Texaco refinery, Port Arthur, Texas

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Date
1959
Photographer
Rotkin, Charles
Copyright Owner
© Charles E. Rotkin/Corbis
Keywords
Ramo-Wooldridge; Refinery; Closed loop
Object ID
500004525

Close cooperation between Texaco and Ramo Wooldridge achieved “closed loop control” of an industrial polymerization process using a RW-300 computer in 1959. The system increased operating efficiency and reduced catalyst replacement costs.