E-8 Indirect Fired Heaters

E-8 Indirect Fired Heaters


INDIRECT FIRED HEATERS (40 pages and 29 photographs and illustrations) This manual describes firetube type heaters and covers the principles of heat transfer and procedures to operate and troubleshoot them. Both Metric and English units of measurement are used so students can work in units with which they are familiar.

Covered Subjects:

  • Description of heaters and the components in a typical oilfield heater
  • The fuel control system
  • Flame arrestors for the burner and stack
  • Heat transfer process in a firetube
  • Calculating the duty of various heaters
  • Procedures for start-up and shutdown, and routine operating checks
  • Procedures for controlling the fuel rate and adjusting the burner for proper flame pattern
  • Procedures for troubleshooting typical operating problems
  • Illustrations of various safety devices are shown

 Questions and problems are included throughout the text with answers in the back that allow students to check their understanding of the subject.

 Estimated self-study time: 8 hours

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E-8 Indirect Fired Heaters - Knowledge Validation Test CD

The E-8 Knowledge Validation Test CD, is a CD disc that has all of the photographs, diagrams, illustrations and examples as printed in the E-8 training manual combined in a .pdf file.

Answers to both SI and USCS unit validation test questions in the manual are included along with scoring information. Multiple Knowledge Validation Test CD orders will be combined onto a single disc.

An experienced PLP instructor can travel to your site to lead a classroom training program. Contact PLP for more information.

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