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"train" In Chemical Plant

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#1 seuenergy


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Posted 14 September 2022 - 02:02 AM

Dear all,


Why chemical plant call parallel unit as Train A and Train B? So why "Train" used here?

#2 breizh


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Posted 14 September 2022 - 04:16 AM   Best Answer


Imagine successive equipment, equipment in series like reactors, distillation columns, similar to consecutive carriages in a train.


#3 horatorres


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Posted 22 September 2022 - 10:41 PM

It is usual to name train when there are 2  equal process units in the same chemical plant




#4 latexman


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Posted 23 September 2022 - 05:30 AM

And, "us" Engineers run the trains!

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