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Posted on November 7th, 2017 by Matt Weber
The average person probably doesn’t realize this, but steam is expensive. A typical mid-size refinery can spend up to $7 million a year producing steam Continue reading “Diagnosing and Fixing Corrosion in Boilers at a Refinery” »
Posted on November 3rd, 2017 by Matt Weber
A leading global manufacturer of chemicals faced a significant corrosion problem in some of its metal tanks. The tanks contained the final product of a peracetic acid production line Continue reading “Solving mysterious corrosion in a pressure vessel” »
Posted on October 31st, 2017 by David W. Spitzer, P.E.
Previous posts discussed incineration, atomization and their associated operational costs. Implementation of this project will require changes to the existing equipment and existing operation. Continue reading “Air vs. Steam Atomization Part 10 – Economics (Capital Costs)” »
Posted on October 30th, 2017 by Matt Weber
With most metals and materials, corrosion is likely to happen eventually. Structures, and equipment are all going to experience degradation at some point and need to be either repaired or replaced entirely. This is a reality that all industries grapple with, and it affects both private business and public life. Continue reading “Avoiding Corrosion-Related Failures by Choosing the Right Materials” »