SIGHT-GLASS DEGRADATION IN UREA CARBAMATE SOLUTION

Authors

  • Dikdik Yuliana Departement of Reliability, PT. Pupuk Sriwidjaja Palembang. Indonesia
  • Hengki Irawan Departement of Reliability, PT. Pupuk Sriwidjaja Palembang. Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51630/ijes.v3i1.34

Keywords:

soda-lime fused glass, sight glass corrosion, carbamate solution

Abstract

In the industrial environment, a sight glass acts as a gauge for the fluid level in a pressure vessel. Sight glass must have the following physical properties: clarity (clear enough to view the fluid in the vessel), hardness (not easily broken), thermal shock resistance, and corrosion resistance. A historical investigation of the equipment placed in the High-Pressure Decomposer (HPD) unit of the Urea Plant-X and Plant-Y has a pressure of 17 Bar and a temperature of 124-155oC, yielded an analysis of sight glass degradation in carbamate solution. The sight glass that was installed is soda-lime fused glass. The average is based on the equipment's history.

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Published

2022-07-16

How to Cite

Yuliana, D., & Irawan, H. (2022). SIGHT-GLASS DEGRADATION IN UREA CARBAMATE SOLUTION. Indonesian Journal of Engineering and Science, 3(1), 041–045. https://doi.org/10.51630/ijes.v3i1.34