Anodizing Aluminum Cylinders

Anodizing Aluminum Cylinders

Flexible hones address surface roughness and increased dimensional changes for anodized cylinders that mate with other parts.  To permit the use of aluminum instead of...
Passive Groundwater Sampling

Passive Groundwater Sampling: The Proven Alternative to Well Purging

Selecting groundwater sampling technology for any particular application can be challenging, as there is a wide range of technology available on the market, and...
Mechanical Seal Leakage in NGL Pipeline Pumps

Environmental Impact of Mechanical Seal Leakage in NGL Pipeline Pumps: Part 2 of 2

In part one, the normal and excessive leakage rates of mechanical seals were discussed based on the monitoring function of API piping plan 76....
Before EonCoat application

Advanced Anti-Corrosion Coating Utilized on Two North Sea Offshore Platforms

Before EonCoat application In a collaborative effort, designed to improve vital protection of offshore assets, the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) in Aberdeen, United...
Dual unpressurized seal with API plan 76

Environmental Impact of Mechanical Seal Leakage in NGL Pipeline Pumps: Part 1 of 2

Figure 1: Dual unpressurized seal with API plan 76 This article addresses the normal and excessive leakage rates of mechanical seals in main pipeline pumps...
Thermoplastics in Fluid Handling

The Use of Thermoplastics in Fluid Handling: Part 2 of 2

In part 1 of this series, we established that thermoplastics present many benefits across a range of industry areas because they are dielectric, exhibit...
Thermoplastics

The Use of Thermoplastics in Fluid Handling

Thermoplastics are lightweight, averaging a weight of 1/16th of comparable metal materials. The advantages of using thermoplastics in fluid handling applications are constantly being discovered....
thermal Colossus liner hanger system

Rise of the Colossus

The first thermal Colossus liner hanger systems manufactured in Oman are designed to withstand superheated steam at 600 degrees Fahrenheit (316 degrees Celsius) and...
Open throat seal chamber in a slurry pump

The Business Case for Mechanical Seals in the Mining Industry: Part 2 of 2

Seal performance in slurry services is largely influenced by two parameters: The design of the seal chamber and maintaining proper control of the fluid...
5-inch Model CDPH (Cartridge-Style Dual) mechanical seal

The Business Case for Mechanical Seals in the Mining Industry

Figure 3: Close-up of a 5-inch Model CDPH (Cartridge-Style Dual) mechanical seal. An overview of mechanical seal experience in the mining industry is conveniently obtained...