Hofstetter BV

5000Nm3/h HT Flares in Sao João, Brazil


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Type      HOFGAS®-Efficiency 5000
Performance     3x 5,000 Nm3/h, 75,000 KW
Location     Sao João (BR)

Technical requirements
  • Surplus combustion of 15,000 Nm3/h landfill gas
  • Compliance with the UNFCCC regulations
  • High temperature combustion at 1,000-1,200°C
  • Holding time ≥ 0.3s
HOFSTETTER solution concept

Use of 3 HOFGAS®- Efficiency 5000 high temperature flares.

These are the largest Hofstetter flare burners that have ever been built. Through the gradation of the burners, a standard control range of 1:10 is achieved.

The emissions regulations are complied with through the high temperature combustion. With this, the conditions for the UNFCCC and income from CO2 certificates are also given.

Customer benefits
  • Lower acquisition and maintenance costs
  • Space saving (3 instead of 5 smaller flare burners)
  • Profit distribution through emissions trading
  • Reliable power generation of 23 MW
  • Active environmental protection through the use of landfill gas
  • Long service life of the system, thanks to outstanding Swiss quality

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