In addition to the advantages of controlling repair costs, avoiding warranty costs for failure recovery, reducing unplanned downtime and eliminating the causes of failure, predictive maintenance employs non-intrusive testing techniques to evaluate and compute asset performance trends.
The real-time insight generated by ACOMP enables polymer manufacturers to immediately respond to process anomalies, adhere to tighter polymer quality control specifications, and optimize polymer production for continuous, batch and semibatch runs.
Recently introduced industrial chiller systems incorporate a significant series of hardware, software, material usage and design improvements. The combination of improvements in each of these domains has led to a significant overall performance improvement for this type of equipment.
Digitization has been a disruptor and driving force behind the development of a wide range of industries such as entertainment, retail and finance, among others. It will also bring a quantum leap for the manufacturing sector. It is vital for manufacturing companies to grasp the opportunities to reshape their operations and businesses, and transform the entire organization.
When underperforming pump technologies were threatening to compromise the quality of its products, along with the reliability and environmental sensibility of its production operations, this company turned to AODD pumps, which have successfully met the needs of the highly critical paint-production operations.
Powder coating is efficient and durable. However, there are situations where the airborne powder can be combustible. Because of this, NFPA rules do apply to these applications. Proper airflow and filtration is essential.
There are several production systems available for companies that require flexibility with tinted paint or tinted products on a daily basis. Among the different tinting production methods is the “in-can” production system - an efficient and economical solution.
July features our most popular article of the year – the Global Top 10 and PCI 25 ranking of the top coatings manufacturers. Also featured are articles on new monomer technology, TiO2 and a new biocide for anti-fouling.