Protect Your Revenue Stream – Don’t Skimp On Maintenance

It’s so dependable, you might forget it needs maintenance from time to time. After 30+ years in business, we’ve seen a thing or two. Nothing surprises us anymore. Some of our customers make maintenance a priority – and it shows, …

The Truth About Nitrocellulose and Distillation

Moving from Water-Based to Nitrocellulose Solvent-Based Inks During recent discussions with a prospective client looking into in-house solvent recovery, we uncovered a bit of misinformation. The client was a small packaging printer transitioning from water-based to solvent-based inks; more specifically …

Managing the Process: Operating Set Points

“Our still is locked up.” Not long ago we received a frantic call from a coatings manufacturer who had recently purchased one of our larger scrape-sided solvent recovery systems. The unit had not been in operation very long. The operator …

Basics of the Process: Single Stage Distillation 101

Over the years we have encountered operators and supervisors who knew how their recovery system functioned and how to respond if they received an alarm signal on their system control panel, however these same folks did not understand the basic …

Introduction: “Why Should I Read Another Blog?”

Welcome. If you are like me, your inbox is filled each day with more information than you care to read and adsorb. It is perfectly fair for you to ask why you should invest another tiny portion of your life …