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Welcome to the
Visual Encyclopedia of Chemical Engineering Equipment



Flowmeters


  
Differential Pressure
   Mass
   Open Channel
   Positive Displacement
   Velocity

Heat Transfer


  
Boilers
   Chimneys
   Condensers
   Cooling Towers
   Cryogenics
   Flares
   Furnaces & Kilns
   Heat Exchangers
   Refrigeration

Materials Handling


  
Batching
   Hoppers
   Mixers
   Presses
   Scales
   Size Enlargement
   Size Reduction
   Tablet Coating


Polymer Processing


  
Blow Molding
   Blown Film
   Calendering
   Extruders
   Fiber Spinning
   Injection Molding
   Powder Coating
   Rotational Molding
   Thermoforming

Process Parameters


  
Analyzers
   Chromatography Columns
   Colorimeters
   Conductivity Meters
   Detectors & Monitors
   Humidity Measurement
   Level Measurement
   pH Measurement
   Pressure Measurement
   Refractometers
   Sight Flow Indicators
   Spectrometers
   Temperature Measurement
   Turbidimeters
   Viscometers

Reactors


  
Batch
   Continuous Stirred Tank Reactors
   Fluidized Bed Reactors
   Fixed Film
   Moving Bed
   Packed Bed Reactors
   Plug Flow Reactors
   Semi-Batch
   Slurry
   Tricklebed
   Bioreactors
   Chemical Vapor Deposition Reactors
   Fuel Cells
   Nuclear Reactors
   Oxidizers
   Catalysts


Separations: Chemical


  
Absorbers
   Adsorbers
   Biofilters
   Crystallizers
   Dehumidifiers
   Distillation Columns
   Dryers
   Evaporators
   Extractors
   Humidifiers
   Ion Exchange Columns
   Membranes
   Strippers

Separations: Mechanical


  
Centrifuges
   Cyclones / HydroCyclones
   Electrostatic Precipitators
   Filters
   Gravity Separators
   Mist Eliminators
   Screeners
   Steam Traps
   Thickeners / Clarifiers

Transport and Storage


  
Actuators
   Aerators
   Chlorinators
   Compressors
   Conveyors
   Deluge Systems
   Drums
   Fans
   Nozzles
   Ozonators
   Pipes
   Pumps
   Seals
   Tanks
   Turbines
   Vacuum Pumps
   Valves

Photo Credits


Flowmeters - Emerson Process Management, Chanhassen, MN
Heat Transfer - D.B.I., Paige, TX
Materials Handling - Batching Systems, Inc., Prince Frederick, MD
Polymer Processing - Welex, Inc., Blue Bell, PA
Process Parameters - Hach Company, Loveland, CO
Reactors - W2 Energy, Inc., Carson City, NV
Separations: Chemical - Bry-Air Inc., Sunbury, OH
Separations: Mechanical - Oliver Manufacturing Co., Inc., Rocky Ford, CO
Transport and Storage - Skolnik Industries Inc., Chicago, IL

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS


NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
Course and Curriculum Development
Grant No. DUE 9555125


UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Chemical Engineering Department
Professor Walton Hancock, William Clay
Ford Professor of Manufacturing


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