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Solving Burner & Flare Problems

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Solving Burner & Flare Problems
In refineries and petrochemical plants, dependable burners (for fired heaters and flares) are required for the safe, efficient plant operation and process needs.
In refineries and petrochemical plants, dependable burners (for fired heaters and flares) are required for the safe, efficient plant operation and process needs. These burners must satisfy all safety requirements, while providing cost efficient operation and protecting the surrounding environment.

Burner and flare problems are discussed in this 6 page color reprint (Report RP96-6 Petroleo Internacional) with emphasize on actual field startup, operation and solutions.

Topics covered include:

  • burners (gas, heavy oil, low NOx)
  • refractory storage and installation
  • improper spare parts
  • short flare life due to flame lick
  • burning inside and liquid carryover
  • flare tip construction (materials, thickness and welding)
  • pilot/ignitor operation and problems.

Safety and operational recommendations are provided, along with money-saving tips for troublefree startups, dependable operation and maintenance.

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