What is the best practice of corrosion monitoring ?

why we need to conduct corrosion monitoring? Corrosion monitoring is an activity to check corrosion happened in an equipment. before we conduct a corrosion monitoring, we must understand the basic of corrosion and corrosion type. Corrosion is the destruction or degradation of a metal due to a redox reaction between a metal and various substances in the environment that produce undesirable compounds. The most common example of corrosion is iron corrosion. In the event of corrosion, the metal undergoes oxidation, while oxygen (air) is reduced. The metal rust is generally an oxide or carbonate. The chemical rust formula is Fe2O3.nH2O, a[…]

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what is Stress corrosion cracking ?

Stress Corrosion cracking (SCC) this phenomenon can be defined as material cracking due to the combined effect of static stress and corrosion. The stress involved can be residual stress and actual stress from an external load. The corrosion that occurs is generally very localized. Localized corrosion on the surface of the material usually acts as a stress raiser or stress concentrator. This corrosive cracking can be either transgranular or intergranular cracking depending on the type of alloy, metallurgical and environmental conditions. there are 3 main causes that determine the occurrence of Stress Corrosion Cracking are: Tensile stress. This tensile stress[…]

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oil and gas facilities pipeline material – API 5L PSL1

what is oil and gas facilities pipeline material? PSL 1 and PSL 2 oil and gas facilities pipeline material most used is carbon steel. The API – American Petroleum Institute makes a standard named Specification for Line Pipe – API 5L. Carbon steels are widely used in the oil and gas industry despite their corrosion resistance is limited. These materials are preferred to others because of economic considerations. The API 5L pipe steel is a low carbon steel, which is used for the fabrication of transmission pipelines. in general, there are 2 PSL ( product specification level ) ie PSL[…]

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CMMS (asset management software) best practice for Scheduling in Oil and Gas Company

What is the CMMS best practice for scheduling? many people asking about CMMS best practice for scheduling in Oil and Gas Company.what are the difference between planning and scheduling? Planning is a set of Planner activities to prepare a job that will be conducted by a crew in a certain location. For example, a mechanic crew will conduct a boiler feed water pump overhaul in a Power Plant. In a planning phase, a planner will conduct some activities such as job assessment. is a boiler feed water pump overhaul need spare part? what are the spare parts? how many the[…]

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