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Increase saving by optimising processes in pharmaceutical manufacturing


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Customer Details
A pharmaceuticals and healthcare company in Thailand
Problems
Excessive blow down

Low condensate recovery factor

Flash steam not recovered
Objective
To optimise processed in the cooking, syrup, preparatory and mixing section to ensure maximum savings for all utilities.
Solution
A detailed survey of the boiler house and process area by the Forbes Marshall team to identify gaps in the steam and condensate system.

Installation of boiler blowdown control system and single orifice float traps.

Replacement of electrical pump and condensate tank with Forbes Marshall FLASHJETTM pump and condensate recovery meter.
Benefits
Complete recovery of condensate and flash steam

No leakage from steam traps

LPG consumption reduced by 140 kg/day

Water consumption reduced by 411840 ltrs/annum

Energy savings of USD 27,700 per annum