Chemical industry is an essential sector heading many other diverse manufacturing plants for industrial and consumer products. Process industry is comprehensive of petro chemical, refineries and related production such as chlorine, acids and alkalis. Basic raw materials and intermediate products are regarded as fine chemical industry, for example pharmaceutical, detergents, adhesives, glues, liners and electronics. Most of today consumer and domestic products are related to chemical processes.
Steam, heat transfer fluids and other heating media is used for industrial processes, flow and pressure control at waste treatment plants
Mining industries require abrasion proof products to withstand slurries and sediments. However, chemical processes advise for corrosion proof materials, both cases can be covered with special lined valves.
Typical industrial segments within the chemical sector are pharma, colorants, fragrances, fertilizers, paints, glues, rubber and related. In the mining industry, some common sectors can be named as ceramic and tiles, sanitary, slurries, minerals and metal treatment.