PFR Releases REFORM-3PC Version 8.0.2

On April 30, 2019, PFR Engineering released REFORM-3PC v8.0.2. Following are some of the improvements made to REFORM-3PC:

  1. Added the ability to change the units (Weight% or Mole%) from the ‘QuickEdit’ panel for the Feed Compositions (Main, Recycle and Naphtha feeds).
  2. Added the ability to create the Firebox from the ‘QuickEdit’ panel instead of needing to go through the Dialog Box option.
  3. For Downfired fireboxes, allow users to specify the tubeside Pressure Drop between the Catalyst tube and the Riser (if present).
  4. Added new tabs to the Output Spreadsheets for Warning Messages and Secondary Reformer results.
  5. Allow combustion Excess Air to be greater than 100% (which can occur in Startup cases).
  6. Added more user-friendly error descriptions for softlock license errors, to help diagnose license errors.

If you would like additional information about REFORM-3PC v8.0.2 or any of the other PFR Engineering software products, please email us at