Providing real time measurement technologies to assist with critical decision making. Tracerco Scanning Services TRU-SCAN® Application. Do you have problems with the operation of your stripper/absorber or fractionation tower? Is this limiting production? Do you want to reduce your operating costs? Do you want to reduce your shutdown time?
Tracerco’s Tru-Scan™ technology, utilizing FrothView™, is used to evaluate the mechanical integrity and hydraulic performance of trayed columns by measuring the total or true froth height on tray decks and liquid backup in downcomers. Damaged or missing trays, plugged downcomers, feed issues, and tray fouling are examples of problems with columns that can be diagnosed with a Tru-Scan™.
Tracerco scanning services have a proven track record with over 40 years of experience in assisting with plant start-ups, pre-shutdown planning and operational trouble-shooting.
A Tru-Scan™ is generally performed without any preparation to the tower i.e. no insulation is removed. Tracerco’s TRU-SCAN® service has proven to be cost effective by reducing off-spec production and equipment downtime. In today’s highly competitive refining, petrochemical, and chemical processing markets, more customers are using Tru-Scan™ information to determine plant bottlenecks and optimize performance.
- Corrosion and Fouling Control
- Fired Heaters, Furnaces and Boilers
- Gas Processing and Treatment
- Maintenance and Reliability
- Process Engineering
- Column, Reactor Internals, Screens and Packings
- Sulphur Removal and Recovery
- Amine Management
- LNG, NGL and GTL
- Emissions Reduction
- Process Chemicals
- Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ)
- Measurement and Testing Devices
- Storage Tanks and Terminals
- Crude and Vacuum Units
- Revamps and Turnarounds
- Mass Transfer
- Pipeline Engineering
- Air Separation Units
- Power Generation
- Tube Bundles
- Heat Exchangers
- Propylene Maximisation
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