Process Simulation and Capital Estimation are Reconciled in Free Online Encyclopedia

Users are able to view and download Aspen® and Hysys® simulations in an exclusive online platform as support data for feasibility studies and investment analysis.

Houston, TX, November 22, 2012 --( The first free online encyclopedia of chemical technology, improvement and research economics, Intratec Knowledge Base, is now offering for free files for process simulation of a wide range of chemical processes, such as mature technologies, improvements to existing processes, as well as trends in sustainable processes and emerging technologies, in Aspen® and Hysys®.

All these files were conceived during the development of Intratec Publications, the main reference for the articles presented in the encyclopedia. The articles present key information for students and professionals of the chemical process industry community to understand not the process technology, but the economics surrounding.

Likewise, in order to enhance the capital estimates, up-to-date indicators are offered, such as a plant cost index with current and forecast values, a location factor and a comparison of the performance of a specific venture and other companies in the same sector, based on the weighted average of their EBITDA margins.

Process descriptions, flow diagrams, KPIs, carbon footprint calculations, the Profitability Index, the Location Factor, the Chemical Plant Cost Index and meaningful technical data about processes or improvements to existing processes are offered in a forever free online access at to, for example, scale capital costs, in when-to-buy decisions and procurement budgeting. People from all over the world will now be able to find reliable chemical technology and economics information for free on the web.

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Intratec is worldwide recognized for its excellence in independent research for the global chemical industry. Intratec is committed to offering, via internet, the most honest and well-structured feasibility studies and process analyses to industry professionals, students, educators and investors through its high quality publications and innovative consulting activity known as Publication as a Service. Intratec is the conceiver of the first free online encyclopedia of chemical technology, improvement & research economics available at
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