Archive for May, 2013

Fractional Distillation Tower

{0 Comments}

Fractional Distillation Tower

One of the key elements of many process plants is a distillation system. It’s important for operator to understand how distillation system works because its parts of their job to make sure the system is run properly. The purpose of any distillation system is to separate a liquid mixture into two or more components. The …

Read More…

Reflux System in the Amine Plant

{0 Comments}

Reflux is a process where a fluid is removed from a vessel, condensed and returned to the vessel to enhance the process. The reflux system consists of reflux condenser, accumulator and pump. Overhead vapor from the stripper mainly consisting of water vapor and acid gases passed through the reflux condenser which condenses most of the …

Read More…

Carryover in the Amine Plant

{0 Comments}

There is usually space in overhead system for separation, where most of the entrained amine solution particle in the vapor stream will settle out. Amine solution not settling out will be removed by mist eliminator. This prevents liquid amine from being carried out of the stripper and in to the overhead vapor line. Carryover in …

Read More…

Safety Relief Valves Working Principle

{0 Comments}

Gases and steams can be compressed, when gas reaches the disk in a valve it compresses and builds up before escaping through the valve. This compression can cause system pressure to build up rapidly. A liquid type relief valve doesn’t open fast enough to relief gas or steam pressure. A gas system requires a valve …

Read More…