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    I saw this document (https://erowid.org/archive/rhodium/pdf/hypophosphoric.pdf) ...

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    Hi Andrew: We published a paper in Materials Performance (December Issue, 2019, ...

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    The leadership team of for the Polymer Cap Strip project met on November 20, ...

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  • Sealing Non-Metallic Flange Joints – Challenges and Considerations


    Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM ET

    A new FRP tank requires a metal gate valve with raised face flange to be joined to one of the tank’s flanged nozzles. The rubber gasket originally specified won’t work due to media incompatibility...what’s next? Non-metallic pipe systems are commonly specified when corrosion is of chief concern and the cost of exotic metals is high. There are basic and special considerations for the selection and application of gasket materials.

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  • AmeriTAC 134


    Monday, February 22 - Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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    Coral Springs, FL, United States

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    Monday, June 21 - Wednesday, June 23, 2021

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    Louisville, KY, United States



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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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