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catalyst research, micro-reactor, pilot plant, gas feed control, liquid feed control

Are you working on catalyst research in a micro-reactor or challenged with scaling up from the laboratory to pilot plant to full-scale production? Brooks Instrument offers a combination of gas and liquid flow measurement and control technologies to improve process control for a broad range of chemical and petrochemical applications.

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eBook: How digital instruments & protocols help solve critical process challenges

Chemical and petrochemical operations are integrating smarter Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology into their processes. This is driving rapid evolution in the protocols these systems use to deliver rich process data at high speeds.

This new eBook offers useful insights into how this new generation of digital instruments provides maximum information density and supports high-speed communications protocols. It details how the industry can leverage these digital capabilities for more agile control of current and future refining and chemical production systems.

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Video: SLAMf Series MFC engineered for demanding and hazardous production systems

Engineered with specially designed connectors and cabling to reduce installation time and material costs, the SLAMf Series mass flow controller (MFC) features unique alarms and diagnostics available within its EtherNet/IP and PROFINET communication interface, helping maximize process uptime.

The SLAMf Series MFC supports EtherNet/IP and PROFINET communication protocols and has Class I Division 2 and Zone 2 approvals with IP66 ingress protection for chemical, petrochemical and other hazardous applications.

Mass Flow Controllers Ensure Accurate Mixing for Catalyst Research

Catalyst research is the science of adding a substance to a process to speed up or improve the process. Most solid catalysts are metals or the oxides, sulfides, and halides of metallic elements and of the semi-metallic elements boron, aluminum, and silicon. Gaseous and liquid catalysts are commonly used in their pure form or in combination with suitable carriers.

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Purging the Sensing Lines of a Differential Pressure Transmitter

One of the common applications for differential pressure transmitters is flow measurement by measuring the differential pressure across an orifice plate, venturi tube, or other differential pressure device.

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Obtain Accurate Measurement and Control of Liquid Levels with Repeatable Gas Flow and Pressure Management Using the "Bubbler Method"

Chemical and petrochemical companies must safely manage and control their liquid inventory or the transportation of liquid from one process to another using tanks, vessels, or barrels through the "bubbler method".

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Mass Flow Controllers Generate Accurate Data for Mass-balance Calculations in Pilot Plants

Petrochemicals produced from natural gas or liquid hydrocarbon feedstocks provide the building blocks used in the production of plastics, resins, fibers, solvents, detergents, adhesives and other products. The research for these feedstocks and end products starts as an idea and goes through a development cycle that often includes micro-reactor, lab reactor and pilot plant before going to full scale production. 

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