Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention

, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 5–7 | Cite as

Failure Avoidance Brief: Estimating Heater Tube Life



Reformer Stress Rupture Creep Rupture Heater Tube Intergranular Facet 
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© ASM International 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.BakerRiskSan Antonio USA

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