Monthly Archives for May 2013

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 … Continue reading

31. May 2013 by and
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Reflux System in the Amine Plant

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 … Continue reading

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Carryover in the Amine Plant

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 … Continue reading

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Safety Relief Valves Working Principle

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 … Continue reading

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