Heat exchangers play a crucial role in the refining process by transferring heat between different fluids. Over time, deposits such as scale, rust, or organic fouling can accumulate on heat exchanger surfaces, reducing heat transfer efficiency. Chemical cleaning helps remove these deposits, restoring heat exchanger performance and maintaining energy efficiency.
Boilers and furnaces are used for heating and generating steam in various refinery processes. Deposits and scale can build up on the internal surfaces, affecting heat transfer and fuel efficiency. Chemical cleaning helps remove these deposits, ensuring optimal heat transfer, reducing fuel consumption, and preventing potential operational issues.
Distillation columns are used to separate various components of crude oil or other feedstocks into different fractions based on boiling points. Over time, fouling or coking can occur on the column internals, reducing separation efficiency. Chemical cleaning helps remove these deposits, maintaining the desired separation performance and preventing production bottlenecks.
Pipelines and vessels in chemical refineries can become fouled with deposits, scale, or corrosion over time. This buildup can impede flow, increase pressure drop, and compromise the integrity of the infrastructure. Chemical cleaning of pipelines and vessels helps remove these deposits, ensuring optimal flow rates, reducing maintenance requirements, and preventing potential failures.
Chemical refineries often have storage tanks for intermediate or final products. These tanks can accumulate sludge, residues, or solid deposits, impacting product quality and tank capacity. Chemical cleaning of tanks ensures proper cleaning and decontamination, preventing cross-contamination when storing different products and maintaining storage capacity.
Total Unit Chemical Cleaning also known as Unit Decontamination can be performed. Why waste time cleaning individual pieces of equipment when a Total Unit Chemical Cleaning can be performed using one of our proven cleaning applications.