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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The independent reaction and regeneration systems allow continuous use of catalysts for steady-state operations, which improves operating flexibility, on-stream factor and reliability.
This was the highest crude run in the last 10 years, an achievement due primarily to stable and safe operations with a high on-stream factor and more predictable and reliable mechanical availability.
The 2015 record crude run is the highest run post the Low-Sulphur Diesel-Production (LSDP) Project, and is reflective of high on-stream factor and mechanical availability, and an excellent reliability performance," he added.
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.
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 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.
The technology operates with very high on-stream factors for difficult-to-treat gas streams in remote locations.
Engelhard Molecular Gate adsorbent is a truly novel technology as it removes nitrogen and carbon dioxide in a single unattended step and provides high on-stream factors," said Michael Mitariten, Engelhard's business manager for Molecular Gate.