Industrial Pigging Technology: Fundamentals, Components, Applications
The book describes clearly and methodically the important basic equipment required for the planning and design of pigging units. Many practical examples are shown for the operation of industrial pigging units, drawn from the authors' longtime experience in this technology. In this form and scope the book is an unrivaled presentation of this technology.
Engineers and chemists who plan, construct, operate and maintain production plants in the chemical, food, cosmetics, pharmaceutical and petrochemical industry will find an invaluable source of advice and reference for pigging units.
Introduction in Pigging Technology
Pigging Units and Pigging System
PART II: THE COMPONENTS
PART III: APPLICATION OF PIGGING TECHNOLOGY
Decision Criteria for Pigging
Checks Before Start-Up
Experiences From Pig Units
Examples for Industrial Pigging Units
Pigging Units for Hygienic Design
PART IV: LAW AND REGULATION
Safety and Accident Prevention
PART V: APPENDICES
Corrosion Resistance of Elastomers
Properties of important Solvents
Address List of Components
"As a summary I conclude that this book is recommendable for anyone searching for a detailed introduction to this technology. Furthermore, it is a valuable guide for all engineers dealing with the planning of industrial chemical plants." Chemie Technik
"...well conceived, well written, and well produced..." Chemistry World, 1 Feb 2004
"...this book serves a well defined market but is well conceived, well written, and well produced."
Chemistry World 2/04