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Unusual pink coloration was noticed on the entire refractory brick wall in the radiant section of an ethylene cracking furnace of a petrochemical plant. The problem was investigated by evaluating the ..
Frequent failures of the waste spray nozzles in incinerators result in accelerated degradation of the refractory lining, requiring unscheduled shutdowns for repairs. A study was carried out to identify the factors that contributed to the nozzle failure and to prevent the reoccurrence of similar failures in the future.
Gas Processing/LNG / Maintenance & Reliability / Petrochemicals / Process Optimization / Acid Gas Removal / Americas / Asia/Pacific / Compressors / Construction / Corrosion / Economics / Engineering & Design / Environment / Equipment / Europe / Middle East / Rotating Equipment / Safety
A first-stage impeller in a synthetic gas compressor failed after 20 years of service. The compressor is a six-stage centrifugal compressor driven by a steam turbine. This case history discusses the i..
Maintenance & Reliability / Process Optimization / Americas / Asia/Pacific / Boilers / Construction / Corrosion / Drying / Engineering & Design / Europe / Furnaces / Heat Transfer / Middle East / Safety / Utilities
A leak developed on the water wall for several boiler tubes within five months of the commissioning of a plant boiler. In this case, the boiler tubes were partially covered with a castable refractory ..
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