Bradley, S. A.

Honeywell UOP,

Steven Bradley is a Senior Research Fellow at Honeywell UOP, where he is responsible for metallurgical studies and failure analyses, and for electron microscopy characterization of catalysts. Dr. Bradley received his PhD from Northwestern University in materials science and engineering, is a Fellow of ASM Intl. and is an Award of Merit Fellow of ASTM. He is a registered professional engineer in Illinois, has published extensively in the area of metallurgical and catalyst analyses and development, and holds 15 US patents.

Metallurgy solution to prevent polythionic acid stress corrosion cracking in hydroprocessing

Hoehn, R. K., Bradley, S. A., M. W. Mucek, Honeywell UOP; Anada, H., Osuki, T., Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal Corp.

Hydrotreating is a staple process found in nearly every refinery. The process removes undesirable feed contaminants, such as sulfur, nitrogen and metals, and saturates olefins and/or aromatics to produce high-quality products.