Record exchanger installed in Saudi Arabian olefins project

One of the largest heat exchangers of its type has been installed for Arabian Petrochemical Co., Petrokemya, by Altec International LP (now Chart Heat Exchangers), La Crosse, Wis.The contract was for brazed aluminum heat exchangers and related assemblies for Arabian Petrochemical's new Olefins-III plant in Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia. Here is one of two cores that will be placed inside the steel shell of a Core-in-Kettle exchanger for Arabian Petrochemical Co., Petrokemya. The brazed aluminum plate-fin core is 48 x 123 x 300 in. and weighs 82,000 lb (Photo courtesy of Chart Heat Exchangers, La Crosse, Wis.).Click here to enlarge imagenullAltec provided 14 brazed aluminum heat exchanger a...

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