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Corrosion Chronicles

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An original podcast series from the Materials Technology Institute, focused on materials in the processing industry and the experts within the community.

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An original podcast series from the Materials Technology Institute, focused on materials in the processing industry and the experts within the community.

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English


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Benefits and Challenges of Tantalum

7/3/2024
In our season 1 finale, host Heather Allain flips the script by interviewing her co-host, Marc Cook, for an in-depth discussion on tantalum. They explore the various alloys of tantalum, its market dynamics, pricing trends, and the types of equipment where tantalum is used. Tune in to learn about hydrogen embrittlement, fabrication basics, inspection and testing methods, and repair techniques. Corrosion Chronicles is produced by Association Briefings.

Duration:00:48:10

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Benefits and Challenges of Titanium and Zirconium

6/5/2024
In this episode, Richard Sutherlin, a metallurgical and corrosion consultant, sits down with co-hosts Heather Allain and Marc Cook to discuss titanium and zirconium alloys. They chat about the unique properties of specific grades of titanium, their various applications, and the challenges of identifying and assessing hydriding in titanium tubes. They also discuss safety considerations and proper procedures when working with pyrophoric materials like zirconium and titanium. Corrosion Chronicles is produced by Association Briefings. Show notes Best Practices for Reactive & Refractory Metals Five Volume Set Available for Purchase (mti-global.org) (public) Best Practices for Reactive and Refractory Metals (mti-global.org) (member)

Duration:00:45:51

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Benefits and Challenges of Plastic Lined Pipe

5/1/2024
In this episode, David Yanik, Product Engineering Manager at Crane ChemPharma, sits down with co-hosts Heather Allain and Marc Cook to discuss plastic-lined pipe. They chat about liner manufacturing methods, permeation, liner flaring, factory versus field flaring, predicting remaining life, gaskets, retorque, torque values, Belleville washers and damage mechanisms. Corrosion Chronicles is produced by Association Briefings.

Duration:00:40:41

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Benefits and Challenges of Corrosion Resistant Masonry Lined Systems

4/3/2024
In this episode, Kevin Brooks, president of Knight Material Technologies, sits down with co-hosts Heather Allain and Marc Cook to discuss corrosion testing for linings. Tune in as they explore various topics including inspection methods for linings, the use of thermal imaging for inspections, core sampling techniques, equipment cleaning procedures, safe methods for equipment storage, equipment size ranges, chemical expansion of bricks, and considerations for thermal shock and external insulation. Corrosion Chronicles is produced by Association Briefings.

Duration:00:43:55

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Benefits and Challenges of Stainless Steels

3/6/2024
In this episode, Gary Coates from the Nickel Institute sits down with co-hosts Heather Allain and Marc Cook to discuss stainless steels. The three chat about: the various series of stainless steel; magnetism as an identification technique; changes in stainless compositions as a function of time; stress corrosion cracking; sustainability in the context of stainless steel; PREN number; material suitability evaluation; temperature limits; and passivation.

Duration:00:39:19

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Benefits and Challenges of Fiber-Reinforced Composites

2/7/2024
In this episode, industry veteran Dale Keeler, Associate Director at MTI, sits down with co-hosts Heather Allain and Marc Cook to discuss fiber-reinforced composites (FRP). The three chat about: fabrication methods; the types of fiber, resin and additives; differences in design standards and practices around the globe; how material properties used in design are determined and validated; inspection and life assessment techniques; flange design; and thermal shock. Show notes Public bookstore – Guide for Repair and Alteration of FRP Equipment: https://marketplace.mimeo.com/mtiglobal/product/e3fb7e600fb4423b9532394fd8e7ec7b Members bookstore – Guide for Repair and Alteration of FRP Equipment: https://marketplace.mimeo.com/mtiglobalMEMBERS/product/1868c1a40bd94e05be701ab394d89498 Embedded RFID Sensor Technology https://www.mti-global.org/rfid-microsite/monitor-frp-vessel-integrity-with-rfid-sensors Risk Based Inspection for FRP Tanks https://access.mti-global.org/record/562?ln=en Global FRP Standards Comparative Report https://access.mti-global.org/record/337?ln=en Accelerated Testing of FRP https://access.mti-global.org/record/78?ln=en Corrosion Chronicles is hosted by Heather Allain and Marc Cook. Heather Allain is the Executive Director of Materials Technology Institute (MTI). She has been with the organization for 16 years and previously held an Associate Director position facilitating MTI’s Project work. Before MTI, she worked as a Materials Engineer at DuPont for 15 years, and has a BS in Materials Engineering from Rice University. Marc Cook has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University and an MS in Material Engineering from NC State. He has worked for Dow for 26 years and at a contracting company in Cincinnati for 3 years. His current role at Dow is leading the Technical Services Team for Ceramics and Refractory at Dow and providing materials engineering support to Dow’s Freeport, Texas site. Disclaimer: Marc Cook is an employee of Dow but is speaking purely in a personal capacity and is not talking about or recommending Dow products. Corrosion Chronicles is produced by Association Briefings.

