Refractory Applications in Refining and Petrochemcial Operations

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Title: Refractory Applications in Refining and Petrochemcial Operations

Author(s): M.S. Crowley

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 57

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 167-178

Keywords: calcium aluminates; curing; drying; expanded shale aggregates; furnaces; installing; petroleum refining; plants; refractory concretes

Date: 1/1/1978

Abstract:
Refineries and petrochemical plants have a variety of locations where process temperatures of 1000F to 3000F must be contained. . .A review is given of the various process units in typical refining and chemical process plants that use refractory materias. Criteria for refractory selection, design considerations, and installation techniques are detailed and suggestions on dry-out procedures are given.