One of Europe’s largest refineries contacted Tube Tech to solve a fouling challenge. The refinery contributes an estimated £60 million each year to the local economy and will also house the UK’s first low-carbon hydrogen facility.
Tube Tech deployed its patented fouling removal robot to tackle fouling within a steam methane reformer furnace’s convection bank tubes.
Cleaning heat exchangers on the world’s largest FPSO floating platform in Nigeria to IRIS standard first time every time
This was the first time the gas coolers had been cleaned for a detailed integrity inspection since the unit was built three years ago.
Tube Tech was contracted by a liquified natural gas (LNG) plant in Nigeria. The plant required IRIS and Eddy current inspection work on various heat exchangers.
Tube Tech was asked to salvage equipment previously deemed uncleanable after it was left in a wet yard for two years.
The convection section of a Primary Reformer Furnace was heavily fouled as it had never before been cleaned and fouling was affecting efficiency.
Tube Tech Develops Bespoke Cleaning and Inspection Solution for Arbor Radiant Coil at Petrochemical Plant in Saudi Arabia
A major petrochemical plant based in the Al-Jubail area of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia contacted Tube Tech to develop a bespoke solution to remove fouling from the internal surfaces of radiant tubes within one of its fired heaters.
A global food manufacturer based in Gloucester, UK contacted Tube Tech to complete ultra high-pressure water jetting of its heavily fouled shell and tube condenser. The client required a quick turnaround as the fouling posed a risk of contamination and potential violation of food safety regulations.
A large chemical manufacturer in Saltend, Hull, UK recently contacted specialist cleaning company Tube Tech. The facility was experiencing a build-up of fouling on its tube bores which was having a significant impact on heat transfer capability and productivity.
Having tried to clean their TWISTED TUBE Heat Exchangers by Koch Heat Transfer several times, this South African refinery required advanced cleaning techniques to remove both shell side and tube side fouling.