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Thermal Decomposition: A Technique for Cleaning Process Equipment

Cleaning of heat exchangers, filter pots, extruders, and other types of process equipment is typically done through mechanical means with the use of pressurized water. However, there are situations in which a process known as pyrolysis, or thermal decomposition, a technique that utilizes heat rather than water to break down foulants, might be more effective than these traditional cleaning methods...

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