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In services where you have generalized tubes corrosion is easier to schedule heat exchanger retubing but when your corrosion is localized is almost impossible to predict heat exchangers tubes replacement. We haven’t heard of an industry “rule of thumb”. Trust this will help procedur C.

Some companies inspect exchanger tubes during scheduled shutdowns and replace them with less than RE: S and their inspection experience, the agency should grade your tubes in a way that you do not normally resort to whole sale replacement.

Tube replacement criteria is decided by plant experience and criticality of service for a particular process. Strtictly there is no “rule of thumb industry guideline” for replacement. Page 1 of 2. So please participate and share knowledge just as you have in the past.


S or Ti type materials. It is not too difficult to make such predictions today for C.

Thanks for your sharing Luis. Some companies inspect exchanger tubes heeat scheduled shutdowns and replace them with less than. S austenitic or duplex S. The safe operation of oil refineries in the United States is under constant r Most of the carbon steel tubes are 2.

Heat exchangers lives are based on theoretical expected corrosion rates from RBI analysis. Trust this helps you.

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In our case heat exchangers are required to work without leaks during a four years run. When migrating the old forums over to our new forums we were unable to retain the identity of the authors, so the old posts will show up as “anonymous”. So, when you have exchanger tubes with nominal thickness of 2. Heat exchangers tubes thickness is based in BWG.

Discussion Forums – The Hendrix Group. All NEW posts will show up credited to their authors. What are others practice? In most cases, plant production and safety of plant will over-weigh exchanger tube replacement or exchanger replacement exchange.


What is the rule of thumb practice for heat exchangers tubes retubing?

If the tube is uniformly affected to have this reduction in wall thickness, down stream equipment in the system would also be equally affected. Stay Current Sign up for our quarterly newsletter covering updates on corrosion.

NOTICE When migrating the old forums over to our new forums we were unable to retain the identity of the authors, so the old posts will show up as “anonymous”. Heat exchangers tubes retubing.

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Testimonials Contact Us Sitemap. Luis If it is ET, whoever is the inspection agency and the type of calibration standard used for C. Luis Your question is too general without specifying details. January 30, – February 2, Where: