IN A SLURRY PIPELINE INCLUDING A DESCENDING AND AN ASCENDING LEG

In a slurry pipeline including a descending and an ascending leg, the lowermost portion where compacted solids are liable to settle out upon shutdown consists of pipe sections of progressively larger diameter in the direction of flow, to facilitate resuspension of solids when operation is restarted.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • U.S. Patent Classification No. C1.302/14.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Shell Oil Company

    50 West 50th Street
    New York, NY  USA  10020
  • Authors:
    • Titus, P E
  • Publication Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00056312
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Petroleum Institute
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Z D D
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1974 12:00AM