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Corrosion: Environments and Industries

Edited by
S.D. Cramer
S.D. Cramer
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B.S. Covino, Jr.
B.S. Covino, Jr.
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ASM International
Volume
13C
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-184-9
Publication date:
2006
Book Chapter

Corrosion of Steam- and Water-Side of Boilers

By
Phillip Daniel
Phillip Daniel
Babcock & Wilcox Company
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Published:
2006
Page range:
466 - 468
Publication history
September 29, 2006

Abstract

This article briefly describes water and steam chemistry, which influence the effect of corrosion in boilers. The appropriate control measures to prevent corrosion in boilers are also presented. The article provides a discussion on the common causes of fluid-side corrosion such as flow-accelerated corrosion, oxygen pitting, chelant corrosion, caustic corrosion, acid corrosion, organic corrosion, phosphate corrosion, hydrogen damage, and corrosion-assisted cracking.

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Phillip Daniel, 2006. "Corrosion of Steam- and Water-Side of Boilers", Corrosion: Environments and Industries, S.D. Cramer, B.S. Covino, Jr.

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