Kazincbarcika, 10 August 2011: This cooperation is further strengthened by officially finishing the investment and establishment processes of the HyCO-3 „Steam-Reformer” equipment on the site of BorsodChem Co. Ltd. at Kazincbarcika after the successful guarantee measurement process on 1 July 2011.
Linde Gas Hungary Co.Cltd submitted its offer to the 11 November 2006 tender of the BorsodChem Co. Ltd. for developing its isocyanate project. On the basis of this a service contract for 15 years was signed for building the new plant on 5 September 2007. Linde Engineering was the supplier of the equipment, as it had been for the HyCO-1 and 2 installed beforehand.
The building of the third HyCo plant started in 2008 and the equipment reached the level of mechanical completeness in Aug 2009.
Because of the growing demand for the products of BorsodChem Co. Ltd., there was a decision for deconservation and commissioning of the new plant in February 2011, which was finished with a successful test run by the colleagues in Kazincbarcika and the professionals of Linde Engineering.
This industrial gas complex with the HyCO-3 plant became one of the biggest production units in Europe, where three HyCo plants and an air separation plant are operating with other complementary equipment.
Some important parameters of the HyCO-3 plant:
Investment value: 25 Bn HUF
CO product: 12.000 Nm3/h
H2 product: 29.000 Nm3/h
Steam product: 21, 7 ton/h