Water-injected flare tips reduce radiated heat, noise

05/06/2002
Several case studies illustrate the benefits of an ultra-low radiation, water-injected, sonic flare tip. This equipment can:Lower costs for new facilities by reducing structural requirements.Reduce costs for modifying existing structures.Lower maintenance costs because of a longer tip life.Reduce unplanned shutdowns because of tip failures.Lower installation costs by using a helicopter or nominal lifting equipment.The modular design of these flare tips provide flexibility to accommodate varying flaring rates by providing spare nozzles for additional sonic tips or permitting nozzles to be sealed with blind flanges as tips are removed.Offshore flaresOffshore facilities employ flaring system...
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