Specification & Buying Guides

Making the right decision on which process equipment to buy takes research and understanding.  At Carotek,  we have the experts to help you build your specification requirements, then select and size the right pump, valve, instrumentation, steam & hydronics products, as well as more complicated systems like seal pots, control panels & process skids. 


Read our guides here to get started, then contact us for additional assistance.

Process Equipment Buying Guides

Guide: How to Specify and Select a Process Skids Supplier

2/25/2022
Filtration & Strainer Selection GuideThe success of a modular process skid project begins with an understanding of how to specify process skids. The Carotek Process Skids Specification Guide outlines the advantages of custom process skids and how they can be specified.

Guide: How to Specify Control Panels & Electrical Systems Integration Components

2/25/2022
Control Panel Specification GuideProcess Automation can benefit from knowledge of how to specify and select control panels & systems integration components. The Carotek Industrial Control Panels and Systems Integration Specification Guide outlines some considerations in process automation components selection.

Guide: Industrial Internet of Things & IIoT Wireless Network Systems

2/25/2022
Filtration & Strainer Selection GuideThe Carotek IIoT Selection Guide gives you knowledge to contribute to the Industry 4.0 networks, wireless and mobile solutions design and selection process.

Guide: How to Select Commercial Steam and Hydronic Products

2/25/2022
Filtration & Strainer Selection GuideAlthough steam systems have been around for hundreds of years, understanding how to size and select steam and hydronic products for hot water and condensate systems remains a complex skill. The Carotek Steam and Hydronic Selection Guide makes it easier to understand the steam and hot water system sizing and selection process.

Guide: How to Select and Size Process Flow Control Valves

2/25/2022
Filtration & Strainer Selection Guide Knowing how to size and select flow control valves affects the ability to control any industrial process. Beyond that, knowledge of proper industrial valve sizing and selection also has a major impact on the overall cost of a project. Read Carotek’s Valves Selection Guide to understand the process valve sizing and selection.

Guide: How to Select and Size a Heat Exchanger

2/25/2022
Heat Exchanger Selection Heat exchanger sizing and selection requires a combination of knowledge of the heat exchanger types and options as well as knowledge of the application and environment where the unit operates. Read this guide as your first step.

Guide: Select and Size the Right Industrial Blower for your Applications

2/25/2022
Industrial Blower Selection After reading this Industrial Blower selection guide, you will understand how the right blower will help reach and exceed your goals. Specifying the best Industrial Blower for your application requires a few details to choose the blowers that enhance productivity and the bottom line.

Guide: Level Measurement Instrumentation Selection

2/21/2021
Control Panel Specification GuideCarotek and Endress+Hauser level measurement instrumentation tools can increase process efficiency, reliability, and safety. Our Guide outlines some considerations in choosing the right level measurement technology for your applications.

Guide: How to Select and Size Filtration & Strainers

6/4/2020
Filtration & Strainer Selection Guide Correctly sizing and selecting industrial, commercial or municipal filtration and strainers can reduce process downtime and maintenance time while improving product quality. Read the Carotek Filtration & Strainers Selection Guide as your first step.

Guide: What are the Best Valves for Pulp & Paper Plants?

4/18/2019
There are many considerations for valve selection for Pulp and Paper plants. Download two great guides for learning how to select the right valve for your individual applications like basis weight control, paper stock, liquor, steam, dilution water control, abrasive Kaolin clay slurry, and trash recycling.