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Process Engineer STIRRING UP


International For Engineers… by Engineers May 2016 www.engineerlive.com


productivity plans How to


simplify plant shutdowns


A look below the surface of asset management


For Engineers… by Engineers May 2016


Contents


ICE PIGGING A cool idea


Key areas to help you release your plant’s productivity potential.


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48 CHEMICAL FOCUS Chemical control solution


10 Expert advice on fl owmeters 14


Rising to the challenge


16 More effi cient mixing 18 Bearings designed for food industry 20 Robot-assisted tube bending system 36


Smart simulation system


42 Rupture disc to avert PED compliance 43 Reliable protection 44 46


Actuators are up to scratch Smart process automation


47 Decrease wireless operating costs 50 Index of Advertisers


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22 PLANT MANAGEMENT Looking below the surface The path to productivity


30 MATERIALS HANDLING Proactive, not reactive Value-added valves


38 SAFETY IN THE PLANT Smoother, safety STOs Safety-critical solutions


6 PROCESS EQUIPMENT UPDATE A cool concept


Compact valve control 38


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