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Title: Conduction cooled tube supports

In boilers, process tubes are suspended by means of support studs that are in thermal contact with and attached to the metal roof casing of the boiler and the upper bend portions of the process tubes. The support studs are sufficiently short that when the boiler is in use, the support studs are cooled by conduction of heat to the process tubes and the roof casing thereby maintaining the temperature of the stud so that it does not exceed 1400.degree. F.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2]
  1. (Mt. Tabor, NJ)
  2. (Morristown, NJ)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
865270
Report Number(s):
US 4485766
DOE Contract Number:
FC05-77ET10069
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
Exxon Research and Engineering Co. (Florham Park, NJ)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
conduction; cooled; tube; supports; boilers; process; tubes; suspended; means; support; studs; thermal; contact; attached; metal; roof; casing; boiler; upper; bend; portions; process; tubes; support; studs; sufficiently; boiler; support; studs; cooled; conduction; heat; process; tubes; roof; casing; maintaining; temperature; stud; exceed; 1400; degree; process tubes; process tubes; process tubes; process tube; process tube; process tube; thermal contact; tube support; support studs; support studs; support studs; tube supports /122/165/