Best Practices for Pilot-Plant Piping


Pilot-plant piping is subject to more-frequent modification than typical process plant piping, and must be able to accommodate a range of media, temperatures, and pressures during its lifetime. Use this guide to determine which piping, tubing, and fittings are optimal for your pilot plant application.


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Richard Palluzi

Richard P. Palluzi, is a Distinguished Engineering Associate at ExxonMobil Research and Engineering where he is responsible for the design, construction, and support of pilot plants and laboratories for ExxonMobil’s research site in Clinton, New Jersey. He also is a consultant on issues related to laboratory design and pilot plants throughout ExxonMobil worldwide. He has a bachelor of engineering degree and a master of engineering degree both in chemical engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology. Rich is a registered Certified Safety Professional and a Professional Engineering (New...Read more
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