Customized Tower Revamps - Success and Failure

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CUSTOMIZED TOWER REVAMPS - SUCCESS AND FAILURE

Andrew W. Sloley
The Distillation Group, Inc.*
P.O. Box 10105
College Station, Texas 77842-0105

Published in
Fuel Technology and Management
January 1998

Abstract copyright Andrew W. Sloley
1998


High capacity trays have become an attractive revamp option for many distillation services. However, while they are useful they are more difficult to use than conventional tray or packing designs. Errors are more common because their critical design, fabrication, and installation criteria are less known to the industry. Case studies of two common problems are shown.

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