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White papers: Watlow Electric Manufacturing Company

Watlow® is a global industrial technology company that uses its world-class engineering expertise, advanced thermal systems and manufacturing excellence to provide an array of temperature controllers, power controllers, heating technologies and temperature sensing platforms.

In 2022, Watlow acquired Eurotherm® and can now offer its premium products including PID temperature controllers, recorders and data acquisition capabilities, solid state relays and power controllers, software and systems. Together with Eurotherm, Watlow brings its experience to a variety of industries including semiconductor, energy and environmental technologies, medical, glass, clinical, analytical, and life sciences, to name a few. For the petrochemical and refining Industry, Watlow is manufacturing high-quality heaters, sensors, controls and software for OEMs, EPCs and end users such as refineries.

Since 1922, Watlow has grown in product capability, market experience and global reach. The company holds more than 1000 patents and employs more than 4800 team members working in 13 manufacturing centers and seven advanced technology and development centers in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Watlow covers 95 countries through sales and distribution offices around the world.


How to solve electrification challenges with a systems approach

WATCONNECT® L/XL Control Panels offer an example of a systems approach at work to solve electrification challenges at scale.

Published on the 01 October 2023

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Electric process heaters and decarbonisation in hydrocarbon processing

With mounting pressure to mitigate carbon dioxide emissions and advance long-term decarbonisation goals, engineers have been exploring the potential for electric process heaters. This would allow several heating steps to be completed using ‘clean’ electricity from renewable sources.

Published on the 01 July 2023

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Understanding the Value of Arc Flash Management and Mitigation for Large Electric Process Heaters

Watlow's white paper discusses the issue of arc flash events in petrochemical, refining and hydrocarbon processing facilities, and how you can mitigate this with medium voltage process heaters.

Published on the 01 October 2022

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Electrification and medium voltage process heater systems

Decarbonisation efforts worldwide, led both by industry leaders and legislation, have increased efforts to shift fossil fuel use to renewables. One way many industrial organisations can embrace this – and already have – is by shifting process heater systems from fuel-burning to electric. Read this white paper to find out more!

Published on the 01 November 2021

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A fresh look at accelerating electrification and the role that thermal plays

The goals of the 2015 Paris Agreement are now playing out, with companies and governments making drastic changes to hit ambitious targets. While investment in clean energy is a huge part of these changes, it must go hand-in-hand with the further electrification of industrial processes. Read this white paper to find out more.

Published on the 08 June 2021

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Using Continuous Helical Flow to Reduce Fouling

Fouling is one of the costliest recurring problems in hydrocarbon processing, and hits process heaters and heat exchangers the hardest. The paper describes how helical flow technology can reduce ‘hotspots’ and dead zones that produce fouling.

Published on the 01 December 2020

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