Formaldehyde Plant - 60,000 TPY

Formaldehyde Plant - 60,000 TPY
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Description

Used 60,000 TPY formaldehyde plant. Started in 1987, reactor upgrade in 1992, shut down in 2012. Two (2) independent reactors, each 30,000 TPY capacity. Iron molybdenum based catalyst from Sud Chemie, Topsoe, Lonza, Perstrop or other suppliers. 8052 stainless steel tubes in each reactor. Tube diameter 25.4 mm, thickness 1.65 mm, length 1000 mm. Formaldehyde product concentration 37 – 50 wt.%, methanol less than 1 wt.%, formic acid less than 200 ppm. Consumption per metric ton of formaldehyde 37% product: 415 kg methanol, 85 KWh, 450 – 500 Kg process water, 600 Kg steam (produced). Potential to produce urea formaldehyde. Full engineering services available.

Major Equipment
• Molten salt circulation pump
• Formaldehyde absorption column
• Methanol saturation column
• Air filter
• Steam generator
• Methanol cooler
• Formaldehyde cooler
• First & Second section cooler
• Reaction gas preheater
• Reaction gas cooler
• Recycle gas preheater
• Air blower
• Recycle gas blower
• Reactor
• Air-methanol static mixer
Products

Formaldehyde

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