A Chemical Industry Case Study

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The team at Thermal Kinetics handles projects across a wide range of industries; from metal processing and pharmaceutical to food processing and renewable fuels. To illustrate Thermal Kinetics’ capabilities for the chemical industry, we’ve outlined a relevant case study below. GS Caltex Acid Recovery Unit In 2015, GS Caltex, which is jointly owned by GS […]


Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference on Development & Deployment

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The Thermal Kinetics team is excited to be attending the Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference (ABLC) on Development & Deployment. The annual event takes place February 28-March 2, 2018 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC. In addition to attending the conference, Thermal Kinetics is a proud sponsor of ABLC, which offers 5 connected conferences on […]

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Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference on Next Generation Technologies

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Thermal Kinetics is a proud sponsor of the Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference on Next Generation Technologies (ABLC NEXT). This year’s event takes place on October 16-18th at Hotel Nikko in San Francisco, CA. ABLC NEXT is a connected series of five conferences on the most significant issues currently happening in the Bioeconomy. The conferences are: […]

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Understanding DD&E

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Fuel Ethanol Processing:  Understanding Distillation, Dehydration, and Evaporation (DD&E) Distillation, dehydration, and evaporation systems, often referred to simply as DD&E, are the cornerstones of nearly every standard dry mill ethanol plant.  Although they’re often energy-intensive, DD&E systems serve as indispensable central processing areas for fuel ethanol production. Fuel ethanol production traditionally begins with beer, used […]


Job Alert: Senior 3-D Design Drafter

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Immediate Opening: Senior 3-D Design Drafter who will be responsible for establishing technical specifications, developing product designs that meet those specifications, modeling and analyzing systems, and solving technical problems. Please send your Resume and Cover Letter to info@thermalkinetics.net.



Thermal Kinetics to Supply Major Components for Al-Corn Ethanol Plant Expansion

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Thermal Kinetics is in the midst of assisting Al-Corn in Claremont, MN in the expansion of their ethanol plant, which will add 70 MGPY of ethanol production capacity. The heart of the equipment installation will include Thermal Kinetics’ patented Distillation, Dehydration and Evaporation (DDE) system. This technology will save the plant at least 15-20 % […]

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Standard Thermal Kinetics DD&E System

Distillation, Dehydration & Evaporation (DD&E)

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In a conventional dry mill ethanol plant, the central processing area and one of the largest users of energy is the Distillation, Dehydration, and Evaporation (DD&E) system.  Traditionally, ‘beer’, the source of the ethanol, is produced in a fermentation process using very large vessels. From there it is pumped into a Beer Stripping Column where […]

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Falling Film Tubular Evaporator Diagram

How to Choose the Best Evaporator for Your Application

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A truly versatile device, evaporators are used in a wide range of industrial settings. Beverage manufacturers use evaporators to concentrate product and to optimize product consistency; pharmaceutical companies use them to eliminate potentially damaging moisture from medicines; and a number of industrial chemical sectors, such as the chloralkali industry, use them to concentrate chemical solutions. […]

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