Articles covered in this issue:
Metals Corrosion, Corrosion Control & Corrosion Prevention
– S Raghava Chari, Independent Consultant
Corrosion damages industrial assets. It can affect productivity, reliability of plant & equipment and could seriously affect safety of plant operations. This article comprehensively reviews corrosion control and prevention with interesting case studies from the author’s own industrial experiences.
Removal of NH3-N (Ammonical Nitrogen) from Process Wastewater by Batch vs Continuous Steam Stripping
– Arvind Madalgi, Samarpita Chakraborty
Based on actual work done at Coromandel International plant, the authors prove that continuous steam stripping by packed beds show better operability, efficiency and economic performance for removing ammonia/nitrogen from process wastewater.
3D Printing Adds a New Dimension to Process Equipment
– Sean Ottewell
3D Printing will be a game changer in the fabrication of chemical plant & equipment. Complex equipment and a project specific equipment can be produced through 3D Printing. Get to know the advances in this field.
– Yogesh Jangra, Fluor Daniel India Ltd.
Latest international standards for design of flame arrester – an equipment crucial for safety of chemical plant operations – supercede earlier ones. This article discusses the new standard and selection criteria for flame arresters.