Technical Services for
STRATCO® Alkylation Technology
As the world leader in sulfuric acid alkylation, DuPont has extensive experience to support your alkylation unit from commissioning and startup through operation decades after startup. DuPont technical services are backed by a global network of engineers, operations, and maintenance specialists who stand ready to tackle even the most complex alkylation unit problems.
Maximizing your performance through our Technical Services
Maximizing the performance of your alkylation unit is a high priority, but challenging in today’s world with a changing workforce, increased workloads, and technology advances. DuPont can help refineries address these challenges with a Technical Services Agreement (TSA).
The TSA was developed to provide our customers with a team of technical support professionals utilizing all expertise from DuPont. Services under the TSA can assist in improving safety, increasing reliability, and optimizing alkylation unit performance, thereby resulting in enhanced unit profitability.
One year or multiyear agreement
A dedicated team monitors operating parameters
Regularly scheduled site reviews/visits
Technical specialists conduct troubleshooting
Each TSA is custom tailored for refinery plant needs
Decreased acid consumption
– Decreased unit corrosion
– Longer equipment life
– Fewer unplanned outages
Improved alkylate quality
Increased alkylation unit capacity
Well trained operators and supervisors
Our highly knowledgeable technical services staff can help you through pre-startup inspections, commissioning, and startup of alkylation units to help you achieve the best possible startup. Startup assistance can be provided for new grassroots alkylation units, existing units, and revamped units. Existing units can benefit greatly from having our experienced startup engineers review and assist during startup.
DuPont technical service personnel stand ready to assist you with troubleshooting your alkylation unit when challenges occur. Troubleshooting can be from the home office or onsite as required. Our extensive experience allows us to help you resolve your challenges quickly and efficiently.
DuPont has highly experienced mechanical technical personnel available to assist with your STRATCO® Contactor™ Reactor needs including troubleshooting, inspection services, normal maintenance activities, and training.
DuPont experts can provide a variety of operational studies tailored to each refinery’s needs and goals. Studies (often referred to as TEAM studies) generally include both review of the alkylation unit design and operating data, as well as onsite reviews and discussions with refinery engineering, operations, and maintenance personnel. These studies can provide recommendations for procedure changes, changes in operational practices, and design or equipment changes with results including improved reliability, increased capacity, decreased corrosion, and reduced acid consumption.