Top 10 Tips for Powder Characterisation

​Powders are widely recognised as presenting a tougher processing challenge than gases and liquids, and relevant characterisation can be equally demanding. Here Jamie Clayton, Operations Director at Freeman Technology shares some critical insights about powder behaviour and how to quantify it to enhance product performance and boost manufacturing efficiency. Provided by: Freeman Technology​ 1 ​Recognise the […]

Top Tips For Sweating Your Assets

With the advent of AMP6, the onus is on water and wastewater service providers to adopt a TOTEX (total expenditure) approach to driving down capital and operational costs. One of the ways they can do this is to make their existing assets work harder – a practice known as ‘sweating assets’. Here, Martin Richardson, water […]

Top 10 Design Tips for Problem Free Gravity Die Casting

Gravity Die Casting (also known as Permanent Mould Casting) is a repeatable process primarily used to produce medium-run, dimensionally accurate, non-ferrous castings, most often in alloys of Aluminium, Zinc and Bronze. Here are the Top 10 Tips for designing problem-free casting geometry… Provided by; Novacast 1 Design for just the performance you need ​Unnecessarily thick […]

Top 10 Tips for Grease Optimisation

Optimising your use of grease and ensuring you select the right grease for a specific application is not easy. However, an informed choice can help improve a plant’s productivity and safety while reducing costs. Provided by; Mohamed Mourad, Industrial Marketing Advisor, ExxonMobil – EAME 1 Choose the right grease for the application ​Individual greases have […]

Top 10 Tips for switching fabrications and assemblies to castings

There are many reasons why a manufacturer may choose to substitute complex fabrications, weldments and assemblies for castings. Here are the top 10 tips for selecting suitable candidates for conversion. Provided by; 1 Look for assemblies with complex geometries that are difficult to fabricate ​These are the ones that are most likely to benefit from […]

Ten top tips for getting the most from pH measurements

pH measurement equipment is used for a host of applications across a variety of industries. Getting the best from this equipment requires consideration of a range of factors to achieve optimum efficiency and cost effectiveness. Jon Penn of ABB Measurement & Analytics offers ten tips on how to get the best performance from your pH […]

Top Tips For Shutdown Planning

After months of meetings, you have Board approval and the finance in place for your expansion. You’ve had the FEED study report and are now ready to begin planning the expansion programme and the process shutdown that will enable you to integrate the new facilities with the old – what could possibly go wrong? Provided […]

Top ten tips for mitigating harmful harmonics

The rise of non-linear loads in industrial environments over the last two decades has resulted in the growing problem of harmonic currents and utility-level voltage distortion. Facing a lack of awareness, the industry has struggled to implement effective mitigation techniques Provided by; CP Automation 1 Know your enemy ​Voltage distortion, caused by current harmonics can […]

Ten 10 Tips to Achieve Zero Liquid Discharge Production

Sustainability is the hot topic of our time. In a world of dwindling natural resources, taking environmental responsibility is absolutely essential. That’s why it is up to companies to take responsibility for operating in a sustainable manner. Modern wastewater processing systems allow industrial companies to re-use their treated wastewater in production. Read the top ten […]

Top 10 Tips for Variable Speed Drive Optimisation

Specialist engineered coatings are used to enhance the surface of metals and other substrates on components and equipment used in a wide range of process industries to solve wear, corrosion, lubrication and release problems. Here we offer 10 Top Tips for issues that need to be addressed when selecting the coating to match the need.Kevin […]