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Latest Article in Training
This month, we are introducing a new article in the Equipment Piping Section:
The process used in the extraction of various hydrocarbons is distillation, and the process happens in a Distillation Tower.
The various components or fractions in crude oil, that make up gas, petrol, diesel, heating oils, naphtha, ethylene, polyethylene and bitumen / asphalt, have different sizes, weights and boiling temperatures.
We are looking for a new approach to writing articles for our various sections, such as the Tips, Tools & Training area of the site, and what we want to try is to "crowd source" an article.
Someone suggests an area of training or general interest, and we use a specific forum thread to gather thoughts, opinions and debate on the subject.
Given the number of users on pipingdesigners.com, we have amassed thousands of years (quite literally) experience in the piping field.
The hope is that this will enable many pipers to take some ownership of what appears on pipingdesigners.com.
Once we feel we have reached a good level of comments on the thread, we will pull together the comments, and edit / weave all the debate and opinion into one coherent document.
Probably easier said than done, but I'd like to see what we can do.
Why not give your opinion on the first article - Pump Piping?
Have you visited you profile on pipingdesigners.com yet?
Maybe it's time you took a look.
As part of our drive to bring new features to the site, we have merged the forum with the rest of the site, with the exception of the jobs board.
This means that your forum profile now enables you to login site wide - meaning, once logged in, you can comment on articles, connect with other pipers and post some of your fancy 3D Piping images on your gallery - to show off to other pipers.
This newsletter is connected to the site login, and you can turn if off in your profile settings (but why would you? It keeps you up to date, and it's only one email every month or two!)
Many more features will be added & linked to your profile as we go on, and we will certainly be introducing "members only" content to the site at some point.
Take a look at your profile today, and see what the piping world sees, when they see your name! (of course, you'll need to be logged in!)