process heater

process heater

[′prä‚səs ‚hēd·ər]
(chemical engineering)
Equipment for the heating of chemical process streams (gases, liquids, or solids); usually refers to furnaces, in contrast to heat exchangers.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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DTS is one of the few infrared inspection providers to have the expertise to accurately scan high-temperature process heater tubes, DTS' engineers are familiar with the elevated temperatures, high pressures and metallurgy that make this type of inspection possible with infrared technology.
It is both the vehicle that provides the low dew point air for drying resin and it carries the heat from the process heater to the resin.
A process heater is an enclosed device that uses a controlled flame to heat raw or intermediate materials during an industrial process.
Options include process heater burnout indicator, redundant process air safety, and a choice of voltage selections.
The upgraded solution improves refinery modeling by adding a fired heater model that simulates a direct-fired process heater. Used for a variety of applications in the process industry such as crude column furnace and vacuum charge heater, the fire heater model simulates both the radiant and convective heat transfer to one or more tube passes.
At Curwood's Swansea facility, the process of pre-conditioning is performed using a process heater and airknife kit using low-pressure airknives from Secomak, which allows a more environmentally-friendly solution to be employed.
Cracking: The used oil is now passed to the cracking section which consists of a fired process heater and a thermal cracking section.
For smaller dryers, the process heater is usually in the dryer when the hopper is very nearby.
Bry-Air Systems, Sunbury, Ohio, has recently introduced the Model GPH process heater. The unit features a modular design that can be used to provide gas process heat for drying systems 500 cfm and larger.
It is both the vehicle that provides the low dew point air for drying of the resin and it carries the heat from the process heater to the resin.
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