By Mark Nagely, product manager, process controls, Schenck AccuRate
Process controls should collect and report process data to give employees from line managers to the CEO instant access to information such as: raw ingredient usage, process variables, and energy usage.
Everybody knows that FTIR can do the monitoring, and it usually gives the most coverage, but what's the reason that somebody would spend more money on an FTIR unit when conventional instruments are cheaper?
Rising raw material costs, environmental sustainability, and a global economy are some of the future challenges for the chemical industry. In order for production processes to run at peak performance, highly accurate, rugged, and easily integrated field instrumentation are needed.
Our Bunting® Center-Flow Magnets are designed to handle materials that are non-abrasive or not subject to damage by impact. It can be installed easily in any position or angle with factory-supplied compression couplings.
The PP 150 made by Alexanderwerk is a compactor and granulator designed for use in the chemical or pharmaceutical industries. With its open coverage type design and a throughput of up to 400 kg/hr., this is probably the best machine when it comes to compacting or granulating laboratory-scale or small batches.