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RE: Drain and Cut all at once

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In the Corpus Christy Refinery, They installed a new design (7-8 years ago, they are running between 10 to 11 hours cycle) in the bottom of drums, similar to telescope that coming down of the ceiling (around the bottom of the drum) and totally covers the bottom of the drums (the personnel are protecte and far away from the bottom, since everything is automatic), this allows them to open the bottom of the drums (deheading automatly), draining the drum. As your indicate the drum collapses (coke and water go to the maze) and sometimes you can observed that the drum is almost free of coke, and the operator only coming to cut lateral way (the patent belongs to the Tariq Malik Advisor for the CITGO refinery, maybe you can contact him).

I´m sorry for my english

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