into this region. Your company has extensive experience of executing international projects. In your view, what are the gaps that the Indian companies need to address to be successful in other geographies? For any company to be successful outside its home country, I think it is very important to have right local people to give information on ground realities of those markets. Local laws, regulations and voice of customer need to be captured carefully.
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Once company knows what they need to do to enter into those markets, they need to
position themselves with the entry strategy to differentiate with the competitors. It is needless to say that product offering and service quality plays very important role in achieving the success! What are the various certifications acquired and what has been the key achievement of your company over the years? What is the growth rate you are aiming at during the current fiscal and how is it poised to grow in the next 5 years? Garlock complies with the regulations of all those industries where we do businesses. For example in oil and gas, we comply to fugitive emission norms, fire safe norms and necessary tests and certifications are obtained. For Food & Pharma industry we obtained FDA, KTW, Phthalate free, etc. Our manufacturing sites are ISO 9000 as well as 14000 certified. India market is slightly volatile based on global clues. But process industry never stops and hence focusing on right market gives us the growth in this volatile situation. India being one of the emerging markets, we are expecting to grow double digits in next 3 to 5 years. How do you ensure SHE (safety, health and environment) is implemented? What sort of training do you impart on your work force? Garlock is always concerned about safety at work place. Not only at Garlock locations but also at our customer locations. We make our customer work places safer by supplying them superior sealing solutions for their critical applications. We are proud to be named as Americas Safest Company in 2006, 2011 as well as in 2016. Our dedicated EHS committee continuously works with global locations to ensure all norms are followed and implemented. What steps has your company taken to bring science and innovation together to maintain the growth momentum in the current scenario? What strategy do you adopt to keep up with the changing demand trend? Our customers are our motivation to work on their challenging applications. As industry
is looking to achieve more efficiency with reduced resources, processes are becoming critical for sealing product suppliers. We value voice of our customers and take that forward up to our innovation team to come out with suitable solutions. This is why Garlock is able to lead in innovating products which cater to those demanding and challenging applications. How has the market evolved for Garlock products and what has been your strategy towards acquiring greater share in the market? What are the shortand long-term plans of the company? In my observation, over last 15 years Indian market and customers are now more concerned about good quality sealing products. Price factor is still important in India, but it is no more the only consideration. No one wants to use low quality products for cheap prices and keep worrying about high servicing and maintenance costs. I have seen customers are now knowledgeable on sealing products. Garlock does many training programs to spread knowledge to our customers and we involve customers in the process of designing and selecting sealing products for their applications. This makes our customers comfortable working with us and using our products. What is the market sentiment across the industry now? In your opinion, what key growth drivers will fuel this demand? With change in global political situation, India still has advantage of exporting technology products and services. In my view, our local consumption is the key to growth. Many initiatives taken by Indian Government will help industry grow. Growth in infrastructure, power and defence segment has lot of opportunities and potential to grow. Now that GST bill has been cleared, how do you see the impact on your company? What kind of opportunities do you see for Garlock in India? In my view, until GST is implemented it is not a reality! Impact of GST should be positive
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for businesses. Reduced paper work, reduced ease of filing is also an advantage. People will focus more on the business than worrying about complicated compliances. I do not think there are sufficient initiatives taken by Government to educate industry about GST. What is the roadmap, how it will be implemented, what readiness company has to have, etc. Large corporations are getting ready themselves by appointing consultants, but not everyone (especially small and medium sized companies) can afford to have consultant to educate them on GST. I feel there will be chaos for some time when GST gets implemented and most importantly people are not aware where to go for help they need! How does ‘Make in India’ help Garlock and other private players of the country to take advantage of this situation? What will be the message to the industry? Under “Make in India” if large industrial multinationals come to India with their manufacturing sites, this will help Indian industry to grow their businesses, also job creation can improve. India is an emerging market, all global companies wants to do business in India and most of them want to do trading business in India. When it comes to having manufacturing site in India, these global companies still hesitate. When people talk about India globally, I still see their concerns over India position on ease of doing business, corruption index charts and complicated laws. In my view, not only Government but also we as a people of India should work towards changing our image globally so that we come real part of global economy. ◘
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What are the different products your company manufactures and for which industry is it applicable? We are one of the leading solutions provider of warehousing equipment based in Mumbai, specialising in the design and manufacture of comprehensive range of materials handling equipment and customised solutions for different applications and operations as per the customers’ requirements. JAY provides wide variety of materials handling equipment like electric stackers, electric reach trucks, electric dock leveller, electric lifting platforms, electric pallet trucks, electric forklifts, electric scissor lift tables, electric order pickers, hydraulic pallet trucks and more. Industries we serve includes aviation, engineering, services, defence, logistics, railways, automobile, FMCG, textile, pharma, chemical, printing and packaging. What have been your company’s vision, mission and the slogan? What has your company always been striving for? We at JAY are ‘powered by the intellect and driven by values’. Our vision is to be recognized across the world and permanently rank topmost in India. We think, plan and act with a long-term view. We search for market-oriented innovations, promote them and implement them. We want to grow, but not at any cost. Our mission statement is to go global.
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Do you have a separate team to ensure that all raw materials and components are tested as per the quality plan? What sort of training do you impart on your work force? We are an ISO 9001:2015 company and involve both the end to achieve the desired quality. We provide our customers high quality products by keeping multiple checks at various process stages from product planning to final delivery. Welldefined processes including internal quality audit, experiment and review production manufacturing and collecting and responding to market information helps us to excel. What kind of R&D does the company engage in? What is the percentage of funds allocated to carry out research work? We have a well-knit R&D department, which is of great importance in our business as the level of competition, production; processes and methods are rapidly increasing. It is of special importance in the field of marketing where we watch competitors and customers closely in order to keep pace with modern trends and analyse the needs, demands and desires of our customers. JAY involves R&D at various levels, ie, in products development and innovations, service and customer satisfactions. But at product development, our R&D mainly focuses on the market demand, with quality and innovative products and customised equipment as per the client’s requirements.
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What are the various certifications acquired and what has been the key achievement of your company over the past few years? At JAY, we promote safety and quality. We comply with all relevant legislations and standards like ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18007:2007 to ensure that our products quality is at its best and also ensure the safety of our workforce at every stage by applying the best industrial manufacturing practices. We conduct safety training program for employees, do risk assessment and embrace occupational safety services for our site-based personnel.
from various heights; it is more safe and reliable than the conventional methods used, which posed great risk for humans whilst loading. With use of our JAY order picker one can get maximum throughput and efficiency and reduce your time and labour.
customers training, emergency services and maintenance contracts. We believe in customer satisfaction and as always ensure that your operations never stop as you always have our continuous support by our experts in this field.
Which are some of your pioneering products you recently introduced in the market or are there any plans to launch new products? Jay Equipment & Systems Pvt Ltd provides world-class materials handling solutions as complete logistic solutions across all industrial segments. Ezi electric stacker, dock levellers, electric lifting platforms and order pickers are one of our pioneering products, which through innovation and advanced technology has helped the customers to ease their applications for stacking, loading and transfer of materials for various applications. Order pickers is one of our newly developed product which was introduced recently in the market for easing customersâ€™ efforts of order picking and retrieving of goods
Also, our in-house R&D department recently introduced Ezi electric stacker having a lift capacity of up to two tonnes with all new features and AC technology; this electric stacker is by itself a new innovation as it is the much awaited and required equipment as far as handling of high capacity of load is concerned in less a space which was not possible earlier as forklifts required huge amount of space for movement of vehicles. This equipment will help customers save lot of space, time and money.
Creating innovative products is just the start. More than products, do you provide solutions? What makes your company different from the rest? We do not only sell products, but we partner with our clients by providing solutions for various applications and to add value we have vast range of products to suit all materials handling applications. Further, what makes our company different from others is that we provide solutions with most suitable products but also to the most important we also offer comprehensive after sales service package including condition tests, preventive maintenance,
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Further, for the customers who are looking for the short or long term lease or want to lower their capital expenditure, we also offer rental solutions of well-maintained equipment; this equipment regularly passes all necessary checks so one can enjoy uninterrupted productivity. While recommending a perfect solution for your customers, what are the things you take into consideration? As said earlier, we not only sell products to our customers, we help them make the right decision, that is why we have about 70-75 per cent repeat orders and 90-95 per cent satisfied customers. As we provide solutions, we also take care of our customersâ€™ applications, efficiency and finance, safety and environment. Protecting, promoting and maintaining the safety of all stakeholders in its area of operations is our key motto. Protecting the environment, preventing pollution and ensuring rigorous controls on environmental impacts is what we believe. Further, we never compromise on our quality and after-sales service required for our valuable customers.
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What is the market sentiment across the industry currently? In your view, what are the gaps that the Indian companies need to address to be successful in other geographies? Currently, the market is growing at a very slow pace, but as far as JAY is concerned, we have developed a great reputation as one of the prominent manufacturers of materials handling equipment in the country. We have wide geographical presence not only in India but around the globe. As per our experience, every industry has its own requirements, according to the geographic conditions one should identify and focus more on key areas, which can help in expanding the various locations and make their presence felt.
has stopped or is growing at a slow pace. But when it comes to India, the situation is a little different, the overall growth in current fiscal is good but not as expected, but the same is about to change with the introduction of GST in the next financial year, and as India is a vast country with various geographic conditions and requirements, the market growth is expected to grow at an impressive rate in the coming years, and over the period of 5 years India will achieve not better but the top position in the growing market index. As said earlier, we have already introduced various new innovative products, and still more to come, we are seeing a good growth rate as compared to others in our field of industry. Over the period of 5 years we are looking forward to be one of the leading manufacturers and solutions providers for materials handling equipment.
are producing various materials handling equipment, and being a reputed manufacturer, we are always looking for a good opportunity, and through the great initiative taken by our Prime Minister for Make in India, we are receiving JV proposal and are ready for any new proposal for JV with any foreign collaborators willing to utilise our infrastructural facilities for manufacturing of various materials handling equipment. â—˜
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talvacuum, one of the most known manufacturers of vacuum dryers and vacuum pumps for the production processes of chemical, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries, has recently introduced on the market an innovative horizontal paddle dryer. It is Planex System, a multi-patented machine, which is conquering the most demanding operators from all around the world, by guaranteeing results that were unthinkable till now with conventional systems, both horizontal and vertical. Designed to dry wet feed from filtration and centrifuging processes Planex System is ideal for the production of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), fine chemicals and intermediates. The major added-value of Planex System is the eccentric agitator with two independent movements that can simultaneously revolve around its own axis and rotate tangentially to the drying chamber. The combined rotations of the agitator and its small size compared to the drying chamber diameter, ensures the perfect mixing of the entire batch, and allows consuming at least three times less energy than conventional dryers with concentric agitators. This means a
Planex System front view.
three-fold reduction in mechanical and thermal stresses on the batch being dried (Analysis by Politecnico di Torino’s Department of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering). As a result, even the most delicate and temperaturesensitive products are treated with maximum care. But there is more. The Planex System control software allows to automatically command the agitator movements with the Stop & Swing program. In this way, the agitator swings back and forth, thus remaining all the time immersed in the product, and guaranteeing its continuous mixing. This approach is particularly effective when processing small batches. Moreover Planex System, thanks to its agitator’s ZeroFriction planetary movement, prevents the product from being rubbed against the drying chamber walls and thus heating up due to friction, a typical problem in conventional paddle systems. In addition, the rotation of the paddles tangentially to the chamber walls, conveys the product into the small clearance between the agitator and the chamber surface, preventing lumps formation and guaranteeing an even more effective drying and a controlled final particle size distribution, which is impossible to achieve with conventional dryers. The minimum clearance between agitator profile and chamber walls not only prevents product build-ups, but it also makes discharge significantly easier. In addition, there is a specific automatic program for the discharge operations. These operations are even more effective thanks to the “pendulum” movement of the agitator (the agitator “pendulum” movement), which swings by 90 degrees in the discharge area. As a result, the amount of product left in the Planex System chamber after
discharge is truly minimal, averaging less than 1% of the volume. Planex System also features outstanding loading flexibility. The system is available with total volumes ranging from 150 to 3,200 liters. Maximum loading capacity depends on the product to be processed, and can vary from 15% to 80% of the chamber volume. The system can meet all the production needs of the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, as it is capable of processing small amounts of product as well as large batches. Planex System is safe for operators, the environment and the product, because it is designed and manufactured in compliance with European Union ATEX Directives and CE marking requirements, as well as with the increasingly stringent US FDA standards and cGMP Current Good Manufacturing Practice Regulations. Manufacturing Materials All the parts of Planex System that come into contact with the product are made of AISI 316L stainless steel, but other weldable materials such as Alloy C-22 and AISI 904L are available on request. The drying chamber walls, the agitator shaft and the access hatch are heated by diathermal fluid circulation to prevent cold spots that could cause solvent condensation or product buildup. Internal surfaces of the drying chamber are lapped or electropolished to optimize corrosion resistance, reduce adhesion
Eccentric agitator profile.
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and friction on the product, improve powder flow behaviour and facilitate cleaning operations. The shaft of the agitator is complete with a double mechanical seal system, studied to guarantee the perfect vacuum tightness and the absolute purity of the dried batch, avoiding any risk of contamination of the product. The mechanical seal may be of conventional type with wet flushing or run dry with nitrogen immission. Cleaning Planex System is designed and developed to make cleaning operations outstandingly fast and effective. This is an important consideration for any machine, and one that is absolutely essential for a dryer that customers from all around the world have selected for its versatility and ability to be used in multi-product assets. Ease of cleaning, in fact, means that all the operations involved in washing the interior of the dryer, removing the internal parts, inspecting the unit and cleaning the exterior are simple and straightforward.
Clean room installation.
The fully accessible chamber interior, with no hard-to-reach zones or areas that could trap product residues, ensures that the entire dryer can be perfectly cleaned. To make the washing operation even more effective, the dryer is equipped with an efficient CIP system with retractable rotating washing head. Equipping Planex System with the CIP washing unit not only guarantees perfect cleaning, it also provides significant savings: the agitator’s off-centered position enables it to rotate during washing, thus reducing the amount of liquid needed.
In its factory Italvacuum has a range of pilot systems, which allow carrying out semi-industrial scale drying tests on customer’s products. During pilot trials, product samples can be taken for analysis without breaking the vacuum and the process parameters can be modified at any time in order to reach the ideal drying process. In this way customers can choose the Italvacuum system that best meets their needs.
Internal Parts Removal Thanks to its special structure, the agitator can be readily disassembled into removable sectors, thus making cleaning operations even more effective. This is an exclusive feature that makes Planex System a one-of-a-kind dryer: in conventional systems, the agitator is made of a single structure and removing it requires the use of bulky equipment and long system downtimes. Internal Inspection The big front-opening hatch provides full access to the entire drying chamber. Other advantages include the agitator’s offcentered position. This allows the operator to have more room to work, making it even faster and easier to carry out swab testing. External Cleaning The exterior of Planex System is also easy to clean. The entire machine is housed in a sealed external casing (cGMP particlefree configuration) which encloses the insulation and all electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic circuits. In addition, no support to the machine is present in the clean room, as the drying chamber is flange-mounted on the wall. In this way the chamber exterior can be cleaned quickly and effectively, avoiding product accumulations in slots or junctions. These features, combined with the partitioning approach, permit clean room installation, so that the clean area can be pressurized and kept separate from the technical area.
Turnkey Systems In addition to the dryer, Italvacuum is the only manufacturer in the world that can design and produce internally all the auxiliary units – vacuum system included – ensuring that they are sized to meet any processing requirements: • Saurus939 high vacuum pump • Vacuum condensation unit for drying time reduction and extracted solvent recovery • External cyclone filter, designed in order to prevent pressure drop and condensation, for full vacuum line protection • Heating/cooling units for system temperature regulation • PLC control system with CFR 21 Part 11 certified software, able to guarantee reproducible dried batches and interface with centralized control systems. Strengths 1) Energy consumption three times lower than in conventional dryers 2) Three-fold reduction in mechanical and thermal stresses, to the benefit of product purity 3) Eccentric agitator with ZeroFriction planetary movement: • no localized friction on the product • possibility to process very delicate temperature-sensitive products • no build-up • guaranteed final particle size 4) Ideal for processing also small batches, thanks to the automatic Stop & Swing program 5) Easy total discharge thanks to: • minimum clearance between agitator paddles and fully machined drying chamber walls
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is also due to the training provided to all the salesmen and technicians that are constantly updated with regular courses. Italvacuum is going to approach the Indian market also with its vacuum dryers line including:
Saurus vacuum pump front view. •
special automatic program
Italvacuum in India
Faster drying times thanks to the combined rotations of the agitator, which increases the product surface exposed to evaporation
Italvacuum is well known in India for its vacuum pump, named Saurus939, which guarantees unrivalled performance in all the main chemical and pharmaceutical processes. A simply designed machine, that combines traditional robustness and reliability with the most evolved technology. Resistance, strength and consumption of oil virtually eliminated thanks to the innovative LubriZero® system, a solution which guarantees perfect operation and optimum results with total respect for the environment. Saurus939 has no fear of aggressive and corrosive solvents, powders and condensates, nor distillation by-products. But above all it does not fear confrontation because it is designed and manufactured to work 24 hours a day with a constant excellent performance and minimum operating costs, thanks to a lowenergy motor, negligible oil consumption and easy, immediate maintenance. Powerful, efficient and absolutely safe: Saurus939 guarantees optimum safety through the whole process and complete purity of the final product.
Very high final vacuum levels
Easy cleaning of interior and exterior, with practical access for inspection and swab testing
Simple agitator paddles dismantling and removal, without long machine downtimes
10) Full system automation guarantees batch-to-batch process Italvacuum - Innovative by Tradition Pushing forward the frontier of innovation every day, this, from the very beginning, has been Italvacuum’s mission, among the world’s leading manufacturers of vacuum pumps and vacuum dryers for the chemical and pharmaceutical industry. Thanks to over 75 years of experience, Italvacuum is able to realize cuttingedge equipment. Top quality, safety and productivity in any application, with a special care for sustainability and total respect for the environment. A reliability guaranteed by an established presence all over the world, with a constantly growing number of installations, and by international patents.
Thanks to the cooperation with Vac Enterprises India LLP, based in Mumbai and well rooted in all the country, more than 500 Italvacuum vacuum pumps have been installed in India. With a very competent staff, Vac Enterprises India LLP is able to understand every client requirements. This
Planex® System, multi-patented paddle vacuum dryer with ZeroFriction® planetary movement eccentric agitator
CRIOX® System, rotary vacuum dryer/ powderer with motor-driven lump breaker units for patented quality acknowledged all around the world.
MULTISPRAY® cabinet dryer, vacuum tray dryer with patented CIP MULTISPRAY fast washing system for fast cleaning of all internal parts.
CosmoDry® System, paddle vacuum dryer with concentric agitator, fitted with a shaft that can be disassembled in sections, for maximum ease of cleaning and inspection.
LaboDry, laboratory-scale vacuum tray drying oven designed for glove box installation.
Planex System has just won the Dry Trophy Innovation Award 2016, prize organized by NWGD (Dutch Working Group on Drying), sponsored by the Dutch government, which promotes innovation in the drying field, especially with regard to energy savings, as you may see from the below link and the enclosed winner prize certificate. www.bulkgids.nl/nieuws/dry-trophyvoor-vacuumdroger-italvacuum-4157.html You may find further information on their Planex System on the following websites www.planexsystem.it/en/home www.italvacuum.com ◘
Hall 1-Booth B13 C at ChemTECH World Expo 2017, Mumbai from 14-17 February 2017.
