March 2014

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Bitumen blowing unit converts residues to asphaltPoerner Ingenieurgesellschaft’s Biturox oxidation process (Fig. 1) converts suitable feedstock blends to road and industrial asphalt/bitumen. Feed..

Blume, Adrienne, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Bitumen blowing unit converts residues to asphalt Poerner Ingenieurgesellschaft’s Biturox oxidation process (Fig. 1) converts suitable feedstock blends to road and industrial asphalt/bitumen. Feedstocks include a blend of main feed components (i.e., vacuum residues, solvent deasphalting pitch and heavy atmospheric residues) and flux components (i.e., VGO, HVGO, slop wax and extracts). The feed blend is optimized to obtain a proper composition to reach the target product quality.     Fig. 1. Poerner Ingenieurgesellschaft’s Biturox oxidation   process converts feedstock blends to asphalt. The feed components are blended in the feed-blending section and

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