CEP: April 2018 Learn how to better estimate the space requirements for a pilot plant to ensure adequate space is allocated. Other topics in this issue include mitigating corrosion in refineries; handling hazardous waste; designing hoppers, bins, and silos; safely unloading and conveying combustible dusts. Editorial Our Cybersecurity Wake-Up Call A Google search for “cybersecurity wake-up call” turns up more than 2 million hits; adding “industrial controls systems” narrows the search to a bit under 300,000 hits. So I hesitated when I wrote that headline, because I don’t want to come across as crying wolf. But it truly does convey the message I want to get across... Read more Share Best Practices for Pilot Plant Layout April2018Process DevelopmentRichard PalluziFollow these recommendations to ensure your pilot plant has sufficient space to achieve your research and development goals. Implement an Effective Corrosion Mitigation Program April2018Plant OperationsTim OlsenAs opportunity crude usage increases, unexpected corrosion has become a major issue in piping and process units. Corrosion monitoring is a crucial part of maintaining the operational integrity of a refinery. Handle Hazardous Waste Safely April2018Back To BasicsDelmar Morrison, Michael C. Stern, P.E., Carmen H. Osorio-AmadoHazardous-waste disposal presents unique challenges. An analysis of several incidents highlights the importance of properly characterizing waste prior to processing. Designing Hoppers, Bins, and Silos for Reliable Flow April2018Fluids and Solids HandlingGreg Mehos, Mike Eggleston, Shawn Grenier, Christopher Malanga, Grishma Shrestha, Tristan TrautmanFollow a guided approach to measure solids properties, choose bin shapes, and calculate hopper angles and outlet sizes for effective storage and use. Safely Unload and Convey Combustible Dusts April2018SafetyAbhi BhargavaDust explosions are a major hazard of unloading and conveying operations. Protect your facility from explosions with venting panels, flameless venting systems, and chemical suppression systems. Copyright Permissions: Would you like to reuse content from CEP Magazine? It’s easy to request permission to reuse content. Simply click here to connect instantly to licensing services, where you can choose from a list of options regarding how you would like to reuse the desired content and complete the transaction.