Duration:00:48:08

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Benefits and Challenges of Ceramic Refractories

1/3/2024
In this episode, Jay Schickling, senior principal consultant at Chemours, sits down with co-hosts Heather Allain and Marc Cook to discuss refractory ceramics. The three chat about refractory linings details for process heaters, including: bricks, monolithic linings, ceramic fiber, thermal expansion, dryout, anchoring systems, inspection techniques, acceptance criteria for defects, and repair techniques. Show notes For more information about MTI’s Global Solutions Symposium, visit https://www.mti-global.org/mtisymposium/home Additional MTI resources: On-demand ceramics trainings: https://www.mti-global.org/participate/education Corrosion Chronicles is hosted by Heather Allain and Marc Cook. Heather Allain is the Executive Director of Materials Technology Institute (MTI). She has been with the organization for 16 years and previously held an Associate Director position facilitating MTI’s Project work. Before MTI, she worked as a Materials Engineer at DuPont for 15 years, and has a BS in Materials Engineering from Rice University. Marc Cook has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University and an MS in Material Engineering from NC State. He has worked for Dow for 26 years and at a contracting company in Cincinnati for 3 years. His current role at Dow is leading the Technical Services Team for Ceramics and Refractory at Dow and providing materials engineering support to Dow’s Freeport, Texas site. Disclaimer: Marc Cook is an employee of Dow but is speaking purely in a personal capacity and is not talking about or recommending Dow products. Corrosion Chronicles is produced by Association Briefings.

Duration:00:53:01

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Benefits and Challenges of Polymer-lined Steel Vessels

12/6/2023
In this episode, industry veterans Debra Mc Cauley and Dale Heffner sit down with co-hosts Heather Allain and Marc Cook to discuss polymer-lined steel vessels. The four chat about the end user drivers when purchasing polymer-lined steel vessels, including overall uses and costs; the supply chain and how the resins are produced; advantages and disadvantages of steel-lined equipment compared with dual laminate equipment; the use of cap strips; design details that need to be managed for the polymer-lined steel; hot water and helium tests and integrity techniques; and managing permeation in plastics. Show notes For more information about MTI’s Global Solutions Symposium, visit https://www.mti-global.org/mtisymposium/home Additional MTI resources: Cap Strip Video The lined equipment document is only available to members in the e-Library Public bookstore – Guide for Repair and Alteration of FRP Equipment Members bookstore – Guide for Repair and Alteration of FRP Equipment Dual Laminate Podcast Corrosion Chronicles is produced by Association Briefings.

Duration:00:53:52

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Benefits and Challenges of Nickel Alloys

11/2/2023
In this episode, Ajit Mishra, Materials Consultant at Corteva, sits down with co-hosts Heather Allain and Marc Cook to discuss nickel alloys. The three chat about the advantages of using nickel alloys, the overall market size; applications for nickel alloys; costs associated with various nickel alloys; minimizing weld corrosion; and lessons learned from being both a supplier and a chemical producer. Show notes For more information about MTI’s Global Solutions Symposium, visit https://www.mti-global.org/mtisymposium/home Additional MTI resources: Materials Selection for the CPI, second editionMS Series Bookshttps://marketplace.mimeo.com/mtiglobal#name=17Atlas of Microstructures for Alloy C-276 and Similar Casting Alloys (mti-global.org)Corrosion Testing of Iron- and Nickel-Based Alloys Part I: Test Methods (Revised) (mti-global.org)Corrosion Testing of Iron- and Nickel-Based Alloys Part II: Test Data (mti-global.org)

