Reboiler Selection Chart

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FLUID FOULING CHARACTERISTICS RELATIVELY CLEAN SERVICE

FOULING SERVICE

VERY HEAVY

EXTENT OF FOULING

LOW TO MODERATELY HEAVY

VERY HIGH

VISCOSITY

LOW TO MODERATELY HIGH

LESS THAN ATMOSPHERIC

GREATER THAN ATMOSPHERIC

PRESSURE

SMALL TO MODERATE

AREA

LARGE

PUMPTHROUGH REBOILER

KETTLE REBOILER PUMPTHROUGH REBOILER (CRITICAL OPERATIONS)

VERTICAL THERMOSIPHON HORIZONTAL THERMOSIPHON

PUMP-THROUGH REBOILER

INTERNAL REBOILER VERTICAL THERMOSIPHON

KETTLE REBOILER
VERTICAL THERMOSIPHON

KETTLE REBOILER

SYMBOLS FOR VARIOUS TYPES OF REBOILERS
VAPOR
HEAT MEDIUM IN VAPOR & LIQUID VAPOR & LIQUID HEAT MEDIUM IN

HEAT MEDIUM IN
BOTTOMS

FEED

HEAT MEDIUM OUT HEAT MEDIUM OUT

KETTLE REBOILER
HEAT MEDIUM OUT

FEED

PUMP-THROUGH REBOILER VERTCIAL

FEED