on-stream factor

on-stream factor

[′ȯn ‚strēm ′fak·tər]
(industrial engineering)
The ratio of the number of operating days to the number of calendar days per year.
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5 percent, requirement for less equipment, use of carbon steel metallurgy, extended adsorbent life up to 10 years, and high on-stream factor for reliable operation.
In addition, unique to the Oleflex process, independent reaction and regeneration systems are in place that allow continuous use of catalysts for steady-state operations (non swing-bed), which helps maximize operating flexibility, on-stream factor and reliability.
The even heat distribution of these die plates reportedly means lower energy requirements, together with increased range of operation and higher on-stream factor with less risk of hole freeze-off.
The goal is to significantly reduce downtime and sustain high on-stream factor for SAUDI KAYAN's first phenol plant in Saudi Arabia.
Smith, group vice president, Voridian Division, "allowing others to benefit from a fifty-year history of continual improvement in on-stream factor, quality, and most importantly, safety.
A nitrogen-removal application operating in the field for more than a year has achieved an excellent on-stream factor of 99% availability.
Sustained achievement of the projected on-stream factor of over 90 percent depends on consistently thorough operating and maintenance procedures.
One major objective of the upgrade is to improve the feed quality of the Residual Fluid Catalytic Cracking unit to achieve a design on-stream factor for better capacity utilisation.
4) On-stream factor is the total number of hours operated divided by the total number of hours in the reporting period and is included as a measure of operating efficiency.
Gasification operations had a second quarter 2009 on-stream factor of 91.
Excluding the impact of the full-facility turnaround and the Linde air separation unit outages, the on-stream factors for the 2015 third quarter would have been 100.
The technology operates with very high on-stream factors for difficult-to-treat gas streams in remote locations.