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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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.
The Dow Chemical Company has expanded its catalyst system offering with CONSISTATM D7000 Donor, designed specifically for high melt flow (HMF) applications.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.