API STD 560
Fired Heaters for General Refinery Services
|Publication Date:||1 May 2001|
This standard covers the minimum requirements for the design, materials, fabrication, inspection, testing, preparation for shipment, and erection of fired heaters, air preheaters, fans and burners for general refinery service.
A fired heater is an exchanger that transfers heat from the combustion of fuel 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 checklist (see Appendix B).