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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.
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • Initial Asset Investment requires planned maintenance
    OEM service contracts may not always initially look attractive to the UK Water Industry, but given the increasing pressures to achieve compliance with equipment that is becoming ever more complex, service contracts can be...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Valves: the correct chemical resistance properties?
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    The correct selection of the valves being used within any process control system is key to ensuring the performance and reliability of that system. Michael Hannig, Product Manager for Solenoid Valves at Bürkert Fluid Control...
  • Process control valves – making the right choice
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Modern process control valves offer a wide range of features and benefits for industries that require precise control over fluids, steam and other gases. With so many control valves on the market, it is important to...
  • Steam sterilising solids in pharmaceutical applications
    GEMÜ Valves
    Steam sterilisers in pharmaceutical applications are used to deactivate or remove unwanted micro organisms using a combined effect of steam and pressure. Chamber sterilisation is a four step process typically demanding high...
  • 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...
  • Vacuum degassing of digested sludge
    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...