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API Plan 62 Quench from External Source

API Plan 62 delivers an external quench fluid to the atmospheric side of the seal. A typical application in a refinery is the prevention of coking on seal faces in hot hydrocarbon service by employing a steam quench. Nitrogen or clean water may also be used to quench or cool and clean the atmospheric side of the seal.

API Plan 62
API Plan 62
Kit contents shown solid and include some optional components.

This plan:

Prevents the formation of, or clears, solids from the atmospheric side of the seal faces

Plan 62 is available as a kit of components ready for field assembly. Kit contents may include:

  • Swagelok tube fittings
  • V series 2-valve manifold
  • CH series check valves
  • N series needle valves
  • PGI series gauges
  • Swagelok pipe fittings
  • Bimetal thermometer
  • TTW series thermowell tee
  • TVA series steam trap test station
  • Steam trap
  • Pipe nipple

See page 77 of the Mechanical Seal Support Systems Application Guide for additional details and ordering information. Contact your authorized Swagelok sales and service center for information on optional components.

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