"incident of tube rupture in a furnace"

Question:

"What to do in a eventual case of tube rupture in a furnace? What are the consequence of a spill in the cell of the furnace and the following procedures to ceased the incident? Is only corrosion to blame?"

Answer:

We are not sufficiently proficient in heater or furnace operations to answer your operation related questions. Perhaps one of our other visitors can help you. As for why a tube might rupture, several explanations are possible, including general overheating, localized impingement, internal coking, and possibly corrosion, depending on the process.

 

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