Ethylene cracking furnaces are an essential component in ethylene production facilities and are major consumers of energy. The slightest improvement in their efficiency can save operators thousands of dollars and the fouling of the convection section is an area where improved cleaning techniques can make a dramatic difference.
Internal Rotational Inspection System (IRIS) is an ultrasonic immersion pulse echo inspection technology. IRIS provides highly accurate inspection results because of its sensitivity. However, the sensitivity achieved depends greatly on tube dimensions and cleanliness.
The Texas Tower / Vertical Combined Feed Exchanger (VCFE) is an unsung hero of many refineries and due to its innovative design it rarely causes concern to those involved in maintenance/asset management.
Tube Tech’s fired heater / furnace cleaning service is recognised by world leading refining and petrochemical companies as the best technology to achieve efficiently clean fired heaters.