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  • Sizing a steam pipe
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    The following information is an excerpt from Bürkert's Steam Site Guide, a free document to help process engineers to size, optimise and ensure the safe designs of their steam systems. Introduction It is widely appreciated that...
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  • Overview of wetland systems and related terminology
    ARM Ltd
    Wetlands work in various ways including engineering manipulation and control of natural biological processes; creating an ideal habitiat for micro-organisms to thrive as they breakdown various pollutants; natually occuring...
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  • Applications for PFA-lined butterfly valves
    GEMÜ Valves
    Applications for PFA-lined butterfly valves, from corrosive media to API pharmaceuticals GEMÜ 490 series lined metal butterfly valves are available with moulded PFA or TFMTM body liners. These linings are achieved using the...
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  • Micro dosing – creating an application specific solution
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    The two most common methods of micro dosing are time-pressure dosing and volumetric dosing; each has its strengths and most appropriate applications so making the right choice is essential to a successful installation. Control of...
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  • What is the importance of flow rate measurement?
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Flow rate is the volume of fluid that passes through a given cross-sectional area per unit time. Accurate flow rate measurement using an appropriate flowmeter is paramount to ensuring fluid control processes run smoothly, safely...
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  • The benefits of bespoke process control solutions
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Process control systems that are unique to the food and beverage industry can be used to deliver higher levels of efficiency and reliability. Mark Lilley, Field Segment Manager, Hygienic Food and Beverage for Bürkert Fluid...
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  • What type of water do I need for my application?
    Veolia Water Technologies UK
    There are several types of water purity available depending on your requirements: Type 1: Ultra pure water for water-sensitive applications such as molecular biology and gas chromatography Type 2+: Pure water for general...
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  • Taking a fresh look at wastewater treatment plant assets
    Hydro International
    Enhancing the value of existing wastewater treatment assets is a major theme of the AMP6 spending round and major utilities companies are also taking the opportunity to look closely at their approach to operation and maintenance...
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  • Top 10 level sensing technologies
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Level sensing is one of the most common functions for process control but it also uses a wide range of different technologies to achieve the same goal; it is therefore important to select the correct design for each application...
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  • Pile Cloth Media Filter cleaning without chemicals
    ELIQUO HYDROK
    There is considerable debate and no little confusion at present around the cleaning of Pile Cloth Media Filters (PCMF), the nature of what this cleaning constitutes and when it needs to occur. When Mecana, the first and...
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  • What is Cleaning in Place for hygienic processes?
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    What is Cleaning in Place, how does it work and where should you use it? This guide from Burkert answers these and many more questions. Click 'Visit website' opposite to download this article as a PDF. What is CIP? Introduction...
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  • The 4 important selection parameters for ATEX devices
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Explosion Protection to ATEX 95 and 137 explained Introduction Bürkert provides a guide to the four most important criteria to consider when selecting an ATEX-certified device, such as a level sensor, a valve, a flow sensor, a...
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  • Precision control for CIP processes
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Clean-in-place (CIP) has been used for maintaining the cleanliness of process equipment in the pharmaceutical and food & beverage industries for over 50 years. However, specifying the most appropriate valves and sensors to...
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  • Filtering out the choices in tertiary treatment
    Hydro International
    Improving the quality of final effluent discharge continues to be a priority for wastewater treatment upgrades in the UK. However, choosing the right system for each application is challenging, especially where there may be...
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  • Selecting materials for use with aggressive chemicals
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Bürkert's chemical resistance chart can be downloaded via the 'visit website' link on the right. The tables in it provide useful information to simplify the selection of suitable materials when useing aggressive fluids.
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