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  • The beauty of vortex flow control technology
    Hydro International
    Seeing beauty and elegance in natural patterns and processes is a fundamental human pleasure. We have an admiration for the simple and perfect way things work and an enthusiasm to capture and replicate them. The vortex is a...
  • Burkert takes pnematic process control to a new level
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Craig Kerr, UK Product Champion at Bürkert looks at some of the latest developments and features that are providing even more functionality for a host of applications. Modular valve islands coupled with power supplies and...
  • Vacuum degassing of digested sludge
    ELIQUO HYDROK
    EloVac® - P, vacuum degassing of digested sludge. ELIQUO has developed a proprietary sludge technology - EloVac®- P - that provides simple and innovative solutions to the wastewater sector. EloVac® - P is the only vacuum...
  • Electromotive valves for accurate dosing of products
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Electromotive valves are ideal for the accurate dosing of products. Unlike pneumatic valves, electromotive models aren’t influenced by process pressures. Nor do they require compressed air or a PLC. Electromotive valves can...
  • 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...
  • Choosing the right flowmeter
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    There are so many different flow measurement solutions on the market today that discussing all the possible options is an impossible task. However, as with all technologies, some designs of flowmeter are more widely used...
  • Emerging food preservation tech needs precision control
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Our ability to preserve food has a long history - with more recent developments being directed by the desire to maintain nutritional value in addition to the original taste and texture of the food. Research in this field...
  • What is DSEAR?
    Corgin
    DSEAR is an acronym for the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 which requires employers to control the risks associated with explosions, fires and substances corrosive to metals. What are...
  • 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...
  • Best metal butterfly valve liners for demanding media
    GEMÜ Valves
    Common lining materials for metal butterfly valves include PTFE and PFA. Find out why GEMÜ 490 series PFA lined butterfly valves out-perform PTFE linings in applications where corrosive or high purity media is being handled
  • Heat exchanger design and control best practice
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Ian Webster, steam expert at Bürkert UK, reviews the key areas of focus when designing an efficient and effective steam heat exchange system. Heat exchangers are used in many forms across a range of industries, but one of...
  • Thermal spraying within the law
    The Filter Company Group Ltd
    Dust created during thermal spraying processes can give rise to a number of potential hazards to equipment operators, unless correctly addressed. It is now mandatory within the law to undertake a proper risk assessment when...
  • Find best partner for hygienic process control projects
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Precision control of fluids and gases is a task that requires technical knowledge and experience. Within this area, hygienic applications, such as those in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, place even higher demands...
  • Wetland treatment systems and cold weather
    ARM Ltd
    The question of the performance of reedbeds or treatment wetlands through winter and in cold climates is a common one. Reedbed systems in general are subject to the vagaries of local climate conditions, particularly...
  • Water treatment with reed bed systems
    ARM Ltd
    Reed beds have been used informally for water treatment for thousands of years. The formalisation of this knowledge into an applicable technology in the 1960's has resulted in the rapid expansion of their use globally and...