February 20, 2019

Delivery of high-tech FCC Expansion Joints for North European Refinery 2019 Turnaround

We have successfully completed the design, manufacturing and testing of 9 units FCC Expansion Joints for a large refinery in the north of Europe.

The supplied FCC Expansion Joints have been the following and with the following parameters: 

1 unit SPENT REGENERATED STANDPIPE EXPANSION JOINT

  • Universal – Pantograph Design – Hot Wall
  • N.D. 850 mm - Length: 3650 mm         
  • Inconel 625 LCF bellows – 2 ply testable – Sealed system ss309
  • Design Pressure: 4.5 barg       
  • Bellows Design Temperature: 538 °C
  • Medium: Catalyst

 1 unit REACTOR STANDPIPE EXPANSION JOINT

  • Universal – Pantograph Design – Hot Wall
  • N.D. 850 mm - Length: 3650 mm         
  • Inconel 625 LCF bellows – 2 ply testable – Sealed system ss309
  • Design Pressure: 4.25 barg     
  • Bellows Design Temperature: 552 °C
  • Medium: Catalyst

 1 unit SPENT CATALYST STANDPIPE

  • Universal Untied– Pantograph Design – Hot Wall
  • O.D. 1290 mm - Length: 2400 mm       
  • Inconel 625 LCF bellows – 2 ply testable – Sealed system SS309
  • Design Pressure: 5.03 barg / Design Temperature: Bellows 538 °C – 566 °C Pipe
  • Medium: Catalyst

 1 unit REGENERATED CATALYST STANDPIPE

  • Universal– Pantograph Design – Cold Wall
  • I.D. 1164 mm - Length: 4900 mm         
  • Inconel 625 LCF bellows – 2 ply testable – Sealed system SS309
  • Design Pressure: 6.0 barg / Design Temperature: Bellows 538 °C – 343 °C Pipe
  • Medium: Catalyst

2 units HINGED EXPANSION JOINT COLD WALL

  • I.D. 2409 mm - Length: 2215 mm         
  • Inconel 625 LCF bellows
  • Design Pressure: 0.86 barg / Design Temperature: Bellows 560 °C – 350 °C Pipe
  • Medium: Flue Gas

 2 units FLUE GAS DOUBLE GIMBAL COLD WALL

  • I.D. 2409 Length: 5000 mm      
  • Inconel 625 LCF bellows
  • Design Pressure: 0.86 barg / Design Temperature: Bellows 560 °C – 350 °C Pipe
  • Medium: Flue Gas

1 unit HINGED EXPANSION JOINT COLD WALL

  • I.D. 2409 I.D. 2409 mm - Length: 2241 mm      
  • Inconel 625 LCF bellows
  • Design Pressure: 0.25 barg
  • Design Temperature: Bellows 560 °C – 350 °C Pipe
  • Medium: Flue Gas