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etermining which technologies to use to meet corporate social responsibility (CSR) targets, with a goal to specify across all operations, is a critical decision that can yield substantial returns to the bottom line, but the process is unwieldy and often the corporate channels for implementing new technologies are not well-defined, whether in terms of budget or in terms of the approval process. There are many options you can use for energy reduction goals, such as LED lighting, boiler economizers and thermal insulation coatings (TICs), but determining which will give you the best ongoing return on investment, shortest payback and longest lifespan can take some time. For example, the payback period for installing LED bulbs in a factory can be in the range of three years (Ref 1), but the payback period for installing a thermal insulation coating (TIC) in a factory to insulate heat process equipment can be 6-18 months (Ref 2). That’s a big difference in the time to recoup your initial investment. To make the right decision on the best technologies to implement for improved company sustainability, you also need to
review where you use the most energy and which projects make the most impact. According to the US Department of Energy, 45.3% of energy used in an industrial facility is for process heating, while the HVAC/Lighting use about 8.6%, So there is a strong case to be made for a technology that can insulate heat process equipment, where most energy is being consumed, and be used to hit multiple sustainability targets beyond just energy reduction. Do you participate in the sustainability planning and implementation programs at your corporation? If so, you may want to review TICs, such as Synavax TM thermal insulation coatings. Some of the main sustainability goals that you will see on many CSRs are: • Energy Reduction • Waste Reduction • Lowering Carbon or GHG Emissions • Improved Employee Health and Safety • Water Use Reduction The more targets you can positively impact with one technology, the lower your overall cost is for implementing a company-wide sustainability program. A unique thing about a thermal insulation coating, such as Synavax TM Heat Shield TM line of TICs, is that it can help you reach multiple sustainability targets, such as energy reduction, waste reduction. carbon/GHG emissions reduction and improved employee health and safety.
amidst the intense pressure to keep production lines running and optimized. Often times the only measures that are implemented are those that have been used for decades, such as mineral wool or fiberglass. Although these measures work, they can only go so far to impact the overall energy savings, emissions reduction and other costs savings for your operations.
The Right Technology Can Help You Meet Several CSR Goals for Sustainability
How Energy Use and Emissions are Connected According to the US Energy Information Administration (Ref 3), the key US energy-related carbon dioxide emissions sources are: • Coal •
Other combustion waste materials
There is a direct connection between energy use and carbon and GHG emissions. Fossil fuels supply 82% of the primary energy consumed in the United States and are responsible for 94% of total carbon dioxide emissions (Ref 4). Some Key Ways that TICs can Contribute to Energy and Emissions Reduction Goals • Insulate boilers, steam pipes and other heat process equipment to reduce LNG, oil and coal use
What most company leaders have in common when looking for sustainable technologies are intense time constraints having the dual responsibilities of running day-to-day operations and the mandate to improve sustainability and lower energy consumption in their focus of control from the production lines, to the power stations, to the actual physical plant itself. Corrosion-resistant field study on thermal insulation coating by SynavaxTM. No rust present, and no creep at the scored areas.
Finding time to research and evaluate new technologies is a tremendous challenge
Heat Shield EPX-H2O insulation coating (tinted blue) applied to steam pipe in chemical plant.
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Marketing Initiative Chart of typical industrial energy use and how it is divided.
Reduce the overall carbon footprint of manufactured goods by using less energy to manufacture them
Easily insulate building walls and roofs to lower electricity used for heating and cooling and related carbon and GHG emissions.
All our insulation coatings are low VOC, so using them won’t negatively contribute to additional emissions into the atmosphere
Did you know that a simple project with thermal insulation coatings can equate to a reduction of 162 metric tonnes of GHG emissions annually? Hospital Steam Pipe Insulation Study Synavax TM Heat Shield High Heat TIC
was used at a large hospital for steam pipe insulation. The application used an 8-coat coverage, which is approximately 8/1000 th of an inch thickness and provided approximately a 110 0F (61 oC) temperature reduction, lowering the surface temperature from 302 0F (150 oC) to 192 oF (88.9 oC) degrees. How this Equates to Meeting Carbon and GHG Emission Reduction Goals For every 1,000 SF of steam pipe surface area insulated per the results above, the following is possible: • Annual energy savings of 3,046.20 MMBtu/year •
Based on today’s energy dollars, that is $8,285.66 USD/year savings on liquid natural gas
Reduction of 162 Metric Tons of GHG emissions, according to the US EPA’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions equivalency calculator. (Ref 5)
Equivalent savings of 376 barrels of oil per year
Improved Employee Safety Another CSR goal that can be met by insulating equipment is improved employee safety. Insulating hot equipment can lower the exterior surface temperature to a safe to touch range (typically about 140oF/60oC). An insulation coating can also reduce the heat radiated into the working environment from a large piece of equipment like a boiler or industrial oven, thus reducing chance of heat stroke and related issues. Reducing Waste with Corrosion and CUI Prevention While anti-corrosion is not typically the first consideration when checking the list of corporate sustainability goals, it fits right into a key category – Waste Reduction. Protecting your equipment from the damage of corrosion means a longer replacement cycle and less physical waste and monetary waste purchasing equipment before it is truly needed. It costs less to protect your equipment that it does to have to replace it early due to corrosion-caused failure. In fact, corrosion under insulation costs an estimated $2.5 trillion annually according to a study by NACE International, and implementing corrosion prevention can result in a global savings of 15-35% of that cost. It is cost-efficient to use a TIC that also prevents corrosion for insulating equipment for a dual benefit. While they are sought after most for their powerful energy saving benefits, they are a concentrated, multipurpose technology that also prevents corrosion and corrosion under insulation (CUI). Some Key Ways that TICs can Contribute to your Waste Reduction Goals: • Preserve metal assets to reduce waste and the energy required to make new items.
Textile mill heat process equipment insulated with a clear high temperature thermal insulation coating as part of a company-wide sustainability project.
Aid in the refurbishing and reuse of tanks, pipes and other equipment.
Prevent waste by coating your outdoor structures, including handrails, metal cages, awnings, statues and beams.
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For plant managers, engineers and the increasingly important dedicated sustainability executives, finding the latest and most advanced technologies to try requires overcoming the trio of challenges surrounding time, money and risk. Thermal insulation coating technology can help you win on all three fronts.â—˜ References 1) Go GreenLED International https:// gogreenledinternational.com/pages/ case-studies 2)
Synavax TM Thermal Insulation Coatings: http://www.synavax.com/manufacturing-2/
EIA https://www.eia.gov/tools/faqs/faq. cfm?id=75&t=11
EIA https://www.eia.gov/energyexplained/ index.cfm?page=environment_where_ghg_ come_from
EPA https://www.epa.gov/energy/ greenhouse-gas-equivalenciescalculator
Ms Francesca Crolley Vice President, Training & Specifications Synavax TM, Inc, U.S.A. Tel: +1 303-228-3701 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.synavax.com
Conclusion As you are sitting down considering the options for your corporate sustainability goals, it is important to review key factors of any technology you are considering, such as payback period, ongoing return on investment, lifespan and whether it can help you meet more than one of your CSR goals.
Ms Laurie Burchill Vice President, Sustainability Synavax TM Inc, U.S.A. Tel: +1 303-228-3701 E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.synavax.com
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AODD Pumps for Chemical Processes Since their invention more than 60 years ago, AODD pumps have become pigeonholed by many pump users, who see them as only usable in utilitarian, auxiliary or basic liquidhandling and transfer applications. In reality, thanks to a series of noteworthy refinements that have economized the AODD pump’s method of operation, the unit can now be considered a true “process” pump and has gained acceptance as such in the diverse sectors of the chemical process industries (CPI), including paints and coatings, ceramics, adhesives and sealants, foods, beverages, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.
ir-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps have earned a reputation as a technology that is well-suited for utilitarian, auxiliary or basic liquid-handling and transfer applications thanks to their design characteristics that allow them to obtain dry self-prime, run dry, maintain suction lift up to 30 feet (9 meters or 14.7 psia), withstand deadhead pumping conditions, operate while completely submerged and pass solids up to 3 inches (76 mm) in diameter. In reality, though, these characteristics have also allowed AODD pumps to be extremely effective in more delicate liquid-handling applications, including those that are prevalent in the pharmaceutical and food-and-beverage industries. Thanks to a series of technological advancements from Wilden® the AODD can now be considered a true “process” pump, having gained acceptance as such in diverse industries like paint and coatings, ceramics, adhesives and sealants, oil and gas, food and beverage, pharmaceutical and cosmetics. When one of the largest independent chemical distributors in the United States relocated to a new, larger facility with expanded warehousing, blending, packaging, clean room and warm room areas it needed a pump technology that could perform well in a number of unique operating environments. The solution was to equip the facility with bolted AODD pumps, which possess the capability to handle a plethora of different chemicals that would need to pass safely through the facility. Then there was the case of the leader in solvent production for use in the
Indonesian paint-and-coatings market which needed to improve the operational efficiencies at its production plants, where the time needed to load and unload holding tanks was becoming prohibitive. After performing onsite tests, the plant’s operators learned that advanced AODD pump air motor technology could not only reduce the transfer times through higher flow rates, but could do so with decreased compressed air consumption compared to competitive products, thus reducing the operating costs of the fluid transfer.
operational characteristics. While air loss has been a constant concern within the operational window of AODD pumps, the earliest ADSs were designed first and foremost to battle another operational irregularity in the AODD pump’s performance: stalling and icing. It was only once those performance inhibitors were conquered that designers turned their attention to developing ways to more efficiently govern the pump’s air consumption.
Despite the fact that AODD pumps have, from day one, proven their effectiveness in utilitarian liquid-transfer applications, there has always been one annoying glitch in their operation: at the end of every pump stroke, a small, but still significant, amount of air was wasted. This kept the pump from operating at its most efficient and added to its bottom line cost of operation.
One of the first ADSs designed to promote energy efficiency featured a dial that could be used to tune the pump’s operating speed by restricting the amount of air that was allowed to enter the pump. It’s a fact of AODD pump life that a slower running pump is more efficient. For example, a dial-in ADS running at full throttle may consume 50 standard cubic feet per minute (scfm) of air in order to pump 100 gallons per minute (gpm) of fluid. Using the dial, the incoming compressed air can be dialed back to a 35-scfm rate, where the pump will transfer the liquid at a flow rate of 80 gpm. This is a 20% reduction in flow rate, accompanied by a 30% reduction in air consumption, which makes the pump more efficient.
Because of that, AODD pump manufacturers – led, of course, by Wilden – were always searching for ways to decrease or eliminate the air loss at the end of the pump stroke. This has led to a Series of advancements in Air Distribution System (ADS) technology that have enabled the AODD pump to optimize air usage (and cost) while still maintaining its standard-setting
While the dial-in ADS represented an undoubted advance in AODD pump operation, there was still more field that needed to be plowed if pump performance was to hit the sweet spot in optimized air consumption. That day came in 2013 with the development of a new ADS technology that featured a revolutionary air control spool, which is shaped, more or less, like an hourglass. This innovation was driven
While these examples may show that AODD pumps can be considered process pumps in critical applications across a wide variety of industries, this has only become possible once some noteworthy refinements in their operation were made. The Air In There
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When working with a centrifugal pump, the fluid viscosity is a design factor in the pump equipment and its selection for a specific application. Impeller dimensions and styles are specifically tailored to be compatible with thick or thin fluids, making moving a pump from one application to the other not really workable. Working with an AODD pump, however, the viscosity need not be a factor for operation. This is the real benefit of the AODD pump in this realm – its ability to handle multiple or different viscosities without regard for equipment setup.
The chart above illustrates how the next-generation operation of the Pro-Flo® SHIFT ADS from Wilden® is able to eliminate the wasteful air overfilling that occurs at the end of each pump stroke with traditional AODD pump designs.
by an evaluation of the pressure dynamics that occur within the AODD pump during its operation. This evaluation clearly revealed that air consumption was significantly impacted by an increase in air pressure at the end of each diaphragm stroke. Specifically, when the shaft would come to a full stop at the end of each stroke a shift signal would be sent to indicate that the flow of air should cease. However, there was a small time lag between the stopping of the shaft and the sending of the signal, meaning that the full force of the compressor continued to push compressed air into the air chamber, but that air was not doing any actual work and was lost to the atmosphere upon exhaust. The function of the air control spool reduces the amount of air that is allowed into the pump at the end of the stroke, which drastically reduces the amount of
“wasted” energy that had traditionally been “force fed” into the pump. This allows the AODD pump to experience up to 60% savings in air consumption, while delivering more yield per scfm than AODD pump models that feature legacy ADSs. Through Thick And Thin The favorable reputation of AODD pumps is built on the technology’s versatility, or ability to handle a wide range of liquids with varying characteristics. One of the most important is viscosity, or the thickness of the liquid that is being transferred, since the pump’s true best operational efficiency is only achieved if the lowest possible amount of scfms of air are consumed while delivering the highest possible flow rate, no matter the viscosity. Specifically, in the operation of AODD pumps, slip is almost eliminated, regardless of the viscosity of the fluid, as
it is controlled by the ball check valves in the pump. Other technologies such as gear, screw and lobe pumps have fixed tolerances to control slip, which makes them unable to adequately adjust to viscosity changes.
For example, gear pumps may be a good choice for very thick oil or viscous liquids, but they are poor choices for thinner liquids like ethanol or water. The AODD pump, on the other hand, is a jack-of-alltrades that does not care if the fluid is thick, thin, particulate-free or laden with particulates; its design allows it to pull in the liquid, no matter its composition, and drive it downstream. AODD pump manufacturers do publish viscosity correction tables, but these are simply helpful in predicting pump performance given specific system discharge and air inlet pressures and a known viscosity. In reality, the design of the AODD pump does not need to change for liquids that have highly viscous or very thin consistencies. AODD pump manufacturers are also taking steps to improve the flow path of their pumps, which will make it even easier to efficiently transfer highly viscous or particulate-laden liquids. In fact, some newer AODD pump models with redesigned and optimized wetted paths deliver flow rates up to 50% higher than legacy models. This enhanced flow capability may also allow the operator to use, for example, a 2-inch pump where a 3-inch model may have been the choice in the past, with attendant initial cost of ownership and maintenance cost reductions – smaller pumps, smaller price.
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Marketing Initiative Among the benefits that a Wilden® air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump outfitted with the Pro-Flo® SHIFT ADS can offer chemical processors are significant savings in air consumption, more yield per standard cubic feet per minute (scfm), easy maintenance and the ability to handle a wide range of corrosive or hazardous liquids.
A caveat must be noted, though, that the AODD pump does have a few performance limitations, most commonly on the suction side of the pump, since the only pressure that is available to bring the liquid to the pump is atmospheric. In cases of extreme suction conditions, the physical location of the pump relative to the pumped media is a crucial component of application success, ie, the pump should be moved as close to the source of the fluid as possible. This will reduce the line friction leading to the pump. Whenever possible, locate the pump below the supply tank – this will enable gravity to assist the “feeding” of the pump. Also, eliminate as many fittings and elbows on the suction side of the pump as possible. Operators and system designers may additionally consider over-sizing the plumbing leading to the pump, all in an effort to reduce friction on the suction side. These are some of the tricks of the trade that can be used to take advantage of the AODD pump’s versatility and ability to optimize air consumption and liquid flow rates.
There is no question that the improvements in overall AODD pump operation and ADS capabilities have been significant over the years, and the same can be said for diaphragm materials and design. As AODD pumps have begun to be used in more process-type applications the advances in diaphragm performance have kept pace.
So, what does all this mean for the chemical-processing industry? By definition, chemical manufacture features some of the most intricate and complex industrial processes in the world. The complexity of chemical manufacture is highlighted by the number of so-called “unit operations” that must be completed during the overall manufacturing process.
Correct diaphragm material selection is critical to ensure safe AODD pump operation, with six primary factors to consider when choosing a diaphragm: chemical compatibility, temperature range, abrasion resistance, flex life, performance and cost. To help meet these diverse operational criteria, the number of effective diaphragm materials has also grown and now consists of three basic subsets: Synthetic rubber (Neoprene, Buna-N, EPDM and Viton), thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) (polyurethane, Santoprene, Hytrel and Geolast) and Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE or Teflon). Manufacturers have experts on hand to help pump users select the best diaphragm material and design for their applications.
One of the most critical of these unit operations is the transfer of liquids along the production chain. Because of the importance of the myriad transferring operations within the entire chemicalmanufacturing process – raw materials to storage tanks, raw materials to blending tanks, finished products into fixed-weight containers, etc – facility operators need to identify the best pumping technology for the job, one that possesses the versatility to perform reliably and efficiently at any number of points in the production hierarchy. It had almost become a rote choice among chemical manufacturers that centrifugal
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A closer look, through, shows that despite its reputation, the centrifugal pump does not appear to be the all-conquering technology that is required for efficient and optimized chemical-processing applications. Specifically, centrifugal pumps work best when they are operated at their Best Efficiency Point (BEP). Unfortunately, that BEP is rarely realized for an extended period of time during fluidtransfer operations, which results in flow rates that can fluctuate constantly. Additionally, consistent operation off the BEP can lead to potential problems, not only from the equipment’s operational point of view, but also in regard to the production process and the way the chemical is formulated. Also, when a centrifugal pump operates to the left of its BEP, radial loads increase due to the way the pump generates pressure along its volute by reducing the fluid velocity. This method of operation increases shaft deflection at the seal faces, which results in increased seal wear and a decrease in the pump’s life expectancy. Working to the left of the curve will also increase axial loads that can overload the thrust bearings, especially in open-impeller and diffuser-type multistage centrifugal pumps. Finally, as a centrifugal pump operates close to the zero-flow point (zero efficiency), heat will be generated at levels that can be highly harmful to heat-sensitive chemicals or products themselves, which can also adversely affect safety and the quality of the resulting product. At the other end of the spectrum, when a centrifugal pump works to the right of BEP other problems can be created. Specifically, the level of net positive suction head (NPSH) required increases, which may cause efficiency-harming cavitation to occur. Since the liquidtransfer process in the chemical industry, particularly when handling specialty chemicals, is managed in batches, an insufficient NPSH condition may be
more complicated to detect, but it will deteriorate the pump’s operational capabilities continuously, meaning that the pump’s ability to handle any cavitation that occurs will be compromised. By comparison, the fluid-delivery curve for an AODD pump is very similar to that of the centrifugal unit, without the negative behaviour that occurs when running off the BEP. The AODD pump will perform based on the inlet air pressure supplied to the pump and the system pressure it encounters. If adequate suction pressure is available, fluid will flow into the pump and be discharged based on the relationship between the air pressure operating the pump and the system pressure. The larger this pressure differential is, the faster the pump will operate, and when the differential is reduced, the pump’s operation will slow. This is referred to as “infinitely variable speed operation.” If the system pressure should increase unexpectedly, the pump will operate until the inlet air and system pressure are equal, at that time the AODD pump will stop – in what is termed a “deadhead” condition – with no equipment damage. The system remains pressurized, but no differential pressure exists to continue driving fluid. The pump will restart when the system pressure falls below the operating air pressure, which is particularly important in batch processes. In contrast, a closed valve can wreak havoc on a centrifugal pump, and with different positive displacement pump technologies operating against a closed valve can cause damage or destroy a system by reaching the burst pressure of the plumbing in very short order. If a valve is restricted on the inlet side of a centrifugal pump, the pump can cavitate, leading to impeller and volute damage. If the inlet were closed completely, the operator should expect bearing and wear-ring failure due to heat buildup. If this condition occurs when operating an AODD pump, the pump will slow and if the inlet were closed completely, the pump would
stop, waiting for the inlet line to be open once more, when it would resume its pumping operations. In summation, AODD pumps can match the supposed advantages that centrifugal pumps may have while also shining an even brighter spotlight on the centrifugal pump’s troubling operational disadvantages. ◘
pumps were the best technology for transfer operations within the chemical plant, for a few reasons.
