The production of Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) requires expert gas analysis for process control, efficiency and safety, as well as quality monitoring and environmental compliance. Our systems provide the accurate, reliable solutions needed to meet these challenges.
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Oxygen analysis is critical to maintaining safety in the PTA process, and to supporting productivity. In addition, some operators use an oxygen enrichment process on their PTA plants, which requires a specialist oxygen (O2) monitoring solution for both safety and efficiency.
The enriched oxygen process involves adding O2 to the air being fed to the reactors, bringing the O2 level up to 25%. This ensures a more efficient reaction, reducing catalyst consumption, and improving reactor performance. A reliable and accurate monitoring solution was required to maintain the O2 concentration at the most efficient level while ensuring it did not exceed safe levels.
Servomex’s O2 monitoring solution for this application is built around the SERVOTOUGH OxyExact 2200 high-specification Paramagnetic oxygen analyzer. This analyzer is able to operate effectively and reliably in hazardous environments, with a resilient enclosure for the transmitter unit.
Our proven solutions for the PTA process are supported by extensive understanding of the applications involved. Servomex’s sensing technologies deliver the measurements you need for a safe, efficient process that delivers a high-quality product.
Our experts have deep applications knowledge that enables them to recommend the optimum solution for your process requirements, with gas analysis solutions that meet your specific plant conditions.
We have the widest available selection of sensing technologies, so can select the measurement technique that best suits the required analysis point in your PTA process.
A worldwide network of service and support teams supports our high-performing analyzer range, ensuring peak performance and reliability from your Servomex products across the process.
Heading up our Industrial Process & Emissions Business Unit, Sangwon oversees application development, project management and engineering for our solutions in the power generation, hydrocarbon processing (HP) and emissions monitoring sectors.
SangWon Park, Business Unit Director, IP&E
Responsible for managing our oxygen analyzers in the Industrial Process & Emissions sector, Keith has been working with gas analysis solutions for more than 20 years, 12 of them at Servomex.
Keith Warren, Product Manager
Leading the life-cycle management of our Spectroscopic analyzer range, Rhys is responsible for the development of the markets they serve, and the strategic growth of those technologies.
Rhys Jenkins, IP&E Product Manager, Spectroscopic Analyzers
Overseeing the business development operations of our Industrial Process & Emissions team in China, Huiyu leads our pursuit of large international projects.
Huiyu Guan, Business Development Manager, IP&E, China
Starting his career at Servomex as an apprentice more than a decade ago, Matt now leads our Application Development Team, developing our regional presence and ensuring strong customer relationships.
Matt Halsey, Application Development Manager
Responsible for co-ordinating and maintaining our strategic global activities, Barbara is adept at developing global sales and strengthening relationships with key accounts and partners.
Barbara Marshik, Global Business Development Manager
Leading our business development team within the EMEAI region, Stephen is focused on long-term global and regional projects, particularly in the refining, petrochemicals and chemicals sectors.
Stephen Firth, Global Business Development Manager
Karen is responsible for managing the UK Application team, using the team’s expertise and capabilities to create the effective solutions that make customer processes safer, more efficient, and cleaner.
Karen Gargallo, Application Manager
The 4200/4210 provides high-specification multi-gas analysis of flammable gas samples and trace contaminants.
The 4900 Multigas is a high-performance CEMS analyzer designed for a wide range of multi-gas measurements.
A rugged ultra-thin film Aluminum Oxide moisture sensor which measures moisture in a wide variety of gas phase process applications.
Built specifically to work in harmony with the AquaXact 1688 ultra-thin film Aluminum Oxide moisture transmitter.
The Chroma is optimized to specific background gases to ensure optimum performance for your application.
An ultra-trace Coulometric oxygen analyzer, the DF-550E is optimized for quality measurements in ultra-high-purity electronic gases.
The DF-560E provides the semiconductor industry with industry-best oxygen (O2) measurements for quality control in ultra-high-purity (UHP) electronic grade gas.
