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bsudhakar
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Hello,
As you mentioned correctly, Creep is one of the contributor to Furnace tube failure. But many other operating causes like flame impingement, burner tip choking, wrong draft profile from radiation floor to convection outlet, delay in furnace tube decoking/pigging, abnormal skin temperature rise, proportion of Fuel oil in the Total fuel fired etc. are significant contributors particularly with time.

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