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Q&A with Corrosion in Bio-oils Project Champion, Maricela Johnson Q: Please describe your role at Chevron Corporation. A: I have been a Chevron Materials Engineer for 13 years and held numerous technical roles across different Chevron operating companies, including the central technical group supporting both upstream and downstream business units, site refinery materials engineer, and project materials engineer. I have also served as the program manager for Chevron’s materials and reliability training for engineers and inspectors. Q: How long have you been a member of MTI and how have you benefited from your involvement? A: I joined MTI ...
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MISTRAS Group is the latest addition to Materials Technology Institute (MTI). MISTRAS Group is a leading “one source” multinational provider of integrated technology-enabled Access this and other articles from the latest issue of MTI CONNECT. Click to Download 2021 Issue 2. asset protection solutions, helping to maximize the safety and operational uptime for civilization’s most critical industrial and civil assets. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Princeton Junction, New Jersey, MISTRAS serves customers around the world with over 100 field services branches and laboratory testing locations across North America, Europe, and South America. ...
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FORMER DUPONT TAC REP AND BOARD MEMBER HONORED AT AMERITAC 135 MTI’s TAC Meetings around the world have often felt like reunions, bringing colleagues together who haven’t seen one another for many months. The vibe at the June 2021 AmeriTAC Meeting was special in that regard since the North American members hadn’t met in person for more than a year. Among those attending was longtime member Steve Springer, who had taken a short hiatus from MTI after retiring from Chemours in 2018. Springer, who spent the great majority of his career with DuPont, was on hand to accept the organization’s highest honor. He was named MTI’s 18th Fellow. After earning a bachelor’s ...
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MTI ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR The Materials Technology Institute (MTI) is seeking candidates for an Associate Director for our European community otherwise known as EuroTAC. The Associate Director (AD) reports to the Executive Director. He/she must be capable of functioning independently within all areas of responsibility. Weekly time commitment will vary between 25% -100% of full time, averaging at least 50% over time. We anticipate commencement of employment to be in April 2022. The ideal candidate will be based in Europe and will be capable of effectively communicating in the English language.  The Associate Director for EuroTAC will be responsible for facilitating ...
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MTI Project 256 R&R Publication Complete and Available to Members Online MTI is pleased to announce the completion of Project #256 championed by Hardin Wells (Albemarle) and Wendy McGowan (Neotiss). The book will be shipped to fulfill member company allotments in the coming weeks, but the electroinic version is currently available to all members with website access in the e-Library. Members will soon be able to purchase a copy from the print-on-demand bookstore as well. The publication is currently available to members only and will be released to non-members for purchase at a later date. Summary   Compared to other materials technologies, ...
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“The goal is to provide lessons learned to short-cut member companies’ learning curve,” explains Keeler. “Nowhere is there training of the whole enchilada. I imagine when we end up having live training sessions, there will also be a ‘show and tell’ aspect to this. This is where many questions are answered, and attendees get to touch and feel what is being discussed.” Dual Laminate Training Article, MTI CONNECT 2020, Issue 3 - Download PDF The in-person Dual Laminate Training is rescheduled for November 9-10, 2021. See Details below. REGISTRATION INFORMATION November 9-10, 2021 Embassy Suites | Baton Rouge, LA The course will cover dual ...
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Submit abstracts by July 30 for the education tracks at the MTI Global Solutions Symposium, March 1-3, 2022, in Orlando.  Crunched for time? Don't sweat it  – abstracts should be 100-200 words based on any of the track topics below . Submit yours to mtisymposium@mti-global.org for consideration. Track topics include: Emerging Technology High Temperature Damage Mechanisms Sustainability in the Processing Industry Safety/Maintenance Knowledge Management Open the Call for Presentations flyer for complete requirements and additional track information. If you don't have a presentation that fits into the Symposium tracks, maybe you ...
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On the Cover: Reactive and Refractory Metals Best Practices Book - A Unique Resource In this Issue:  3  Curtis Huddle Appointed to MTI Board of Directors   4  MTI Global Symposium 2022  8  New MTI Supplier Member Fluor Eager to Collaborate 10 AsiaTAC and EuroTAC Continuing Meetings and Project      Work Amid the Pandemic 12 Reactive and Refractory Metals Best Practices Book  14 External Corrosion and Cracking of Stainless Steel      Equipment and Pipes 18 Forthcoming Changes to High Temperature Property Data 22 Atmospheric Corrosion Resistance of Stainless Steel      in Marine Environment 29 RFID Technology for Wear Monitoring of ...
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Practical Knowledge and Innovative Solutions for the Process Industries The Materials Technology Institute invites experts from the processing industries to submit abstracts for technical presentations or case studies focused on any of our session topics. Please include a relevant presentation title, the track you’re submitting to, and speaker contact information with the abstract. Formal papers are not required. Presentations should be prepared to fill 30 minutes including questions, fit within one of the session topics, and should avoid commercial or marketing content. Speakers will receive discounted meeting registration to attend the event. Please submit ...
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Curtis Huddle, Eastman ST. LOUIS, MO. – The Materials Technology Institute (MTI) would like to announce Curtis Huddle, Eastman Chemical Company, as the newest member of its Board of Directors (BOD). Huddle was nominated and appointed to the BOD in December 2020. He replaces outgoing BOD member Eileen Chant who resigned from member company Becht in November. Huddle has been at Eastman since 2008 where he started working in a co-op and became a full-time employee in 2010. His participation in MTI soon followed when he attended his first meeting in February 2010 in St. Petersburg, Fl. Huddle vividly recalls the meeting, “I could tell it was a very collegial ...
