API STD 560
Fired Heaters for General Refinery Services
|Publication Date:||1 January 1995|
1.1.1 This standard covers the minimum requirements for the design, materials, fabrication, inspection, testing, preparation for shipment, and erection of fired heaters, air pre-heaters, fans, and burners for general refinery service.
1.1.2 In a fired heater, heat liberated by the combustion of fuels is transferred to fluids contained in tubular coils within an internally insulated enclosure.
Note: A bullet (•) at the beginning of a paragraph indicates that a decision by the purchaser is required. These decisions should be indicated on the data sheets (see Appendix A) or stated in the inquiry or purchase order. Decisions should be indicated on the check list (see Appendix B).