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RE: Tray Damage during heat-up of Fractionator

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Anonymous

I agree with the gentleman who said feel lucky if this doesn’t happen often.
Tray damage on startup of Cokers is to be expected.
There is probably some damage during each startup and most drum switchs and cool downs.
You are injecting large amounts of steam at these times and upsetting the tower.

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