Alfa Laval Packinox for pyrolysis gasoline hydrogenation

Alfa Laval Packinox’s Standard Combined Feed/Effluent Heat Exchanger for cracked gasoline hydrogenation units has proved to be a financially – and environmentally – advantageous solution for this application.

DATE 2023-11-28

The example below shows how an aromatic gasoline hydrogenation unit (fig. 1) retrofitted with a single Alfa Laval Packinox Standard Combined Feed/Effluent Heat Exchanger in 1995 (fig. 2) was able to replace three tubular heat exchangers used to pre-heat the feed and H2.

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The Packinox design is the largest type of plate heat exchanger currently available anywhere in the world.

 Alfa Laval Packinox