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Uhde offers its customers many years of expertise and experience in chemical plant engineering - from the execution of process studies to the handling of projects on an EPC basis.
We offer a highly competitive technology for the production of nitric acid in the range up to more than 2000 mtpd.
Based on customer-specific requirements an optimized process concept is developed, taking into account capital expenditure and operating cost. Both, mono-pressure and dual-pressure processes are available.
Plants can be designed for applications in fertilizer or explosives industries (usually approx. 60% nitric acid concentration), or for the chemical industry (up to 68% nitric acid concentration, azeotropic acid).
More than 130 references for all process variants since 1958, 23 references in the 21st century
High reliability and on-stream time
High energy efficiency
Long campaigns up to 12 months
Up to date equipment referenced (e.g. NAMAX – the newest generation of an inline nitric acid machine train)
Patented designs of key equipment
Long lifetimes of plant e.g. by specially suited material selection
Uhde provides services from concept studies to turn-key plants, as well as operations and maintenance.