Nov 27

Essential Considerations for a ‘Safe and Successful’ Christmas Shutdown & Start-up

The festive shutdown is a gift for the safe and effective management of thermal fluids.  Not only does it give you the chance to do critical preventative maintenance that will prevent incidents or slow their escalation, it also offers a golden window to test whether systems will react as you…

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Nov 17

Five Golden Rules for Avoiding Catastrophic Events

Prevention – or pre-emption – is better than cure and that’s certainly true when it comes to managing the risks associated with thermal oil systems. At TFS we specialise in developing proactive risk management strategies that safeguard production and avoid serious or catastrophic events arising from their operation. Our approach…

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Oct 27

Are You Managing Your Thermal Oil Risk?

The efficient operation of thermal fluid systems promotes cost-effective process manufacturing.  And usually, an efficient system is a safe one, incurring minimal risk of fire and explosion and so achieving regulatory compliance and minimal insurance premiums. To achieve cost-effectiveness via your thermal fluid solution, we advise that you begin by…

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Oct 09

Understanding the Hierarchy of Protection

Your thermal fluid operation is an integral part of your manufacturing system, and by taking control of the former, you can help to protect the latter. Your manufacturing system will have in-built safety devices, but it is important to recognise that these may not offer the correct type and level…

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Sep 23

Maximising Your Fluid Regime for Improved Performance

The condition of your thermal oil is critical to the performance, cost-effectiveness, safety and compliance of your thermal fluid system, and regular sampling and analysis is necessary in order to ensure that key criteria are met.  But, that’s not all. A thorough understanding of how your system actually works is also vital.

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