Edison Brito Global Sales Director, Diaphragm Eqpt Wilden and PSG. Tel: (973) 780-7985 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Centrifugal Compressor Maintenance Sa fe ty is importan t to an y mai n t e n a n c e pra c t ic e a n d it is im pe ra t iv e t o f o l l o w t h e re c om m e nded procedu res an d w a r n in gs ide n t if ie d in t h e own e r' s m a n u a l. I t i s as s u med tha t the se maintenance recomme n da t ion s will be pe rf orm e d by a t ra in e d memb er o f the m a i nten an ce team or by a t e c h n ic ia n wh o is qu a lif ie d a n d k n owle dge ab l e i n t h e sa fe p r a c tices and h an dlin g of t h e m a t e ria ls dis c u s s e d in t h is a rt ic le .
aying special attention to rotors and coolers is pivotal to achieving high performance for centrifugal compressors. This is one example of some of the maintenance practices that will move machine performance from good to great. Leveraging Ingersoll Rand’s global expertise, this article summarizes maintenance practices that can boost system performance, yield fewer breakdowns, reduce operating costs and improve productivity. The first section of this article offers best practices in five key maintenance areas. The second section focuses on rotor assembly maintenance and the advantages of working with an expert to maintain compressors. The final section discusses rebuilds, reconditioning and rerates. 1) Conduct Preventative Maintenance Centrifugal compressors are used widely across many industries, as they require less maintenance while providing higher airflow than similar-sized positivedisplacement compressors. With few moving parts and an energy-efficient design, they are simpler to maintain and also offer lower comparative lifecycle costs. As with any high performance equipment, environmental conditions, wear or neglect can affect centrifugal performance. Conducting practical maintenance can extend the operating life and system performance levels. 2) Customize Maintenance Programs It is worth noting that regardless of how similar two facilities may be, their maintenance needs may differ dramatically. Centrifugal compressor
operators should customize maintenance programs to specific equipment by taking into consideration unique operating conditions, hours of operation, the volume of starts and stops, seasonal shutdowns, and equipment age. By following good-practice basics, including regular inspection, cleaning, adjustment and repair, compressor owners can realize greater system reliability and performance. They also can improve environmental performance, worker safety and cost-efficiency of their operation. 3) Conduct Daily Inspections Daily or shift change inspections provide operators with a baseline understanding of normal operating conditions. They are also excellent ways to catch early signs of trouble, which can include atypical noises, discolored oil, leaks, atypical vibrations, temperature variations or condensate drain clogs, before they impact the performance of the machine. A single deviation alone might not be enough to cause system failure, but when several deviations combine, the risk of failure increases dramatically. Recognizing minor changes in operation and responding appropriately can help reduce risk and keep compressors running reliably. Routine items that fall into daily inspections include recording your system’s operating parameters, wiping external surfaces, checking for leaks and checking condensate drain function.
Advantages of Preventative Centrifugal Compressor Maintenance •
Routine non-invasive analysis of compressor component condition is significantly more economical than invasive, unplanned maintenance
Controlled maintenance when needed can prevent catastrophic failure and reduces overall costs
Maintenance planning is simplified when equipment performance is confidently understood
Reduced unplanned downtime for increased production and revenue
Major centrifugal compressor breakdowns can result in damaged impellers, gears and motors, and an increase in repair costs well beyond the cost of scheduled preventative maintenance. Emergency repairs can run as much as three times the cost of standard maintenance work and replacing a complete rotor assembly can run many times more. Preventative maintenance involving professional inspection and timely replacement of common components is not only best practice, but it is also particularly important to avoid a protracted shutdown that could seriously affect production. A typical preventative service checklist should cover a thorough inspection of the drive motor, gear case operation, cooler and lubrication systems, control panel and valve operation, and all filter elements.
4) Schedule Routine Maintenance
5) Pay Special Attention to Coolers and Rotor Assemblies
As with any type of rotating industrial machinery, regular maintenance is key to identifying and reducing repair costs.
Rotors and cooler components are central to high-performing aerodynamics of today’s turbo machines, so regular
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Inspect for inorganic debris and potentially corrosive acids. Lack of inspection and maintenance can create numerous problems with air and oil coolers including elevated temperatures that can impact overall compressor performance, affect bearing life and downstream processes. Organic and inorganic debris as well as potentially corrosive acids may flow through the coolers and foul the cooler tubes. In addition to monitoring cooling water quality to minimize fouling, it is important to conduct periodic inspections and cleanings to maintain the mechanical performance of the compressor. Routinely check cooler performance. The condition and life of any cooler can be positively affected with proper maintenance. With proper cleaning and maintenance, a heat exchanger can perform well for years. Operators should regularly check cooler performance by measuring the cold temperature difference (CTD). CTD is the difference between water entering and the air leaving the cooler and should register at 15 o F or better. Scheduled cleaning will depend on the quality of the water source and how the equipment is being used. Both the water and air-sides must be cleaned and the condensate drain should also be inspected to ensure moisture is not compromising the quality of the compressed air and downstream performance. For waterside cleaning, use an air gun or tube-cleaning kit with a range of brush sizes. Begin by probing the length of the tube with a diameter rod to check for any obstructions. If standard U-tubes are part of the cooler design, do not force the rod into the U-bend. With the tube sheets up, fill the tubes with a commercial descaling agent and allow to
stand for two hours. During this process, pay special attention to keep chemical cleaners away from the aluminum fins.
condensate drains should be inspected daily and cleaned on a quarterly basis or sooner, if needed.
Once complete, carefully drain the descaling solution from the tubes and flush thoroughly with water. Create a simple rod-and-brush assembly by attaching a soft bristle nylon or brass brush to a rod. Connected to a drill motor, this simple mechanism can be used to remove build-up from tube walls while flushing with clean water. Drain the water and refill the tubes with the descaler allowing to process for one hour before flushing again with clean water. This time with a brush sized accordingly for the diameter of the tube, use the rod-and-brush assembly to further clean tubes while simultaneously flushing with clean water.
Modern compressors are built with service and maintenance in mind. Maintenance on newer models such as the Ingersoll Rand Centac C800 and C1000 or TURBO-AIR NX 12000 air compressors is made easier with an open-cooler casing and design that offers easy access to critical package components.
For air-side cleaning, compressed air, pressurized steam or chemicals can be used when cleaning the intercooler fins. Removing the upper and lower baffle plates will provide access to the complete finned surface. Fins can be cleaned with low-pressure steam or water and if debris has accumulated use an aluminum-friendly chemical cleaning agent. Be sure to inspect and carefully straighten any bent fins before replacing the baffle plates. Inspecting and cleaning the condensate removal system following cooler cleaning is essential to avoiding contamination that can damage intercooler fins, inlets, diffusers and impellers. Often overlooked as part of preventative maintenance,
inspection and proper maintenance are key to maintaining system reliability and performance. Many of todayâ€™s modern centrifugal compressor designs allow operators greater access to perform routine inspections and cleaning tasks.
Focus on Rotor Assembly Maintenance One of the greatest advantages of a centrifugal compressor is that it has very few moving parts, which minimizes mechanical problems, maintenance and energy losses due to friction. Other than the bullgear and driver, the only other moving part in a centrifugal compressor is the rotor, making it one of the most critical components of the system. Even with routine maintenance and normal operation, the rotating assembly will attract a buildup of solids on the induction side of the impeller and can cause increased vibration on the individual stages of the compressor as well as decreased efficiency. The amount of acceptable vibration varies among models, however, as the pinion vibration increases, the likelihood of nuisance trips or even premature failure of the pinion and/or bearings increases. Failures of this type can be costly if replacement of the part is required. Routine
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performed by either an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or an expert repair service will prevent premature wear, keep the compressor running at peak performance and extend the use of your original rotor assembles for an indefinite period. After acquiring vibration and phase measurements, rotor balancing may be required. The cleaning process begins with glass-bead blasting to remove all dirt and debris from the impellers. Pinions are polished on a high-speed lathe to ready them for inspection including mechanical and electrical runout analysis, which should be done prior to and after any repair work. Many corrections and repeat checks may be required to achieve precision balancing and operational reliability. Unlike cooler cleaning that can be done in the field, rotors are precisionmachined parts and balancing requires the specialised knowledge and experience of an OEM service provider with competent application capability. Rebuilds Return Long-Life Turbo Machines to Full Performance At some point, every compressor eventually requires replacement or rebuilding to regain full performance. Worn electrical components, widening tolerances between moving parts, corroded heat-transfer surfaces and other issues related to tens of thousands of run-time hours can lead to recurring failures and lost capacity. The total installed cost of new equipment can be high and difficult to justify. Managers must factor in peripheral costs such as new electrical rough-in, concrete and site work, and demolition. When capital funds are constrained, maintenance budgets can often cover the expense of rebuilding without the need for capitalization. With centrifugal compressors specifically, the best choice is often to renew or rebuild due to the long life design of these turbo machines. Virtually any element from the main oil
pump to internal parts such as impellers, diffusers, scrolls and seals can be OEM-factory reconditioned with little to no sacrifice in quality or longevity, bringing a compressor back to “like new” condition. When undertaking an extended service such as a rebuild, a safe bet is to work with an OEM known for aftermarket services. Not all technicians are equally skilled. OEM technicians at aftermarket facilities such as those at Ingersoll Rand participate in extensive annual training and are highly skilled in centrifugal rebuild specifics and tolerances. Service exchange programs will help minimize downtime, eliminate rental costs and other backup requirements. Be sure your rebuild comes with the promise of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) replacement parts and a “no weld” policy, particularly on precision parts such as impellers. Safety and quality must go hand-inhand and practices such as setting wider clearances to compensate for inaccuracies can impact the structural integrity inherent to the safe and reliable performance of centrifugal compressors. Make sure to get a performance test in accordance with ASME PTC-10 or ISO 5389 procedures. For additional peace of mind, a reputable aftermarket service provider such as Ingersoll Rand will provide assurance that a factory reconditioned compressor will perform in accordance with its day-one specifications.
maintenance including filters and fluids as well as cooler and impeller cleaning. Although designed for minimal maintenance, the long-term performance and reliability of any centrifugal compressor depends on routine onsite inspection, daily maintenance and professional servicing performed by technicians with the in-depth knowledge and experience required to keep the plant operating reliably and efficiently. Safety is important to any maintenance practice and it is imperative to follow the recommended procedures and warnings identified in the owner's manual. It is assumed that these maintenance recommendations will be performed by a trained member of the maintenance team or by a technician who is qualified and knowledgeable in the safe practices and handling of the materials discussed in this article. For more information on centrifugal compressors please visit Ingersoll Rand Products.com (Specific URL Link: h t t p : / / w w w. i n g e r s o l l r a n d p r o d u c t s . com/am-en/products/air/centrifugala i r- c o m p r e s s o r / s t a n d a r d - p r e s s u r e centrifugal-air-compressor-/c800 ) ◘
Modifications and Rerates can Increase the Operational Life and Value of your Compressor As plant processes change so do compressed air requirements. Reconditioning your compressor can generate savings by re-rating the system to meet new pressure or flow requirements while improving efficiency. Whether, lowering pressure or updating design, energy savings can quickly offset the cost of reconditioning. A reconditioned unit will require similar
For details contact: Chad Larrabee Director of Services Mktg, North America Ingersoll Rand Compressed Air Systems and Services U.S.A
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SANITARY O-RINGS & GASKETS
To s h n i w a l offers forged and machined round parts made from c l o s e d die forge weighing from 0.5 to 52-kg including flanges, gears and couplings. Profile jobs made from closed die forge weighing 0.5 to 28-kg including valve body/bonnet, elbows, tees, hooks, connection rod, hubs, yokes are offered. Flanges-slip on, weld neck, blind, rings, tube sheet, girth flange, etc, made from open die forging weighing up to 1,000-kg are offered. These are supplied in SS, alloy steel and carbon steel of different grades.
Shree Gaurav offers moulded elastomer gaskets and O-rings in sanitary design for all applications in all sizes. The materials used meet the FDA Standards for nontoxicity and range from Neoprene, Nitrile, Silicone, DPDM, Viton to Teflon. Shree Gaurav Rubber also offer rubber gaskets for triclover clamps, DIN gaskets, SMS gaskets, butterfly/iris valve gaskets (sizes from 1” to 20” dia) shifter gaskets, etc.
For details contact: Toshniwal Sensors Pvt Ltd E-19/20 Indl Estate, Makhupura Ajmer, Rajasthan 305 002 Tel: 0145-2695536, 2695482 Fax: 91-0145-2695006 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
FORGED & MACHINED COMPONENTS
For details contact: Shree Gaurav Rubber Products 112B Marudhar Indl Estate Opp: Old Syndicate Bank Goddev Road, Bhayandar (E) Dist: Thane Maharashtra 401 105 Telefax; 022-28197355 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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AODD PUMPS Shanbhag & Associates is the sole, authorised, national distributor for the entire range of Lutz products with an all-India sales/service network. The Lutz air-operated double diaphragm (AODD) pumps are a natural complement to the Lutz pump range. The fundamental similarities are found in their simplicity, versatility, ease of handling and maintenance.Pump sizes range from 1/4” to 3”. Pump housings are available in Polypropylene, PVDF, Nylon, Aluminium and Stainless Steel. Internals are available in Teflon, EPDM, Nitrile Rubber or Viton. The pumps run on dry, non-lubricated, clean air. Lutz double diaphragm pumps are in bolted construction and are designed for a variety of industrial applications. They are self-priming and can carry solid particles/ slurries without any damage. Non-stalling is a guaranteed feature of the Lutz AODD pumps. AODD pump is absolutely lube-free, non-stalling in operation, corrosion-free, weight reduction. Air valve body is available in corrosionfree engineered plastics, commonality of spares across models and sizes. It finds application in pharma, glass and fiberglass, oil and gas, marine/shipbuilding, metal and steel, effluent treatment, paint, aircraft, electroplating/surface treatment, food and beverage, automotive, chemical, clay and ceramics, etc. Shanbhag & Associates provides ready stock of pumps spares and accessories from their godown. For details contact: Shanbhag & Associates B-50 Nandbhuvan Indl Estate, Mahakali Caves Road Andheri (E), Mumbai 400 093 Tel: 022-40365700, 40365711 Fax: 91-022-40365712 E-mail: email@example.com or Circle Readers’ Service Card 3
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CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS PBS-Yuanan’s premium range of centrifugal pumps offers high efficiency, low energy consumption, several options and a wide range of flow rates and pressures.YKH Ultrapure Series designed to meet the high purity and hygienic requirement of pharma industry, Pumps are supplied with all the validating documents. YAH Series designed for dairy and beverages. YZB Series of self-priming pumps for CIP systems.YAS rotary lobe pumps designed for low, medium and high viscosity media. For details contact: PBS-Electronics 007-A Western EDGE II Kanakia Spaces Borivli (E), Mumbai 400 066 Tel: 022-28705522, 28703322 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
GLOBAL TEST CELL FOR CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSORS Ingersoll Rand offers a state-of-the-art global test cell for centrifugal compressors. Every centrifugal compressor, whether new or in service needs to be tested to verify its performance under strict controlled conditions at a manufacturing plant or in the field at actual operating conditions. The purpose of this performance test is to verify that a centrifugal compressor will perform in accordance with the design at the operating conditions given in the specifications. The live MIMIC and Real Time Data Capture record accurate data as High Accuracy Sensors and National Instruments cRIO hardware are installed for the offering. The testing is done in an Acoustic Enclosure to ensure lower noise levels outside the test cell. The customers also get a Test Certificate along with their machine images while the testing is in process. For details contact: Ingersoll Rand India Plot No: 35, KIADB Indl Area Bidadi, Bengaluru Karnataka 562 109 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or Circle Readers’ Service Card 5
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DRUM PUMPS Shanbhag & Associates is the authorised national distributor for the entire range of Lutz products. Lutz Pumpen GmbH & Co KG, Germany is the premier manufacturer of electric and pneumatic drum/container pumps in the world. The Lutz concept allows the complete pump (drive motor and pump tube) to be used in different containers and liquids as long as components in the pump tube are approved for use in the liquids. Lutz drum pumps can handle liquids which are aggressive, flammable, thin, viscous, hot or cold, hazardous to ground water and the environment, and vary with respect to their density. The wide variety of liquids and container types/dimensions necessitates an extensive range of drum pump models. They are available in a variety of materials, equipped with electric/air motors adapted to the output requirements, for different voltages (AC/DC), explosion-proof for hazardous applications, pneumatically-operated, with the required delivery rate and a suitable sealing system. Added to this are pump tubes in varying lengths and wide range of accessories permitting, eg, adaptation to problematic containers or operating conditions. Pump tubes are available with centrifugal impeller or with eccentric screw principle constructions. Tube materials are in PP/PVDF/Alu/SS-316 (Ti)/Hast-C. Tube drivers are available in electric (FLP/Non-FLP) and pneumatic options. Drum pumps can be offered in sanitary and non-sanitary constructions. For details contact: Shanbhag & Associates B-50 Nandbhuvan Indl Estate Mahakali Caves Road Andheri (E), Mumbai 400 093 Tel: 022-40365700, 40365711 Fax: 91-022-40365712 E-mail: email@example.com or Circle Readers’ Service Card 6
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Epsilon dry disconnect couplings from OPW Engineered Systems feature a Series of design and operational features that make them ideal for use in critical in-plant and railcar/tank-truck chemical-transfer applications in chemical manufacturing. This unique construction allows a convex ball to seat with a concave ball when the valve is opened, producing a straight-through flow path that creates no areas where chemicals can nest. The result is fluid transfer that experiences no reduction in flow rate while virtually eliminating the occurrence of product spills when the coupling is disconnected. A Series of five independent and redundant mechanical locks also prevents the Epsilon coupling from becoming accidentally disconnected, which removes the threat of unintentional spills and catastrophic chemical releases. Epsilon dry disconnect couplings are constructed of SS-316 or Hastelloy and available in 3/4”, 1”, 1-1/2”, 2” and 3” sizes, with the option of end connections complying to either ANSI or DIN Standards. All Epsilon coupling models are approved/listed for pressure service by a comprehensive list of international regulating agencies.
Cipriani Harrison offers various types of sampling valves for different applications. The 33 Series is machined from SS-304Lor SS-316L, has no seats or seals and works by a simple quarter turn handle. The 34 Series sample valve which is machined from SS-304L or SS-316L bar stock, is completely self-draining and has PTFE seat and FDA silicone seals. The 33 Series is available with 3/8” or ½” MNPT and 1” clamp connections and the 34 Series comes with ½” MNPT as well as ½” or 1” clamp connections. The 34 Series has a leak detect port that indicates when a seal has worn out. The 34 Series is available with ½” SIP flushport as optional. The 35 Series sample valve is machined from SS-316L bar stock. Provides a quick and easy way to bleed or drain a system. Floating PTFE O-ring ensures positive sealing and clean ability. The 35 Series is available with ½” and 1” sanitary clamp connections.
For details contact: Dover India Pvt Ltd 40 Poonamallee By-pass Senneerkuppam, Chennai 600 056 Tel: 044-26271020, 26271023 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
DRY DISCONNECT COUPLINGS
For details contact: Cipriani Harrison Valves Pvt Ltd 1901 GIDC, Phase IV, Vitthal Udyognagar Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat 388 121 Tel: 02692-235082, 235182 Fax: 91-02692-236385 E-mail: email@example.com
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CAN STACK LINEAR ACTUATOR Portescap offers high power density Can Stack Linear Actuators, the 20DBM. These 20 mm linear stepper motors offer an optimized design ideal for applications demanding high linear force. The new 20DBM features an optimized magnetic circuit which provides improved performance over existing designs. The 7.5 deg step angle provides finer incremental movement with a high degree of accuracy and repeatability. With maximum holding force up to 50N, the 20DBM actuators are ideally suited for use in applications such as electronic pipettes, medical and non-medical analyzers, XY stages and valve actuators. Their fully customizable 20DBM actuators are powered by high energy neodymium magnets, optimized electromagnetic circuit and patent pending bearing preload design which ensures exceptional performance in a small package. Component standardization and design modularity ensures quick customization capability for samples across various applications. Standard configurations can be delivered with maximum one week lead-time. 20DBM is available in Captive and Non-Captive versions with various leadscrew pitch options on their online motor selection tool, MotionCompass. They are manufactured in an ISO Certified facility and are RoHS compliant. For details contact: Portescap Unit No: 2, SDF-1, SEEPZ-SEZ Andheri (E), Mumbai 400 096 Tel: 022-42006200, Fax: 91-022-42004036 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or Circle Readers’ Service Card 9
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HYDRAULIC PIPE FITTINGS
Excel Metal & Engg Industries offers wide range of instrumentation fitting and valves for use in diverse range of industries and are capable to provide their customers with best possible solutions to meet their various requirements. The production process followed is of higher standards with its modern production and quality assurance facilities where due attention is paid at every level with maximum resource utilization. Excel Metal & Engg Industries offers tube fittings in size 1/162 in and 2-50 mm compression type double ferrule fittings, roll threaded construction in variety of configurations with excellent vibration resistance and leak-proof sealing, gaugeability and retightening in SS, brass, carbon steel, alloy, etc.
