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New Tube Tech Distributor for Spain and Portugal

Integrated Global Services (IGS), has announced an exclusive long-term distribution partnership with industrial instruments and services company Iberfluid Instruments, that will increase the availability of IGS services, including Tube Tech fouling removal, across Spain and Portugal. Under the new partnership, Iberfluid Instruments, with offices in Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Seville, and Lisbon, will distribute the full […]

Written by on March 1, 2023

5 Reasons Why Convection Section Fouling Removal is the Key to Maintaining Plant Efficiency

Fired heater convection tubes can be difficult to clean effectively, but it is crucial to maintaining plant efficiency and production rate. Fired heaters have the greatest running cost of fixed equipment in refineries and petrochemical sites, and need to be cleaned regularly to prevent fouling or blockages from causing unplanned outages and reduced performance. 1. […]

Written by on December 14, 2022

Tube Tech is a proud participant in the SPRINT Robotics Collaborative

We are pleased to announce that we have been enrolled as an Associate Participant in the SPRINT Robotics Collaborative. Launched in 2015, the SPRINT Robotics Collaborative is “an industry-driven initiative that promoted the development, availability and application of robotics techniques in technical inspections, maintenance and operation of capital-intensive infrastructure”. The not-for-profit organization was founded by […]

Written by on December 1, 2022

Upcoming Webinars: Energy Efficiency in Reformers

Register to watch two upcoming webinars and learn more about energy efficiency in CRUs, Texas Towers, and Ammonia Reformers. You can join us live to ask your questions, or you can register to watch on-demand. Presenters will include Christian Chanel, VP at Tube Tech and Larry Emch, an IGS fired heater efficiency expert. 1. CRU Energy […]

Written by on November 18, 2022

5 Types of Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers and How They Work

Introduction Shell and tube heat exchangers are the most widely used and are among the most effective means of heat exchange. A shell and tube heat exchanger is a device where two working fluids exchange heat by thermal contact using tubes housed within a cylindrical shell. The fluid temperature inside the shell and tube are […]

Written by on November 4, 2022

Tyrone Fouchs Wins the 2022 IGS Way Award

As an Integrated Global Services solution, we pride ourselves in doing things “the IGS Way”. IGS are always looking for individuals who share its core values of respect, reliability, innovation, and excellence. The culture of IGS is team-based and performance-orientated, which challenges employees and rewards them for excelling. What is the IGS Way? The annual […]

Written by on November 4, 2022

We are Hiring! Join our Water Jetting Team

Job Description Salary: £23,400 + competitive overtime Travel: 80% of time spent travelling in the UK and overseas Job purpose: To undertake specialist high pressure (HP) and ultra-high pressure (UHP) jetting & specialist industrial cleaning and the use of automated systems. Reports to: Lead Supervisor (in their absence the workshop Manager) People management responsibilities: None […]

Written by on July 20, 2022

Tube Tech Develops Bespoke Cleaning and Inspection Solution for Arbor Radiant Coil at Petrochemical Plant in Saudi Arabia

Our team has recently completed a cleaning and inspection project at a major petrochemical plant based in the Al-Jubail area of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The client contacted us with their challenge, and after a thorough inspection and issue identification process, we were able to develop a bespoke solution to remove fouling from the […]

Written by on June 24, 2022

Tube Tech Restores Convection Section at Petrochemical Plant in Bangkok

A major petrochemical plant located in Bangkok, Thailand contacted us to resolve heavy fouling issues on the tubes/fins in one of its heater convection sections. The fouling was causing the asset to run at a significantly reduced output, so the client called upon us to implement our remotely operated technology to restore the asset to […]

Written by on April 27, 2022