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Digital Feature: Enhancing ethylene cracker radiant tube integrity through innovative robotic inspection
Analyzers / Automation / Corrosion / Engineering & Design / Equipment / Environment & Safety / Ethylene / Furnaces / Heat Transfer / Loss Prevention / Instrumentation / Petrochemicals / Process Optimization / Safety / Sensors
Radiant tube failure ranks as a primary cause of unplanned shutdowns in ethylene cracking furnaces. This article examines tube failures via carburization, along with a proprietary technology that provides comprehensive multi-aspect inspection data to mitigate ethylene radiant tube failures.
Lummus Technology announced the launch of its latest heat exchanger technology, the Helixchanger 2.0 system.
Gas Processing/LNG / Process Control / Process Optimization / Refining / Compressors / Engineering & Design / Heat Transfer / Information Systems / Natural Gas
Many natural gas liquefaction plants with production capacities ranging from 0.5 MMtpy to 8 MMtpy use mixed refrigerants to cool and liquefy the feed.
Differential thermal expansion and welding problems in dissimilar joint of carbon steel to austenitic stainless-steel piping in high-temperature applications
Joining dissimilar piping materials has found widespread application in various process plant piping, most notably in jacketed piping with carbon-steel jackets and austenitic stainless-steel core piping with stainless-steel end closures that require welding to carbon-steel jacket piping.
Petrochemicals / Process Optimization / Compressors / Distillation / Equipment / Heat Transfer / Loss Prevention / Pumps
Propane-propylene splitters are present in significant numbers across petrochemical complex units, such as ethylene crackers and propane dehydrogenation units.
Cleaning procedure for a plate heat exchanger derived from data analysis based on recurrent neural networks
This article presents a new procedure to clean the plate heat exchanger of a diesel hydrotreatment plant.
Environment & Safety / Process Optimization / Project Management / Refining / Carbon Management / Compressors / Engineering & Design / Environment / Equipment / Greenhouse Gases / Heat Transfer
As the world continues along its energy transition trajectory, demand for blue hydrogen and reduced carbon emissions will make high-purity carbon dioxide streams available in many process plants.
Of all the fundamental measured process variables, temperature is perhaps the most reliable.
Environment & Safety / Maintenance & Reliability / Petrochemicals / Process Optimization / Refining / Construction / Corrosion / Engineering & Design / Environment / Equipment / Heat Transfer
Storage tanks that experience sudden heavy rain on what was a hot sunny day can be damaged due to inadequate venting devices.
Refining / Analyzers / Carbon Management / Engineering & Design / Environment / Equipment / Greenhouse Gases / Heat Transfer / Sulfur / Process Optimization / Environment & Safety
Industrial plants, chemical companies, refineries, the coal industry and landfills practice gas flaring as a safety measure to relieve pressure or dispose of excess gases.
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