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Removal of Iron Carbonate Deposits From Heat Exchangers Used in Ammonia Production Using Tech Sonic Cleaning

A sample of the FeCO3fouling removed from the tube side of the heat exchanger.

The use of ultrasonic technology for cleaning refinery and chemical plant components has been undertaken by Tech Sonic since 2003.

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Off-Line Ultrasonic Cleaning – Restoring as Built Performance During Turnarounds

Gwen van de Bilt, Field Supervisor, Waste and Cleaning, Shell Moerdijk

Typical Wedge Wire filter for cleaning, multiple filters can be cleaned at the same time with only a low-pressure rinse.

In April 2013 the Shell Moerdijk Chemicals plant conducted the biggest–ever TA event in the history of the site. One of the successes we had involved employing off-line ultrasonic cleaning.

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Tech Sonic Cleaning System Helps ConocoPhillips Neutralize
and Clean Valve

Monel Plug valve after cleaning.

ConocoPhillips is one of the largest refiners in the United States. Its Ponca City, Oklahoma refiner , with a crude oil processing capacity of 187,000 per day, processes a mixture of light, medium...

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Upgrader Equipment Gets The Spa Treatment

Tanya Ristoff, Communications Manager, Shell Scotford

Pictured here –an exchanger bundle is lowered into an ultrasonic bath by crane.

At first glance, it looks like a big equipment soaker tub, but there’s much more than meets the eye when it comes to Tech Sonic Services’ ultrasonic wash technology.

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A sample of the FeCO3fouling removed from the tube side of the heat exchanger.


The use of ultrasonic technology for cleaning refinery and chemical plant components has been undertaken by Tech Sonic since 2003.

Download Case Study

Gwen van de Bilt, Field Supervisor, Waste and Cleaning, Shell Moerdijk

Typical Wedge Wire filter for cleaning, multiple filters can be cleaned at the same time with only a low-pressure rinse.


In April 2013 the Shell Moerdijk Chemicals plant conducted the biggest–ever TA event in the history of the site. One of the successes we had involved employing off-line ultrasonic cleaning.

Download Case Study

Monel Plug valve after cleaning.


ConocoPhillips is one of the largest refiners in the United States. Its Ponca City, Oklahoma refiner , with a crude oil processing capacity of 187,000 per day, processes a mixture of light, medium...

Download Case Study

Tanya Ristoff, Communications Manager, Shell Scotford

Pictured here – an exchanger bundle is lowered into an ultrasonic bath by crane.


At first glance, it looks like a big equipment soaker tub, but there’s much more than meets the eye when it comes to Tech Sonic Services’ ultrasonic wash technology.

Download Case Study