on-stream time

on-stream time

[′ȯn ‚strēm ‚tīm]
(chemical engineering)
In plant or process operations, the actual time that a unit is operating and producing product.
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The UOP Q-Max process uses a robust and efficient catalyst system, which maximizes on-stream time, and minimizes raw material and energy consumption.
By implementing an RBI program, organizations aim to minimize shutdowns, maintain on-stream time, reduce maintenance expenses, and ultimately extend the life expectancy of their plants.
Consista D7000 enables polypropylene manufacturers to achieve the performance differentiation needed to enter premium markets, while realizing the benefits of better on-stream time, better plant operability and reduced production costs, according to the company.
Aa The first product in Dow's new CONSISTA portfolio of advanced catalyst systems, CONSISTA D7000 enables polypropylene manufacturers to achieve the performance differentiation needed to enter premium markets, while realizing the benefits of better on-stream time, better plant operability and reduced production costs.
And from an operational perspective, the semi-automated cleaning cycle of the unit can be integrated within the overall production schedule to maximize on-stream time.
ANK400 is a new anti-coking furnace tube product that increases on-stream time for ethylene furnaces.
Through the combination of Criterion's advanced ebullated bed catalysts and the HCAT molecular catalyst, the ebullated bed refiner will be able not only to increase conversion, but will also see measurable improvements in product quality, while reducing fouling and other operational problems which negatively impact on-stream time and maintenance costs.
As a result, our units provide high hydrocarbon recoveries, excellent on-stream time and mobility.
2)GK6 technology: Technip proprietary technology that allows the furnace to operate on a range of feedstocks from naphta to heavy oils, with a very high selectivity and a long on-stream time.
An air separation unit (ASU) and liquefier adjacent to Xinfeng Steel are to be built with on-stream time scheduled in early 2005.
1 enables more powerful probabilistic analysis with Tornado Sensitivity Chart displays of key value drivers, such as well drilling time, facility on-stream time, reservoir recovery, and initial rate, as well as automated Cross Plot analysis, which enables visualization of correlations on input variables and results to highlight trends in value drivers and expose errors in underlying data inputs or logic.
Other benefits of the Amoco process are a short field construction period, high reactor on-stream time, rapid transitions and easy debottlenecking opportunities.