Shell Schoepentoeter™ and Schoepentoeter Plus™

Uniform separation with the Shell Schoepentoeter range

The Schoepentoeter™ is a proprietary Shell vane type inlet device that is used to introduce gas/liquid mixtures into a vessel or column.
The Schoepentoeter Plus™ is an advanced vane feed inlet device with significantly improved de-entrainment efficiency.

Shell Schoepentoeter™ inlet device
Main benefits
  • For a considerable reduction of the vessel height and inlet nozzle sizes compared to conventional inlet devices
  • Suitable for installation in horizontal or vertical separators
Main applications
  • Bulk inlet separation of vapour and liquid phases
  • Gas/liquid separation processes
  • Oil/gas upstream
  • Refinery

 

Technology

Technology

The purpose of a Schoepentoeter™ and Schoepentoeter Plus™ is to decrease the momentum of the feed, perform a first stage separation of solids and liquid from the vapor, and achieve an even vapor distribution across the vessel cross section. This is obtained by splitting the feed mixture into a series of flat jets.

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