Equipment Start Up Blakely - 2002
Safety markers for hot zones and then warm up.
During warm up a mislabeled control point allowed this heater to get to hot. Repaired the next day but halted the test run.
Later as we started the pyrolysis system an airlock began to stick as it is warmed up.
After removing the safety shields, it was clear a pin had sheared.
Light gage pins are designed to give so that nothing gets damaged
After inspection, it was determined nothing was damaged it was just that the brass metal seals needed be brought slowly up to temperature and allowed to wear to the proper clearance.