Lessons Learned-Mulitpoint Ground Flare Installation/Operation

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Title Lessons Learned-Mulitpoint Ground Flare Installation/Operation
Creator Varner, V.
Date 2017-12-12
Description Paper from the AFRC 2017 conference titled Lessons Learned-Mulitpoint Ground Flare Installation/Operation
Abstract During the past ten years, the Dow Chemical Co. has been involved with the design, installation, and operation of four large multipoint ground flares. The first one has been in service for over eight years, and the other three have come into service within the past two years. As one might expect with equipment this large and complicated, the facilities have seen various issues / problems. This paper will be given to allow suppliers and other users in industry to learn from these experiences and to avoid the same problems with future designs / installation and construction / operations.; ; The following general subjects will be covered:; •; Thermal expansion; •; Staging valve bypass valves; •; Flooring materials; •; Shields / protection / bolting; •; First stage operation; •; Pilot operations / ignition; •; Retractable thermocouple system; •; Small bore piping; ; The presentation time allotment can provide opportunities for audience discussion as well.
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Metadata Cataloger Catrina Wilson
ARK ark:/87278/s64n3fj0
Setname uu_afrc
Date Created 2018-12-10
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 1388805
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64n3fj0