Mitigate coke formation
A new anticoke technology sustains a noncatalytic layer on cracking tubes that reduces coking
For ethylene cracking furnaces, coking deposits severely reduce
yields and shorten the run length. Coking is a side reaction
from thermal cracking; its formation ultimately increases
energy consumption since tube fouling decreases unit heat
transfer. Other side reactions such as carbon monoxide (CO)
formation must also be controlled to maintain process
efficiency for downstream sections.
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