Refiners are continuously challenged to improve energy efficiency and reducing CO2 emissions. PETROVAL solves this challenge by offering tailormade solutions to its customers through Tube Inserts Technology.
Infrared Thermography is suitable for inspection and process improvements. Petroval experts carry-out comprehensive surveys of the furnace working parameters such as burning plan, flame shape/deviation, tube cleaning, air supply/distribution among others.
Petroval recently recorded the highest dense loading rate ever done with its proprietary Densicat® technology: 36 MT/h.
Downstream the preheat train – where PETROVAL tube inserts can be installed in heat exchangers – the unit Heater is another potential bottleneck for a unit.
Since dense loading reduces the void space within a catalyst bed, it is unavoidable that the bed pressure drop (dP) will increase. This increase is quite significant, of the order of about 80%.