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Heater Charge Pump Check Valve

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  • #3468


    We have been having a problem with our Swing Gate Check Valve on our Delayed Coker Heater Charge Pump. It appears to be sticking fairly often when we switch pumps. This results in a heater trip and reverse rotation occurs on the pump.
    Does anyone have any good solutions for this? Does anyone use a different type of valve?

  • #5302


    Frequently it happens during the process of putting the pump under warmup.The only way to avoid this is by gradual opening of gate valve with extra cautios sense.

  • #5301


    Rajiv ji I agree with the above mentioned answer

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