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Posted on October 31st, 2017 by David W. Spitzer, P.E. in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
Previous posts discussed incineration, atomization and their associated operational costs. Implementation of this project will require changes to the existing equipment and existing operation. Continue reading “Air vs. Steam Atomization Part 10 – Economics (Capital Costs)” »
Posted on October 13th, 2017 by David W. Spitzer, P.E. in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
Previous posts discussed incineration, atomization, stack losses and plant air production. From previous discussion, atomizing approximately 210 lb/min of liquid waste would require approximately 70 lb/min of atomization gas, which corresponds to 4200 lb/hr of steam or 933 cfm (70 lb/min / 0.075 lb/ft3) of atomizing air. Continue reading “Air vs. Steam Atomization Part 9 – Economics (Atomizing Air vs. Atomizing Steam Production)” »
Posted on September 16th, 2016 by Kenneth Bloch in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
A definitive analysis of history’s worst industrial disaster provides important insight into the disparity between process safety and saving money. Ask the average person what caused the Bhopal disaster and he or she will likely tell you that it all came down to economics. Continue reading “Can You Save Money Safely?” »