How to detect tray fouling and tray damage in a beer column: A case study

Posted by Nicola Porter

Oct 14, 2016 8:46:16 AM

Scanning technology can provide a valuable insight when critical process equipment is experiencing problems and producing off-spec product. Based on the results provided, the best course of action to correct the problem can be identified in the least amount of time in order to save valuable process system downtime.

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Topics: process diagnostics systems, process diagnostics technologies, Process Diagnostics, Process Diagnostics Technology, tray fouling, Tray Damage, process equipment, beer column, mechanical integrity, trayed columns, flooded trays, fouled trays, Tru-Scan, tower scanning, tower scan

The top three questions we are asked about our tower scanning technology

Posted by Callum Grieves

Sep 29, 2016 10:01:29 AM


It is common in many oil refineries, chemical, ethanol and ammonia plants, for critical process equipment to experience problems. Issues in trayed towers such as internal tray damage, missing trays, plugged downcomers and tray foaming can all lead to off-spec production and in some cases, un-anticipated shutdowns. Scanning technology can help you avoid these scenarios by providing you with an assessment of your operating conditions, whilst your process equipment remains online. In this blog post we will feature the top three questions we are asked with regard to Trayed Towers and our Tru-Scan™ technology

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Topics: Process Diagnostics, Tru-Scan, Gamma Scanning, tower scan, tower scanning, tower gamma scan, FrothView, Tray Damage, tray fouling, flooded trays, Tray weeping, mechanical integrity, process equipment

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