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Welcome to the John Zink Knowledge Center, your go-to resource for combustion and emission control insights and updates. Tailored for industry professionals, this blog delivers a continuous stream of content ranging from deep-dive technical articles to updates on the latest environmental regulations affecting combustion systems.

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John Zink Awarded VPP Star of Excellence

John Zink has been recognized with the Star of Excellence from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP), reflecting not just compliance with safety protocols but a deep-rooted culture of safety involving all employees.

Adapting to New EPA Vapor Emission Regulations with John Zink’s Expertise

As industries continue to evolve, regulatory landscapes shift to ensure safety and environmental sustainability. The recent updates to the EPA’s NESHAP Subpart R, BBBBBB, and NSPS Subpart XXa represent significant changes...

Meeting USCG Standards with John Zink’s Portable Marine Vapor Control Equipment

In the highly regulated maritime industry, meeting stringent safety and environmental standards is crucial for operations.

Ensuring Operational Continuity: Thermal Oxidizer Rental for Railcar Cleaning Facility

Operational interruptions can be a significant challenge, particularly for facilities that require high-efficiency equipment to meet stringent regulatory requirements.

Tips for Operating a Vapor Control System to Maximize Its Lifespan

Vapor control systems play a vital role in operations, ensuring the safe and efficient disposal of harmful vapors. To maintain the longevity and reliability of these systems, proper operation and regular maintenance are essential.

Navigating Vapor Control: Choosing the Right Technology

The control of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) is of utmost importance. VOCs, if released into the atmosphere, can have detrimental effects on the environment, acting as precursors to ozone and smog formation.

How Burner Tiles Impact Combustion Efficiency and Emissions

In industrial processes and combustion systems, there’s a hidden hero that often goes unnoticed: the burner tile. It’s a common misconception that this essential component is merely a piece of refractory or firebrick. In reality...

Adapting to Hydrogen: The Role of Radiant Wall Burners

The future of energy is undergoing a significant transformation, with hydrogen emerging as a promising, eco-friendly fuel source.

Understanding Ethylene Furnace Heat Flux Correlations

Managing heat flux profiles in these furnaces is crucial to prevent issues like coking, tube overheating, and equipment damage.

A Comprehensive Guide to John Zink’s VCU Startup Process

John Zink's Vapor Combustion Units (VCUs) are widely recognized for their reliability and effectiveness. A crucial part of implementing a VCU is the startup process.

Choosing Between Vapor Combustion Units (VCUs) and Vapor Recovery Units (VRUs): Making the Right Decision for Your Operation

Choosing between Vapor Combustion Units (VCUs) and Vapor Recovery Units (VRUs) is critical. We will explore key considerations to determine which system is the right fit.

Understanding Vapor Recovery Units (VRUs) and How They Work

Vapor recovery Units (VRUs) play a crucial role in the oil and gas industry by helping to capture and reclaim vapors that would otherwise be released into the atmosphere.

What is a vapor combustion unit (VCU) and how does it work?

Vapor combustion systems, or Vapor Combustion Units (VCUs), are essential tools in gasoline, crude oil, ethanol, diesel, and other hydrocarbon and petrochemical applications, designed to safely and efficiently manage volatile gases and vapors.