process guarantees

Perspective on Process Guarantees

Guarantee by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Pix4free.org Any of us in the engineering business solving process filtration and drying problems are familiar with process guarantees. While any supplier is pinning their reputation on their product, customers still often want the reassurance of a process guarantee. In a recent Chemical Processing article, “Processing Equipment – Are Guarantees Worthwhile,”  writer Andrew Sloley suggests the client is asking for a process guarantee as a way to confirm…


Battery Technology: Speaking at the International Seminar

Photo by Vardan Papikyan on Unsplash Need more convincing that battery technology is a growing field? This week the International Battery Seminar and Exhibit takes place in Orlando, Florida. In 2022, more than 1,500 battery technologists attended. This year, the event is expected to be even larger with many speakers from around the world. I’m excited to attend and discuss battery tech with others as interested in this area as I am. The March 20 to 23 Seminar has four streams: R & D:…


Writing in Engineering & the Power of Storytelling

Photo by Nong on Unsplash In any engineering career, technical writing skills are an important subset of communication, and highly valuable. If you follow this blog regularly you already how much I enjoy writing and communicating ideas to the marketplace. To me, while we may call ourselves engineers and professionals, we are also technical writers. Yet even our writing in engineering can benefit from storytelling. Engineers regularly craft e-mails, white papers, reports, proposals,…


Solvay Sodium Carbonate Production Process with Diemme Filter Press Technologies       

My readers know that I always talk about my 40 years in this engineering business solving process filtration and drying problems. Most recently I used this knowledge in my P&ID consulting for Diemme Filter Press Technology, a brand of the Aqseptence group. I wrote a paper entitled “Process Testing for Improving and Optimizing the Solvay Sodium Carbonate Production Process with Filter Press Technologies." The paper focuses on calcium carbonate/calcium chloride waste product initially…


WFC13 Highlights the Latest in Solid-Liquid Separation.

Image source: https://www.photosforclass.com/   The World Filtration Conference 13 (WFC 13) in San Diego was a great opportunity to reconnect with friends and colleagues from North America and Europe. It has been over six years, and we picked up our conversations as if we had seen each other only yesterday. At the same time, the October conference was a chance to learn the latest in solid-liquid separation. I enjoyed being a session moderator as well as a presenter on a topic of holistic and…