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  • A Day in the Life of Watlow Products

    A short story of Watlow products and innovation enabling positive impact on everyday life.

  • ASPYRE® - Intelligent SCR Power Controller

    Watlow’s new ASPYRE power controller family is flexible and scalable, and available with a variety of options allowing one platform to be re-used across a wide range of applications, which can help save time and money. ASPYRE models available include sizes from 35 to 700 amps. This ...

  • BechtCONNECT - knowledge-on-demand network

    BechtCONNECT, Knowledge-on-Demand Network is a powerful suite that empowers your people, enables operational efficiency and brings an entire world of experts, information, and direct accessibility to the answers and knowledge your team needs.

  • Cetek high emissivity coating for fired heater refractory

    Is your fired heater limited by bridge wall temperature, or firing duty? Instead of a full scale revamp, we may address these issues may by the application of Cetek’s High Emissivity Ceramic Coatings to the refractory surfaces. Cetek High Emissivity Ceramic Coatings provide improved ...

  • F4T Batch Processing - Manually Select a Profile

    Use this step-by-step walk-through to learn how to manually associate process control profiles with parts using the F4T/D4T's batch processing feature.

  • Gas Flow & Heat Transfer in Catalyst

    Magcat spheres produce a more uniformed gas flow maintaining good  gas-to-catalyst contact throughout the bed.

  • HELIMAX™ Ultra-Efficient Electric Heat Exchanger

    The HELIMAX™ is a next generation heat exchanger with Continuous Helical Flow Technology™ that enables ultra-high heat transfer unlike large, traditional heat exchangers with dead zones. Fluctuations within the heat exchanger to either the sheath temperature or the localized flow rate ...

  • Hot spot repair - online fired heater refractory repair

    Hot Spot Repair in Live Heaters. Hot spots in the shell of the fired heater limit capacity and can cause a forced shutdown. Our experienced global team mobilizes at short notice to repair refractory online. What is Refractory Failure? The refractory may fail prematurely due to the ...

  • How a refinery improved their CCR catalytic reformer unit efficiency by 9%

    A refinery in South Africa was experiencing high bridgewall temperature in their CCR unit because of process tube scaling. They needed a solution with a clear return on investment. Watch the video to see how this was accomplished.

  • How to fix a tube in a fired heater furnace without SD - Hot Tube Stabilization

    Occasionally, tube supports (wall and roof) in the radiant section of process heaters fail, allowing the process tubes to potentially get out of alignment (sagging or bowing) or even worse, rupturing. IGS Hot-tek provides on-line repair service to stabilize the process tubes while the ...

  • How to increase fired heater heat transfer and energy efficiency

    How many times have you been reminded that fired heaters have the greatest running cost of fixed equipment on your site? Most fired heaters experience a drop in thermal efficiency over time with degradation coming from both radiant and convective sections. For many units that can ...

  • IGS Cetek catalytic reformer heater process tube coating

    Thermal Inefficiencies. In a high temperature environment, steel alloy process tubes will oxidize immediately and scale will develop. This oxidation scale layer acts as an insulator and will lead to a decrease in heat transfer as the scale increases in thickness. To compensate for the ...

  • Large crude heater revamp by XRG Technologies

    A large crude heater in The Netherlands suffered from reliability, fouling and capacity problems caused by flame impingement. In addition to eliminating this bottleneck, the client wanted to increase heater throughput by 29% and increase fuel efficiency to at least 90%.  XRG evaluated ...