Patent 2007258214

An advanced fired heater unit for use in refinery and petro-chemical applications

Abstract

A fired heater unit is disclosed having at least one radiant heating section with each of the at least one radiant heating section having a heating element located therein. The unit includes a convection section operatively connected to the at least one radiant heating section, wherein the convection section having at least one vertically oriented convection tube. Each of the at least one convection tube being operatively connected to the at least one radiant heating section. Each of the at least one convection tube includes an inner tube having process fluid flowing therethrough, wherein the process fluid being heated by the at least one radiant heating section, and an outer tube extending along a predetermined portion of the inner tube, wherein the outer tube is spaced from the inner tube to form a flow path therebetween.

Information

Australian application number
2007258214
Country
US
Status
Granted
Type
Standard
Applicant
ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company, (US)
Application year
2008

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