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Process Transport & Storage

Director of engineering Ken Sipes checks a 10,000-gallon storage tankFlow rate, chemical interactions and reactions, mix and fill rates are a few examples of process system elements that can be directly influenced by the transport and storage of your process chemicals. Process materials flowing through a system are transported by a combination of piping, instrumentation, valves and tanks. Material handling equipment, during transport and storage, is critical to the success of your system.

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Equipment for Material Handling Systems 

Flow Measurement (Instrumentation)

Flow Measurement (Instrumentation)

  • Pressure – pilot tubes, piezometers, side-wall tubes
  • Temperature – thermocouples, resistive thermal directors (RTD’s)
  • Velocity – pitot tubes, anemometers
  • Flow Rate – manometers, pressure gauges, venturi meters, flow nozzles, orifice meters, elbow meters, area meters, mass flowmeters, weirs
  • Two-phase systems – gas-solid mixtures, gas-liquid mixes, liquid-solid mixes

Pumping (Liquids & Gases)

Pumping (Liquids & Gases)

  • Positive displacement pumps
  • Kinetic pumps
  • Open screw pumps

Process Piping

Process Piping

  • Piping
    • Metallic pipe – carbon steel, stainless steel
    • Iron – cast iron, ductile, high-silicon iron
    • Nonferrous metal piping – aluminum, copper, lead, magnesium, nickel, zirconium, flexible metal hose and alloys.
    • Nonmetallic pipe & lined pipe – Thermoplastic piping, asbestos cement, pressure pipe, gravity sewer, impervious graphite, cement-lined, chemical ware, vitrified-clay sewer, plastic lined, rubber lined, plastic pipe, glass piping, etc.
  • Joints
  • Fittings
  • Valves

Storage & Process Vessels

Storage & Process Vessels

  • Liquid storage
    • Atmospheric tanks
    • Pressure tanks
    • Pond & underground storage
  • Gas storage
    • Gas holders
    • Gas-in-liquids
    • Pressure vessels/bottles/pipe liners
    • Low temperature & cryogenic storage
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Bulk transport

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EPIC Modular Process Systems
4134 Meramec Bottom Rd
St. Louis, MO 63129, US
(314) 845-0077

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