Hydrogen Damage to No. 2 Boiler at Armstrong Power Station

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R. H. Cook

West Penn Power Company, Greensburg, Pa.

J. Eng. Power 86(3), 344-346 (Jul 01, 1964) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3677600 History: Received June 07, 1963; Online January 10, 2012


This paper documents the history of hydrogen damage to a large central station steam-generating unit. The nature and extent of the damage are discussed, and the inspection techniques used to detect damaged areas are described. Boiler operation, chemistry of boiler water, feedwater treatment, and other influencing factors are also discussed.

Copyright © 1964 by ASME
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