Hoehn, R. K.

Honeywell UOP,

Richard Hoehn is a Senior Fellow at Honeywell UOP, where he has been employed for 43 yr, 32 yr of which have been in the field of hydroprocessing. He received a BS degree in chemical engineering from Purdue University. He has been granted 43 patents and has received the Ernest W. Thiele Award from the Chicago Section of the AIChE.

Metallurgy solution to prevent polythionic acid stress corrosion cracking in hydroprocessing

Hoehn, R. K., Bradley, S. A., Mucek, M. W., Honeywell UOP; Anada, H., Osuki, T., Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal Corp.

Hydrotreating is a staple process found in nearly every refinery. The process removes undesirable feed contaminants, such as sulfur, nitrogen and metals, and saturates olefins and/or aromatics to produce high-quality products.