Benefits and Challenges of Polymer-lined Steel Vessels

By MTI Admin posted 12-06-2023 09:45 AM

In this episode, industry veterans Debra McCauley and Dale Heffner sit down with co-hosts Heather Allain and Marc Cook to discuss polymer-lined steel vessels. The four chat about the end user drivers when purchasing polymer-lined steel vessels, including overall uses and costs; the supply chain and how the resins are produced; advantages and disadvantages of steel-lined equipment compared with dual laminate equipment; the use of cap strips; design details that need to be managed for the polymer-lined steel; hot water and helium tests and integrity techniques; and managing permeation in plastics. 


Show notes

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Additional MTI resources:

Cap Strip Video

The lined equipment document is only available to members in the e-Library

Public bookstore – Guide for Repair and Alteration of FRP Equipment

Members bookstore – Guide for Repair and Alteration of FRP Equipment

Dual Laminate Podcast