Excel Metal & Engg Industries offers wide range of instrumentation fitting and valves for use in diverse range of industries and are capable to provide their customers with best possible solutions to meet their various requirements. The production process followed is of higher standards with its modern production and quality assurance facilities where due attention is paid at every level with maximum resource utilization. Excel Metal & Engg Industries offers hydraulic pipe fittings socket welding and screwed types having pressure 2000, 3000, 6000, 9000 psi and ANSI and JIS Standards in SS, brass, carbon steel, alloys, etc.
For details contact: Excel Metal & Engg Industries 177/181, J T Bldg, 3 rd Kumbharwada Lane, Mumbai 400 004 Tel: 022-23892476, 66394004 Fax: 91-022-23884109 E-mail: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
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CANNED MOTOR PUMP Kirloskar Canned Motor Pump (i-CM) pump, categorised under i - CAN pumps Series, caters to industries such as refrigeration (cold storage), ice plants, chemical and process and windmill. i-CM pumps are mainly used for pumping hazardous fluids such as radioactive coolants, corrosive and noxious liquids (free of suspended solids and particles), liquefied gases, etc. The pump’s compact, lightweight yet sturdy design with less number of components ensures that it minimises assembly and dismantling time and occupies less space. The pump is hailed as a step-up from the conventional mechanical seal pump category, which requires heavy maintenance. It comes with innovative features, such as optimised stator and rotor design, apart from its compact size, 80% lighter body than conventional canned motor pump, and includes seamless stator band, off the shelf terminal box, three in one adapter plate, optimised bearings and sleeves, and improved aesthetics and application base bearing wear monitoring system. Besides, it is known to reduce assembly time by 50%. KBL offers multiple value added features including advance monitoring systems with pump controller (temperature indication, discharge/suction pressure indication, vibration and dry run indication), alternative material for impeller and pump casing and alternative bearing material that ensures long life of the pump. For details contact: Kirloskar Brothers Ltd Global Headquarters Yamuna Survey No: 98/(3-7), Baner, Pune, Maharashtra 411 045 Tel: 020-27214444 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 12
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OXYGEN GAS ANALYZER
Lafco India Scientific Industries offers high class laboratory equipment. These laboratory instruments are manufactured of extremely high quality material which is strong and has high tensile strength. These laboratory instruments includes a comprehensive range of several necessary laboratory equipment like microscopes, bunsen burners, hot plates, spectrometers, dynamometers, digital flocculates cod digesters, etc.
This oxygen gas analyzer is a convenient and handy instrument for field applications where a quick, easy and accurate measurement of oxygen is required. Offered range of products is manufactured by making use of optimum grade raw material that is obtained from the most valued vendors of the industry. Further, these oxygen analyzers are mainly used to measure the exhaust gas concentration of oxygen that is present in internal combustion engines of vehicles.
For details contact: Lafco India Scientific Industries Shop No: 3111-12, Cross Road No: 10, Kacha Bazar Ambala, Haryana 133 001 Tel: 0171-4007535, 2619724 Fax: 91-0171-2619724
For details contact: Nitrotech Engineers 6 Rajshila Apartment, Dr Moose Road Talaopali, Thane (W) Maharashtra 400 601
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Neelam Enterprise offers quality-approved spectrum of laboratory instruments procured from reliable vendors. These instruments find application in various industries such as sugar, paper, pharma, testing instruments and glasswares. The range of products includes autoclaves, balances, centrifuges, liquid chromatographic system, melting point, etc.
The Metertech SP-8001 UV/ Visible spectrophotometer is an accurate, reliable and costeffective instrument designed for quality control, research, and teaching requirements. The system is designed with a narrow and focused beam to provide excellent linearity and small variance with small samples in semi-microcells. With ongoing improvement and upgrades by Metertech the SP-8001, has become a reliable, versatile and easy to use instrument designed to meet the requirements of research institutes, etc.
For details contact: Neelam Enterprise 16-17 Ramdev Indl Estate Opp: Shahwadi Bus Stop B/h Ashish Nursery Narol, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 382 405 Tel: 079-25735763, 25735764 Fax: 91-079-25711340
For details contact: Future Bioscience Pvt Ltd 136, C-Block, Community Centre Plot No: 32 to 52, Janakpuri New Delhi 110 058
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WEIGHING MACHINES Caliber Scales India offers electronic weighing machines, weighbridges and weighing solutions. For details contact: Caliber Scales India Pvt Ltd M-1 Himland House, B-10 Commercial Complex New Delhi 110 008 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 17
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ELECTRONIC COUNTER SCALE Allmark Scales (P) Ltd offers electronic counter scale, which is appreciated for their efficiency and elimination of high labour cost. Widely used either for piece counting or for weighing, the electronic counter scales are fabricated in a unique design, purposebuilt to suit their customers’ weighing needs. In a manufacturing or production environment, accurate weighing is critically important in order to achieve consistent quality of products. These scales can be integrated to industrial touch PC to produce barcode labels, receipt prints. Also their scales can support retail POS solutions and billing printers for retail applications. For details contact: Allmark Scales (P) Ltd 9/2, 4 th Cross Street, Ashoka Avenue Periyar Nagar, Chennai 600 082 Tel: 044-25502082
Jupiter Scientific Co offers various kind of analytical instruments in qualitative range. Their analytical instruments provides the ultimate tool for sorption science. It accurately measure the magnitude and dynamics of gas and vapour sorption on materials. The special method exploits the relaxation behaviour of the interaction process after pressure/gas composition/temperature changes to simultaneously evaluate kinetic parameters and the asymptotic uptake. This integrates precise computer-control and measurement of weight change, pressure, temperature, gas flow and composition. The system can automatically and reproducibly measure sorption isotherms/isobars as well as investigating thermal desorption in diverse operating conditions. . For details contact: Jupiter Scientific Co 9 Ammapet Main Road Salem, Tamil Nadu 636 001 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 19
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LABORATORY INSTRUMENT Shreeji Instruments offers laboratory instrument employing quality-proven material and high-end technology. Their offered laboratory instrument is checked on numerous parameters before dispatch. Customers can avail the offered laboratory instrument from various specifications as per their requirements. For details contact: Shreeji Instruments Shop No: 8/9 G, Karnavati Shopping Center, Nr Bhurhani Society, B/h Smruti Mandir Ghodasar, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380 050 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 20
TEST AND MEASURING INSTRUMENTS Aishwarya Chemicals offers an extremely functional and useful range of wavetek test and measuring instruments. The offered instruments are widely used for measuring and testing electronic items using the best grade raw material and sophisticated technology in accordance with the set industry standards. The offered instruments are highly appreciated among clients for their efficient functionality, sturdiness and durability. For details contact: Aishwarya Chemicals 529 Narayan Peth, Sathyabama Sankul,1st Floor, Office No: 7 B/h Modi Ganpati, Pune, Maharashtra 411 030 Tel: 020-24440060, 24251298 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 21
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Ravi Industries offers chemical plant equipment making use of quality assured raw material and sophisticated machinery. Highly resistant to fire, heat and chemicals, these offered equipment are known for their applications and uses in numerous industries such as chemical and pharma. For details contact: Ravi Industries D-12 Avinash Indl Estate Off Andheri-Kurla Road, Chimatpada Marol, Andheri (E), Mumbai 400 059 Tel: 022-66768259 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 22
Benz Facility Services offers a wide consignment of process equipment using premium-grade basic inputs. Along with tools and technology, these offered products are made making use of finest raw material. For details contact: Benz Facility Services (A Unit of Feliz Biotech Industries) Unit No: 40, Kesa Kaka Compound I B Patel Road, Goregaon (E) Mumbai 400 063 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 23
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RANGE OF PROCESS PLANT EQUIPMENT
Technofab Engineers offers barometric condenser using high quality material and highly developed technology. Ahead of its final dispatch, this condenser undergoes different tests under the supervision of quality controllers. This condenser is widely used where load conditions are stable and there is little air leakage.
Sabar Scientific offers range of process plant equipment made of heavy wall borosilicate glass tubings, which is widely used as pilot plants, chemical process plants for the production purpose. These products are also used for highly corrosive, hazardous process plants and are available from 25 Dn (1” dia) up to 600 Dn (24” dia).
For details contact: Technofab Engineers E 197, RIICO Indl Area, Extension-I, Bagru Jaipur, Rajasthan 302 007 Tel: 0141-2301317, 2168412
For details contact: Sabar Scientific I-148-B, Phase 2, GIDC Estate Vatva, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 382 445 Tel: 079-65421385, 65469767
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WATER TREATMENT PROCESS EQUIPMENT Weather-proof in nature, these water treatment process equipment are efficient in working and easy to clean. These equipment are damagefree and easy to use. Showing easy installation, these equipment are made of rust-proof metal and damage-free parts. For details contact: ECL Biotechnologies Triveni Nagar, Talawade Road Nr Gagangiri Math, Pune Maharashtra 411 062 Tel: 020-65115257 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 26
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RANGE OF PROCESSING PLANTS Noble Procetech Engineers, Nashik, Maharashtra offer a comprehensive range of processing plants in different capacities. The company provide these process plants with the optional accessories also as per the customers’ demands. For details contact: Noble Procetech Engineers F-16, New Ashoka Vihar, XLO Point MIDC Ambad, Pathardi Nashik, Maharashtra 422 010 Tel: 0253-6612267 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 27
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RANGE OF CHEMICAL PLANT EQUIPMENT
QUALITY LINED CHEMICAL EQUIPMENT
Omega Heat Transfer Pvt Ltd offers a wide range of chemical plant equipment procured from qualitative raw materials that has been previously tested on various parameters before being subjected to production. Their chemical plant equipment is widely used in many industries.
Shivam Fibre Glass offers quality lined chemical equipment using the best quality raw material and modern technology in sync with international norms of the industry. Best quality, perfect finish and easy to use are some of the unique features that make their equipment highly popular in the market.
For details contact: Omega Heat Transfer Pvt Ltd R-654, Nr Golden Garage MIDC Navi Mumbai 400 701
For details contact: Shivam Fibre Glass B-85 Dhan Laxmi Society Nr Vrundavan Cross Road Vadodara, Gujarat 390 019
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PROCESS EQUIPMENT Archanna Industries offers process equipment. Some of the notable and striking characteristics of these process equipment are sturdy construction, excellent quality, full quality checking and ability to work under adverse circumstances. This process equipment is available in wide range and configurations which requires least amount of maintenance. For details contact: Archanna Industries 2/402, 1 st Cross Street Kandaswamy Nagar, Palavakkam Chennai 600 041 Tel: 044-42152493, Fax: 91-044-42152492 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 30
RANGE OF CONTINUOUS PROCESS PLANT Shiv Sagar Engineers, Thane Maharashtra an ISO 9001:2000 (Under Certification) company, offers wide range of continuous process plant (SPM) using quality raw material procured from reliable vendors. These are applied in various industries. For details contact: Shiv Sagar Engineers Plot No: A-30 MIDC Indl Zone Anand Nagar, Thane Maharashtra 421 506 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 32
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PROCESS PLANT EQUIPMENT Diamond Machinery Mfg Co offers process plant equipment using quality raw material and highly developed technology. The company offer this plant in varied sizes and other related specifications as per the customers’ requirement thoroughly tested on different parameters. For details contact: Diamond Machinery Mfg Co 3 Rajkamal Indl Estate, Nr Soni Ni Chawl Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380 023 Tel: 079-22744231 Fax: 91-079)-22776468 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 31
WIDE SPECTRUM OF PROCESS EQUIPMENT S P Engineers offer wide spectrum of process equipment that are used in different industrial applications. These equipment are developed from premium grade stainless steel and mild steel that are acquired from certified vendors. Different process equipment available includes reaction vessels, storage tanks, filters, leaf filters, etc. For details contact: S P Engineers Plot No: 163, Sector No: 10 PCNTDA, Bhosari Pune, Maharashtra 411 026 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 33
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GAS PLANT EQUIPMENT
SR Engg & Technologies offers a broad consignment of natural gas plant equipment. Owing to their less maintenance, these are immensely treasured. More to this, their obtainability with them in a plethora of stipulations makes them a popular market option.
So as to meet with the changing and ever rising customers’ needs, Yantrik Engineers are committed in offering a vast array of gas plant equipment. These products find their applications in numerous industrial applications and are manufactured at par with the developments taking place in the industry. Furthermore, these are checked strictly to eradicate all the possibilities of flaws.
For details contact: SR Engg & Technologies Gate No: 181, Talawade Road Ganesh Nagar, Pune Maharashtra 412 114 Tel: 020-27654647
NATURAL GAS PLANT EQUIPMENT
For details contact: Yantrik Engineers Gate No: 144/2B/2A/1, Naina Indl Compound Phursungi, Pune, Maharashtra 412 328
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PROCESS PLANTS & SYSTEM
PROCESS PLANT Super Care Industries expertise is in successfully applying process, mechanical and electrical engineering principles in a pragmatic manner. The company then implement those principles in the fabrication of process skids and modules. Super Care Industries has built a reputation for delivering projects in a timely and cost-efficient manner. For details contact: Super Care Industries 404-A, Kirti Shikhar Bldg, District Center Jankpuri, New Delhi 110 058 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 36
CONTINUOUS PROCESS PLANT Autotherm Equipments Corpn offers wide range of custombuilt continuous process plant. This product is developed under the direction of well-informed professionals. Further, this product is inspected on definite parameters before despatch. For details contact: Autotherm Equipments Corpn SF No: 284-B, Velan Thottam Ganesh Nagar, Malumachampatti Malumichampatti, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu 641 050 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 38
Mayur Engineers offers various process plants which includes chemical plants, sugar plants, air supply plants, ducting, and insulation and ventilation systems. All these products can be customized as per the customers’ requirements. For details contact: Mayur Engineers 13, 1 st Floor, Building 1 Prestige Plaza, Pune Maharashtra 411 035 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 37
PROCESS SYSTEM From the fabrication of a complete stainless steel modular process system to stainless steel process piping, the need for a 5,000 gallon stainless steel tank or a smaller stainless steel food vessel, to a stainless steel reactor tank or a stainless steel beverage tank, and even all the way to a stainless steel tank head, A&B Process Systems makes it possible and makes it as the best stainless steel storage tanks. For details contact: Tavron Engineers AF-1, Aishwaryam, 25-A Redhills Road Kolathur, Chennai 600 099 Tel: 044-25567211 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 39
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Crystal Automation Pvt Ltd offers wide array of high quality fluid-bed drier. These fluid-bed driers are fabricated using superior-grade raw material and components. Offered range of fluid-bed driers is widely used in the food, cosmetic and pharma industries. For details contact: Crystal Automation Pvt Ltd A-363/364, Road No: 26 Nr TMT Wagle Bus Depot Wagle Indl Estate, Thane (W) Maharashtra 400 604 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 40
CHEMICAL EVAPORATORS R K Engg offers chemical evaporators used for evaporating liquids in various industries including fertilizers and food processing. These evaporators are known for their tensile strength, sturdy housing and energy efficiency. The offered machines are user-friendly as well. For details contact: R K Engg Plot No: C/1/B-377, Phase -II, GIDC Estate, Vatva Ahmedabad, Gujarat 382 445 Tel: 079-25891340, 65451340 Fax: 91-079-25891340 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 42
Superfit Continental Pvt Ltd offers range of benchtop centrifuges using enhanced quality material procured from the most reliable vendors of the market. Also, the entire range is examined by their quality experts. Available in different designs and sizes, this product is sturdy in design and highly durable. For details contact: Superfit Continental Pvt Ltd 5-6 Old Sitaram Bldg, 204 Princess Street Mumbai 400 002 Tel: 022-22054361, 22018954 Fax: 91-022-22011320 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 41
DIGITAL CENTRIFUGE MH Enterprises offers digital Centrifuge. The units are fitted with resiliently mounted motor for vibration- free performance having built-in 5 step speed regulator. Available with swing out or angle rotor. For details contact: MH Enterprises 4-2-713/8, Opp: Ganesh Temple English Institute Building, Ramkote Hyderabad, Telangana 500 001 Tel: 040-65162872, 24750250 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 43
EVAPORATOR Shiv Shakti Process Eqpt Pvt Ltd offers range of thermal evaporators. Customers can avail of these evaporators in GMP as well as nonGMP Models. The products are ideal for both high thermal efficiency and for low temperature applications. For details contact: Shiv Shakti Process Eqpt Pvt Ltd Shiv Shakti, No: 407, Shivam Chambers S V Road, Goregoan (W) Mumbai 400 104 Tel: 022-26798554, 26788480 Fax: 91-022-26798284 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 44
Shihisa Engineering Pvt Ltd offers wide range of evaporators used for various applications but operating principle is almost similar. They are used for concentration or crystallization of liquids. In most of the cases they are used to increase the solid contents of the liquid product prior to drying. This is a cost-effective method of removal of moisture. For details contact: Shihisa Engineering Pvt Ltd 5 Priyesh Indl Estate, Bhanji Udyog Nagar Penkar Pada, B/h Hotel Ajit Palace, Mira Road (E) Mumbai 401 104 Tel: 022-28966257 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 45
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Enriched with vast industry experience, Leads India Laboratory Eqpt Co are involved in offering a wide range of refrigerated centrifuges. These refrigerated centrifuges are widely acclaimed for sturdy construction and optimum performance. Their devices are available in various standard specifications and designs as per the customer’s demands. Reasonably priced their instruments are attached with different displayed parameters including temperature, rotor, integral, speed, RCF, time, acceleration and braking rates plus a real time graph of the run and many others.
For details contact: Leads India Laboratory Eqpt Co D-2, Anand Apts, No: 72/3, Nehru 100 Feet Road Vadapalani, Chennai 600 026 Tel: 044-23651324 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 46
COOLING CENTRIFUGE Rashmi Scientific Co offers a high grade cooling centrifuge that is designed with a safety lid interlock to avoid cover opening during centrifugation. This product is designed as per industry norms under the guidance of their professionals. To make sure of quality, the company performs different tests on the product. Known for its speed holding accuracy, dynamic brake and durable finish standards, this can be availed of at nominal prices. For details contact: Rashmi Scientific Co 9/5, 2 nd Floor, Achuthan Nagar, 2 nd Street Ekkattuthangal, Chennai 600 032 Tel: 044-22250132, 45590132 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 47
COOLING CENTRIFUGES The popular models of refrigerated centrifuges are available with upgraded technology. Use of brushless induction motor with frequency drive permits user to achieve better speed control and also reduces noise level considerably. These are useful for centrifugation of temperature sensitive material and find application in routine and research work in healthcare, pharma, biotechnology, universities and research institutions. Based on application, the user has C-24BL low volume high speed models in table top design. For details contact: Asian Scientific Instruments 4-1-10, Opp: Posnett Bhavan, Tilak Road Hyderabad, Telangana 500 001 Tel: 040-24751902, 24754607, Fax: 91-040-24753783 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 48
LABORATORY CENTRIFUGE Laboratory centrifuge offered are suitable for routine sample analysis in areas like pathology, institutional laboratories, medical establishments, hospitals, made available in a wide choice of rotor heads as well as adaptor choices, comprise versatile units that is suitable for use in biochemical as well as clinical labs. These are suitable for processes involving corpuscle percentage contents in blood, precipitate separation and serum analysis. For details contact: Ace Industries 113 Alpine Indl Estate, Marol Military Road Andheri (E), Mumbai 400 059 Tel: 022-42258000, 29201763 Fax: 91-022-29204939, 29204939 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 49
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Laboratory centrifuges offered by Pharmatek Scientific Systems are precisely engineered under the supervision of experts used in medical institutions, hospitals, laboratories and pharma research centers. Easy to operate and maintain, is popular for its reliable performance, tough construction and low cost.
