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Fixing Chute Plugging Problems at Pet Coke Shipping Terminal

A major US conglomerate ships petroleum coke throughout the Pacific Rim.  Delays in the loading operation created by flow stoppages can disrupt schedules, leading to higher shipping costs. The facility encountered severe plugging problems with the chutes that feeds into … Continue reading

Coal Feeding: Pressure-Sealing Solids Pump® Improves Feed

At Lone Star Industries’ Cape Girardeau, Missouri cement plant, reliable coal feed to the kiln is crucial for keeping the entire clinker production process on-line.  When their coal supply was interrupted, plant personnel had only 15 minutes to restore feed … Continue reading

Energy & Power

The Energy and Power industries have undergone major changes as a result of economic, environmental, and regulatory requirements. Key changes include co-firing biomass with coal, installing air pollution control (APC) and flue gas desulfurization (FGD) systems, or switching to low-sulfur … Continue reading