A large manufacturer in Southeast Asia needed corrosion protection during hydrotesting, shipping, and storage of a variety of newly fabricated oil and gas equipment. They used VpCI®-649 BD to protect the boiler and drum during hydrotesting and applied VpCI®-609 to all equipment (reactors, vessels, columns, drums, separators, etc.) for six months of protection during shipping and prior to commissioning.
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It was great to have our team back in Houston May 1st-4th for the annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)! With attendance rebounding at this major oil, gas, and offshore event, OTC 2023 offered even more opportunities than AMPP to have deep conversations with industry professionals facing real offshore corrosion problems. This year, we noticed an especially
With higher demand bringing more drill ships out of warm- or cold-stacking, now is an excellent time to evaluate how current methods of layup have failed or succeeded and take a wiser view for inevitable future market downturns. Given the practical benefits of Cortec® preservation materials, which do not require electricity or temperature controls, that wiser
Are you in search of a clean and convenient way to protect metals from rusting? With Cortec® VpCI® Emitters, all that you need is an enclosed space for easy and effective corrosion prevention. Learn the how, when, where, and what of VpCI® Emitters to get started! How Emitters Work No matter what size, shape, or style of VpCI® Emitter
A major international oil company needed cleaning, preservation, and storage of spares at a warehouse in Qatar. The climate was harsh, with high fluctuating temperatures, 90% humidity, and fine blowing sand. Pipes, flanges, valves, fittings, and bolts were among the large and small parts undergoing preservation. Rust removal was done with VpCI®-422 and VpCI®-423, followed by cleaning with VpCI®-414. VpCI®-368 was
Tube bundles and shells are everywhere in the industrial world. A major threat to efficiency is rust, fouling, or other product buildup on the shell or tube side of the bundles. Over time, this makes the heat exchanger system work harder and can gradually raise operational costs or even lead to equipment failure. Cortec® offers the