Duration:00:39:37

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Benefits and Challenges of Duplex Stainless Steels

10/4/2023
In this episode, Dr. Jim Fritz, industry veteran and current consultant for the Nickel Institute, sits down with co-hosts Heather Allain and Marc Cook to discuss the capabilities and limitations of duplex stainless steels. The three chat about the primary advantages of duplex stainless steel, including cost and resistance to stress corrosion cracking; primary disadvantages, including reduced formability; welding and managing the quality process; controlling the austenite-ferrite balance of duplex; and the upper and lower temperature limits for duplex stainless steels. Show notes For more information about MTI’s Global Solutions Symposium, visit https://www.mti-global.org/mtisymposium/home Resources Available to Members: MTI's Duplex Stainless Steel Atlas of Microstructures MTI's Guidelines for Measuring the Amount of Ferrite in Duplex Stainless Steels MTI's Fabrication of 2205 Duplex Stainless Steel REACs in Refinery Hydroprocessing Units Resources Available to Nonmembers: MTI's Guidelines for Measuring the Amount of Ferrite in Duplex Stainless Steels MTI's Fabrication of 2205 Duplex Stainless Steel REACs in Refinery Hydroprocessing Units Corrosion Chronicles is produced by Association Briefings.

Duration:00:42:28

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Benefits and Challenges of Dual Laminate

9/6/2023
In this episode, Brian Linnemann, engineering manager at RL industries, sits down with co-hosts Heather Allain and Marc Cook to discuss the pros and cons of dual laminate. The three chat about the differences between dual laminate and straight FRP laminate and the advantages of each, the art of forming thermoplastics, plastic welding, repair methods for dual laminate equipment, the difference between RTP-1 and ASME Section 10, and temperature limits for dual laminate versus bonded plastic liners. Show notes Available to MTI Members at No Charge: Guide for the Repair and Alteration of Lined Equipment Global FRP Standards Comparative Report, Volume 1 Plastic Repair Welding Polymer Cap Strip Welding, MTI Project 267 Available for Public Purchase: Guide for the Repair and Alteration of Lined Equipment Global FRP Standards Comparative Report, Volume 1 Plastic Repair Welding Polymer Cap Strip Welding, MTI Project 267, is not available to the public at this time. Corrosion Chronicles is produced by Association Briefings.

Duration:00:42:04

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Benefits and Challenges of Graphite Heat Exchangers

8/2/2023
In this episode, co-hosts Heather Allain and Marc Cook sit down with Chris Cary, a 33-year industry veteran with 25 years of experience at Dow Chemical, to discuss the pros and cons of graphite. The three chat about how graphite components get connected together to make a heat exchanger, what kind of chemical services graphite is suitable for, what applications can be made out of graphite, how to inspect for degradation in graphite, and any special considerations when selecting and installing his graphite equipment. Show notes Corrosion Chronicles is hosted by Heather Allain and Marc Cook. Heather Allain is the Executive Director of Materials Technology Institute (MTI). She has been with the organization for 16 years and previously held an Associate Director position facilitating MTI’s Project work. Before MTI, she worked as a Materials Engineer at DuPont for 15 years, and has a BS in Materials Engineering from Rice University. Marc Cook has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University and an MS in Material Engineering from NC State. He has worked for Dow for 26 years and at a contracting company in Cincinnati for 3 years. His current role at Dow is leading the Technical Services Team for Ceramics and Refractory at Dow and providing materials engineering support to Dow’s Freeport, Texas site. Disclaimer: Marc Cook is an employee of Dow but is speaking purely in a personal capacity and is not talking about or recommending Dow products. Today’s episode on graphite includes a reference to a spiral graphite heat exchanger, which can be seen here: Annular groove graphite heat exchangers - GAB Neumann (gab-neumann.com) Other manufacturers and different designs can be seen here: Equipment for Corrosive Applications | SGL Carbon Graphite & SIC Heat Exchangers | Fluoropolymers | CG Thermal MERSEN | Anticorrosion Equipment | Industrial Process Systems None of these manufacturers are endorsed or recommended by MTI, but are shown for informational purposes only. This episode is produced by Association Briefings.

