Project details

Drying tower

CustomerBASF
LocationAntwerp, Belgium,
Project executed on2008
Technical specificationPressureDesign: 6 barg Operating: 5 barg Testing: 8 barg
MeasurementsDN: 2,250 mm Height: 22,000 mm
MediumHCL, CL2, H2SO4, H2O mixture
MaterialPVDF/GRP
Temperature60˚C
Market segmentChemical processing

Project description

BASF choose Plasticon Composites to be responsible for the mechanical design together with Solico. The chemical process design has been executed by BASF in Ludwigshafen. Besides the design Plasticon Composites was responsible for the manufacturing and installation of the 22 meter high drying tower on site. The drying tower is used for the removal of CL2 vapour out of the gas stream.