Articles by Pick Heaters in addition to Special Reports and eHandbooks Sponsored by Pick Heaters
A Pick Direct Steam Injection system can rapidly and accurately maintain temperatures for processing difficult materials, such as wastewater, and thereby increase the efficiency and reliability of the anaerobic digestion system.
Tank spargers are plagued by a number of issues, including energy inefficiencies, steam hammer, poor temperature control, and damage to the tank or equipment. A better solution exists: The Pick In-Line Direct Steam Injection Heater is a direct, in-line steam injection heating device that instantly heats liquids with one hundred percent efficiency, eliminates steam hammer and offers exceptional temperature control.
Article covers how equipment manufacturers are assisting food companies improve their processes and products.
This article covers how a customer working with Pick Heaters was able to improve on their product and process.
This article takes an in-depth look at the advantages and disadvantages of steam and hot water for jacketed heating and compares indirect and direct steam injection systems for making hot water.
Article covering some of the key issues facing the food industry today.
Article featured in CEP (Chemical Engineering Progress) May 2010 issue, is an overview of DSI equipment to help select the appropriate system for various applications.
This paper takes an in-depth look at the advantages and disadvantages of steam and hot water for jacketed heating and compares indirect and direct steam injection systems for making hot water.
This paper explores various methods of heating products to ultra-high temperature (UHT) for pasteurization, which will extend the shelf life of milk and other dairy products.
The words cleaning and sanitation are sometimes used interchangeably, but strictly speaking, cleaning means removing dirt, debris, residue and everything else that isn’t supposed to be on a surface; sanitation involves ridding the cleaned surface of microorganisms, usually with biocides like bleach. This Food Processing E-Handbook highlights various food safety topics and is co-sponsored by Pick Heaters, Inc.
Wastewater treatment is becoming an integral part of processes at many plants as more and more chemical makers worldwide strive to reuse and recover as much water as possible. To help you succeed, Chemical Processing put together the following eHandbook.
The extensive use of heat transfer has spurred a wide variety of types of heat exchangers and a broad choice of heat transfer fluids. To help you keep cool when grappling with design, selection, operation and troubleshooting, Chemical Processing has put together an eHandbook sponsored by Pick Heaters.
Choosing the right oils and fats can endear you to consumers. Fats and oils are no longer the pariah they once were. Consumers are realizing that some fats are good, necessary for both health and functionality. Also read how to improve your waste grease recycling process with Direct Steam Injection.
The design and operation of steam systems involve specialty hardware and raise unique issues and challenges that are not always appreciated by people more focused on process streams.
To help you improve your refinery, Chemical Processing has put together an eHandbook. It includes insight on tailoring your project delivery process, successfully sampling sticky hydrocarbons, successfully selecting an industrial fan, and mitigating explosions with oxygen measurement.
Food safety is the major concern of everyone in the food and beverage processing industry. Food Processing’s 18th annual Manufacturing Survey responses show it as the top concern. This eHandbook gives the Food Processing Magazine annual survey results in addition to white papers and essays from the sponsors, including Pick Heaters.
Have you looked around your site for condensate that could be put to good use? Do you know what happens when a partial pressure causes poor performance in ancillary equipment? Do you know if off-standard operations are costing you energy dollars? Unless you can confidently respond yes to all these questions, it’s in your best interest to learn more. Sponsored by Pick Heaters, Victory Energy and Magnetrol.
This Chemical Processing eHandbook will help you avoid costly steam mistakes. Sponsored by Pick Heaters and Check-All Valve Mfg. Co.
This Food Processing eHandbook provides the full results of their 2018 Manufacturing Outlook Survey Results, including charts not seen in the January issue of Food Processing. Sponsored by Pick Heaters, Anritsu, Tuthill, Mettler-Toledo, Baldor, Tegam, Mole Master, Pentair, Bunting, Goff's Curtain Walls, and Rosedale.
There's more to sanitation than just being clean. This e-handbook gives a close look at FSMA-approved equipment design, data logging, documentation, time-temperature measurements, and pest management. Sponsored by Pick Heaters, Cooper-Atkins, PSSI, Rice Lake, Tegam, and McCloud.
This Chemical Processing eHandbook compares various energy efficiency options and the capital required to achieve savings. Use this to make an informed decision on how to proceed.
Food and beverage processors are no strangers to wastewater and water treatment issues at their plants. The brewing segment of the industry faces a unique set of challenges. This Special Report, sponsored by Pick Heaters, offers a better understanding of food processors' challenges and how they solve them using direct steam injection.
This Chemical Processing eHandbook will help you identify and apply standard best practices. Sponsored by Pick Heaters, Armstrong and Check-All Valve Mfg. Co.
Is your Steam System creating challenges? Are there areas you'd like to learn more about such as corrosion, flash steam, low pressure or wasted steam? Download your copy of the Special Report to Scrutinize Your Steam System now!
