HRSG hot topics: risk-based inspection, corrosion under insulation, water chemistry

The Australasian HRSG Users Group (AHUG) celebrates 11 years of service to the industry at the organization’s 2018 meeting at the Brisbane Conference and Exhibition Center, November 11-13. Review the agenda here. Of all the HRSG groups outside the US, AHUG has the second longest history, behind only IMechE in the UK. The shared purpose […]

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AIG upgrades slash ammonia consumption, tube fouling

Managing a powerplant for top performance can be a thankless task. You always seem to be at odds with those controlling the purse strings who don’t fully understand how generating assets work. So you write a business case to illustrate that a better balance sheet would be possible were a given upgrade funded. Sometimes difficult […]

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ISO 16890, a new global test standard, facilitates comparison of alternative filters

There’s a new test standard for evaluating the efficiency of HVAC and industrial air filters—Classes G1 to F9. ISO 16890, which completed an 18-month phase-in period in June 2018, is the first uniform filter standard for the world, Jason Tiffany, a product development engineer in the Gas Turbine Systems unit of Donaldson Company Inc, told […]

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