356091 Catacarb Carry over Incident Causing Gigantic Production Loss

Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 9:22 AM
Crystal Ballroom C/D (Hilton Atlanta)
Muhammad Hashim, Technical, Fatima Fertilizer Company Sadiqabad Pakistan, Sadiqabad, PR, Pakistan and Abdul Ghani, Technical, Fatima Fertilizer Compnay, Sadiqabad, Pakistan

From 31st August to 12th October 2012 Fatima Fertilizer Ammonia Plant faced massive catacarb foaming in Towers subsequently carry over to Methanator 4 times during this time period causing gigantic Production Loss. This paper describes how the problem was analyzed, the sequence of events, which tests were performed after consulting with Vendor and how the problem was eventually solved.

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