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  • Albemarle's Journey to Bolted Flanged Joint Excellence


    Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM ET

    The Albemarle Corporation bolted flanged joint assembly (BFJA) training program was developed and implemented several years ago, as part of Albemarle's broader initiative to drive for zero LOPC's. The objective of the initiative and mechanic training was to improve the Mechanical Integrity of bolted flange joints, achieve safe and reliable plant operation, maximize asset longevity, and minimize the potential for loss of primary containment of hazardous chemicals. Much progress has been made in this regard, and this presentation will take the participants through the journey to date.

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    Monday, February 22 - Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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  • Dual Laminate Training Course

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    Tuesday, May 4 - Wednesday, May 5, 2021
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    The course will cover a wide range of valuable information, including dual laminate materials and
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  • Hi Gyananjan, we published a paper in Materials Performance (August Issue, 2018) on the use of Belzona to prevent hydrogen cracking on a gas dehydration unit. I think this unit was in the Middle East. Thanks and regards, Sudhakar Mahajanam ------------------------------ ... More

  • Chlorides in caustic soda solution do not cause chloride SCC of austenitic stainless steels. A solution of 0.5 g/L NaOH at pH 12 is sufficiently alkaline to avoid this type of cracking that is common in neutral or acidic solutions. It has also been shown ... More

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