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Heat Exchanger Cleaning

Clean heat exchangers without pulling them for maximum speed and savings.

 

Pulling a heat exchanger for cleaning is frustrating and expensive, but we can help. We custom engineer solutions and processes which clean heat exchangers in place, without the delay, frustration, and expense. No pulling equipment out of service for a week. No hydroblasting. No re-fabricating of bundles.

Forget separating the bundle from the shell or having to replace numerous parts for a week-long replacement process. Our chemical heat exchanger cleaning method lets you clean heat exchangers without pulling them, keeping your equipment in premium order while improving your schedule, safety, and bottom line.

 

The process is simple: after you isolate the selected unit or bank of units, we circulate a blend of cutter stock and cleaning chemicals. One of our experts administers the process and monitors it until completion.

Advantages

 

yellow-bulletIn-place cleaning

yellow-bulletNo waste is generated

yellow-bulletCompletely recoverable oils

yellow-bulletGreatly reduced maintenance expense

The result?

 

yellow-bulletLess exposure to safety risk

yellow-bulletLower project costs

yellow-bulletFaster project execution

yellow-bulletImproved future heat transfer

New White Paper / Case History

On-line / In-Service Exchanger Cleaning

In-depth case history

 

Learn about a new shock treatment application for heavy hydrocarbon fouled exchangers.

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Reduce downtime, elevate profit

 

Once customers use our proprietary chemistry to dissolve asphaltenic solids without having to pull the unit, they rarely revert to their traditional way of doing things. The economics of our chemical-based processes are just too compelling.

Expedite cleaning

 

Our process takes about one third as long as a conventional mechanical cleaning. Fewer interactions are required, demanding less human resource burden and more peace of mind when every turnaround and outage hour counts.

Minimize risk to equipment and personnel

 

The process is totally self-contained. There’s no risk to personnel and no need to move or modify the exchanger (incurring risk to the unit).

Improve equipment performance

 

After we’ve applied the treatment, you’ll find that it takes longer for your heat exchanger to foul next time. Heat transfer numbers will go through the roof and stay there with longer potential run times than ever before. Overall heat transfer coefficients return to design values. Pressure drop values decrease allowing for more product throughout.

Marginalize disposal costs

 

Since no hydroblasting is involved, there is no waste associated with our heat exchanger cleaning process. No need to clean up the work area around the unit and tie up human resources.