This product is designed to maximize the throughput of crude oil and refined Products pipelines.
Extra Flow DRA should be injected into pipelines by means of injection pump systems at the discharge side of pumps. Drag reduction begins as soon as DRA starts to dissolve in the oil.
The usage rate will depend on many factors such as the objective of the application, pipeline diameter, pipeline throughput and the nature of the fluid being transported.
It can dramatically increase the pipeline flow rate or be used as a Drag Reducer to decrease energy costs. A Drag Reducing Agent (DRA) or Drag Reducer (DR) is an anti-turbulent polymer chemical that when injected into a pipeline, can modify the flow regime by reducing the frictional pressure drop along the pipeline length or serve as a pipeline booster.