+1 vote
125 views

Glycol reboiler temperatures

asked Feb 27, 2014 in Process by odadmin (21,030 points)
Maximum recommended temperatures for Glycol reboilers

1 Answer

0 votes
answered Feb 27, 2014 by RichS29 (4,320 points)

Following are the typical temperatures:

Diethylene: 340 °F
Triethylene: 400 °F
Tetraethylene: 430 °F

Glycol will start to degrade higher than above temperatures and it will start to foam in the contactor. This could couse flooding in the contactor.

Related questions

1 answer
asked May 7, 2014 in Process by stevemc01 (430 points)
0 answers
asked Jul 26, 2014 in Process by ChemKB (8,210 points)
1 answer
asked Nov 1, 2014 in Process by ChemKB (8,210 points)
...