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Bürkert SCR systems fuel cleaner diesel emissions

With the introduction of Tier 4 and Tier 5 emissions regulations, diesel engine manufacturers and automotive constructors are increasingly having […]

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Bürkert Fluid Control Systems

Total and Saudi Aramco take next steps towards “world-class” petrochemical complex

Global oil producing giants Total and Saudi Aramco have signed a joint development agreement for the front-end engineering and design […]

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Total S.A.

High Performance Butterfly Valves for Extreme Applications

High-performance butterfly valves are essential for many industrial applications such as throttling control. However, when considering valves for extreme applications, […]

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What is a butterfly valve and what is it used for?

Butterfly valves have grown in popularity over the years due in so small part to a compact and lightweight profile […]

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BM Engineering Explains Triple Offset Butterfly Valves

For any application requiring bubble-tight shut off, triple offset butterfly valves are arguably the perfect choice. PIF spoke to BM […]

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BM Engineering Supplies

New Diagnostic Analytic Tool for the Petrochemical Market from ICIS

Following a significant investment in technology and analytics, ICIS has launched a new suite of analytics tools for the petrochemical […]

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ICIS

Top Bürkert Precision Valves for Chemical Applications

In this article, PIF speak to one of Scotland’s leading industrial valve suppliers, BM Engineering Supplies, about the best Bürkert […]

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BM Engineering Supplies

Test the chemical resistance of your materials using these 3 apps

If you deal with aggressive fluids on a regular basis, you’ll be familiar with the constant issue of having to […]

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Emerson’s new Fisher Z500 metal-seated ball valves for severe service applications

Emerson’s game-changing new Fisher Z500 line of metal-seated ball valves provide tight shutoff for improved process efficiency and uptime in […]

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Emerson Process Management

PIF’s inside guide to the forthcoming Achema 2015

Global chemical engineering and process industry technology summit, ACHEMA, takes place from 15th – 19th June in Frankfurt, Germany. With […]

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