Duration:00:53:54

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Benefits and Challenges of Carbon Steel

7/5/2023
In this episode, co-hosts Heather Allain and Marc Cook sit down with Kevin Ganschow, associate director at the Materials Technology Institute, to discuss carbon steel. The three have an engaging conversation wrapped around the difference between carbon steel and iron, the complexities of the material, applications where carbon steel is preferable, common failure modes for carbon steel, why the Charpy Impact Test is significant, and repair considerations. Show notes Corrosion Chronicles is hosted by Heather Allain and Marc Cook. Heather Allain is the Executive Director of Materials Technology Institute (MTI). She has been with the organization for 16 years and previously held an Associate Director position facilitating MTI’s Project work. Before MTI, she worked as a Materials Engineer at DuPont for 15 years, and has a BS in Materials Engineering from Rice University. Marc Cook has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University and an MS in Material Engineering from NC State. He has worked for Dow for 26 years and at a contracting company in Cincinnati for 3 years. His current role at Dow is leading the Technical Services Team for Ceramics and Refractory at Dow and providing materials engineering support to Dow’s Freeport, Texas site. Disclaimer: Marc Cook is an employee of Dow but is speaking purely in a personal capacity and is not talking about or recommending Dow products. Infographic reference in this episode: All the Metals We Mined in One Visualization (visualcapitalist.com) This episode is produced by Association Briefings.

Duration:00:42:54

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Benefits and Challenges of Glass-Lined Equipment

6/1/2023
In our inaugural episode, co-hosts Heather Allain and Marc Cook sit down with Lisa Desai, director of technology sales at Pfaudler, to discuss glass-lined equipment. The three have an engaging conversation wrapped around the firing process, the art of spraying glass, benefits and value of using glass as a construction material, and discussions about gaskets, flanges and clamps. Show notes Corrosion Chronicles is hosted by Heather Allain and Marc Cook. Heather Allain is the Executive Director of Materials Technology Institute (MTI). She has been with the organization for 16 years and previously held an Associate Director position facilitating MTI’s Project work. Before MTI, she worked as a Materials Engineer at DuPont for 15 years, and has a BS in Materials Engineering from Rice University. Marc Cook has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University and an MS in Material Engineering from NC State. He has worked for Dow for 26 years and at a contracting company in Cincinnati for 3 years. His current role at Dow is leading the Technical Services Team for Ceramics and Refractory at Dow and providing materials engineering support to Dow’s Freeport, Texas site. Disclaimer: Marc Cook is an employee of Dow but is speaking purely in a personal capacity and is not talking about or recommending Dow products. Note: The glass lining thickness measurement is indicated as "mils" in the podcast. A mil is equivalent to a thousandth of an inch, not a mm. For example glass thickness range of 40-90 mils is ~1-2.3 mm. Related videos: Cryo-Lock® impeller installation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3F0gFzbqiQ Glass-lined process: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpyPsUxLgqI (To see the glowing red reactor mentioned within the episode, check out the 8:14 mark.) Additional resources: For an in-depth look at the repair and damage assessment for glass-lined equipment, order MTI's comprehensive manual, "Operation, Maintenance and Repair of Glass-Lined Equipment:" https://marketplace.mimeo.com/mtiglobal/product/4f25e24a630a4ef79ec63d4088272516#name=17 This episode is produced by Association Briefings.

Duration:00:37:22

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Corrosion Chronicles Trailer

5/24/2023
The Materials Technology Institute presents the all-new Corrosion Chronicles – an original podcast series where we chat with experts in the materials and processing industries. Join our hosts Heather Allain and Marc Cook as they engage in conversations with these professionals, providing key takeaways to apply at your plant or job. Check out the trailer for season one!

Duration:00:01:04