Critical Service Type 447 as alternative to nickel-based materials

SAVE COSTS: PTFE AS AN ALTERNATIVE Nickel prices are exploding on the raw material markets   In type 447, the medium-wetted parts of the steel body (inlet and outlet) are lined with PTFE. This makes this type an economical alternative to nickel-based materials, such as Hastelloy, which can be used in API type 526. Applications…

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Biogas/Biofuels Application Note

What is Biogas/Biofuels Biogas is the gas created when organic matter breaks down in an oxygen-free environment. The biological process to produce Biogas is called Anaerobic Digestion and is considered a renewable source of methane gas, the main component of Biogas. Biogas can be used to power engines for the generation of electricity as well…

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PRESS RELEASE: Westech Industrial Ltd. and SunWize Power Systems enter into a partnership for the Canadian marketplace

Calgary, AB, April 21, 2022 – Westech Industrial Ltd. (Westech) and SunWize Power & Battery LLC are pleased to announce that Westech Industrial is now a proud partner for the Canadian Marketplace on their remote solar and back-up power products. SunWize Power and Battery expands Westech’s portfolio of alternative energy sources for backup power solutions.…

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Pyro Process Optimization using Modern Gas Analyzer Systems

Maximizing production output, increasing energy efficiency, decreasing unwanted downtime and lowering emissions are major tasks of today’s cement producers. To find out more about how Westech Industrial’s partner SICK Ltd can support you in optimizing your production process while reducing maintenance efforts, we invite you to join us and learn more. Topic:  Pyro Process Optimization using…

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Flame Prevention for Food and Beverage Production

Manufacturing and processing food and beverages creates substantial fire and toxic gas risks. Gases are used for baking, processing and refrigerating foods. These gases can be highly hazardous – either toxic, flammable, or both. It is commonly known that kitchens present a huge fire risk, and industrial kitchens even more so. Ensuring comprehensive protection involves…

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Sight Flow Indicators – Pulp & Paper and Black Liquor Applications

 Figure 1: Sight Flow Indicators  Breaking down wood into usable fibers to create paper products is aggressive and demanding. This chemical-based process can be challenging for materials used in pipe, fittings, and specialty instrumentation. Sight flow indicators, like the examples in Figure 1 below, provide valuable insight into various applications by providing a direct view…

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Clark Reliance Webinar – Proper Commissioning Procedure of Safety Ballcheck Valves

WEBINAR ANNOUNCEMENT! Join our partners Clark-Reliance for their session on the Proper Commissioning Procedure of Safety Ballcheck Valves. Event Details: Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2021 Time: 11am EST Duration: 30 minutes Click here to register: https://bit.ly/3xQod1h This quick-hit webinar will go over how ballcheck valves operate, the proper commissioning procedure of safety ballcheck valves, as…

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New Strategic Exclusive Partnership with Clark-Reliance

Westech is very excited to announce a new strategic partnership with Clark-Reliance® to provide their world class level measurement and sight flow indication products to the Canadian marketplace. Westech has been appointed as Clark-Reliance’s exclusive distributor for the Canadian market for their Reliance® Boiler Trim, Jacoby-Tarbox® sight flow indicators, and Jerguson® magnetic & armoured glass…

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Principles of Flame Detection

How to determine the right products for your flammable hazard monitoring needs Today’s flame detectors utilize optical technologies to detect flames. Flames are known to emit electromagnetic radiation in the infrared (IR), visible light, and ultraviolet (UV) wavelengths depending on the fuel source. Because of this, optical flame-sensing technologies have been developed utilizing UV, UV/IR…

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