AN APPARATUS FOR PREVENTING PLUG FORMATION IN A SHUTDOWN SLURRY PIPELINE

An apparatus for preventing plug formation in a shutdown slurry pipeline comprises a series of battles located along the bottom of the pipe at right angles to the flow direction in the inclined portions of the pipeline where a plug is likely to form because of slumping and compacting of the solid phase of the slurry.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • U.S. Patent Classification Number C1.302/64.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Shell Oil Company

    50 West 50th Street
    New York, NY  USA  10020
  • Authors:
    • Wicks III, M
  • Publication Date: 1971-9-14

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00056295
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Petroleum Institute
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Patent
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1974 12:00AM