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Insulation C3 Splitter New PDH Antwerp

Belgium, Chemicals

Project: Insulation C3 Splitter New PDH Antwerp
Owner: Borealis
Executing Company: KAEFER België NV
Services Executed: Insulation, Scaffolding
Employees on site: 35
Time frame: 2020

One of the largest equipment ever delivered to the Port of Antwerp in one piece by ship for Borealis' propane dehydrogenation plant (PDH) in Kallo, Belgium. The propylene splitter is a distillation column to split propane from propylene. With a length of 105 metres, a width of 10 metres and a weight of 1,600 tonnes, the splitter is an important element of Borealis’ new plant and will eventually define the location’s skyline. The plant will have a targeted annual production capacity of 750 kilotons p.a., making it one of the largest facilities in the world. Production is expected to start by the end of 2022.

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Insulation C3 Splitter New PDH Antwerp

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