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Maintenance & Reliability

HydroChem is the only industrial cleaning company with a full-time Advanced Technology Center. Its engineers, specialty services and custom tooling designers are all under one roof. more

Nov 14, 2017 3:55 PM Maintenance & Reliability

Johns Manville Industrial Insulation Group's (JM IIG's) Thermo-1200™ is the groundbreaking new water-resistant calcium silicate insulation that has just arrived on the industrial market. more

Nov 14, 2017 3:39 PM Maintenance & Reliability

When configuring a waterblast system, it is necessary to select appropriate pressure and flow rates. Parameters such as material properties, pressure loss and standoff distance should be evaluated to optimize cleaning. more

Nov 14, 2017 3:28 PM Maintenance & Reliability

Brazed aluminum heat exchangers (BAHXs), are widely used in cryogenic fractionation and processing. Keeping them clean and dry and avoiding thermal gradients is the mantra for best operating practices. more

Nov 14, 2017 3:28 PM Maintenance & Reliability

Companies believe tools will miraculously solve all of their problems, but they fail to consider the entire context of implementing a new tool. more

Nov 14, 2017 3:27 PM Training & Human Resources

Instrumentation and controls (I&C) is a frequently overlooked area where opportunities to optimize plant performance exist. more

Nov 14, 2017 3:27 PM , Plant Management & Operations

Ohmstede is the largest and recognized leader in North America for manufacturing, off-site cleaning, and repair of highly engineered shell and tube exchangers. more

Nov 14, 2017 1:42 PM Maintenance & Reliability

Universal Plant Services (UPS) ranked No. 5 on Houston Business Journal’s 2017 fastest growing companies list. more

Nov 13, 2017 1:05 PM Maintenance & Reliability

Proper hose assembly maintenance and documentation are necessary throughout the petrochemical industry– from refineries to chemical plants. Process, transfer, loading and unloading. more

Nov 13, 2017 7:00 AM Maintenance & Reliability

The Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI), a North American trade organization representing all segments of the plastic pipe industry, strives to educate industries on plastic pipe systems. more

Nov 8, 2017 4:21 PM Training & Human Resources

As equipment maintenance and preservation become top priority, many companies within the drilling industry have turned to temporary structures to accommodate their needs and ensure business continuity no matter the circumstance. more

Nov 7, 2017 1:35 PM Maintenance & Reliability

The growing need for accurate P&ID drawings, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) requires a robust process to ultimately drive safety and reliability. more

Nov 7, 2017 11:56 AM Maintenance & Reliability

High-pressure water has been used in the chemical and petrochemical industries as a cleaning agent for many years. more

Nov 7, 2017 11:03 AM Maintenance & Reliability

Wheel chocks are a critical safety component in the industrial, mining and aviation settings. Using them properly ensures vehicles are secured and lives are protected. more

Nov 7, 2017 8:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

USA Fastener Group Inc. (USAFG) is known as a premier manufacturer of fasteners with industry-leading certifications. Less well known, perhaps, is the company's complementary role as a supplier of parts and materials. more

Nov 6, 2017 4:52 PM Maintenance & Reliability

Stork, part of Fluor Corp.'s Diversified Services segment, has been awarded a 29-month contract by Ecopetrol SA to provide operations support services in production facilities and clusters for its Orinoquia Vice-Presidency... more

Nov 6, 2017 4:34 PM Maintenance & Reliability

Both joints are used on the same line with the same pressure, same processes, same cycling and same stresses. Yet, one joint is often fabricated with a certified technician, tested and inspected, while the other may have a few testing requirements... more

Nov 6, 2017 12:15 PM Maintenance & Reliability

Digital technologies are set to transform the global energy system in coming decades, making it more connected, reliable and sustainable. more

Nov 6, 2017 10:21 AM Maintenance & Reliability

Floating roofs prevent the evaporation of volatile chemicals in tanks. Maintaining the integrity of floating roofs is a vital risk concern for terminals to prevent potential fires and financial loss. more

Nov 2, 2017 12:00 AM Tanks/Terminals/Storage

Experienced machinists, fabricators, machine shop owners and OEMs use their trade skills and experiences to shape and reshape the world we live in. more

Nov 1, 2017 12:27 PM Maintenance & Reliability