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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...
  • 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.
  • Meeting demand for more complex process control systems
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Process control systems in almost every industry are becoming more complex due to the demand for greater efficiency, regulatory compliance and higher levels of automation and plant integration. The need for bespoke or...
  • Control signals - which option is best?
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    As process control systems continue to advance and the use of complicated networked solutions develops, is there still a requirement for the simple analogue signal? Chris Hoey of Bürkert, provides an insight into selecting...
  • 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...
  • Keeping control valves clean, inside and out
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Modern hygienic fluid control applications demand very high standards in terms of cleanliness, not only for the components directly in contact with the process medium, but also for the external surfaces. Designing and...
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Retrofit safety using innovative control valves
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    The food and beverage industry has embraced automation - partly due to the necessity of reducing production costs, but also to help meet food safety standards and personnel safety legislation. By taking a modular approach to...
  • Electromotive valves from Bürkert
    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...
  • Ammonia and vertical filter bed systems
    Hydro International
    The assault on water quality in our streams, rivers and coastal marine can seem endless. On the one hand we have a looming primary target date, set for 2015 by the Water Framework Directive. By this time, all the myriad...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Improving process water quality through automation
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Water quality plays a vital role in many processes, from perfecting the taste of beer to maximising cooling efficiency. Maintaining precise water quality standards is therefore a challenge that many businesses need to meet...