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On the Cover: Corrosion Control Documents Provide Foundational Element of Mechanical Integrity Programs Inside this Issue:  3 2021 MTI Board of Directors Convenes Following    Virtual Global TAC and Annual Meeting 4 Sitech Services Joins MTI as Supplier 6 Dual Laminate Training Program to Share Best Practices 8 Nelson and Rentsch: AmeriTAC’s New Leadership Team 10 Building MTI’s Additive Manufacturing Knowledge Base 11 Best Practices for Working with SMEs Project Underway 12 Titanium Grade 12 – UNS R53400 16 Corrosion Control Documents Provide Foundational      Element of Mechanical Integrity Programs 19 MTI Hires Daniel Rasmussen to Fill New Membership ...
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The Materials Technology Institute seeks college students who show an interest in pursuing a career related to Materials Engineering in the Process Industries to apply for the prestigious 2021 Bert Krisher Memorial Scholarship. MTI selects two applicants to receive the award, which includes $5,000 each to help cover educational expenses. Undergraduate students from around the world are eligible to submit their qualifications for the scholarships. Qualified applications include students enrolled in Materials Engineering, Materials Science, Corrosion Engineering, and other relevant programs; relevant coursework (completed or scheduled); academic achievement; ...
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The virtual Digitalization Roundtable hosted by MTI on November 10 is now available to view online.  The roundtable focused the discussion around these key questions: What does digital transformation mean for the Petrochemical Industry? How could digital transformation improve plant reliability and integrity in the Petrochemical Industry? What are the challenges that can impact a successful transformational journey? Do you think existing technologies can enable digital transformation needs? To address these questions and enrich the discussions, multiple distinguished Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) presented on different digitalization topics ...
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Digitalization for Asset Reliability and Integrity in the Petrochemical Industry – REGISTER NOW The Materials Technology Institute (MTI) is co-hosting a virtual roundtable with Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (SABIC) on Digitalization for Reliability and Integrity in the Petrochemical Industry, on Tuesday, November 10 from 6 AM - 12 PM ET.  The roundtable will include discussions surrounding these key questions: What does digital transformation mean for the Petrochemical Industry? How could digital transformation improve plant reliability and integrity in the Petrochemical Industry? What are the challenges that can impact a successful transformational ...
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In this issue:  3  Letter from the Chair  4  MTI Adds New Producer and New      Supplier to Membership in 2020  6  MTI Virtual Training Programs  6  MTI Provides Ongoing Membership Value      Amid Global Pandemic  8  Reactive and Refractory Metals Book Project      Nearing Completion 14 Project Champions Spotlight 16 Technical Bulletins Available for Public Download 20 MTI to Launch New Online Mentoring Program Fall 2020 21 Guidance for Failure Mechanisms Offered to      MTI Members Only for a Limited Time 22 MTI Member Bookstore – Special, Member-Only Book Sale 28 MTI Scholarship Open for Applications this Fall Access MTI Connect 2020, Issue 2
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Experience a Live Demonstration of a Remotely Operated Crawler System Thursday, October 8 1:00PM EST   Learn More   Join ASME and experts at Eddyfi Technologies in this unique webinar that will give attendees a closer look at the Inuktun MaggHD ™ , a miniature magnetic crawler used for remote visual inspection in lieu of hazardous confined space entry or working at heights where humans cannot or should not directly access. During this webinar, Eddyfi Technologies experts, Louis-Philippe Dion, Mechanical Engineer; Christophe Bordeleau, Product Manager; and Kevin Bertrand, Applications Manager will discuss: How this inspection ...
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Inspectioneering Launches Specialized Integrity and Reliability Staffing Business
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ST. LOUIS, MO – The Materials Technology Institute (MTI) is pleased to announce the recent hire of Daniel Rasmussen as the Membership Communications and Marketing Manager, a new position within the organization. Rasmussen will be an integral part of the communications and marketing team and will manage, execute, monitor and measure the association’s membership engagement efforts. His primary responsibilities include market research on prospective members to improve MTI outreach, managing the member ambassador and mentor match programs, and updating and managing the organization’s membership database. In addition, he will work closely with the Director of ...
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Field Corrosion Testing of Metals and Alloys Author: Sheldon W. Dean, Jr. Copyright © 2018 Materials Technology Institute, Inc. All Rights Reserved Public Price: $100 – Add Book to Cart Member Price: $68 – (login to your profile and order at the member price.) Chapter 1.         Introduction The Chemical Processing Industries (CPI) manufacture a large number of products that are important to modern society. The manufacturing process often use large quantities of compounds which are both dangerous to human health and corrosive to many construction materials. An uncontrolled release of such compounds into the environment from a failure resulting ...
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MTI Book Complements API Damage Mechanisms Recommended Practices MTI’s book, Guidance for Failure Mechanisms, provides an overview of the most prevalent failure mechanisms in the Chemical Processing Industry. The recently published guide (June 2020) is designed to complement API 571, Damage Mechanisms Affecting Fixed Equipment in the Refining Industry, by focusing on the types of damage mechanisms found in the chemical process industry that are not common in the oil and gas industry. The book’s 39 chapters describe where, how, and why these types of failure occur, how they can be inspected and detected, and how to prevent them from occurring in the first place.  ...
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