Emerson’s Greg McMillan and CMiD Solutions’ Mark Darby discuss the best practices in distillation column composition control strategies. Right from the opening of the part one article, you can get a good sense of the technical depth and experience shared by both Greg and Mark.
Optimizing Distillation for Increased Methanol Capacity
Author: James Gremillion When the process licensor designed your methanol plant, everything fit together to exactly produce the nameplate amount of methanol yearly. In the design there were necessary tradeoffs made because of costs, physical size, availability of...
Using Model Predictive Control to Reduce Steam Usage in Distillation Columns
A continuing theme to several of these blog posts is how process manufacturers are looking for ways to improve energy efficiency in these times of high energy costs. One way to do this is to optimize the steam required for a distillation process. I caught up with Pete...
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