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Ethylene Unit Pyrolysis Furnace Opportunity

& Strategic Improvements


Karl Kolmetz

Sharipah Jalil - Presenter

Cyron Anthony Soyza

Charles D. Nolidin


Presented At
7th ASEAN Regional Olefins Producers
Technical Conference
16-18 September 2002
Awana Kijal Resort
Kerteh, Malaysia



This presentation covers ethylene furnace opportunities including

1) Furnace layout,

2) Radiant Coil Elongation,

3) Convection tube bowing,

4) Shadow box hot-spots,

5) U-bend erosion

6) Radiant Coil Thermal shock

and Conclusions.