March 2014

Process Analyzers

Keep liquid analysis invisible in refineries

The hidden heroes of hydrocarbon processing plants are the liquid analyzers, especially the pH and conductivity loops. Unlike their flashier cousins in gas analysis, these analyzers operate behind the..

Joseph, D., Rosemount Analytical

The hidden heroes of hydrocarbon processing plants are the liquid analyzers, especially the pH and conductivity loops. Unlike their flashier cousins in gas analysis, these analyzers operate behind the scenes to safeguard equipment and prevent downtime through the prevention of corrosion. Plant operators ignore these invisible workhorses—until they quit operating and require timely intervention. Operators need to understand that efficient liquid measurement can optimize effectiveness and reduce the chance of failure in a refinery. Reduce corrosion Corrosion is the major long-term enemy for many refinery units, including tail-gas cleanup, crude unit overhead and cooling towers. The firs

Log in to view this article.

Not Yet A Subscriber? Here are Your Options.

1) Start a FREE TRIAL SUBSCRIPTION and gain access to all articles in the current issue of Hydrocarbon Processing magazine.

2) SUBSCRIBE to Hydrocarbon Processing magazine in print or digital format and gain IMMEDIATE ACCESS to the current issue as well as to 3 articles from the HP archives per month. $239 for an annual subscription.

3) Start a FULL ACCESS PLAN SUBSCRIPTION and regain IMMEDIATE ACCESS to this article, the current issue, all past issues in the HP Archive, the HP Process Handbooks, HP Market Data, and more. $1,695 for an annual subscription.  For information about group rates or multi-year terms, contact J'Nette Nichols-Davis at  jnette.davis-nichols@gulfpub.com or +1 713.520.4426.

Related Articles

From the Archive

Comments