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Direct Fired Heaters

As a global market leader, BIH is a specialist in designing, engineering, supplying and manufacturing direct fired process heater systems to the downstream oil, gas and petrochemical industries. BIH provide high integrity solutions for a wide range of diverse applications that meet Client’s challenges with reliable, safe and cost-efficient solutions that have minimal environmental impact.

Direct Fired Heaters are designed to international standards such as API 560 or ISO13705 as a norm. In supplying heaters worldwide, BIH take into consideration the national standards of the country of installation; for example PED in Europe, ARH in Algeria, CU TR in Russia.

Direct Fired Heaters have historically been at the heart of refineries and BIH have supplied numerous crude and vacuum heaters for this purpose. The development into petrochemicals and gas has meant that BIH Fired Heaters are installed in many different processes including:

  • Hydrotreating
  • Visbreaking
  • Hydrocracking
  • LNG
  • Thermal Cracking

  • Isomerisation
  • Hydrodesulfurization
  • Naphtha Reforming
  • Gas to Liquids
  • LAB

  • Propylene
  • Propane
  • Dehydrogeneration
  • Styrene Monomer
  • Steam Methane

  • Solvent Desphalting
  • Titanium Dioxide
  • Reboiling

The type of Direct Fired Heaters supplied on these processes are diverse:

  • Crude Heaters
  • Vacuum Heaters
  • Cokers
  • Hydrocrackers
  • Visbreakers
  • Reboiler Heaters
  • Charge Heaters
  • Platformers
  • Arbor Tube Heaters
  • Steam Superheaters
  • Hot Oil Heaters
  • Aromatic Furnaces
  • TiCl4 Heaters
  • Oxygen Heaters
  • Crackers
  • Regeneration Gas Heaters
  • Natural Gas Heaters
  • Reformers
  • Thermal Crackers

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