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Steam, High Pressure
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Steam figures among the most important fluids used in the chemical industry, having several applications such as distribution of heat, electric power generation, as a solvent, cleaning agent, etc. It is easily generated, for instance from water by boiling, flash evaporation and throttling from high-to-low pressure, and easily distributed as well.
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Price estimates for purchasing steam of a unit with capacity to supply 360 mt/h of steam at a medium pressure level, 8 bar.
Cost estimates for generating 36 mt/h of steam at a medium pressure level, 8 bar.

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Data Legend. The chart shows the Industrial Steam costs and prices in the United States, in USD per metric ton (/), as follows:

  • cash cost, on-site: Steam, High Pressure (46 bar), United States, cash cost, formula, on-site (typical consumer facility)
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  • cash cost, on-site: Steam, High Pressure (46 bar), Brazil, cash cost, formula, on-site (typical consumer facility)
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  • cash cost, on-site: Steam, High Pressure (46 bar), Mexico, cash cost, formula, on-site (typical consumer facility)
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  • cash cost, on-site: Steam, High Pressure (46 bar), Germany, cash cost, formula, on-site (typical consumer facility)
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  • cash cost, on-site: Steam, High Pressure (46 bar), Belgium, cash cost, formula, on-site (typical consumer facility)
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  • cash cost, on-site: Steam, High Pressure (46 bar), United Kingdom, cash cost, formula, on-site (typical consumer facility)
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  • cash cost, on-site: Steam, High Pressure (46 bar), Czech Republic, cash cost, formula, on-site (typical consumer facility)
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  • cash cost, on-site: Steam, High Pressure (46 bar), Italy, cash cost, formula, on-site (typical consumer facility)
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  • cash cost, on-site: Steam, High Pressure (46 bar), Australia, cash cost, formula, on-site (typical consumer facility)
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  • cash cost, on-site: Steam, High Pressure (46 bar), China, cash cost, formula, on-site (typical consumer facility)
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  • cash cost, on-site: Steam, High Pressure (46 bar), Russia, cash cost, formula, on-site (typical consumer facility)
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  • cash cost, on-site: Steam, High Pressure (46 bar), South Korea, cash cost, formula, on-site (typical consumer facility)
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  • cash cost, on-site: Steam, High Pressure (46 bar), Taiwan, cash cost, formula, on-site (typical consumer facility)
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  • cash cost, on-site: Steam, High Pressure (46 bar), Saudi Arabia, cash cost, formula, on-site (typical consumer facility)
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  • contract price, exw: Steam, High Pressure (46 bar), South Africa, contract price, exw, formula
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  • cash cost, on-site: Steam, High Pressure (46 bar), Turkey, cash cost, formula, on-site (typical consumer facility)
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About Intratec Water & Utility Costs. Subscription-based product which delivers costs and prices of industrial utilities in several countries. Essentially, it covers:

  • Monthly costs and prices of 10 industrial utilities, including: Chilled Water, Cooling Water, Demineralized Water, Process Water, Nitrogen, Oxygen, Hydrogen, Carbon Monoxide, Steam, Compressed Air
  • Data in 33 key countries, grouped by 6 world regions:

    1. Americas: United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Colombia
    2. Northwest Europe: Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Finland, Norway, and Sweden.
    3. Central & South Europe: Italy, Spain, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland.
    4. Southeast Asia: Australia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, India
    5. Northeast Asia: China, Japan, Russia, South Korea, Taiwan
    6. Africa & Middle East: Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey
  • Historical series since January 2007
  • Short-term forecasts covering a rolling 6 months forward

About Steam. Steam, an indispensable utility in process industries, serves as a cornerstone in numerous operations due to its diverse applications. Typically, the production of steam occurs within specialized equipment known as boilers. These boilers serve as the crux of steam production, fueled by an assortment of energy sources, ranging from conventional fossil fuels such as natural gas, coal, and oil to more sustainable options like biomass, geothermal energy, and solar power. Within these boilers, water is heated to high temperatures, inducing a phase change where it transforms from liquid to vapor, creating steam.

In the expansive domain of process industries, steam assumes a pivotal role that extends far beyond its fundamental application in heating reactors, vessels, and machinery. It's integral to power generation through the utilization of steam turbines, converting thermal energy into mechanical work, thus forming the crux of electricity production across various sectors. This makes it a cornerstone of energy production, essential for powering the operations of process industries.

Furthermore, in sectors where stringent hygiene standards are paramount, such as pharmaceuticals, food production, and healthcare, steam plays a critical role. Its inherent sterilizing capabilities are leveraged for sanitizing equipment and maintaining clean environments, ensuring compliance with rigorous health and safety standards.

The versatility of steam is not confined to conventional uses but extends to niche applications across different process industries. It facilitates precise humidity control, particularly crucial in textile manufacturing processes, where maintaining specific environmental conditions is imperative for high-quality production.

Moreover, in chemical manufacturing, steam serves as a catalyst, creating an optimal environment for various chemical reactions. It enables the synthesis of crucial compounds and plays a significant role in the production of numerous industrial chemicals.

In refining industries, steam proves invaluable in the extraction and purification of substances. Distillation processes, in particular, rely on steam's effectiveness in separating compounds with differing boiling points. This crucial role in refining processes, especially in industries such as petrochemicals and essential oils, highlights its significance in these sectors.

Additionally, steam's direct use as a mechanical power source contributes substantially to driving machinery and supporting various industrial operations within process industries. This versatility positions steam as an indispensable and foundational utility, given its capacity to carry substantial energy and adapt to diverse temperature and pressure conditions, ultimately ensuring the seamless execution of numerous manufacturing and processing tasks within process industries.

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