This Food Processing eHandbook includes the full results of this year's Manufacturing Survey, including charts not seen in the January issue of Food Processing. In addition, you'll find resources on wireless technology, pest control, data sampling, washdowns, and sanitation tools. Sponsored by Pick Heaters, Rice Lake, Sentry, Cooper-Atkins, Goffs, Douglas Machines, and Remco.
This Chemical Processing eHandbook examines some of today’s Energy Efficiency challenges and way to navigate solutions for chemical manufacturers. Sponsored by Pick Heaters, Victory Energy and Flexim.
This Chemical Processing eHandbook takes a look at how to keep your cool when things get hot in your steam system management. Sponsored by Pick Heaters and Armstrong.
This Food Processing eHandbook helps companies understand what to look out for in 2016 regarding FSMA, HACCP, and much more. Sponsored by Pick Heaters, Cooper-Atkins, Federal Equipment, Mettler Toledo, and Sentry.
This Chemical Processing eHandbook takes a look at how chemicals manufacturers are meeting the energy efficiency challenge head on.
This Chemical Processing eHandbook presents strategies for reducing cost associated with using and generating steam, a 4-step approach for improving efficiency and insight on heat exchanger selection criteria. Sponsored by Pick Heaters.
This Food Processing eHandbook focuses on food safety and manufacturing efficiency. Sponsored by Pick Heaters, Remco Products, Mettler Toledo, and Gamajet.
This Chemical Processing Steam eHandbook presents an overview, steam technologies and strategies for reducing cost associated with using and generating steam. Sponsored by Pick Heaters and Emerson Process Management.
Rising fuel costs have a direct impact on a chemical processors' bottom line. How can chemical processors reduce their energy consumption thus reducing their cost to produce? This Chemical Processing Energy eHandbook, takes a look at global, and more local, technologies and strategies for improving energy efficiency at chemical plants including Pick Steam Injection Heating Systems. Sponsored by Pick Heaters, Durr and IEDA.
For five years Food Processing has asked their readers and web site visitors to select the R&D Teams of the Year from nominees put on their web site. This year, the selections included two nontraditional companies (AdvancePierre Foods and International Food Network) as well as a 164-year-old brand (Gorton's Seafood). Download this sponsored reprint and read what makes these R&D teams great. In addition is an article by Michael Campbell, Pick Heaters, Inc., Meet Your New R&D Partner - Your Equipment Manufacturer, How Equipment Manufacturers are Assisting Food Companies Improve Their Process and Products.
Learn the benefits of FGD for power and industrial facilities in the evolving market, the critical need of maintenance and performance monitoring for scrubber systems and discover some of the top technologies for improved efficiency of the most utilized FGD system available today, wet-limestone scrubbing.
Spikes in energy costs or unplanned-for capital improvement expenses can put organizations in tricky financial situations. To solve them, they often select the option with the lowest upfront cost which leads to the "pay me now or pay me later" dilemma. Over time it's discovered that these lower-priced alternatives cost much more due to higher failure rates, wasted energy and more intensive maintenance. This Chemical Processing eHandbook presents steam technologies and strategies for reducing cost associated with using and generating steam including the article DSI reduces steam consumption - A simple formula to determine steam demand with DSI heaters by Phil Sutter of Pick Heaters. Sponsored by Pick Heaters, Emerson Rosemount and Armstrong.
Reactor temperature control typically is very important to product quality, production rate and operating costs whether a processor is employing continuous or batch reactors. And with many process plants currently using steam or hot water to heat jacketed devices such as tanks, kettles, dryers, reactors, glass lined vessels, or similar adaptations such as coiled tubing placed inside or outside tanks or vessels - much emphasis is placed on achieving optimized control of these processes. This special report contains various articles, including Consider Hot Water for Jacketed Heating - Hot water offers significant advantages over traditional steam-heated systems by Phil Sutter of Pick Heaters.
Food Processing's Annual Top 100© ranks food and beverage processors based on their sales of value-added, consumer-ready goods that were processed in U.S. and Canadian facilities. eBook also includes articles on business issues that affect the largest companies in the food industry. Sponsored by Pick Heaters, Cablevey Conveyors, Gamajet, and Polyguard.
Effective energy management can help achieve more efficient use of energy without reducing production levels, product quality or employee morale, and without compromising safety and environmental standards. Sponsored by Pick Heaters, Emerson Rosemount, and Atlas Copco.
This ancient universal in food processing can be done better, faster, cheaper. Explore various methods of heat transfer and plant equipment that can improve efficiency and result in cost savings.
Certainly, over the last few years, how plants consume energy has made an impact on that plant’s efficiency and profitability. But is everyone at your plant doing their part? From Process Engineers to Plant Managers, everyone can have a role in implementing and adhering to energy efficient practices and exploring ways to improve energy efficiency.