Articles covered in November 2018 issue:
Recent advances in crystallization technology
Dr. Vivek V Ranade, Mr. Ajinkya V. Pandit, Dr. Rahul S. Bhambure.
The article gives an overview on the recent advances in the evolution of crystallization
technology with respect to process analytical technology, batch crystallization and continuous crystallization and also gives experimental details on some fine chemical crystallisation.
Bulk Material Handling Bucket Elevators
S Raghava Chari, Independent Consultant
Bucket elevators are the workhorses of bulk material handling systems. The article enlists
different types of bucket and belt elevators used for bulk material handling and gives salient
information and maintenance tips through various case studies.
Dimethyl Ether (DME): A Clean Fuel
Thirumalaiswamy Raja, Vipul S Patil, Siva Prasad Mekala, Chinnakonda S. Gopinath.
Since the need for a clean and alternative fuel has increased in the recent years, there has been a huge global demand for Dimethyl Ether (DME) as it is considered as the second generation fuel/biofuel and is much more cleaner. The article discusses on how DME can be used as an alternative to diesel and LPG. The article also provides synthesis routes for its commercial production.
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