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What is 'HSS mode' on a heater?
21/04/2016 A: ARUN RS, INDIAN OIL CORPORATION LTD, arunrskmr@gmail.com
High Steam Standby in cracker unit. as feed withdrawn and furnace in hot conditions and steam is venting. this is for short shutdown.
08/03/2012 A: Vasant L Bhirud, Ethylene Consultants, vlbhirud@yahoo.com
HSS Mode stands for Hot Steam Standby (in ethylene cracking) where heater runs on dilution steam only. No hydrocarbons are cracked in the heater.