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Nineteen 2023 meetings focusing on user information needs that you should consider attending

February 19–23, 501F Users Group Annual Meeting, Reno, Nev, Peppermill Resort & Spa. Details/registration at www.501fusers.org as they become available. Chairman: Ivan Kush, Cogentrix Energy Power Management. Contact: Jacki Bennis, jacki@somp.co. February 19-23, 501G Users Group Annual Meeting, Reno, Nev, Peppermill Resort & Spa. Meeting is co-located with the 501F Users Group conference. Details/registration at …

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Experts address why, when, and how to deal with HP evaporator deposits

The most recent HRSG Forum, conducted virtually July 21, 2022, broadly addressed high-pressure (HP) evaporator deposits, and specifically under-deposit corrosion (UDC), a leading cause of HRSG tube failures (HTF). NEXT VIRTUAL HRSG FORUM: OCT 13 The first presentation, by Barry Dooley, Structural Integrity Associates Inc, focused on why UDC occurs, how to detect and analyze …

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Inspect, maintain hoses to prevent failures, protect personnel

Special to CCJ ONSite by Brian Hulse, BDHulse Consulting Services LLC If we know one thing about hoses, it’s that they’re expensive. So we always try to extract maximum value from them before they’re replaced. The hoses used on most gas turbines are manufactured with no published shelf-life or working-life limitation. Each hose on the …

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Clean inlet air at the proper temperature promotes top performance

Building the better mouse trap Special to CCJ ONsite by Brian Hulse, BDHulse Consulting Services LLC It’s an age-old quest—building the better mouse trap. The US Patent Office has issued over 4400 patents for mouse traps although, paradoxically, only about 20 of them have ever seen any commercial success. This would lead one to think …

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