The DF-730 is an ultra-trace moisture analyzer monitors the electronics-grade, high-purity hydrogen chloride (HCl) gas used in semiconductor fabs.
A trace moisture analyzer using Tunable Diode Laser (TDL) sensing technology, the DF-740 is designed to measure contaminants in UHP-grade ammonia.
The DF-745 delivers trace and ultra-trace measurements of moisture for ultra-high-purity (UHP) electronic gas checks in LED/LCD manufacturing processes.
The DF-745 SGMax is designed for the measurement of diverse gas mixtures in specialty gas blending applications.
The DF-749 provides trace/ultra-trace moisture measurements for checks of ultra-high-purity (UHP) electronic gases in a range of background gases.
The DF-750 is a trace/ultra-trace moisture analyzer optimized for measurements in the ultra-high-purity (UHP) gases used in 300mm semiconductor fabs.
Designed for quality control applications in UHP bulk gases, the compact DF-760E analyzer is a unique solution for the dual measurement of trace and ultra-trace moisture
With trace analysis capability, the FID is ideal for ASU safety and quality control applications.
Designed to measure O2 and COe in flue gases for improved combustion efficiency and reduced emissions.
A solid-state, non-consumable sensor configured to operate in process gas streams. Provides a direct hydrogen measurement that is not cross-sensitive to other gases.
Utilizes an internally heated oven set to 190°C (374°F) to maintain the sample gas above its dew point, for optimum performance in total hydrocarbon analysis (THC).
Compact, high-performance Tunable Diode Laser (TDL) analyzer, specifically optimized for ammonia slip measurement
Unmatched installation flexibility plus cost and performance benefits, ready for fast, accurate and responsive measurements in combustion and process control.
Optimized for the fast, accurate and responsive measurement of process oxygen (O2) in hot or hazardous conditions.
Designed for the measurement of oxygen (O2) in potentially flammable gas samples. Certified to Zone 0 and Zone 1 and suitable for measuring percent levels of O2.
A small sample volume portable benchtop analyzer focused on the checking and quality control of gas mixtures in Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP).
The MiniHD 5200 portable gas analyzer is a rugged, heavy duty analyzer designed to accurately measure the levels of O2, CO and CO2 within common gas mixtures.
The only truly portable battery-powered gas analyzer with MCERTS and TUV certification, offers single or dual measurement of oxygen (O2) and carbon dioxide (CO2).
The MonoExact DF150E combines the reliability of Servomex’s tried and tested Coulometric oxygen sensor with a more user-friendly package.
Designed specifically for accurate measurements of oxygen in industrial gas (IG) applications.
A high-performance multi-gas analyzer designed to provide up to four simultaneous gas stream measurements.
Incorporating the latest advances in gas sensing and signal processing methodology, the NanoChrome revolutionizes ultra-trace purity measurements.
Measures NO or NO/NO2/NOx concentrations in industrial gas and vehicle emission applications.
Designed to reliably measure up to 100% oxygen (O2) in many industrial applications, the Oxy 1800 is a stable, accurate O2 analyzer for safe area use.
The Oxy 1900 oxygen (O2) gas analyzer sets new standards of flexibility, stability and reliability from a single, cost-effective unit.
A life safety monitor designed for safe area or hazardous area environments, the OxyDetect delivers the superior performance of non-depleting Paramagnetic O2 sensing technology.
The high-specification OxyExact 2200 O2 analyzer offers an unrivaled combination of precision, flexibility and performance for optimum process and safety control.
The Plasma delivers an accurate, highly stable and reliable measurement, with high sensitivity in the 0-1ppm range.
A getter-based purification unit designed for the purification of carrier gases used in Gas Chromatography (GC) and other analytical applications
Flexible single and multicomponent gas analysis capability for corrosive, toxic and flammable sample streams.
A real-time optical analyzer utilizing the Precisive field-proven optical bench. A breakthrough capability in the continuous analysis of light hydrocarbons C1-C6.
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