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I'm working on Kerosene hydrotreating unit simulation to remove sulphur from kerosene by using hydrogen. What are the possible components when it mixed?
04/05/2014 A: Eric Vetters, ProCorr Consulting Services, ewvetters@yahoo.com
For the reactor feed, your simulation components will be whatever is in the make up hydrogen plus whatever pseudocomponents you create to represent your kerosine stream. For the reactor effluent you will also have H2S and NH3 along with some small amounts of gases formed in the reactor (methane, ethane, etc.) Hydrogen is reduced by the chemical consumption in the reactor. If the unit is licensed the licensor design should give you a good starting point.
01/05/2014 A: Sridhar Balakrishnan, Bharat Oman Refineries Limited , laksrid@yahoo.com
The hydrotreating of kerosene will remove sulphur species; it depends upon type of hydrotreating process we are going for . Mild hydrotreating removes sulphur species like Mercaptans, sulphides etc. If it is an intensive hydrotreating, it converts almost every sulphur species, even sulphur species like thiophene, keeping only monoaromatcs alone with the kerosene. Mostly triaromatics and diaromatics also gets converted i.e hydrotreated