Available are wide range of horizontal peeler centrifuges that is designed to withstand extreme working conditions. Being precision engineered, these centrifuges are ideal for concentration slurries with fine solids. These centrifuges are available at affordable prices.
For details contact: Pharmatek Scientific Systems (A Brand of Chemasia) 204 Heemakeerthi Apartment Plot No: 122, Kalyan Nagar-3 Hyderabad, Telangana 500 018 Tel: 040-23830890, 42407348
For details contact: Gallant Centrifuge Pvt Ltd 24, Span Indl Estate, Plot No: 84/4 Nr Canara Bank, Phase-1, GIDC, Vatva Ahmedabad, Gujarat 382 445 Tel: 079-25890106 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 51
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EVAPORATORS The evaporators are utilized to turn liquid form of a chemical into its gaseous form, by evaporating or vaporizing liquid into gas. Chem Dist Process Solutions provide the evaporators, which are tested through various international standards and are verified on various parameters. Their evaporators are greatly demanded in air-conditioning system that allows a compressed cooling chemical to evaporate from liquid to gas while absorbing heat in the process. The company provide various evaporators, most common are: falling film evaporators, wiped film evaporators and thin film evaporators. For details contact: Chem Dist Process Solutions Plot No: 4/2, Sector No: 10, PCNTDA Opp: Vishweshwar Complex, Bhosari Pune, Maharashtra 411 026 Tel: 020-69001170, 69001161 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 52
LABORATORY CENTRIFUGES Cassia Siamia Technologies Pvt Ltd offers laboratory centrifuges which are used for routine work in medical and industrial laboratories. Manufactured in accordance with the international quality standard, these centrifuges are highly demanded by the clients for their high functionality and excellent performance. To eradicate all kinds of flaw, their centrifuges are well-tested against various quality parameters by their quality controllers. For details contact: Cassia Siamia Technologies Pvt Ltd Plot No: 18, Mahalaxmipuri Colony, Yapral Nr Ramakrishna Talent High School Hyderabad, Telangana 500 087 Tel: 040-27127648, 27120590 Fax: 91-040-27120810 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 53
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Electronic Switches (I) Pvt Ltd offers 4-digit, microcontroller universal indicator with microcontroller-based technique with settable decimal point position and adjustable span. Display size is 19-mm and 4-inch seven segment solid to suit the requirement. Unit operates on 220-V AC supply and accepts universal input from 0-10 V DC or 4-20 mA. Full scale reading corresponding to 10-V or 20-mA span is adjustable at site. These are used in displaying various parameters such as flow temperature, pressure, viscosity, pH, displacement, speed, etc, proportional to the input signal.
PTC thermistors are semi-conductor sensors. These have typical characteristics that change their resistance instantly at a specified pre-defined response temperature (NRT). As soon as the surrounding temperature of PTC reaches its NRT value the body resistance of PTC thermistor rises sharply from 200/250 ohms to more than 5,000 ohms. The PTC thermistors are embedded in the overhang location of the motor windings. The NRT value of PTC is selected according to the insulation class of the copper windings of motor or transformers.
For details contact: Electronic Switches (India) Pvt Ltd Plot No: K-11, MIDC Area, Ambad Nashik, Maharashtra 422 010 Tel: 0253-6607701, 6603954 Fax: 91-0253-2380918 E-mail: email@example.com
For details contact: Minilec (India) Pvt Ltd S No: 1073/1-2-3, At Post: Pirangoot Pune, Maharashtra 412 111 Tel: 020-22922162, 22922354 Fax: 91-020-22922134 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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THERMAL MASS FLOW METER
MUNICIPAL & INDUSTRIAL WATER FLOW METER
Sage Prime is the most popular gas thermal mass flow meter preferred by industrial, environmental and commercial customers for many gas flow applications. It is packaged in a robust, yet lightweight, dual-sided NEMA 4 enclosure, is CE compliant and meets UL and CSA Standards for hazardous service. The goal of all companies is to reduce air pollution, cut global warming emissions, decrease dependence on coal and other fossil fuels, and move towards a cleaner, healthier energy future. Sage metering technology is all about saving energy, protecting our planet and making extremely accurate and durable products. There are no moving parts, negligible pressure drop, low-end sensitivity, direct mass flow and has high accuracy and repeatability.
The flow meter features built-in flow conditioning for superior accuracy. The VM V-Cone is the ideal new or retrofit flow meter for multiple clean water and waste water treatment applications.The VM V-Cone system assures long-term performance because there are no moving parts to repair or replace. Once installed, the primary element rarely, if ever, needs to be removed from service. This leaves only the flow transmitter with the occasional recalibration over its lifetime. The V-Cone family of flow meters have a proven long life with installations exceeding 20 years without the need to be removed or re-calibrated. System accuracy is of ±0.5% of rate.
For details contact: Toshniwal Hyvac Pvt Ltd 267 Kilpauk Garden Road, Chennai 600 010 Tel: 044-26448558, 2644 8983 E-mail: email@example.com or Circle Readers’ Service Card 56
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ADM FLOW METER
Maintaining a NIST-Certified flow meter is easier and more convenient than ever. Now you can replace the flow meter cartridge in your own lab to recalibrate – increasing uptime while saving time and money spent on shipping and paperwork. The Agilent ADM flow meter is a reliable platform for measuring volumetric gas flow without having to know the gas composition (limited to non-caustic gases). Moreover, the Agilent ADM flow meter does not have to be shipped back for recalibration to maintain NIST-Traceable Standards. Simply order a new NIST-calibrated cartridge and replace the old cartridge yourself. A built-in calibration timer automatically warns you when the calibration cartridge needs replacing. This minimizes the risk of volumetric measurement drift. The kickstand feature allows you to conveniently operate above bench level. There is no need to ship the flow meter out every time a firmware upgrade is needed. Large OLED display lets you see the flow parameters without having to stand next to the device.
Bonfiglioli leak detection equipment represents the most modern approach for micro leak detection and head space analysers for all types of closed and sealed containers like glass and plastic vials, blow-fill-seal packs, plastic strip packs, blister packs, plastic and glass ampoules, pouches and bottles. The most innovative technology for leak detection from Bonfiglioli is available in both laboratory and production models to suit the needs of the pharma industry for offline and online inspection of containers for leakages. The latest LVA Series from Bonfiglioli brings to you a complete range of non-destructive head space gas analysers from monitoring pressure (vacuum), oxygen and moisture in sealed containers. The TDLAS principle being used in the LVA Series perform 100 per cent inspection of Lyophilized products in manufacturing final packaging environments.
For details contact: Agilent Technologies India Pvt Ltd CP-11 Sector 8, Technology Park IMT Manesar, Haryana 122 051 Tel: 0124-4863000 E-mail: email@example.com
For details contact: Ace Technologies 223 Blue Rose Indl Premises Western Express Highway Opp: Magathane Bus Depot Borivli (E), Mumbai 400 066 Tel: 022-42089200, 28540645 Fax: 91-022-28704108 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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TUBEAXIAL FANS AMETEK Rotron offers an advanced tubeaxial fan with aerodynamic motor and DC drive technology that delivers best in class performance for its compact size. The new Propirad 28 V DC fan delivers 200 CFM at 4 iwg with an overall fan efficiency approaching 45 per cent in a package measuring only 9.5 cm (3.75”) in dia. The Propirad fan is designed to provide either high flow spot cooling or centralized cooling of avionics, electronics and boost fan applications in ducted systems. Developed initially for use in helicopters, they are appropriate for any airborne applications requiring high output and low weight. They are designed and built to comply with applicable military and commercial specifications. Performance features include complex blade geometry, lightweight materials and advanced DC drive architecture. Multiple configurations are available to meet a wide range of system requirements. For details contact: AMETEK Instruments India Pvt Ltd 148, EPIP Phase, 1st Floor, Prestige Featherlite Tech Park Whitefield, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560 066 Tel: 080-67823259, Fax: 91-080-67823232 E-mail: email@example.com or Circle Readers’ Service Card 60
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The instrument works on the principle of Faraday’s Law of Electromagnetic Induction. A magnetic field is generated by the instrument in the flow tube. The fluid flowing through this magnetic field generates a voltage that is proportional to the flow velocity. This voltage is measured by the electronics and a corresponding output provided. It accepts any voltage from 90 to 265 V AC. Measures the flow in both forward and reverse directions. It provides a separate totalized volume value for flow in each direction. Easy monitoring of the process even in hard to reach places. Designed to meet global requirements and available with international approvals.
The operation of the water flow meter is a simple user-friendly way to operate easily. The water flow meter is an impeller multi-jet type flow meter with measuring inserts made up of engineering plastics. The water meter has a provision for fixing of external digital pulse sensors suitable for remote and digital pulse transmissions for monitoring through BMS systems and batching purposes with PLC, etc.This flow meter is used to measure the water consumption in apartment/flats, IT park area, hospitals and malls. Features cold (50oC) and hot water (130oC); removable/interchangeable element; sealed register water-proof (IP 67); corrosion-free powder coated body; EEC pattern approval; unaffected by external magnetic fields; and pulser’s coated body fitted without breaking the seal for remote flow totalisation and flow-rate indication.
For details contact: Toshniwal Hyvac Pvt Ltd 267 Kilpauk Garden Road Chennai 600 010 Tel: 044-26448558, 26448983 Fax: 91-044-26441820 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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CLAMP-METER Kusam-Meco having 14 Models of clamp meters in their range for diverse applications offers a new clamp meter Model 2754A / 2754A-T (TRMS). This clamp meter is auto ranging and has many measuring functions with a wide range not available in most clamp meters. It has a display of 4,000 counts and a jaw opening of 50 mm. It is average sensing for Model 2754A; True RMS for Model 2754A-T. The measurement rate is 3 per second nominal. It has function display on LCD. It has transient protection up to 6.5 KV (1.2/50 uS) lightning surge and meets the requirements for CAT III 600 V AC and DC. It meets EMC requirements EN61326 (1997, 1998 / A1), EN61000-4-2 (1995) and EN61000-4-3 (1996) and IEC 61010-2-032 (2002), EN-61010-2-032 (2002), UL61010B-2-032 (2003). It has overload protection in all ranges. The clamp meter 2754A / 2754A-T can measure current up to 1,000 A DC and 800 A AC; DC voltage: 400 mV/4 V/40 V/400 V/600 V; AC voltage: 400 mV/4 V/40 V/400 V/600 V; resistance: 400 ohm/4 Kohm/40 Kohm/400 Kohm/4 Mohm/40 Mohm; capacitance: 500 nF/5 uF/50 uF/500 uf/3,000 uf. It has function of diode test. It has data hold and max hold function. Backlight display function is available in Model 2754A-T. It has auto power off for increasing battery life and low battery indication. It is supplied with carrying case, test leads, batteries installed and operating manual. For details contact: Kusam Electrical Industries Ltd G-17 Bharat Indl Estate, T J Road Sewree (W), Mumbai 400 015 Tel: 022-24156638, 24124540, 24181649 Fax: 91-022-24149659 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or Circle Readers’ Service Card 63
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HYDRAULIC PALLET TRUCK JAY hydraulic pallet truck is an economical way for one person to move heavy pallet loads without the use of a forklift/stacker. The pallet truck includes two articulating steering wheels and four front load wheels. The reinforced formed steel forks provide twice the strength of standard single formed racks. Hydraulic pallet trucks are also available in roll lifting, weighing scale and stainless steel versions with load capacity of 2,500 and 5,000 kg. For details contact: Jay Equipment & Systems Pvt Ltd Plot No: 47, Survey No: 66/1, Sativali Road, Valiv Phata Village Valiv, Vasai (E), Dist: Thane, Maharashtra 401 208 Tel: 0250-6586749, 6454749, 6060749 E-mail: email@example.com or Circle Readers’ Service Card 64
SUPER ADHESIVE TAPES Goodwill Retails Pvt Ltd offers a range of FiberFix super adhesive tapes. FiberFix combines industrial-strength fibre and specialised resin into a wrap that will bond to almost anything, hardens like steel and provides a permanent fix. Using FiberFix, consumers can fix things that either could not be fixed before or could not be fixed inexpensively. Simply dip FiberFix in water to activate the specialised resin and then wrap just like tape. Within about 10 minutes FiberFix hardens with incredible strength and rigidity. Where duct tape and other types of tape may provide a short-term band-aid, FiberFix provides a permanent fix. Product description: comes in four sizes –1” x12”, 1” x 40”, 2” x 50” and 4” x 60”; each roll is considered a single use item; each roll comes in an air-sealed pouch; once this pouch is opened, the wrap needs to be used right away; and each roll comes with a pair of gloves which adds convenience in working with FiberFix. Product features: amazingly strong; simple to use; rapid cure (2-5 minutes); hardens like steel; waterproof; heat and cold resistant; and sandable and paintable. For details contact: Goodwill Retails (P) Ltd Office No: 2, Novelty Chambers, 2 nd Floor 124 M S Ali Road, Grant Road (E), Mumbai 400 007 Tel: 022-23021220 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or Circle Readers’ Service Card 65
MANUAL ELECTRIC STACKER JAY manual electric stackers are used for wide range of lifting and shifting palletizing load applications. These are battery-operated versions where lifting is effected by electro-hydraulic pump and is ideal for applications requiring frequent lifting and lowering of loads. The stacker’s forks are raised and lowered by pushbutton controls. Electro-hydraulic power pack unit in-built pressure relief valve prevents overload. The lowering speed of fork is controlled by flow control valve. The push/pull handle is spring-loaded for easy movement. Manual electric stackers are available in other options as wide version, load platform and roller platform and can lift up to a height of 4,200 mm with load capacity of 1,000 and 1,500 kg. For details contact: Jay Equipment & Systems Pvt Ltd Plot No: 47, Survey No: 66/1, Sativali Road, Valiv Phata Village Valiv, Vasai (E), Dist: Thane, Maharashtra 401 208 Tel: 0250-6586749, 6454749, 6060749 E-mail: email@example.com or Circle Readers’ Service Card 66
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PACKAGING & ZIP BAGS
Green Freight Carrier with the help of advanced packaging machines and facilities, offer custom packaging and shipping for heavy, over sized and fragile items, including machinery and industrial equipment. These services are specially offered to save time and cost of the client and ensure safe delivery at the desired destination. For details contact: Green Freight Carrier WZ 8 Bhagwan Das Nagar Ashok Park, Metro Station Delhi 110 026
Khushi Enterprises offer packaging and zip bags. These bags are provided in best packaging material. The offered bags are designed using modern techniques by their qualified professionals. The bags are checked on a series of parameters to assure their unmatchable quality. For details contact: Khushi Enterprises Gala No: 24, Rupal Indl Estate, Plot No: 36 Opp: DNS Villa, Off Jivadaya Lane Bhattwadi, Ghatkopar (W), Mumbai 400 084 Tel: 022-25102011
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WIDE ARRAY OF INDUSTRIAL MATERIAL HANDLING EQUIPMENT Sreema Engg Works Pvt Ltd offers a wide array of industrial material handling equipment and are well known for their durability, finish, high operational efficiency, ease of installation and good load carrying capacity. For details contact: Sreema Engg Works Pvt Ltd 148/1-A Ultadanga Main Road Kolkata 700 067 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 69
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PACKAGING R&P Carriers can handle all kinds of packing and packaging needs. They have an in-house creative team that analysis and understands the customer’s requirements and recommends various packaging options, keeping in mind durability, weight cost and other aspects, which facilitates cost-effective transportation of shipments. This is done with a view to save customers’ time. For details contact: R & P Carriers 21 Khandhar Mill Compound Next to Hanuman Hotel Andheri (E), Mumbai 400 059 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 70
MATERIAL HANDLING EQUIPMENT
Completely automatic machine to wrap small and medium size parallelepiped products with the use of heat sealable materials from reel: PVC, cellophane, PP, etc. Thanks to its compact dimensions, its particular balcony structure, versatility and quick size changeover, this machine is particularly suitable for the cosmetic, pharma as well as tea industry.
Transflex Conveyors Pvt Ltd offers material handling equipment for the transport, storage, control and protection of materials and goods. Their offered equipment are useful at all the production stages in the manufacturing companies. The offered equipment often deal with bulk quantities of loose materials.
For details contact: V2 Engineering srl Via Masetti, 13 - 40069 – Zola Predosa (BO), Italy Tel: 051-6166156, Fax: 051-6166190 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
For details contact: Transflex Conveyors Pvt Ltd 221 Bansi Trade Center No: 581/5, M G Road Indore, Madhya Pradesh 452 001
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MATERIAL HANDLING SYSTEM INTEGRATOR
AUTO COLUMN & AUTO PACKING STATION
Gala Precision Engg Pvt Ltd is an innovative material handling system integrator dedicated towards helping their customers to increase their productivity. Gala’s Robotics & Automation solutions assist in making your processes more efficient and your products more consistent resulting in faster return on your investment. Gala offers robotics and automation solutions for a wide range of material handling processes such as picking and placing, machine tending, palletizing, etc.
The auto column Series is standard platform that combines the packing station. This control is carried out from the packing station, it is possible to easily desired compression of the resin bed. The auto column Series has a newly designed slurry valve. Using this valve and packing station you can easily pack and unpack the resin. It is possible to slide out to smooth the column tube with a little of the human power by the novel of the arm mechanism. Therefore, handling during maintenance of the column is easy and simple.
For details contact: Gala Precision Engg Pvt Ltd A-59, Road No: 10 Wagle Indl Estate Thane, Maharashtra 400 604
For details contact: M R Sanghavi & Co 20 J K Indl Estate, Off Mahakali Caves Road Andheri (E), Mumbai 400 056 Tel: 022-26879182 E-mail: Sanghavi.email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
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BAR CONVEYING MATERIAL HANDLING Whizz Engg Services Pvt Ltd offer a superior quality range of bar conveying material handling, conveying bars and tubes for specialized conveying and transport systems for NDT applicationsThese conveyors are designed in compliance with the international quality standards. The company ensure full turnkey compliance fully automated feeding automated steel and non-ferrous bars and tube handling systems with high precision for hardening and tempering lines non-destructive testing systems such as ultrasonic and eddy-current testing system for continuous testing for diameter ranges 5 to 250-mm. Their range is used to convey metal tubes, bars and form a critical input to the non-destructive testing of bars and tubes, reaching high production rates in automatic as well as manual mode up to 120-m/min line speed. The system includes bundle unscrambling system, bar loading system, V-roll conveyors, test bench, dual and triple pinches, sorting system and belt pockets or cradles. For details contact: Whizz Engg Services Pvt Ltd Survey No: 15/1, Mangadewadi Gujarwadi Road, Katrajnagar, Katraj Nr Asvee Trading, Pune, Maharashtra 411 046 Tel: 020-24230992 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 75
MATERIAL HANDLING RRK Logistics are experts in the field of conveyors and conveyor systems. All of their conveyors are designed based on their exacting requirements and they research and test each of their products prior to their selection. For details contact: RRK Logistics 1304/D Main PVC Market Road Tikri Kalan Delhi 110 041 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 76
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Package boilers are ideal for generating optimum output at high pressure and temperature. These boilers get energy from an integrated burner that is fueled gas or oil. Operating with variable loads and having a short start-up time, the assortment of boilers is widely used for producing process steam for industrial or chemical processes. Moreover, the boilers works as a power generator along with a steam turbine. These boilers are used in food industry, ceramic industry and pharma industry.
