Environmental and Safety Considerations for Olefins Conversion Unit

International Journal of Chemical Engineering Research
© 2023 by SSRG - IJCER Journal
Volume 10 Issue 1
Year of Publication : 2023
Authors : Ravi Kiran Dasari
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Ravi Kiran Dasari, "Environmental and Safety Considerations for Olefins Conversion Unit," SSRG International Journal of Chemical Engineering Research, vol. 10,  no. 1, pp. 1-6, 2023. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23945370/IJCER-V10I1P101


The olefins conversion process, like any other process, involves a certain amount of risk. As this unit operates with highly volatile and flammable liquids and gases, additional safety precautions must be taken. All personnel connected with the operation and maintenance of this unit should have a clear understanding of the hazards involved and the possible results of careless operation or careless use of tools in the plant area. All vessels and equipment have been designed for handling the liquid and gases at temperatures and pressure, which may exist in the unit's normal operation. Safety and depressurizing valves have been provided to relieve excessive pressure. Lines or vessels containing liquids should not be "blocked in" with no means of relieving pressure which might be generated due to an increase in temperature


Leaks, Catalyst Handling and Dumping, Pressure relief, Fire protection, Extreme temperature.


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