Completed Projects

Decades of Research

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Over the course of its history, over 200 projects have been completed by MTI and its expert members. Vital information discovered through past MTI Projects repeatedly serves members in their day-to-day management of plants and in their continued efforts to find global challenges to today's CPI problems. Below is a sampling of MTI Projects that have allowed for great advancements in plant safety, sustainability, reliability and profitability.

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130-99 - Enhancement & Commercialization of the Alloy Selection System for Elevated Temperatures (ASSET)

131-99 - Publications MS-Series

135-00 - Corrosion Monitoring System

136-00 - Prediction of Corrosion in Mixed Solvents

137-00 - Advanced Intermetallics & Alloy for Ethylene Crackers

138-00 - Metal Dusting

142-01 - Field Trials of Microwave NDE

143-01 - Flange Makeup Training Program

145-01 - Permeation Testing Protocol

149-02 - Monitoring Refractory Thickness

150-02 - Chemical Industry Corrosion Management (CICM)

151-02 - Modernization of ASTM Specifications for Unalloyed Titanium

152-02 - How to Implement Risk-Based Inspection

153-03 - Statistical Analysis of NDE Data

154-03 - MTI Portal

155-03 - Reliability Manual

156-03 - Metal Dusting II

158-03 - Welding of Clad Titanium Plate

159-04 - Users' Guide for Evaluating New Polymer Systems

160-04 - Guide for Design, Manufacture, Installation & Operation of FRP Flanges & Gaskets

161-04 - Building & Marketing Flange Makeup Kit & Training Program

162-04 - Atlas of Microstructures

163-04 - Condition Assessment Workshop

164-05 - Materials Training Videos

165-05 - Guide for the Repair & Modification of FRP Equipment

166-05 - Guide for the Repair & Modification of Lined Equipment

167-05 - Rouging

168-05 - MS-8 Organic Solvents

169-05 - Incident Assessment

170-05 - Procedure for Evaluating Failure

171-06 - Characterization of Nanoparticles

172-06 - High Temperature Strength of Titanium

173-06 - Repair & Damage Assessment of Glass Lined Equipment

174-06 - MRO Vendor Audit Document for ASME PCC

175-06 - Casting Quality Prediction

176-06 - Improving and Evergreening RBI

178-07 - Thin Film Insulators

180-07 - Measuring Hydrogen in Titanium

181-07 Specification of Elastomeric Materials

183-07 - Revision of MTI Publication No. 51 - Cleaning of Process Equipment & Piping

184-07 - RBI for Polymers

185-08 - FRP Inspection Training Program

186-08 - Terahertz Imaging

187-08 - Rouging - Phase 2


188--08 - Advanced Metal Dusting Resistant Materials

189-08 - Data Retrieval Services for MTI Publications

191-08 - 2nd Statistical Analysis of NDE Data

192-09 - High Temperature Alloy Atlas

193-09 - Optimization of Cost of Chemical Plant Equipment

194-09 - Hydride Formation in Alpha Ti & Ti Alloys

195-09 - Glass-Lined Steel Training Course for China

196-10 - Accelerated Testing of FRP

197-10 - Demolition of Obsolete Equipment

198-08 - Surface Modification for Poisoning of Metal Dusting

199-10 - Pneumatic Leak Testing of Heat Exchanger Tubing 

200-10 - Duplex Stainless Steel Atlas of Microstructures

201-10 - O-Ring Identification

203-10 - Extension of Data Retrieval Services

204-10 - Casting Quality Prediction in 5%, 9%, 12% Cr Alloys

205-11 - Field Fabrication of Large Diameter FRP Tanks

206-11 - Permeation through Polymers

207-11 - Bolting in China

208-11 - NDE of HD Ceramics

209-11 - Design of Laboratory Corrosion Testing

211-11 - FRP Inspection Training 2

212 - Evaluation of Tantalum Welds

213-11 - Global FRP Standards

214 - Welding Duplex Alloys

215-12 - Prediction and Detection of Hydride Formation in Titanium

216 - Revision of MTI Publication #15 Stress Corrosion Cracking

217-12 - NDE HD Ceramics Phase II

218-12 - RBI Training in China to Improve Equipment Inspection Strategy

219-12 - Plastic Repair Welding

220-12 - Investigation of Technologies Common to Other Industries

221 - Chemical-Resistant Masonry Manual

222-12 - Ceramic Fiber Insulation Thermal Properties - Phase 1

223 - Design, Installation, Maintenance and Inspection of Metallic Plastic Lined Pipe

224-12 - Inspection and Evaluation of Old Equipment - Lost Papers

225-13 - Ceramic Fiber Insulation Thermal Properties - Phase 2

226-13 - Training Program to Introduce the Latest Fitness-for-Service (FFS) Technology

229-13 - Intergranular Corrosion and Cracking of CN7M/CN3MCu Castings

230 - Updating of MS-3 HCl and Chlorine

232-14 - Second Training Program to Introduce the Latest FFS Technology

233-14 -  Refiners Roundtable

234-14 - Design of Field Corrosion Testing

235-14 - Sharing Program to Introduce Advanced Reliability Principles and Tools in China

236-14 - Translation of MTI Documents into Chinese

237-14 - Fluoropolymers Materials for Chemical Handling

239 - Western Canada Roundtable    

241 - Advanced SS Seminar on Fabrication and Welding


242-15 - Flexible Hose Reliability Manual

244 - Managing Aging Plants in Japan

245 - Managing Aging Plants in Houston

247-15 - Ceramics 101

249 Atlas of Microstructures for Alloy C276

251 - Training for In-Service FRP Inspection

252 - Evaluate eLearning Potential for MTI

253 - RFID Sensors to Monitor FRP Integrity

270 - Duplex Stainless Steel Training Seminar at AsiaTAC

272 - MTI Defining and Explaining Country of Origin of Tubes

273 - Web-Based Search Engine for MTI Publications

276 - Clad Materials Training Class

277 - Ceramics 102 Training

293 - CPI Roundtable

295 - Refiners Roundtable II

303 - Welding of SS and Other Metals / Alloy Training Class

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pz - Nickel Alloys Training and Activities in China

qr - Polymers Training

qt - Duplex SS Training