Shipping Solid-Liquid Separation Equipment Across Oceans

Photo by Joseph Barrientos on Unsplash It’s summertime, and it’s a chance to look out over the beach at the ocean. While this is calming, I find it also takes me back to my interest in sea freight. I’ve been involved with shipping large and heavy solid-liquid separation equipment as…


Electrolytes for Battery Manufacture

Photo by Denny Müller on Unsplash Just like humans need electrolytes in our bodies, electrolytes are critical to the battery’s power, lifetime, speed of charging and cost. We can go to Gatorade for an electrolyte boost, but what is done with electrolytes for battery manufacture? That’s what…


Creative ways to problem solve: Do octopuses play?

Photo by Jack B on Unsplash  As adults we don’t get to “play” as often. But I’d argue when we look for creative ways to problem solve, we are playing. And recently I read more about octopuses that supports my stand. Over the past few years, I have really come to appreciate octopuses. I have…


Selecting and Troubleshooting Dryers for Solids Process Engineering   

  Photo by Volodymyr Hryshchenko on Unsplash The drying process is fundamental in solids process engineering. The term “drying” usually refers to the thermal removal of a liquid from a solid product. The mechanical solid-liquid separation process is not considered as “drying,”…


Processes for Lithium Battery Manufacturing & Recycling

Photo by Joshua Sortino on Unsplash The lithium battery manufacturing and recycling industries have momentum. With lithium-Ion Batteries (LIBs) essential to our everyday lives, attention is due the lithium value chain. Accessing the lithium-ion we rely on more and more requires several…