Tag: boiler condition assessment

The effects of Cycling, Is it worth it?

A Brief Look at the Effects of Cycling Thielsch Engineering, Inc. provides planned, unplanned, and emergency services to over 200 power plants across the U.S and internationally each year. Our experts understand the complexity of managing power production and the factors associated with it such as demand, cost controls, and mechanical difficulties. One major issue

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Live Webinar: “Solutions with 4-SYTE – Work Smarter Not Harder”

Please complete the form below to register for the live webinar. Who should register? Are you are frustrated with your current method of managing your inspection and repair history for your power boiler and covered piping? Are you are having difficulty determining areas for inspection, repair or replacement of your piping and boiler components? Are

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Corrosion Fatigue in Boiler Tubes

In the early 1980s, the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) identified 22 mechanisms that could result in the failure of a boiler tube. One of those mechanisms involved corrosion fatigue. At that time, this mechanism was not well understood. Moreover, there were no permanent solutions to address this mechanism. In 1992, approximately 10 years after

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Failure Never Happens Out of the Blue

In the competitive energy market of today, many plant engineers and managers find themselves tasked with minimizing the risk of failures of their critical components while simultaneously maximizing the reliability of the unit. Juggling these responsibilities, the average plant manager is wearing multiple hats at any given time, many of which can be outside of

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