Sanjivan Industries Pvt Ltd offers range of steam boilers that are required to convert water into steam using heat energy. These boilers are provided with one high pressure cutout switch and one additional pressure switch for high and low or continuous modulation of operation. These are also provided with easy accessibility to the outer surface of furnace for inspection and scale removal.
For details contact: Raj Process Equipments & Systems Pvt Ltd Unit II, Gat No: 373, Kharabwad Pune, Maharashtra 411 035 Tel: 020-40710010, 40710005 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 77
For details contact: Sanjivan Industries Pvt Ltd Square Indl Park, Bldg No: 3, Unit No: 3, 4 & 5 Vasai, Maharashtra 401 208 Tel: 0250-2481955 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 78
RANGE OF BOILERS G S Engineers offers range of boilers made from steel or wrought iron. The boiler offered is used for heating water or fluid which is used in various processes or heating applications. Their range of boilers use combustion of fuels such as wood, coal, oil or natural gas as their heat source. The entire range of these boilers is also installed with safety steam valves. For details contact: G S Engineers Plot No: 29, Jajru, Opp: Sector 59 Faridabad, Haryana 121 004 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 79
Hari Om Engg offer wide range of steam boilers that are high in demand in domestic and international markets. These steam boilers are fabricated with the quality raw material which is stringently tested using several parameters. For details contact: Hari Om Engg Gala No: 1-B, B/h Shell Petrol Pump Munshi Compound, Masjid Galli Mira Road (E), Thane, Maharashtra 401104 Tel: 022-29451117 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 80
CLOSED VESSEL BOILERS
STEAM BOILERS Bikon Engg offers highly efficient, fitted with all safety instruments and easy to operate steam boilers using the premium grade raw material procured from reliable sellers in the market. Their boilers are obtainable in varied patterns. For details contact: Bikon Engg Plot No: 87, Nr Apar Nursing Home Uttam Nagar Delhi 110 059 Tel: 011-65486527 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 81
Spark Engineers offers the best in class of boilers. For heating water or other liquids, the offered closed vessel boilers are used. To meet the precise needs of their customers, they offer these boilers in various storage capacities and sizes. Their resistance against corrosion and leakage, impeccable finish and thermal stability, make these boilers highly demanded. For details contact: Spark Engineers J-429 MIDC, Bhosari, Pune Maharashtra 411 026 Tel: 020-46768504, 27130510 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 82
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HEAT EXCHANGERS FOR HEAT TRANSFER
Premier Engg & Equipment Mfg Co offer heat exchanger that is widely used for transferring the heat between two or more stream of fluids. Actually, heat exchanger is a device, which is especially developed to transfer heat from one medium to another. Apart from this, Premier Engg & Equipment Mfg Co offer customization for their products as per customers’ specifications.
Swami Vessels Pvt Ltd offers heat exchangers for efficient heat transfer from one fluid to another and is widely applicable in various engineering processes. Swami Vessels offer shell and tube type heat exchangers with high level of performance. The calibration of heat exchanger ranges to about 300 m 2.
For details contact: Premier Engg & Equipment Mfg Co Plot No: 182/12, 13 & 14, Phase 1 GIDC Estate, Naroda, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 382 330 Tel: 079-22820375, Fax: 91-079-22823289
For details contact: Swami Vessels Pvt Ltd N-101, MIDC Area Jalgaon, Maharashtra 425 003 Tel: 0257-2211294, 2211447
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HIGH QUALITY HEAT EXCHANGERS VS Tek Industries offers high quality heat exchangers used in numerous industries such as pharma, petroleum, chemical, etc, on a large scale for conveying heat from one medium to another to execute particular industrial process. Owing to its efficient functionality and high operational accuracy, this product is utilized in space heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, natural gas processing, sewage treatment and many more. For details contact: VS Tek Industries Gat No: 189, Talawade, Malwadi Pune, Maharashtra 412 114 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 85
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RANGE OF HEAT EXCHANGERS xcel Plants & Equipment Pvt Ltd offers range of heat exchangers widely used for efficient transferring heat from one fluid to another using top grade raw materials such as SS, alloy steel, cast steel and copper. For details contact: xcel Plants & Equipment Pvt Ltd Gat No: 611, Mouje Kuruli Chakan MIDC Tal: Khed, Pune Maharashtra 410 501 Tel: 02135-679707, 679717 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 86
WIDE ARRAY OF HEAT EXCHANGERS
HIGH PRECISION HEAT EXCHANGERS
KTST Engineers Pvt Ltd offers a wide array of heat exchangers manufactured in strict adherence with the industry standards and norms. Offered in various specifications with longer functional life, these heat exchangers are highly acclaimed amongst the customers.
Nimotherm Engg Pvt Ltd offers high precision heat exchangers that are used to transfer heat from one medium to another. These heat exchangers are highly efficient in recovery of heat without an accompanying phase change. Be it fluids, gases, steam or vapours, these heat exchangers are effective in carrying out the heat recovery.
For details contact: KTST Engineers Pvt Ltd Plot No: B-4, MIDC Indl Area, Sinnar Nashik, Maharashtra 422 113 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 87
For details contact: Nimotherm Engg Pvt Ltd 3 Osia Arcade, Opp: Indica Factory Gate, Shahunagar Chinchwad, Pune, Maharashtra 411 019 Tel: 020-27490005 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 88
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Airtech Compressors Pvt Ltd offers heat exchangers using the finest raw materials and latest technology in their manufacture. Owing to this, the offered product has a longer shelf life and is highly demanded. For details contact: Airtech Compressors Pvt Ltd Plot No: 5, Mahabir Dharam Kanta Road Mujessar, Faridabad Haryana 121 001 Tel: 0129-6453508, 4025139 Fax: 91-0129-4025139 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 89
Richard Engg Works offers carefully constructed heat exchangers. The product finds application in cooking of grain, mash and starch slurry. Its other applications include simple pumping of semi-solids and process applications in which reactions are involved, as a result of addition of steam. This high performance and dimensionally accurate product is directly installed in pipelines. It has a shell thickness of 32 mm.
For details contact: Richard Engg Works C-10 Lote Parshuram Indl Estate Chiplun, Dist: Ratnagiri, Maharashtra 421501 Tel: 0251-2609267, 2683481 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 90
OPTIMUM QUALITY HEAT EXCHANGERS
HEAT EXCHANGER Heat exchanger is used for bringing down the temperature of flushing fluid before it enters in the sealed chamber. When the mechanical seals are used with API plan 21, 23 and 41, heat exchangers are used. Special feature of this heat exchanger is that its cooling coil can be removed for cleaning purpose. For details contact: Aum Indl Seals Ltd E-18 Trimurti Society, New Sama Road Sama, Vadodara, Gujarat 390 010 Tel: 0265-6451295, 6532064 Fax: 91-0265-2761368 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 91
BOTTLE TYPE COOLING TOWER Bottle type cooling tower is designed using less power consumption per cooling tonne. High quality of steel sheets, aluminium sheets, brass, alloy and nickel are used with the assistance of plastic technology. For details contact: Drycool Systems India Pvt Ltd C-34, Sector No: 63 Noida Uttar Pradesh 201 307 Tel: 0120-4246651 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 93
Hardcore Engineers offers optimum quality heat exchangers. Highly demanded in the market, these products are manufactured in compliance with the pre-defined industry standards using best grade steel. Made available in userdefined specifications, these heat exchangers are appreciated for their corrosion resistance and optimum performance. For details contact: Hardcore Engineers 280 G T Road, B/h Bhagwati Electronics Opp: Parsandi Devi School, Gautam Budh Nagar Uttar Pradesh 203 207 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 92
FRP SQUARE COOLING TOWERS Motto Tech Industries offers qualitative FRP natural basin cooling towers in different specifications. The offered cooling tower is highly demanded in the market for its efficiency and easy installation. For details contact: Motto Tech Industries 101 Ashapura Indl Estate Phase IV, Vatva Indl Estate Ahmedabad, Gujarat 382 445 Tel: 079-65234506, 25841237 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 94
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ROTOCONE VACUUM DRYERS
Rotocone vacuum dryer (RCVD) is suitable for drying of materials, which cannot resist high temperature, material which are easily oxidized, volatile materials which should be retrieved, materials which are strong irritants and poisonous in nature. The RCVD facilitates enhanced drying efficiency, low temperature operations and economy of process by total solvent recovery. It helps cGMP based working by achieving optimum dust control, while offering advantages of efficient charging and discharging of materials. The drying unit equipped with lump breakers initially breaks large lumps and subsequently powders them (in single cone). The rotary action of the dryer together with mechanical action of the breakers cuts down drying time and gives a lump-free product. All contact parts are made out of SS-316/SS-316L quality material in GMP models and mild steel externals with SS-304 internals in standard models Shell materials are with SS-316/ SS-316L for GMP Models and SS-304 for non-GMP Models. Jacket materials are made out of SS-304 for GMP models and MS for non-GMP models. Cladding is made out of SS-304 for GMP Model and MS for non-GMP Models. Internal finishing will be mirror polish and external finish will be mat finish. Cyclone separators are provided for all models. Condenser and condensate receivers are provided for all models. Validation ports and nitrogen purge nozzles are provided. It can be designed to customer’s specifications or requirements. They are available in GMP and NGMP Models.
The drying ovens are normally available with choice of heating mode, as electrically heated/steam heated and thermal fluid heated. In electrically heated model, digital temperature controller is provided with digital timer to facilitate working day and night. In steam and thermal fluid heated model, digital temperature indicator is provided with digital timer, but the temperature controller is not supplied with the machine. Drying oven is fabricated out of rigid angle iron frame with double walled panels insulated with best quality compressed fiber glass and with a rigid door fitted with strong hinges and best chosen locking arrangement. A control panel is fixed in front of the oven to facilitate the operation. It is manufactured from SS-304, SS-316 or SS-316L (as per customer requirement) GMP/CGMP Models and polished to the mirror finished in the inside and matt finished on the outside. It has a large working space and is available from mild steel and in good finishing outside with synthetic enameled colour and inside painted with heat resistant paint to resist temperature up to 300 o in standard model. Tray dryers are used for the best drying results in conventional process. Drying oven is specially designed for bulk drug, pharma, chemicals, food, paints, textiles and other industries. It is well accepted for economical drying of powder, granules, food material and chemicals.
For details contact: Ahlada Industries Pvt Ltd 66-68, Bahadurpally, Qutbullapur Mandal Ranga Reddy District Cyberabad, Andhra Pradesh 500 043 Tel: 040-23094301, 23094300
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TRAY DRYERS Tray dryers has a double walled construction. Gap filled with glass wool for temp Insulation. Inner and outer walls made out of thick mild steel sheet on stout mild steel angle with motorized air circulation. Dial type thermometer has been provided. Temperature range ambient to 150°C. For details contact: Esel International 62 Azad Nagar, B/h Khalsa Tent House Rampur Chownk, PO Indl Area, Ambala, Haryana 133 001 Tel: 0171-2699059 Fax: 91-0171-4006732 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 97
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PCS Tradelink offers wastewater treatment plant which is reliable and efficient to separate tiny particles, dust, oil from water, making it pure and clean. It is a technique, which helps in purifying the water by separating the unwanted particles. PCS Tradelink has wide range of specifications of these machines for supply to customers as per latest industrial norms. PCS Tradelink provide clarifiers for primary treatment as well as secondary for TSS removal. When TSS is higher in quantity, primary clarifier needs to be installed. PCS Tradelink product range covers conventional clarifier, tube settler, HRSCC (high rate solid contact clarifier) and DAF (dissolved air floatation).
WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT
For details contact: PCS Tradelink 43 Kunj Home, Nr Rameshwar School Naroda Road, Nikol, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 382 350 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 98
WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANTS Environ offers wastewater treatment plants utilizing high grade components and progressive technology. Their range is quality tested on various parameters to cater to different customers’ demands. Environ offer a complete range of technologically advanced wastewater treatment plants which are set up for the treatment of the water waste that is produced by various companies. Their wastewater treatment plants can easily treat both industrial as well as household wastewater with ease and efficiency. Their wastewater treatment plants are efficient to provide assessment of various effluent treatment plant and water management systems installed in the industries. These are maintained on the operation and maintenance of ETPs and CETPs. Their wastewater treatment plants find application in clean water for reuse or recycle; process water treatment for various industries; high-purity water; medical or scientific usages and safe drinking water. . For details contact: Environ 14-15 Rudraksh Complex, Opp: Annapurna Hotel GIDC, Phase I, Vatva, Ahmedabad Gujarat 382 445 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 99
WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT Envirotech offers a wide array of wastewater treatment plant. broadly used in municipal corporations to treat wastewater for making it suitable for intended use. A wastewater treatment plant is a physical plant where various physical, biological or chemical processes are used to change the properties of the wastewater by removing harmful substances in order to turn it into a type of water (also called effluent) that can be safely discharged into the environment or that is useble for a certain reuse purpose. The treatment of wastewater belongs to the over-arching field of sanitation, just like the management of human waste, solid waste, sewage treatment, stormwater (drainage) management and water treatment. By-products from wastewater treatment plants, such as screenings, grit and sewage sludge are also treated in a wastewater treatment plant. For details contact: Envirotech B-312, Galaxy Business Park , Sardar Patel Ring Road GIDC, Nikol, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 382 350 Tel: 079-65127022 or Circle Readers’ Service Card 100
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COMPACT DRIVE TECHNOLOGY
INSPECTION & SAFETY SERVICES
The servo terminals in the Beckhoff EtherCAT Terminal system integrate a complete servo drive to facilitate highly dynamic positioning tasks in a standard I/O terminal housing. With the new EL72x1-9014 version, STO (Safe Torque Off) safety functionality is now available in an extremely compact terminal design for DIN rail installation. The new servo terminals enable space-saving drive solutions with safety-related functions that can be directly integrated within the EtherCAT Terminal system.
Precision Inspection Services is an emerging company in the field of third party inspection and safety. The company serves India’s leading and reputed companies. Vendor surveillance inspection provides the purchaser assurance that the receiving materials are met with the specified requirements. Precision’s experienced and competent team is capable to offer tank calibration services. Precision offer inspection of storage tanks in a construction shop and at site, as well as storage tank in service inspection in operational plants as per API 653 Standards. Their NACE Certified staff is experienced in commercial, industrial, architectural and institutional coating inspection, design and project management throughout India. They offer as per API 1104, API 5L, ASME Sec-IX, ASME B 31.3, AWS, BS and other codes and standards including welding consultancy and equipment consultancy. Precision offers innovative and cost-effective solutions for your mechanical integrity needs such as corrosion mapping, thickness monitoring, risk-based inspection, etc. Provide services for stagewise and final inspection of fabricated equipment along with inspection of bought out components required for the equipment. Precision offers inspection of goods being exported prior to the shipment by a mandated pre-shipment inspection agency. Precision offers shutdown inspection of most of the static equipment in a plant and offers various testing for all kinds of cranes and lifting tackles.
The EL72x1-9014 servo terminals streamline the implementation of STO (Safe Torque Off) safety functions, corresponding to safety level Cat 3/PL d, according to EN ISO 13849-1:2015. In conjunction with One Cable Technology (OCT), safety integration in an I/O terminal form factor results in a heightened ability to implement space-saving and cost-effective solutions with safety-related drive functionality. In addition, a 2-channel shut-off with corresponding contactors in the motor cable provides a considerable reduction in cabling, space requirements and cost; a single cable connects the safety output (eg, EL2904) and the STO input of the servo terminal. In addition, the OCT solution minimises cable costs and space needed for the motor connection. The EL7201-9014 variant comes in a 12 mm terminal housing and supplies an output current of up to 2.8 ARMS, while the 24 mm EL7211-9014 version can supply a max of 4.5 ARMS. Both are suitable for powering servomotors from the AM8100 Series. The integrated electronic type plate of the AM8100 motors can be read-in automatically by the servo terminals, simplifying commissioning considerably. For details contact: BECKHOFF Automation Pvt Ltd Suite 4, Level 6, Muttha Towers Don Bosco Marg, Yerwada Pune, Maharashtra 411 006 Tel: 020-40004802, Fax: 91-020-40004999 E-mail: email@example.com
Other services include testing and certification of plant/ pressure vessels/pressure pipeline, lifting tackles and construction equipment, chartered engineer services, safety services, NDT serviccs, dimension inspection, design verification, AutoCAD services, expediting, calibration of instruments, valuation, etc. For details contact: Precision Inspection Services 2/52B, Vrindavan Society Thane, Maharashtra 404 601 Tel: 022-25409654 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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MODULAR POWER MANAGEMENT Rittal’s Ri4Power is a modular power management system that utilizes the flexibility of Rittal’s TSB modular enclosure platform to create compartment-based load isolation from low-voltage switchgear components. It is an alternative to expensive pre-built power control/motor control centers. For details contact: Rittal India Pvt Ltd 23 & 24 KIADB Indl Area, Veerapura Doddaballapur, Bengaluru, Karnataka 561 203 Tel: 080-33720700, Fax: 91-080-33720866 E-mail: email@example.com or Circle Readers’ Service Card 103
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New Delhi, India: National Federation of Farmers' Procurement, Processing and Retailing Cooperatives of India Limited (NACOF) have announced that it has entered into a long-term agreement to obtain Muriate of Potash (MOP) from the Canada-based Encanto Potash Corp. As per the contract, Encanto will supply minimum 5 million tonnes per year of MOP for a guaranteed period of twenty years to NACOF. Food security attained via procurement of an alternative supply of MOP and excluding middlemen for Indian farmers is an essential objective for NACOF. Stavros Daskos, President, Encanto, stated, “This is evidently a significant moment for our company and the industry. India imports 100 per cent of its potash and is prone to cartel-like practices from producers that can hurt its national food security. Establishing long term offtake agreements are difficult and necessitate a great amount of time and understanding of a country's food security policies and how they interface with the dynamics of a supply environment controlled by a small number of entities.” Factually, potash consumption in India had reached around 6 million tonnes in 2010-11, and their aim, as per the Ministries of Chemicals and Fertilizers, is to return to this level as potassium is required in large amounts to endure and grow their crop based industry. The relatively high retail cost of MOP and other potash-based fertilisers in India encouraged many farmers to support the use of fertilisers biased towards higher nitrogen content due to their lower cost. NACOF and Encanto believe a protected and stable supply of MOP at rational prices will incentivise India's farmers to progress to a balanced fertilisation program where the growth rate in consumption of potash-based fertilisers will be higher than the growth rate of consumption of substitute fertilisers. The Indian government has set an objective to double the farmer's income in the next five years, and continues its efforts to educate Indian farmers on the long term benefits and latent increases to crop yield that can be realised from a balanced and strategic fertilisation program. Soil health assessments being provided by the Indian government and constant marketing targeted at farmers will play a vital role to help prevent over-use and misuse of urea fertilisers.
Prince Pipes Chairman Elevates Stake in Vikas Ecotech New Delhi, India: Jayant Chheda, Chairman. Prince Pipes & Fittings Pvt Ltd, has elevated his stake in Vikas Ecotech Ltd to over 8 per cent from existing 1.26 per cent with ` 34 crores equity infusion. While Prince Pipes & Fittings Ltd is India’s third largest PVC pipes manufacturer, Vikas Ecotech Ltd (VEL) manufactures organotin heat stabiliser - a lead-free substitute additive used in plastics industry. Jayant Chheda noted, "Similar to global trends, I see Indian PVC pipe manufacturing in particular and plastics industry in general shifting to lead-free stabilisers and eco-friendly chemical alternatives like organotins over the next 3-5 years. In this framework, Vikas Ecotech is
the only Indian company that has built in-house industrial performance ready product and solutions basket that is free of lead & other harmful chemicals and serves as an eco-friendly alternative. It will help the PVC and other plastic based industries to become environment friendly."
