Location:
La Porte, TX
Manufacturer:
N/A
Capacity:
54000 MT/Y OF 100% FORMALDEHYDE

Specifications

Condition:
used
Year:
1987
Stock number:
79862
Qty:
1
Capacity:
54000 MT/Y OF 100% FORMALDEHYDE
Last run:
2002
Year built:
1987
Availability:
IMMEDIATELY
Subcategory:
Formaldehyde

Description

PRODUCT GRADES: 50% FORMALDEHYDE WITH 0.7% METHANOL AND .010 PPM FORMIC ACID; DILUTION TO OTHER CONCENTRATIONS IS POSSIBLE; PLANT YIELD: 1.19 POUNDS OF METHANOL TO PRODUCE 1.0 POUND OF FORMALDEHYDE; PROCESS CHEMISTRY: SILVER CATALYST BASED CONVERSION OF METHANOL; PROCESS CHEMICALS: METHANOL (100%); PROCESS UTILITIES: STEAM (AT MAXIMUM RATES THE TOTAL STEAM CONSUMED IS APPROX 12,600 KG/HR OF 75# STEAM. 80% IS USED IN THE DISTILLATION COLUMN THE REMAINING IS USED IN THE SUPER HEATER AND THE HEATING COIL IN THE TOP OF THE REACTOR. APPROXIMATELY 7600 KG/HR OF THE STEAM USED WAS PRODUCED BY THE REACTOR.) COOLING WATER (2500 M3/HR AT 100% CAPACITY), INSTRUMENT GAS, NITROGEN, DEMINERALIZED WATER; STREAM FACTOR: 98%; EQUIPMENT: (2) AIR BLOWERS, (9) PLATE EXCHANGERS, (1) SHELL/TUBE EXCHANGER, (18) PUMPS, (3) VACUUM PUMPS, (1) REACTOR, (2) DISTILLATION COLUMNS, (1) ABSORBER COLUMN, (1) SATURATOR COLUMN, (1) INTERMEDIATE VESSEL, (1) NITROGEN VESSEL, (1) FLAME TRAP, (1) GAS SUPER HEATER, (1)...