Industrial Process Systems

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Process piping design

Ahern designs, installs, and services the following partial list of systems. If you don't see the system you're looking for, please contact us for further information.

Biodiesel

  • Biodiesel Storage, Pumps, Tanks, & Heaters
  • Chilled Water Systems
  • Cooling Water Systems
  • Esterification Refining Systems
  • Esterification Systems
  • Feed Systems
  • Feedstock Oil Storage, Pumps, Tanks, & Heaters
  • Glycerin Storage, Pumps, Tanks, & Heaters
  • Load Out Systems
  • Methanol & Methoxide Storage, Pumps, Tanks, & Heaters
  • Nitrogen Systems
  • Pretreatment Systems
  • Process Sewer Recovered Oil, Pumps, Skimmer, Tanks, & Heaters
  • Process Water Systems
  • Reaction Systems
  • Recycle Tanks & Pumps
  • Refining Systems
  • Steam Systems
  • Sulfuric Acid & Sodium Hydroxide Tanks & Pumps

Chemical

  • Acetone
  • Acetylene
  • Argon
  • Bleach
  • Breathing Air
  • Brine
  • Caustic
  • Chemical Feed for Boilers
  • Chlorinated Water
  • Clear Water Waste
  • Compressed Air
  • Concentrated Agueous Waste
  • Cooling Water
  • Cryogenic Thermal Fluid
  • Dionized Water
  • Domestic Water
  • Emergency Blowdown
  • Equipment Drains
  • Fuel Oil Piping
  • Glycol Water (Cold, Heating, & Radiant Heat)
  • Helium
  • High Pressure Breathing Air
  • High Purity Gases
  • High Strength Diverted Wastewater
  • Hot Thermal Fluid Supply & Return
  • Hydraulic Fluid
  • Hydrogen
  • Hydrogen Chloride
  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Instrument Air
  • Liquid Carbon Dioxide
  • Lube Oil
  • Natural Gas
  • Nitrogen
  • Oxygen
  • Potable Water
  • Potassium Brine
  • Potassium Chloride Dechlorinated Brine
  • Process Piping
  • Process Wastewater
  • Process Water
  • Process Water Sewer
  • Purified Water
  • Refrigerant
  • Refrigerated Thermal Fluid Supply & Return
  • Reverse Osmosis Water
  • River Water
  • Sanitary Sewer
  • Scrubbers
  • Sodium Hydroxide
  • Soft Water
  • Solvents
  • Sprinkler Water Drainage
  • Steam & Condensate Return
  • Storm Sewer
  • Sulfuric Acid
  • Used Solvent
  • Utility Air
  • Vacuum
  • Waste Treatment

Clean In Place (CIP)

  • Compressed Air
  • Condensate
  • Process Water
  • Steam

Crude Corn Oil Recovery

  • Centrifuge
  • De-Oil Syrup Tanks & Pumps
  • Load Out Meter
  • Oil Storage Tanks & Pumps
  • Resistance Tank & Pumps
  • Syrup Heaters & Pumps

Ethanol Systems

  • Air Supply System
  • Boiler & Steam Condensate, Steam Condensate Flow
  • Chemical Additions
  • CIP Systems
  • Cooling Water
  • DDGS Storage
  • Dehydration Product Acid Reduction Evaporation
  • Distillation / Beer Distillation / Rectification & Stripping
  • Dryers
  • Ethanol Storage/Loadout
  • Firewater
  • Grain Handling & Milling
  • Mash Liquefaction Cook Heat Recovery
  • Process Condensate
  • Process Sumps & Wastewater
  • Process Water & Safety Shower
  • Scrubbers
  • Stillage & Centrifugation, Syrup & Thin Stillage
  • Thermal Oxidizers
  • Water Treatment
  • Yeast Propagation Cooling Fermenters Beer Well

Food & Beverage

  • CIP Systems
  • Compressed Air
  • COP Systems
  • Foaming Systems
  • Glycol Systems
  • High Pressure Wash Water
  • LP Gas
  • Natural Gas
  • Potable Water
  • Product Lines
  • Steam & Condensate
  • Syrup Lines

Power Generation

  • Aqueous Ammonia Supply & Storage
  • CEMS Systems
  • Chemical Feed & Handling
  • Chemical Storage & Transfer
  • Chemical Waste
  • Chilled Water
  • Chiller Circulating Water Chemical Feed
  • Circulating Water
  • Circulating Water Chemical Feed
  • Closed Cycle Cooling Water
  • Condensate
  • Condensate Polishing
  • Condenser Air Extraction
  • Cycle Makeup & Storage
  • Cycle Makeup Treatment
  • Diesel Generator Fuel Oil Storage & Distribution
  • Emergency Generator
  • Feedwater
  • Fuel Gas Supply & Distribution
  • High Pressure Steam
  • Hot Reheat Steam
  • HRSG Feedwater, Vents, & Drains
  • Hydrogen
  • Instrument Air
  • Low Pressure Steam
  • Nitrogen Storage
  • NOx Injection Water Supply
  • Oily Waste
  • Service Air
  • Service Water
  • Steam Generator Blowdown
  • Steam Turbine Systems
  • Steam/Water Cycle Sampling & Analysis
  • Wastewater Collection & Disposal
  • Well Water

Printing

  • Boiler Blow Down
  • Boiler Feed
  • Breathable Air
  • Chilled Water Supply & Return
  • Compressed Air
  • Condensate Water Supply & Return
  • Fuel Oil Fill, Supply, Return, & Vent
  • Glycol Chilled Water Supply & Return
  • Heat Pump Water Supply & Return
  • High Pressure Condensate
  • High Pressure Steam
  • Hot Water Supply & Return
  • Humidification
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas
  • Make-Up Water
  • Medium Pressure Condensate
  • Medium Pressure Steam
  • Natural Gas
  • Nitrogen
  • Pumped Condensate
  • Refrigerant Hot Gas, Liquid, Suction, & Vent
  • Vacuum Air
  • Vent Line
Testimonials
Ahern was instrumental in bringing this project in on time and to budget for our company... We could not be more pleased with the way Ahern managed this project for our company.

Steve Peterson

President/CEO

Mid-States Aluminum

In addition to meeting some challenging deadlines, Ahern’s experience with ethanol plants made them more efficient on the job, which resulted in reduced labor costs.

Bob DeBlois

Production Manager

Algoma Ethanol

My relationship with Ahern has always been a positive experience. The quality of work is second to none and is always finished within the scheduled times.

Jim Erwin

Vice President of Operations

RD & S

We always look forward to working on projects with Ahern, because we know they are a quality contractor with dedicated professionals.

Bob Klaas

Senior Project Manager

JP Cullen

The Ahern team was very accommodating to our schedule on this project, which included Sunday and Labor Day tie-ins. They were able to complete their work without disrupting service, and finished on time.

Javier Reinoso

Project Engineer

Kraft Foods

The staff at Ahern suggested they fabricate the required piping in sections at their facility, and send it to the jobsite for installation. This saved us countless hours and allowed us to finish the project on time.

Pete Tatro

Project Engineer

Kurtz North America