Steam condenser – Full length tube corrosion

Industry

Customer

  • ENIPOWER

Year

  • 2005

Machinery

  • Condenser

Material

  • Muntz ATSM 3722  tubesheets; 4,800 Al-Brass pipes Ø 7/8”, 8.4 m long 


Problem

Frequent leakages; nondestructive test readings called for resolutive intervention; inner surface showed signs of de-passivation.

Solution

Application of a PHENCOTE HR60 TL protective coating on the whole inner surfaces of the tube bundle. No leakage was detected after a year of continuous operation.

Working time

  • 2 weeks