Stress Corrosion Cracking on Turbine Rotor

Stress Corrosion Cracking on Turbine Rotor

FEC was approached by one of our clients who had experienced a turbine rotor failure due to stress corrosion cracking. Following the failure, a monitoring program for crack detection and growth was implemented. During the crack inspection program one rotor showed...
FFS on Multi-ply Expansion Bellows

FFS on Multi-ply Expansion Bellows

FEC was approached by one of our clients who had been supplied an expansion bellows in the repaired condition. During fabrication of a shell and tube heat exchanger, its laminated style expansion bellows was accidentally damaged in a grinding operation. Damage to the...
Reduced Nozzle Wear Rates via CFD

Reduced Nozzle Wear Rates via CFD

FEC was approached by one of our clients experiencing significant downtime and resultant costs caused by the regular failure of a nozzle and plug valve used in a thickener underflow application. The aim of the project was to determine whether planned geometry...