Thank you so much to all who attended the A S Harrison & Co Fuels & Lubricant Additives Conference 2023 on 14 November. We really enjoyed it and hope you did too. The varied discussions touched on several aspects of the business as well as how A S Harrison & Co has weathered the storms of the business for the past century.
Presentations we given from our Channel Partners Chevron Oronite, Innospec and other industry experts as they covered the following topics:
• Reflecting on 100 years of partnership
• Australian trends and market updates
• New technology and challenges in gasoline and passenger cars
• Lower carbon solutions for diesel and heavy duty applications
• Creating value through field demonstrations
Whilst enjoying the unparalleled views of Sydney Harbour and Circular Quay, guests had plenty of opportunity to network with their peers from the industry.
Here are a few of the highlights from the conference and the 100 Years of Partnership Celebration. Thank you also to all of our Presenters and Supply Partners for their time and support.
Product and customer insights
Despite numerous cleanings, the productivity of the Reverse Osmosis plant would not recover from severe membrane fouling. The membrane autopsy revealed that the ferric hydroxide was seeding
silica polymerization and that even while the ferric hydroxide was removed, the silica scaling was continuing to grow.
The plant was experiencing weekly shutdowns for fiber clean up (~ 3 kg bags of matted slurry is cleaned per week). The shut downs were costly as they reduce plant availability for production.
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) regulation, known as IMO 2020 was the the largest change in regulation relating to marine fuels impacting 75% of the fuel used by the shipping industry.
Keeping drilling costs low using Redi-Guard™ High Performance, an ecologically friendly drilling fluid technology with revolutionary rheological and shale encapsulation properties
AWC A-110 effectively inhibited scale at a dosage of 3.5 ppm and an operating pH of 6.9. This increase in operating pH reduced the district’s annual acid consumption by ~$350K per year based on their current production.
Research indicates that Sea Buckthorn may be able to strengthen the immune system. One in vitro study focused on the possible immunomodulatory properties of Sea Buckthorn.
MCI® -2020 V/O and ChemMaster’s Colorsil were chosen to repair and protect the walls based on their 20 year warranties and the fact that together they could fulfill the other specified repair design requirements.
The East Hokkaido region is known to have the highest volume of potato product in Japan. Unfortunately, a potato farmer in the area was experiencing a high rate of potato scab infection in his agricultural field.
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