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Jan 28, 2014

Factors to Consider When Assessing Safety Integrity Level

The occurrence of catastrophic overfill incidents in recent years has made improving safety a mission-critical requirement for all process industries.
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Jan 21, 2014

The Role of Safety Instrumented Systems in Industrial Process Systems

Mitigating the risk of catastrophic overfill incidents in processes that contain materials that are flammable or toxic is a top priority for all process industries today.
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Jan 14, 2014

Safety Integrity Level (SIL): What You Need to Know About SIL to Protect Your People and Your Processes

In the wake of catastrophic incidents such as the Bhopal disaster in India, the BP explosion in Texas City, TX and the Buncefield Petrol Depot explosion in the UK, safety has become a top priority for industrial companies running critical processes that contain extreme temperatures and pressures, and flammable or toxic materials.
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Jan 7, 2014

NACE MRO175 Recommended Practice: Assuring Compliance in Sour Service Applications

Due to the hazardous nature of sour service applications, which contain hydrogen sulfide (H2S), the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) has issued a standard recommended practice that includes minimum requirements to resist sulfide stress cracking.
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Sep 17, 2013

API RP 2350 Overfill Protection Recommended Practice for Storage Tanks in Petroleum Facilities: Frequently Asked Questions (Part 3)

The recently revised API RP 2350 recommended practice for overfill protection has generated much discussion about tank level sensing.
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Aug 13, 2013

Q&A from Our Recent ‘Heat Rate Awareness’ Webinar

Magnetrol® recently sponsored an information-packed webinar, Heat Rate Awareness: Minimizing Controllable Losses Through Effective Feedwater Heater Level Control. 
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Webinar: Heat Rate Awareness