NACOF Seals Long-Term Supply Pact for Potash with Canada's Encanto
He added, "My investment in a specific capacity is with the solitary purpose of being part of Vikas Ecotech's stimulating future growth journey empowered through a great social benefit - lead-free products and a green world for our future generations." Vikas Garg, Managing Director, VEL, specified, "Our resolve always has been to shift the industry towards eco-friendly and lead-free products and solutions. We look forward to Jayant Chheda's business insight and strategic leadership to advance cement our market and innovation leadership as an Indian entity." Prince Pipes & Fittings is at present a long-term and strategic customer of VEL. The union government sanctioned a legislation to ban the use of lead in decorative home paints segment in the last Parliament session. Alike legislation is anticipated to be publicized for other sectors. "We trust a similar legislation bores well for the country and India's PVC industry," said Garg. Vikas Ecotech will employ ` 34 crore for expansion of its R&D facilities, setting up new manufacturing plants and strengthening its marketing efforts for both domestic and exports markets.
AkzoNobel Inaugurates Specialty Coatings Facility in Noida Noida, India: Dutch specialty chemicals company AkzoNobel has announced that it has inaugurated specialty coatings production facility and colour laboratory in Noida (Uttar Pradesh) to service its customers in the consumer electronics, automobile and cosmetic industries. With an investment of about ` 3 crore, the new site will manufacture 600 kilo litre of coatings annually, thus providing to the localisation drive undertaken by many large companies. Being situated in India, the site will supply AkzoNobel’s coating systems quicker to manufacturing companies in the country. Earlier commissioned, the facility is in its first phase; the second phase is likely to be completed very soon, with latitude for further expansion. “India is a crucial market for our growth strategy and this facility will facilitate us to further reinforce our position as a prominent producer while supporting the supply network. Furthermore, this market shows signs of a high demand for consumer durables and electronics. As demand and volumes increase, we will endure to strengthen our footprint in high-growth economies such as India and leverage success models of other markets such as Korea, China and Vietnam. We are devoted to organic and sustainable growth and are assured that this facility will empower us to serve our customers better,” expounded Alberto Slikta, Managing Director, Specialty Coatings, AkzoNobel. AkzoNobel India presently operates six manufacturing sites and two research centres, along with a network of over 8,800 dealers and distributors. Chemical Products Finder | December 2016-January 2017 | 55
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Bayer-Monsanto Merger will be a Winner, says Lux Research
L & T H y d ro c a r b o n - E M A S C h i yo d a S u b s e a Consortium Bags Two Contracts from Saudi Aramco
Leverkusen, Germany: German giant Bayer’s $ 66 billion procurement of Monsanto is a winning deal that will create a global player with robust positions in key areas of agriculture innovation, comprising crop and seed traits, synthetic agrochemicals, and biologicals, as per Lux Research. However, the combined entity will be weak in Digital Ag, or precision agriculture.
Mumbai, India: L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering-EMAS Chiyoda Subsea consortium has announced that it has won two EPCI contracts from Saudi Aramco. The contract is awarded to supply and install four wellhead decks in the Safaniya field and another award to upgrade on 17 platforms in various offshore fields in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia.
Of the latest spate of megamergers in agriculture, the BayerMonsanto deal stands out not only because it is the major one, but also because it will create a company with substantial market shares in both agrichemicals and seeds. The new agriculture landscape will be even more amalgamated as the traditional ‘Big Six’ become the ‘Behemoth Four’ - Bayer-Monsanto, Dow-DuPont, Syngenta-ChemChina, and BASF. “Bayer wins by procuring Monsanto’s diversified capabilities in crop and seed traits, while the U.S. company gains Bayer’s robust IP portfolio in synthetic agrochemicals. Together, the collective entity will be much stronger than other entities in the Behemoth Four but will be lacklustre in their Digital Ag portfolio,” believed Laura Lee, Lux Research Associate and lead author of the report titled, ‘Does Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto make sense?’. Monsanto & Bayer deal having both Monsanto’s Roundup and Bayer’s Liberty brands under the same roof will give the combined entity a giant competitive advantage in agrochemicals and seeds. Monsanto’s diversified relationships across various genome editing technologies will give the duo an advantage in this space. According to Lux Research, Digital Ag is an apparent weakness. While Monsanto has built many Digital Ag partnerships, its approach is ludicrous. It has cooperated with many developers of untested technologies but ignored well-validated ones - a backwards approach. Bayer is unexpectedly strong in biologicals. Monsanto is a recognised innovator in biologicals through its partnership with Novozymes called the BioAg association. But Bayer brings its own remarkably strong biologicals portfolio, amassed through four key acquisitions – Athenix, Prophyta, AgraQuest, and Laboratorios Biagro.
Gravita Commences Production of Lead Metal from Recycling Plant at Chittoor Andhra Pradesh, India: Gravita India Ltd has announced that it has commenced commercial production of lead metal from its new recycling plant at Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh. The plant, which has production capacity of 12000 metric tonne per annum (MTPA), will tap the opportunity of domestic scrap accessible with the large telecom players, UPS batteries from IT offices in and around southern markets by obligating long term contracts to accumulate their pan-India scrap in cost effective manner. Being near to the Chennai port, the plant will advantage Gravita in decreasing logistics cost while exporting the finished goods. The plant, built with an investment of around ` 25 crores, will help the company to further reinforce its manifestation in Southern market and for exports in Far East markets.
The long term agreement awarded by Saudi Aramco to the LTHE-EMAS Chiyoda Subsea consortium in June last year has been very fruitful and the consortium is dignified to remain a substantial service provider to Aramco and contribute in the development of capabilities in Kingdom over the long term. “We are elated with the new awards. It is a prospect for Aramco to advantage from our flagship facility at Hazira as the centre of fabrication of the four decks in one of the contracts. It is also a prospect for our consortium to build in-Kingdom skills and capabilities to convey the brownfield work in the other project,” said Subramanian Sarma, MD & CEO, L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering. He added, “Hasbah Offshore Gas Increment Project, which is a part of the Fadhili Gas Plant is progressing well and in accordance with the plan. The consortium with our strong teams - conveying excellence in implementation and custom-built EPCI services with the state-of-the-art facilities, is dedicated to a long term contribution in Artco’s projects.”
Exide Industries Inaugurates Lead Acid Storage Batteries Making Plant in Haldia West Bengal, India: Exide Industries Ltd has announced that it has commissioned a facility at its Haldia (West Bengal) factory to manufacture the technically progressive lead acid storage batteries using latest punched grid technology. The plant, which built in technical partnership with the US-based East Penn Manufacturing Company with investment of ` 700 crore, was inaugurated by West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. Over the last seven decades, Exide has steadily led the way through ground-breaking technological advancements in the field of lead acid storage batteries in India. The new punched grid technology, as opposed to the older expanded metal technology, will propel the industry to a new height in terms of product trustworthiness and customer satisfaction. The new range of batteries will not only be a lot more robust, being manufactured in a modern plant with advanced robotics and automation, the manufacturing process will also eradicate human errors to a large magnitude,” said Gautam Chatterjee, Managing Director & CEO, Exide Industries.
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quality products. We want to be part of that change,” expounded Jurg Weibel, Owner & Director of Granula AG.
Gujarat, India: Assocham has urged the centre government to proximately get withdrawn the notification vis-a-vis withdrawal of input tax credit on inter-state sale/branch transfer of natural gas issued by Finance Department of Gujarat government.
Granula conglomerates technological strength with flexibility to respond quickly and effectually to customer demands, from colour matching and sampling through the development of new products. The product databases of both Granula AG and GMI are interconnected, providing the new company with admission to thousands of prevailing and new formulations, and warranting the highest levels of quality and reliability across the board.
“Consequent to this announcement, cost of re-gasified liquefied natural gas (RLNG) supplied by Petronet LNG to other PSU gas distributors like Gail India Limited, Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has shot up from four per cent to 15 per cent,” underlined Assocham in a communication addressed to Union Minister for Commerce and Industry, Nirmala Sitharaman and Finance Minister of Gujarat, Nitin Patel. The letter added, “These PSUs have passed on the upsurge in tax to industry outside Gujarat, thus making RLNG costlier by 11 per cent with opposing impact oscillating from ` 2.50 to ` 3 per standard cubic meter (scm).” Considering that many industries are stuck with long-term supply agreements with PSU distributors of exorbitant RLNG and, therefore, cannot switch over to economical alternate source of energy due to ‘take or pay’ clause in supposed agreements. “This notification has thus made matters worse by making RLNG further dearer hitting industries outside Gujarat very hard. At a time when trade and industry are moving towards execution of goods and services tax (GST), this withdrawal of input tax credit is unfair for industries outside Gujarat as it is making them highly uncompetitive,” emphasized the Assocham letter.
Swiss Masterbatch Firm Granula to Set Up Production Facility in Ahmedabad Ahmedabad, India: Swiss masterbatch producer Granula AG has announced that it has formed a joint venture with Som Shiva Impex Ltd to produce and retail masterbatches in India. Masterbatch is a solid or liquid additive used for colouring plastics (colour masterbatch) or communicating other properties to plastics (additive masterbatch). The joint venture, Granula Masterbatches India Pvt Ltd (GMI), will build a masterbatch production facility equipped with the latest production technology near Ahmedabad, Gujarat. GMI aims to target mainly sectors such as food packaging, medical, cosmetic and automotive in India. According to Granula, production is estimated to start in the second quarter of 2017. The snowballing need for technical proficiency in plastics in India is enhancing market demand for masterbatches. Granula claims that its masterbatch formulations transform and enhance end product properties, thus providing the reliable results that global brands depend on. “Right now, there is a giant, unmet demand for basic consumer goods in India. But this is changing fast with an enormously increasing middle class. As masterbatch producers, we see massive opportunities in the steps India is compelling to open up the domestic market and moving to higher
Invalidate Notification on Input Tax Credit Withdrawal on Gas in Gujarat, urges Assocham
Weibel added, “Granula is a development partner for several international brands. We want to have a manifestation on where we see abundant growth potential. GMI will not only bring modern technology to India, but also work meticulously with local partners and customers to mutually create value for their products in whatever polymer or end application they are in.”
Hikal sells its Bengaluru R&D Centre Bengaluru, India: Hikal Ltd has announced that it has sold off its earlier RD centre located at Bengaluru South in Karnataka. This piece of land was lying vacant and had no constant operations for close to two years after Hikal amalgamated its R&D operations at its main site in Pune in 2014 and had transferred all corresponding equipment and personnel to that site. “The proceeds of the sale will be used towards the existing operations of the company,” informed Hikal. Hikal had assimilated the R&D and manufacturing site in Bengaluru in 2001, marking its entry into the pharmaceutical business. R&D centre in Pune, which became operational in 2009, provides process research for APIs and intermediates (involving multistep synthesis) and has helped the company in enhancing its pharmaceuticals and crop protection processes.
Sudarshan Chemical Commissions Cogen Power Plant at Roha Site Maharashtra, India: Sudarshan Chemical Industries Ltd has announced that it has commissioned the cogeneration plant of 8.24 MW at its Roha site in Maharashtra. It will make the company self-reliant towards power and steam generation and for forthcoming expansion of production lines. “The company will be able to produce its own electricity and meet the prerequisite of the entire site,” supposed Sudarshan Chemical. The plant, which is the largest cogeneration plant in Konkan industrial belt of Maharashtra, will make the company more competitive by decreasing the electricity generation cost by 50 per cent. Products manufactured by the company, which is one of the prominent producers of colour and effect pigments in India, predominantly caters to the coatings, plastics, inks and cosmetics markets. Sudarshan Chemical in September, 2016 contracted a memorandum of understanding with Maharashtra government for investing `1,000 crore in the subsequent five years. Chemical Products Finder | December 2016-January 2017 | 57
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Technology News Honeywell & Aereon to Leverage Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) For Oil & Gas
Pe p p e r l + F u c h s O f f e r s W i d e Po r t f o l i o f o r Manifold Applications
Houston, USA: Honeywell and Aereon has announced that they will collaborate on solutions to help industrial customers boost the safety, efficiency and reliability of their operations by leveraging Honeywell’s Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) ecosystem.
Bengaluru, India: In explosion hazardous areas the diversity of applications is almost limitless. Pepperl+Fuchs have announced that it offers optimal solutions for virtually all requirements due to a comprehensive portfolio of explosion-protected components and customized systems.
“For years, manufacturers and producers have looked for ways to solve operational problems that were believed to be unsolvable – such as unplanned downtime, underperforming assets and inefficient supply chains,” said Andrew Hird, Vice President and General Manager of Honeywell Process Solutions’ Digital Transformation business. “With the capabilities of the IIoT, we can find new ways to solve those problems. A key part is the creation of an industrial ecosystem that leverages the depth of knowledge and experience of a range of equipment and service providers such as Aereon.”
Electrical Explosion Protection Equipment by Pepperl+Fuchs is exactly tailored to meet the multifarious requirements of process automation. Starting with basic terminal boxes through control units and stations to complex control solutions the Mannheim-based company offers a highly flexible, extensive portfolio.
The Inspire™ ecosystem is a key part of Honeywell’s Connected Plant initiative that helps manufacturers leverage the IIoT to improve the safety, efficiency and reliability of operations across a single plant or several plants across an enterprise. “Aereon’s fundamental strength is its wide array of fit-forpurpose combustion and vapour recovery products supported by in-house expertise to design, manufacture and support its field-installed base,” said Mark Zyskowski, senior global vice president, Aereon. “We are pleased to be able to bring our expertise to the IIoT ecosystem that Honeywell is developing to help customers around the globe maximize value from their operations by tapping into the power of the IIoT.”
With a larger, consolidated data set, manufacturers and producers can apply higher analytics for more detailed insight, scale the data as needed to meet the varied needs of single-site or enterprise-wide operations, and leverage a wider pool of data experts for monitoring and analysis. “Honeywell’s capabilities in data consolidation, cyber security and software development, combined with the deep industry knowledge of its collaborators, including Aereon, will help customers solve previously unsolvable problems,” said Hird. “These problems include eliminating unplanned shutdowns, maximizing output, maintaining regulatory compliance, increasing safety and optimizing supply chain strategies.”
The portfolio of Electrical Explosion Protection Equipment
Utilization of various types of explosion protection as well as a large quantity of enclosure styles facilitates the design of efficient solutions for each application and environment. The high-quality enclosures are available in various sizes and materials. Customized solutions come in explosion protection types ‘intrinsic safety’ Ex i, ‘increased safety’ Ex e, ‘flameproof’ Ex d as well as ‘pressurized’ Ex p, depending on the specific application’s requirements. For instance, Ex e certified terminal boxes or control stations can be configured easily from a wide selection of well-matching components. No matter if it’s a small control unit with just one operating function or a sophisticated control station integrating more than fifty control elements. Thanks to highly flexible configuration options the completed device will exactly fit to the specific application. The sturdy Ex d enclosures of Pepperl+Fuchs not only safeguard complex control and distribution panels against explosion hazards, they also protect the installed components from harsh environmental influences. At the trade show booth two fair samples will show how identification systems without specific Ex-approval can safely be used inside hazardous areas, thanks to their installation in flameproof enclosures. In cases where standard devices do not fit efficient customization takes place: In world-wide located Solution Engineering Centers (SECs) the companies’ experts design and manufacture individual solutions, exactly tailored to the requirements of the users. Good representations of this expertise are the Ex de control panels of Pepperl+Fuchs. They combine a flameproof enclosure (Ex d) to protect electrical components with an increased safety terminal compartment (Ex e) individually configured with connection terminals and operating elements, thus facilitating commissioning and maintenance.
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Elite Control Systems Awarded Contract by ScottishPower Renewables
Exton, Pennsylvania: Analytical Graphics Inc (AGI) and Bentley Systems have announced Bentley Systems as a co-founder of the new Cesium Consortium. Cesium is an open source, browser-based virtual globe, first developed by AGI in 2011 for the aerospace and defense communities. Cesium’s unparalleled performance in streaming very large datasets through a browser to desktops, tablets, and smart phones has enabled it to become the virtual globe of choice for geospatial viewing. The consortium will now enable AGI and Bentley to collaborate on the Cesium roadmap to better accelerate and support the requirements for building infrastructure modeling (BIM) and for owners of infrastructure assets. In addition, the consortium will support feature development, priority bug fixes, expansion of outreach efforts, and the hosting of social coding events such as code sprints and bug bashes.
Livingston, Scotland: Elite Control Systems has announced that it has been awarded a second contract by ScottishPower Renewables. The agreement requires Elite Control Systems to continue to supply rapid response support services for the 29 onshore wind systems that ScottishPower Renewables operates across Scotland.
AGI and Bentley Systems Announces Cesium Consortium
ScottishPower Renewables, which has invested significantly in industry-leading automation and control system technology to operate its wind turbines, looks to Elite Control Systems to ensure that the automated process control systems it uses are functioning properly, around the clock. To achieve this, Elite Control Systems’ dedicated Support Services stands ready to respond to control system events that could disrupt operation. “Elite will respond immediately to any type of control system issue, from PLC failures to hardware or network communications problems,” said Juan Carlos Di Bella, Engineering Manager for Elite Control Systems. “Given the high profile and sheer scale of the wind farm network, it’s extremely satisfying that ScottishPower Renewables has renewed its existing support contract with us. The confidence they have in our expertise and responsiveness is clear. They can rest assured that we are only a phone call away, ready to provide them with immediate support for these systems that are so critical to the entire ScottishPower Renewables network.”
Proposed Chemical Engineering Building model (center of image) on Penn State campus
Bentley Systems is adopting Cesium to visualize and interact with highly detailed infrastructure engineering models set in the reality context of their surrounding environment. The digital engineering models are created with Bentley’s MicroStation and BIM applications, and the context is provided through reality meshes, created from digital photography and scanning devices using Bentley’s ContextCapture. Keith Bentley, founder and CTO of Bentley Systems, said, “We are thrilled to join the Cesium Consortium as a founding member. I commend AGI for their leadership and vision, not only for creating an open source solution for highly performant 3D web-based applications but, more importantly, for fostering an ecosystem to leverage it. I expect Bentley and our users will build Cesium-based Web clients for immersive viewing BIM models, reality context, asset databases, IoT streams, and myriad other ‘Geo3D’ services. We look forward to working hand in hand with AGI and future members of the consortium to expand Cesium as an open standard.” “We are very excited to collaborate with Bentley. Bentley shares our vision and technical approach and has already done some fantastic work with Cesium and 3D Tiles,” said Patrick Cozzi, Cesium founder. “Bentley’s support will be important within our submission team proposing 3D Tiles as an Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Community Standard.”
