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Dirty Amine

Symptoms of a dirty, corrosive amine system are: Carry-over of amine from the scrubbers. Dilution of the amine system with water due to reboiler leaks. Plugging of instrument taps with particulates in the amine. Loss of amine to the sewer … Continue reading

19. July 2013 by Jack
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Amine regeneration flowsheet

Figure 4-1 is a process flowsheet showing how amine solution is circu­lated to various refinery scrubbers to absorb H2S. The lean amine chemically combines with H2S (and unavoidably some C02) in the scrubbers. The resulting rich amine is stripped in … Continue reading

19. July 2013 by Jack
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