Patent Number: 6,254,733

Title: Automatic cover removal system

Abstract: A system is disclosed for automatically removing the cover of a chute beneath a coke drum. The system operates in conjunction with a remotely operable coke deheading device so that the chute cover is removed when the coke drum is deheaded. Also disclosed is a method for facilitating coke removal from a coke drum into a coke chute where the chute cover is automatically removed upon activation of the coke drum deheading device.

Inventors: Lu; Jinyang (Sugarland, TX), Schroeder; Charles (Humble, TX)

Assignee: Hahn & Clay

International Classification: C10B 25/22 (20060101); C10B 33/00 (20060101); C10B 25/10 (20060101); C10B 25/00 (20060101); C10B 001/04 (); C10B 025/10 (); C10B 025/20 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018