The Antipinsky Oil Refinery has completed the installation of two coke drums for the delayed tar carbonization unit. The installation works were performed on December 12 – 15. The weight of each drum is over 450 tons, the height is over 40 m. The height of the foundation where the drums were installed is 26 m. At the moment, the highest point of the equipment is at the elevation of 46 m, and once the installation of metal structures and the waterjet cutting unit has been completed, the height thereof will reach 118 m.
The coke drums were installed by SOP&G contractor organization using two cranes. The lifting capacity of the main crane was 1350 tons, the height of its boom reached 96m. The lifting capacity of the auxiliary crane was 350 tons. It took 50 trucks to transport each crane. All lifting mechanisms were brought to and assembled directly at the coke drums assembly site.
To remind our readers, coke drums are the main element of the delayed coking unit being part of the combined deferred tar carbonization unit with a fuel oil vacuum distillation module.