Archive for October 2018

Summer Recap

We’ve been busy working with research-focused, visionary clients to create solutions to the awesome challenges that processing at scale creates, but want to take a moment to reflect before we move into fall, which is looking inspiring and full of great work. This Summer was fantastic. Our expanding team over the last year had an…

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Heat Calculations (101 Series #2)

Written by guest author and ally Aaron Sawheb. At an atomic level, the Internal Energy (U) of a thermodynamic system (system for short) is a measurement of the general movement of the molecules that make up the system, a measurement of how powerful the vibrations of the molecules are, of how fast the molecules are…

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Heat Exchangers (101 Series #3)

Written by guest author and ally Aaron Sawheb. Ah, heat exchangers, these little bundles of thermodynamic magic exist on a multi-level spectrum; they can drive the optimization of a process or create a major bottleneck, (when purchased correctly) they can be accompanied by a dedicated service team or remain inoperable indefinitely with not-so-much as an…

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Energy and Mass Balance (101 Series #1)

Written by guest author and ally Aaron Sawheb. Energy and Mass Balance 101 The simple truth for anyone interested in extraction is this: scientific rabbit holes are unavoidable on the journey to perfecting any extraction process. A casual exploration of thermodynamics evolves into an endless pursuit of understanding; a continual clash between confusion and clarity,…

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