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Improve catalyst management at the FCC unit

04.01.2012  |  Sargenti, M. L.,  Grace Catalysts Technologies, Ergonul, N.,  Grace Catalysts Technologies, Scherer, M.,  Grace Catalysts Technologies, Upadhyay, H.,  Orpic Sohar Refinery, McClung, R.,  Orpic Sohar Refinery, Al Rawahi, T. S. W.,  Orpic Sohar Refinery, 

System revamp reduces unloading time, boosts refinery operations

Keywords: [catalyst] [fluid catalytic cracking] [revamp] [petrochemicals]

The performance of the fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) unit benefits from the stable and consistent addition of catalyst to the unit. For the regular addition of fresh catalyst, the best practice is to ensure steady activity in the inventory and minimize upsets typically caused by slug additions of fresh catalyst.

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