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Author Harston, J. D. (John D.)

Title Amine unit corrosion in refineries / J.D. Harston and F. Ropital
Published Cambridge : Published for the European Federation of Corrosion by Woodhead Pub. and Maney Pub. on behalf of The Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 37 pages)
Series European Federation of Corrosion publications ; no. 46
Publications (European Federation of Corrosion) ; no. 46
Contents Cover; Amine unit corrosion in refineries; Copyright; Contents; European Federation of Corrosion (EFC) publications: Series introduction; Volumes in the EFC series; 1 Introduction; 2 Technical background; 2.1 Process issues; 2.2 Important issues; 2.3 Corrosion issues; 2.4 Materials; 3 Experiences of ten plants using methyldiethanolamine; 3.1 Gas composition; 3.2 Materials of construction; 3.3 Operating parameters; 3.4 Corrosion control; 3.5 Corrosion problems experienced; 4 Experiences of twenty-one plants using diethanolamine; 4.1 Gas composition; 4.2 Materials of construction
4.3 Operating parameters4.4 Corrosion control; 4.5 Corrosion problems experienced; 5 Experiences of four plants using monoethanolamine; 5.2 Materials of construction; 5.3 Operating parameters; 5.4 Corrosion control; 5.5 Corrosion problems experienced; 6 Experiences of one plant using diisopropanolamine; 6.1 Gas composition; 6.2 Materials of construction; 6.3 Operating parameters; 6.4 Corrosion control; 6.5 Corrosion problems experienced
Summary The corrosion of carbon steels in amine units used for gas treatment in refining operations is a major problem for the petrochemical industry. Maximising amine unit reliability, together with improving throughput, circulation and treatment capacity, requires more effective ways of measuring and predicting corrosion rates. However, there has been a lack of data on corrosion. This valuable report helps to remedy this lack of information by summarising findings from over 30 plants. It covers such amine types as methyl diethanolamine (MDEA), diethanolamine (DEA), monoethanolamine (MEA) and di-isopropanolamine (DIPA), and makes recommendations on materials and process parameters to maximise amine unit efficiency and reliability. Covers such amine types as Methyl Diethanolamine (MDEA) and Di-isopropanolamineMakes recommendations on materials and process parameters to maximise amine unit efficiency and reliability
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Subject Amines.
Carbon steel -- Corrosion.
Petroleum -- Refining.
Form Electronic book
Author Ropital, F. (Fran├žois)
European Federation of Corrosion.
Institute of Materials, Minerals, and Mining.
ISBN 184569323X (electronic bk.)
9781845693237 (electronic bk.)