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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
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