Abdelgalil, A.

SABIC Technology Centre, Jubail, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Mitigate reactor failures due to graphitization

Al-Enazi, S., Al-Meshari, A., Abdelgalil, A., SABIC Technology Centre

Graphitization occurs in carbon steel (CS) reactors in high-temperature service (> 455°C). As discussed in this case history, the shell of a methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) reactor became s..