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IBE Ingenieurbüro Esper GmbH


Troubleshooting concept for columns

  • Definition of problem
  • Hydraulic rating of internals, if internal loading is available

If internal loading is not available

  • Pick up of operating data in the plant
  • Process simulation using SIMSCI PRO / II or other commercial programs


  • Problem discussion with operator
  • Clarification if a column scan is helpful to identify the problem
  • Definition of scanline orientation and operation mode of column
  • Performance of column scans
  • Interpretation of scan results on site
  • Proposals for modification of internals and operation mode
  • Organisation of turnkey revamp of the column