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14 total

AI For Knowledge Management (412)  

This MTI project will explore using Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a search function "behind the firewall", only within the MTI website, to assist members with accessing content more rapidly pertinent to their query.

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Atlas of Microstructures of Ni-Cr-Mo Alloys (414)  

The objective of this project is to produce an atlas for alloys C-22, C-2000, 59 and 686 microstructures that clearly identifies the phases that occur in the alloy. The thermo-mechanical processing and welding that produced the microstructure will be properly documented with each case. The microstructural cases will be correlated with published or computer generated TTT data to explain the presence of each phase.

  last person joined 8 days ago

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Ceramics Refresh Training (400)  

Proposal is to go back to the previous topics – record with voice dialogue and make into webinars or short training videos

  last person joined 2 months ago

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Characterization of Aged 304 Stainless Steel (376)  

The objective of this project is to characterize the metallurgical condition and mechanical properties of AISI 304 stainless steel that has been aged continuously at 430 degrees C. for about 410,000 hours.

  last person joined 4 months ago

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Chemical Resistant Refractory Guide (377)  

Provide the industry with a comprehensive, introductory and overview book on ceramics and refractories for the Chemical Process Industry (CPI). A book will be written on new design and construction, repairs and inspections for all types of ceramic materials including acid brick, carbon brick, castables, ceramic fiber, graphite, high temp refractory, rammed materials, anchor, linings and ferrule materials. Installation and Inspection will also be covered. Each topic will be given approximately 10 pages. Additional topics that may be covered include mortar joint sizing, installation and repair, inspection and monitoring (Thermography, UT, Visual).

  last person joined 28 days ago

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Evaluating Equipment for High Purity Service (409)  

Guidelines for evaluating equipment used in manufacturing of chemicals used in the high purity industry.

  last person joined 2 months ago

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Extractables in Polymers (411)  

Extractables in Polymer resins and semi-finished components for high purity applications.

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High Temperature Refractory Guide (418)  

A concise book on new design and construction, repairs, installation, and inspections for high temperature ceramic materials including castables, ceramic fiber, high temp refractory, rammed materials, anchor, linings and ferrule materials. Produce a text providing introductory discussions on high temperature ceramic materials (excluding electronics) in MTI Member facilities. Include general description, common installation methods, inspection recommendations applicable during installation and maintenance. Gather input from industry leaders as research to produce each segment.

  last person joined 22 days ago

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Integrity Operating Windows for Chemical Plants (395)  

Develop standard, critical and operational IOW templates/guidance for the most common chemical plants. The common chemical process IOW templates will be a MTI stand-alone product and/or serve as an addendum to API 584.

  last person joined 18 days ago

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Lithium Brine Corrosion Testing (383)  

The objective of this project is to identify corrosion data for aqueous lithium halide systems useful for CPI processes that is not available in the literature. Laboratory corrosion tests will be funded to create the needed data for use by MTI members.

  last person joined 4 months ago

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Revising ASSET (359)  

ASSET (Alloy Selection System for Elevated Temperature) is a powerful high temperature corrosion prediction program that was developed in a JIP with MTI, Shell and others with DOE funding in 2000-2005. Action is required to update the software and improve its functionalities so that it can continue to be of value to MTI members.

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Small Sample Testing Techniques (372)  

The measurement of the mechanical properties of in-service metallic materials are important to obtain to determine the condition, to calculate remaining life and conduct fitness for service studies. Most methods for determining toughness and creep resistance are destructive and based on Charpy Impact Tests, fracture mechanics based CTOD (crack tip opening displacement) tests, and creep tests performed on standardized test pieces. The test pieces used for these types of tests must meet precise dimensional criteria and require material samples of substantial thicknesses due to their geometry. Therefore, sampling operations require shutting down equipment and cutting a material sample if it is possible to repair after sample removal or removing equipment from service. This is not always possible, particularly if a repair would require heat treatment after welding, so rather conservative estimates are often. Small Sample Testing Techniques (SSTT) allow for actual mechanical properties to be measured from field equipment without requiring repairs or damaging the equipment. - This project intends to Assemble a list of companies, academic institutions and other institutions doing the small sampling and testing applicable to the CPI. - Evaluate the properties needed for fitness for service (FFS) evaluations and determine which of those properties can be measured using “small sample testing techniques” (SSTT). - Conduct a literature review for SSTT capabilities of each of ...

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Stress Relaxation Cracking Heat Treatment Alternatives (378)  

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Thermal Mix Points (392)  

Full project name - "Thermal Mix Points - Screening guidelines for thermal fatigue"

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