News Category: Opinion Piece

The role of heat exchangers in sustainable palm oil processing
February 5, 2020 Categories: Food - Opinion Piece

Palm oil is the most important and widely used oil and fat product in the world and demand continues to increase globally. However, in response to concerns around sustainability and deforestation, a number of palm oil producers are using heat exchangers to increase the environmental credentials of their production methods, and improve their overall productivity….

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HRS helps AD plant tap into additional heat from existing CHP
January 22, 2020 Categories: Environmental - Opinion Piece

Operators of anaerobic digestion (AD) plants know how important it is to optimize energy use across all stages of the process. That is why many recapture as much heat as possible for reuse elsewhere, including from the hot exhaust gases generated by the combined heat and power (CHP) engines which turn the biogas from the…

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Assessing product properties for optimal heat exchanger performance
January 8, 2020 Categories: Food - Opinion Piece

In every situation where a heat exchanger is required, the combination of products and service fluids, application, temperature and other variables will be different. Understanding these properties ensures the correct heat exchanger is supplied. For example, high fouling materials may require a scraped-surface unit. Having adequate information will also ensure that the heat exchange process…

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On-site trials: a low-risk approach to proof of concept
December 4, 2019 Categories: Food - Opinion Piece

There is a lot of truth to the old saying ‘seeing is believing’. Trials are invaluable for assessing product quality parameters such as appearance or organoleptic performance, testing packaging designs and consumer research, producing samples for chemical or microbial analysis, or even assessing the feasibility of production or waste treatment. Buying dedicated equipment for trials…

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The advantages of cold aseptic filling
November 28, 2019 Categories: Food - Opinion Piece

Aseptic technology has become well established in the food and drink sector, yet some businesses are still unaware of its benefits or do not believe that it can be used with their products. In most cases, hot filling sterilizes the container as the product (which is still hot from cooking or sterilizing) is filled. However,…

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How to avoid the top 10 heat exchanger ‘mistakes’
November 4, 2019 Categories: Opinion Piece

By Matt Hale, International Sales & Marketing Director, HRS Heat Exchangers With 40 years’ experience as a company, our engineers and sales staff have encountered a wide range of issues on sites. Here are ten of the most common mistakes that can occur as a result of poorly-specified or badly-installed heat exchanger systems – and…

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