Elite Control Systems has been providing ongoing rapid response control support services to ScottishPower Renewables since 2015 when the two companies entered into the initial agreement. However, their working relationship goes back to 2013. Since then, Elite Control Systems has provided the company with wind turbine networking gear upgrades and conducted an extensive audit of its current control infrastructure. In addition to Scottish Power Renewables, Elite Control Systems’ Support Services division provides similar support to Amazon UK, Diageo Distilling, Glenmorangie Ltd and INEOS. The company’s engineering team is fully briefed on every customer’s needs, and is on-hand around the clock. Whether a customer has a comprehensive 24/7 support plan in place or is on an ad hoc call-out basis, Elite engineers are ready to respond so that production is up and running as quickly as possible. The recent addition of Vibration Monitoring and Profibus network health checks to its Support Services portfolio is particularly meaningful because companies can now derive comprehensive support, without going to the expense of creating extensive support teams internally. Companies can access Elite’s engineering expertise, as well as that of its partners who are some of the world’s leading automation and process control manufacturers. Elite also offers breakdown support for PLC, SCADA, IT systems and network infrastructure, including integrity testing. Its Support Services engineers also conduct system audits, health checks, minor modifications, and on–the-job training for clients’ employees. Chemical Products Finder | December 2016-January 2017 | 59
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New Contracts/Expansions/Revamps The following list is a brief insight into the latest new projects by various companies in India. CHEMICALS M Chemicals proposes an expansion from 10-TPM to 35-TPM of its synthetic organic chemicals manufacturing unit in GIDC Sachin, district: Surat, Gujarat. The estimated cost of the expansion is `12-million. The current status of the project could not be ascertained. According to MoEF sources, EIA report has been prepared by Aqua-Air Environmental Engineers. The existing plant manufactures 10-TPM 6-Nitro, 1-Diazo, 2-Napthol, 4-Sulphonic Acid. The expansion entails addition of new products namely, 25-TPM G-Salt, R-Salt, Amido G-Acid, Aniline 2,4 DSA, Aniline 2,5 DSA, Para Nitro Chloro Benzoyl Sulphonic Acid, Sulfo Tobias Acid, Para Cresidine Ortho Sulphonic Acid, Schaffer’s Acid, Broenner’s Acid. Total plot area is approximately 1,650-sq m, out of which, 300-sq m has been used for green belt development. 5-KLD effluent will be treated in-house ETP and 10KLD effluent will be sent to common MEE of MEPL for evaporation. Mamta Texdyes (Samba) proposes a synthetic organic chemicals manufacturing unit in GIDC Sarigam, district: Valsad, Gujarat. The project is spread over 2,250-sq m. The estimated cost of the project is `32-million. The current status of the project could not be ascertained. According to SEIAA sources, Eco Chem Sales Services is the environmental consultant. The proposed products are 200TPM sulphur black grains, 300-TPM sulphur black liquid and the byproducts are 250.1-TPM sodium thio sulphate crystal and 47.12-TPM sodium chloride salt. 700-sq m area has been proposed for green belt development. Industrial waste water will be treated in primary and tertiary treatment plant and treated waste water will be discharged into CETP Sarigam. Resipol Adhesives proposes an expansion of synthetic organic chemicals manufacturing unit in village: Rajpur, district: Mehsana, Gujarat. The estimated cost of the expansion is ` 40-million. The current status of the project could not be ascertained. According to SEAC sources, the manufacturing of existing products, 2.0-TPM benzyl alcohol, 1.1-TPM benzyl benzoate, 3.0-TPM benzoic acetate, 1.4-TPM sodium benzoate, 1.8-TPM sodium acetate will be discontinued and 300-TPM polyester resins (different grades) and alkyd resins (different grades), 90-TPM melamine formaldehyde resin and 85-TPM urea formaldehyde resin will be manufactured as new products. The plot area is approximately 6,033.00-sq m. Unit has proposed 2,000-sq m area for green belt development. Industrial effluent of 0.42-KLD after primary treatment will be evaporated in kettle type evaporator. Two DG sets each of 65-KVA will be provided. It was decided to recommend the project to SEIAA, Gujarat for grant of environmental clearance. Royal Wood proposes a 90-TPM phenol formaldehyde resin, urea formaldehyde resin, melamine urea formaldehyde resin and melamine formaldehyde resin manufacturing unit in village: Modvadar,
district: Kutch, Gujarat. The current status of the project could not be ascertained. According to MoEF sources, existing products are 3-million sq m per month plywood, flush door, block board and veneer. The manufactured resin will be used for in-house consumption at the wood products plant. The project will come up on 11,603.62-sq m of existing land. The greenbelt area is 600-sq m. A base platform will be constructed for the resin plant; remaining will be MS structure. Eternis Fine Chemicals proposes an expansion of synthetic organic chemicals manufacturing unit from 42,200-TPA to 60,000-TPA in MIDC Kurkumbh, district: Pune, Maharashtra. The current status of the project could not be ascertained. According to MoEF sources, total land area is 100,400-sq m and built-up area is 42,710-sq m. 33 per cent will be developed as green belt area. The project will entail: 1) capacity expansion of existing products and by-products; 2) addition of similar products and by-products; 3) introduction of new eco-friendly biomass boiler as replacement to furnace oil. Project involves manufacturing of fragrance from organic raw materials by chemical process like hydrogenation, esterification, Diels-Alder reaction, cyclisation, dehydrogenation, aldol condensation, etc, followed by distillation to match precise quality standards. By-products capacity will be augmented from 11,400-TPA to 20,000-TPA. The estimated cost of the project is ` 1,050-million. The power requirement 12,000-KVA will be available through Government Electricity Board. Panoli Intermediates (India) proposes an expansion of its specialty chemicals manufacturing unit and a new 10-MW coal-based captive power project in Unit-III, GIDC Nandesari, district: Vadodara, Gujarat. The estimated cost of the project is `100-million. The current status of the project could not be ascertained. According to MoEF sources, the total plot area is 15,480-sq m. The capacity of isomers and DNCB such as 2:4 DCNB, 2:6 DCNB, 2:5 DCNB is to be augmented from 200-TPM to 2,200-TPM, ortho anisidine/para anisidine from 100-TPM to 1,100-TPM, ortho nitro aniline/para nitro aniline from 300-TPM to 2,300-TPM, isomers of DCA from 80-TPM to 1,080-TPM, isomers and DCNB such as 2:3 DCNB, 2:5 DCNB. isomers of DCNB such as 2:3 DCNB, 2:5 DCNB, 3:4 DCNB from 200-TPM to 2,200-TPM, H-acid from 50-TPM to 500-TPM and addition of a new product namely, 1,500-TPM derivatives of nitro phenol and a new 10-MW coal-based captive power project. 10-MW power requirement is to be met from MGVCL and 10-MW from the captive power project. The effluent will be treated in proposed effluent treatment plant. Saras Plywood Products is planning a 60-TPM urea formaldehyde resin manufacturing plant in New GIDC Gundlav, district: Valsad, Gujarat. The existing land area is 1.5 acres. The estimated cost of the project is ` 7.5-million. Kalyan Industries is the equipment supplier. The project is waiting for environmental clearance. Civil work will commence in 3 months. The project is planned for completion in this year. According to SEIAA sources, the company has proposed primary
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FMC India is planning an expansion of its chemical manufacturing unit at IDA Patancheru, district: Medak, Telangana. The estimated cost of the project is ` 17.5-million. As of September the project was waiting for the environmental clearance. According to MoEF sources, the plot area is 4.027 acres. The company proposes to manufacture 50-TPM of products as part of the expansion. Green belt on 33 per cent of the land area will be developed and maintained. Power requirement will be made available through SPCPDCL. The project will be completed within 2 years. Globex Laboratories (R&D) proposes a pigments manufacturing unit at village: Dabhasa, district: Vadodara, Gujarat. According to MoEF sources, the project will come up in the existing land on 9,312-sq m. Kadam Environmental Consultants, Vadodara is the environmental consultant. The project will entail manufacture of 40-TPM red pigments, 40-TPM yellow pigments and 450-TPM dilute phosphoric acid. Environment clearance has been obtained for the products – red pigments and yellow pigments. Construction work has begun, as EC and NOC have been received. Effluents generated will be treated in effluent treatment plant having MEE. The company has applied for Amendment in Environmental Clearance dated 26th September 2012 for change in fuel from LDO to agro waste briquettes and addition of one raw material, ie, phosphoric acid and generation of dilute phosphoric acid (25 per cent basis) as by-product. Bohra Industries is implementing an expansion of its chemical and fertilizer manufacturing unit at Umarda, district: Udaipur, Rajasthan on 14,500-sq m of existing land. The project will entail expansion of single super phosphate capacity from 400-TPD to 600-TPD, granulated super phosphate from 200-TPD to 300-TPD and addition of new products namely 150-TPD triple super phosphate, 550-TPD synthetic gypsum, 30-TPD Di-calcium phosphate, 160-TPD phosphoric acid, 0.3-TPD potassium fluoride, 150-TPD H 2SO4 and 0.3-TPD Sodium Tri Polyphosphate (STPP). Machinery has been ordered from China. Civil work is in progress. The project is scheduled for completion in 2018. Ami Lifesciences proposes expansion of its synthetic organic chemicals manufacturing unit (viz, pharmaceutical bulk drugs and drug intermediates) from 65.70-TPM to 131.60-TPM in Padra, district: Vadodara, Gujarat. The estimated cost of the project is ` 87.046-million. Environmental Consultant to this project is Envisafe Environment Consultants. According to MoEF sources, total plot area is 23,760-sq m (existing 10,270-sq m and 13,490-sq m for expansion). The unit currently manufactures 2-TPM 1-Acetyl Naphthalene, 1-TPM 2-Acetyl Naphthalene, 6-TPM Itopide HCl, 1.20-TPM Loxapine Succinate, 0.30-TPM Amoxapine, 6-TPM Venlafaxine, 6-TPM Progunil HCl, 6-TPM CB-2-L-Valine, 0.60-TPM Nateglinide, 0.60-TPM Quetiapine, 24-TPM Carbomazepin and 12-TPM Oxacarbomazepin. The expansion will involve addition of new products. Water requirement from ground water source will be
increased from 34.53-cu m/day to 181-cu m/day after expansion. Effluent generation will be increased from 9.35-cu m/day to 79.5-cu m/day after expansion. Highly concentrated effluent will be sent to captive incinerator for incineration. Remaining effluent (70-cu m/ day) will be treated in the ETP comprising primary, secondary and tertiary treatment. Treated effluent will be sent to CETP for further treatment. ETP sludge, inorganic residue and incineration ash will be sent to TSDF. Spent carbon, organic residue will be sent to incinerator.
treatment plant followed by evaporator for treatment of industrial effluent and has also proposed a multi-cyclone separator.
Adi Finechem is planning a 40-TPA specialty products manufacturing project on a 2-acre land at an estimated cost of ` 400-million in village: Chekhala, district: Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The project is waiting for environmental clearance. RSPL RSPL is planning a 1,500-TPD soda ash plant and 40-MW captive power project in village: Kuranga, district: Jamnagar, Gujarat. Land acquisition is in progress. 85 per cent of land has been acquired. The project is waiting for environmental clearance. The entire project is planned for completion in 5 years from zero date. MINING Metabluu Power, a sister concern of Minera Udyog India, is planning a 75,000-TPA iron ore mining project in village: Devikonda, district: Karimnagar, Telangana. The project is awaiting Government approval. Aryan Ispat & Power is planning an expansion of its coal washery in village: Bamoloi, district: Sambalpur, Odisha. The project will come up in the existing 204.65-acre integrated steel plant premises. The capacity of the project is to be augmented from 0.70-MTPA to 5.70-MTPA. The cost of the project is ` 600.7-million. The project is awaiting environmental clearance and planned for completion in 1-year from zero date. According to MoEF sources, the expansion is based on heavy media cyclone (wet process) technology. The washery will produce washed coal of an average ash around 34% (GCV 4,350Kcal/kg), middling (ash content about 58%) of GCV around 2,350-Kcal per kg useable as fuel in FBC boilers. The proposed expansion will be the state-of-the-art with close circuit water system, classifying cyclone, high frequency screens, thickener and multi-roll belt press filters. Power requirement of 5-MVA will be sourced from its own power plant connected with the Grid Corporation of Odisha. DSP Associates is planning a 15,17,600-TPA sand (minor mineral) mining project in the mines of Tikola-1 Sand Unit at village: Tikola, district: Gurgaon, Haryana. Mining lease area is 42.50-hectare. The estimated cost of the project is Rs 55-million. The project is waiting for environmental clearance. Mining work is expected to commence soon. According to MoEF sources, out of the total area, 31.50-hectare area falls in the river bed and 11-hectare area falls in agricultural land (outside river bed). Method of mining will be opencast semimechanized without drilling and blasting. The mine will be excavated out in layers up to a depth of 3-m in riverbed and 9-m in agricultural field. Letter of Intent (LoI) for mining contract has been granted for a period of 9 years. Chemical Products Finder | December 2016-January 2017 | 61
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Water India 2017 Dates: 10-12 May 2017 Venue: Pragati Maidan, New Delhi Event: This event showcases products, services and solutions available in the water industry worldwide. The event will provide comprehensive insight into the water industryâ€“best practices, latest technologies, alternative solutions, emerging opportunity and business prospective. For details contact: Exhibitions India Group 217-B, Okhla Indl Estate, Phase III, New Delhi
M a c h i n e To o l s E n g g & Technology Expo
Dates: 12-14 May 2017 Venue: Brilliant Convention Centre, Indore Event: METEX caters to industrial products and equipment, heavy and light machines, engineering systems and services, industrial equipment and accessories, industrial technologies, software and hardware, and other parts and components. It is an exciting event that witnesses the best buyer and seller relationship, and brings out the best of products and services. For details contact: Indore Infoline Pvt Ltd Info House, 246 Greater Brijeshwari Piplyahana, Opp: Sch No: 140 Kalindi Kunj Road, Indore
Plastasia 2017 Dates: 08-11 July 2017 Venue: Pragati Maidan, New Delhi Event: This event has built a reputation as the ideal place to discover the latest innovations in plastics, live demonstration/s, share ideas and most importantly secure orders. Today, Plastics has become omnipresent and an integral part of day-to-day activities. For details contact: Triune Exhibitors Pvt Ltd 25, 3 rd Flr, 8 th Main Road Vasanthnagar, Bengaluru
India Material Handling & Logistics Show Dates: : 27-29 July 2017 Venue: Pragati Maidan, New Delhi Event: IMHLS has been designed to attract decision makers from variety of industries to meet, network, share ideas, build relationships and generate new business in India, the emerging user market for the material handling and storage solutions industry. For details contact: Reed Manch Exhibitions Pvt Ltd A-78, Sec-4, Noida, Uttar Pradesh
India Machine Tools Show Dates: 28-31 July 2017 Venue: Pragati Maidan, New Delhi Event: IMTOS a biennial event showcases path breaking ideas and innovation in machine tools, material handling and automotive technology. The show witnesses participation from over 500 companies every year.
Tooltec Dates: 4-7 April 2017 Venue: Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre Event: Tooltec will showcase wide variety of drilling and die casting based equipment and services associated with this field. Thus an event like this will gather all the eminent and distinguished exhibitors from this field and in turn they will showcase products and services like angle measuring devices, balancing systems, bending machines, blowers, dryers, boring machines, drilling and taping machines associated with this sector. Beside this the event will cordially invite all the eminent and distinguished experts from this field For details contact: Singapore Exhibition Services Pte Ltd 10 Kallang Avenue, #09-16 Aperia Tower 2, Singapore Tel: +(65)-62336638,Fax: +(65)-62336633
China International Machine Tool Exhibition
Dates: 20-22 September 2017 Venue: India Expo Centre and Mart, Greater Noida Event: This event showcases products from solar, wind, bio-mass/fuel, small hydro, geothermal and energy efficiency sectors in the power and energy, power and renewable energy, and solar energy industries
Dates: 9-12 March 2017 Venue: Tianjin Meijiang Intl Convention & Exhibition Center, Tianjin, China Event: China Tianjin International Foundary Heat Treatment and Industrial Furnace Exhibition is a major event based on the upcoming modern heating and furnace technologies and applications. Huge and advance varieties of products and services will be displayed in the event providing varied options of the visitors and exhibitors to fulfill their preferential requirements. Retailers, manufacturers and buyers associated with this sector will show their active participation in the conference. This event will be an essential event. Networking opportunities and profitable business plans will be offered to the participants that will help them to earn huge profits taking their business to higher levels.
For details contact: UBM India Pvt Ltd Times Square, B-Wing, Unit 1 & 2, 5 th Flr Marol, Andheri-Kurla Road Andheri (E), Mumbai
For details contact: Tianjin Zhenwei Exhibition Co, Ltd Tianjin Binhai Convention & Exhibition Contre, 2nd Flr,5 th Avenue, Teda Tianjin, China Tel: +(86)-(22)-66224066, Fax: +(86)-(22)-66224099
For details contact: K & D Communications Ltd 3rd Flr, Kailash-A, Sumangalam Scty Above HDFC Bank, Opp: Drive-In Cinema Bodakdev, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Renewable Energy India Expo
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DESALINATION ENGINEERING Author: Nikolay Voutchkov Price: $ 134.94 No of pages: 688 pages (Hardcover) Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (1st Edition) About the book: This Water Environment Federation and WateReuse Association publication provides comprehensive information on the planning and engineering of brackish and seawater desalination projects for municipal water supplies. After a brief overview of widely used desalination technologies, this book focuses on reverse osmosis desalination. The book discusses basic principles, planning and environmental review of projects, design and selection of key desalination plant components, desalinated water post-treatment and concentrate management. Guidelines on sizing and cost-estimation of desalination plant facilities are also included in this practical resource. Coverage includes: source water quality characterization; fundamentals of reverse osmosis desalination; planning considerations; environmental review and permitting; intakes for source water collection; intake pump stations; source water screening and conditioning; sand removal, sedimentation and dissolved air flotation; pre-treatment by granular media filtration; pre-treatment by membrane filtration; comparison of granular media and membrane pre-treatment; reverse osmosis separation; post-treatment of desalinated water; desalination plant discharge management; and desalination project cost estimates.
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE Author: Prof A K A Rathi Price: ` 950.00 No of pages: 326 pages (Softbound) Publisher: Akar Unlimited About the book: An attempt is made in the book to include basic aspects of EIA and different components of environment, and practical guidelines on the process of preparing EIA reports for green field as well as brown field projects. Whereas what needs to be included in a typical EIA report is highlighted as output of any study and assessment, detailing of how is beyond the scope of this book considering that deep understanding is required on each environmental component and that enormous literature is available on the same. Further, the book is not intended to serve as an EIA manual though it will facilitate in preparing one. It need not be emphasized that EIA is project-specific and site-specific. Accordingly depth of coverage of environmental issues in an EIA report shall vary from project to project and location to location. It is expected that the book will be useful to the EIA professionals, EIA review/appraisal authorities, and project proponents especially in the emerging economies. The students taking courses on environmental management and EIA will find this book useful in learning practical aspects. Case studies included on some sectors, viz, mining, thermal power, port and harbour, chemical and allied, cement, cross-country pipelines, and area development and construction projects are intended for broadening horizon of the professionals interested/involved in EIA-related studies.
PROGRESS IN FILTRATION AND SEPARATION Editor: E Steven Tarleton Price: $ 200 No of pages: 698 pages (Hardcover) Publisher: Academic Press (1st Edition) About the book: This book contains reference content on fundamentals, core principles, technologies, processes and applications. It gives detailed coverage of the latest technologies and research, models, applications and standards, practical implementations, case studies, best practice and process selection. Extensive worked examples are included that cover basic calculations through to process design, including the effects of key variables. Techniques and topics covered include pervaporation, electrodialysis, ion exchange, magnetic (LIMS, HIMS, HGMS), ultrasonic and more. Solves the needs of university-based researchers and R&D engineers in industry for high-level overviews of sub-topics within the solid-liquid separation field. Provides insight and understanding of new technologies and methods. Combines the expertise of several separations experts
SOLID WASTE ENGINEERING Authors: William A Worrell, P Aarne Vesilind and Christian Ludwig Price: $ 178.78 No of pages: 499 pages (Hardcover) Publisher: Cengage Learning (3 rd Edition) About the book: Equip your students to address the growing and increasingly intricate problem of controlling and processing the refuse created by global urban societies with Solid Waste Engineering: A Global Perspective. While the authors prepare readers to deal with issues, such as regulations and legislation, the book primarily emphasizes developing and implementing solid waste engineering principles. The book first explains basic principles of the field, then demonstrates how to apply these principles in real world settings through worked examples. This proven approach helps your graduate or advanced undergraduate students learn to think reflectively and logically about problems and solutions in todayâ€™s solid waste engineering. Chemical Products Finder | December 2016-January 2017 | 63
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Bar Conveying Material Handling Benchtop Centrifuges Bottle Type Cooling Tower
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Digital Centrifuge Drum Pumps Dry Disconnect Couplings
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Wastewater Treatment Plant
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Water Treatment Process Equipment
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Wide Array of Industrial Material Handling Equipment
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R Range of Boilers
Range of Chemical Plant Equipment
Range of Continuous Process Plant
Range of Heat Exchangers
Range of Process Plant Equipment
Range of Processing Plants
Rotocone Vacuum Dryers
Test And Measuring Instruments
Thermal Mass Flow Meter
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