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1. (WO2014204943) VERTICAL SULFUR CONDENSER FOR CLAUS UNIT

Pub. No.:    WO/2014/204943    International Application No.:    PCT/US2014/042709
Publication Date: Thu Dec 25 00:59:59 CET 2014 International Filing Date: Wed Jun 18 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: B01D 53/48
C01B 17/04
F28B 1/00
Applicants: PHILLIPS 66 COMPANY
KELLER, Alfred E.
Inventors: KELLER, Alfred E.
Title: VERTICAL SULFUR CONDENSER FOR CLAUS UNIT
Abstract:
A vertically oriented sulfur condenser may employ a plurality of condenser tubes arranged longitudinally within an exterior casing, a liquid sulfur reservoir at a longitudinal end of the sulfur condenser, and a condenser tube wall of at least one of the plurality of condenser tubes that protrudes into and below a liquid sulfur reservoir. A catalyst may be located within the liquid sulfur reservoir. A liquid sulfur outlet may be located at the liquid sulfur surface. A Claus process gas inlet may be proximate a first end of the plurality of condenser tubes. A first tube sheet may connect to and seal an end of the plurality of condenser tubes proximate a first end of the plurality of condenser tubes. A second tube sheet may connect to and seals with the plurality of condenser tubes and the exterior casing proximate a second end of the plurality of condenser tubes.