Tag: Improve Boiler Reliability

Is an Inspection and Asset Management Program Right For You?

Wondering if an inspection and asset management program is right for you? Check out this short video for an introduction to what 4-SYTE has to offer and why it’s being used by over 100 facilities across America today.  It could be the most important 5 MINUTES you’ll spend.   Putting POWER back in your hands  Offered as

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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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Equipment Integrity Inspections – Essential to Risk Management

Risk management, or lack thereof, invariably affects the profitability of operations and may, if neglected, affect the survival of specific corporations. This applies also to specific units or plants within corporations. There have been numerous instances where catastrophic failures of equipment, that could have been avoided, have resulted in the closure of the operating plants

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