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Ammonia and Fertilizer

Nitrogen processing is critical for the mass production of ammonia and fertilizer, necessary to help feed our growing world population and meet the needs for industrial and institutional applications. We help nitrogen producers minimize water risk, maximize performance and optimize safety, reliability and profitability to help ensure the livelihood of future generations.
The Importance of Water in Ammonia Production

Ammonia facilities generate 4 to 5 times as much steam as the product they produce. Poor quality steam will cause problems with turbines, process catalysts, or other equipment. The cooling water system also plays an integral role in surface condenser and heat exchanger performance. Scale on heat transfer surfaces negatively impacts energy efficiency, reducing capacity, and bottom-line profitability.

Our Impact with the Nitrogen Processing Industry

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Boost Profits and Reliability in CO2 Processing

OMNI Total Heat Exchanger Performance program guarantees improved business outcomes through advanced heat exchanger monitoring, holistic insights and expert service. 

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Urea Ammonium Nitrate Solutions

Unparalleled Corrosion Protection and Quality Control. Click the button below to download the brochure to read more. 

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The Lifeline for the Nitrogen Processing Industry

We are leading the Nitrogen market by delivering customer value. Click the button to download the brochure to read more. 

Fatima Fertilizer saves $610,000 and improves performance using Nalco Water PURATE™ Technology

The Indus River Valley is the breadbasket of Pakistan. The river supports a population of close to 30thirty million people and a huge agricultural industry. Fatima Fertilizer supports agriculture in the area at their Sadiqabad facility. Over the past decade, the plant along with local industries looked for ways to reduce their impact on their critical water resource.

Fatima Fertilizer implemented PURATE™ microbial control technology to help deliver a positive impact within its watershed. PURATE program is the simplest, most reliable and cost-effective chlorine dioxide technology available, providing superior performance in systems with high pH, ammonia-nitrogen contamination, process leaks and persistent biofilm problems.

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Too Cool for Corrosion

Nalco Water’s non-phosphorus program provides excellence in corrosion and scale control for cooling water systems. World Fertilizer, Oct 2019

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Water Data Management and Analytics

Learn more about ECOLAB3D™, Nalco Water’s secure, cloud-based, digital platform that translates operating data from multiple sources into actionable insights using advanced algorithms and predictive analytics to deliver reliability, productivity and sustainability results. 

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