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H2S REMOVAL - SULFATREAT

PROCESS HEATING

For applications with high thermal requirements, direct fired heaters are the best alternative. Flargent is recognized regionally as a leading developer and manufacturer, and its process heating equipment is designed based on client requirements, in accordance to API 560 and API 530 standards. Among the different types of process heating equipment, the following are typical:

TOPPING-FIRED HEATERS

To perform the fractionation of hydrocarbons (crude oil) in distillation towers, Flargent designs topping-fired heaters, paying special attention to two-phase flow and temperature control in the process tubing to avoid hot spots or uneven temperature distributions.

VACUUM COLUMN HEATERS

Vacuum furnaces are a part of the vacuum crude distillation units that work at lower temperatures to avoid potential thermal degradation of the fluids involved. Being a critical part within the vacuum unit, it must be designed considering diverse operating parameters.

HYDROTREATING HEATERS

To reduce the sulphur content in naphtha and diesel, Flargent designs heaters for hydrotreating units that operate at high temperatures and require the use of special alloys.

HOT OIL HEATERS

Hot oil heaters are used to heat a thermal fluid that provides heat in different processes of a hydrocarbon treatment plant. The design of Flargent’s hot oil heaters avoids thermal degradation and coking that result in higher operating costs and downtime due to maintenance.

GAS-FIRED HEATERS

Gas heaters are used to heat gas streams directly. They are frequently used for the regeneration of solid-bed dehydration systems, such as molecular sieves and TSA (temperature swing adsorption) dehydration systems.

CRUDE OIL-FIRED HEATERS

Flargent pays special attention to the thermal and hydraulic design of this type of fired heater, which is used for direct heating of crude oil and is commonly applied to heavy crudes.