Heat TreatmentHeat Treatment Problems are Flow Problems

In heat treatment processes, a metal is heated and cooled in a series of steps designed to give the material a unique set of properties. Although the primary focus is on the component undergoing heat treatment, most of the problems that arise are really a result of what’s around the component.

September 14, 2021 Read more...


CFD Applications in the Mining Industry

Extracting ore or minerals from the ground has become a complex procedure. Gone are the days of simply picking up gold nuggets in a stream. Different techniques are used for surface mines compared those underground.

September 3, 2021 Read more...


Why You Should Be Using 3D Probes

If you care about accuracy, you should probably be using 3D probes; so why isn't everyone then? If you’ve spent any time trying to measure the flow in an industrial application, you’re no doubt familiar with the S-probe.

August 24, 2021 Read more...


Not All Flow Tests Require a Test Port

Airflow Sciences Corporation (ASC) has always used a wide variety of testing equipment, tailoring the tools to the specific job at hand.

August 13, 2021 Read more...


Reducing Drag for the Rail Industry

Open-top bulk commodity carriers, such as gondola or hopper cars, experience high drag while traveling empty back to the mine. This drag increases fuel usage, resulting in higher operational costs and more greenhouse emissions.

June 6, 2021 Read more...


Wind Tunnel Calibration of Sampling Probes

With a proper calibration, the most accurate flow measurements are obtained in the gas streams of ducts and smokestacks at industrial sites.

April 21, 2021 Read more...


Flow Modeling for WHRU Performance Optimization

Airflow Sciences performed computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and scale physical model flow studies in order to optimize flow control devices within the WHRU system.

March 15, 2021 Read more...


Ensuring Uniform Gas Injection

A detailed CFD model of the internal piping of an injection system will help ensure that the system has been designed properly for flow uniformity.

January 26, 2021 Read more...