Howden were invited to retrofit fans at two of Siam Cement Group’s (SCG) plants.
Howden Uptime is used to detect wet gas in the compressor and prevent associated risks to customer operations and health & safety.
Installing Howden Uptime at Ningtiaota Mine in China resulted in energy savings of up to $10,000
Howden collaborated with Twence to test and develop Howden Uptime by analysing three of Twence's large cooling fans, thus resulting in higher efficiency and lower maintenance intervals for Twence.
The retrofit brought 504kW power savings equivalent to an annual cost saving of 2 million RMB ($27,000).
Transurban selected Ventsim to analyse the performance of their tunnel ventilation leading to power usage savings of over 10% .
Howden team retrofit an existing Induced Draft (ID) fan resulting in annual savings of $200,000.
At Tarmac (Dunbar cement plant, UK), their existing Raw Mill fan was replaced with an enhanced Howden design in 2007.
Changshan South Cement, China benefitted from a cost-saving energy retrofit of its two clinker production lines with MC-2x39No30.5F raw mill circulation fans.
Lafarge Cement is extremely satisfied with the performance of the new Howden fan as it has met with their expectations in terms of erosion resistance and fan performance
This case highlights Howden’s ability to help its cement customers maximise the efficiency of their fans with a customised design
A large chemical plant on the east coast of the United States contacted Howden to perform a full Turnkey project on their critical path air preheaters.
The Howden Free Floating Piston is a proven unique technolgy that turns the weakest point to one of the strongest, which removes rider bands wear at a stroke
New integrally geared compressor (IGC) results in power savings up to 31MW/h a day
Design and supply of high performance rotary Gas Gas Heaters for operation on sinter strand tail-end SCR DeNOx plant.
Refurbishment of four ID (centrifugal) Fans that were first installed 40 years ago
See how a steel plant obtained more efficient controls over nitrous emissions by integrating Howden’s gas gas heater to their tail gas process.
Positive feedback was received from the customer on the performance of these second generation vacuum boosters.
The project has led to ground breaking
techniques, as well as improvements being
implemented to streamline the process of
Steam turbines for new blast furnace gas fired CHP in order to improve efficiency, plant availability, and sustainability.
Howden enables lithium production at Ioneers's Rhyolite Ridge.
Low noise cooling fans for improved performance of slag granulation application.
Sinter waste gas fan energy savings at voestalpine Stahl Donawitz GmbH
Howden installed a 30 kg/sec 10 MW(R) hard ice plant, using plate ice makers and ammonia refrigeration screw compressor sets, at Mponeng.
Design and supply of auxiliary ventilation fans for multiple underground salt and potash mines at K+S mines, producing over 12 million tonnes per annum.
Efficient engineering solves impeller failures at the Wibank coalfield.
Fresnillo mine is one of the most technologically advanced deep mines in the world, and incorporates VentSim CONTROL ventilation management.
Ventsim CONTROL technologies result in impressive cost and energy savings while also raising productivity at Goldcorp Eleonore gold mine.
Howden worked with a North American hard rock mine to introduce a Ventilation on Demand system using VentSim CONTROL technology.
VentSim CONTROL case study for three typical mining projects.
Howden Uptime provides an invaluable insight into compressor performance and enables informed decision making
See how installing Howden’s air preheater achieved significant gains in a gas cracker furnace operation.
Proactive intervention using Howden Uptime resulted in reduced downtime and a significant reduction in energy costs.
After 18 years of operation, a 24-cell refinery cooling tower required renewal leading to new cooling fans from Howden maintaining performance with a reduced sound level.
Cooling fans supplied to Golden Pass LNG to help lower noise emissions at the site
Building the world's biggest reciprocating compressor - a white paper and video.
The understanding and knowledge provided by Howden is an essential factor when installing additional equipment on your compressors.
Upgrade your reciprocating compressor with our innovative coated liner solution.
Howden develop method to drastically reduce the cylinder repair time of reciprocating compressors.
Berre Petrochemical Cluster, which includes polypropylene and polyethylene plants, trusted Howden to reduce its power costs by 7% within a 3 year return on investment.
At Millmerran Power Station, Howden provides a tailored service that supports their needs of the plant to prepare for their upcoming major outage.
Howden completed a retrofit of VARIAX ID fans on the 640MW unit 5 at Asnaes Power Station, Denmark.
New boiler and FGD processes called for a total change of the ID booster fan at a power plant in Plzen
Installing a bigger hub at Herningvaerket, reducing installation costs and future service expenses.
Replacement of existing blades at the Wangqu Thermal Power Station
Huge savings were realised by using Howden's turnkey service to reduce heater leakage and running costs.
The introduction of Howden's VN seal system to the air preheaters brought an immediate drop in leakage level from 26% to 5%.
The introduction of Howden's HC element to the air preheater resulted in extended operational times.
Howden expertise solves long lasting problems with an axial fan at Uniper's Franken plant.
See how replacing a plate heater with Howden’s regenerative air preheater delivered efficiency and safety improvements.
200 bar to 300 bar hybrid compressor retrofit for helium capacity filling
In 2011, Howden began
operating the largest-ever
installation of its Roots
IntelliView controls system
at Bird Island’s aeration basins.
During the first few months after the deployment of Uptime, VEAS experienced two distinct challenges where the benefits of Uptime were clearly demonstrated.