Acid Corrosion

Technical Bulletin
May 2020

SULFURIC ACID CORROSION ON MARINE BOILERS – Case Study

Global Boiler were invited to carry out extensive inspection and come with root cause analysis and preventive measures by eminent bulk fleet vessel owners from Europe, the concerned vessel had reported frequent tube failures on exhaust gas section of the composite boiler, which had seriously affected the sailing performance of the vessel.
Background
DWT : 108,000 T
Built : 2012 / Korea
Capacity : 1500 Kg Steam /Hr

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