Tag "Efficiency"

Algae: A jack-of-all-trades with enormous potential and a bad reputation 2/2

No, they don’t exactly have a good reputation. No wonder. For in some places on our planet they develop into a real plague through their sometimes massive appearance. They damage the immediate environment, are even dangerous and have far-reaching consequences such as oxygen depletion for other organisms in water bodies (“dead zones”) or a decline in tourism. For science, on the other hand, they are an extremely exciting field of research. And from an entrepreneurial point of view, they are even regarded as the raw material of the future. Exactly, they are algae, which at first glance combine these partly contrary potentials. The second and last part of the two-part blog article deals with the possible uses of algae in science and industry.

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Digital Transformation – more than just a technological change

According to a Deloitte study, only about a quarter of the 100 companies surveyed in Germany have implemented a company-wide AI strategy. In an international comparison, this is a rather low figure – here the share is already 35 percent – although the use of artificial intelligence cannot be equated with digital transformation. However, it is of great and important importance, so that the conclusions of the study are also representative for the digital transformation.

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TDLS8000: Maintenance-free, SIL2 certified and explosion-proof

In almost every chemical production plant, it is always necessary to store various substances in containers or tank farms. Depending on the chemical substance, this can from time to time result in an explosion hazard. For this reason, elementary protection against a possible explosion must be provided. In the best case scenario, this should be done in such a way that no explosive gas mixture can form in the gas phase of the container. In the age of ever-increasing safety requirements, a current safety assessment may make it necessary to actually record the oxygen content – especially if the device in question has been classified as a SIL (safety integrity level) application.  This is exactly where Yokogawa’s TDLS8000 laser comes into play.

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What’s new with NAMUR MTP?

The NAMUR Journey Standardised data models, Service-based orchestration, new associations and companies on board, pilot projects and lots of new ideas to go further. The NAMUR MTP working groups have been busy the last year and an update is long

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Pharmaceutical Single-use Technologies: An Environmental Trade-off?

The motivation to reduce costs, meet regulatory requirements and improve process flexibility has led many pharmaceutical companies to consider single-use, pre-sterilised plastic equipment systems as an alternative to stainless steel. Single-use equipment makes the pharmaceutical manufacturing process increasingly efficient and less costly. However, with the environmental impact of increased plastic waste making headlines, and limited recycling opportunities facing the industry, is there an environmental trade-off happening?

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System integration – when less is more

Yokogawa has been making ASI – Analyzer System Integration – successful for more than 50 years. But in addition to these so-called greenfield solutions, Yokogawa also offers customized, smaller solutions for brownfield systems if required. So it’s a kind of ASI light.

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May we invite you to lunch? And the unsuspecting colleague foots the bill…

Everyone knows the principle: Scanning a QR or barcode via smartphone can make many everyday processes easier – for example, when entering the cinema, checking in on an aircraft or paying for a flight. But this convenient technology also harbours security risks – a remarkable example from everyday life.

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Process gas chromatograph steps up the pace

The design of the Yokogawa GC8000 process gas chromatograph is slightly different from that of many of its rivals in the market. The pressure controllers for the carrier gas are not mounted externally but…

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Analyze your data – Step 5: Control

In this last step “control” of the data analysis you can check the economic success of your solution. How, learn here.

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Analyze your data – Success in 5 steps

Anyone who’s ever carried out a data analysis needs no telling that the time and effort can often be considerable. Maybe not always, but certainly in a lot of cases, the benefits are well worth all the hard work. And if you take the time upfront to think about the quality of your data – and the most efficient way to collect it – you can save yourself quite a few problems later. Learn more…

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