SINTEF Loops

The large scale loop

Technical Specs

Large Scale LoopTwo-phase flow loop
Typical operating pressure90 bara
Minimum operating pressure5 bara
Temprature range (typical)10 - 50 (30)
Flow rate, gas Am3/h2 to 1500
Flow rate, oil m3/h3 to 500
Flow rate, water m3/h50 (gas-water flow
OilNaphtha (diesel, crude oil)
WaterLimited ability
GasNitrogen (any inert gas)
Line sizes8" (4" and 12")
Horizontal line length800 meters
Inclinations deg.0, 0.5, 1
Vertical line length 55 meters

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