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Posted on September 14th, 2017 by David W. Spitzer, P.E.
Previous posts discussed incineration and atomization. Atomizing with air instead of steam effectively relocates some combustion air to the liquid waste nozzles and eliminates the need for atomization steam. Continue reading “Air vs. Steam Atomization Part 7 – Economics (Stack Losses)” »
Posted on September 11th, 2017 by Matt Weber
For decades, it has seemed as though the pressure of the sustainability movement has existed outside of the industry, that it has been the province of activists fighting against corporate policies and regulatory bodies trying to nudge companies towards “greener” practices. Continue reading “Creating a Revolution in Green & Sustainable Chemistry” »
Posted on September 7th, 2017 by David W. Spitzer, P.E.
Previous posts discussed the incineration and atomization processes as related to air compressor capacity. It may seem that quite a bit of investigative work and thinking has been done without putting pencil to paper to determine if it makes economic sense to use air atomization instead of steam atomization. Continue reading “Air vs. Steam Atomization Part 6 – Economics” »
Posted on September 5th, 2017 by Dr. Sina Ebnesajjad
The flooded Arkema plant in Crosby, Texas, where explosions continued to take place on September 1, 2017 (Source: ABC News, http://abcnews.go.com, September 1, 2017)
I doubt hurricane Harvey needs any introductions. Dozens of people have been killed and thousands of houses destroyed and damaged. Continue reading “Hurricane Harvey and Arkema Peroxide Plant Explosions” »