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Preventative Maintenance is Key to Profitable Delayed Coking

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An effective operational and maintenance strategy to maximize the life expectancy of DCU equipment is critical to the overall production and profitability of a delayed coker. This presentation will focus on proper preventative maintenance on key DCU equipment, plus the importance of a properly functioning steam system, hydraulic power unit maintenance to optimize actuation functionality, and other key maintenance points to consider to mitigate planned and unplanned downtime of the delayed coker. If time permits, we will also discuss “the science behind the center feed”, an in-depth technical review of why it works and how it can extend coke drum life.

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