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Thermal Desorption Unit (Drill Cuttings, 1 TPH)

Location: Shanghai, China

Vulcan® Drying Systems personnel designed a plant for a client in Shanghai, China to remediate oil based drilling muds. It is mounted on three flat-bed trailers for easy mobility. The TDU's effort is aimed to reduce landfilling and to recycle valuable hydrocarbons.

The system was designed to process 1.0 TPH of oil based drilling muds. The system uses natural gas burners.

Equipment Included:

  • Solids Feed & Discharge Equipment
  • Kiln Feed Screw Conveyor
  • Primary Burners
  • Primary Combustion Blower
  • Primary Treatment Unit
  • Vapor Recovery Unit
  • Oil Ejector Condenser
  • Water Ejector Condenser
  • Oil Water Separator
  • Thermal Oxidizer