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Coking Cycle

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While the continuous aspect of delayed coking is straightforward, probĀ­lems arise in the batchwise filling and emptying of coke drums. The table below summarizes a typical cycle. While one drum of the pair is filling, the other drum is either steaming, quenching with water, hydraulically decoking, or warming with hot vapors. The most commonly encountered …

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Delayed Coker Process

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Delayed Coker Process

Coking is an old process but one that is becoming more important as the quality of the world’s crude supply deteriorates. As the sulfur, metals, and conradson carbon contents of crudes increase, coking the bottom of the barrel is looking better to many refiners. The greater part of the barrel of resid produced from a …

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