Find benefits in automating boiler systems
Dynamic models unravel potential problems in high-pressure steam production and consumption
Steam-load shedding is a series of automated actions
implemented to prevent or to minimize the impact to a refinery or petrochemical complex due to a
shortage of steam supply shortage or in drop steam-system
pressure. Steam load is eliminated by shutting down or
shedding expendable steam users. Without an
appropriate strategy, safety systems will engage possibly
shutting down critical equipment to prevent catastrophic
consequences, and production will be lost. It is important to
note that steam load shedding is done to improve the reliability of the steam system; it
is not a safety system. Steam load shedding will replace or
eliminate the need for a properly designed emergency shutdown
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