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Becht Launches New Training Program on API RP 751 5th Edition

Becht, July 20, 2022

Becht announces the launch of its training program on the 5th edition of API Recommended Practice (RP) 751, Safe Operation of Hydrofluoric Acid Alkylation Unit. API RP 751 provides guidance to refinery operators in implementing maintenance, integrity management and other safety programs for hydrofluoric (HF) acid alkylation units.

This training program can be customized to meet an organization’s needs and can be delivered remotely or in person. This course familiarizes attendees with the 5th edition of API RP 751 Section 6 and Annex H/G. It covers the significant changes and updates from the 4th edition and provides a general overview of the overall standard. API RP 751 sections covered in this course include:

  • Materials of Construction
  • Specifications, Fabrication, and Repair
  • Inspection Programs
  • HF Service Equipment and Components
  • Maintenance and Related Work Practices
  • Corrosion and Materials Considerations Specific to HF Alkylation
  • Inspection Considerations Specific to HF Alkylation

This course is designed for engineers, inspectors, and maintenance personnel involved in managing the mechanical integrity of the Hydrofluoric Acid Alkylation (HF Alky) unit and API 751 compliance. Becht’s training will bring you up to speed on the updated requirements in API 751 5th edition Section 6 focusing on; Materials, fabrication, Inspection, and Maintenance Practices.

For more information, contact Becht at or 908-580-1119.

About Becht
Becht provides technically excellent engineering solutions, plant services, and software tools to our worldwide clients. We are the company a client will go to when they need the job done right. We are a growing and profitable company, responsive to client needs, committed to excellence, and poised to capture new and interesting opportunities.

Becht has performed multiple API RP 751 audits and has both Process/Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Integrity personnel with significant experience on HF alkylation and in the use and practice of API RP 751. Multiple members of Becht’s team were key participants in the development of the 5th edition of API RP 751.

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