Avoid stress corrosion cracking of stainless steel
This case history investigates equipment failure in a glycol unit
In hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) facilities, austenitic stainless steel (SS) is used for several reasons, including:
Avoiding iron pickup and maintaining product purity
Replacing carbon steel in operating services in which carbon steel is unsuitable, such as high temperature, corrosive fluids, highly toxic materials (HTM), etc.
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