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Event & Training Calendar

  • Polymer Based Materials for Chemical Handling: Past, Present and Future


    Friday, April 16, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM ET
    This presentation traces the evolution of polymer-based materials leading to the current state of the art. It reviews the challenges they face in the future and how the industry is responding to the critical issues related to accelerated testing for compatibility, nondestructive and non-intrusive testing for condition assessment and fitness for service evaluation.

  • Optimized Heat Treatment to Improve Cold Toughness


    Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM ET
    Concerns of cold temperature brittle fracture of steel continue to haunt the petroleum industry. After years of study, optimized heat treatment was found to dramatically improve low carbon steels' cold temperature toughness. This talk summarizes several of the key heat treatment parameters affecting (and improving) the cold temperature toughness of steel plus provides a path forward to modernizing the heat treatment industry.

  • EuroTAC Spring 2021


    Tuesday, May 18 - Wednesday, May 19, 2021




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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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