Tag: Boiler

Boiler Overhaul Project awarded to Thielsch Engineering

Thielsch Engineering was recently awarded a $2.76MM contract for the overhaul of Boiler No. 1 at Naval Station Newport located in Newport, Rhode Island.  Naval Station (NAVSTA) Newport is home to 50 Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and US Army Reserve commands and activities. Newport is the Navy’s premier site for training officers, officer candidates,

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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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Root Causes of Failures in Superheater and Reheat Outlet Headers

Failures in Superheater and Reheat Outlet headers are relatively infrequent. Unfortunately, when a failure does occur in these components, the necessary repairs may require several weeks to complete. Due to the substantial costs associated with any forced outage, it is imperative to perform routine inspections of headers. In this manner, conditions with the potential to

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Solutions for Safety and Reliability

4-SYTE continues to move forward into the future of information technology by introducing a fully customizable, interactive 3D environment that offers our clients complete control of their critical information pertaining to their facilities. The new 4-SYTE Viewer is a fully interactive 3D environment in which the boiler is your canvas. The program allows the user

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