Mechanical Requirements for Trays


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Mechanical Requirements for Trays
10103021030900Mechanical Requirements for TraysThe mechanical requirements for trays affect both their mechanical integrity and their performance. Inadequate catering for these requirements may lead to accelerated corrosion, damaged internals, excessive leakage, hazards to personnel working inside the column, difficulty in cleaning and maintaining trays and internals, and excessively prolonged startups and shutdowns. Some of these factors may in turn cause poor efficiency, premature flooding, or rapid deterioration of performance in service.This chapter reviews common practices concerning materials of construction, thicknesses, supports, fastening, levelness, thermal expansion, manway…
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Henry Z. Kister: Distillation Operation. Mechanical Requirements for Trays, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 1990), AccessEngineering Export