Sulfuric acid alkylation technical services
Maximise the performance of your alkylation unit. As the world leader in sulfuric acid alkylation, DuPont has extensive experience and know-how that can support your alkylation unit, either on an as needed or ongoing basis. Whether it’s troubleshooting, optimizing operations, supporting maintenance, turnaround consulting, training, improving technology, debottlenecking or revamping a unit, our team can add significant value to your plant operations. DuPont has demonstrated results and is accustomed to assisting customers in real world situations such as:
• Emergency scenarios
• Loss of experience through work force reductions and retirements
• Changing feed compositions to the alkylation unit
• Dynamic marketplace drivers and cost considerations
• Aging units with operational challenges
• New grassroots units using new alkylation personnel
DuPont technical services are backed by a global network of engineers, operations and maintenance specialists that stand ready to tackle even the most complex alkylation unit problems.
ONGOING SUPPORT SERVICES
• Remote unit monitoring
• On-site operational reviews
• Subject matter expertise
• Technical Service Agreements (TSAs)
COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING SOLUTIONS
• Basic classroom training
• Operator field training
• Simulator enhanced training
• Learning management systems
PROCESS TECHNICAL SERVICES
• Turnaround support
• Unit optimization studies
• Effluent treating studies
• Acid handling and storage audits
• Operating procedure review/development
• Lab sampling & testing
• HAZOP reviews
• Safety audits
• Incident reviews
MECHANICAL TECHNICAL SERVICES
• Reactor turnaround & maintenance support
• Reliability, corrosion, metallurgical reviews
• Reactor troubleshooting
PROCESS ENGINEERING SERVICES
• Test run and model development
• Performance prediction analysis
• Unit modifications
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Reduce acid carry, acid consumption and avoid downstream equipment failures due to acid corrosion. Following the success of integrating coalescing media throughout the alkylation unit, DuPont has now successfully incorporated coalescing media in the STRATCO® acid settler vessels. Existing acid settler ...
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A commitment to innovation research and development. DuPont recognizes that continued improvement of the STRATCO® alkylation technology is critical to our customers’ success. As such, DuPont has a dedicated team of scientists and engineers focused on alkylation R&D at the STRATCO® Alkylation ...
Optimise heat transfer distribution and increase heat transfer for improved performance. 3/4” tube bundle: the ¾” tube bundle was developed in response to a desire to increase Contactor™ capacity by increasing the amount of heat transfer surface area available for a given Contactor™ ...
Maximise the performance of your alkylation unit. As the world leader in sulfuric acid alkylation, DuPont has extensive experience and know-how that can support your alkylation unit, either on an as needed or ongoing basis. Whether it’s troubleshooting, optimizing operations, supporting maintenance, ...
DuPont alkylation unit training us your key to operational excellence. Training may be difficult to justify when things are running smoothly but if you look back at many of the issues you have had in your alkylation unit, they may have been prevented with proper training. DuPont can provide a training ...
A strategic partnership to maximise alkylation unit performance. Maximizing the performance of your alkylation unit is a high priority, but challenging in today’s world with a changing workforce, increased workloads, and technology advances. DuPont can help you answer your challenges by partnering ...