Turnaround Support

September 21, 2020

Nexus Rebuilds Hydrocracker Furnace

Inspection indicated signs of creep stress and deterioration in radiant and convection sections of furnace. A client’s inspection of the 1960’s vintage furnace identified that the tubes in the radiant sections showed signs of creep stress and required replacement. This inspection also showed other deterioration issues in the radiant section, convection section and large bore duct to the SCR from the furnace stack. With only a short amount of time remaining before the Hydrocracker planned turnaround, the challenge...